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Journal articles

Meursinge Reynders R; ter Riet G; Di Girolamo N; Malički M, 2022, 'Honorary authorship in health sciences: a protocol for a systematic review of survey research', Systematic Reviews, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01928-1

Eghtedari Y; Oh LJ; Girolamo ND; Watson SL, 2022, 'The role of topical N-acetylcysteine in ocular therapeutics', Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 67, pp. 608 - 622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.survophthal.2021.07.008

Viveiros MMH; Rainho CA; Ramirez JAZ; Kaneno R; Silva MG; Ximenes VF; de Olyveira GM; Basmaji P; Di Girolamo N; Schellini SA, 2022, 'Physical, functional and biochemical features of Nanoskin® bacterial cellulose scaffold as a potential carrier for cell transference', Materials Letters, vol. 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2021.131109

Delic NC; Cai JR; Watson SL; Downie LE; Di Girolamo N, 2022, 'Evaluating the clinical translational relevance of animal models for limbal stem cell deficiency: A systematic review', Ocular Surface, vol. 23, pp. 169 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2021.09.006

Richardson A; Fok S; Lee V; Rye KA; Di Girolamo N; Cochran BJ, 2022, 'Use of High-Refractive Index Hydrogels and Tissue Clearing for Large Biological Sample Imaging', Gels, vol. 8, pp. 32 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/gels8010032

Di Girolamo N, 2021, '“Eyeing” corneal stem cell identity, dynamics, and compartmentalization', Cell Stem Cell, vol. 28, pp. 1181 - 1183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2021.06.001

Zhang R; Pandzic E; Park M; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2021, 'Inducing dry eye disease using a custom engineered desiccation system: Impact on the ocular surface including keratin-14-positive limbal epithelial stem cells', Ocular Surface, vol. 21, pp. 145 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2021.04.006

Tuck H; Park M; Carnell M; Machet J; Richardson A; Jukic M; Di Girolamo N, 2021, 'Neuronal-epithelial cell alignment: A determinant of health and disease status of the cornea', Ocular Surface, vol. 21, pp. 257 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2021.03.007

Chinnery HR; Rajan R; Jiao H; Wu M; Zhang AC; De Silva MEH; Makrai E; Stepp MA; Di Girolamo N; Downie LE, 2021, 'Identification of presumed corneal neuromas and microneuromas using laser-scanning in vivo confocal microscopy: A systematic review', British Journal of Ophthalmology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-318156

Stepp MA; Pal-Ghosh S; Downie LE; Zhang AC; Chinnery HR; Machet J; Di Girolamo N, 2020, 'Corneal Epithelial "Neuromas": A Case of Mistaken Identity?', Cornea, vol. 39, pp. 930 - 934, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0000000000002294

Basova L; Parfitt GJ; Richardson A; Delcroix V; Umazume T; Pelaez D; Tse DT; Kalajzic I; Di Girolamo N; Jester JV; Makarenkova HP, 2020, 'Origin and Lineage Plasticity of Endogenous Lacrimal Gland Epithelial Stem/Progenitor Cells', iScience, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101230

Zhang R; Park M; Richardson A; Tedla N; Pandzic E; de Paiva CS; Watson S; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2020, 'Dose-dependent benzalkonium chloride toxicity imparts ocular surface epithelial changes with features of dry eye disease', Ocular Surface, vol. 18, pp. 158 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.11.006

Park M; Richardson A; Pandzic E; Lobo EP; Lyons JG; Girolamo ND, 2019, 'Peripheral (not central) corneal epithelia contribute to the closure of an annular debridement injury', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, pp. 26633 - 26643, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1912260116

Dave A; Craig JE; Skrzypiec K; Quinn S; Barnes M; Di Girolamo N; Mackey DA; Burdon KP; de Iongh RU; Sharma S, 2019, 'Epha2 genotype influences ultraviolet radiation induced cataract in mice', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2019.107806

Park M; Mazalo J; Di Girolamo N, 2019, 'Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-7: A marker of conjunctivalization in an animal model of limbal stem cell deficiency', Ocular Surface, vol. 17, pp. 447 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.05.005

Park M; Richardson A; Pandzic E; Lobo EP; Whan R; Watson SL; Lyons JG; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2019, 'Visualizing the Contribution of Keratin-14+ Limbal Epithelial Precursors in Corneal Wound Healing', Stem Cell Reports, vol. 12, pp. 14 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2018.11.014

Bobba S; Di Girolamo N; Munsie M; Chen F; Pébay A; Harkin D; Hewitt A; O'Connor M; McLenachan S; Shadforth AMA; Watson SL, 2018, 'The current state of stem cell therapy for ocular disease', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 177, pp. 65 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2018.07.019

Bobba S; Devlin C; Di Girolamo N; Wakefield D; McCluskey P; Chan E; Daniell M; Watson S, 2018, 'Incidence, clinical features and diagnosis of cicatrising conjunctivitis in Australia and New Zealand', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 32, pp. 1636 - 1643, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41433-018-0155-7

Richardson A; Park M; Watson SL; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2018, 'Visualizing the Fate of Transplanted K14-Confetti Corneal Epithelia in a Mouse Model of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency', Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, vol. 59, pp. 1630 - 1640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-23557

Nguyen KN; Bobba S; Richardson A; Park M; Watson SL; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2018, 'Native and synthetic scaffolds for limbal epithelial stem cell transplantation', Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 65, pp. 21 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.10.037

Richardson A; Lobo EP; Delic NC; Myerscough MR; Lyons JG; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2017, 'Keratin-14-Positive Precursor Cells Spawn a Population of Migratory Corneal Epithelia that Maintain Tissue Mass throughout Life', Stem Cell Reports, vol. 9, pp. 1081 - 1096, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.08.015

Delic NC; Lyons JG; Di Girolamo N; Halliday GM, 2017, 'Damaging Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Cornea', Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol. 93, pp. 920 - 929, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/php.12686

Ozawa S; Mans C; Szabo Z; Di Girolamo N, 2017, 'Epidemiology of bacterial conjunctivitis in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera): 49 cases (2005 to 2015)', Journal of Small Animal Practice, vol. 58, pp. 238 - 245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsap.12644

Bobba S; Di Girolamo N; Mills R; Daniell M; Chan E; Harkin DG; Cronin BG; Crawford G; McGhee C; Watson S, 2017, 'Nature and incidence of severe limbal stem cell deficiency in Australia and New Zealand', Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 45, pp. 174 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ceo.12813

Sancilio S; Di Staso S; Sebastiani S; Centurione L; Di Girolamo N; Ciancaglini M; Di Pietro R, 2017, 'Curcuma longa is able to induce apoptotic cell death of pterygium-derived human keratinocytes', BioMed Research International, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/2956597

Parfitt GJ; Lewis PN; Young RD; Richardson A; Lyons JG; Di Girolamo N; Jester JV, 2016, 'Renewal of the Holocrine Meibomian Glands by Label-Retaining, Unipotent Epithelial Progenitors', Stem Cell Reports, vol. 7, pp. 399 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2016.07.010

Wilkinson A; Kawaguchi N; Geczy C; Di Girolamo N, 2016, 'S100A8 and S100A9 proteins are expressed by human corneal stromal dendritic cells', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 100, pp. 1304 - 1308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-308827

Lobo EP; Delic NC; Richardson A; Raviraj V; Halliday GM; Di Girolamo N; Myerscough MR; Lyons JG, 2016, 'Self-organized centripetal movement of corneal epithelium in the absence of external cues', Nature Communications, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms12388

Eghtedari Y; Richardson A; Mai K; Heng B; Guillemin GJ; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2016, 'Keratin 14 expression in epithelial progenitor cells of the developing human cornea', Stem Cells and Development, vol. 25, pp. 699 - 711, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/scd.2016.0039

Richardson A; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2016, 'Fate Mapping Mammalian Corneal Epithelia', Ocular Surface, vol. 14, pp. 82 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2015.11.007

Di Girolamo N; Chow S; Richardson A; Wakefield D, 2016, 'Contamination of primary human corneal epithelial cells with an SV40-transformed human corneal epithelial cell line: A lesson for cell biologists in good laboratory practice', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 611 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.15-18783

Bobba S; Di Girolamo N, 2016, 'Contact lenses: A delivery device for stem cells to treat corneal blindness', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 93, pp. 412 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000699

Jones LW; Chauhan A; Di Girolamo N; Sheedy J; Smith E, 2016, 'Expert views on innovative future uses for contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 93, pp. 328 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000700

Di Girolamo N, 2015, 'Moving epithelia: Tracking the fate of mammalian limbal epithelial stem cells', Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, vol. 48, pp. 203 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preteyeres.2015.04.002

Gupta B; Mai K; Lowe SB; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N; Gaus K; Reece PJ; Gooding JJ, 2015, 'Ultrasensitive and Specific Measurement of Protease Activity Using Functionalized Photonic Crystals', Analytical Chemistry, vol. 87, pp. 9946 - 9953, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02529

Bobba S; Chow S; Watson S; Di Girolamo N, 2015, 'Clinical outcomes of xeno-free expansion and transplantation of autologous ocular surface epithelial stem cells via contact lens delivery: A prospective case series', Stem Cell Research and Therapy, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13287-015-0009-1

Di Girolamo N; Bobba S; Raviraj V; Delic NC; Slapetova I; Nicovich PR; Halliday GM; Wakefield D; Whan R; Lyons JG, 2015, 'Tracing the fate of limbal epithelial progenitor cells in the murine cornea', Stem Cells, vol. 33, pp. 157 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stem.1769

Samarawickrama C; Cherepanoff S; Di Girolamo N; Benger R; Watson S, 2015, 'Unusual limbal lesion in neurofibromatosis type 1', Cornea, vol. 34, pp. 347 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0000000000000353

Hassan NMM; Painter N; Howlett CR; Farrell AW; Di Girolamo N; Lyons JG; Halliday GM, 2014, 'BrmInhibits the proliferative response of keratinocytes and corneal epithelial cells to ultraviolet radiation-induced damage', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0107931

Mai K; Chui JJY; Di Girolamo N; McCluskey PJ; Wakefield D, 2014, 'Role of toll-like receptors in human iris pigment epithelial cells and their response to pathogen-associated molecular patterns', Journal of Inflammation (United Kingdom), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-9255-11-20

Chow S; Di Girolamo N, 2014, 'Vitronectin: a migration and wound healing factor for human corneal epithelial cells', Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, vol. 55, pp. 6590 - 6600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-15054

Woods M; Chow S; Heng B; Glenn W; Whitaker N; Waring D; Iwasenko J; Rawlinson W; Coroneo MT; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2013, 'Detecting human papillomavirus in ocular surface diseases', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 54, pp. 8069 - 8078, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.13-13140

Leahy K; Sarris M; Di Girolamo N; Watson S; McCluskey P; White A, 2013, 'IMMUNOFLUORESCENT INVESTIGATION OF CORNEAL ENDOTHELIAL CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH SELECTIVE LASER TRABECULOPLASTY', CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol. 41, pp. 15 - 15, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000329507100021&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Tonthat CV; Di Girolamo N, 2013, 'Nestin expression in pterygia: potential role in angiogenesis', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 98, pp. 801 - 807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303919

Di Girolamo N; Ordonez P; Chow S, 2013, 'Integrin alphavbeta5 identifies human corneal epithelial stem cells', ACTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, vol. 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-3768.2013.4763.x

Di Girolamo N; Atik A; McCluskey PJ; Wakefield D, 2013, 'Matrix Metalloproteinases and Their Inhibitors in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Conjunctiva', OCULAR SURFACE, vol. 11, pp. 193 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2013.01.006

Nicovich PR; Slapetova I; Whan R; Raviraj V; Bobba S; Di Girolamo N; Lyons JG, 2013, 'Imaging and Lineage Segmentation in Homozygous R26R-Confetti Mice', MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL, vol. 24, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000209348700008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N; Thurau S; Wildner G; McCluskey P, 2013, 'Scleritis: Challenges in immunopathogenesis and treatment', Discovery Medicine, vol. 16, pp. 153 - 157

Harkin DG; Apel AJG; Di Girolamo N; Watson SL; Brown KD; Daniells MD; Mcghee JJ; McGhee CNJ, 2013, 'Current status and future prospects for cultured limbal tissue transplants in Australia and New Zealand', Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 41, pp. 272 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9071.2012.02877.x

Ordonez P; Chow S; Wakefield D; Di Girolamo N, 2013, 'Human limbal epithelial progenitor cells express ávâ5 and the interferon-inducible chemokine CXCL10/IP-10', Stem Cell Research, vol. 11, pp. 888 - 901, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scr.2013.05.013


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