Recent Publications

List of MOSAIC Team members most recent publications

Alistair Elfick, Grigore Rischitor, Rabah Mouras, Asim Azfer, Lisa Lungaro, Marc Uhlarz, Thomas Herrmannsdörfer, John Lucocq, Wesam Gamal, Pierre Bagnaninchi, Scott Semple, and Donald M Salter “Biosynthesis of magnetic nanoparticles by human mesenchymal stem cells following transfection with the magnetotactic bacterial gene mms6”, Nature Scientific Report (2017); 7: 39755

Nordine Hendaoui, A.A. Mani, Ning Liu, Syed M. Tofail, Christophe Silien, Andre Peremans.”A method to overcome the diffraction limit in infrared microscopy using standing waves in an attenuated total reflection configuration”, Optics Communications, 382 · January 2017.

N.D. Thorat, R.A. Bohara, V. Malgras, S.A.M. Tofail, T. Ahamad, S.M. Alshehri, Kevin Wu and Yusuke Yamauchi, Multimodal Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles with Unusually Enhanced Specific Absorption Rate for Synergetic Cancer Therapeutics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 8 (2016) 14656–14664.

N.D. Thorat, O. M. Lemine, R. A. Bohara, K. Omri, L. El Mir, and S. A. M. Tofail, Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanocargoes for combined cancer thermotherapy and MRI applications, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18(2016) 21331-21339

K. Chaurasia, N. D. Thorat*, A. Tandon, J. Kim, S. H. Park and K. K. Kim, Coupling of radiofrequency with magnetic nanoparticle treatment as an alternative physical antibacterial strategy against multiple drug resistant bacteria, Nature Scientific Report, (2016), 6:33662 *Equally contributed first author

N. D. Thorat, R. A. Bohara, S. A. M. Tofail, Z. A. Alothman, M. J. A. Shiddiky, M. S. A Hossain, Y. Yamauchi and K. C.-W. Wu, Superparamagnetic Gadolinium Ferrite Nanoparticles with Controllable Curie Temperature–Cancer Theranostics for MR-Imaging-Guided Magneto-Chemotherapy, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 28 (2016) 4586–4597.

N. D. Thorat, R. A. Bohara, H. M. Yadav and Syed A.M. Tofail, Multi-modal MR imaging and magnetic hyperthermia study of Gd doped Fe3O4 nanoparticles for Integrative cancer therapy, RSC Advances 6 (2016) 94967-94975.

A. Stapleton, M.R. Noor and S.A.M. Tofail, Physiological Role of Piezoelectricity in Biological Building Blocks in Electrically Active Materials for Medical Devices, (ed. S.A.M Tofail, J. Bauer), World Scientific, 2016.

A. Ziaee, D. Chovan, M. Lusi, J.J. Perry, M.J. Zaworotko and S.A.M. Tofail Theoretical Optimization of Pore Size and Chemistry in SIFSIX-3-M Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials, Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16 (7), pp 3890–3897.

M. Kumbham, S. Daly, K. O’Dwyer, R. Mouras, N. Liu, A. Mani, A. Peremans, S. M. Tofail, and C. Silien, “Doubling the far-field resolution in mid-infrared microscopy” Opt. Express 24(21), (2016)24377-24389.

M. Nixon, S. D. Mackenzie, A.I. Taylor, N. Z.M. Homer, R. Mouras, R. H. Stimson, R. M. Reynolds, A. Elfick, R. Andrew and B. R. Walker, “ABCC1 confers tissue-specific sensitivity to cortisol versus corticosterone; a rationale for safer glucocorticoid replacement therapy”, Science Translational Medicine 8 (352), (2016) 352ra109.

K. McNamara and S.A.M. Tofail, Nanosystems: the use of nanoalloys, metallic, bimetallic, and magnetic nanoparticles in biomedical applications, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2015), 17, pp. 27981 – 27995.

K. McNamara, O. Kolaj-Robin, S. Belochapkine, F. Laffir, A.A. Gandhi and S.A.M. Tofail, Surface chemistry and cytotoxicity of reactively sputtered tantalum oxide films on NiTi plates, Thin solid films, (2015), 589, pp. 1-7.