Publications

The effect of cationically-modified phosphorylcholine polymers on human osteoblasts in vitro and their effect on bone formation in vivo.
J Mater Sci Mater Med 2017 Aug 17;28(9):144. Epub 2017 Aug 17.
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials, University of Cambridge, New Museum Site, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ, UK.


CT-guided Native Medical Renal Biopsy: Cortical Tangential versus Non-Tangential Approaches-A Comparison of Efficacy and Safety.
Radiology 2017 Apr 22;283(1):293-299. Epub 2016 Nov 22.
From the Departments of Radiology (B.L., M.O., M.F., J.L., M.K., J.B., F.C., A.L., T.J.W.) and Biostatistics (J.P.), Florida Hospital, 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803.

Assessment of potential miRNA biomarkers of VERO-cell tumorigenicity in a new line (AGMK1-9T7) of African green monkey kidney cells.
Vaccine 2017 Apr 20. Epub 2017 Apr 20.
Laboratory of DNA Viruses, Division of Viral Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA. Electronic address:



Long-term biocompatibility, imaging appearance and tissue effects associated with delivery of a novel radiopaque embolization bead for image-guided therapy.
Biomaterials 2016 Oct 5;103:293-304. Epub 2016 Jul 5.
Biocompatibles UK Ltd, A BTG International group company, Lakeview, Riverside Way, Watchmoor Park, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3YL, UK. Electronic address:


A selective inhibitor of the UFM1-activating enzyme, UBA5.
Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2016 Sep 8;26(18):4542-4547. Epub 2015 Oct 8.
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3H6, Canada; Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada. Electronic address:

First Human Experience with Directly Image-able Iodinated Embolization Microbeads.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2016 Aug 20;39(8):1177-86. Epub 2016 May 20.
Center for Interventional Oncology, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, USA.

Multimodality Imaging of Ethiodized Oil-loaded Radiopaque Microspheres during Transarterial Embolization of Rabbits with VX2 Liver Tumors.
Radiology 2016 Jun 16;279(3):741-53. Epub 2015 Dec 16.
From the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md (V.T., R.D., J.H.S., Z.W., J.C., N.B., J.F.G.); Department of Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar St, TE 2-230, New Haven, CT 06520 (R.D., J.H.S., J.C., J.F.G.); U/S Imaging and Interventions (UII), Philips Research North America, Cambridge, Mass (M.L.); Center for Interventional Oncology, Interventional Radiology Section, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md (K.V.S., C.G.J., M.R.D., D.L.W., B.J.W.); Biocompatibles UK Ltd, Farnham, Surrey, England (M.R.D., A.L.L., Y.T.); and Philips Research Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (D.S., M.G.).

Frequent mechanical stress suppresses proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells from human bone marrow without loss of multipotency.
Sci Rep 2016 Apr 15;6:24264. Epub 2016 Apr 15.
Physical Chemistry of Biosystems, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.

Microvascular Perfusion Changes following Transarterial Hepatic Tumor Embolization.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 Jan 28;27(1):133-141.e3. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
Center for Interventional Oncology, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892; Biocompatibles BTG UK, Farnham, United Kingdom.

Preparation of Radiopaque Drug-Eluting Beads for Transcatheter Chemoembolization.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 Jan 6;27(1):117-126.e3. Epub 2015 Nov 6.
Center for Interventional Oncology, Radiology, and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center and National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Department of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC; Department of Radiology and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC. Electronic address:

DC BeadM1™: towards an optimal transcatheter hepatic tumour therapy.
J Mater Sci Mater Med 2016 Jan 16;27(1):13. Epub 2015 Dec 16.
Center for Interventional Oncology, Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

A Novel Inherently Radiopaque Bead for Transarterial Embolization to Treat Liver Cancer - A Pre-clinical Study.
Theranostics 2016 1;6(1):28-39. Epub 2016 Jan 1.
1. Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA ; 2. Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

Intranasal Human Growth Hormone (hGH) Induces IGF-1 Levels Comparable With Subcutaneous Injection With Lower Systemic Exposure to hGH in Healthy Volunteers.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Nov 1;100(11):4364-71. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
Critical Pharmaceuticals Ltd (A.L.L., F.J., T.P., K.J., G.K., L.I.), BioCity Nottingham, Nottingham NG1 1GF, United Kingdom; Department of Endocrinology (M.S.), William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 1BB, United Kingdom; and Department of Endocrinology (S.S.), Christie Hospital, Manchester M20 4BX, United Kingdom.

Direct Quantification and Comparison of Intratumoral Hypoxia following Transcatheter Arterial Embolization of VX2 Liver Tumors with Different Diameter Microspheres.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2015 Oct 29;26(10):1567-1573. Epub 2015 Jul 29.
Center for Interventional Oncology, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center and National Cancer Institute, and Office of Research Services, Division of Veterinary Resources, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 10/Room 1C367, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Spatiotemporal dynamics of doxorubicin elution from embolic beads within a microfluidic network.
J Control Release 2015 Sep 6;214:62-75. Epub 2015 Jul 6.
Bioengineering Science Research Group, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom.



Nanoprecipitation of polymeric nanoparticle micelles based on 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine (MPC) with 2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl methacrylate (DPA), for intracellular delivery applications.
J Mater Sci Mater Med 2015 Mar 14;26(3):150. Epub 2015 Mar 14.
School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Huxley Building, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4GJ, UK,

Obese subjects show sex-specific differences in right ventricular hypertrophy.
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jan 31;8(1). Epub 2014 Dec 31.
From the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (O.J.R., A.J.M.L., N.N., R. N., J.M.F., A.P., R.B., S.N.) and Oxford Clinical Cardiovascular Research Facility (A.J.L., P.L.), Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; and William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary, University of London, London, United Kingdom (S.E.P.).

Modulation of tumor fatty acids, through overexpression or loss of thyroid hormone responsive protein spot 14 is associated with altered growth and metastasis.
Breast Cancer Res 2014 Dec 4;16(6):481. Epub 2014 Dec 4.
Department of Pathology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

Adenosine stress native T1 mapping in severe aortic stenosis: evidence for a role of the intravascular compartment on myocardial T1 values.
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2014 Nov 20;16:92. Epub 2014 Nov 20.
University of Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR), Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK.

Intracoronary infusion of encapsulated glucagon-like peptide-1-eluting mesenchymal stem cells preserves left ventricular function in a porcine model of acute myocardial infarction.
Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2014 Oct 7;7(5):673-83. Epub 2014 Oct 7.
From the Department of Cardiology, Thorax Center, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (R.d.J., J.H.H., K.K.); Experimental Cardiology Laboratory, University and Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands (G.P.J.v.H., G.P., I.E.H.); BTG International Germany GmbH, Alzenau, Germany (C.W.); Biocompatibles UK Ltd, a BTG International Group Company, Farnham, United Kingdom (A.L.); and Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (H.J.D.).

A mouse strain defective in both T cells and NK cells has enhanced sensitivity to tumor induction by plasmid DNA expressing both activated H-Ras and c-Myc.
PLoS One 2014 10;9(10):e108926. Epub 2014 Oct 10.
Division of Viral Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.


MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers for VERO cell tumorigenicity.
Vaccine 2014 Aug 10;32(37):4799-805. Epub 2014 Jul 10.
Laboratory of DNA Viruses, Division of Viral Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States. Electronic address:


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