*NEW!!* Click here to access the new vesicants reference library. The literature on vesicating agents may provide important clues that will lead to the development of effective countermeasures. The reference library outlined below is an important component of our CounterACT Education and Training program run by Drs. Joshua Gray and Diane Heck. You can search using filters and download citations directly into EndNote and other popular literature citation formats. Click here to access the online database.
Recent Publications by the UMDNJ/Rutgers University CounterACT Center Investigators
Ao, T. T., N. A. Feasey, M. A. Gordon, K. H. Keddy, F. J. Angulo and J. A. Crump (2015). Global burden of invasive nontyphoidal salmonella disease, 2010(1). Emerg Infect Dis 21.
Barton, V. N., N. C. D'Amato, M. A. Gordon, H. T. Lind, N. S. Spoelstra, B. L. Babbs, R. E. Heinz, A. Elias, P. Jedlicka, B. M. Jacobsen and J. K. Richer (2015). Multiple Molecular Subtypes of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Critically Rely on Androgen Receptor and Respond to Enzalutamide In Vivo. Mol Cancer Ther.
D'Addio, S. M., V. M. Reddy, Y. Liu, P. J. Sinko, L. Einck and R. K. Prud'homme (2015). Antitubercular Nanocarrier Combination Therapy: Formulation Strategies and in Vitro Efficacy for Rifampicin and SQ641. Mol Pharm 12: 1554-1563.
Feasey, N. A., K. Gaskell, V. Wong, C. Msefula, G. Selemani, S. Kumwenda, T. J. Allain, J. Mallewa, N. Kennedy, A. Bennett, J. O. Nyirongo, P. A. Nyondo, M. D. Zulu, J. Parkhill, G. Dougan, M. A. Gordon and R. S. Heyderman (2015). Rapid emergence of multidrug resistant, h58-lineage salmonella typhi in Blantyre, Malawi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9: e0003748.
Gordon, M. A., K. Lasater, P. Brunett and N. F. Dieckmann (2015). Interprofessional Education: Finding a Place to Start. Nurse Educ.
Kariuki, S., M. A. Gordon, N. Feasey and C. M. Parry (2015). Antimicrobial resistance and management of invasive Salmonella disease. Vaccine.
Lu, Y., H. Liang, T. Yu, J. Xie, S. Chen, H. Dong, P. J. Sinko, S. Lian, J. Xu, J. Wang, S. Yu, J. Shao, B. Yuan, L. Wang and L. Jia (2015). Isolation and characterization of living circulating tumor cells in patients by immunomagnetic negative enrichment coupled with flow cytometry. Cancer.
Malaviya, R., A. J. Gow, M. Francis, E. V. Abramova, J. D. Laskin and D. L. Laskin (2015). Radiation-induced lung injury and inflammation in mice: role of inducible nitric oxide synthase and surfactant protein D. Toxicol Sci 144: 27-38.
Pinkerton, N. M., M. E. Gindy, C. V. Calero-Ddel, T. Wolfson, R. F. Pagels, D. Adler, D. Gao, S. Li, R. Wang, M. Zevon, N. Yao, C. Pacheco, M. J. Therien, C. Rinaldi, P. J. Sinko and R. K. Prud'homme (2015). Single-Step Assembly of Multimodal Imaging Nanocarriers: MRI and Long-Wavelength Fluorescence Imaging. Adv Healthc Mater.
Shakarjian, M. P., M. S. Ali, J. Veliskova, P. K. Stanton, D. E. Heck and L. Velisek (2015). Combined diazepam and MK-801 therapy provides synergistic protection from tetramethylenedisulfotetramine-induced tonic-clonic seizures and lethality in mice. Neurotoxicology 48: 100-108.
Sunil, V. R., M. Francis, K. N. Vayas, J. A. Cervelli, H. Choi, J. D. Laskin and D. L. Laskin (2015). Regulation of ozone-induced lung inflammation and injury by the beta-galactoside-binding lectin galectin-3. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 284: 236-245.
Xie, J., H. Dong, H. Chen, R. Zhao, P. J. Sinko, W. Shen, J. Wang, Y. Lu, X. Yang, F. Xie and L. Jia (2015). Exploring cancer metastasis prevention strategy: interrupting adhesion of cancer cells to vascular endothelia of potential metastatic tissues by antibody-coated nanomaterial. J Nanobiotechnology 13: 9.
Xie, J., Y. Gao, R. Zhao, P. J. Sinko, S. Gu, J. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Lu, S. Yu, L. Wang, S. Chen, J. Shao and L. Jia (2015). Ex vivo and in vivo capture and deactivation of circulating tumor cells by dual-antibody-coated nanomaterials. J Control Release 209: 159-169.
Xie, J., J. Wang, H. Chen, W. Shen, P. J. Sinko, H. Dong, R. Zhao, Y. Lu, Y. Zhu and L. Jia (2015). Multivalent conjugation of antibody to dendrimers for the enhanced capture and regulation on colon cancer cells. Sci Rep 5: 9445.
Yang, S., Y. H. Jan, V. Mishin, J. R. Richardson, M. M. Hossain, N. D. Heindel, D. E. Heck, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2015). Sulfa drugs inhibit sepiapterin reduction and chemical redox cycling by sepiapterin reductase. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 352: 529-540.
Yu, S., X. Yang, Y. Zhu, F. Xie, Y. Lu, T. Yu, C. Yan, J. Shao, Y. Gao, F. Mo, G. Cai, P. J. Sinko and L. Jia (2015). Systems pharmacology of mifepristone (RU486) reveals its 47 hub targets and network: comprehensive analysis and pharmacological focus on FAK-Src-Paxillin complex. Sci Rep 5: 7830.
Bernard, J. J., Y. R. Lou, Q. Y. Peng, T. Li, P. R. Vakil, N. Ding, J. D. Laskin, Z. Dong, A. H. Conney and Y. P. Lu (2014). Parametrial fat tissue from high fat diet-treated SKH-1 mice stimulates transformation of mouse epidermal JB6 cells. J Carcinog Mutagen 5: 2157-2518.
Carroll, K. M., B. D. Kiluk, C. Nich, M. A. Gordon, G. A. Portnoy, D. R. Marino and S. A. Ball (2014). Computer-assisted delivery of cognitive-behavioral therapy: efficacy and durability of CBT4CBT among cocaine-dependent individuals maintained on methadone. Am J Psychiatry 171: 436-444.
Chang, Y. C., J. D. Wang, R. A. Hahn, M. K. Gordon, L. B. Joseph, D. E. Heck, N. D. Heindel, S. C. Young, P. J. Sinko, R. P. Casillas, J. D. Laskin, D. L. Laskin and D. R. Gerecke (2014). Therapeutic potential of a non-steroidal bifunctional anti-inflammatory and anti-cholinergic agent against skin injury induced by sulfur mustard. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 280: 236-244.
Chen, P., X. Zhang, L. Jia, R. K. Prud'homme, Z. Szekely and P. J. Sinko (2014). Optimal structural design of mannosylated nanocarriers for macrophage targeting. J Control Release 194: 341-349.
Chisholm, M. F., H. Bang, D. B. Maalouf, D. Marcello, M. A. Lotano, R. G. Marx, G. A. Liguori, V. M. Zayas, M. A. Gordon, J. Jacobs and J. T. YaDeau (2014). Postoperative Analgesia with Saphenous Block Appears Equivalent to Femoral Nerve Block in ACL Reconstruction. HSS J 10: 245-251.
Feasey, N. A., A. K. Cain, C. L. Msefula, D. Pickard, M. Alaerts, M. Aslett, D. B. Everett, T. J. Allain, G. Dougan, M. A. Gordon, R. S. Heyderman and R. A. Kingsley (2014). Drug resistance in Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium bloodstream infection, Malawi. Emerg Infect Dis 20: 1957-1959.
Feasey, N. A., A. Houston, M. Mukaka, D. Komrower, T. Mwalukomo, L. Tenthani, A. Jahn, M. Moore, R. P. Peters, M. A. Gordon, D. B. Everett, N. French, J. J. van Oosterhout, T. J. Allain and R. S. Heyderman (2014). A reduction in adult blood stream infection and case fatality at a large African hospital following antiretroviral therapy roll-out. PLoS One 9: e92226.
Goon, A. K., D. M. Dines, E. V. Craig, M. A. Gordon, E. A. Goytizolo, Y. Lin, E. Lin and J. T. YaDeau (2014). A clinical pathway for total shoulder arthroplasty-a pilot study. HSS J 10: 100-106.
Gordon-Maclean, C., L. K. Nantayi, H. Quinn and T. D. Ngo (2014). Safety and acceptability of tubal ligation procedures performed by trained clinical officers in rural Uganda. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 124: 34-37.
Guillon, C. D., D. D. Wisnoski, J. Saxena, N. D. Heindel, D. E. Heck, D. J. Wolff and J. D. Laskin (2014). -Nitro- -Substituted Guanidines: A Simple Class of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors. Mod Res Inflamm 3: 48-58.
Ibrahim, S., D. Gao and P. J. Sinko (2014). Selective cytotoxicity and combined effects of camptothecin or paclitaxel with sodium-R-alpha lipoate on A549 human non-small cell lung cancer cells. Nutr Cancer 66: 492-499.
Jan, Y. H., D. E. Heck, A. C. Dragomir, C. R. Gardner, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Acetaminophen reactive intermediates target hepatic thioredoxin reductase. Chem Res Toxicol 27: 882-894.
Jan, Y. H., D. E. Heck, R. Malaviya, R. P. Casillas, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Cross-linking of thioredoxin reductase by the sulfur mustard analogue mechlorethamine (methylbis(2-chloroethyl)amine) in human lung epithelial cells and rat lung: selective inhibition of disulfide reduction but not redox cycling. Chem Res Toxicol 27: 61-75.
Joseph, L. B., D. E. Heck, J. A. Cervelli, G. M. Composto, M. C. Babin, R. P. Casillas, P. J. Sinko, D. R. Gerecke, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Structural changes in hair follicles and sebaceous glands of hairless mice following exposure to sulfur mustard. Exp Mol Pathol 96: 316-327.
Lasfar, A., J. R. Cook, K. A. Cohen Solal, K. Reuhl, S. V. Kotenko, J. A. Langer and D. L. Laskin (2014). Critical role of the endogenous interferon ligand-receptors in type I and type II interferons response. Immunology 142: 442-452.
Liu, D., X. Zhang, J. Gao, M. Palombo, D. Gao, P. Chen and P. J. Sinko (2014). Core functional sequence of C-terminal GAG-binding domain directs cellular uptake of IGFBP-3-derived peptides. Protein Pept Lett 21: 124-131.
Malaviya, R., J. D. Laskin and D. L. Laskin (2014). Oxidative stress-induced autophagy: role in pulmonary toxicity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 275: 145-151.
Massa, C. B., P. Scott, E. Abramova, C. Gardner, D. L. Laskin and A. J. Gow (2014). Acute chlorine gas exposure produces transient inflammation and a progressive alteration in surfactant composition with accompanying mechanical dysfunction. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 278: 53-64.
Mishin, V., D. E. Heck, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Human recombinant cytochrome P450 enzymes display distinct hydrogen peroxide generating activities during substrate independent NADPH oxidase reactions. Toxicol Sci 141: 344-352.
Motaghedi, R., J. J. Bae, S. G. Memtsoudis, D. H. Kim, J. C. Beathe, L. Paroli, J. T. YaDeau, M. A. Gordon, D. B. Maalouf, Y. Lin, Y. Ma, S. Cunningham-Rundles and S. S. Liu (2014). Association of obesity with inflammation and pain after total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res 472: 1442-1448.
Nyirenda, T. S., J. J. Gilchrist, N. A. Feasey, S. J. Glennie, N. Bar-Zeev, M. A. Gordon, C. A. MacLennan, W. L. Mandala and R. S. Heyderman (2014). Sequential acquisition of T cells and antibodies to nontyphoidal Salmonella in Malawian children. J Infect Dis 210: 56-64.
Palombo, M., M. Deshmukh, D. Myers, J. Gao, Z. Szekely and P. J. Sinko (2014). Pharmaceutical and toxicological properties of engineered nanomaterials for drug delivery. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol 54: 581-598.
Pinkerton, N. M., S. W. Zhang, R. L. Youngblood, D. Gao, S. Li, B. R. Benson, J. Anthony, H. A. Stone, P. J. Sinko and R. K. Prud'homme (2014). Gelation chemistries for the encapsulation of nanoparticles in composite gel microparticles for lung imaging and drug delivery. Biomacromolecules 15: 252-261.
Quintana, V. M., N. I. Torres, M. B. Wachsman, P. J. Sinko, V. Castilla and M. Chikindas (2014). Antiherpes simplex virus type 2 activity of the antimicrobial peptide subtilosin. J Appl Microbiol 117: 1253-1259.
Rodriguez, M. I. and C. Gordon-Maclean (2014). The safety, efficacy and acceptability of task sharing tubal sterilization to midlevel providers: a systematic review. Contraception 89: 504-511.
Sundara Rajan, S., V. L. Cavera, X. Zhang, Y. Singh, M. L. Chikindas and P. J. Sinko (2014). Polyethylene glycol-based hydrogels for controlled release of the antimicrobial subtilosin for prophylaxis of bacterial vaginosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58: 2747-2753.
Sundara Rajan, S., Y. Turovskiy, Y. Singh, M. L. Chikindas and P. J. Sinko (2014). Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG)-lactic acid nanocarrier-based degradable hydrogels for restoring the vaginal microenvironment. J Control Release 194: 301-309.
Sunil, V. R., K. N. Vayas, J. A. Cervelli, R. Malaviya, L. Hall, C. B. Massa, A. J. Gow, J. D. Laskin and D. L. Laskin (2014). Pentoxifylline attenuates nitrogen mustard-induced acute lung injury, oxidative stress and inflammation. Exp Mol Pathol 97: 89-98.
Xie, J., R. Zhao, S. Gu, H. Dong, J. Wang, Y. Lu, P. J. Sinko, T. Yu, F. Xie, L. Wang, J. Shao and L. Jia (2014). The architecture and biological function of dual antibody-coated dendrimers: enhanced control of circulating tumor cells and their hetero-adhesion to endothelial cells for metastasis prevention. Theranostics 4: 1250-1263.
Zheng, R., A. C. Dragomir, V. Mishin, J. R. Richardson, D. E. Heck, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Differential metabolism of 4-hydroxynonenal in liver, lung and brain of mice and rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 279: 43-52.
Zheng, R., D. E. Heck, A. T. Black, A. Gow, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Regulation of keratinocyte expression of stress proteins and antioxidants by the electrophilic nitrofatty acids 9- and 10-nitrooleic acid. Free Radic Biol Med 67: 1-9.
Zheng, R., D. E. Heck, V. Mishin, A. T. Black, M. P. Shakarjian, A. N. Kong, D. L. Laskin and J. D. Laskin (2014). Modulation of keratinocyte expression of antioxidants by 4-hydroxynonenal, a lipid peroxidation end product. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 275: 113-121.