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Peer Review Manuscripts

  1. Wang YJ, Wang P, Adams LC, Sheybani ND, Qu L, Sarrami AH, Theruvath AJ, Gatidis S, Ho T, Zhou Q, Pribnow A, Thakor AS, Rubin D, Daldrup-Link HE (2023). Low-count Whole-body PET/MRI Restoration: An Evaluation of Dose Reduction Spectrum and Five State-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence Models. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 10.1007/s00259-022-06097-w. Advance online publication. LINK

  2. Ganguly A, Swaminathan G, Garcia-Marques F, Regmi S, Yarani R, Primavera R, Chetty S, Bermudez A, Pitteri SJ, Thakor AS (2023). Integrated Transcriptome-proteome Analyses of Human Stem Cells Reveal Source-dependent Differences in their Regenerative Signature. Stem Cell Reports, 18(1), 190–204. LINK

  3. Garcia-Contreras M, Thakor AS (2023). Extracellular Vesicles in Alzheimer's Disease: From Pathology to Therapeutic Approaches. Neural Regeneration Research, 18(1), 18–22. LINK

  4. Chetty S, Yarani R, Swaminathan G, Primavera R, Regmi S, Rai S, Zhong J, Ganguly A, Thakor AS (2022). Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stromal Cells - From Bench to Bedside. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 10, 1006295. LINK

  5. Regmi S, Liu DD, Shen M, Kevadiya BD, Ganguly A, Primavera R, Chetty S, Yarani R, Thakor AS (2022). Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: Strategies and Limitations. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 15, 1011225. LINK

  6. Young VA, Thakor AS, Josephs SC (2022). Update on Pediatric Interventional Radiology. Radiographics : A Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 42(6), 1580–1597.  LINK

  7. Payandeh M, Habibi R, Norooznezhad AH, Hoseinkhani Z, Mansouri F, Yarani R, Thakor AS, Bakhtiari M, Esmailli F, Mansouri K (2022). Human Placenta-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Transfusion in a Critically Ill Infant Diagnosed with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Case Report. Transfusion And Apheresis Science : Official Journal Of The World Apheresis Association : Official Journal Of The European Society For Haemapheresis, 61(6), 103454. LINK

  8. Norooznezhad AH, Yarani R, Payandeh M, Hoseinkhani Z, Kiani S, Taghizadeh E, Thakor AS, Mansouri K (2022). Human Placental Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-derived Exosome-enriched Extracellular Vesicles for Chronic Cutaneous Graft-versus-host Disease: A Case Report. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 26(2), 588–592. LINK

  9. Shakouri SK, Dolati S, Santhakumar J, Thakor AS, Yarani R (2021). Autologous Conditioned Serum for Degenerative Diseases and Prospects. Growth factors, 39(1-6), 59-70. LINK

  10. Razavi M, Wang J, Thakor AS (2021). Localized Drug Delivery Graphene Bioscaffolds for Co-transplantation of Islets and Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Science Advances, 7(47), eabf9221. LINK

  11. Norooznezhad AH, Yarani R, Payandeh M, Hoseinkhani Z, Kiani S, Taghizadeh E, Thakor AS, Mansouri K (2022). Human Placental Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-derived Exosome-enriched Extracellular Vesicles for Chronic Cutaneous Graft-versus-host Disease: A Case Report. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 26(2), 588–592. LINK

  12. Liu X, Liu Y, Thakor AS, Kevadiya BD, Cheng J, Chen M, Li Y, Xu Q, Wu Q, Wu Y, Zhang G (2021)Endogenous NO-release Carbon Nanodots for Tumor-specific Gas Therapy. Acta Biomaterialia, S1742-7061(21)00647-4. LINK

  13. Soltani S, Mansouri K, Parvaneh S, Thakor AS, Pociot F, Yarani R (2021). Diabetes Complication and Extracellular Vesicle Therapy. Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, 10.1007/s11154-021-09680-y. LINK

  14. Primavera R, Di Mascolo D, Di Francesco M, Wang J, Kevadiya BD, De Pascale A, Thakor AS* and Decuzzi P* (2021). Insulin Granules – Loaded MicroPlates for Modulating Blood Glucose Levels in Type-1 Diabetes. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(45), 53618–53629.  *co-senior and corresponding author. LINK

  15. Augustine R, MamunAA, Hasan A, SalamSA, ChandrasekaranR, Ahmed R, Thakor AS (2021). Imaging Cancer Cells with Nanostructures: Prospects of Nanotechnology Driven Non-Invasive Cancer Diagnosis. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 294, 102457. LINK

  16. Garcia-Contreras M, Thakor AS (2021). Human Adipose Tissue-derived Mesenchymal Stem cells and Their Extracellular Vesicles Modulate Lipopolysaccharide Activated Human Microglia. Cell Death Discovery, 7(1), 98. LINK

  17. Nemirovsky DR , Gupta P, Hu S, Wong R, Thakor AS (2021). Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent (BOLD) MRI in Glomerular Disease. Transplantology, 2(2), 109. LINK

  18. Primavera R, Razavi M, Kevadiya BD, Wang J, Vykunta A, Mascolo D, Decuzzi P, Thakor AS (2021).  Enhancing Islet Transplantation Using a Biocompatible Collagen-PDMS Bioscaffold Enriched with Dexamethasone-microplates. Biofabrication, 13(3), 035011. LINK

  19. Wang YJ, Baratto, L, Hawk KE, Theruvath AJ, Pribnow A, Thakor AS, Gatidis S, Lu R, Gummidipundi SE, Garcia-Diaz J, Rubin D, Daldrup-Link HE (2021). Artificial Intelligence Enables Whole-Body Positron Emission Tomography Scans with Minimal Radiation Exposure. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 1, 1. LINK

  20. Razavi M, Primavera R, Vykunta A, Thakor AS (2021). Silicone-based Bioscaffolds for Cellular Therapies. Materials Science and Engineering C, Materials for biological applications, 119, 111615. LINK

  21. Augustine R, Das S, Hasan A, Abdul Salam S, Augustine P, Dalvi YB, Varghese R, Primavera R, Yassine HM, Thakor AS, Kevadiya BD (2020). Rapid Antibody-based COVID-19 Mass Surveillance: Relevance, Challenges, and Prospects in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(10), 3372. LINK

  22. Ullah M, Ng NN, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2020). Emerging Role of Stem Cell-Derived Extracellular MicroRNAs in Age-associated Human Diseases and in Different Therapies of Longevity. Ageing Research Reviews, 57, 100979. LINK

  23. Razavi M, Rezaee M, Telichko A, Inan H, Dahl J, Demirci U, Thakor AS (2020). The Paracrine Function of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Response to Pulsed Focused Ultrasound. Cell Transplantation, 29, 1. LINK

  24. Augustine R, Hasan A, Primavera R, Wilson RJ, Thakor AS, Kevadiya BD (2020). Cellular Uptake and Retention of Nanoparticles: Insights on Particle Properties and Interaction with Cellular Components. Materials Today Communications, 25, 101692. LINK

  25. Razavi M, Ren T, Zheng F, Telichko A, Wang J, Dahl J, Demirci U, Thakor AS (2020). Facilitating Islet Transplantation Using a Three-step Approach with Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Encapsulation and Pulsed Focused Ultrasound. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 11(1), 405. LINK

  26. Hu S, Primavera R, Razavi M, Avadhani A, Wang J, Thakor AS (2020). Hybrid PDMS Bioscaffold-intravascular Catheter for Cellular Therapies. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 3(10), 6626. LINK

  27. Ullah M, Liu DD, Rai S, Razavi M, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2020). Pulsed Focused Ultrasound Enhances the Therapeutic Effect of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Acute Kidney Injury. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 11, 398.  LINK

  28. Allison BJ, Brain KL, Niu Y, Kane AD, Herrera EA, Thakor AS, Botting KJ, Cross CM, Itani N, Shaw CJ, Skeffington KL, Beck C, Giussani DA (2020). Altered Cardiovascular Defense to Hypotensive Stress in the Chronically Hypoxic Fetus. Hypertension, 76(4), 1195. LINK

  29. Augustine R, Hasan A, Das S, Ahmed R, Mori Y, Notomi T, Kevadiya BD,Thakor AS (2020). Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP): A Rapid, Sensitive, Specific, and Cost-Effective Point-of-Care Test for Coronaviruses in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic. Biology, 9(8), 182. LINK

  30. Ng NN, Thakor AS (2020). Locoregional Delivery of Stem Cell-Based Therapies. Science Translational Medicine, 12(547), 4564. LINK

  31. Ullah M, Liu DD, Rai S, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2020). HSP70-Mediated NLRP3 Inflammasome Suppression Underlies Reversal of Acute Kidney Injury Following Extracellular Vesicle and Focused Ultrasound Combination Therapy. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21, 4085. LINK

  32. Prasad R, Jain NK, Yadav AS, Chauhan DS, Devrukhkar J, Kumawat MK, Shinde S, Gorain M, Thakor AS, Kundu GC, Conde J, Srivastava R (2020). Liposomal Nanotheranostics for Multimode Targeted in vivo Bioimaging and Near-infrared Light Mediated Cancer Therapy. Communications Biology, 3(1), 284. LINK

  33. Razavi M, Primavera R, Kevadiya BD, Wang J, Buchwald P, Thakor AS (2020). A Collagen Based Cryogel Bioscaffold that Generates Oxygen for Islet Transplantation. Advanced Functional Materials, 30(15), 1902463. LINK

  34. Sandberg JK, Shoaf KR, Lungren MP, Young VA, Josephs S, Thakor AS (2020). Dynamic Hydrodissection for Skin Protection During Cryoablation of Superficial Lesions. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 31(11), 1942. LINK

  35. Primavera R, Kevadiya BD, Swaminathan G, Wilson RJ, De Pascale A, Decuzzi P, Thakor AS (2020). Emerging Nano- and Micro-Technologies Used in the Treatment of Type-1 Diabetes. Nanomaterials, 10(4), 789. LINK

  36. Ullah M, Liu DD, Rai S, Razavi M, Choi J, Wang J, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2020). A Novel Approach to Deliver Therapeutic Extracellular Vesicles Directly into the Mouse Kidney via Its Arterial Blood Supply. Cells, 9(4), 937. LINK

  37. Ullah M, Liu DD, Rai S, Dadhania A, Jonnakuti S, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2020). Reversing Acute Kidney Injury Using Pulsed Focused Ultrasound and MSC Therapy: A Role for HSP-Mediated PI3K/AKT Signaling. Molecular Therapy. Methods & Clinical Development, 17, 683. LINK

  38. Liu DD, Ullah M, Concepcion W, Dahl JJ, Thakor AS (2020). The Role of Ultrasound in Enhancing Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-based Therapies. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 9(8), 850. LINK

  39. Muehe AM, Yerneni K, Theruvath AJ, Thakor AS, Pribnow A, Avedian R, Steffner R, Rosenberg J, Hawk KE, Daldrup-Link HE (2020). Ferumoxytol Does Not Impact Standardized Uptake Values on PET/MR Scans. Molecular Imaging and Biology, 22(3), 722. LINK

  40. Alleva DG, Rezaee M, Yip L, Ren G, Rosenberg J, Concepcion W, Escher A, Shabahang S, Thakor AS (2020). Reversal of Hyperglycemia and Suppression of Type 1 Diabetes in the NOD Mouse with Apoptotic DNA Immunotherapy™ (ADi™), ADi-100. Biomedicines, 8(3), 53. LINK

  41. Razavi M, Zheng F, Telichko A, Ullah M, Dahl J, Thakor AS (2020). Effect of Pulsed Focused Ultrasound on the Native Pancreas. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 46(3), 630. LINK

  42. Ullah M, Qiao Y, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2019). Stem Cell-derived Extracellular Vesicles: Role in Oncogenic Processes, Bioengineering Potential, and Technical Challenges. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 10(1), 347. LINK

  43. Rezaee M, Wang J, Razavi M, Ren G, Zheng F, Hussein A, Ullah M, Thakor AS (2019). A Study Comparing the Effects of Targeted Intra-Arterial and Systemic Chemotherapy in an Orthotopic Mouse Model of Pancreatic Cancer. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 15929. LINK

  44. Razavi M, Ren G, Wang J, Kimura R, Thakor AS (2019). Imaging Tumor Oxidative Stress with Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 15(10), 2130. LINK

  45. Fitzpatrick MB, Thakor AS (2019). Advances in Precision Health and Emerging Diagnostics for Women. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(10), 1525. LINK

  46. Razavi M, Zheng F, Telichko A, Wang J, Ren G, Dahl J, Thakor AS (2019). Improving the Function and Engraftment of Transplanted Pancreatic Islets Using Pulsed Focused Ultrasound Therapy. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 13416. LINK

  47. Razavi M, Qiao Y, Thakor AS (2019). Three-dimensional Cryogels for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A, 107(12), 2736. LINK

  48. Ullah M, Akbar A, Thakor AS (2019). An Emerging Role of CD9 in Stemness and Chemoresistance. Oncotarget, 10(40), 4000. LINK

  49. Ullah M, Akbar A, Ng NN, Concepcion W, Thakor AS (2019). Mesenchymal Stem Cells Confer Chemoresistance in Breast Cancer via a CD9 Dependent Mechanism. Oncotarget, 10(37), 3435. LINK

  50. Ullah M, Liu DD, Thakor AS (2019). Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Homing: Mechanisms and Strategies for Improvement. iScience, 15, 421. LINK

  51. Ren G, Rezaee M, Razavi M, Taysir A, Wang J, Thakor AS (2019). Adipose Tissue-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Rescue the Function of Islets Transplanted in Sub-therapeutic Numbers via Their Angiogenic Properties. Cell and Tissue Research, 376(3), 353. LINK

  52. Chen E, Rangaswami A, Esquivel CO, Concepcion W, Lungren M, Thakor AS, Yoo CH, Donaldson SS, Hiniker SM (2018). Orthotopic Liver Transplantation After Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Pediatric Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Central Biliary Obstruction and Nodal Involvement. Cureus, 10(10), e3499. LINK

  53. Chehab MA, Thakor AS, Tulin-Silver S, Connolly BL, Cahill AM, Ward TJ, Padia SA, Kohi MP, Midia M, Chaudry G, Gemmete JJ, Mitchell JW, Brody L, Crowley JJ, Heran M, Weinstein JL, Nikolic B, Dariushnia SR, Tam AL, Venkatesan AM (2018). Adult and Pediatric Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Vascular and IR Procedures: A Society of Interventional Radiology Practice Parameter Update Endorsed by the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR, 29(11), 1483.e2. LINK

  54. Choi J, Wang J, Ren G, Thakor AS (2018). A Novel Approach for Therapeutic Delivery to the Rodent Pancreas Via Its Arterial Blood Supply. Pancreas, 47(7), 910. LINK

  55. Razavi M, Thakor AS (2018). An Oxygen Plasma Treated Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Bioscaffold Coated with Polydopamine for Stem Cell Therapy. Journal of Materials Science. Materials in Medicine, 29(5), 54. LINK

  56. Razavi M, Hu S, Thakor AS (2018). A Collagen Based Cryogel Bioscaffold Coated with Nanostructured Polydopamine as a Platform for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A, 106(8), 2213. LINK

  57. Matthew Hawkins C, Towbin AJ, Roebuck DJ, Monroe EJ, Gill AE,Thakor AS, Towbin RB, Cahill AM, Lungren MP (2018). Role of Interventional Radiology in Managing Pediatric Liver Tumors : Part 2: Percutaneous Interventions. Pediatric Radiology, 48(4), 565. LINK

  58. Lungren MP, Towbin AJ, Roebuck DJ, Monroe EJ, Gill AE, Thakor AS, Towbin RB, Cahill AM, Matthew Hawkins C (2018). Role of Interventional Radiology in Managing Pediatric Liver Tumors : Part 1: Endovascular Interventions. Pediatric Radiology, 48(4), 555. LINK

  59. Thakor AS, Chung J, Patel P, Chan A, Ahmed A, McNeil G, Liu DM, Forster B, Klass D (2017). Use of Blood Pool Agents with Steady-State MRI to Assess the Vascular System. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 45(6), 1559. LINK

  60. Thakor AS, Alshammari MT, Liu DM, Chung J, Ho S, Legiehn GM, Machan L, Fischman AM, Patel RS, Klass D (2017). Transradial Access for Interventional Radiology : Single-Centre Procedural and Clinical Outcome Analysis. Canadian Association of Radiologists, 68(3), 318. LINK

  61. Hiniker SM, Rangaswami A, Lungren MP, Thakor AS, Concepcion W, Balazy KE, Kovalchuk N, Donaldson SS (2017). Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Pediatric Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Central Biliary Obstruction. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 64(6), e26330. LINK

  62. Thakor AS, Jokerst JV, Ghanouni P, Campbell JL, Mittra E, Gambhir SS (2016). Clinically Approved Nanoparticle Imaging Agents. Journal of nuclear medicine: official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 57(12), 1833. LINK

  63. Gnannt R, Connolly BL, Parra DA, Amaral J, Moineddin R, Thakor AS (2016). Variables Decreasing Tip Movement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Pediatric Patients. Pediatric Radiology, 46(11), 1532. LINK

  64. Allison BJ, Kaandorp JJ, Kane AD, Camm EJ, Lusby C, Cross CM, Nevin-Dolan R, Thakor AS, Derks JB, Tarry-Adkins JL, Ozanne SE, Giussani DA (2016). Divergence of Mechanistic Pathways Mediating Cardiovascular Aging and Developmental Programming of Cardiovascular Disease. FASEB Journal, 30(5), 1968. LINK

  65. Allison BJ, Brain KL, Niu Y, Kane AD, Herrera EA, Thakor AS, Botting KJ, Cross CM, Itani N, Skeffington KL, Beck C, Giussani DA (2016). Fetal in vivo Continuous Cardiovascular Function During Chronic Hypoxia. The Journal of Physiology, 594(5), 1247. LINK

  66. Teoh CW, Thakor AS, Amaral JG, Parra DA, Harve EA, Noone DG (2016). Successful Image-Guided Retrieval of an Embolized Fragment of a Fractured Haemodialysis Catheter Tip from the Pulmonary Artery. Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis, 6(1), 21. LINK

  67. Thakor AS, Patel PA, Gu R, Rea V, Amaral J, Connolly BL (2016). MR Cone-beam CT Fusion Image Overlay for Fluoroscopically Guided Percutaneous Biopsies in Pediatric Patients. Pediatric Radiology, 46(3), 407. LINK

  68. Chung J, Cormack R, Patel R, Thakor AS, Klass D, Liu D (2015). Novel Use of the Surefire Antireflux Device in Subtotal Splenic Embolization. Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases, 1(4), 242. LINK

  69. Thakor AS, Munk PL, Klass D (2015). The Other Path—Think Radial. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 66(3), 191. LINK

  70. Thakor AS, Tanner J, Ong SJ, Hughes-Roberts Y, Ilyas S, Cousins C, See TC, Klass D, Winterbottom AP (2015). Radiological Evaluation of Abdominal Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 66(3), 277. LINK

  71. Thakor AS, Allison BJ, Niu Y, Botting KJ, Serón-Ferré M, Herrera EA, Giussani DA (2015). Melatonin Modulates the Fetal Cardiovascular Defense Response to Acute Hypoxia. Journal of Pineal Research, 59(1), 80. LINK

  72. Thakor AS, Sangha BS, Ho SG, Warnock GL, Meloche M, Liu DM (2015). Percutaneous Autologous Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation for Traumatic Pancreatic Injury. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(4), 1230. LINK

  73. Liu DM, Thakor AS, Baerlocher M, Alshammari MT, Lim H, Kos S, Kennedy AS, Wasan H (2015). A Review of Conventional and Drug-eluting Chemoembolization in the Treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastases: Principles and Proof. Future Oncology, 11(9), 1421. LINK

  74. Ilyas S, Shaida N, Thakor AS, Winterbottom A, Cousins C (2015). Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) Follow-up Imaging: The Assessment and Treatment of Common Postoperative Complications. Clinical Radiology, 70(2), 183. LINK

  75. Lee, EW, Thakor AS, Tafti BA, Liu DM (2015). Y90 Selective Internal Radiation Therapy. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, 24(1), 167. LINK

  76. Thakor AS, Chung J, Patel R, Cormack R, Legiehn G, Klass D (2015). The Use of Cone-Beam CT in Assisting Percutaneous Translumbar Catheter Placement into the Inferior Vena Cava. Clinical Radiology, 70(1), 21. LINK

  77. Giussani DA, Niu Y, Herrera EA, Richter HG, Camm EJ, Thakor AS, Kane AD, Hansell JA, Brain KL, Skeffington KL, Itani N, Wooding FB, Cross CM, Allison BJ (2014). Heart Disease Link to Fetal Hypoxia and Oxidative Stress. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 814, 77. LINK

  78. Thakor AS, Gambhir SS (2013). Nanooncology: The Future of Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 63(6), 395. LINK

  79. Kempen PJ, Thakor AS, Zavaleta C, Gambhir SS, Sinclair R (2013). A Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Approach to Analyzing Large Volumes of Tissue to Detect Nanoparticles. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 19(5), 1290. LINK

  80. Herrera EA, Kane AD, Hansell JA, Thakor AS, Allison BJ, Niu Y, Giussani DA (2012). A Role for Xanthine Oxidase in the Control of Fetal Cardiovascular Function in Late Gestation Sheep. The Journal of Physiology, 590(8), 1825. LINK

  81. Giussani DA, Camm EJ, Niu Y, Richter HG, Blanco CE, Gottschalk R, Blake EZ, Horder KA, Thakor AS, Hansell JA, Kane AD, Wooding FB, Cross CM, Herrera EA (2012). Developmental Programming of Cardiovascular Dysfunction by Prenatal Hypoxia and Oxidative Stress. PloS One, 7(2), e31017. LINK

  82. Thakor AS, Jokerst J, Zavaleta C, Massoud TF, Gambhir SS (2011). Gold Nanoparticles: A Revival in Precious Metal Administration to Patients. Nano Letters, 11(10), 4029. LINK

  83. Thakor AS, Winterbottom A, Mercuri M, Cousins C, Gaunt ME (2011). The Radiation Burden from Increasingly Complex Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Insights into Imaging, 2(6), 699. LINK

  84. Zavaleta CL, Hartman KB, Miao Z, James ML, Kempen P, Thakor AS, Nielsen CH, Sinclair R, Cheng Z, Gambhir SS (2011). Preclinical Evaluation of Raman Nanoparticle Biodistribution for their Potential Use in Clinical Endoscopy Imaging. Small, 7(15), 2232. LINK

  85. Thakor AS, Luong R, Paulmurugan R, Lin FI, Kempen P, Zavaleta C, Chu P, Massoud TF, Sinclair R, Gambhir SS (2011). The Fate and Toxicity of Raman-Active Silica-gold Nanoparticles in Mice. Science Translational Medicine, 3(79), 79ra33. LINK

  86. Thakor AS, Paulmurugan R, Kempen P, Zavaleta C, Sinclair R, Massoud TF, Gambhir SS (2011). Oxidative Stress Mediates the Effects of Raman-active Gold Nanoparticles in Human cells. Small, 7(1), 126. LINK

  87. Thakor AS, Richter HG, Kane AD, Dunster C, Kelly FJ, Poston L, Giussani DA (2010). Redox Modulation of the Fetal Cardiovascular Defence to Hypoxaemia. The Journal of Physiology, 588(Pt 21), 4235. LINK

  88. Derks JB, Oudijk MA, Torrance HL, Rademaker CM, Benders MJ, Rosen KG, Cindrova-Davies T, Thakor AS, Visser GH, Burton GJ, van Bel F, Giussani DA (2010). Allopurinol Reduces Oxidative Stress in the Ovine Fetal Cardiovascular System after Repeated Episodes of Ischemia-Reperfusion. Pediatric Research, 68(5), 374. LINK

  89. Thakor AS, Herrera EA, Serón-Ferré M, Giussani DA (2010). Melatonin and Vitamin C increase Umbilical Blood Flow via Nitric Oxide-Dependent Mechanisms. Journal of Pineal Research, 49(4), 399. LINK

  90. Thakor AS, Gazzolo D, Frulio R, Giussani DA (2010). The Relation of S100beta and Metabolic and Endocrine Responses to Acute Fetal Hypoxemia. Frontiers in Bioscience (Elite edition), 2, 59. LINK

  91. Thakor AS, Burke A, Handfield-Jones S, Sinha A, Palmer M, Burns A (2009). Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Neutropaenia: Complications of Omeprazole. The Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 50(3), 207. LINK

  92. Thakor AS, Shah D, Miller F, Gaunt ME (2009). Factor V Leiden Mutation and Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic and Arterial Thromboembolic Disease. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR, 20(8), 1097. LINK

  93. Thakor AS, Hiemstra TF, Cousins C, See TC (2009). Multiple Inflammatory Aneurysms: A Rare Complication of Idiopathic Inflammatory Aortitis. European Journal of Radiology Extra, 70(3), e141.  LINK

  94. Thakor AS, Giussani DA (2009). Nitric Oxide Reduces Vagal Baroreflex Sensitivity in the Late Gestation Fetus. Pediatric Research, 65(3), 269. LINK

  95. Thakor AS, Wijenaike N (2009). Infective Endocarditis from Injecting Heroin into a Leg Ulcer. BMJ Case Reports, 2009, bcr07.2008.0493. LINK

  96. Thakor AS, Massoud T (2009). Double Superior Vena Cavae. BMJ Case Reports, 2009, bcr10.2008.1098. LINK

  97. Sinha A, Meldrum D, Sinha B, Thakor AS (2009). Postpartum Rupture of a Splenic Artery Aneurysm Presenting as Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, 18(1), 95. LINK

  98. Thakor AS, Levy N (2008). A New Effective Non-invasive Method of Cooling Patients with Malignant Hyperthermia. Anaesthesia, 63(11), 1266. LINK

  99. Thakor AS, Giussani DA (2009). Effects of Acute Acidemia on the Fetal Cardiovascular Defense to Acute Hypoxemia. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 296(1), R90. LINK

  100. Thakor AS, Hiemstra TF, Jayne DR (2008). Anaemia, Weight Loss, and Round Shadows in the Lungs. Lancet, 371(9606), 88. LINK

  101. Thakor AS, Hiemstra TF, Bradley JR (2008). A Rare Life-Threatening Complication of an Indwelling Hemodialysis Catheter. Kidney International, 73(2), 244. LINK

  102. Thakor AS, Liau SS, O'riordan DC (2007). Acute Small Bowel Obstruction as a Result of a Meckel's Diverticulum Encircling the Terminal Ileum: A Case Report. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 1, 8. LINK

  103. Giussani DA, Thakor AS (2006). Comments on Point-Counterpoint "Positive Effects of Intermittent Hypoxia (Live High:Train Low) on Exercise Performance are/are not Mediated Primarily by Augmented Red Cell Volume". Journal of Applied Physiology, 100(1), 363.

  104. Thakor AS, Giussani DA (2005). Role of Nitric Oxide in Mediating in vivo Vascular Responses to Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide in Essential and Peripheral Circulations in the Fetus. Circulation, 112(16), 2510. LINK

  105. Thakor AS, Giussani DA (2005). The Role of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide in the in vivo Pituitary-Adrenocortical Response to Acute Hypoxemia in the Late-Gestation Sheep Fetus. Endocrinology, 146(11), 4871. LINK

  106. Giussani DA, Thakor AS, Frulio R, Gazzolo D (2005). Acute Hypoxia Increases S100beta Protein in Association with Blood Flow Redistribution Away from Peripheral Circulations in Fetal Sheep. Pediatric Research, 58(2), 179. LINK

  107. Thakor AS, Bloomfield MR, Patterson M, Giussani DA (2005). Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide Antagonism Attenuates the Haemodynamic and Glycaemic Responses to Acute Hypoxaemia in the Late Gestation Sheep Fetus. The Journal of Physiology, 566(Pt 2), 587. LINK

  108. Thakor AS, Giussani DA (2005). Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide Contributes to the Umbilical Haemodynamic Defence Response to Acute Hypoxaemia. The Journal of Physiology, 563(Pt 1), 309. LINK

  109. Thakor AS, Brown CN, Edwards AV (2003). Effects of Prolonged Reduction in Blood Flow on Submandibular Secretory Function in Anesthetized Sheep. Journal of Applied Physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), 95(2), 751. LINK

Highlighted Research

Book Chapters

  1. Thakor AS, Sze D, Lungren MP (2021). Liver Cancer:  Interventional radiologic management (Pediatric Interventional Radiology with Surgical Correlations; 1st Edition, Tismed).

  2. Swaminathan G, Qiao Y, Bresette LA, Liu DD, Thakor AS (2021). Adipose Mesenchymal Stem Cell Homing and Routes of Delivery (Scientific Principles of Adipose Stem Cells, Elsevier).

  3. Giussani DA, Botting KJ, Niu Y, Shaw CJ, Ford SG, Thakor AS (2020). Fetal Cardiovascular Physiology (Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3rd Edition, Springer).

  4. Razavi M & Thakor AS (2017). Nanobiomaterials Science, Development and Evaluation. Woodhead Publishing.

  5. Gallagher FA, Thakor AS, Serraro EM, Goh V (2016). Oncological Imaging: Functional and Molecular Imaging for Personalised Medicine in Oncology (Grainger & Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology, 6th Edition, Elsevier).

  6. Thakor AS, Eftekhari A, Lee EW, Klass D, Liu DM (2014).  Hepatocellular carcinoma: Radioembolization (Practical Guides in Interventional Oncology:  Interventional Oncology, 1st Edition, Thieme).

  7. Lee E, Thakor AS, Tafti BA, Liu D (2014). Treatment options for hepatocellular carcinoma (Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, Elsevier).

  8. Giussani DA, Niu Y, Videla EH, Richter HG, Camm EJ, Thakor AS, Kane AD, Hansell JA, Brain KL, Skeffington KL, Itani N, Wooding FB, Cross CM, Allison BJ (2014).  Heart Disease Link to Fetal Hypoxia and Oxidative Stress (Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 1st Edition, Libros y capítulos de libros).


  1. Episode 78. TheSugarScience Podcast - Curating the Scientific Conversation in Type 1 Diabetes (05/ 2021). LINK

  2. Mentors and Protégés: Conversations on Career and Craft with Avnesh S. Thakor (05/2021). Endovascular Today. LINK

  3. Islet Transplantation. Advanced Functional Materials News (2020).

  4. Video Abstract: A Collagen Based Cryogel Bioscaffold that Generates Oxygen for Islet Transplantation (2020). Advanced Functional Materials. LINK

  5. Video Abstract: Locoregional Delivery of Stem Cell-based Therapies (2020). American Association for the Advancement of Science. LINK

  6. The Future of Diabetes: Improving Islet Transplantation. Stanford Medicine Scope (Erin Digitale). LINK

  7. Research Moves Nanomedicine One Step Closer to Reality. Stanford Medicine (Bruce Goldman). LINK


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