Optical Radiology Labs at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Publications from 2011


  1. S. Basak, V. Tiwari, J. Fan, S. Achilefu, V. Sethi, P. Biswas: Single step aerosol synthesis of nanocomposites by aerosol routes: Fe2O3/SiO2 and their functionalization. J. Mater. Res. 26 (2011)

  2. M.Y. Berezin, C. Zhan, H. Lee, C. Joo, W.J.Akers, S. Yazdanfar, S. Achilefu: Two-photon optical properties of near-infrared dyes at 1.55 microns excitation: J. Phys. Chem. B, DOI: 10.1021/jp207618e (2011) 

  3. M. Solomon, Y. Liu, M.Y. Berezin and S. Achilefu: Optical imaging in cancer research: Basic principles, tumor detection, and therapeutic monitoring. Med Princ Pract 20 397-414 (2011)

  4. M. Solomon, K. Guo, G.P. Sudlow, M.Y. Berezin, W.B. Edwards, S. Achilefu, W.J. Akers: Detection of enzyme activity in orthotopic murine breast cancer by fluorescence lifetime imaging using a fluorescence resonance energy transfer-based molecular probe. J. Biomed. Opt 6 066019 (2011) PMCID: PMC3138800

  5. K. A. Kang, J. Wang, J.B. Jasinski, S. Achilefu: Fluorescence manipulation by gold nanoparticles: From complete quenching to extensive enhancement. J. Nanobiotechnology 9:16 (2011) PMCID: PMC3112388

  6. J. Wang, S. Achilefu, M. Nantz, K.A. Kang: Gold nanoparticle-fluorophore complex for conditionally fluorescing signal mediator. Analytica Chimica Acta 695 96-104 (2011)

  7. Y. Liu, A.Q. Bauer, W.J. Akers, G. Sudlow, K. Liang, D. Shen, M.Y. Berezin, J. P. Culver, S. Achilefu: Hands-free, wireless goggles for near-infrared fluorescence and real-time image-guided surgery. Surgery 149 689-98 (2011) PMCID: PMC3079879

  8. M. Bai, S. Achilefu: Synthesis of functional near infrared pyrrolopyrrole cyanine dyes for optical and photoacoustic imaging. Heterocycl. Commmum. 16 213-216 (2011) PMCID: PMC3010286

  9. M. Y. Berezin, K. Guo, W. Akers, R. E. Nothdurft, J.P. Culver, B. Teng, O. Vasalatiy, K. Barbacow, A. Gandjbakhche, G. L. Griffiths, S. Achilefu: Near-infrared fluorescence lifetime pH-sensitive probes. Biophys J 100 2063-2072 (2011) PMCID: PMC3077686

  10. W.J. Akers, C. Kim, M. Berezin, K. Guo, R. Fuhrhop, G.M. Lanza, G.M. Fischer, E. Daltrozzo, A. Zumbusch, X. Cai, L.V. Wang, S. Achilefu: Noninvasive photoacoustic and fluorescence sentinel lymph node identification using dye-loaded perfluorocarbon nanoparticles. ACS Nano 5 173-82 (2011) PMCID: PMC3026895

  11. J. Wang, M. O’Toole, A. Massey, S. Biswas, M. Nantz, S. Achilefu, K.A. Kang: Highly specific, NIR fluorescent contrast agent with emission controlled by gold nanoparticle. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 915 149-54 (2011)

  12. Y. Pu, W.B. Wang, S. Achilefu, R. R. Alfano: Study of rotational dynamics of receptor-targeted contrast agents in cancerous and normal prostate tissues using time-resolved picosecond emission spectroscopy. Appl. Opt. 10 1312-22 (2011)

  13. L. Shan, J. Xue, J. Guo, Z. Qian, S. Achilefu, Y. Gu: Improved Targeting of Ligand-Modified Adenovirus as a New Near Infrared Fluorescence Tumor Imaging Probe. Bioconjug Chem 4 567-581 (2011)

  14. H. Lee, W. Akers, K. Bhushan, S. Bloch, G. Sudlow, R. Tang, S. Achilefu : Near-infrared pH-activatable fluorescent probes for imaging primary and metastatic breast tumors Bioconjug Chem 22 777-784 (2011) PMCID: PMC3080440

  15. Y. Ye, B. Xu, GV. Nikiforovich, S. Bloch, S. Achilefu: Exploring new near-infrared fluorescent disulfide-based cyclic RGD peptide analogs for potential integrin-targeted optical imaging. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 21 2116-20 (2011) PMCID: PMC3056947

  16. M.Y. Berezin, K. Guo, W. Akers, J. Livingston, M. Solomon, H. Lee, K. Liang, A. Agee, S. Achilefu: Rational approach to select small peptide molecular probes labeled with fluorescent cyanine dyes for in vivo optical imaging. Biochemistry 50 2691-2700 (2011) PMCID: PMC3068226

  17. W. Li, X. Cai, C. Kim, G. Sun, Y. Zhang, R. Deng, M. Yang, J. Chen, S. Achilefu, L.V. Wang, Y. Xia: Gold nanocages covered with thermally-responsive polymers for controlled release by high-intensity focused ultrasound. Nanoscale 3 1724-1730 (2011) Free PMC Article

  18. K.A. Lears, R. Ferdani, K. Liang, A. Zheleznyak, R. Andrews, C.D. Sherman, S. Achilefu, C.J. Anderson, B.E. Rogers: In vitro and in vivo evaluation of 64Cu-labeled sarAr-bombesin analogs in gastrin-releasing peptide receptor-expressing Prostate Cancer. J Nucl Med. 52 470-7. (2011) Free PMC Article

  19. M. Bai, S. Achilefu: Synthesis and spectroscopy of near infrared fluorescent dyes for investigation dichromic fluorescence. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 21 208-284 (2011) PMCID: PMC3010286

  20. Y. Liu, A.Q. Bauer, W. J. Akers, G. Sudlow, K. Liang, D. Shen, M. Berezin, J.P. Culver, S. Achilefu: Compact intraoperative imaging device for sentinel lymph node mapping. Proc. of SPIE 7910 79100D-1 (2011)

  21. C. Kim, T.N. Erpelding, W.J. Akers, K. Maslov, L. Song, L. Jankovic, J. A. Margenthaler, S. Achilefu, L. V. Wang: Photoacoustic image-guided needle biopsy of sentinel lymph nodes. Proc of SPIE 7899 78990K-1 (2011)

  22. Y. Pu, W.B. Wang, G.C. Tang, S. Achilefu, R.R. Alfano: Time-resolved spectroscopy and near infrared imaging enhanced by receptor targeted contrast agents for prostate cancer detection. Proc of SPIE 7895 78950B-1 (2011)

  23. H.S. de Bruijn, S. Kašáková, L.J. Hofland, A. van der Ploeg-van den Heuvel, Y. Ye, S. Achilefu, H.J.C.M. Sterenborg, T.L.M. ten Hagen, P.M. van Hagen, and D.J. Robinson: In vitro and in vivo SST2 receptor targeted photodynamic therapy. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, 8(2), 195, 2011                            
  24. Ardeshirpour Y, Chernomordik V, Capala J, Hassan M, Zielinsky R, Griffiths G, Achilefu S, Smith P, Gandjbakhche A, 'Using in-Vivo Fluorescence Imaging in Personalized Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy, an Image and Treat Paradigm', Technol Cancer Res Treat 2011, 10, 549-60.PMCID: PMC3718028. 
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