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Peer-reviewed Journal articles


55. Aniket S. Wadajkar, Jyothi U. Menon, Tejaswi Kadapure, Jian Yang*, Kytai T. Nguyen*. Magnetic-based theranostic nanoparticle systems for disease management. 2012 Submitted (* co-corresponding authors)

54. Mohammadreza Mehdizadeh, Hong Wen, Dipendra Gyawali, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Injectable Citrate-Based Mussel-Inspired Tissue Bioadhesives With High Wet Strength for Sutureless Wound Closure. Biomaterials 2012 Accepted

53. Chang Zhang, Liang Wang, Richard T. Tran, Minjun Huang, Wanjing Tang, Chi Zhang, Zhongming Zhang, Dadi Jin, Xiaochun Bai, Jian Yang. Development of chronic inflammation-free composite bone biomaterials. 2012 submitted

52. Dipendra Gyawali, Parvathi Nair, Harry Kim, Jian Yang. Citrate-based biodegradable injectable composite for orthopedic applications. Biomaterials Science 2012 Accepted.

51. Hao Xu, Kytai Nguyen, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Jian Yang, Eric Fuh, Subhash Banerjee. Enhanced endothelialization of a new stent polymer through surface enhancement and incorporation of growth factor delivering. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research 2012 Accepted.

50. Aniket S. Wadajkar, Tejaswi Kadapure, Yi Zhang, Weina Cui, Kytai T. Nguyen, Jian Yang. Dual-imaging enabled cancer-targeting nanoparticles. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2012, 1(4): 450-456. [PDF]

49. Richard Tran, Michael Palmer, Shou-Jiang Tang, Thomas L. Abell, Jian Yang. Injectable Drug Eluting Elastomeric Polymer: A Novel Submucosal Injection Material. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2012, 75(5): 1092-1097. [PDF]

48. Yang Jiao, Dipendra Gyawali, Joseph M Stark, Pinar Akcora, Parvathi Nair, Richard T. Tran, Jian Yang. A rheological study of biodegradable injectable PEGMC/HA composite scaffolds. Soft Matter 2012,8:1499-1507. [PDF]


47. Yi Zhang, Richard T. Tran, Dipendra Gyawali, Jian Yang. Development of photocrosslinkable urethane-doped polyester elastomers for soft tissue engineering. International Journal of Biomaterials Research and Engineering 2011, 1(1): 18-31. [PDF]

46. Richard T. Tran, Elhum Naseri, Aleksey Kolasnikov, Xiaochun Bai, Jian Yang. A New Generation of Sodium Chloride Porogen for Tissue Engineering. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry 2011, 58(5):335-344. [PDF]

45. Jagannath Dey, Richard T. Tran, Jinhui Shen, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Development and long-term in vivo evaluation of a crosslinked urethane doped polyester elastomer. Macromolecular Materials & Engineering 2011, 296:1149-1157. [PDF]

44. Diane Manry, Dipendra Gyawali, Jian Yang. Size optimization of biodegradable fluorescent nanogels for cell imaging. Journal of High School Research. 2011 In press. [PDF]

43. Carlos A. Serrano, Yi Zhang, Jian Yang, Kevin A. Schug. MALDI-MS analysis of aliphatic biodegradable photoluminescent polymers using new ionic liquid matrices. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
2011,25:1152-1158. [PDF]


42. Dipendra Gyawali, Parvathi Nair, Yi Zhang, Richard Tran, Chi Zhang, Mikhail Samchukov, Marina Makarov, Harry Kim, Jian Yang. Citric acid-derived in situ crosslinkable biodegradable polymers for cell delivery. Biomaterials 2010, 31: 9092-9105. [PDF]

41. Jagannath Dey, Hao Xu, Kytai Nguyen, Jian Yang. Crosslinked urethane doped polyester (CUPE) biphasic scaffolds: potential for in vivo vascular tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2010, 95A:361-370. [PDF].

40. Richard Tran, Paul Thevenot, Dipendra Gyawali, Jung-Chih Chiao, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Synthesis and characterizaion of a biodegradable elastomer featuring a dual crosslinking mechanism. Soft Matter, 2010, 6: 2449-2461. [PDF]

39. Richard T. Tran, Paul Thevenot, Yi Zhang, Liping Tang, and Jian Yang. Scaffold sheet design strategy for soft tissue engineering. Materials 2010, 3(2): 1375-1389. [PDF]

38. Dipendra Gyawali, Richard Tran, Kristine Guleserian, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Citric-acid-derived photo-cross-linked biodegradable elastomers. Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition 2010, 21: 1761-1782. [PDF]

37. Melina R. Kibbe, Janet Martinez, Daniel A. Popowich, Muneera R. Kapadia, Sadaf S. Ahanchi, Nick D. Tsihlis, Oliver O. Aalami, Qun Jiang, Antonio R. Webb, Jian Yang, Timothy Carroll, and Guillermo A. Ameer. Citric Acid-Based Elastomers Provide a Biocompatible Interface for Vascular Grafts. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2010, 93A (1): 314-324 [PDF]

36. Ashwin Nair, Paul Thevenot, Jagannath Dey, Jinhui Shen, Man-Wu Sun, Jian Yang, Liping Tang. Novel polymeric scaffolds using protein microbubbles as porogen and growth factor carriers. Tissue Engineering Part C 2010, 16(1): 23-32. [PDF]


35. Jian Yang (corresponding author), Yi Zhang, Santosh Gautam, Li Liu, Jagannath Dey, Wei Chen, Ralph Mason, Carlos Serrano, Kevin Schug, Liping Tang. Development of aliphatic biodegradable photoluminescent polymers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2009 106:10086-10091. [PDF]
(Highlighted in "In This Issue" of PNAS)

34. Richard T. Tran, Yi Zhang, Dipendra Gyawali, Jian Yang. Recent developments on citric acid derived biodegradable elastomers. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering 2009, 2(3): 216-227. [PDF]


33 Jagannath Dey, Hao Xu, Jinhui Shen, Paul Thevenot, Sudershan R. Gondi, Kytai T. Nguyen, Brent S. Sumerlin, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Development of biodegradable crosslinked urethane-doped polyester elastomers. Biomaterials 2008, 29:4637-4649. [PDF]

32. Paul Thevenot, Ashwin Nair, Jagannath Dey, Jian Yang, Liping Tang. Method to analyze 3D cell distribution and infiltration in degradable scaffolds. Tissue Engineering, Part C, 2008, 14(4): 319-331. [PDF]

31. A. Webb, J. Yang, G.A. Ameer. A new strategy to characterize the extent of reaction of thermoset elastomers. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chem. 2008,46:1318-1328. [PDF]


30. Jeena Mathew, Vikas Kache, Chao Liu, Liping Tang, Jian Yang. Nano-featured highly interconnective macroporous elastic scaffolds for cardiovascular tissue engineering. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Workshop, 2007 IEEE Dallas 11-12 Nov. 2007 Page(s):43 - 46. (IEEE Xplore, peer-revewed article) DOI: 10.1109/EMBSW.2007.4454169 [PDF]

29. Ashwin Nair, Jian Yang, Liping Tang. A novel preparation of degradable scaffolds using BSA microbubbles as porogen. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Workshop, 2007 IEEE Dallas 11-12 Nov. 2007 Page(s):31 - 34 (IEEE Xplore, peer-revewed article). DOI: 10.1109/EMBSW.2007.4454166 [PDF]

28. Delara Motlagh, Josephine Allen, Ryan Hoshi, Jian Yang, Karen Lui, Guillermo Ameer. Hemocompatibility evaluation of poly(diol citrate) in vitro for vascular tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2007, 82A(4): 907-916. [PDF]


27. Jian Yang, Delara Motlagh, Josephine B. Allen, Antonio R. Webb, Melina R. Kibbe, Oliver Aalami, Muneera Kapadia, Timothy J. Carroll, Guillermo A. Ameer. "Modulating ePTFE vascular graft host response via citric acid-based biodegradable elastomers." Advanced Materials, 2006, 18:1493-1498. [PDF]

276 Jian Yang, Antonio R. Webb, Samuel J. Pickerill, Gretchen Hageman, Guillermo A. Ameer. Synthesis and evaluation of poly(diol citrates) biodegradable elastomer. Biomaterials 2006,27: 1889-1898. [PDF]

25. Hongjin Qiu, Jian Yang, Pradeep Kodali, Jason Koh, Guillermo A. Ameer. "A citric acid-based hydroxyapatite composite for orthopaedic implants." Biomaterials, 2006, 27, 5845-5854. [PDF]

24. Yuqing Wan, Chifeng Tu, Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. Influence of ammonia plasma treatment on modifying depth and degradation of poly(L-lactide) scaffolds. Biomaterials 2006; 27(13):2699-2704. [PDF]

23. Yong Kang, Jian Yang, Sadiya Khan, Lucas Anissian. Guillermo A. Ameer A novel biodegradable elastomers for cartilage tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 2006 77A:331-339. [PDF]

22. Delara Motlagh, Jian Yang, Guillermo Ameer. Hemocompatibility of poly(glycerol-sebacate) in vascular engineering. Biomaterials 2006; 27(24): 4315-4324. [PDF]


21. Jian Yang, Delara Motlagh, Antonio R. Webb, Guillermo A. Ameer. A novel biphasic elastomeric scaffold for small-diameter blood vessel tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering 2005,11(11-12):1876-1886. [PDF]


20. Jian Yang, Antonio Webb, Guillermo Ameer. Novel citric acid-based biodegradable elastomers for tissue engineering. Advanced Materials. 2004,16(6):511-516. [PDF]

19. Antonio Webb, Jian Yang, Guillermo Ameer. Biodegradable polyester elastomers for tissue engineering. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy. 2004,4(6):801-812. [PDF]

18. Shenguo Wang, Jian Yang, Yuqing Wan, Jianzhong Bei. Research Progress of Degradable Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering and Their Future Development Direction. Chemistry (Huaxue Tongbao) 2004, 67(4):237-245.


17. Jian Yang, Yuqing Wan, Junlin Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. Plasma treated, collagen anchored polylactone: Its cell affinity evaluation under shear or shear free conditions. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 2003,67A(4):1139-1147. [PDF]

16. Jian Yang, Yuqing Wan, Chifeng Tu, Qing Cai, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. “Enhancing the Cell Affinity of Macroporous Poly(L-Lactide) Cell Scaffold by A Convenient Surface Modification Method”. Polymer International 2003,52:1892-1899. [PDF]

15. Yuqing Wan, Wenna Chen, Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. Biodegradable Poly (L-lactide)-Poly (Ethylene Glycol) Multiblock Copolymer: Synthesis and Evaluation of Cell Affinity. Biomaterials 2003, 24(13):2195-2203. [PDF]

14. Yuqing Wan, Jian Yang, Junlin Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. "Cell adhesion on gaseous plasma-modified poly(L-lactide) surface under shear stress field." Biomaterials, 2003; 24(21): 3757-3764. [PDF]

13. Shenguo Wang, Qing Cai, Jianwei Hou, Jianzhong Bei, Tao Zhang, Jian Yang, Yuqing Wan. Acceleration effect of basic fibroblast growth factor on the regeneration of peripheral nerve through a 15-mm gap. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 2003,66A:522-531. [PDF]

12. Chifeng Tu, Qing Cai, Jian Yang et al. The fabrication and characterization of poly(lactic acid) scaffolds for tissue engineering by improved solid-liquid phase separation. Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2003,14(8):565-573. [PDF]


11. Jian Yang, Guixin Shi, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang, Yilin Cao, Qingxin Shang, Guanghui Yang, Wenjing Wang. “Fabrication and surface modification of macroporous Poly (L-lactic acid) and Poly (L-lactic-co-glycolic acid)(70/30) cells scaffold for human skin fibroblast cells culture”. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 2002,62A(3): 438-446. [PDF]

10. Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei and Shenguo Wang. “Enhanced cell affinity of Poly (D, L-lactide) by combining plasma treatment with collagen anchorage”. Biomaterials 2002,23:2607-2614. [PDF]

9. Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei and Shenguo Wang. “Improving cell affinity of poly (D,L-lactide) film modified by anhydrous ammonia plasma treatment”. Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2002;13:220-226. [PDF]

8. Qing Cai, Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. A novel porous cells scaffold made of polylactide-dextran blend by combining phase-separation and particle-leaching techniques. Biomaterials. 2002,23:4483-4492. [PDF]

7. Wenna Cheng, Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. “Synthesis and properties of poly(L-lactide)-Poly(ethylene glycol) multiblock copolymers”. Acta Polymeric Sinica 2002, 5:695-698.


6. Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. “A new method for improving the cell affinity of poly(D,L-lactide)”, Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering (English Edition) 2001, 10(2): 63-65.

5. Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. “Study on Improvement of Cell Affinity of Polymeric materials —Modified Poly(D,L-lactide) by Anhydrous Ammonia Gaseous Plasma”. Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery (Chinese Edition) 2001, 15(5): 269-272.


4. Jian Yang, Jianzhong Bei, Shenguo Wang. “Cells scaffold for tissue engineering and improvement of cells affinity between the cells and cells scaffold”, Journal of Functional Polymers 2000, 13(4): 454-460.

3. Shenguo Wang, Jian Yang, Qing Cai, Guixin Shi, Jianzhong Bei. “Research progress of biomaterial and cells scaffold for tissue engineering use”. Chinese Journal of Plastic Surgery 2000; 16(6): 328-330.


2. Zhili Lan, Fengyi Li, Xiaoli Zhan, Jian Yang. “Study on hydrosilylation of acetylene with methyldichlorosilane III Mechanism of gas-phase hydrosilylation over PtO2/Al2O3”. Journal of Molecular Catalysis 1998, 12(4): 279-284.

1. Zhili Lan, Fengyi Li, Xiaoli Zhan, Jian Yang. “Study on hydrosilylation of acetylene with methyldichlorosilane IV Modification of PtO2/Al2O3 and its characterizations”. Journal of Molecular Catalysis 1998, 12(5): 329-334.


Book Chapters

4. Dipendra Gyawali, Richard T. Tran, Michael Palmer, Jian Yang. Progress of nanobiomaterials for theranostic systems. In “Biomedical Materials and Diagnostic Devices”. Wiley-Scrivener Publishing LLC, USA, Ed(s) Ashutosh Tiwari and Hisatoshi Kobayashi, 2012 in press. ISBN: 978-1-1180-3014-1 [PDF]

3. Richard T. Tran, Dipendra Gyawali, Parvathi Nair, Jian Yang. Biodegradable injectable systems for bone tissue engineering. In "A Handbook of Biopolymers: Synthesis, Degradation and Applications". Publisher: RSC Publishing, United Kingdom. 2012 in press. [PDF]

2. Richard Tran, Jagannath Dey, Dipendra Gyawali, Yi Zhang, and Jian Yang. Biodegradable elastomeric polymers and MEMS in tissue engineering. In "Biomaterials for MEMS", Edited by Mu Chiao, JC Chiao. 2010 Chapter 3:33-64. [PDF]

1. Jian Yang, Antonio Webb, Guillermo Ameer. Biodegradable Elastomeric Polymers for Tissue Engineering. In "Handbook of Biodegradable Polymeric Materials and Their Applications". Edited by Surya K. Mallapragada and Balaji Narasimhan. American Scientific Publishers. 2005. Volume 2: 191-232 (ISBN:1-58883-053-5)

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