Journal Articles

Journal Articles

Below you will find a list of publications from the Biomaterials and Nanomedicine lab. Each listing includes a link to the Journal database if available.

* Indicate students and researchers in Liu Lab

2021

104. Changlu Xu*, Chengi Hung**, Yue Cao, and Huinan Liu. Tunable Crosslinking, Reversible Phase Transition, and 3D Printing of Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogels via Dynamic Coordination of Innate Carboxyl Groups and Metallic Ions. ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2021, 4, 3, 2408–2428. Available online February 15, 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.0c01300.

103. Di Tie, Renguo Guan, Huinan Liu, Minfang Chen, Sviatlana A. Ulasevich, Ekaterina V. Skorb, Patricia Holt-Torres*, Xiaopeng Lu, Norbert Hort. In Vivo Degradability and Biocompatibility of a Rheo-formed Mg–Zn–Sr Alloy for Ureteral Implantation. Journal of Magnesium and Alloys. Available online January 9, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.jma.2020.11.005.

2020

102. Chunyan Zhang*^, Shiyu Zhang, Dongwei Sun*, Jiajia Lin*, Fancheng Meng, and Huinan Liu. Superhydrophobic Fluoride Conversion Coating on Bioresorbable Magnesium alloy – Fabrication, Characterization, Degradation and Cytocompatibility with BMSCs. Journal of Magnesium and Alloys. Available online 12 October 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.jma.2020.05.017.

101. Tie D, Liu H, Guan RG, Holt-Torres P*, Liu Y, Wang Y, and Hort N. In vivo Assessment of Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy Ureteral Stents in a Pig Model. Acta Biomaterialia. Accepted 9/11/2020. Published Online 9/16/2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.09.023. (PMID: 32949824).

100. Lin J*, Nguyen NYH*, Zhang C*, Ha A**, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Properties of MgO Nanostructures on Magnesium Substrates. ACS Omega. 2020, 5(38): 24613–24627. Published 9/18/2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c03151. (PMID: 33015479) Note: ACS LiveSlides™ Presentation for this article "Antimicrobial Properties of MgO Nanostructures on Magnesium Substrates" is available via this link: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/suppl/10.1021/acsomega.0c03151.

99. Lin J*, Wang Y, Sun D*, Xue H, Guan R, and Liu H. Microstructure of Biodegradable Zn-Fe Alloys and Mechanical and Corrosion Properties. JOM-Journal of the Minerals Metals & Materials Society. Accepted 07/28/2020. Published Online 8/25/2020. DOI: 10.1007/s11837-020-04317-y.

98. Jiang W*, Zhang C*, Tran L**, Wang S**, Hakim A**, and Liu H. Engineering Nano-to-Micron-Patterned Polymer Coatings on Bioresorbable Magnesium for Controlling Human Endothelial Cell Adhesion and Morphology. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. Accepted 05/22/2020. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00642

97. Farag MM*^, Liu H, Makhlouf AH. New Nano-Bioactive Glass/Magnesium Phosphate Composites by Sol-Gel Route for Bone Defect Treatment. Silicon. 13(3): 857-865, 2021. Published May 17, 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s12633-020-00485-3.

96. Ozcelik B, Ergun C, and Liu H. A Study on Calcium Phosphate/Barium Titanate Composites: Phase Characterization, Piezoelectric Property, and Cytocompatibility. Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society. 56:1197-1216, 2020. Published online 11 May 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s41779-020-00468-y.

95. Drelich JW, Sikora-Jasinska M, Mostaed E, Liu H, Maier P, Seitz JM, and Hort N. Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications II. JOM. 72: 1830-1832, 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s11837-020-04129-0. (PMID: 32368000)

94. Zhang C*, Wen TH, Razak KA, Lin J*, Xu C*, Seo C**, Villafana E**, Jimenez H**, and Liu H. Magnesium-based Biodegradable Microelectrodes for Neural Recording. Materials Science and Engineering: C. Volume 110, May 2020, 110614. Accepted 12/26/2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.110614.

93. Zhang C*, Lin J*, Nguyen N*, Guo Y, Xu C*, Seo C**, Villafana E**, Jimenez H**, Yang C, Guan R, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Bioresorbable Mg-Zn-Ca Alloy for Bone Repair in a Comparison Study with Mg-Zn-Sr Alloy and Pure Mg. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 6(1): 517-538. 2020. Accepted 12/9/2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00903.

2019

92. Zhang N*, Xu C*, Azer A**, and Liu H. Dispersibility and Characterization of Polyvinyl Alcohol Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles in Poly(glycerol sebacate) for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 21: 275. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-019-4725-9.

91. Cortez Alcaraz MC**, Cipriano AF*, Lin J*, Soria, P*, Tian Q*, and Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition of Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles on Magnesium: Processing Parameters, Microstructures, Degradation, and Cytocompatibility. ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2(12): 5634-5652. 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.9b00714.

90. Raho R*, Nguyen, N*, Zhang N*, Jiang W*, Sannino A, Liu H, Pollini M, and Paladini F. Photo-assisted Green Synthesis of Silver Doped Silk Fibroin/Carboxymethyl Cellulose Nanocomposite Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 107: 110219. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.110219. (PMID: 31761177).

89. Guo P, Bagheri R, Ren T, Yang L*, Xu C, Lin J*, Liu H, Sun W, and Song Z. Corrosion Characteristics of Zinc-Zirconium Alloy in c-SBF and Its Biocompatibility in vitro/in vivo. Materials and Corrosion. Published August 27, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/maco.201911137.

88. Rutherford D*, Exarhos S, Xu C*, Niacaris M*, Mariano C*, Dayap B*, Mangolini L, and Liu H. Synthesis, Characterization, and Cytocompatibility of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowders for Creating a Window to the Brain. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials. Early View Published Online July 23, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.34445.

87. Zhang C*, Wen TH, Razak KA, Lin J*, Villafana E**, Jimenez H**, and Liu H. Fabrication and Characterization of Biodegradable Metal Based Microelectrodes for In Vivo Neural Recording. MRS Advances. Volume 4, Issue 46-47 (Soft Materials and Biomaterials). pp. 2471-2477. Published online by Cambridge University Press, July 16, 2019. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2019.302.

86. Guan R, Jin H, Jiang W*, Wang X, Wang Y, Li Z, Zhang J, and Liu H. Quantitative Contributions of Solution Atoms, Precipitates and Deformation to Microstructures and Properties of Al−Sc−Zr alloys. Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China. 29(5): 907-918, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/S1003-6326(19)65000-4.

85. Yang L*, Guo P, Niu Z, Li F, Song Z, Xu C, Liu H, Sun W, Ren T. Influence of Mg on the Mechanical Properties and Degradation Performance of As-extruded Zn-Mg-Ca alloys: In Vitro and In Vivo Behavior. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 95: 220-231. Published online April 17, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.04.029.

84. Guo P, Li F, Yang L*, Bagheri R, Zhang Q, Li BQ, Cho K, Song Z, Sun W, and Liu H. Ultra-fine-grained Zn-0.5Mn Alloy Processed by Multi-pass Hot Extrusion: Grain Refinement Mechanism and Room-temperature Superplasticity. Materials Science and Engineering: A. 748: 262-266. Published March 4, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2019.01.089.

83. Narita K*, Tian Q*, Johnson I*, Zhang C*, Kobayashi E, and Liu H. Degradation Behaviors and Cytocompatibility of Mg/β‐Tricalcium Phosphate Composites Produced by Spark Plasma Sintering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials. Accepted 23 December 2018. Published February 1, 2019. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.34316. (PMID: 30707487)

82. Tian Q*, Lin J*, Rivera-Castaneda L*, Tsanhani A*, Dunn ZS*, Rodriguez A*, Aslani A, and Liu H. Nano-to-Submicron Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Magnesium-based Bioresorbable Implants – Deposition, Characterization, Degradation, Mechanical Properties, and Cytocompatibility. Scientific Reports. 9(1): 810. Accepted November 30, 2018. Published January 28, 2019. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37123-3. (PMID: 30692582)

81. Ren T, Gao X, Xu C, Yang L*, Guo P, Liu H, Chen Y, Sun W, and Song Z. Evaluation of As‐extruded Ternary Zn–Mg–Zr Alloys for Biomedical Implantation Material: In vitro and In vivo Behavior. Materials and Corrosion. 2018;1–15. Published January 2, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/maco.201810648.

2018

80. Jiang W*, Lin J*, Chen AH*, Pan J, and Liu H. A Portable Device for Studying the Effects of Fluid Flow on Degradation Properties of Biomaterials inside Cell Incubators. Regenerative Biomaterials. 6(1): 39-48, February 1, 2019. rby026, 1-10, 2018. Accepted 11/10/2018. Published 12/24/2018. DOI: 10.1093/rb/rby026. (PMID: 30740241)

79. Tian Q*, Zhang C*, Deo M*, Rivera-Castaneda L*, Masoudipour N*, Guan R, and Liu H. Responses of Human Urothelial Cells to Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys and Associated Insoluble Degradation Products for Urological Stent Applications. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 96:248-262, 2019. Available online 15 November 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2018.11.018.

78. Nguyen NT*, Grelling N*, Wetteland CL*, Rosario R*, and Liu H. Antimicrobial Activities and Mechanisms of Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles (nMgO) against Pathogenic Bacteria, Yeasts, and Biofilms. Scientific Reports. Published November 2, 2018. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-34567-5. (PMID: 30389984)

77. Surmeneva⁠ MA, Ivanova⁠a AA, Tian⁠ Qiaomu*, Pittman Rebekah*⁠, Jiang W*, Lin⁠ J*, Liu H, and Surmenev⁠ RA⁠. Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Response to the RF Magnetron Sputter Deposited Hydroxyapatite Coating on AZ91 Magnesium Alloy. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 221: 89-98, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2018.09.030.

76. Wetteland CL*, Sanchez JDJ*, Silken CA*, Nguyen NYT*, Mahmood O*, and Liu H. Dissociation of Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles in Physiologically Relevant Fluids. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 20: 215, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-018-4314-3.

75. Liang O, Wang P, Xia M, Augello C*, Yang F, Niu G, Liu H, and Xie YH. Label-free Distinction between p53+/+ and p53 -/- Colon Cancer Cells using a Graphene based SERS platform. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 118: 108-114, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2018.07.038. (PMID: 30059864)

74. Zhang C*, Lin J*, and Liu H. Magnesium-based Biodegradable Materials for Biomedical Applications. MRS Advances. Volume 3, Issue 40 (Soft Materials and Biomaterials), pp. 2359-2364, 2018. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2018.488.

73. Lin J*, Tian Q*, Aslani A*, and Liu H. Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Coated Mg for Biomedical Applications. MRS Advances. Volume 3, Issue 40 (Soft Materials and Biomaterials), pp. 2385-2389, 2018. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2018.476.

72. Wetteland CL*, and Liu H. Optical and Biological Properties of Polymer-based Nanocomposites with Improved Dispersion of Ceramic Nanoparticles. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. [Epub ahead of print] Jun 14, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36466. (PMID: 29901266)

71. Jiang W*, Cipriano AF*, Tian Q*, Zhang C*, Lopez M*, Sallee A*, Lin A*, Alcaraz MCC*, Wu Y, Zheng Y, and Liu H. In Vitro Evaluation of MgSr and MgCaSr Alloys via Direct Culture with Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Acta Biomaterialia. pii:S1742-7061(18)30180-6. April 4 2018. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.03.049. (PMID: 29626698)

70. Zhang C*, Driver N*, Tian Q*, Jiang W*, and Liu H. Electrochemical Deposition of Conductive Polymers onto Magnesium Microwires for Neural Electrode Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. [Epub ahead of print] March 9, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36385. (PMID: 29520971)

2017

69. Tian Q*, Mendez JA*, Rivera-Castaneda L*, Mahmood O*, Showalter A*, Ang E*, Kazmi S*, and Liu H. Development of a Novel Loading Device for Studying Magnesium Degradation under Compressive Load for Implant Applications. Materials Letters. 1: 27-32, 2018. Available online 30 December 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2017.12.147.

68. Cipriano AF*, Lin J*, Lin A*, Sallee A*, Le B*, Cortez Alcaraz MC*, Guan RG, Botimer G, Inceoğlu S, Liu H. Degradation of Bioresorbable Mg−4Zn−1Sr Intramedullary Pins and Associated Biological Responses in Vitro and in Vivo. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. Epub 12/14/2017. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b15975. (PMID: 29239597)

67. Jiang W*, Rutherford D*, Liu H. Nanomaterials for Treating Cardiovascular Diseases: A Review. Bioactive Materials. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioactmat.2017.11.002.

66. Johnson I*, Jiang W*, Liu H. The Effect of Serum Proteins on Magnesium Alloy Degradation in Vitro. Scientific Reports.14335(2017). DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-14479-6

65. Cipriano AF*, Lin J*, Miller C*, Lin A*, Cortez Alcaraz MC*, Soria P*, Liu H. Anodization of Magnesium for Biomedical Applications - Processing, Characterization, Degradation and Cytocompatibility. Acta Biomaterialia. S1742-7061(17)30516-0. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.08.017. (PMID: 28818688)

64. Jiang W*, Tian Q*, Vuong T*, Shashaty M*, Gopez C*, Sanders T*, and Liu H. Comparison Study on Four Biodegradable Polymer Coatings for Controlling Magnesium Degradation and Human Endothelial Cell Adhesion and Spreading. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 3(6): 936-950, May 17, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00215.

63. Mesbah Oskui S, Bhakta HC, Diamante G, Liu H, Schlenk D, Grover WH. Measuring the Mass, Volume, and Density of Microgram-sized Objects in Fluid. PLoS ONE. 12(4): e0174068. 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174068. (PMID: 28379982) (Co-author paper with Dr. William Grover)

62. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Guan RG, Lin A*, and Liu H. A Comparison Study on the Degradation and Cytocompatibility of Mg-4Zn-xSr Alloys in Direct Culture. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 3(4): 540-550, February 15, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials. 6b00684.

61. Wang Y, Guan R, Hou D, Zhang Y, Jiang W*, and Liu H. The Effects of Eutectic Silicon on Grain Refinement in an Al–Si Alloy Processed by Accumulative Continuous Extrusion Forming. Journal of Materials Science. 52(2): 1137-1148, January 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-016-0409-3. (Co-author paper with Dr. Renguo Guan)

2016

60. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Tayoba M*, Cortez Alcaraz MC*, Lin A*, Guan RG, Zhao ZY*, Tayoba M*, Sanchez J*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility and Early Inflammatory Response of Human Endothelial Cells in Direct Culture with Mg-Zn-Sr Alloys. Acta Biomaterialia. 16: 30547-5, 2016. Epub ahead of print 10/13/2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.020. (PMID: 27746360)

59. Tian Q*, Rivera-Castaneda L*, Liu H. Optimization of nano-hydroxyapatite/poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) coatings on magnesium substrates using one-step electrophoretic deposition. Materials Letters. 2016. Available online 19 September 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2016.09.072.

58. Tian Q*, Deo M*, Rivera-Castaneda L*, Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Alloys with Human Urothelial Cells: A Comparison of Three Culture Methodologies. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00325.

57. Su N, Guan R, Wang X, Wang Y, Jiang W*, Liu H. Grain Refinement in an Al-Er Alloy during Accumulative Continuous Extrusion Forming. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 680: 283-290, 2016.

56. Johnson I*, Wang SM*, Silken C*, Liu H. A systemic study on key parameters affecting nanocomposite coatings on magnesium substrates. Acta Biomaterialia. 2016 Mar 19. pii: S1742-7061(16)30120-9. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.03.026. [PMID: 27006335]

55. Wetteland CL*, Nguyen NYT*, and Liu H. Concentration-dependent behaviors of bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells and infectious bacteria toward magnesium oxide nanoparticles. Acta biomaterialia 35 (2016): 341-356.

54. Tie D, Guan R, Liu H, Cipriano A*, Liu Y, Wang Q, Huang Y, Hort N. An In Vivo Study on the Metabolism and Osteogenic Activity of Bioabsorbable Mg-1Sr Alloy. Acta Biomaterialia. 2016 Jan 1;29:455-467. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.11.014. Epub 2015 Nov 11. (PMID: 26577986)

2015

53. Wang P, Xia M, Liang O, Sun K, Cipriano AF*, Schroeder T, Liu H, Xie YH. Label-free SERS Selective Detection of Dopamine and Serotonin Using Graphene-Au Nanopyramid Heterostructure. Analytical Chemistry. 87(20): 10255-10261. 2015. Epub ahead of print, Sep 18, 2015. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01560. (PMID: 26382549)

52. Zhang N*, Lock J*, Sallee A*, and Liu H. Magnetic Nanocomposite Hydrogel for Potential Cartilage Tissue Engineering: Synthesis, Characterization, and Cytocompatibility with Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. Accepted 08/28/2015. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b06939. (PMID: 26360342)

51. Zhao ZY, Guan RG, Guan XH, Zhang J, Sun XP, Liu H. Effects of Electromagnetic Stirring, Shearing, and Extrusion on TiB2 and TiAl3 Particles in Al-5Ti-1B (wt.%) Alloy. Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 0: 1-6, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2015.1019109.

50. Iskandar ME, Aslani A, Tian Q*, and Liu H. Nanostructured calcium phosphate coatings on magnesium alloys: characterization and cytocompatibility with mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 26(5): 1-18, 2015. DOI:

10.1007/s10856-015-5512-5

49. Tian Q*, and Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition and Characterization of Nanocomposites and Nanoparticles on Magnesium Substrates. Nanotechnology. 26(17): 175102, 2015. DOI:10.1088/0957-4484/26/17/175102

48. Nguyen TY*, Cipriano AF*, Guan R, Zhao Z, and Liu H. In Vitro Interactions of Blood, Platelet, and Fibroblast with Biodegradable Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Accepted 02/17/2015. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35429. (PMID: 25690931)

2014

47. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Guan RG, Zhao ZY, Tayoba M*, Sanchez J*, Liu H. Investigation on Magnesium-Zinc-Calcium Alloys and Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Responses in Direct Culture. Acta Biomaterialia. 12(1): 298-321, 2015. Online First, 10/15/2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.10.018.

46. Mai ED*, and Liu H. Investigation on Magnesium Degradation under Flow versus Static Conditions using a Novel Impedance-Driven Flow Apparatus. Progress in Natural Science: Materials International. 24: 554-560, 2014. Online 10/28/2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.pnsc.2014.08.012.

45. Tian Q*, and Liu H. Electrophoretic Deposition and Characterization of Biocomposites on Magnesium for Orthopedic Applications. Advanced Materials Research. 922: 761-766, 2014.

44. Nguyen TY*, Guan R, Cipriano AF*, Zhao Z, and Liu H. Characterization of Magnesium Alloy Degradation in Whole Blood and Platelet Rich Plasma. Advanced Materials Research. 922: 543-548, 2014.

43. Miller C*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Surface Characterization of Magnesium Anodized in a 10M KOH Electrolyte. Advanced Materials Research. 922: 513-518, 2014.

42. Johnson I*, Islam MS, Park BH, and Liu H. Investigation of Biodegradable Composite Coated Magnesium Alloy Using Optical Coherence Tomography. Advanced Materials Research. 922: 292-297, 2014.

41. Cipriano AF*, Miller C*, and Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Magnesium-Zinc-Calcium Alloys with Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Advanced Materials Research. 922: 1-6, 2014.

40. Lock JY*, Tu J*, and Liu H. Degradation of Magnesium Alloys in Artificial Urine Solution for Urological Applications. Materials Science Forum. 783-786: 413-418, 2014.

39. Cipriano AF*, Miller C*, and Liu H. Anodic Growth and Biomedical Applications of TiO2 Nanotubes. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 10(10): 2977-3003, 2014.

38. Sebaa M*, Nguyen TY*, Dhillon S*, Garcia S*, and Liu H. The Effects of Poly(3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) Coating on Magnesium Degradation and Cytocompatibility with Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Potential Neural Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Online First, 3/5/2014. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35142. (PMID: 24677580)

2013

37. Jiang W*, Johnson I*, and Liu H. Nanostructured Coatings Improve Properties of Biodegradable Metals for Medical Implants. SurFACTS in Biomaterials. 8(4): 10-13, 2013. (Invited)

36. Nguyen TY*, Liew CG, Liu H. An In Vitro Mechanism Study on the Proliferation and Pluripotency of Human Embryonic Stems Cells in Response to Magnesium Degradation. PLoS ONE 8(10): e76547. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076547. 10/17/2013.

35. Cipriano AF*, De Howitt N*, Gott SC, Miller C*, Rao MP, Liu H. Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Adhesion and Morphology on Micro- and Sub-micropatterned Titanium. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 10(4): 660-668(9), 2014. Accepted 7/8/2013.

34. Johnson I*, Akari K*, Liu H. Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite/Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) Composite Coating for Controlling Magnesium Degradation in Simulated Body Fluid. Nanotechnology. 24(37): 375103, Epub 08/23/2013. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/24/37/375103. (PMID: 23975041)

33. Lock JY*, Wyatt E*, Upadhyayula S, Whall A*, Nunez V, Vullev VI, Liu H. Degradation and Antibacterial Properties of Magnesium Alloys in Artificial Urine for Potential Resorbable Ureteral Stent Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.34741. Online First, 4/2/2013. (PMID: 23564415)

32. Johnson I*, Liu H. A Study on Factors Affecting the Degradation of Magnesium and A Magnesium-Yttrium Alloy for Biomedical Applications. PLOS ONE 8(6): e65603. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065603. 6/14/2013. (PMID: 23799028)

31. Guan R, Cipriano AF*, Zhao Z, Lock JY*, Tie D, Zhao T, Cui T, Liu H. Development and Evaluation of a Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloy for Biomedical Applications - Alloy Processing, Microstructure, Mechanical Properties, and Biodegradation. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 33(7): 3661-3669, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2013.04.054. Online First, 5/3/2013.

30. Nguyen TY*, Liu H. A Review of Current Advances in Biomaterials for Neural Tissue Regeneration. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering. 6: 29-39, 2013.

29. Iskandar ME*, Aslani A, Liu H. The Effects of Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite Coating on the Biodegradation and Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Implants. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 101A(8): 2340-2354, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.34530, Epub ahead of print, 1/28/2013. (PMID: 23359521)

28. Cipriano AF*, Zhao T, Johnson I*, Guan R, Garcia S*, Liu H. In vitro Degradation of Four Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys and Their Cytocompatibility with Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 24(4): 989-1003, 2013. DOI 10.1007/s10856-013-4853-1, Online First, 1/30/2013. (PMID: 23361966)

27. Sebaa M*, Dhillon S*, Liu H. Electrochemical Deposition and Evaluation of Electrically Conductive Polymer Coating on Biodegradable Magnesium Implants for Neural Applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 24(2): 307-316, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-012-4796-y, Online First, 10/27/2012. (PMID: 23104085)

26. Sebaa M*, Nguyen TY*, Paul RK, Mulchandani A, Liu H. Graphene and Carbon Nanotube-Graphene Hybrid Nanomaterials for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Culture. Materials Letters. 92: 122-125, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.10.035, 11/12/2012 online first.

2012

25. Li JY, Liu H, and Huang PW. Effects of Pre-precipitation of Cr2N on Microstructures and Properties of High Nitrogen Stainless Steel. Journal of Central South University of Technology. 19(5): 1189-1195, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s11771-012-1127-x

24. Lock JY*, Nguyen TY*, Liu H. Nanophase Hydroxyapatite and Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Composites Promote Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion and Osteogenic Differentiation In Vitro. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 23(10): 2543-2552, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-012-4709-0, July 9th, 2012 online first. (PMID: 22772475)

23. Lock JY*, Liu H. Nanotechnology Enabled Drug Delivery Systems for Bone and Cartilage Regeneration. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering. 5: 51-56, 2012.

22. Johnson I*, Liu H. In vitro Evaluation of Magnesium-based Metallic Biomaterials and the Need for Standardization. Biomaterials Forum. 34(4): 9-14, 2012.

21. Guan R, Johnson I*, Cui T, Zhao T, Zhao Z, Li X, and Liu H. Electrodeposition of Hydroxyapatite Coating on Mg-4.0Zn-1.0Ca-0.6Zr Alloy and In Vitro Evaluation of Degradation, Hemolysis and Cytotoxicity. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 100A(4): 999-1015, 2012. (PMID: 22307984)

20. Johnson I*, Perchy D*, Liu H. In vitro Evaluation of the Surface Effects on Magnesium-Yttrium Alloy Degradation and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 100A(2): 477-485, 2012. Available online (DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.33290) 29 November 2011. (PMID: 22125092)

2011

19. Lock JY*, Liu H. Nanomaterials Enhanced Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Similar to a Short Peptide of BMP-7. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 6: 2769-2777. 2011. (PMID: 22114505)

18. Liu H. The Effects of Surface and Biomolecules on Magnesium Degradation and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 99A(2): 249-260, 2011. Available online 16 August 2011. (PMID: 21976450)

17. Liu H and Webster TJ. Enhanced Biological and Mechanical Properties of Well-Dispersed Nanophase Ceramics in Polymer Composites: From 2D to 3D Printed Structures. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 31(2): 77-89, 2011. Available online 3 August 2010.

2010

16. Liu H and Webster TJ. Mechanical Properties of Dispersed Ceramic Nanoparticles in Polymer Composites for Orthopedic Applications. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 5: 299-313, 2010. (PMID: 20463945)

15. Liu H and Webster TJ. Ceramic/Polymer Nanocomposites with Tunable Drug Delivery Capability at Specific Disease Sites. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 93(3): 1180-1192, 2010. Epub ahead of print, Sep 23, 2009. (PMID: 19777574)

2009

14. Liu H, Jiang W and Malshe A. Novel Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite Coating for Dental and Orthopedic Implants. JOM. 61(9): 67-69, 2009. September 2009.

13. Ergun C, Liu H and Webster TJ. Osteoblast Adhesion on Novel Machinable Calcium Phosphate/Lanthanum Phosphate Composites for Orthopedic Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 89(3): 727-733, 2009. Epub ahead of print, May 7, 2008. (PMID: 18464257)

2008

12. Liu H, Yazici H, Ergun C and Webster TJ. An In Vitro Evaluation of the Ca/P Ratio Factor in Cytocompatibility of Nano-to-Micron Particulate Calcium Phosphates for Bone Regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia. 4(5): 1472-1479, 2008. (PMID: 18394980)

* Rated as ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles; Acta Annual Award Paper

11. Ergun C, Liu H, Webster TJ, Olcay E, Yilmaz S and Sahin FC. Increased Osteoblast Adhesion on Nanoparticulate Calcium Phosphates with Higher Ca/P Ratios. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A. 85(1): 236-241, 2008. (PMID: 17688268)

2007

10. Ergun C, Liu H, Halloran JW and Webster TJ. Increased Osteoblast Adhesion on Nanograined Hydroxyapatite and Tricalcium Phosphate Containing Calcium Titanate. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 80A(4): 990-997, 2007. (PMID: 17120201)

9. Liu H and Webster TJ. The Promise of Aerosol Printed 3D Nanostructured Ceramic/Polymer Composites as Next Generation Orthopedic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Materials and Processes for Medical Devices. July 2007; Featured at http://asmcommunity.asminternational.org/content/ASM/PortletImages/MPMD/Issues/MPMD16507jul07.pdf

8. Liu H and Webster TJ. Nanomedicine for Implants: A Review of Studies and Necessary Experimental Tools. Biomaterials. 28(2): 354-369, 2007. (PMID: 17049982)

*Rated as ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles

2006

7. Liu H, Slamovich EB and Webster TJ. Increased Osteoblast Functions among Nanophase Titania/Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Composites of the Highest Nanometer Surface Roughness. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 78A(4): 798-807, 2006. (PMID: 16741979)

6. Liu H, Slamovich EB and Webster TJ. Less Harmful Acidic Degradation of Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Through Titania Nanoparticle Addition. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 1(4): 541 545, 2006. (PMID: 17722285)

2005

5. Palin E, Liu H, and Webster TJ. Mimicking the Nanofeatures of Bone Increases Bone-forming Cell Adhesion and Proliferation. Nanotechnology. 16(9): 1828-1835, 2005.

4. Liu H, Slamovich EB and Webster TJ. Increased Osteoblast Functions on Nanophase Titania Dispersed in Poly-lactic-co-glycolic Acid Composites. Nanotechnology. 16(7):S601-608, 2005.

3. Liu H, Slamovich EB and Webster TJ. Increased Osteoblast Functions on Poly-lactic-co-glycolic-acid with Highly Dispersed Nanophase Titania. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 1(1): 83-89, 2005.

1997-2001

2. Liu H and Xie J. Database System for Design of Extrusion Dies. Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing/Beijing Ke Ji Da Xue Xue Bao. 23(1): 63-72, 2001.

1. Chen J, Xie J and Liu H. Extrusion Characteristics of Composite Powders of Stainless Steel and Zirconia. Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing/Beijing Ke Ji Da Xue Xue Bao. 19(6): 590-598, 1997.