Below are some featured publications from C-DOCTOR ITP teams and leadership. Please e-mail VyVy Nguyen to have your publication included here.

As part of the C-DOCTOR ITP Team Award Terms & Conditions, all publications supported in whole or part by C-DOCTOR funds must include the following acknowledgments: “Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute Of Dental & Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health under award number U24 DE029463. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.” 

  1. Elumalai, A., & Mills, D.K. (2022) An eco-friendly, simple, and inexpensive method for metal-coating strontium onto halloysite nanotubes. J. Compos. Sci. 6, 276. doi: 10.3390/jcs6090276
  2. Liu, N., Chen, S., Geng, D., Lei, J., Zhang, J., Li, L., Lin, Y., Ouyang, Y., Shkhyan, R., Van Handel, B., Bian, F., Mkaratigwa, T., Chai, Y. and Evseenko, D. (2022) Local Drug-Induced Modulation of gp130 Receptor Signaling Delays Disease Progression in a Pig Model of Temporo-Mandibular Joint OsteoarthritisFront. Dent. Med. 3:937819. doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2022.937819.
  3. McFarland, A.W., Jr.; Elumalai, A.; Miller, C.C.; Humayun, A.; Mills, D.K. Effectiveness and Applications of a Metal-Coated HNT/Polylactic Acid Antimicrobial Filtration System. Polymers 2022, 14, 1603. doi: 10.3390/polym14081603
  4. Chen, K., Kwon, S.H., Henn, D., Gurtner, G.C., et al. (2021). Disrupting biological sensors of force promotes tissue regeneration in large organismsNat Commun 12, 5256.
  5. Johnson Z.M., Yuan Y., Li X., Jashashvili T., Jamieson M., Urata M., Chen Y., Chai Y. (2021). Mesenchymal stem cells and 3D-osteoconductive scaffold regenerate calvarial bone in critical size defects in swineStem Cells Translational Medicine. doi:10.1002/sctm.20-0534
  6. Elumalai A., Lou Y., Humayun A., McFarland A.J., Mills D.K. (2020). 3D Printed Ceramic-Polymer Composites for Treating Bone Infection. In: Li B., Moriarty T., Webster T., Xing M. (eds) Racing for the Surface. Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-34475-7_25
  7. Humayun A., Luo Y., Mills D.K. (2020). Electrophoretic Deposition of Gentamicin-Loaded ZnHNTs-Chitosan on TitaniumCoatings, 10, 944.
  8. Humayun A., Luo Y., Elumalai A., Mills DK. (2020). Differential antimicrobial and cellular response of electrolytically metalized halloysite nanotubes having different amounts of surface metallizationMaterials Advances. doi: 10.1039/d0ma00134a.
  9. Bacino M., Girn, V., Nurrohman H., Saeki K., Marshall S. J., Gower L., Saeed E., Stewart R., Le T., Marshall G.W., & Habelitz S. (2019). Integrating the PILP-mineralization process into a restorative dental treatmentDental materials: official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials35(1), 53–63. doi:10.1016/
  10. Jones R.E., Salhotra A., Robertson K.S., Ransom R.C., Foster D.S., Shah H.N., Quarto N., Wan D.C., & Longaker M.T. (2019). Skeletal Stem Cell-Schwann Cell Circuitry in Mandibular RepairCell reports28(11), 2757–2766.e5. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.021
  11. McFarland A.W., Lou Y., Elumulai A., Humayun A., Mills D.K. (2019). 3D Printing of Bioactive Devices for Clinical Medicine Applications. In: Hussain C., Thomas S. (eds) Handbook of Polymer and Ceramic Nanotechnology. Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10614-0_41-1
  12. Yuan Y., & Chai Y. (2019). Regulatory mechanisms of jaw bone and tooth developmentCurrent topics in developmental biology133, 91–118. doi:10.1016/bs.ctdb.2018.12.013
  13. Chan C.K.F., Gulati G.S., Sinha R., …, Weissman I.L., Chang H.Y., and Longaker M.T. (2018). Identification of the Human Skeletal Stem Cell. Cell, 175, 43-56. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.029.
  14. Flacco J., Chung N., Blackshear, C.P., Irizarry D., Momeni A., Lee G.K., Nguyen D., Gurtner G. C., Longaker M. T., & Wan D. C. (2018). Deferoxamine Preconditioning of Irradiated Tissue Improves Perfusion and Fat Graft RetentionPlastic and reconstructive surgery141(3), 655–665. doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000004167
  15. Giannobile W. V., Chai Y., Chen Y., Healy K.E., Klein O., Lane N., Longaker M.T., Lotz J.C., Mooney D. J., Sfeir C.S., Urata M., Wagner W.R., Wu B.M., & Kohn D.H. (2018). Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Regenerative Medicine: Transforming Biotechnologies for Innovating Patient CareJournal of dental research97(4), 361–363. doi:10.1177/0022034518761346
  16. Ha P., Golnazarian N. K., Soo C., & Zheng Z. (2018). Bioactive wound Closure Devices are highly DemandedClinics of surgery1(5), 1025.
  17. Ransom R.C., Carter A.C., Salhotra A., Leavitt T, Wan D.C., Chang, H.Y., & Longaker, M.T. (2018). Mechanoresponsive stem cells acquire neural crest fate in jaw regenerationNature563(7732), 514–521. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0650-9
  18. Zhao H., Feng J., Seidel K., Shi S., Klein O., Sharpe P., & Chai Y. (2018). Secretion of Shh by a Neurovascular Bundle Niche Supports Mesenchymal Stem Cell Homeostasis in the Adult Mouse IncisorCell stem cell23(1), 147. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2018.05.023
  19. Murphy M.P., Quarto N., Longaker M.T., & Wan D.C. (2017). Calvarial Defects: Cell-Based Reconstructive Strategies in the Murine ModelTissue engineering. Part C, Methods23(12), 971–981. doi:10.1089/ten.TEC.2017.0230
  20. Park S., Zhao H., Urata M., Chai Y. (2016). Sutures possess strong regenerative capacity for calvarial bone injuryStem Cells and Development, 25: 1801-1807. doi:10.1089/scd.2016.0211
  21. Zhao H., Feng J., Ho T-V., Grimes W., Urata M., & Chai Y. (2015). The suture provides a niche for mesenchymal stem cells of craniofacial bones. Nature Cell Biology. doi:10.1038/ncb3139. PubMed PMID: 25799059.
  22. Wan D.C., Siedhoff M.T., Kwan M.D., Nacamuli R.P., Wu B.M., Longaker MT. (2007). Refining retinoic acid stimulation for osteogenic differentiation of murine adipose-derived adult stromal cells. Tissue Engineering, 13(7):1623-31. doi: 10.1089/ten.2006.0283
  23. Lotz J.C., Kroeber M.W., Heilmann M., Pericherla K., Kimmel D., Kinney J.H., Lane N.E. (2000). Tibial plateau fracture as a measure of early estrogen-dependent bone fragility in rats. J Orthop Res, 18(2):326-32.
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