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Roohani I; Cheong S; Wang A, 2021, 'How to build a bone? - Hydroxyapatite or Posner's clusters as bone minerals', Open Ceramics, vol. 6, pp. 100092 - 100092, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceram.2021.100092

Ramaswamy Y; Roohani I; No YJ; Madafiglio G; Chang F; Zhang F; Lu Z; Zreiqat H, 2021, 'Nature-inspired topographies on hydroxyapatite surfaces regulate stem cells behaviour', Bioactive Materials, vol. 6, pp. 1107 - 1117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bioactmat.2020.10.001

Romanazzo S; Molley TG; Nemec S; Lin K; Sheikh R; Gooding JJ; Wan B; Li Q; Kilian KA; Roohani I, 2021, 'Synthetic Bone-Like Structures Through Omnidirectional Ceramic Bioprinting in Cell Suspensions', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 31, pp. 2008216 - 2008216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202008216

Entezari A; Swain MV; Gooding JJ; Roohani I; Li Q, 2020, 'A modular design strategy to integrate mechanotransduction concepts in scaffold-based bone tissue engineering', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 118, pp. 100 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2020.10.012

Lin X; Romanazzo S; Lin K; Kelly C; Gooding JJ; Roohani I, 2020, 'Elliptical supra-cellular topographies regulate stem cells migratory pattern and osteogenic differentiation', Materialia, vol. 14, pp. 100870 - 100870, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2020.100870

Entezari A; Liu NC; Roohani I; Zhang Z; Chen J; Sarrafpour B; Zoellner H; Behi M; Zreiqat H; Li Q, 2020, 'On design for additive manufacturing (DAM) parameter and its effects on biomechanical properties of 3D printed ceramic scaffolds', Materials Today Communications, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101065

Romanazzo S; Nemec S; Roohani I, 2019, 'iPSC bioprinting: Where are we at?', Materials, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma12152453

Li JJ; Dunstan CR; Entezari A; Li Q; Steck R; Saifzadeh S; Sadeghpour A; Field JR; Akey A; Vielreicher M; Friedrich O; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2019, 'Correction to: A Novel Bone Substitute with High Bioactivity, Strength, and Porosity for Repairing Large and Load-Bearing Bone Defects (Advanced Healthcare Materials, (2019), 8, 8, (1801298), 10.1002/adhm.201801298)', Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201900641

Li JJ; Dunstan CR; Entezari A; Li Q; Steck R; Saifzadeh S; Sadeghpour A; Field JR; Akey A; Vielreicher M; Friedrich O; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2019, 'A Novel Bone Substitute with High Bioactivity, Strength, and Porosity for Repairing Large and Load-Bearing Bone Defects', Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201801298

Jia Z; Xiu P; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H; Xiong P; Zhou W; Yan J; Cheng Y; Zheng Y, 2019, 'Triple-Bioinspired Burying/Crosslinking Interfacial Coassembly Strategy for Layer-by-Layer Construction of Robust Functional Bioceramic Self-Coatings for Osteointegration Applications', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 4447 - 4469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b20429

Entezari A; Roohani I; Li G; Dunstan CR; Rognon P; Li Q; Jiang X; Zreiqat H, 2019, 'Architectural Design of 3D Printed Scaffolds Controls the Volume and Functionality of Newly Formed Bone', Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201801353

Lin K; Sheikh R; Romanazzo S; Roohani I, 2019, '3D printing of bioceramic scaffolds-barriers to the clinical translation: From promise to reality, and future perspectives', Materials, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma12172660

Roohaniesfahani I; Wang J; No YJ; de Candia C; Miao X; Lu Z; Shi J; Kaplan DL; Jiang X; Zreiqat H, 2019, 'Modulatory effect of simultaneously released magnesium, strontium, and silicon ions on injectable silk hydrogels for bone regeneration', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 94, pp. 976 - 987, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2018.10.053

Lu Z; Chen Y; Dunstan C; Roohani-Esfahani S; Zreiqat H, 2017, 'Priming Adipose Stem Cells with Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Preconditioning Potentiates Their Exosome Efficacy for Bone Regeneration', Tissue Engineering - Part A, vol. 23, pp. 1212 - 1220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2016.0548

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Lin K; Zreiqat H, 2017, 'Fabrication of bioinspired structured glass–ceramics with enhanced fracture toughness', Journal of Materials Science, vol. 52, pp. 9202 - 9210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-017-1056-z

Li JJ; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Kim K; Kaplan DL; Zreiqat H, 2017, 'Silk coating on a bioactive ceramic scaffold for bone regeneration: effective enhancement of mechanical and in vitro osteogenic properties towards load-bearing applications', Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, vol. 11, pp. 1741 - 1753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2070

Sehgal RR; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H; Banerjee R, 2017, 'Nanostructured gellan and xanthan hydrogel depot integrated within a baghdadite scaffold augments bone regeneration', Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, vol. 11, pp. 1195 - 1211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2023

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2017, 'Nanoparticles: A promising new therapeutic platform for bone regeneration?', Nanomedicine, vol. 12, pp. 419 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/nnm-2016-0423

Wang G; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zhang W; Lv K; Yang G; Ding X; Zou D; Cui D; Zreiqat H; Jiang X, 2017, 'Effects of Sr-HT-Gahnite on osteogenesis and angiogenesis by adipose derived stem cells for critical-sized calvarial defect repair', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41135

Entezari A; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zhang Z; Zreiqat H; Dunstan CR; Li Q, 2016, 'Fracture behaviors of ceramic tissue scaffolds for load bearing applications', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep28816

Graney PL; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H; Spiller KL, 2016, 'In vitro response of macrophages to ceramic scaffolds used for bone regeneration', Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0346

Roohani-Esfahani SI; No YJ; Lu Z; Ng PY; Chen Y; Shi J; Pavlos NJ; Zreiqat H, 2016, 'A bioceramic with enhanced osteogenic properties to regulate the function of osteoblastic and osteocalastic cells for bone tissue regeneration', Biomedical Materials (Bristol), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-6041/11/3/035018

Li JJ; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Dunstan CR; Quach T; Steck R; Saifzadeh S; Pivonka P; Zreiqat H, 2016, 'Efficacy of novel synthetic bone substitutes in the reconstruction of large segmental bone defects in sheep tibiae', Biomedical Materials (Bristol), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-6041/11/1/015016

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Newman P; Zreiqat H, 2016, 'Design and Fabrication of 3D printed Scaffolds with a Mechanical Strength Comparable to Cortical Bone to Repair Large Bone Defects', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep19468

Li JJ; Kim K; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Guo J; Kaplan DL; Zreiqat H, 2015, 'A biphasic scaffold based on silk and bioactive ceramic with stratified properties for osteochondral tissue regeneration', Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol. 3, pp. 5361 - 5376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5tb00353a

Chen Y; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Lu ZF; Zreiqat H; Dunstan CR, 2015, 'Zirconium ions up-regulate the BMP/SMAD signaling pathway and promote the proliferation and differentiation of human osteoblasts', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0113426

No YJ; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Lu Z; Schaer T; Zreiqat H, 2015, 'Injectable radiopaque and bioactive polycaprolactone-ceramic composites for orthopedic augmentation', Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, vol. 103, pp. 1465 - 1477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33336

Kariem H; Pastrama MI; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Pivonka P; Zreiqat H; Hellmich C, 2015, 'Micro-poro-elasticity of baghdadite-based bone tissue engineering scaffolds: A unifying approach based on ultrasonics, nanoindentation, and homogenization theory', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 46, pp. 553 - 564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2014.10.072

Newman P; Lu Z; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Church TL; Biro M; Davies B; King A; Mackenzie K; Minett AI; Zreiqat H, 2015, 'Porous and strong three-dimensional carbon nanotube coated ceramic scaffolds for tissue engineering', Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol. 3, pp. 8337 - 8347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5tb01052g

Lu ZF; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Li JJ; Zreiqat H, 2015, 'Synergistic effect of nanomaterials and BMP-2 signalling in inducing osteogenic differentiation of adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells', Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 11, pp. 219 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2014.09.008

No YJ; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2014, 'Nanomaterials: The next step in injectable bone cements', Nanomedicine, vol. 9, pp. 1745 - 1764, http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/nnm.14.109

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Wong KY; Lu Z; Juan Chen Y; Li JJ; Gronthos S; Menicanin D; Shi J; Dunstan C; Zreiqat H, 2014, 'Fabrication of a novel triphasic and bioactive ceramic and evaluation of its in vitro and in vivo cytocompatibility and osteogenesis', Journal of Materials Chemistry B, vol. 2, pp. 1866 - 1878, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3tb21504k

Lu ZF; Wang GC; Roohani-Esfahani I; Dunstan CR; Zreiqat H, 2014, 'Baghdadite ceramics modulate the cross talk between human adipose stem cells and osteoblasts for bone regeneration', Tissue Engineering - Part A, vol. 20, pp. 992 - 1002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2013.0470

Lu ZF; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2014, 'Mimicking bone microenvironment for directing adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells into osteogenic differentiation', Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), vol. 1202, pp. 161 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/7651_2013_38

Lu Z; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H, 2014, 'Mimicking bone microenvironment for directing adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells into osteogenic differentiation', Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1202, pp. 161 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/7651-2013-38

Newman P; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Zreiqat H; Minett A, 2014, 'See the extracellular forest for the nanotrees', Materials Today, vol. 17, pp. 43 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2013.12.007

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Chen Y; Shi J; Zreiqat H, 2013, 'Fabrication and characterization of a new, strong and bioactive ceramic scaffold for bone regeneration', Materials Letters, vol. 107, pp. 378 - 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2013.06.046

Li JJ; Gil ES; Hayden RS; Li C; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Kaplan DL; Zreiqat H, 2013, 'Multiple silk coatings on biphasic calcium phosphate scaffolds: Effect on physical and mechanical properties and in vitro osteogenic response of human mesenchymal stem cells', Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, pp. 2179 - 2188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm400303w

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Dunstan CR; Li JJ; Lu Z; Davies B; Pearce S; Field J; Williams R; Zreiqat H, 2013, 'Unique microstructural design of ceramic scaffolds for bone regeneration under load', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 9, pp. 7014 - 7024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.02.039

Wang G; Lu Z; Xie KY; Lu WY; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Kondyurin A; Zreiqat H, 2012, 'A facile method to in situ formation of hydroxyapatite single crystal architecture for enhanced osteoblast adhesion', Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 22, pp. 19081 - 19087, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2jm34367c

Lu ZF; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Wang G; Zreiqat H, 2012, 'Bone biomimetic microenvironment induces osteogenic differentiation of adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells', Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 8, pp. 507 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2011.07.012

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Nouri-Khorasani S; Lu ZF; Fathi MH; Razavi M; Appleyard RC; Zreiqat H, 2012, 'Modification of porous calcium phosphate surfaces with different geometries of bioactive glass nanoparticles', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 32, pp. 830 - 839, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2012.01.034

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Lu ZF; Li JJ; Ellis-Behnke R; Kaplan DL; Zreiqat H, 2012, 'Effect of self-assembled nanofibrous silk/polycaprolactone layer on the osteoconductivity and mechanical properties of biphasic calcium phosphate scaffolds', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 8, pp. 302 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2011.10.009

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Dunstan CR; Davies B; Pearce S; Williams R; Zreiqat H, 2012, 'Repairing a critical-sized bone defect with highly porous modified and unmodified baghdadite scaffolds', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 8, pp. 4162 - 4172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.07.036

Lu Z; Roohani-Esfahani SI; Kwok PCL; Zreiqat H, 2011, 'Osteoblasts on rod shaped hydroxyapatite nanoparticles incorporated pcl film provide an optimal osteogenic niche for stem cell differentiation', Tissue Engineering - Part A, vol. 17, pp. 1651 - 1661, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2010.0567

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Nouri-Khorasani S; Lu ZF; Appleyard RC; Zreiqat H, 2011, 'Effects of bioactive glass nanoparticles on the mechanical and biological behavior of composite coated scaffolds', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 7, pp. 1307 - 1318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2010.10.015

Roohani-Esfahani SI; Lu Z; Zreiqat H, 2011, 'Novel, simple and reproducible method for preparation of composite hierarchal porous structure scaffolds', Materials Letters, vol. 65, pp. 2578 - 2581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2011.06.019

Emadi R; Tavangarian F; Esfahani SIR; Sheikhhosseini A; Kharaziha M, 2010, 'Nanostructured forsterite coating strengthens porous hydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineering', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 93, pp. 2679 - 2683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.03817.x

Emadi R; Tavangarian F; Esfahani SIR, 2010, 'Biodegradable and bioactive properties of a novel bone scaffold coated with nanocrystalline bioactive glass for bone tissue engineering', Materials Letters, vol. 64, pp. 1528 - 1531, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2010.04.011

Tavangarian F; Emadi R; Roohani Esfahani SI, 2010, 'A novel method to synthesis of β-TCP/HA biphasic nanocrystalline powder by using bovine bone', International Journal of Modern Physics B, vol. 24, pp. 3365 - 3372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0217979210055329


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