NUI Galway NBIPI cmi

Latest Papers 2016

McGrath J,Alexandrov S., Owens P., Subhash H., and Leahy M. In-vivo Correlation Microscopy,  Journal of Biomedical Optics. 2016:21(4).

Fiona E. Freeman, Hazel Y. Stevens, Peter Owens, Robert E. Guldberg, Laoise M. McNamara, Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Mimicking the Cellular Niche of the Endochondral Template ,Tissue Engineering Part A. 2016

Leahy, M., Thompson, K., Zafar, H., Alexandrov, S., Foley, M., O'Flatharta, C., Dockery, P. Functional imaging for regenerative medicine Functional imaging in regenerative medicine , Stem Cell Research and Therapy, 7 (1), art. no. 315, .

Liu, M., Guan, Z., Shen, Q., Lalor, P., Fitzgerald, U., O’Brien, T., Dockery, P., Shen, S. Ulk4 is essential for ciliogenesis and CSF flow,  Journal of Neuroscience, 36 (29), pp. 7589-7600.

Daly, O.M., Gaboriau, D., Karakaya, K., King, S., Dantas, T.J., Lalor, P., Dockery, P., Krämer, A., Morrison, C.G. CEP164-null cells generated by genome editing show a ciliation defect with intact DNA repair capacity,  Journal of Cell Science, 129 (9), pp. 1769-1774.

Moriarty, O., Gorman, C.L., McGowan, F., Ford, G.K., Roche, M., Thompson, K., Dockery, P., McGuire, B.E., Finn, D.P. Impaired recognition memory and cognitive flexibility in the rat L5-L6 spinal nerve ligation model of neuropathic pain, Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 10, pp. 61-73.

O'Leary, L., Van Der Sloot, A.M., Reis, C.R., Deegan, S., Ryan, A.E., Dhami, S.P.S., Murillo, L.S., Cool, R.H., De Sampaio, P.C., Thompson, K., Murphy, G., Quax, W.J., Serrano, L., Samali, A., Szegezdi, E. Decoy receptors block TRAIL sensitivity at a supracellular level: The role of stromal cells in controlling tumour TRAIL sensitivity , Oncogene, 35 (10), pp. 1261-1270.

Healy, D., Nash, M. E., Gorelov, A., Thompson, K., Dockery, P., Beloshapkin, S. and Rochev, Y. , Fabrication and Application of Photocrosslinked, Nanometer-Scale, Physically Adsorbed Films for Tissue Culture Regeneration. Macromol. Biosci.. doi:10.1002/mabi.201600175

Latest Papers 2015

Owens, P., Phillipson P., Perumal J., O'Connor G. and Olivo M., Sensing of p53 and EGFR Biomarkers using high efficiency SERS substrates. Biosensors. 2015: 5 (4): 664-- 677.

Sanz-Nogués, C., Horan, J., Thompson, K., Howard, L., Ryan, G., Kassem, M., O'Brien, T. Inefficiency in macromolecular transport of SCS-based microcapsules affects viability of primary human mesenchymal stem cells but not of immortalized cells (2015) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 103 (11), pp. 3676-3688.

Birmingham, E., Kreipke, T.C., Dolan, E.B., Coughlin, T.R., Owens, P., McNamara, L.M., Niebur, G.L., McHugh, P.E. Mechanical Stimulation of Bone Marrow In Situ Induces Bone Formation in Trabecular Explants (2015) Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 43 (4), pp. 1036-1050.

Bradshaw, B., Thompson, K., Frank, U. Distinct mechanisms underlie oral vs aboral regeneration in the cnidarian hydractinia echinata (2015) eLife, 2015 (4), art. no. e05506, pp. 1-19.

Isa, I.L.M., Srivastava, A., Tiernan, D., Owens, P., Rooney, P., Dockery, P., Pandit, A. Hyaluronic acid based hydrogels attenuate inflammatory receptors and neurotrophins in interleukin-1Beta induced inflammation model of nucleus pulposus cells (2015) Biomacromolecules, 16 (6), pp. 1714-1725.

Fernandez-Yague, M.A., Larranaga, A., Gladkovskaya, O., Stanley, A., Tadayyon, G., Guo, Y., Sarasua, J.-R., Tofail, S.A.M., Zeugolis, D.I., Pandit, A., Biggs, M.J. Effects of Polydopamine Functionalization on Boron Nitride Nanotube Dispersion and Cytocompatibility (2015) Bioconjugate Chemistry, 26 (10), pp. 2025-2037.  

Latest Papers 2014

Lang, Y., Finn, D.P., Caruso, F. and Pandit, A. Fabrication of Nanopatterned Polymeric Microparticles using a Diatom as a Sacrificial Template. RSC Advances. 2014: 4 (84): 44418- 44422.

Sweeney EM, Dockery P, Crankshaw DJ, O'Brien YM, Walsh JM, Morrison JJ (2014) Human Uterine Lower Segment Myometrial Cell and Nuclear Volume at Term: Influence of Maternal Age. J Anat, 225(6):625-33. doi: 10.1111/joa.12240. Epub 2014 Sep 29. 

Crankshaw DJ, Sweeney EM, O'Brien YM, Walsh JM, Dockery P, Morrison JJ (2014) The influence of smooth muscle content and orientation in dissected human pregnant myometrial strips on contractility measurements. Eur J Pharmacol.738:245-249. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.05.037. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Connolly JM, Raghavan V, Owens P, Wheatley A, Keogh I, et al. (2014) Nanogold-based Photosensitizers Probes for Dual-model Bioimaging and Therapy of Cancer. J Nanomed Nanotechnol 5:249. doi: 10.4172/2157-7439.1000249 linklink

James A.L. Brown, Tapesh Santra, Peter Owens, Aline M. Morrison, Frank Barry, Primary cilium-associated genes mediate bone marrow stromal cell response to hypoxia, Stem Cell Research, Volume 13, Issue 2, September 2014, Pages 284-299. Link

Noel H. Reynolds, W. Ronan, Enda P. Dowling, P. Owens, Robert M. McMeeking, J. Patrick McGarry, On the role of the actin cytoskeleton and nucleus in the biomechanical response of spread cells Volume 35, Issue 13, April 2014, Pages 4015-4025 Link

Culligan K, Walsh S, Dunne C, Walsh M, Ryan S, Quondamatteo F, Dockery P, Coffey JC. The mesocolon: a histological and electron microscopic characterization of the mesenteric attachment of the colon prior to and after surgical mobilization. Ann Surg. 2014 Dec;260(6):1048-56. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000323. PubMed PMID: 24441808.

Stanley A, Thompson K, Hynes A, Brakebusch C, Quondamatteo F. NADPH oxidase complex-derived reactive oxygen species, the actin cytoskeleton, and Rho GTPases in cell migration. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 May 1;20(13):2026-42. doi: 10.1089/ars.2013.5713. Epub 2014 Feb 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 24251358.

Ansboro, S., Hayes, J.S., Barron, V., Browne, S., Howard, L., Greiser, U., Lalor, P., Barry, F.P., Pandit, A. and Murphy, M.J. A Chondromimetic Microsphere for In Situ Spatially Controlled Chondrogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Journal of Controlled Release. 2014: 179: 42–51.

Thomas, D., Fontana, G., Chen, X., Sanz-Nouges, C., Zeugolis, D.I., Dockery, P., O'Brien, T., Pandit, A. A shape-controlled tuneable microgel platform to modulate angiogenic paracrine responses in stem cells. Biomaterials, Vol. 35, No. 31, pp. 8757-8766 (2014). Impact Factor 2012: 7.882.

Latest Papers 2013

Integration of TiO2 into the diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii during frustule synthesis
Lang, Y., Monte, F.D., Rodriguez, B.J., Dockery, P., Finn, D.P., Pandit, A.
Scientific Reports, 3, art. no. 3205, 2013

Functionalization of the living diatom thalassiosira weissflogii with thiol moieties
Lang, Y., Del Monte, F., Collins, L., Rodriguez, B.J., Thompson, K., Dockery, P., Finn, D.P., Pandit, A.
(2013) Nature Communications, 4, art. no. 2683.

Abnormal centrosomal structure and duplication in Cep135-deficient vertebrate cells (2013)
Inanç, B., Pütz, M., Lalor, P., Dockery, P., Kuriyama, R., Gergely, F., Morrison, C.G.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 24 (17), pp. 2645-2654.

Dantas, T.J., Daly, O.M., Conroy, P.C., Tomas, M., Wang, Y., Lalor, P., Dockery, P., Ferrando-May, E., Morrison, C.G. Calcium-Binding Capacity of Centrin2 Is Required for Linear POC5 Assembly but Not for Nucleotide Excision Repair (2013) PLoS ONE, 8 (7), art. no. e68487, .

Wang, Y., Dantas, T.J., Lalor, P., Dockery, P., Morrison, C.G. Promoter hijack reveals pericentrin functions in mitosis and the DNA damage response (2013) Cell Cycle, 12 (4), pp. 635-646. Cited 3 times.

Moriarty, M.A., Ryan, R., Lalor, P., Dockery, P., Byrnes, L., Grealy, M. Loss of plakophilin 2 disrupts heart development in zebrafish (2012) International Journal of Developmental Biology, 56 (9), pp. 711-718. Cited 1 time.

Browne, S., Fontana, G., Rodriguez, B.J., Pandit, A. A protective extracellular matrix-based gene delivery reservoir fabricated by electrostatic charge manipulation (2012) Molecular Pharmaceutics, 9 (11), pp. 3099-3106. Cited 4 times.

Predicting and avoiding subcellular compartmentalization artifacts arising from acetoxymethyl ester calcium imaging probes. The case of fluo-3 AM and a general account of the phenomenon including a problem avoidance chart. 

Thompson K, Dockery P, Horobin R 2012 Oct;87(7):468-83.


Thematic Research Areas

Studies on the Human Myometrium

Characterisation of migration in Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Imaging cellular uptake of nanoparticles - delivery and therapy