Recent Publications

A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, R.A.Khanjian & A.Balkowiec (2015). Cellular mechanisms of activity-dependent BDNF expression in primary sensory neurons. Neuroscience, 310: 665-673.

A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, T.Jacob, W.Krueger, D.Rammuno-Johnson, A. Balkowiec, K.A.Lidke &T.Vu (2014). Heterogeneous intracellular trafficking dynamics of brain-derived neurotrophic factor complexes in the neuronal soma revealed by single quantum dot tracking. PLoS ONE, 9 (4):e95113.

F.A.Elbarbry, A.Vermehren-Schmaedick & A.Balkowiec (2014). Modulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in the Rat Kidney by Sulforaphane: Implications for Regulation of Blood Pressure. ISRN Pharmacology, 2014: 683508.

A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, V.K.Jenkins, H-Y.Hsieh, M.P.Page, V.L.Brooks & A.Balkowiec (2013). Upregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in nodose ganglia and the lower brainstem of hypertensive rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research 91: 220-229.

Beemsterboer, P.L. Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene. (2nd edition) Saunders Elsevier Philadelphia, PA 2010. (3rd edition in press, release date March 2016).

Barabaschi G, Manoharan V, Li Q, Bertassoni LE. Engineering Pre-vascularized Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration. In 'Engineering Load-bearing and mineralized tissues';Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology;Publisher: Springer 2015. In-press doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22345-2 (IF 2.0)

Bertassoni, LE. Bioprinting human organs. Australasian Science. 2015 April (Invited short-review)

Bertassoni LE. 3D Bioprinting - Manufacturing a New Solution for an Old Problem. Proto Magazine (Massachusetts General Hospital) Winter 2015, pp 10 (Invited Commentary)

Bertassoni LE, Kury M, Rathsam C, Little CB, Swain MV. The Role of Proteoglycans in the Nanoindentation Creep Behavior of Human Dentin. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (IF 3.1)

Elfallah HM, Bertassoni LE, Charadram N, Rathsam C, Swain MV. Effect of tooth bleaching agents on protein content and mechanical properties of dental enamel. Acta Biomater. 2015 doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2015.03.035 (IF 5.1)

Obregon F, Vaquette C, Ivanovski S, Hutmacher D, Bertassoni LE. 3D Bioprinting for Regenerative Dentistry and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering. Journal of Dental Research. 2015 Accepted on May 6, 2015 (IF 4.4)

Stankoska K, Sarram L, Smith S, Bedran-Russo AK, Little CB, Swain MV, Bertassoni LE. Immunolocalization and distribution of proteoglycans in carious dentine. Aust Dent J. 2015 Oct 5. doi: 10.1111/adj.12376. (IF 1.9)

Thomé T; Erhardt MCG; Ariene L; Bakri IA; Bedran-Russo AK; Bertassoni LE. Emerging polymers in dentistry. In 'Advances in Polymer Science';Publisher: Springer 2015, pp 265-296

Hasley, A., Chavez, S., Danilchik, M., Wühr, M., Pelegri, F. (in press, June 2016). "Vertebrate embryonic cleavage pattern determination." Chapter 4 in Early Vertebrate Development: The Egg-to-Embryo Transition. Springer Press (eds. F. Pelegri, M. Danilchik, and A. Sutherland).

Tian, Q., Smart, J. L., Clement, J. H., Wang, Y., Derkatch, A., Schubert, H., Danilchik, M. V., Marks, D. L. and Fedorov, L. M. (2015). RHEB1 expression in embryonic and postnatal mouse. Histochem Cell Biol 1–14. PubMed PMID: 26708151.

de Oliveira DC, de Menezes LR, Gatti A, Correr Sobrinho L, Ferracane JL, Sinhoreti MA. Effect of Nanofiller Loading on Cure Efficiency and Potential Color Change of Model Composites. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2016 Feb 16. doi: 10.1111/jerd.12189. [Epub ahead of print].

Ummadi JG, Downs C, Joshi VS, Ferracane J, Koley D. Carbon Based Solid-State Calcium Ion-Selective Microelectrode and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy: A Quantitative Study of pH-Dependent Release of Calcium Ions from Bioactive Glass. Anal Chem. 15;88(6):3218-26, 2016. PMID: 26861499.

Salehi S, Cooper P, Smith A, Ferracane J. Dentin matrix components extracted with phosphoric acid enhance cell proliferation and mineralization. Dent Mater. Dent Mater. 32(3):334-42, 2016. PMID: 26777093.

Salehi S, Gwinner F, Mitchell JC, Pfeifer C, Ferracane JL. Cytotoxicity of resin composites containing bioactive glass fillers. Dent Mater. 31(2):195-203, 2015. PMID: 25564110.

Hyun HK, Salehi S, Ferracane JL. Biofilm formation affects surface properties of novel bioactive glass-containing composites. Dent Mater. 31(12):1599-608. PMID: 26590029

de Oliveira DC, Rocha MG, Gatti A, Correr AB, Ferracane JL, Sinhoreti, MA. Effect of different photoinitiators and reducing agents on cure efficiency and color stability of resin-based composites using different LED wavelengths. J Dent. 2015 Dec;43(12):1565-72, 2015 PMID: 26343422.

Price RB, Ferracane JL, Shortall AC. Light-Curing Units: A Review of What We Need to Know. J Dent Res. 94(9):1179-86, 2015. PMID: 26156516

Salehi S, Davis HB, Ferracane JL, Mitchell JC. Sol-gel-derived bioactive glasses demonstrate antimicrobial effects on common oral bacteria. Am J Dent. 28(2):111-5, 2015. PMID: 26087578

de Oliveira DC, Ayres AP, Rocha MG, Giannini M, Puppin Rontani RM, Ferracane JL, Sinhoreti MA. Effect of Different In Vitro Aging Methods on Color Stability of a Dental Resin-Based Composite Using CIELAB and CIEDE2000 Color-Difference Formulas. J Esthet Restor Dent. 27(5):322-30, 2015. PMID: 26031795

Khvostenko D, Salehi S, Naleway SE, Hilton TJ,L Ferracane J, Mitchell JC, Kruzic JJ. Cyclic mechanical loading promotes bacterial penetration along composite restoration marginal gaps. Dent Mater. 31(6):702-10, 2015. PMID: 25900624

Hyun HK, Salehi S, Gwinner F, Ferracane JL. Biofilm formation affects surface properties of novel bioactive glass-containing composites. Dent Mater. 31(12):1599-608, 2015. PMID: 26590029.

Khvostenko D, Hilton TJ, Ferracane JL, Mitchell J, Kruzic J. Bioactive glass fillers reduce bacterial penetration into marginal gaps for composite restorations. Dent Mater 2016 32:73-81

Khvostenko D, Salehi S, Naleway SE, Hilton TJ, Ferracane JL, Mitchell JC, Kruzic JJ. Cyclic mechanical loading promotes bacterial penetration along composite restoration marginal gaps. Dent Mater. 31(6):702-10, 2015. PMID: 25900624

Ferracane JL,  Hilton TJ. Polymerization stress –Is it clinically meaningful? Dent Mater doi:10.1016/j.dental.2015.06.020 (epub in advance of hardcopy)(2015). Polymerization stress –Is it clinically meaningful? Dent Mater doi:10.1016/j.dental.2015.06.020 (epub in advance of hardcopy)(2015)

Katancik J.A, Kumarswamy, A., Branch-Mays, G., Califano J.V.: Infections of the Periodonal Apparatus. In Book Hupp, J.R., Ferneini, E.M.: Head, Neck, and Orofacial Infections An Interdisciplinary Approach, first edition, St. Louis, MO, 2016, Elsevier

Rohrbough, J., Kent, K.S., Broadie, K., Weiss, J.B. (2013) Jelly belly trans-synaptic signaling to anaplastic lymphoma kinase regulates neurotransmission strength and synapse architecture. Dev Neurobiol 73: 189-208 (published online 2012)

Hebballi, N.*, Ramoni, R.*, Kalenderian, E.*, Delattre, V., Stewart, D., Kent, K., White, J. M.Vaderhobli, R., Walji, M. F. (2015) The Dangers of Dental Devices as reported in the FDA MAUDE Database. Journal of American Dental Association 146: 102-110

George N, Flamiatos E, Kawasaki K, Kim N, Carriere C, Phan B, Joseph R, Strauss S, Kohli R, Choi D, Baumgartner JC, Sedgley C, Maier T, Machida CA. Oral microbiota species in acute apical endodontic abscesses. J Oral Microbiol. 2016 Mar 15;8:30989.

Nixdorf D.R., Law A.S., John M.T., Sobieh R.M., Kohli R., Nguyen R.H.;National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group. Differential diagnoses for persistent pain after root canal treatment: a study in the National Dental Practice-based Research Network. Northwest Dent. 2015 Jul-Aug;94(4):33-40.

Nixdorf D.R., Law A.S., John M.T., Sobieh R.M., Kohli R., Nguyen R.H.;National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group. Differential diagnoses for persistent pain after root canal treatment: a study in the National Dental Practice-based Research Network. J Endod. 2015 Apr;41(4):457-63.

Lampi, KJ, Murray MR, Peterson, MP, Eng, BS, Yue, E., Clark, AR, Barbar, E., and David LL.  Differences in solution dynamics between lens β-crystallin homodimers and heterodimers probed by hydrogen-deuterium exchange and deamidation. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Jul 3. pii: S0304-4165(15)00176-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2015.06.014. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26145577Matsumoto, S.G., Banine, F., Fiestal, K., Xing, R. and Sherman, L. (2016) Brg1 directly regulates Olig2 transcription and is required for oligodendrocyte progenitor specification. Dev. Biol. 413: 173-187.

Sherman LS, Matsumoto SG, Su W, Srivastava T, Back SA. Hyaluronan Synthesis, Catabolism and Signaling in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Int. J. Cell Biol. Epub 2015, Sept 10

Gilbert, K. C., A. Sonesson, N. Nguyen, U. Nguyen, A. Vo, E. A. Palmer, T. Maier, and C. A. Machida. (2014). Mutans streptococci genetic strains in children with severe early childhood caries: Implications for caries incidence and treatment outcome. In: Epidemiology: Theory, Research and Practice. iConcept Press.

Gilbert, K. C., R. Joseph, A. Vo, T. Patel, S. Chaudhry, U. Nguyen, A. Trevor, E. Robinson, M. Campbell, J. McLennan, F. Houran, K. Flann, M. Wages, E. A. Palmer, J. Peterson, J. Engle, T. Maier and C. A. Machida. (2014). Children with severe early childhood caries: Streptococci genetic strains within carious and white spot lesions. J Oral Microbiol. Vol. 6 (e-publication). PMCID: PMC 4216391.

Itzek A, Chen Z, Merritt J, Kreth J. Effect of salivary agglutination on oral streptococcal clearance by human polymorphonuclear neutrophil granulocytes. Mol Oral Microbiol. 2016 in press.

Merritt J., Xu Y., and Kreth J. Let there be bioluminescence –Development of a biophotonic imaging platform for in situ analysis of oral biofilms in animal model systems. Environ Microbiol. 2016 Jan;18(1):174-90.

Chen X, Liu N, Khajotia S, Qi F, and Merritt J*. RNases J1 and J2 are critical pleiotropic regulators in Streptococcus mutans. Microbiology. 2015 Apr;161(Pt 4):797-806. *Indicates mentor.

Kreth J, Liu N, Chen Z, and Merritt J. RNA regulators of host immunity and pathogen adaptive responses in the oral cavity. Microbes Infect. 2015 Jul;17(7):493-504.

Liu N, Niu G, Xie Z, Chen Z, Itzek A, Kreth J, Gillaspy A, Zeng L, Burne R, Qi F, and Merritt J*. The Streptococcus mutans irvA gene encodes a trans-acting riboregulatory mRNA. Mol Cell. 2015 Jan 8;57(1):179-90. *Indicates mentor.

Merritt J., Xu Y., and Kreth J. Let there be bioluminescence –Development of a biophotonic imaging platform for in situ analysis of oral biofilms in animal model systems. Environ Microbiol. 2015 (in press).

Zhou P, Liu J, Merritt J, and Qi F. A Yad A-like autotransporter, Hag 1, in Veillonella atypica is a Multivalent Hemagglutinin Involved in Adherence to Oral Streptococci, Porphyromonas gingivalis, and Human Oral Buccal Cells. Mol Oral Microbiol. 2015 Aug;30(4):269-79.

Brown, K.M., Day, J.P., Huston, E., Zimmermann, B., Hampel, K., Christian, F., Romano, D., Terhzaz, S., Lee, L.C.Y., Willis, M.J., Morton, D.B., Beavo, J.A., Shimizu-Albergine, M., Davies, S.A., Kolch, W., Houslay, M.D. and Baillie, G.S. (2013). Phosphodiesterase-8A binds to and regulates Raf-1 kinase. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, E1533-42.

Chang, J-C, Hazelett, D.J., Stewart, J.A. and Morton, D.B. (2014). Motor neuron expression of the voltage-gated calcium channel cacophony restores locomotion defects in a Drosophila, TDP-43 loss of function model of ALS. Brain Res. 1584, 39-51.

Vanderwerf, S.M., Buck, D.C., Wilmarth, P.A., David, L.L., Sears, L.M., Morton, D.B. and Neve, K.A. (2015). Role for Rab10 in methamphetamine-induced behavior. PloS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136167.

Bacchi A; Pfeifer CS. Rheological and mechanical properties and interfacial stress development of composite cements modified with thio-urethane oligomers. Dent Mater. 2016 (accepted for publication).

Jang Y; Ferracane JL; Pfeifer CS; Park JW ;Shin Y; Roh BD. Insufficient light exposure through ceramic restoration compromises polymerization of conventional and self-adhesive dual-cure resin cements. Op Dent 2016 (accepted for publication).

Albuquerque P; Bertolo M; Cavalcante L; Pfeifer CS; Schneider LF. Degree of conversion, depth of cure and color stability of experimental dental composites formulated with camphorquinone and phenathrenequinone photoinitiators. J Esthet Dent. 2015 March 27(S1):S49-S57.

Bacchi A; Dobson A; Consani RL; Ferracane JLPfeifer CS. Characterization of methacrylate-based composites containing thio-urethane oligomers. Dent Mater. 2015 (accepted for publication).

Bacchi A; Dobson A; Consani RL; Ferracane JL; Pfeifer CS. Thio-urethane oligomers improve the properties of light-cured resin cements. Dent Mater. 2015 May 31(5):565-574.

Pfeifer CS; Shelton ZR; Wilson ND; Windmoller D; Stansbury JW. Tailoring heterogeneous polymer networks through polymerization-induced phase separation: influence of composition on network structure and domain size and distribution (Submitted to J Colloidal Interfacial Science).

Salehi S, Gwinner F, Mitchell JC, Pfeifer CFerracane JL. Cytotoxicity of resin composites containing bioactive glass fillers. Dent Mater. 31(2):195-203, 2015.

Tantbirojn D; Pfeifer CS; Amini AN; Versluis A. Simple optical method to measure free composite polymerization shrinkage. Dent Mater. 2015 Nov 31(11):1271-1278.

Vidhawan SA; Yap AU; Ornaghi BP; Banas A; Banas K; Neo JC; Pfeifer CS; Rosa V. Fatigue stipulation of bulk-fill composites: an in vitro appraisal. Dent Mater. 2015 Sep 31(9):1068-1074.

Webb BC, Whittle T, Schwarz E. Provision of dental care in aged care facilities NSW Australia Part 2 as perceived by the carers (care providers). Gerodontology. 2015 Dec;32(4):2549. PubMed PMID: 24354935.

Sun BC, Chi DL, Schwarz E, Milgrom P, Yagapen A, et al. Emergency department visits for nontraumatic dental problems: a mixed methods study. Am J Public Health. 2015 May;105(5):94755. PubMed PMID: 25790415; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4386544.

Webb BC, Whittle T, Schwarz E. Oral health and dental care in aged care facilities in New South Wales, Australia Part 3 concordance between residents' perceptions and a professional dental examination. Gerodontology. 2015 Mar 18;PubMed PMID: 25786803.

Fujii A, Shearer TR, Azuma M. Galectin-3 enhances extracellular matrix associations and wound healing in monkey corneal epithelium. Exp Eye Res. 2015 Aug;137:71-8.

Hirata M, Shearer TR, Azuma M. Hypoxia Activates Calpains in the Nerve Fiber Layer of Monkey Retinal Explants. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Sep 1;56(10):6049-57.

Kanemaki N, Fukiage C, Ichikawa Y, Shearer TR, Azuma M. Serum antibodies against βH-crystallins in the American Cocker Spaniel. Vet Ophthalmol. 2015 Mar;18(2):109-15.