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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

* - designates corresponding author(s)

 

2022

59. J. Bruns, T. Egan, P. Mercier, *S. P. Zustiak, gGlioblastoma spheroid growth and chemotherapeutic responses in single and dual-stiffness hydrogelsh, Acta Biomaterialia, 2022, In Press (IF: 7.242)

    INVITED for Special Issue on gMechanics of Cells and Fibersh

58. M. S. Kader, C. Weyer, A. Avila, S. Stealey, S. A. Sell, S. P. Zustiak, *S. W. Buckner, *S. McBride-Gagyi, *P. A. Jelliss, gSynthesis and Characterization of BaSO4−CaCO3−Alginate Nanocomposite Materials as Contrast Agents for Fine Vascular Imagingh, ACS Materials Au, 2022, in press (IF: new journal)

57. S. Stealey, M. Khachani, and *S. P. Zustiak, gAdsorption and Sustained Delivery of Small Molecules from Nanosilicate Hydrogel Compositesh, Pharmaceuticals, 2022, 15(1), 56 (IF: 5.863)

56. K. Vogt, L. Aryan, S. Stealey, K. Pereira, *A. Hall, *S. P. Zustiak, gMicrofluidic Fabrication of Imageable and Resorbable Polyethylene Glycol Microspheres for Catheter Embolizationh, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 2022, 110(1), 131-142 (IF: 3.525)

 

2021

55. P. Genovese, A. Patel, N. Ziemkiewicz, A. Paoli, J. Bruns, N. Case, S. P. Zustiak, and *K. Garg, gCo-delivery of fibrin-laminin hydrogel with mesenchymal stem cell spheroids supports skeletal muscle regeneration following traumah, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2021, 15(12), 1131-1143  (IF: 3.963)

54. S. Sheth, S. Stealey, *N. Y. Morgan*, and *S. P. Zustiak, gMicrofluidic Chip Device for in situ Mixing and Fabrication of Hydrogel Microspheres via Michael-Type Additionh, Langmuir, 2021, 37(40), 11793–11803 (IF: 3.557)

53. Z. Ghassemi, S. Ruesing (co-first), *J. B. Leach, and *S. P. Zustiak, gStability and Structure of Lysozyme Encapsulated in Michael-Type Addition Polyethylene Glycol Hydrogelsh, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2021, 118(12), 4840-4853 (IF: 4.002)

52. J. Bruns, *S. P. Zustiak, gHydrogel-based spheroid models of glioblastoma for drug screening applicationsh, Missouri Medicine, July/August 2021 Issue, 118(4), 346-351 (IF: 0.35)

    INVITED for Theme Issue on gSLU Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscienceh

51. S. Stealey, A. Gaharwar, N. Pozzi, *S. P. Zustiak, gDevelopment of Nanosilicate-Hydrogel Composites for Sustained Delivery of Charged Biopharmaceuticsh, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13(24), 27880–27894 (IF: 8.758)

50. L. Hill, J. Bruns, *S. P. Zustiak, gHydrogel matrix presence and composition influences drug responses of encapsulated glioblastoma spheroidsh, Acta Biomaterialia, 2021, 132, 437-447 (IF: 7.242);

    INVITED for Special Issue on gBiomaterials for Personalized Disease Modelsh

 

2020

49. S. M. Kroger, L. Hill, E. Jain, A. Stock, P. J. Bracher, F. He, *S. P. Zustiak, gDesign of Hydrolytically Degradable Polyethylene Glycol Crosslinkers for Facile Control of Hydrogel Degradationh, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2020, 20(10), 2000085 (IF: 3.85)

48. M. Choi, A. Blanco, S. Stealey, X. Duan, N. Case, S. Sell, M.F. Rai, *S.P. Zustiak, gMicro-clotting of Platelet-Rich Plasma upon Loading in Hydrogel Microspheres Leads to Prolonged Protein Release and Slower Microsphere Degradationh, Polymers, 2020, 12(8), 1712 (IF: 3.426)

47. E. Jain, M. Flanagan, S. Sheth, S. Patel, Q. Gan, B. Patel, *A. Montano, *S. P. Zustiak, gBiodegradable polyethylene glycol hydrogels for sustained release and enhanced stability of rhGALNS enzymeh, Drug Delivery and Translational Research, 2020, In press (IF: 3.111)

46. J. Peters, L. Vest, M. Schuelke, S. P. Zustiak, A. F. Hall, S. McBride-Gagyi, gMicroCT Vascular Network Analysis Program: Development, Validation and Comparison to Manufacturer Softwareh, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2020, 38(6), 1340-1350 (IF: 3.414)

 

2019

45. S. Sheth, E. Barnard, B. Hyatt, *M. Rathinam, *S. P. Zustiak, gPredicting Drug Release from Degradable Hydrogels Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy and Mathematical Modellingh, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2019, 7, 410 (IF: 5.122)

44. *S. P. Zustiak, S. Sheth, M. Imaninezhad, gChapter 12: Pharmacological therapies and factors delivery for spinal cord injury (SCI) regenerationh, Spinal Cord Injury Repair Strategies: A Window on Regenerative Medicine Multidisciplinary Approaches, Editor-in-chief Profs. Giuseppe Perale and Filippo Rossi, Woodhead Publishers - Elsevier, New Jersey, 2019

    INVITED book chapter

43. E. Jain, A. Blanco, N. Chinzei, L. J. Sandell, N. Case, S. A. Sell, *M. F. Rai, *S. P. Zustiak, gSustained-released platelet-rich plasma from polyethylene glycol hydrogels exerts beneficial effects on chondrocytesh, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2019, 37 (11), 2401-2410 (IF: 3.414)

42. M. Imaninezhad, L. Hill, G. Kolar, K. Vogt, *S. P. Zustiak, gTemplated hydrogels for spheroid and aggregate cell cultureh, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2019, 30, 34-46 (IF: 4.818)

 

2018

41. M. Imaninezhad, J. Schober, D. Griggs, P. Ruminski, I. Kuljanishvili, *S. P. Zustiak,hCell attachment and spreading on carbon nanotubes is mediated by integrin bindingh, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2018, 6, 129, (IF: 5.122)

40. N. Ziemkiewicz, M. Talovic, J. Madsen, L. Hill, R. Scheidt, A. Patel, G. Haas, M. Marcinczyk, S. P. Zustiak, *K. Garg, gLaminin-111 functionalized polyethylene glycol hydrogels support myogenic activity in vitroh, Biomedical Materials, 2018, 13(6), 065007, (IF: 2.897)

39. J. Bruns, S. McBride-Gaguy, *S. P. Zustiak, gInjectable and Cell-Adhesive Polyethylene Glycol Cryogel Scaffolds: Independent Control of Cryogel Microstructure and Composition g, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2018, 303(10), 1800298 (IF: 2.781)

38. M. Imaninezhad, K. Pemberton, F. Xu, K. Kalinowski, R. Bera, *S. P. Zustiak, gDirected and enhanced neurite outgrowth following exogenous electrical stimulation on carbon nanotube-hydrogel compositesh, Journal of Neural Engineering, 2018, 15(5), 056034 (IF: 3.465)

37. H. Huang, S. Sheth, X. Jiang, E. Jain, *S. P. Zustiak, *L. Yang, gA whispering gallery mode resonator sensor for in situ measurements of hydrogel gelationh, Optics Express, 2018, 26(1), 51-62; (IF: 3.148)

 

2017

36. M. Reimer, S. P. Zustiak, S. Sheth *J. M. Schober, gIntrinsic response towards physiologic stiffness is cell-type dependenth, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2017, 76(1-2), 197-208, (IF: 2.380)

35. S Sheth, E. Jain, A. Karadaghy, S. Syed H. Stevenson, *S. P. Zustiak, gUV dose governs UV-polymerized polyacrylamide hydrogel modulush, International Journal of Polymer Science, 2017, (IF: 1.077)

    INVITED – Special Edition on gThe Frontier of Biobased Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization, Application and Sustainability Assessmenth

34. M. Reimer, E. Denby, S. P. Zustiak, *J. Schober, gRas GAP-related C-terminal domain-dependent localization and tumorigenic activities of IQGAP1 in melanoma cellsh, Plos One, 2017, 12(12), e0189589; (IF: 2.806)

33. S. Syed, J. Schober, A. Blanco, *S. P. Zustiak, gMorphological adaptations in breast cancer cells as a function of prolonged passaging on compliant substratesh, PlosOne, 2017, 12(11), e0187853; (IF: 2.806)

32. S. Sheth, E. Jain, K. Polito, *S. Sell, *S. P. Zustiak, gStorage stability of biodegradable polyethylene glycol microspheresh, Materials Research Express, 2017, 4(10), 105403; (IF: 1.068)

31. M. Imaninezhad, E. Jain, *S. P. Zustiak, gCell microencapsulation in polyethylene glycol hydrogel microspheres using electrohydrodynamic sprayingh, Organoids: Stem Cells, Structure and Function, Springer: Methods in Molecular Biology, Editor-in-chief: Kursan Turksen, 2017

    INVITED book chapter

30. E. Jain, S. Sheth, A. Dunn, *S. P. Zustiak, *S. Sell, gSustained release of multicomponent platelet-rich plasma proteins from hydrolytically degradable PEG hydrogelsh, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 2017, 105(12), 3304-3314; (IF: 3.076)

29. T. Knobeloch, S. E. M. Abadi, J. Bruns, S. P. Zustiak, *G. Kwon, gDevelopment of an injectable hydrogel for encapsulation of islets to treat streptozotocin-induced diabetes in miceh, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 2017, 3(3), (IF: new journal)

28. A. S. Qayyum, E. Jain, G. Kolar, Y. Kim, S. Sell, *S. P. Zustiak, gDesign of electrohydrodynamic sprayed polyethylene glycol hydrogel microspheres for cell encapsulationh, Biofabrication, 2017, 9(2), 025019, (IF: 5.240)

27. Y. Wang, D. Vasileva, *S. P. Zustiak, *I. Kuljanishvili, gRaman spectroscopy enabled investigation of carbon nanotube quality upon dispersion in aqueous environmentsh, Biointerphases, 2017, 12(1), 011004, (IF: 2.677)

26. E. Jain, L. Hill, E. Canning, *S. Sell, *S. P. Zustiak, gControl of gelation, degradation and physical properties of polyethylene glycol hydrogels through the chemical and physical identity of the crosslinkerh, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2017, 5, 2679-2691, (IF: 4.872)

25. F. Ordikhani, S. Sheth, *S. P. Zustiak, gPolymeric particle-mediated therapies to treat spinal cord injuryh, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2017, 516(1-2), 71-81 (IF: 3.65)

24. M. Imaninezhad, *I. Kuljanishvili, *S. P. Zustiak, gA Novel Method of Transferring Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on a Hydrogel for Biomedical Applicationsh, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2017, 11(3), 1600261, (IF: 3.85)

 

2016

23. Y. Chehreghanianzabi, *S. P. Zustiak, gFluorophore-polymer complexation studied by fluorescence correlation spectroscopyh, Macromolecular Research, 2016, 24(11), 995-1002 (IF: 1.357)

22. N. Ahmed, J. Schober, L. Hill, *S. P. Zustiak, gCustom multiwell plate design for rapid assembly of photo-patterned hydrogelsh, Tissue Engineering Part C, 2016, 22(6), 543-551, (IF: 4.448)

21. F. Ordikhani, *S. P. Zustiak, *A. Simchi, gSurface modifications of titanium implants by multilayer bioactive coatings with drug delivery potential: antimicrobial, biological, and drug release studiesh, Journal of the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (JOMJ), 2016, 68(4), 1100-1108; (IF: 1.757)

    INVITED – Special Edition on gBiomaterials for Healthcareh

20. P. Donovan, Y. Chehreghanianzabi, *M. Rathinam, *S. P. Zustiak, gHomogenization theory for the prediction of obstructed solute diffusivity in polymer solutionsh, PlosOne, 2016, 11(1), e0146093; (IF: 3.234)

19. S. P. Zustiak, C. Medina, S. Dadhwal, S. Steczina, Y. Chehreghanianzabi, A. Ashraf, P. Asuri, gThree-dimensional matrix stiffness and adhesive ligands affect cancer cell response to toxinsh, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 2016, 113(2), 443-452 ; (IF: 4.164)

18. *S. P. Zustiak, gTailoring Hydrogel Adhesiveness to Cells, Proteins, and Bacteriah,  Fundamentals of Hydrogels, World Scientific Publishing Company, Editor-in-chief Profs. Ali Khademhosseini and Utkan Demirci, World Scientific Publishing Co., New Jersey, 2016

    INVITED book chapter

 

2015

17. F. Ordikhani, *Y. Kim, *S. P. Zustiak, gThe role of biomaterials in cancer stem cells enrichment and behaviorh, Journal of the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (JOMJ), 2015, 67(11), 2543-2549; (IF: 1.757)

   INVITED – Special Edition on gBiomaterials: Surfaces and Biointerfaces: Part IIh

    Editorfs choice for November

16. K. Shah, D. Vasileva, A. Karadaghy, *S. P. Zustiak, gDevelopment and characterization of polyethylene glycol-carbon nanotube hydrogel compositeh, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 7950-7962; (IF: 4.872)

    INVITED - Special Edition on gBio-inspired and Natural Materialsh

 15. E. Jain, K. Scott, *S. P. Zustiak, *S. Sell, gFabrication of polyethylene glycol-based hydrogel microspheres through electrosprayingh, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2015, 300(8), 823-835; (IF: 2.781)

14. *S. P. Zustiak, gThe role of matrix compliance on cell responses to drugs and toxins: towards predictive drug screening platformsh, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2015, 15(5), 589-599, DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201400507; (IF: 3.650)

      INVITED review

13. S. Syed, A Karadaghy, *S. P. Zustiak, gDevelopment of polyacrylamide-based multiwell stiffness assayh, Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), 2015, 97, e52643, DOI: 10.3791/52643; (IF: 1.19)

      INVITED methods paper

12. *S. P. Zustiak, gHydrolytically degradable polyethylene glycol (PEG) hydrogel: synthesis, gel formation, and characterizationh, for Neuromethods: Extracellular Matrix, Humana Press, Editor-in-chief Prof. Jennie Leach and Elizabeth Powell, Springer Science and Business Media, New York, 2015

      INVITED book chapter

 

2014

11. *S. P. Zustiak, R. Nossal, D. Sackett, gMultiwell stiffness assay for the study of cell responsiveness to cytotoxic drugsh, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 2014, 111(2), 396-403; (IF: 4.164)

 

2013

10. S. P. Zustiak, A. Ribeiro, S. Pubill, JB Leach, gHydrolytically degradable poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogel as a cell delivery vehicle: characterization of PC12 cell responseh, Biotechnology Progress, 2013, 29(5), 1255-1264; (IF: 2.167)

9. S. P. Zustiak, Y. Wei, J. B. Leach, gProtein-hydrogel interactions in tissue engineering mechanisms and applicationsh, Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews, 2013, 19(2), 160-171; (IF: 4.254)

      Featured Article in Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews April 2013 Issue

 

2003—2012

8. *S. P. Zustiak, J. Riley, H. Boukari, H. A. Gandjbakhche, R. Nossal, gEffects of Multiple Scattering on Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Measurements of Particles Moving within Optically Dense Mediah, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2012, 17(12), 125004-125004; (IF: 2.752)

7. S. P. Zustiak, R. Nossal, D. Sackett, gHindered Diffusion in Polymeric Solutions Studied by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopyh, Biophysical Journal, 2011, 101, 255-264; (IF: 3.832)

6.  S. P. Zustiak, J. B. Leach, gCharacterization of Protein Release from Hydrolytically Degradable Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogelsh, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 2011, 108, 197-206; (IF: 4.164)

5.  S. P. Zustiak, J. B. Leach, gHydrolytically Degradable Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogel Scaffolds with Tunable Degradation and Mechanical Propertiesh, Biomacromolecules, 2010, 11, 1348-1357; (IF: 5.788)

4.  S. P. Zustiak, H. Boukari, J. B. Leach, gSolute Diffusion and Interactions in Cross-linked Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels Studied by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopyh,    Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 3609-3618; (IF: 4.151)

3.  S. P. Zustiak, R. Durbal, J. B. Leach, gInfluence of Cell-adhesive Peptide Ligands on Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogel Physical, Mechanical and Transport Propertiesh, Acta Biomaterialia, 2010, 6, 3404-3414; (IF: 5.684)

2.  S. Petrova, Y. Kostov, K. Jeffris, G. Rao, gOptical Ratiometric Sensor for Alcohol Measurementsh, Analytical Letters, 2007, 40(3), 715-727; (IF: 0.982)

1.  A. Pandelova, S. Petrova, A. Neykov, gExperimental Research of a Hybrid Biosensor for Ecological Purposesh, Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2003, 17, 187-193

 

 

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