Notable Works of 2018

  1. Chan SSK, Arpke RW, Filareto A, Xie N, Pappas MP, Penaloza JS, Perlingeiro RCR, Kyba M. Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells from PSC-Derived Teratomas Have Functional Regenerative Capacity.  Cell Stem Cell. 2018; 23, 74-85.

  2. Raju R, Chau D, Notelaers T, Myers CL, Verfaillie CM, Hu WS. In vitro pluripotent stem cell differentiation to hepatocyte ceases further maturation at an equivalent stage of E15 in mouse embryonic liver development. Stem Cells Dev. 2018.

  3. .Hu S, Ogle BM, Cheng K. Body builder: from synthetic cells to engineered tissues. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2018;54:37-42.

  4. Gude NA, Firouzi F, Broughton KM, Ilves K, Nguyen KP, Payne CR, Sacchi V, Monsanto MM, Casillas AR, Khalafalla FG, Wang BJ, Ebeid D, Alvarez R, Jr., Dembitsky WP, Bailey BA, van Berlo JH, Sussman MA. Cardiac c-Kit biology revealed by inducible transgenesis. Circ Res. 2018.

  5. Mondragon-Gonzalez R, Perlingeiro RCR. Recapitulating muscle disease phenotypes with myotonic dystrophy 1 iPS cells: a tool for disease modeling and drug discovery. Dis Model Mech. 2018.

  6. Su TY, Nakato E, Choi PY, Nakato H. Drosophila glypicans regulate follicle stem cell maintenance and niche competition. Genetics. 2018;209:537-49.

  7. Zhang H, Lee CAA, Li Z, Garbe JR, Eide CR, Petegrosso R, Kuang R, Tolar J. A multitask clustering approach for single-cell RNA-seq analysis in Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. PLoS Comput Biol. 2018;14:e1006053.

  8. Wheelwright M, Win Z, Mikkila JL, Amen KY, Alford PW and Metzger JM. Investigation of human iPSC-derived cardiac myocyte functional maturation by single cell traction force microscopy. PLoS One. 2018;13:e0194909. 

  9. Lee CAA, Seo HS, Armien AG, Bates FS, Tolar J and Azarin SM. Modeling and rescue of defective blood-brain barrier function of induced brain microvascular endothelial cells from childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy patients. Fluids Barriers CNS. 2018;15:9. 

  10. Osborn MJ, Lees CJ, McElroy AN, Merkel SC, Eide CR, Mathews W, Feser CJ, Tschann M, McElmury RT, Webber BR, Kim CJ, Blazar BR and Tolar J. CRISPR/Cas9-based cellular engineering for targeted gene overexpression. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19. 

  11. de Witte MA, Sarhan D, Davis Z, Felices M, Vallera DA, Hinderlie P, Curtsinger J, Cooley S, Wagner J, Kuball J and Miller JS. Early reconstitution of NK and γδ T cells and its implication for the design of post-transplant immunotherapy. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018;24:1152-62. 

  12. Kanai MI, Kim MJ, Akiyama T, Takemura M, Wharton K, O'Connor MB and Nakato H. Regulation of neuroblast proliferation by surface glia in the Drosophila larval brain. Sci Rep. 2018;8:3730. 

  13. La A, Tranquillo RT. Shear conditioning of adipose stem cells for reduced platelet binding to engineered vascular grafts. Tissue Eng Part A. 2018. 

  14. Garcia-Leon JA, Kumar M, Boon R, Chau D, One J, Wolfs E, Eggermont K, Berckmans P, Gunhanlar N, de Vrij F, Lendemeijer B, Pavie B, Corthout N, Kushner SA, Davila JC, Lambrichts I, Hu WS, Verfaillie CM. SOX10 Single transcription factor-based fast and efficient generation of oligodendrocytes from human pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018;10:655-672.

  15. Nguyen AN, Song JA, Nguyen MT, Do BH, Kwon GG, Park SS, Yoo J, Jang J, Jin J, Osborn MJ, Jang YJ, Thi Vu TT, Oh HB, Choe H. Prokaryotic soluble expression and purification of bioactive human fibroblast growth factor 21 using maltose-binding protein. Sci Rep. 2017;7:16139. 

  16. Angelos MG, Abrahante JE, Blum RH, Kaufman DS. Single cell resolution of human hematoendothelial cells defines transcriptional signatures of hemogenic endothelium. Stem Cells. 2018;36:206-17. 

  17. Levi AD, Okonkwo DO, Park P, Jenkins AL 3rd, Kurpad SN, Parr AM, Ganju A, Aarabi B, Kim D, Casha S, Fehlings MG, Harrop JS, Anderson KD, Gage A, Hsieh J, Huhn S, Curt A, Guzman R. Emerging safety of intramedullary transplantation of human neural stem cells in chronic cervical and thoracic spinal cord injury. Neurosurgery. 2018;82:562-75. 

  18. Li R, Yu G, Azarin SM, Hubel A. Freezing responses in DMSO-based cryopreservation of human iPS cells: Aggregates versus single cells. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2018;24:289-99.

  19. Lowe M, Lage J, Paatela E, Munson D, Hostager R, Yuan C, Katoku-Kikyo N, Ruiz-Estevez M, Asakura Y, Staats J, Qahar M, Lohman M, Asakura A, Kikyo N. Cry2 is critical for circadian regulation of myogenic differentiation by Bclaf1-mediated mRNA stabilization of Cyclin D1 and Tmem176b. Cell Rep. 2018;22:2118-32. 

  20. Syedain ZH, Graham ML, Dunn TB, O'Brien T, Johnson SL, Schumacher RJ, Tranquillo RT. A completely biological "off-the-shelf" arteriovenous graft that recellularizes in baboons. Sci Transl Med. 2017;9. 

  21. Chen Y, Xu H, Lin G. Generation of iPSC-derived limb progenitor-like cells for stimulating phalange regeneration in the adult mouse. Cell Discov. 2017;3:17046.

  22. Shaklee J, Srivastava K, Brown H, Arriaga EA, Pierre VC, van Berlo JH. Development of a click-chemistry reagent compatible with mass cytometry. Sci Rep. 2018;8:6657. 

  23. Tahara N, Akiyama R, Theisen JWM, Kawakami H, Wong J, Garry DJ, Kawakami Y. Gata6 restricts Isl1 to the posterior of nascent hindlimb buds through Isl1 cis-regulatory modules. Dev Biol. 2018;434:74-83. 

  24. Chen Z, Zhu W, Bender I, Gong W, Kwak IY, Yellamilli A, Hodges TJ, Nemoto N, Zhang J, Garry DJ, van Berlo JH. Pathologic stimulus determines lineage commitment of cardiac C-kit(+) cells. Circulation. 2017;136:2359-72.