Innovating biomaterials design for regenerative medicine and biosensing

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T.C. von Erlach, S. Bertazzo, M.A. Wozniak, C. Horejs, S.A. Maynard, S. Attwood, B.K. Robinson, H. Autefage, C. Kallepitis, A. del Río Hernández, C.S. Chen, S. Goldoni, M.M. Stevens
"Cell-geometry-dependent changes in plasma membrane order direct stem cell signalling and fate."
Nature Materials. 2018. DOI: doi:10.1038/s41563-017-0014-0.

C. Loynachan, M.R. Thomas, E. Gray, D. Richards, J. Kim, B. Miller, J. Brookes, S. Agarwal, V. Chudasama, R.A. McKendry, M.M. Stevens.
"Platinum Nanocatalyst Amplification: Redefining the Gold Standard for Lateral Flow Immunoassays with Ultrabroad Dynamic Range.
ACS Nano. 2018. 12: 279-288.
[Imperial news highlight] [i-sense news highlight]

P. Brangel, A. Sobarzo, C. Parolo, B.S. Miller, P.D. Howes, S. Gelkop, J.J. Lutwama, J.M. Dye, R.A. McKendry, L. Lobel, M.M. Stevens.
" A Serological Point-of-Care Test for the Detection of IgG Antibodies against Ebola Virus in Human Survivors.
ACS Nano. 2018. 12: 63-73.
[Imperial news highlight] [i-sense news highlight][C&EN news highlight]

C. Horejs, J.-P. St-Pierre, J.R.M. Ojala, J.A.M. Steele, P.B. da Silva, A. Rynne-Vidal, S.A. Maynard, C.S. Hansel, C. Rodríguez-Fernández, M.M. Mazo, A.Y.F. You, A.J. Wang, T. von Erlach, K. Tryggvason, M. López-Cabrera, M.M. Stevens
"Preventing tissue fibrosis by local biomaterials interfacing of specific cryptic extracellular matrix information."
Nature Communications. 2017. 8: 15509.

E. Kim, L. Zwi-Dantsis, N. Reznikov, C.S. Hansel, M.M. Stevens
One-Pot Synthesis of Multiple Protein-Encapsulated DNA Flowers and Their Application in Intracellular Protein.
Advanced Materials. 2017. 29: 1701086.
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C. Kallepitis, M.S. Bergholt, M.M. Mazo, V. Leonardo, S.C. Skaalure, S.A. Maynard, M.M. Stevens
"Quantitative volumetric Raman imaging of three dimensional cell cultures."
Nature Communications. 2017. 8: 14843.

N. Reznikov, J.A.M. Steele, P. Fratzl, M.M. Stevens
"A materials science vision of extracellular matrix mineralization."
Nature Reviews Materials. 2016. 1: 16041.

S. Crowder, V. Leonardo, T. Whittaker, P. Papathanasiou, M.M. Stevens
"Material cues as potent regulators of epigenetics and stem cell function."
Cell Stem Cell. 2016. 18(1): 39-52.

N. Amdursky, X. Wang, P. Meredith, D.D.C. Bradley, M.M. Stevens
"Long-range proton conduction across free-standing serum albumin mats."
Advanced Materials. 2016. 28(14): 2692-2698.

C. Chiappini, P. Campagnolo, C.S. Almeida, N. Abbassi-Ghadi, L.W. Chow, G.B. Hanna, M.M. Stevens
"Mapping local cytosolic enzymatic activity in human esophageal mucosa with porous silicon nanoneedles."
Advanced Materials. 2015. 27(35): 5147-5152.

C. Chiappini, J.O. Martinez, E. De Rosa, C.S. Almeida, E. Tasciotti, M.M. Stevens
"Biodegradable nanoneedles for localized delivery of nanoparticles in vivo: exploring the biointerface."
ACS Nano. 2015. 9(5): 5500-5509.

C. Chiappini, E. De Rosa, J.O. Martinez, X. Liu, J. Steele, M.M. Stevens, E. Tasciotti
"Biodegradable ​silicon nanoneedles delivering nucleic acids intracellularly induce localized in vivo neovascularization"
Nature Materials. 2015. 14: 532-539.
[Front Cover] [Nature News and Views Highlight] [Imperial News Highlight] [IO9 Highlight]

H. Autefage, E. Gentleman, E. Littmann, M.A.B. Hedegaard, T. Von Erlach, M. O’Donnell, F.R. Burden, D.A. Winkler, M.M. Stevens
"Sparse feature selection methods identify unexpected global cellular response to strontium-containing materials"
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015. 112(14): 4280-4285.

M. Hembury, C. Chiappini, S. Bertazzo, T.L. Kalber, G.L. Drisko, O. Ogunlade, S. Walker-Samuel, S.K. Krishna, C. Jumeaux, P. Beard, C.S.S.R. Kumar, A.E. Porter, M.F. Lythgoe, C. Boissière, C. Sanchez, M.M. Stevens
Gold-silica quantum rattles for multimodel imaging and therapy
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015. 112(7): 1959-1964.
[Nanotechweb Highlight] [Nanowerk Highlight]

P. Howes, R. Chandrawati, M.M. Stevens
"Colloidal nanoparticles as advanced biological sensors"
Science. 2014. 346: 53-63.

C. Horejs, A. Serio, A. Purvis, A.J. Gormley, S. Bertazzo, A. Poliniewicz, A.J. Wang, P. DiMaggio, E. Hohenester, M.M. Stevens
"Biologically-active laminin-111 fragment that modulates the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in embryonic stem cells."
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2014. 111(16): 5908-5913.

S. Bertazzo, E. Gentleman, K. Cloyd, A. Chester, M. Yacoub, M.M. Stevens
"Nano-analytical electron microscopy reveals fundamental insights into human cardiovascular tissue calcification."
Nature Materials. 2013. 12: 576-583.
[Front Cover] [Materials 360 Highlight] [C&EN Highlight]

E.T. Pashuck, M.M. Stevens
"Designing regenerative biomaterial therapies for the clinic."
Science Translational Medicine. 2012. 4(160): 1-12.

R. de la Rica, M.M. Stevens
"Plasmonic ELISA for the ultrasensitive detection of disease biomarkers with the naked eye."
Nature Nanotechnology. 2012. 7: 821-824.
[Nature Highlight]

S. Boonrungsiman, E. Gentleman, R. Carzaniga, N.D. Evans, D.W. McComb, A.E. Porter, M.M. Stevens
"The role of intracellular calcium phosphate in osteoblast-mediated bone apatite formation."
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2012. 109(35): 14170-14175.

L. Rodríguez-Lorenzo, R. de la Rica, R. A. Álvarez-Puebla, L. M. Liz-Marzán, M.M. Stevens
"Plasmonic nanosensors with inverse sensitivity by means of enzyme-guided crystal growth."
Nature Materials. 2012. 11: 604-607.
[Front Cover] [Nature Materials News and Views Highlight] [Nature Asia Highlight] [Physics World Highlight]
[Reuters Highlight] [Science Translational Medicine Highlight]

D. Aili, P. Gryko, B. Sepulveda, J.A.G. Dick, N. Kirby, R. Heenan, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, M.P. Ryan, M.M. Stevens
"Polypeptide Folding-Mediated Tuning of the Optical and Structural Properties of Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies."
Nano Letters. 2011. 11(12): 5564-5573.

M.D. Mager, V. LaPointe, M.M. Stevens
"Exploring and exploiting chemistry at the cell surface."
Nature Chemistry. 2011. 3(8): 582-589.

J.E. Ghadiali, S. B. Lowe, M.M. Stevens
"Quantum-dot-based FRET detection of histone acetyltransferase activity."
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2011. 50: 3417-3420.

A. Hung, S. Mwenifumbo, M. Mager, J. Kuna, F. Stellacci, I. Yarovsky, M.M. Stevens
"Ordering Surfaces on the Nanoscale: Implications for Protein Adsorption."
Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2011. 133(5): 1438-1450.

D. Aili, M. Mager, D. Roche, M.M. Stevens
"Hybrid nanoparticle-liposome detection of phospholipase activity."
Nano Letters. 2011. 11(4): 1401-1405.
[Front cover] [Nature Chemistry Highlight] [Science - Editor's Choice Highlight]

J.E. Ghadiali, B. E. Cohen, M.M. Stevens
"Protein kinase-actuated resonance energy transfer in quantum dot-peptide conjugates."
ACS Nano. 2010. 4: 4915-4919.

E. Gentleman, Y.C. Fredholm, G. Jell, M.D. O’Donnell, N. Lotfibakhshaiesch, R.G. Hill, M.M. Stevens
"The Effects of Strontium-Substituted Bioactive Glasses on Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts in vitro."
Biomaterials. 2010. 31(14): 3949-3956.

J.J. Kuna, K. Voitchovsky, C. Singh, H. Jiang, S. Mwenifumbo, P.K. Ghorai, M.M. Stevens, S.C. Glotzer, F. Stellacci
"The effect of nanometre-scale structure on interfacial energy."
Nature Materials. 2009. 8(10): 837-842.

E. Gentleman, R.J. Swain, N.D. Evans, S. Boonrungsiman, G. Jell, M.D. Ball, T.A.V. Shean, M.L. Oyen, A. Porter, M.M. Stevens
"Comparative materials differences revealed in engineered bone as a function of cell-specific differentiation."
Nature Materials. 2009. 8: 763-770.
[Nature Report Stem Cells Highlight] [Nature Asia Highlight]

E.S. Place, N.D. Evans, M.M. Stevens
"Complexity in biomaterials for tissue engineering."
Nature Materials. 2009. 8: 457-470.

J. Ghadiali, M.M. Stevens
"Enzyme Responsive Nanoparticle Systems."
Advanced Materials. 2008. 20: 4359-4363.

A. Laromaine, L. Koh, M. Murugesan, R.V. Ulijn, and M.M. Stevens
"Protease-Triggered Dispersion of Nanoparticle Assemblies."
Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2007. 129: 4156-4157.
[Nature Highlight]

I.C. Bonzani, R. Adhikari, S. Houshyar, R. Mayadunne, P. Gunatillake, M.M. Stevens
"Synthesis of two-component injectable polyurethanes for bone tissue engineering."
Biomaterials. 2007. 28(3): 423-33.

M.M. Stevens, J.H. George
"Exploring and engineering the cell surface interface."
Science. 2005. 310: 1135-1138.
[Imperial Features Highlight]

M.M. Stevens, R.P. Marini, D. Schaefer, J. Aronson, R. Langer, V.P. Shastri
"In vivo engineering of organs: the bone bioreactor."
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2005. 102: 11450-11455.
[Science Highlight] [Vanderbilt's Online Research Magazine Highlight]

M.M. Stevens, N.T. Flynn, C. Wang, D.A. Tirrell, R. Langer
"Coiled-Coil Peptide Based Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles."
Advanced Materials. 2004. 16(11): 915-918.
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