Published Manuscripts 2013-2014

  1. Fouad AF, Nosrat A. Dental pulp regeneration in previously infected root canal space. Endod Topics 2013; 28: 24-37

  2. Hong BY, Lee TK, Lim SM, You YJ, JH Park, Han SH, Zhu Q, Safavi KE, Fouad AF, Kum KY. Microbial analysis in primary and persistent endodontic infections using pyrosequencing. J Endod; 39: (9) 1136-40

  3. Nosrat A, Li K, Vir K, Hicks ML, Fouad AF. Is pulp regeneration necessary for root maturation? J Endod; 2013 (10):1291-5. Paper selected for a podcast for the September 2013 JOE published online at <>

  4. Gomes MS; Blattner TC, Filho MS, Grecca FS, Hugo FN, Fouad AF, Reynolds MA. Can apical periodontitis modify systemic levels of inflammatory markers? A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Endod; 2013 (10):1205-17

  5. Fouad AF, Verma P. Healing after regenerative procedures with and without pulpal infection. J Endod; 2014 (in press)

  6. Jiang L, Ji Y, Voulalas PJ, Keaser M, Xu S, Gullapalli RP, Greenspan J, Masri R. Motor cortex stimulation suppresses cortical responses to noxious hindpaw stimulation after spinal cord lesion in rats. Brain Stimul. 2014; 7:182-9

  7. Whitt JL, Masri R, Pulimood NS, Keller A. Pathological activity in mediodorsal thalamus of rats with spinal cord injury pain. J Neurosci. 2013; 33:3915-26

  8. Melo MAS, Guedes SFF, Xu HHK, Rodrigues LKA.  Nanotechnology-based restorative materials for dental caries management.  Trends in Biotechnology 2013;31:459-67. IF = 9.66

  9. Melo MAS, Cheng L, Weir MD, Hsia RC, Rodrigues LKA, Xu HHK.  Novel dental adhesive containing antibacterial agents and calcium phosphate nanoparticles.  J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 2013;101B:620-629

  10. Melo MAS, Weir MD, Rodrigues LKA, Xu HHK. Novel calcium phosphate nanocomposite with caries-inhibition in a human in situ model.  Dent Mater 2013;29:231-240

  11. Melo MAS, Cheng L, Zhang K, Weir MD, Rodrigues LKA, Xu HHK. Novel dental adhesives containing nanoparticles of silver and amorphous calcium phosphate. Dent Mater 2013;29:199-210

  12. Strassler HE, Pitel ML. Using fiber-optic transillumination as a diagnostic aid in dental practice. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2014 Feb;35(2):80-8

  13. Price RB, Strassler HE,Price HL, Seth S, Lee CJ. The effectiveness of using a patient simulator to teach light-curing skills. J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Jan;145(1):32-43. doi: 10.14219/jada.2013.17

  14. Strassler HE, Morgan, RJ. Cements for PFM and all-metal restorations, Inside Dentistry, 2013; 9(11):23-5

  15. Strassler HE, Morgan, RJ. Cements for today’s all-ceramic materials. Inside Dentistry, 2013; 9(12):56-8

  16. Ferracane JL, Watts DC, Barghi N, Ernst C, Rueggeberg FA, Shortall A, Price R, Strassler HE. Effective use of dental curing lights: a guide for the dental practitioner. J Amer Dent Assoc, ADA Professional Porduct Review. Spring, 2013

  17. Li F, Weir MD, Fouad AF, Xu HHK. Time-kill behavior against eight bacterial species and cytotoxicity of antibacterial monomers, J Dent, 2013; 41:881-91.

  1. Li F, Weir MD, Fouad AF, Xu HHK. Effect of salivary pellicle on antibacterial activity of novel antibacterial dental adhesives using a dental plaque microcosm biofilm model. Dent Mater, 2014; 30:182-91

  2. Li F, Wang P, Weir MD, Fouad AF, Xu HHK. Evaluation of antibacterial and remineralizing nanocomposite and adhesive in rat tooth cavity model. Acta Biomaterialia (In Press)

  3. Chen W, Liu J, Manuchehrabadi N, Weir MD, Zhu Z, Xu HHK.  Umbilical cord and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell seeding on macroporous calcium phosphate for bone regeneration in rat cranial defects.  Biomaterials 2013;34:9917-9925.  IF = 7.88

  4. Li F, Weir MD, Xu HHK.  Effects of quaternary ammonium chain length on antibacterial bonding agents.  J Dent Res 2013;92:932-8.  IF = 3.826

  5. Zhou H, Li F, Weir MD, Xu HHK.  Dental plaque microcosm response to bonding agents containing quaternary ammonium methacrylates with different chain lengths and charge densities.  J Dent 2013;41:1122-1131.  IF = 3.116

  6. Thein-Han WW, Weir MD, Simon CG, Xu HHK.  Non-rigid and tough calcium phosphate cement scaffold seeded with umbilical cord stem cells for bone repair.  J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2013; 7:777–787

  7. Zhou C, Weir MD, Zhang K, Deng D, Cheng L, Xu HHK.  Synthesis of new antibacterial quaternary ammonium monomer for incorporation into CaP nanocomposite.  Dent Mater 2013;29:859-870

  8. Zhang K, Cheng L, Wu EJ, Weir MD, Bai Y, Xu HHK.  Effect of water-aging on dentin bond strength and anti-biofilm activity of bonding agent containing antibacterial monomer dimethylaminododecyl methacrylate.  J Dent 2013;41:504-513

  9. Chen W, Zhou H, Weir MD, Tang M, Bao C, Xu HHK.  Human embryonic stem cell seeding on calcium phosphate cement-RGD scaffold for bone repair. Tissue Engineering A 2013;19:915-927

  10. Cheng L, Zhang K, Weir MD, Liu H, Zhou X, Xu HHK.  Effects of antibacterial primers with quaternary ammonium and nano-silver on S. mutans impregnated in human dentin blocks.  Dent Mater 2013;29:462-472

  11. Li F, Weir MD, Chen J, Xu HHK.  Comparison of quaternary ammonium-containing with nano-silver-containing adhesive in antibacterial properties and cytotoxicity.  Dent Mater 2013;29:450-461

  12. Cheng L, Weir MD, Zhang K, Arola DD, Zhou X, Xu HHK.  Dental primer and adhesive containing a new antibacterial quaternary ammonium monomer dimethylaminododecyl methacrylate.  J Dent 2013;41:345-355

  13. Song G, Habibovic P, Bao C, Hu J, van Blitterswijk CA, Yuan H, Chen W, Xu HHK.  The homing of bone marrow MSCs to non-osseous sites for ectopic bone formation induced by osteoinductive calcium phosphate.  Biomaterials 2013;34:2167-2176

  14. Li F, Wang P, Weir MD, Fouad AF, Xu HHK.  Evaluation of novel antibacterial and remineralizing nanocomposite and adhesive in rat tooth cavity model.  Acta Biomaterialia (2014, accepted for publication)

  15. Chen W, Thein-Han W, Weir MD, Xu HHK.  Prevascularization of biofunctional CPC via co-culture for bone engineering.  Dent Mater (2014, accepted for publication)

  16. Zhou H, Weir MD, Antonucci JM, Schumacher GE, Zhou X, Xu HHK. Three-dimensional biofilm evaluation on bonding agents containing quaternary ammonium methacrylates with different chain lengths.  International J Oral Sci (2014, accepted for publication)

  17. Li F, Weir MD, Xu HHK. Effect of charge density of bonding agent containing a new quaternary ammonium methacrylate on antibacterial and bonding properties. Dent Mater (2014, accepted for publication)

  18. Tang M, Chen W, Liu J, Weir MD, Cheng L, Xu HHK.  Human induced pluripotent stem cell seeding on calcium phosphate scaffold for bone regeneration. Tissue Engineering A (2014, accepted). Advance online publication. doi:10.1089/ten.tea.2013.0211

  19. Imazato S, Ma S, Chen JH, Xu HHK. Therapeutic polymers for dental adhesives: Loading resins with bio-active components. Dent Mater 2014;30:97-104

  20. Liu J, Xu HHK, Zhou H, Weir MD, Chen Q, Trotman CA.  Human umbilical cord stem cell encapsulation in novel macroporous and injectable fibrin for muscle tissue engineering.  Acta Biomaterialia 2013;9:4688-4697

  21. Thein-Han W, Xu HHK. Prevascularization of a gas-foaming macroporous calcium phosphate cement scaffold via coculture of human umbilical vein endothelial cells and osteoblasts.  Tissue Eng A 2013; 19: 1675-85.  IF = 4.065

  22. Thein-Han W, Liu J, Tang M, Chen W, Cheng L, Xu HHK.  Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived mesenchymal stem cell seeding on biofunctionalized calcium phosphate cements.  Bone Res 2013;4:371-384

  23. Do D, Orrego S, Majd H, Ryou H, Mutluay MM, Xu HHK, Arola D.  Accelerated fatigue of dentin with exposure to lactic acid.  Biomaterials 2013;34:8650-8659.  IF = 7.882

  24. Zhang K, Li F, Imazato S, Cheng L, Liu H, Arola DD, Bai Y, Xu HHK.  Dual antibacterial agents of nano-silver and 12-methacryloyloxydodecylpyridinium bromide in dental adhesive to inhibit caries.  J Biomed Mater Res B 2013;101:929-38

  25. Liu J, Chen W, Zhao Z, Xu HHK. Reprogramming of mesenchymal stem cells derived from iPSCs seeded on biofunctionalized calcium phosphate scaffold for bone engineering.  Biomaterials 2013;34:7862-7872. IF = 7.882

  26. Zhang K, Cheng L, Imazato S, Antonucci JM, Lin NJ, Lin-Gibson S, Bai Y, Xu HHK.  Effects of dual antibacterial agents MDPB and nano-silver in primer on microcosm biofilm, cytotoxicity and dentin bond properties. J Dent 2013;41:464-474

  27. Mutluay MM, Zhang K, Ryou H, Yahyazadehfar M, Majd H, Xu HHK, Arola D.  On the fatigue behavior of resin-dentin bonds after degradation by biofilm. J Mechanical Behavior of Biomed Mater 2013;18:219-231