Peer-Reviewed Publications



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Peer-Reviewed Publications


23. You J, Guo P, Auguste DT. A Multi-Targeted Drug Delivery Vehicle Approach that Targets, Triggers, and Thermally Ablates HER2+ Breast Cancer Cells. Angewandte Chemie. In Press.



Guo P, You, J, Yang J, Moses M, Auguste DT. Using breast cancer cell CXCR4 surface expression to predict liposome binding and cytotoxicity. Biomaterials. In Press.

21. Horton RE, Auguste DT. Synergistic Effects of Hypoxia and Extracellular Matrix Cues in Cardiomyogenesis. Biomaterials. In Press.

Rafat M, Rotenstein L, Hu J, Auguste DT. Engineered endothelial cell adhesion via VCAM1 and E-selectin antibody-presenting alginate hydrogels. Acta Biomaterialia 2012; 8(7): 2697-2703; published online, DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2012.04.010.


Rafat M, Rotenstein L, You J, Auguste DT. Dual functionalized PVA hydrogels that adhere endothelial cells synergistically. Biomaterials 2012; 33: 3880-3886; published online, DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.02.017. (pdf)

18. Hu Y, You J, Auguste DT, Suo Z, Vlassak J. Indentation: A simple, nondestructive method for characterizing the mechanical and transport properties of ff pH-sensitive hydrogels, Journal of Materials Research 2012; 27(1): 152-160. (pdf)


17. Gunawan R, Almeda D, Auguste DT. Complementary targeting of liposome to IL-1α and TNF-α activated endothelial cells via the transient expression of VCAM1 and E-selectin, Biomaterials 2011; 32: 9848-9858. (pdf)
16. You J, Rafat M, and Auguste DT. Crosslinked, heterogeneous colloidosomes exhibit pH-induced morphogenesis. Langmuir 2011; 27(18): 11282-11286; published online, DOI: 10.1021/la202430m. (pdf)
15. You J, Rafat M, Ye GJC, Auguste DT. Nanoengineering the heart: Conductive scaffolds enhance connexin 43 expression, Nano Letters 2011 Sep 14; 11(9): 3643-8; published online, DOI: 10.1021/nl201514a. (pdf)


14.You J, Almeda D, Ye GJC, Auguste DT.  Bioresponsive matrices in drug delivery. Journal of Biological Engineering 2010; 4:15.  (pdf)
13. Gunawan R, Auguste DT.  Immunoliposomes that target endothelium in vitro are dependent on lipid raft formation.  Molecular Pharmaceutics 2010; 7(5):1569-1575. (pdf)
12.You J, Auguste DT.  The effect of swelling and cationic character on gene transfection by pH-sensitive nanocarriers.  Biomaterials 2010; 31(26):6859-6866. (pdf)
11. You J, Auguste DT.  Conductive, physiologically responsive hydrogels.  Langmuir 2010; 26(7):4607-4612.  (pdf)
10. Gunawan R, Auguste DT.  The role of antibody synergy and membrane fluidity in the vascular targeting of immunoliposomes.  Biomaterials 2010; 31(5):900-907. (pdf)


9.You J, Auguste DT.  Nanocarrier cross-linking density and pH sensitivity regulate intracellular gene transfer.  Nano Letters 2009; 9(12):4467-4473.  Highlighted in MRS Bulletin 2010; 35.  (pdf)
8.Horton R, Millman J, Colton C, Auguste DT.  Engineering microenvironments for embryonic stem cell differentiation to cardiomyocytes.  Regenerative Medicine 2009; 4(5):721-732. (pdf)
7.Rafat M, Raad D, Rowat A, Auguste DT.  Fabrication of reversibly adhesive fluidic devices using magnetism.  Lab on a Chip 2009; 9(20):3016-3019. (pdf)


6.Sachlos E, Auguste DT.  Embryoid body morphology influences diffusive transport of inductive biochemicals: A strategy for stem cell differentiation. Leading Opinion Paper, Biomaterials 2008; 29(34):4471-4480. (pdf)
5.You J, Auguste DT.  Feedback-regulated paclitaxel delivery based on poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate-co-2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) nanoparticles.  Biomaterials 2008; 29(12):1950-1957. (pdf)
4.Auguste DT, Furman K, Wong A, Fuller J, Armes S, Deming T, Langer R. Triggered release of siRNA from poly(ethylene glycol)-protected, pH-dependent liposomes enhances RNAi delivery.  Journal of Controlled Release 2008; 130:266-274. (pdf)
3.Auguste DT, Kirkwood J, Kohn J, Fuller GG, Prud'homme RK.  Surface rheology of hydrophobically-modified PEG polymers associating with a phospholipid monolayer at the air-water interface.  Langmuir 2008; 24(8):4056-4064. (pdf)


2.Auguste DT, Armes S, Brzezinska K, Deming T, Kohn J, Prud’homme RK.  pH-triggered release of protective poly(ethylene glycol)-b–polycation copolymers from liposomes.  Biomaterials 2006; 27:2599-2608. (pdf)
1.Auguste DT, Prud’homme RK, Ahl PL, Meers P, Kohn J. Association of hydrophobically-modified poly(ethylene glycol) with fusogenic liposomes. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) 2003; 1616:184-195. (pdf)



1.Auguste DT, Satterstrom FK, Rafat M, You J, "Emerging technologies in nanomedicine," Nanobiomaterials Handbook, CRC Press, 2011.
2.Luo Y, Engelmayer G, Auguste DT, Ferreira L, Karp JM, Saigal R, Langer R.  Three-dimensional scaffolds, in Principles of Tissue Engineering, 3rd Ed., Lanza, R., Langer, R., and J. Vacanti (Eds.), Elsevier, 2007.
3.Auguste DT, Prud’homme RK, Ahl PL, Meers P, Kohn J.  Polymer-protected liposomes: association of hydrophobically-modified PEG with liposomes. (p. 95-120) in Polymeric Drug Delivery Volume I -Particulate Polymeric Matrices and Drug Particle Engineering, Svenson, S. (Ed.), ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 924, American Chemical Society, 2004.



1.Feedback-regulated materials including ph-triggered particles. U.S. Provisional Patent Application No.: 61/062,387. Filed January 25, 2008.


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