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  1. Stem cells, growth factors and scaffolds in craniofacial regenerative medicine. V. Tollemar, Z.J. Collier, M.K. Mohammed, M.J. Lee, G.A. Ameer and R.R. Reid. Genes Dis. 2016, 3(1), pp 56-71
  2. Mechanocompatible polymer-extracellular-matrix composites for vascular tissue engineering. B. Jiang, R. Suen, J.J. Wang, Z.J. Zhang, J.A. Wertheim and G.A. Ameer. Adv. Healthc. Mater. 2016, 5(13), pp 1594-1604
  3. A thermoresponsive polydiolcitrate-gelatin scaffold and delivery system mediates effective bone formation from BMP9-transduced mesenchymal stem cells. J. Ye, J. Wang, Y. Zhu, Q. Wei, X. Wang, J. Yang, S. Tang, H. Liu, J. Fan, F. Zhang, E.M. Farina, M.K. Mohammed, Y. Zou, D. Song, J. Liao, J. Huang, D. Guo, M. Lu, F. Liu, J. Liu, L. Li, C. Ma, X. Hu, R.C. Haydon, M.J. Lee, R.R. Reid, G.A. Ameer, L. Yang, T.C. He. Biomed. Mat. 2016, 11(2), 025021
  4. Biodegradable elastomers with antioxidant and retinoid-like properties. R. van Lith*, X. Wang* and G.A. Ameer. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2016, 2(2), pp 268-277
  5. Antioxidant polymers as a biomaterial or therapeutic choice. R.van Lith and G.A. Ameer. In: Oxidative Stress and Biomaterials. T. Dziubla and A. Butterfield, editors, Elsevier. In Press
  6. Biomimetic approaches to complex craniofacial defects. C.M. Teven, S. Fisher, G.A. Ameer, T.-C. He and R.R. Reid. Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2015, 5(1), pp 4-13
  7. SIRT1 overexpression maintains cell phenotype and function of endothelial cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. B. Jiang, M. Jen, L. Perrin, J.A. Wertheim and G.A. AmeerStem Cells and Dev. 2015, 24(23), pp 2740-2745
  8. Enabling non-invasive assessment of an engineered endothelium on ePTFE vascular grafts without increasing oxidative stress. B. Jiang, L. Perrin, D. Kats, T. Meade and G.A. AmeerBiomaterials 2015, 69, pp 110-120
  9. Citrate-Based Biomaterials and Their Applications in Regenerative Engineering. R.T. Tran, J. Yang and G.A. AmeerAnnu. Rev. Mater. Res. 2015,  45, pp 277-310
  10. Biodegradable Elastomers and Silicon Nanomembranes/Nanoribbons for Stretchable, Transient Electronics and Biosensors. S. Hwang, C.H. Lee, H. Cheng, J. Jeong, S.-K. Kang, J. Kim, J. Shin, J. Yang , Z. Liu, G.A. Ameer, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers. Nano Lett. 2015, 15(5), pp 2801-2808
  11. A polymer–extracellular matrix composite with improved thromboresistance and recellularization properties. B. Jiang, B. Akgun, R.C. Lam, G.A. Ameer and J.A. Wertheim. Acta Biomaterialia 2015, 18, pp 50-58
  12. Diazeniumdiolation of protamine sulfate reverses mitogenic effects on smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts. R. van Lith, J. Yang and G.A. Ameer. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2015, 82, pp 13-21
  13. A biodegradable tri-component graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. E.J. Chung, M.J. Sugimoto, J.L. Koh and G.A. Ameer. J. Tissue Eng. and Regen. Medicine 2014, ePub ahead of print
  14. A thermo-responsive biodegradable polymer with intrinsic antioxidant properties. J. Yang*, R. van Lith*, K. Baler, R.A. Hoshi and G.A. Ameer. Biomacromolecules 2014, 15(11), pp 3942-3952
  15. Periadventital atRA via citrate-based polyester membranes reduces neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis after carotid injury in rats. E.K. Gregory, A.R. Webb, J. Martinez-Vercammen, M.E. Flynn, G.A. Ameer and M.R. Kibbe. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2014, 307(10), pp H1419-1429
  16. Albumin hydrogels formed by electrostatically triggered self-assembly and their drug delivery capability. K. Baler, R. Michael, I. Szleifer and G.A. Ameer. Biomacromolecules 2014, 15(10), pp 3625-3633
  17. Advanced nanocomposites for bone regeneration. K. Baler, J. Ball, Z. Cankova, G.A. Ameer and J. Allen. Biomaterials Science, 2(10), pp1355-1366, 2014 
  18. Engineering biodegradable polyester elastomers with antioxidant properties to attenuate oxidative stress in tissues. R. van Lith, E.K. Gregory, J. Yang, M.R. Kibbe and G.A. Ameer. Biomaterials, 35(28), pp 8113-8122, 2014
  19. Electrostatic Unfolding and Interactions of Albumin Driven by pH Changes: A Molecular Dynamics Study. K. Baler, O.A. Martin, M.A. Carignano, G.A. Ameer, J.A. Vila and I. Szleifer. J. Phys. Chem. B, 118(4), pp 921-930, 2014
  20. A Receptor-Based Bioadsorbent to Target Advanced Glycation End Products in Chronic Kidney Disease. Y. Zhang, K.A. Lapidos, A. Gal-Moscovici, S.M. SPrague and G.A. Ameer. Artif. Organs, 38(6), pp 474-483, 2013 
  21. Photo-crosslinked biodegradable elastomers for controlled nitric oxide delivery. Y. Wang, M.R. Kibbe and G.A. Ameer. Biomater. Sci., 1(6), pp 625-632, 2013
  22. Cotransplantation with specific populations of spina bifida bone marrow stem/progenitor cells enhances urinary bladder regeneration. A.K. Sharma, M.I. Bury, N.J. Fuller, A.J. Marks, D.M. Kollhoff, M.V. Rao, P.V. Hota, D.J. Matoka, S.L. Edassery, H. Thaker, J.F. Sarwark, J.A. Janicki, G.A. Ameer and E.Y. Cheng . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A., 110(10), pp 4003-4008, 2013
  23. The blood and vascular cell compatibility of heparin-modified ePTFE vascular grafts . R. Hoshi, R. van Lith, M. Jen, J. Allen, K.A. Lapidos and G.A. Ameer . Biomaterials, 34(1), pp 30-41, 2013
  24. Sustained, localized lentivirus delivery mediated from biodegradable polyesters . M. Jen, A. Hood, S. Shin, L. Shea and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, 101A(5), pp 1328-1335, 2013
  25. Impact of serum source and inflammatory cytokines on the isolation of endothelial colony-forming cells from peripheral blood. K.A. Lapidos, S.M. Sprague and G.A. Ameer . J. Tissue Eng. and Regen. Medicine, 8(9), pp 747-756, 2014
  26. Recent Insights Into the Biomedical Applications of Shape-memory PolymersM.C. Serrano and G.A. Ameer Macromolecular Bioscience, 12(9), pp 1156-1171, 2012
  27. Growth factor release from a chemically modified elastomeric poly(1,8-octanediol-co-citrate) thin film promotes angiogenesis in vivo. A.K. Sharma, M.I. Bury, N.J. Fuller, D.I. Roskiewicz, P.V. Hota, D.M. Kollhoff, M.J. Webber, N. Tapaskar, J.W. Meisner, P.J. Lariviere, S. Destefano, D. Wang, G.A. Ameer and E.Y. Cheng . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, 100A (3), pp 561-570, 2012
  28. Low pressure foaming: a novel method for the fabrication of porous scaffolds for tissue engineering. Cover Art. E.J. Chung, M.J. Sugimoto, J. Koh and G.A. Ameer . Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 18 (2), pp 113-121, 2012
  29. Polymer-based nitric oxide therapies: Recent insights in biomedical applications. Feature Article. M. Jen*, M.C. Serrano*, R. van Lith and G.A. Ameer . Advanced Functional Materials, 22 (2), pp 239-260, 2012
  30. The role of hydroxyapatite in citric acid-based nanocomposites: surface characteristics, degradation, and osteogenicity in vitro . E.J. Chung, M.J. Sugimoto and G.A. Ameer . Acta Biomaterialia, 7 (11), pp 4057-4063, 2011
  31. Antioxidants modulate the antiproliferative effects of nitric oxide on vascular smooth muscle cells and adventitial fibroblasts by regulating oxidative stress. E.K. Gregory, A.K. Vavra, E.S. Moreira, G.E. Havelka, Q. Jiang, V.R. Lee, R. Van Lith, G.A. Ameer, and M. R. Kibbe. American Journal of Surgery, 202 (5), pp 536-540, 2011
  32. Long-term in vivo response to citric acid-based nanocomposites for orthopaedic tissue engineering . E.J. Chung, P. Kodali, W. Laskin, J.L. Koh and G.A. Ameer . J Mater Sci Mater Med, 22 (9), pp 2131-2138, 2011
  33. Novel biodegradable shape memory elastomers with drug releasing capabilities . Frontispiece Featured Article , M. Concepcion Serrano, L. Carbajal, and G.A. Ameer . Advanced Materials, , 23 (19), pp 2211-2215, 2011
  34. Poly(diol-co-citrates) as novel elastomeric perivascular wraps for the reduction of neointimal hyperplasia. Serrano MC, Vavra AK, Jen M, Hogg ME, Murar J, Martinez J, Keefer LK, Ameer GA , Kibbe MR. Macromolecular Bioscience, 11(5), pp 700-709, 2011
  35. Biohybrid strategies for vascular grafts. R. van Lith and Guillermo A. Ameer . In Tissue Engineering: From Lab to Clinic , Norbert Pallua and Christopher V. Suschek, editors, Springer, pp 279-316, 2011
  36. Early tissue response to citric acid-based micro- and nanocomposites. E.J. Chung, H.J. Qiu, P. Kodali, S. Yang, S.M. Sprague, J. Hwong, J. Koh and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 96A(1), pp 29-37, 2011
  37. Effect of bilateral oophorectomy on wound healing of the rabbit vagina .
    Yoram Abramov, Antonio R. Webb, Sylvia M. Botros, Roger P. Goldberg, Guillermo A. Ameer , Peter K. Sand. Fertility and Sterility, 95(4), pp 1467-1470, 2011
  38. Urinary bladder smooth muscle regeneration utilizing bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cell seeded elastomeric poly(1,8-octanediol-co-citrate) based thin films . Arun K. Sharmaa, Partha V. Hotaa, Derek J. Matokaa, Natalie J. Fullera, Danny Jandalia, Hatim Thakera, G.A. Ameer and Earl Y. Cheng. Biomaterials,31(24), pp 6207-6217, 2010
  39. Advances and Applications of Biodegradable Elastomers in Regenerative Medicine   Featured Article .  M.C. Serrano*, E.J. Chung*, G.A. Ameer . Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 20 Issue 2, pp 192-208, 2010
  40. Toward Engineering a Human Neoendothelium with Circulating Progenitor Cells .  J. Allen, S. Khan, K.A. Lapidos, G.A. Ameer . Stem Cells,28(2), pp 318-328, 2010
  41. Biodegradable nitric oxide-releasing poly(diol citrate) elastomers.   H. Zhao, M.C. Serrano, D.A. Popowich, M.R. Kibbe,G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Volume 93A, Issue 1, Pages 356-363, 2010 
  42. Citric acid-based elastomers provide a biocompatible interface for vascular grafts .  M.R. Kibbe, J. Martinez, D.A. Popowich, M.R. Kapadia, S.S. Ahanchi, O.O. Aalami, Q. Jiang, A.R. Webb, J. Yang, T. Carroll, G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Volume 93A, Issue 1, Pages 314-324, 2010
  43. Sustained transgene expression via citric acid-based polyester elastomers. Zhang XQ, Tang H, Hoshi R, De Laporte L, Qiu H, Xu X, Shea LD, Ameer GA . Biomaterials, vol 30, pp 2632-41, 2009
  44. Nanoporous biodegradable elastomers.   Inside Cover Art .  R. Hoshi, S. Behl, and G.A. Ameer . Advanced Materials, vol 21, pp 188-192, 2009
  45. Modulating the mechanical properties of poly(diol citrates) via the incorporation of a second type of crosslink network. H. Zhao and G.A. Ameer. Journal of Applied Polymer Science , 114(3), pp 1464-1470, 2009 
  46. Role of nanocomposites in bone regeneration . Cover and Featured Article . M. Rogel, H. Qiu, and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Mat. Chem ., vol 18, pp4233 – 4241, 2008
  47. Characterization of porcine circulating progenitor cells: Towards a functional endothelium . J. Allen, S. Khan, M. Concepcion-Serrano, and G.A. Ameer . Tissue Engineering, vol 14, pp 183-194, 2008.
  48. A new strategy to characterize the extent of reaction of thermoset elastomers .  A. Webb, J. Yang, G.A. Ameer . Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol 46 pp 1318-1328, 2008
  49. Endothelial cells derived from circulating progenitors as an effective source to functional endothelialization of NaOH-treated poly(epsilon-caprolactone) films. Serrano MC, Pagani R, Ameer GA , Vallet-Regi M, Portoles MT. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A., vol 87 pp 964-971, 2008.
  50. In vitro characterization of a compliant biodegradable scaffold with a novel bioreactor system . A. Webb, B.D. Macrie, A.S. Ray, J.E. Russo, A.M. Siegel, M. Glucksberg, and G.A. Ameer . Annals of Biomed Eng., Vol 35, pp 1357-1367, 2007.
  51. A biodegradable vascularizing membrane: A feasibility study . A. Kaushiva, V. Turzhitsky, M. Darmoc, V. Backman and G.A. Ameer . Acta Biomaterialia, vol 3, pp 631-642, 2007.
  52. Biodegradable poly(diol citrate) nanocomposite elastomers for soft tissue engineering. A. Webb, V. Kumar, and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol 17, pp 900 – 906, 2007
  53. Hemocompatibility evaluation of poly(1,8 octanediol citrate) in vitro for vascular tissue engineering . D. Motlagh, J. Allen, J.Yang, R. Hoshi, K.Y. Liu, and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, vol 82, pp 907-916, 2007.
  54. Spectroscopic translation of cell-material interactions . J. Allen, Y. Liu, Y. Kim, V. Turzhitsky, V. Backman and G.A. Ameer . Biomaterials, vol 28, pp 162-174, 2007.
  55. Engineering sub-100 nm multilayer nanoshells . X. Xia, Y. Liu, V. Backman and G.A.Ameer .Nanotechnology, vol 17, pp 5435-5440, 2006.
  56. A citric acid-based poly(diol citrate)-hydroxyapatite composite for orthopedic implants. H. Qiu, J. Yang, P Kodali, J. Koh, and G.A. Ameer . Biomaterials, vol 27, pp 5845-5854, 2006.  
  57. Modulating ePTFE vascular graft host response via citric acid-based biodegradable elastomers . J. Yang, D. Motlagh, J. Allen, A. Webb, M. Kibbe, O. Aalami, M. Kapadia, T. Carroll, and G.A. Ameer .Advanced Materials, vol 18, 1493-1498, 2006.
  58. Hemocompatibility evaluation of poly(glycerol-sebacate) in vitro for vascular tissue engineering. D. Motlagh, J. Yang, K.Y. Lui, A. Webb, and G.A. Ameer . Biomaterials, vol 27, pp 4315-4324, 2006.
  59. A new biodegradable polyester elastomer for cartilage tissue engineering. Y. Kang, J. Yang, S. Khan, L. Anissian, and G.A. Ameer . Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A. vol 77A pp331-339, 2006.
  60. Biomechanical properties of vaginal versus abdominal surgical wound healing in a rabbit model. Y. Abramov, A. Webb, J. Miller, A. Alshahrour, S. Botros, R. Goldberg, G.A. Ameer and P. Sand. Am J Obstet Gynecol., vol 194, pp 1472-1477, 2006.
  61. Biodegradable Polyester Elastomers in Tissue Engineering. A. Webb, J. Yang, and G.A. Ameer . Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, vol 4, no. 6, pp 801 - 812, 2004.
  62. A Biodegradable Composite Scaffold for Cell Transplantation. G.A. Ameer , T.A. Mahmood, and R. Langer. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol 20(1), pp 16-19, 2002.
  63. RTD analysis of a novel Taylor-Couette flow device for blood detoxification. G.A. Ameer, E.A. Grovender, B. Obradovic, C.L. Cooney and R. Langer. AIChE Journal, 45(3), pp 633-638, 1999