PUBLICATIONS

  1. David Yeo, Sharon W. T. Chew, Chenjie Xu. Polymeric Biomaterials for Management of Pathological Scarring. ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2019, 1 (4), 612–624 (cover).
  2. Sangeetha Krishnamurthy, Padmalosini Muthukumaran, Muthukumara Gnanasammandhan Jayakumar, Domenik Lisse, Nihar Masurkar, Chenjie Xu, Juliana M Chan, Chester Drum. Chemical-free Surface Functionalization of a Cell-based Nanotherapeutic Increases Circulation Time In Vivo. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 2019, 18, 169-178.
  3. Christian Wiraja, Ying Zhu, Daniel Lio, David C. Yeo, Mo Xie, Weina Fang, Qian Li, Mengjia Zheng, Maurice Van Steensel, Lihua Wang, Chunhai Fan, Chenjie Xu Framework Nucleic Acids as Programmable Carrier for Transdermal Drug Delivery. Nature Communication, 2019, 10, 1147
  4. David C. Yeo, Christian Wiraja, Qingqing Miao, Xiaoyu Ning, Kanyi Pu, Chenjie Xu. Anti-scarring drug screening with near-infrared molecular probes targeting fibroblast activation protein-α. ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2018, 1(6), 2054-2061.
  5. Chao Tao, Yon Jin Chuah, Chenjie Xu, Dong-An Wang. Albumin conjugates and assemblies as versatile bio-functional additives and carriers for biomedical applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2019, 7(3), 357-367.
  6. Sharon W. T. Chew, Yongpeng Zeng, Mingyue Cui, Hao Chang, Mengjia Zheng, Shi Wei, Wenting Zhao, Chenjie Xu In situ generation of Zinc Oxide Nanobushes on Microneedles as Antibacterial Coating. SLAS Technology, 2019, 24(2), 181-187.
  7. Wiraja C, Yeo D, Lio D, Zheng M, Xu C. Functional Imaging with Nucleic Acid‐based Sensors: Technology, Application and Future Healthcare Prospects. ChemBioChem. 2019, 20(4), 437-450.
  8. Aung Than, Chenghao Liu, Hao Chang, Phan Khanh Duong, Xiaomeng Wang, Chenjie Xu, Peng Chen. Self-implantable double-layered micro-drug-reservoirs for efficient and controlled ocular drug delivery, Nature Communication, 2018, 9, 4433
  9. Tham Huijun Phoebe; Xu Keming; Lim Wei Qi; Chen Hongzhong; Thng Tien Guan Steven; Venkatraman Subbu S.; Xu Chenjie; Zhao Yanli. Microneedle-Assisted Topical Delivery of Photodynamically Active Mesoporous Formulation for Combination Therapy of Deep-Seated Melanoma. ACS Nano. 2018, 12, 11936-11948
  10. Mengjia Zheng, Christian Wiraja, David C Yeo, Hao Chang, Daniel Chin Shiuan Lio, Kanyi Pu, Amy S. Paller, Chenjie Xu, Oligonucleotide molecular sprinkler for intracellular detection and spontaneous regulation of mRNA for theranostics of scar fibroblasts. Small, 2018, 14(49), 1802546.
  11. Tan, C, Yeo, D. , Cao, T. , Tan, V. W., Srivastava, R. , Yow, A. P., Tan, W. P., Wong, D. W., Xu, C. and Tey, H. L. Drug‐free microneedles in the treatment of keloids: a single‐blinded intra‐individual controlled clinical trial. Br J Dermatol. 2018, 179(6), 1418.
  12. Daniel Lio, Cheng Hao Liu, Christian Wiraja, Beiying Qiu, Chee Wai Fhu, Xiaomeng Wang, Chenjie Xu Molecular beacon-gold nanosensors for Leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein-1 (Lrg1) detection in pathological angiogenesis. ACS Sensors, 2018, 3(9), 1647-1655
  13. Min Wang, Christian Wiraja, Meiling Wee, David Yeo, Lianzhe Hu, Chenjie Xu Hairpin-structured probe conjugated nano-graphene oxide for the cellular detection of connective tissue growth factor mRNA, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2018, 1038, 140-147.
  14. Enis Karahan, Christian Wiraja, Chenjie Xu, Jun Wei, Yuan Chen. Graphene Materials in Antimicrobial Nanomedicine: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2018, 1701406.
  15. Mingyue Cui, Hao Chang, Yang Zhong, Min Wang, Tianze Wu, Xiao Hu, Zhichuan J. Xu, Chenjie Xu. Detection of bacteria in Water using β-galactosidase-coated magnetic nanoparticles, SLAS Technology, 2018, 23(6), 624-630.
  16. David C. Yeo, Christian Wiraja, Amy S. Paller, Chad A. Mirkin, Chenjie Xu. Abnormal Scar Identification with Spherical Nucleic Acids Technology, Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2018, 2, 227-238
  17. Christian Wiraja, David C. Yeo, Khek-Chian Tham, Sharon W.T. Chew, Xinhong Lim, Chenjie Xu. Real-Time Imaging of Dynamic Cell Reprogramming with Nanosensors, Small, 2018, 14, 1703440.
  18. Aung Than, Ke Liang, Shaohai Xu, Lei Sun, Hongwei Duan, Fengna Xi, Chenjie Xu, Peng Chen. Obesity compounds to subcutaneous adipose tissue with polymeric microneedles patches. Small Methods. 2017, 1, 1700269
  19. Qingqing Miao, David C. Yeo, Chenjie Xu, Kanyi Pu. Near-Infrared Fluorescent Molecular Probe for Sensitive Imaging of Keloid, Angewandte Chemie, 2018, 130(5), 1270-1274
  20. Momesh Moothanchery, Razina Z. Seeni, Chenjie Xu, Manojit Pramanik. In vivo studies of transdermal nanoparticle delivery with microneedles using photoacoustic microscopy, Biomedical Optics Express, 2017, 8(12), 5483-5492.
  21. Li Min Tay, Christian Wiraja, Yingnan Wu, Zheng Yang, Eng Hin Lee, Chenjie Xu. The effect of temporal manipulation of transforming growth factor beta 3 and fibroblast growth factor 2 on the derivation of proliferative chondrocytes from mensenchymal stem cells—A study monitored by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction and molecular beacon based nanosensors, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2017,106(4), 895-904.
  22. Malathi Mathiyazhakan, Christian Wiraja, Chenjie Xu. A Concise Review of Gold Nanoparticles based Photo-responsive Liposomes for Controlled Drug Delivery, Nano-Micro Letters, 2018, 10(1), 10.
  23. Jin Pan, Christian Wiraja, Jinmin Zhao, Jinlu Zhang, Muyan Li, Li Zheng, Chenjie Xu. Nitric oxide nanosensors for predicting the development of osteoarthritis in rat model, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9(30), 25128-25137.
  24. Shiying Liu, David C Yeo, Christian Wiraja, HongLiang Tey, Milan Mrksich, Chenjie Xu. Peptide delivery with poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate microneedles through swelling effect, Bioengineering & Translational Medicine, 2017, 2(3), 258-267
  25. Hao Chang, Mengjia Zheng, Xiaojun Yu, Aung Than, Razina Z. Seeni, Rongjie Kang, Jingqi Tian, Duong Phan Khanh, Linbo Liu, Peng Chen, Chenjie Xu. A swellable microneedle patch to rapidly extract skin interstitial fluid for timely metabolic analysis. Advanced Materials. 2017, 29 (37), 1702243
  26. Jiayin Fu, Hamizan Muhammad, Christian Wiraja, Chenjie Xu, Dongan Wang. Improvement of endothelial progenitor outgrowth cell (EPOC)-mediated vascularization in gelatin-based hydrogels through pore size manipulation. Acta Biomaterialia, 2017, 58:225-237
  27. Xu Zhen, Ye Tao, Zhongfu An, Peng Chen, Chenjie Xu, Runfeng Chen, Wei Huang, Kanyi Pu. Ultralong Phosphorescence of Water-Soluble Organic Nanoparticles for In Vivo Afterglow Imaging. Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(33), 1606665.
  28. David Yeo, Elizabeth Balmayor, Jan-Thorsten Schantz, Chenjie Xu. “Microneedle Physical Contact as a Therapeutic for Abnormal Scars”. European Journal of Medical Research, 2017, 22(1):28
  29. Razina Z. Seeni, Xiaojun Yu, Hao Chang, Peng Chen, Linbo Liu, Chenjie Xu. Iron-oxide nanoparticles powered micro optical coherence tomography for in situ imaging the penetration and swelling of polymeric microneedles in skin. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9 (24), 20340–20347
  30. Keming Xu, Liang Li, Mingyue Cui, Yiyuan Han, Karahan Huseyin, Vincent Chow, Chenjie Xu. Cold-chain-free Storable Hydrogel for Infant-friendly Oral Delivery of Amoxicillin for the Treatment of Pneumococcal Pneumonia, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9 (22), 18440–18449
  31. Yu Gao, Yiyuan Han, Mingyue Cui, Hong Liang Tey, Lianhui Wang, Chenjie Xu. ZnO nanoparticles as an antimicrobial tissue adhesive for skin wound closure. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2017, 5, 4535 – 4541. [Emerging Investigators themed issue]
  32. Min Wang, Jie Chen, Chenghao Liu, Jianding Qiu, Xiaomeng Wang, Peng Chen and Chenjie Xu. A Graphene Quantum Dots-Hypochlorite Hybrid System for the Quantitative Fluorescent Determination of Total Antioxidant Capacity, Small, 2017, 13, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201700709
  33. Min Wang, Lianzhe Hu, Chenjie Xu. “Recent advances in the design of polymeric microneedles for transdermal drug delivery and biosensing” Lab on a Chip, 2017, 17(8): 1373-1387
  34. Wang, Lifeng; Xu, Keming; Hou, Xiaochun; Han, Yiyuan; Liu, Shiying; Wiraja, Christian; Yang, Cangjie; Yang, Jun; Wang, Mingfeng; Dong, Xiaochen ; Huang, Wei; Xu, Chenjie. “Fluorescent Poly (glycerol-co-sebacate)-acrylate Nanoparticles for Stem Cell Labeling and Longitudinal Tracking” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9(11):9528-9538
  35. Tay, Li Min, Christian Wiraja, David C. Yeo, Yingnan Wu, Zheng Yang, Yon Jin Chuah, Eng Hin Lee, Yuejun Kang, Chenjie Xu. “Noninvasive Monitoring of Three-Dimensional Chondrogenic Constructs Using Molecular Beacon Nanosensors.” Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 2017, 23(1): 12-20.
  36. Yang, Cangjie, Xiaochen Wang, Mingfeng Wang, Keming Xu, and Chenjie Xu. “Robust Colloidal Nanoparticles of Pyrrolopyrrole Cyanines J‐Aggregates with Bright Near Infrared Fluorescence in Aqueous Media: From Spectral Tailoring to Bioimaging Application.” Chemistry-A European Journal, 2017, 23(18), 4310-4319
  37. Gao Y, Hassanbhai AM, Lim J, Wang L, Xu C, Fabrication of Silver Octahedral Nanoparticle-containing Polycaprolactone Nanocomposite for Antibacterial Bone Scaffolds. RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 10051-10056
  38. Tay LM, Xu C. Coating microbubbles with nanoparticles for medical imaging and drug delivery. Nanomedicine. 2017, 12(2), 91-94
  39. Fu J, Wiraja C, Chong R, Xu C, Wang D. Real-time and Non-invasive Monitoring of Embryonic Stem Cell Survival during the Development of Embryoid Bodies with Smart Nanosensor. Acta Biomaterialia, 2017, 49, 358–367
  40. Sivasubramanian K, Mathiyazhakan M, Wiraja C, Upputuri PK, Xu C, Pramanik M. Near Infrared light-responsive liposomal contrast agent for photoacoustic imaging and drug release applications Journal of Biomedical Optics 2017, 22(4), 041007.
  41. Xie, Qisen, Yang Xu, Zhipeng Wang, Chao Xu, Peichao Zou, Ziyin Lin, Chenjie Xu, Cheng Yang, Feiyu Kang, and Ching-Ping Wong. “Vapor-Phase Polymerized Poly (3, 4-Ethylenedioxythiophene) on a Nickel Nanowire Array Film: Aqueous Symmetrical Pseudocapacitors with Superior Performance.” PloS one 2016, 11(11), e0166529.
  42. Mathiyazhakana M, Upputuri PK, Sivasubramanian K, Dhayani A, Vemula PK, Zou P, Pu K, Yang C, Pramanika M, Xu C, In Situ Synthesis of Gold Nanostars within Liposomes for Controlled Drug Release and Photoacoustic Imaging. SCIENCE CHINA Materials, 2016, 59(11), 892–900
  43. Tay, H. M., Yeo, D. C., Wiraja, C., Xu, C., Hou, H. W. Microfluidic Buffer Exchange for Interference-free Micro/Nanoparticle Cell Engineering. Vis. Exp. 2016, 113, e54327.
  44. Wiraja C, Mathiyazhakan M, Movahedi F, Upputuri P.K, Cheng Y, Pramanik M, Yang L, Becker DL, Xu C, Near-infrared light-sensitive liposomes for enhanced plasmid 2 DNA transfection. Bioengineering & Translational Medicine, 2016, 1(3), 357–364
  45. Gao Y, Xu C, Wang L, Non-invasive monitoring of the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on the polycaprolactone scaffold using Raman imaging. RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 61771-61776
  46. Hou X, Liu S, Wang M, Wiraja C, Huang W, Chan P, Tan T, Xu C, Layer-by-Layer 3D constructs of fibroblasts in hydrogel for examining transdermal penetration capability of nanoparticles. SLAS Technology, 22 (4), 447-453, DOI: 10.1177/2211068216655753, Published: AUG 2017
  47. Xue P, Bao J, Zhang L, Xu Z, Xu C, Zhang Y, Kang Y, Functional magnetic Prussian blue nanoparticles for enhanced gene transfection and photothermal ablation of tumor cells. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 4717-4725
  48. Liang K, Xu K, Bessarab D, Obaje J, Xu C, Arbutin encapsulated micelles improved transdermal delivery and suppression of cellular melanin production, BMC Res Notes, 2016, 9:254
  49. Zhu H, Fang Y, Zhen X, Wei N, Gao Y, Luo QK, Xu C, Duan H, Ding D, Chen P, Pu K, Multilayered Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles with Enhanced NIR Fluorescence for Molecular Imaging in Cells, Zebrafish and Mice, Sci., 2016, 7(8), 5118-5125
  50. Li N, Than A, Wang X, Xu S, Sun L, Duan H, Xu CJ, Chen P, Ultrasensitive Profiling of Metabolites Using Tyramine-Functionalized Graphene Quantum Dots, ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (3), 3622–3629
  51. Gao Y, Lim J, Yeo D, Liao S, Lans M, Wang Y, Teoh SH, Goh BT, Xu CJ, A selective and purification-free strategy for labeling adherent cell with inorganic nanoparticles, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8(10):6336-43
  52. Gao Y, Chan CU, Gu Q, Lin X, Zhang W, Yeo DCL, Alsema AM, Arora M, Chong MSK, Shi P, Ohl CD, Xu CJ, Controlled nanoparticle release from stable magnetic microbubble oscillations, NPG Asia Materials, 2016, 8, e260
  53. Karahan HE, Wei L, Goh K, Wiraja C, Liu Z, Xu CJ, Jiang R, Wei J, Chen Y. Synergism of Water Shock and a Biocompatible Block Copolymer Potentiates the Antibacterial Activity of Graphene Oxide. Small. 2016, 12(7):951-62.
  54. Karahan HE, Wei L, Goh K, Liu Z, Birer O, Dehghani F, Xu CJ, Wei J, Chen Y. Bacterial physiology is a key modulator of the antibacterial activity of graphene oxide. Nanoscale, 2016, 8(39), 17181-17189
  55. Mathiyazhakan, M., Chan, W., Ohl, C. D., Xu, CJ. Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle Integrated Photo-responsive Liposomes and Measurement of Their Microbubble Cavitation upon Pulse Laser Excitation. Vis. Exp. 2016, 108, e53619.
  56. Kumar N, Wiraja C, Palanisamy K, Marsili E, Xu CJ, Heat Shock Mediated Labelling of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with Quantum Dots, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016, 142, 259-265
  57. Wang M, Hou X, Wiraja C, Sun L, Xu Z, Xu CJ. Smart Magnetic Nanosensors Synthesized through Layer-by-Layer Deposition of Molecular Beacons for Non-Invasive and Longitudinal Monitoring of Cellular mRNA, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8(9):5877-86
  58. Gao Y, Lim J, Teoh SH, Xu CJ.Cryomilling for the Fabrication of Doxorubicin-containing Silica-nanoparticle/polycaprolactone Nanocomposite Film, Nanoscale, 2016, 8(5):2568-74
  59. Lio D, Yeo D, Xu CJ, Control of alginate-core size in alginate-poly (lactic-co-glycolic) acid microparticles. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2016, 11(1), 1-6.
  60. Wiraja C, Yeo D, Chong SK, Xu CJ. Nanosensors for Continuous and Noninvasive Monitoring of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenic Differentiation. Small, 2016, 12(10):1342-50
  61. Z Barkay, Y Gao, C Xu, CD Ohl. ESEM Study of Magnetic Bubbles-Surface Morphological and Fluidic Aspects. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2015, 21 (S3), 193-194
  62. Shi W, Liu X, Chao W, Xu Z, Siong WSS, Liu L, Xu CJ. Micro-Optical Coherence Tomography Tracking of Magnetic Gene Transfection via Au-Fe3O4 Dumbbell Nanoparticles. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 17249 – 17253
  63. Yeo D, Wiraja C, Chuah YJ, Gao Y, Xu CJ. A Nanoparticle-based Sensor Platform for Cell Tracking and Status/Function Assessment. Scientific Reports 2015, 5:14768
  64. Yeo D, Wiraja C, Zhou Y, Tay H, Hou H, Xu CJ. Interference-Free Micro/Nano-particle Cell Engineering Using High-Throughput Microfluidic Separation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7(37):20855-64
  65. Lee Y, Xu CJ, Sebastin M, Lee A, Holwell N, Xu C, Miranda-Nieves D, Mu L, Langer R, Lin C, Karp JM. Bioinspired Nanoparticulate Medical Glues for Minimally Invasive Tissue Repair. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015 Nov;4(16):2587-96 VIP (Same Contribution)
  66. Wiraja C, Yeo D, Chew SY, Xu CJ. Molecular Beacon-Loaded Polymeric Nanoparticles for Non-Invasive Imaging of mRNA Expression. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 6148 – 6156
  67. Shi W, Wang VB, Zhao CE, Zhang Q, Loo SCJ, Yang L, Xu CJ. Anditalea andensis ANESC-ST – An alkaliphilic halotolerant bacterium capable of electricity generation under alkaline–saline conditions. PLoS ONE, 2015, 10(7):e0132766.
  68. Mitragotri S, Anderson DG, Chen X, Chow EK, Ho D, Kabanov AV, Karp JM, Kataoka K, Mirkin CA, Petrosko SH, Shi J, Stevens MM, Sun SH, Teoh SH, Venkatraman SS, Xia Y, Wang S, Gu Z, Xu CJ. Accelerating the Translation of Nanomaterials in Biomedicine. ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (7), 6644–6654
  69. Gao Y, Lim J, Teoh SH, Xu CJ Emerging translational research on magnetic nanoparticles for regenerative medicine Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 6306 – 6329
  70. Gao Y, Tan KM, Li Y, Minn KT, Alsema AM, Xu CJ. Characterization of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles on Porcine Skin by Raman Microscopy. Analytical Letters 2015, 48:15, 2391-2399
  71. Chilla GS, Tan CH, Xu CJ, Poh CL. Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging and its recent trend—a survey Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. (2015), 5(3): 407-422.
  72. Movahedi F, Hu G, Becker DL, Xu CJ. Stimuli-responsive liposomes for the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine 2015, 11(6), 1575-1584
  73. Gao Y, Wang Y, Fu A, Shi W, Yeo D, Kolachina M, Luo KQ, Ow H, Xu CJ. Tracking mesenchymal stem cell tumor-homing using fluorescent silica nanoparticles. Journal Materials Chemistry B 2015, 3, 1245-1253
  74. Mathiyazhakan M, Yang Y, Liu Y, Zhu C, Liu Q, Ohl CD, Tam KC, Gao Y, Xu CJ. Non-invasive controlled release from gold nanoparticle integrated photo-responsive liposomes through pulse laser induced microbubble cavitation. Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces 2015, 126, 569–574
  75. Wiraja C, Yeo DC, Lio D, Labanieh L, Lu M, Zhao W, Xu CJ. Aptamer technology for tracking cells: status & function. Molecular and Cellular Therapies 2014, 2:33
  76. Liu Y, Loh W, Ananthanarayanan A., Yang C, Chen P, Xu CJ. Fluorescence quenching between unbonded graphene quantum dots and gold nanoparticles upon simple mixing. RSC Advances 2014, 4: 35673 – 35677
  77. Yeo DC, Wiraja C, Mantalaris A, Xu CJ. Nanosensors for Regenerative Medicine. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology.  2014; 10: 2722–2746
  78. Xue P, Yeo DCL, Chuah YJ, Kang YJ, Xu CJ. Drug-eluting Microneedles for the Self-management of Keloids. Technology. 2014; 2(2): 144-152