Regular Refereed Articles (corresponding author, *student)

  1. M Yang, Y Sun, X Zhang, B McCord, AJ McGoron, A Mebel, Y Cai. Raman spectra of thiolated arsenicals with biological importance. Talanta 179, 520-530, 2018.
  2. Nagesetti* and A.J. MCGoron, S. Srinivasan. Polyethylene Glycol Modified ORMOSIL Nanoparticles for Chemotherapy, Adjuvant Hyperthermia and Near Infrared Imaging. Nanomedicine: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 174:209-216, 2017.
  3. Yang, M., S. Matulis, L. Boise. J. McGoron, Y. Cai. Potential applications of SERS for Arsenic Speciation in Biological Matrices. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 409:4683-4695, 2017 (DOI: 10.1007/s00216-017-0434-3).
  4. Srinivasan*, V. Bhardwaj*, A. Nagesetti*, A. Fernandez-Fernandez, A.J. McGoron. Multifunctional silver nanoparticles for targeted cancer therapy. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. Vol. 12, 2202–2219, 2016
  5. Sagar V; Atluri VSR; Tomitaka A; Shah P; Nagesetti* A; Pilakka-Kanthikeel S; El-Hage N; McGoron A; Takemura Y; Nair M. Coupling of transient near infrared photonic with magnetic nanoparticle for potential dissipation-free biomedical application in brain. Scientific Reports. 6 article number 29792, 2016, doi:10.1038/srep29792
  6. Nagesetti* and A.J. McGoron. Multifunctional Organically Modified Silica Nanoparticles for Chemotherapy, Adjuvant Hyperthermia and Near Infrared Imaging. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 147:492-500, 2016
  7. Senait Aknaw Debebe*, Mohammed Goryawala*, Malek Adjouadi, Anthony J. McGoron, Seza A. Güleç. 18F-FLT Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Imaging in Pancreatic Cancer: Determination of Tumor Proliferative Activity and Comparison with Glycolytic Activity as Measured by 18F-FDG Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Imaging. Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 25:32-38, 2016.
  8. Bhardwaj*, V., S. Srinivasan*, J. McGoron. Efficient intracellular delivery and improved biocompatibility of colloidal silver nanoparticles towards intracellular SERS immuno-sensing. Analyst 140, 3929-3934, 2015.
  9. Gill, P., V. Musaramthota, N. Munroe, A. Datye, R. Dua, W. Haider, R. Rokicki, McGoron and S Ramaswamy. Surface Modification of Ni-Ti Alloys for Stent Application after Magnetoelectropolishing, Material Science and Engineering C. 50:37-44, 2015
  10. Fernandez-Fernandez*, A., D. Carvajal, T.L. Lei*, McGoron. Chemotherapy-Induced Changes in Cardiac Capillary Permeability Measured by Fluorescent Multiple Indicator Dilution. Annals of Biomed Eng. 42:2405-2415, 2014 (DOI: 10.1007/s10439-014-1110-9).
  11. Fernandez-Fernandez*, Alicia, Romila Manchanda, Denny Carvajal, Tingjun Lei*, Supriya Srinivasan*, Anthony J. McGoron. Covalent IR820-PEG Diamine Nanoconjugates for Theranostic Applications in Cancer. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2014:9, 4631-4638, 2014
  12. Mohammed Goryawala, Seza A. Gulec, Ruchir Bhatt*, Anthony J. McGoron, and Malek Adjouadi. A Low-Interaction Automatic 3D Liver Segmentation Method using Computed Tomography (CT) for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT). BioMed Research International. 2014, Article ID 198015, 12 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/198015.
  13. Srinivasan*, S. R. Manchanda, T. Lei*. A. Nagesetti*. A. Fernandez-Fernandez, J. McGoron. Targeted PLGA nanoparticles for simultaneous delivery of chemotherapeutic and hyperthermia agents – an in vitro study. Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology 136C (2014), pp. 81-90 DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.04.012
  14. Bhardwaj*, V., J. McGoron. Biosensor Technology for Chemical and Biological Toxins: Progress and Prospects. Photon. Photon Journal of Biomedical Engineering. 112 (2014) 380-392
  15. Lei*, T., R. Manchanda, A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, Y.C. Huang, D. Wright, J. McGoron. Thermal and pH Sensitive Multifunctional Polymer Nanoparticles for Cancer Imaging and Therapy. RSC Advances. 2014, 4, 17959-17968. DOI:10.1039/C4RA01112K
  16. Alejandro Amor-Coarasa*, Andrew Milera, Denny Carvajal, Seza Gulec, and Anthony J. McGoron. Lyophilized Kit for the Preparation of the PET Perfusion Agent [68Ga]-MAA. International Journal of Molecular Imaging, vol. 2014, Article ID 269365, 7 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/269365
  17. Lei*, T., A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, R. Manchanda, Y.C. Huang, J. McGoron. Near-infrared dye loaded polymeric nanoparticles for cancer imaging and therapy and cellular response after laser-induced heating. Beilstein J. of Nanotechnology. 2014, 5, 313-322
  18. Alejandro Amor-Coarasa*, Andrew Milera, Denny Carvajal, Seza Gulec, and Anthony J. McGoron, 90Y-DOTA-CHS Microspheres for Liver Radiomicrosphere Therapy: Preliminary In Vivo Lung Radiochemical Stability Studies, Journal of Radiotherapy, vol. 2014, Article ID 941072, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/941072
  19. Alejandro Amor-Coarasa*, Andrew Milera, Denny Carvajal, Seza Gulec, Jared Leichner, and Anthony J. McGoron, “68Ga-NOTA-CHSg and -CHSg Labeled Microspheres for Lung Perfusion and Liver Radiomicrospheres Therapy Planning,” International Journal of Molecular Imaging, vol. 2013, Article ID 279872, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/279872
  20. Bhardwaj*, V., S. Srinivasan*, J. McGoron. AgNPs-Based Label-Free Colloidal SERS Nanosensor for the Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Stress-Proteins Expressed in Response to Environmental-Toxins. Biosensors and Bioelectronics S12: 005. doi: 10.4172/2155-6210.S12-005 (2013)
  21. Srinivasan*, S. R. Manchanda, A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, T. Lei*, J. McGoron. Near-Infrared Fluorescing IR820-Chitosan Conjugate for Multifunctional Cancer Theranostic Applications, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 119:52-59, 2013.
  22. Tang*, J., J. McGoron. Increasing the Rate of Heating: A Potential Therapeutic Approach for Achieving Synergistic Tumor Killing in Combined Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy. Int J of Hyperthermia. 29(2):145-155, 2013.
  23. Gill*, P., N. Munroe, and J. McGoron. Characterization and Degradation Behavior of Anodized Magnesium-Hydroxyapatite Metal Matrix Composites. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials, and Tissue Engineering. 16:55-69, 2012.
  24. Persaud-Sharma*, D, N. Budiansky, J. McGoron. Mechanical Properties and Tensile Failure Analysis of Novel Bio-absorbable Mg-Zn-Cu and Mg-Zn-Se Alloys for Endovascular Applications. Metals. 3:23-40, 2012 doi:10.3390/met3010023
  25. Goryawala*, M.R. Guillen, S. Gulec, T. Barot, R. Suthar, R. Bhatt*, A. McGoron and M. Adjouadi, An Accurate 3D Liver Segmentation Method for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy Using a Modified K-Means Algorithm and Parallel Computing. Int. J. of Innovative Computing Information and Control. 8(10):6515-6538, 2012.
  26. Bhatt*, R. M. Adjouadi, M. Goryawala*, S. Gulec, and McGoron. An algorithm for PET tumor volume and activity quantification: Without specifying camera’s point spread function (PSF). Medical Physics. 39(7):4187-4203, 2012.
  27. Manchanda, R., A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, D.A. Carvajal*; T. Lei*, Y. Tang*, J. McGoron. Nanoplexes for Cell Imaging and Hyperthermia: In vitro Studies. J of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 8:699–707, 2012.
  28. Goryawala*, M.R. Guillen, M. Cabrerizo, A. Barreto, S. Gulec, T. Barot, R. Suthar, R. Bhatt*, A. McGoron, M. Adjouadi. A 3D Liver Segmentation Method with Parallel Computing for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy. IEEE – Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. 16(1):62-69, 2012.
  29. Fernandez-Fernandez*, A, R. Manchanda, T. Lei*, D. Carvajal*, Y. Tang*, S. Kazmi*, J. Mcgoron. A Comparative Study of Optical and Heat Generation Properties of IR820 and Indocyanine Green. Mol Imaging. 11(2):99-113. 2012. DOI 10.2310/7290.2011.00031
  30. Persaud-Sharma,*, A. McGoron Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys: A Review of Material Development and Applications. Journal of Biomimetics Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering; 12:25-39, 2012. DOI: 10.4028/
  31. Persaud-Sharma*, D., N. Munroe, McGoron. Electro and Magneto-Electropolished Surface Micro-Patterning on Binary and Ternary Nitinol. Trends Biomater Artif Organs. 2012; 26(2): 74–85.
  32. Goryawala*, M., M.R. Guillen, A. Barreto, R. Bhatt*, McGoron, M. Adjouadi. Design and Evaluation of Parallel Processing Techniques for 3D Liver Segmentation and Volume Rendering. Journal on Software Engineering. 5(4):12-27, 2011.
  33. Fernandez-Fernandez*, A., R. Manchanda, J. McGoron. Theranostic Applications of Nanomaterials in Cancer: Drug. Delivery, Image-Guided Therapy, and Multifunctional Platforms. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 165(7-8):1628-51, 2011.
  34. Haider*, W., N. Munroe, V. Tek, P. K. S. Gill*, Y. Tang*, J. McGoron. Cytotoxicity of Metal Ions Released from Nitinol Alloys on Endothelial Cells. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s11665-011-9884-5.
  35. Lei*, T., S. Srinivasan*, Y. Tang*, R. Manchanda, A. Nagesetti*, A. Fernandez-Fernandez, J. McGoron. Comparing Cellular Uptake and Cytotoxicity of Targeted Drug Carriers in Cancer Cell Lines with Different Drug Resistance Mechanisms. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. 7(3):324-332, 2011 doi:10.1016/j.nano.2010.11.004. NIHMS 254071
  36. Pulletikurthi*, C., N. Munroe, P. Gill*, S. Pandya*, D. Persaud*, W. Haider*, K. Iyer*, and McGoron Cytotoxicity of Ni from Surface-Treated Porous Nitinol (PNT) on Osteoblast Cells. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s11665-011-9930-3
  37. Zhang*, Z. J. McGoron, ET Crumpler, and CZ Li. Co-culture based blood-brain barrier in vitro model, a tissue engineering approach using immortalized cell lines for drug transport study. Appl Biochem Biotechnol (2011) 163:278–295 DOI 10.1007/s12010-010-9037-6.
  38. Tang*, Y., T. Lei*, R. Manchanda*, Nagesetti*, A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, S. Srinivasan*, A.J. McGoron. Simultaneous Delivery of Chemotherapeutic and Thermal-Optical Agents to Cancer Cells by a Polymeric (PLGA) Nanocarrier: an In Vitro Study. Pharm Res (2010) 27:2242–2253. DOI 10.1007/s11095-010-0231-6.
  39. Wang*, Q., J. McGoron, R. Bianco, Y. Kato, L. Pinchuk, and R.T. Schoephoerster. In Vivo Assessment of a Novel Polymer (SIBS) Trileaflet Heart Valve. Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 2010, 19(4):499-505
  40. Manchanda, R., A. Fernandez-Fernandez*, A. Nagesetti*, and J. McGoron, Preparation and characterization of a polymeric (PLGA) nanoparticulate drug delivery system with simultaneous incorporation of chemotherapeutic and thermo-optical agents. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2010, 75:260–267.
  41. Wang*, J., M. de Valle*, M. Goryawala*, J. Franquiz and McGoron. Computer Assisted Detection and Quantification of Lung Tumors in Respiratory Gated PET/CT Images: Phantom Study. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2010, 48:49–58.
  42. Tang*, Y. and J. McGoron. Combined Effects of Laser-ICG Photothermotherapy and Doxorubicin Chemotherapy on Ovarian Cancer Cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 2009, 97:138-144.
  43. Wang*,, A.J. McGoron, L. Pinchuk, R.T Schoephoerster. A Novel Small Animal Model for Biocompatibility Assessment of Polymeric Materials for Use in Prosthetic Heart Valves. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2009 (
  44. Gulec, S.A., R. Selwyn, R. Weiner, P. Flamen, G. Mesoloras, D. Lamonica, J. Machac, G. Hiatt, O. Ugur, McGoron. Radiomicrosphere Therapy: Nuclear Medicine Considerations, Guidelines and Protocols. J International Oncology. 2009, 2(1):26-39.
  45. McGoron, A.J., Capille*, M.F. Georgiou, P. Sanchez, J. Solano, M. Gonzalez-Brito, and J.W. Kuluz. Brain Perfusion SPECT Analysis using Reconstructed ROI Maps of Radioactive Microsphere derived Cerebral Blood Flow and Statistical Parametric Mapping. BMC Medical Imaging, 2008, 8:4.
  46. Wang*, J., J. Byrne, J. Franquiz, A. McGoron. Evaluation of an amplitude-based sorting algorithm to reduce lung tumor blurring in PET images using 4D NCAT phantom. Comput Meth Programs Biomed. 2007, 87(2):112-122.
  47. McGoron, A.J., M. Xuming*, M.F. Georgiou, and J.W. Kuluz. Computer Phantom Study of Brain PET Glucose Metabolism Imaging Using a Rotating SPECT/PET Camera. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 2005, 35:511-531.
  48. Kassing*, W.M, J. McGoron, S.R. Thomas, H.R. Elson, D.W. Pipes. Monte Carlo Calculations of Dose Distribution for Intramural Delivery of Radioisotopes Using a Direct Injection Balloon Catheter. Cardiovas Rad Med (continued as Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine). 2002, 3:44-48.
  49. McGoron, A.J., C.H. Joiner, M. Palascak, W.J. Claussen* and R.S. Franco. Dehydration Of Mature And Immature Sickle Red Blood Cells During Fast Oxygenation/Deoxygenation Cycles: Role Of KCl Cotransport And Extracellular Calcium. Blood. 2000, 95:2164-2168.
  50. McGoron, A.J., W.M. Kassing*, S.R. Thomas, R.C. Samaratunga, R.G. Pratt, H.R. Elson, D.W. Pipes. Intravascular Irradiation Using Re-186 Liquid-Filled Balloon Catheters: Correlation Between Experimental and Theoretical Studies. Cardiovas Rad Med (continued as Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine). 1999, 1:368-375.
  51. McGoron, A.J., D. Biniakiewicz, R.W. Millard, A. Kumar, S.C. Kennedy, N.J. Roszell*, M. Gabel, C. Huth, R.A. Walsh and M.C. Gerson. Myocardial Kinetics of 99m-Technetium-Q Agents: Studies in Isolated Cardiac Myocte, Isolated Perfused Rat Heart and Canine Regional Myocardial Ischemia Models. Investigative Radiology. 1999, 34:704-717.
  52. Lenihan, D.J., J. McGoron, M. Gabel, R.A. Walsh, and M.C. Gerson. Reliability of Technetium-99m Q12 and Thallium-201 Myocardial Activity Measurements after Triphenyl Tetrazolium Chloride Myocardial Staining by Perfusion. Investigative Radiology. 1999, 34:276-291.
  53. Rosenbaum, A.F., J. McGoron, R.W. Millard, M. Gabel, D. Biniakiewicz, R.A. Walsh and M.C. Gerson. Uptake of Seven Myocardial Tracers During Increased Myocardial Blood Flow by Dobutamine Infusion. Investigative Radiology. 1999, 34:91-98.
  54. Thomas, S.R., L. Gradon, S.E. Pratsinis, R.G. Pratt, G.P. Fotou, J. McGoron, A.L. Podgorski and R.W. Millard. Perfluorocarbon Compound Aerosols for Delivery to the Lung as Potential F-19 NMR Reporters of Regional Pulmonary pO2.  Invest Radiol. 1997, 32:29-38.
  55. Pratt, R.G., J. Zheng, B.K. Stewart, Y. Shiferaw, J. McGoron, R.C. Samaratunga and S.R. Thomas. Application of a 3D Volume Protocol for Mapping Oxygen Tension (pO2) in Perfluorocarbons at Low Field.  Mag Res Med. 1997, 37:307-313.
  56. Meleca, M.J., J. McGoron, M.C. Gerson, R.W. Millard, M. Gabel, D. Biniakiewicz, N.J. Roszell and R.A. Walsh. Unique Flow versus Uptake Characteristics of Tc-99m Q3:  Comparisons of Perfusion Tracers in a Canine Model of Myocardial Ischemia. J Nuc. Med. 1997, 38:1847-1856.
  57. McGoron, A.J., P.K. Nair, R.W. Schubert. Michaelis-Menten Kinetics Model of Oxygen Consumption by Rat Brain Slices Following Hypoxia.  Annals Biomed Eng. 1997, 25:565-572.
  58. Lee, M.T.B., C.J. Seliskar, W.R. Heineman and J. McGoron. Microelectrode Sensors for In Vivo Detection of Radiopharmaceuticals.  J Am. Chem Soc. 1997, 119:6434-6435.
  59. McGoron, A.J., M.C. Gerson, D.S. Biniakiewicz, N.J. Roszell, L.C. Washburn, and R.W. Millard. Extraction and Retention of 99mTc Q12, 99mTc Sestamibi and 201Tl in Isolated Rat Heart During Coronary Acidemia.  Eur J Nuc Med. 1997, 24:1479-1486.
  60. McGoron, A.J., D.S. Biniakiewicz, L.C. Washburn, R.W. Millard and M.C. Gerson. Effects of Ouabain on 99mTc Q12 and 201Tl Uptake and Retention by Isolated Rat Hearts.  Nucl. Med.  1996, 37:752-756.
  61. Gerson, M.C. and J. McGoron. 99mTc Glucarate: What Will Be Its Clinical Role?  J Nucl Cardiol. 1997, 4:336-340.
  62. Thomas, S.R., R.G. Pratt, R.W. Millard, R. C. Samaratunga, Y. Shiferaw, J. McGoron and K.K. Tan. In Vivo pO2 Imaging in the Porcine Model with Perfluorocarbon F-19 NMR at Low Field.  Mag Reso. Imaging. 1996, 14:103-114.
  63. Stern, S.A., S.C Dronen, J. McGoron, X. Wang, K. Chaffins, R. Millard, P.E. Keipert and N.S. Faithfull. The Effect of Supplemental Perfluorocarbon Administration on Hypotensive Resuscitation of Severe Uncontrolled Hemorrhage. A. J Emergency Med. 1995, 13:269-275.
  64. Gerson, M.C., R.W. Millard, J. McGoron, M. Gabel, L.C. Washburn, D. Biniakiewicz, R.C. Elder, E. Deutsch and R.A. Walsh. Myocardial Uptake and Kinetic Properties of 99mTc Q3 in Dogs.  J Nucl Med. 1994, 35:1698-1706.
  65. Gerson, M.C., R.W. Millard, N.J. Roszell, J. McGoron, G. Gabel, L.C. Washburn, D. Biniakiewicz, D. Blankenship, W.H. Mallin, R.C. Elder, E. Deutsch and R.A. Walsh. Kinetic Properties of 99mTc Q12 in Canine Myocardium.  Circulation. 1994, 89:1291-1300.
  66. McGoron, A.J., R. Pratt, J. Zhang, Y. Shiferaw, S. Thomas and R. Millard. Perfluorocarbon Distribution to Liver, Lung and Spleen of Emulsions of Perfluorotributylamine (FTBA) in Pigs and Rats and Perfluoro Octylbromide (PFOB) in Rats and Dogs by 19F NMR Spectroscopy.  Vth International Symposium on Blood substitutes, San Diego, CA, 1993. Full paper published in Artificial Cells, Blood Subs.& Immob Biotech.  1994, 22:1243-1250.
  67. Millard, R.W. and J. McGoron. Lung Functions After Intravenous or Intraperitoneal Administration of Perfluoro Octylbromide (PFOB) or Perfluorotributylamine (FTBA). Vth International Symposium on Blood substitutes, San Diego, CA, 1993. Full paper published in Artificial Cells, Blood Subs & Immob Biotech.  1994, 22:1251-1258.
  68. He, P. and McGoron. Parameter Estimation For Nonlinear Frequency Dependent Attenuation In Soft Tissue.  Ultrasound Med Biol. 1989, 15:757-763.