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Vernice NA, Dong X, Matavosian AA, Corpuz GS, Shin J, Bonassar LJ, Spector JA. Bioengineering Full-scale Auricles Using 3D-printed External Scaffolds and Decellularized Cartilage Xenograft. Acta Biomater. 2024 Mar 15:S1742-7061(24)00141-7. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2024.03.012. Epub ahead of print. 
Wright MA, Miller AJ, Dong X, Karinja SJ, Samadi A, Lara DO, Mukherjee S, Veiseh O, Spector JA. Reducing Peri-implant Capsule Thickness in Submuscular Rodent Model of Breast Reconstruction With Delayed Radiotherapy. J Surg Res. 2023 Nov;291:158-166. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2023.04.015. Epub 2023 Jul 6. 
Shih S, Askinas C, Caughey S, Vernice N, Berri N, Dong X, Spector JA. Sourcing and development of tissue for transplantation in reconstructive surgery: A narrative review. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2023 Aug;83:266-275. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2023.05.001. Epub 2023 May 17. 
Dong X, Shih S, Premaratne ID, Sariibrahimoglu K, Ginter P, Scott J, Limem S, Spector JA. Long-Term Maintenance of Projection of Nipples Reconstructed Using Three-Dimensionally Printed Poly-4-Hydroxybutyrate Bioabsorbable Scaffolds. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023 Oct 1;152(4):646e-654e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000010384. Epub 2023 Mar 8. 
Dong X, Premaratne I, Gadjiko M, Berri N, Spector JA. Improving Fat Transplantation Survival and Vascularization with Adenovirus E4+ Endothelial Cell-Assisted Lipotransfer. Cells Tissues Organs. 2023;212(4):341-351. doi: 10.1159/000525274. Epub 2022 May 31. 
Karinja SJ, Bernstein JL, Mukherjee S, Jin J, Lin A, Abadeer A, Kaymakcalan O, Veiseh O, Spector JA. An Antifibrotic Breast Implant Surface Coating Significantly Reduces Periprosthetic Capsule Formation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023 Oct 1;152(4):775-785. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000010323. Epub 2023 Feb 28. 
Bender RJ, Askinas C, Vernice NA, Dong X, Harris J, Shih S, Spector JA. Perfuse and Reuse: A Low-Cost Three-Dimensional-Printed Perfusion Bioreactor for Tissue Engineering. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2022 Nov;28(11):623-633. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2022.0139. Epub 2022 Oct 31.
Dong X, Askinas C, Kim J, Sherman JE, Bonassar LJ, Spector JA. Efficient engineering of human auricular cartilage through mesenchymal stem cell chaperoning. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2022 Sep;16(9):825-835. doi: 10.1002/term.3332. Epub 2022 Jun 11. 
Dong X, Premaratne ID, Sariibrahimoglu K, Limem S, Scott J, Gadjiko M, Berri N, Ginter P, Spector JA. 3D-printed poly-4-hydroxybutyrate bioabsorbable scaffolds for nipple reconstruction. Acta Biomater. 2022 Apr 15;143:333-343. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2022.02.040. Epub 2022 Mar 1. 
Vernice NA, Caughey S, Berri N, Harris J, Matavosian A, Dong X, Bender RJ, Bonassar L, Spector JA. Off-the-Shelf Nipple Engineering: Neonipple Formation via Implantation of Scaffolded Decellularized Ovine Xenograft. Ann Plast Surg. 2022 May 1;88(3 Suppl 3):S302-S308. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000003184. 
Vernice NA, Berri N, Bender RJ, Dong X, Spector JA. Production of a Low-Cost, Off-the-Shelf, Decellularized Cartilage Xenograft for Tissue Regeneration. Ann Plast Surg. 2022 May 1;88(3 Suppl 3):S296-S301. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000003185. 
Samadi A, Premaratne ID, Wright MA, et al. Nipple Engineering: Maintaining Nipple Geometry with Externally Scaffolded Processed Autologous Costal Cartilage [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 24]. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021;S1748-6815(21)00099-1. doi:10.1016/j.bjps.2021.03.010
Samadi A, Buro J, Dong X, Weinstein A, Lara D, O, Celie K, -B, Wright M, A, Gadjiko M, A, Galili U, Spector J, A: Topical α-Gal Nanoparticles Enhance Wound Healing in Radiated Skin. Skin Pharmacol Physiol 2021. doi: 10.1159/000518015
Harris J, Premaratne ID, Spector JA. Facial Masculinization from Procedures to Payment: A Review. LGBT Health. 2021;8(7):444-453. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2020.0128
Dong X, Premaratne ID, Bernstein JL, Samadi A, Lin AJ, Toyoda Y, Kim J, Bonassar LJ, Spector JA. Three-Dimensional-Printed External Scaffolds Mitigate Loss of Volume and Topography in Engineered Elastic Cartilage Constructs. Cartilage. 2021 Dec;13(2_suppl):1780S-1789S. doi: 10.1177/19476035211049556. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
Premaratne ID, An A, Spector JA. Plastic and reconstructive surgeons' views of a single payer health care system: Implications for patients and practice. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021;74(10):2737-2743. doi:10.1016/j.bjps.2021.03.011
Kaymakcalan OE, Abadeer A, Goldufsky JW, et al. Topical α-gal nanoparticles accelerate diabetic wound healing. Exp Dermatol. 2020;29(4):404-413. doi:10.1111/exd.14084
Morrison KA, Weinreb RH, Dong X, et al. Facilitated self-assembly of a prevascularized dermal/epidermal collagen scaffold. Regen Med. 2020;15(11):2273-2283. doi:10.2217/rme-2020-0070
Premaratne ID, Toyoda Y, Celie KB, Brown KA, Spector JA. Tissue Engineering Models for the Study of Breast Neoplastic Disease and the Tumor Microenvironment. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2020;26(5):423-442. doi:10.1089/ten.TEB.2019.0347
Wright MA, Samadi A, Lin AJ, et al. Periprosthetic Capsule Formation and Contracture in a Rodent Model of Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction With Delayed Radiotherapy. Ann Plast Surg 2019;82:S264-S270
Celie KB, Toyoda Y, Dong X, et al. Microstructured hydrogel scaffolds containing differential density interfaces promote rapid cellular invasion and vascularization. Acta Biomater. 2019;91:144-158. doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2019.04.027

Bernstein, J. L., Cohen, B. P., Lin, A., Harper, A., Bonassar, L. J., Spector, J. A. Tissue Engineering Auricular Cartilage Using Late Passage Human Auricular Chondrocytes. Ann Plast Surg 2018;80:S168-S173.

Karinja, S. J., Westblade, L. Treatment of infected wounds in the age of antimicrobial resistance: contemporary alternative therapeutic options. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Accepted for Publication.


Kaymakcalan, O. E., Karinja, S., Abadeer, A., et al. Antigen-Mediated, Macrophage-Stimulated, Accelerated Wound Healing Using alpha-Gal Nanoparticles. Ann Plast Surg 2018;80:S196-S203.


Lin, A. J., Karinja, S. J., Bernstein, J. L., et al. In Search of a Murine Model of Radiation-Induced Periprosthetic Capsular Fibrosis. Ann Plast Surg 2018;80:S204-S210.

Lin, A. J., Bernstein, J. L., Spector, J. A. Ear Reconstruction and 3D Printing: Is It Reality?  2018;6:4.


Toyoda, Y., Celie, K. B., Xu, J. T., et al. A 3-Dimensional Biomimetic Platform to Interrogate the Safety of Autologous Fat Transfer in the Setting of Breast Cancer. Ann Plast Surg 2018;80:S223-S228.

Cohen BP, Bernstein JL, Morrison KA, Spector JA, Bonassar LJ. Tissue engineering the human auricle by auricular chondrocyte-mesenchymal stem cell co-implantation. PLoS One. 2018;13(10):e0202356. Published 2018 Oct 24. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0202356


Kaymakcalan OE, Jin JL, Sun Z, et al. Transient phase behavior of an elastomeric biomaterial applied to abdominal laparotomy closure. Acta Biomater. 2017;

Dong, X., Landford, WN., Hart, J., Risolino, M., Kaymakcalan, O., Jin, J., Toyoda, Y., Ferretti, E., Selleri, L., Spector, JA., Towards Microsurgical Correction of Cleft Lip Ex Utero via Restoration of Craniofacial Developmental Programs, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (July 2017). 

Jacoby A, Morrison KA, Hooper RC, et al. Fabrication of capillary-like structures with Pluronic F127® and Kerria lacca resin (shellac) in biocompatible tissue-engineered constructs. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2017;11(8):2388-2397. doi:10.1002/term.2138


Cohen BP, Hooper RC, Puetzer JL, Nordberg R, Asanbe O, Hernandez K, Spector JA, Bonassar L: Long Term Morphological and Microarchitectural Stability of Tissue Engineered, Patient-Specific Auricles. Tissue Eng Part A 2016 Mar; 22(5-6):461-8  PMID: 26847742


Morrison KA, Asanbe A, Dong X, Weinstein AL, Toyoda Y, Guevara D, Kirkels E, Landford W, Golkowski C, Golkowski M, Spector JA Rapid Sterilization of Cell Phones Using A Novel Portable Non-Thermal Plasma Device. Plasma Medicine 2015 5(1): 57-70.


Jacoby A, Hooper RC, Joyce J, Bleecker R, Asanbe O, Osoria HL, Morrison KA, Weinreb RH, Mukherjee S, Spector JA Fabrication of Capillary-Like Structures with Pluronic F127 and Kerria Lacca Resin (Shellac) in Biocompatible Tissue-Engineered Constructs. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 Apr 21. PMID: 27098834


Hooper RC, Jacoby A, Asanbe O, Osoria HL, Morrison KA, Boyko T, Joyce J, Landford W, Spector JA A Novel 3D Platform to Investigate Neoangiogenesis, Transendothelial Migration, and Metastasis of MDAMB-231 Breast Cancer Cells. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Sep; 138(3):472e82e. PMID:27556622


Morrison K, Cohen BP,  Asanbe O, Dong, Xue, Harper A, Bonassar LJ, Spector JA Optimizing Cell Sourcing for Clinical Translation of Tissue Engineered Ears Submitted for publication. Biofabrication. Accepted for publication

Cohen BP, Hooper RC, Puetzer JL, et al. Long-Term Morphological and Microarchitectural Stability of Tissue-Engineered, Patient-Specific Auricles In Vivo. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(5-6):461-468. doi:10.1089/ten.TEA.2015.0323


Hernandez KA, Hooper RC, Boyko T, Golas AR, Reiffel AJ, van Harten MC, Weinstein A, Chu CC, Spector JA: Reduction of Suture Associated Inflammation using the Novel Biocompatible Pseudo-Protein Poly (ester amide) Biomaterials. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater.  2015 Feb;103(2):457-63  PMID: 24916020


Hooper RC, Hernandez KA, Boyko T, Harper A, Joyce J, Reiffel, AJ, Spector JA: Fabrication and In Vivo Microanastomosis of Vascularized Tissue-Engineered Constructs. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Oct;20(19-20):2711-9  PMID: 24712390


Brazin J, Malliaris S, Groh B, Mehrara BJ, Hidalgo DA, Silver RB, Spector JA Capsular Contracture: The Role of Mast Cell Derived Renin and Histamine. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2014 Jun;38(3):592-601. PMID: 24811971

Golas AR, Hernandez KA, Spector JA. Tissue engineering for plastic surgeons: a primer. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2014;38(1):207-221. doi:10.1007/s00266-013-0255-5


Ball C, Reiffel AJ, Chintalapani S, Kim M, Spector JA, King MR: Hydrogen Sulfide Reduces Neutrophil Recruitment in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in An L-Selectin and ADAM-17 Dependent Manner. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar;131(3):487-97  PMID: 23446563


Reiffel AJ, Kafka C, Brown BM, Hernandez KA, Zhou S, Pramanik S, Popa S, Ryu WS, Perez JL, Bonassar LJ, Spector JA: High Fidelity Tissue Engineering for Patient Specific Auricles for Reconstruction of Pediatric Microtia and Other Auricular Deformities. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56506  PMID: 23437148


Golas AR, Reiffel AJ, Perez JL, Fullerton N, Lekic N, Hooper RC, Jimenez N, Spector JA: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Optimization of Vasculogenesis within Naturally Derived, Biodegradable Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Dec; 132(6):952e-63e  PMID: 24281642



Henderson PW, Reiffel AJ, Krijgh DD, Belkin D, Zheng Y, Bonassar LJ, Stroock AD, Spector JA. Mathematical modeling and frequency gradient analysis of cellular and vascular invasion into integra and strattice: toward optimal design of tissue regeneration scaffolds.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2012 Jan;129(1):89-99 PMID: 22186502



PW Henderson, N Jimenez, J Ruffino, AM Sohn, AL Weinstein, DD Krijgh, Reiffel AJ, Spector JA.  Therapeutic Delivery of Hydrogen Sulfide for Salvage of the Ischemic Lower Extremity after the Onset of Critical Ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Mar;53(3):785-91  PMID: 21215566


Singh SP, Krijgh DD, Henderson PW, Yamamoto M, Rafii DC, Sung  JJ, Rabbany SY, Spector JA.  Stromal-derived factor-1 Delivered via Hydrogel Drug-Delivery Vehicle Accelerates Wound Healing in vivo. Wound Repair Regen. 2011 May; 19(3):420-5  PMID: 21518091


Zheng Y, Henderson PW, Choi NW, Bonassar L, Spector JA, Stroock AD: Microstructured Templates for Directed Growth and Vascularization of Soft Tissue in vivo. Biomaterials. 2011 Aug;32(23):5391-401 PMID: 21549426


Wang P, Liu Y, Abruna HD, Spector JA, Olbricht WL. Micromachined Dissolved Oxygen Sensor Based on Solid Polymer electrolyte. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 153(1); 145-51



Henderson PW, Singh SP, Belkin D, Nagineni V, Weinstein AL, Weissich J, Spector JA. Hydrogen Sulfide Protects Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in an In vitro Model of Cutaneous Tissue Transplantation. J Surgical Res 2010 Mar; 159(1):451-5  PMID: 19811790


Henderson PW, Kadouch DJM, Singh SP, Zawaneh PN, Weiser J, Yazdi S, Weinstein AL, Krotscheck U, Wechsler B, Putnam DA, Spector JA: A Rapidly Resorbable Hemostatic Biomaterial Based on Dihydroxyacetone. J  Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 May; 93(2):776-82  PMID: 19653301


Zawaneh PN, Singh SP, Padera Jr. R, Henderson PW, Spector JA, Putnam DA. Design of An Injectable Synthetic and Biodegradable Surgical Biomaterial. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 15;107(24):11014-9  PMID: 20534478


Henderson PW, Weinstein AL, Sohn AM, Jimenez N, Krijgh DD, Spector JA: Hydrogen Sulfide Attenuates Intestinal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury when Delivered in Post-Ischemic Period. J Gastroeneterol Hepatol. 2010 Oct; 25(10):1642-7  PMID: 20880173


Henderson PW, Nagineni VV, Harper A, Sohn AM, Krijgh DD, Jimenez N,
Weinstein AL, Spector JA. Creation of an Acellular Bioengineered Matrix with a Dominant Vascular Pedicle. Journal of Surgical Research 2010 Nov;164(1):1-5 PMID: 20850792


Henderson PW, Singh SP, Weinstein AL, Nagineni V, Rafii DC, Kadouch D, Spector JA Therapeutic Metabolic Inhibition: Hydrogen Sulfide Significantly Mitigates Muscle Ischemia Reperfusion Injury In vitro and In vivo. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec;126(6):1890-8  PMID: 21124129



Bellan LM, Singh SP, Henderson PW, Porri TJ, Craighead HG, Spector JA. Fabrication of an artificial 3-dimensional vascular network using sacrificial sugar structures. Soft Matter 2009, 5: 1354-57

Bernstein, J. L., Cohen, B. P., Lin, A., Harper, A., Bonassar, L. J., Spector, J. A. Tissue Engineering Auricular Cartilage Using Late Passage Human Auricular Chondrocytes. Ann Plast Surg 2018;80:S168-S173.

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