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117. Zhao,T.; Huang, G.; Li, Y.; Yang, S.; Ramazani, S.; Lin, Z.; Wang, Y.; Ma, X.; Zeng, Z.; Luo, M.; De Boer, E.; Sun, X.; Thibodeaux, J.; Brekken, R.A.; Sun, X.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. A transistor-like pH nanoprobe for tumour detection and image-guided surgery. Nature Biomed. Eng. 2016, DOI: 10.1038/s41551-016-0006. PDF

116. Wang, Z.; Luo, M.; Mao, C.; Wei, Q.; Zhao, T.; Li, Y.; Huang, G.; Gao, J. A Redox-Activatable Fluorescent Sensor for the High-Throughput Quantification of Cytosolic Delivery of Macromolecules. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610302. PDF

115. Wang, Y.; Wang, C.; Li, Y.; Huang, G.; Zhao, T.; Ma, X.; Wang, Z.; Sumer, B.D.; White, M.A.; Gao, J. Digitization of Endocytic pH by Hybrid Ultra-pH-Sensitive Nanoprobes at Single-Organelle Resolution. Adv. Mater. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201603794. PDF

114. Li, Y.; Zhao, T.; Wang, C.; Lin, Z.; Huang, G.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Molecular basis of cooperativity in pH-triggered supramolecular self-assembly. Nature Comm. 2016, 7, 13214. PDF

113. Li, Y.; Wang, Z.; Wei, Q.; Luo, M.; Huang, G; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Non-covalent interactions in controlling pH-responsive behaviors of self-assembled nanosystems. Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 5949-5956. PDF

112. Wang, C.; Zhao, T.; Li, Y.; Huang, G; White, M.A.; Gao, J. Investigation of Endosome and Lysosome Biology by Ultra pH-Sensitive Nanoprobes. Adv. Drug. Deliver. Rev. 2016, doi:10.1016/j.addr.2016.08.014. PDF

111. Ma, X.; Moore, Z.; Huang, G; Huang, X; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. Nanotechnology-enabled delivery of NQO1 bioactivatable drugs. J. Drug Target. 2015, 7-8, 672-680.

110. Zhang,L.; Chen, Z.; Yang, K.; Liu, C.; Gao, J.; Qian, F. β-Lapachone and Paclitaxel Combination Micelles with Improved Drug Encapsulation and Therapeutic Synergy as Novel Nanotherapeutics for NQO1-Targeted Cancer Therapy. Mol. Pharm. 2015, 12, 3999-4010. PDF

109. Wang, C.; Wang, Y.; Li, Y.; Bodemann, B.; Zhao, T.; Ma, X.; Huang, G.; Hu, Z.; DeBerardinis, R.J.; White, M.A.; Gao, J. A nanobuffer reporter library for fine-scale imaging and perturbation of endocytic organelles Nature Comm. 2015, 6, 8524. PDF

108. Ma, X.; Huang, X.; Moore, Z.; Huang, G.; Kilgore, J.A.; Wang, Y.; Hammer, S.; Williams, N.S.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. Esterase-activatable β-lapachone prodrug micelles for NQO1-targeted lung cancer therapy. J. Controlled. Release. 2015, 200, 201-211. PDF

107. Ma, X.; Wang, Y.; Zhao, T; Li, Y.; Su, L.; Wang, Z.; Huang, G.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Ultra-pH-Sensitive Nanoprobe Library with Broad pH Tunability and Fluorescence Emissions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11085-11092 PDF

106. Li, Y.; Wang, Y.; Huang, G.; Ma, X.; Zhou, K.; Gao, J. Chaotropic-Anion-Induced Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Ionic Polymeric Micelles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 8074-8078 PDF

105. Morales, J.C.; Li, L.; Fattah, F.J.; Dong, Y.; Bey, E.A.; Patel, M.; Gao, J.; Boothman, D.A. Review of Poly (ADP-ribose) Polymerase (PARP) Mechanisms of Action and Rationale for Targeting in Cancer and Other Diseases. Crit. Rev. Eukaryot. Gene Expr. 2014, 24, 15-28 PDF

104. Ma, X.; Huang, X.; Huang, G.; Li, L.; Wang, Y.; Luo, X.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. Prodrug Strategy to Achieve Lyophilizable, High Drug Loading Micelle Formulations Through Diester Derivatives of β-Lapachone. Adv. Healthc. Mater. 2014, 3, 1210-1216. PDF

103. Sun, J.Y.; Shen, J.; Thibodeaux, J.; Huang, G.; Wang, Y.; Gao, J.; Low, P.S.; Dimitrov, D.S.; Sumer, B.D. In Vivo optical imaging of folate receptor-β in Head and Neck squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2014, 124, E312-319. PDF

102. Wang, Y.; Zhou, K.; Huang, G.; Hensley, C.; Huang, X.; Ma, X.; Zhao, T.; Sumer, B.D.; DeBerardinis, R.J.; Gao, J. A nanoparticle-based strategy for the imaging of a broad range of tumours by nonlinear amplification of microenvironment signals. Nat. Mater. 2014, 13, 204-212. PDF

101. Zhou, H.; Stafford, J.H.; Hallac, R.R.; Zhang, L.; Huang, G.; Mason, R.P.; Gao, J.; Thorpe, P.E.; Zhao, D. Phosphatidylserine-Targeted Molecular Imaging of Tumor Vasculature by Magnetic Resonance Imaging. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 2013, 10, 846-855. PDF

100. Bey, E.A.; Reinicke, K.E.; Srougi, M.C.; Varnes, M.; Anderson, V.E.; Pink, J.J.; Li, L.S.; Patel, M.; Cao. L.; Moore, Z.; Rommel, A.; Boatman, M.; Lewis, C.; Euhus, D.M.; Bornmann, W.G.; Buchsbaum, D.J.; Spitz, D.R.; Gao, J.; Boothman, D.A. Catalase Abrogates β-Lapachone-Induced PARP1 Hyperactivation-Directed Programmed Necrosis in NQO1-Positive Breast Cancers. Mol. Cancer Ther. 2013, 12, 2110-2120 PDF

99. Togao, O.; Kessinger, C.W.; Huang, G.; Soesbe, T.C.; Sagiyama, K.; Dimitrov, A.I.; Sherry, D.A.; Gao, J.; Takahashi, M. Characterization of Lung Cancer by Amide Proton Transfer (APT) Imaging: An In-Vivo Study in an Orthotopic Mouse Model. PLoS ONE 2013, 8(10): e77019 PDF

98. Regonda, S.; Tian R.; Gao, J.; Greene, S.; Ding, J.; Hu, W. Silicon multi-nanochannel FETs to improve device uniformity/stability and femtomolar detection of insulin in serum. Biosens. Bioelectron., 2013, 45, 245–251. PDF

97. Huang, X.; Huang, G.; Zhang, S.; Sagiyama, K.; Togao, O.; Ma, X.; Wang, Y.; Li, Y.; Soesbe, T. C.; Sumer, B. D.; Takahashi, M.; Sherry, A. D.; Gao, J. Multi-Chromatic pH-Activatable 19F-MRI Nanoprobes with Binary ON/OFF pH Transitions and Chemical-Shift Barcodes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 8074-8078. PDF

96. Zhang, S.; Zhou, K.; Huang, G.; Takahashi, M.; Sherry, A. D.; Gao, J. A Novel Class of Polymeric pH-Responsive MRI CEST Agents. Chem. Comm. 2013, 49, 6418-6420. PDF

95. Huang, G.; Chen, H.; Dong, Y.; Luo, X.; Yu, H.; Moore, Z.; Bey, E.A.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Amplifying ROS Stress to Improve Anticancer Drug Efficacy. Theranostics 2013, 3, 116-126. (Article was picked for the journal cover). PDF

94. Zheng, N.; Dai, W.; Du, W.; Zhang, H.; Lei, L.; Zhang, H.; Wang, X.; Wang, J.; Zhang, X.; Gao, J.; Zhang, Q. A novel lanreotide-encoded micelle system targets paclitaxel to the tumors with overexpression of somatostatin receptors. Mol. Pharm. 2012, 9, 1175-88.PDF

93. Huang, X.; Dong, Y.; Bey, E.A.; Kilgore, J.A.; Bair, J.S.; Li, L.S.; Patel, M; Parkinson, E.I; Wang, Y.; Williams, N.S.; Gao, J.; Hergenrother, P.J.; Boothman, D.A. An NQO1 Substrate with Potent Antitumor Activity That Selectively Kills by PARP1-Induced Programmed Necrosis. Cancer Res. 2012, 72, 3038–47.PDF

92. Zhou, K.; Liu, H.; Zhang, S.; Huang, X.; Wang, Y.; Huang, G.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Multicolored pH-Tunable and Activatable Fluorescence Nanoplatform Responsive to Physiologic pH Stimuli. J Am Chem Soc, 2012, 134, 7803-7811. PDF

91. Yu, H.; Zou, Y.; Wang, Y.; Huang, X.N.; Huang, G.; Sumer, B.D.; Boothman, D.A. Gao, J. Overcoming Endosomal Barrier by Amphotericin B-loaded Dual pH-Responsive PDMA-b-PDPA Micelleplexes for siRNA Delivery. ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 9246-55. PDF

90. Ding, H.; Yu, H.; Dong, Y.; Tian, R.; Huang, G.; Boothman, D.A.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Photoactivation Switch from Type II to Type I Reactions by Electron-Rich Micelles for Improved Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer Cells Under Hypoxia. J. Controlled Release. 2011, 156, 276-80. PDF

89. Ding, H.; Sumer, B.D.; Kessinger, C.W.; Dong, Y. Huang, G., Boothman, D. A. Gao, J. Nanoscopic Micelle Delivery Improves the Photophysical Properties and Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy of Protoporphyrin IX.  J. Controlled Release. 2011, 151, 271-277.PDF

88. Tian, R.; Regonda, R.; Gao, J.; Hu, W. Reliable multi-Si-nanowires FETs for ultrasensitive protein detection at sub-femtomolar levels. Lab on a Chip. 2011, 11, 1952-1961.

87. Zhou, K.; Wang, Y.; Huang, X.; Luby-Phelps, K.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Tunable, Ultrasensitive pH-Responsive Nanoparticles Targeting Specific Endocytic Organelles in Living Cells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 6109-6114. PDF

86. Kessinger, C.W.; Togao, O.; Khemtong, C.; Huang, G.; Takahashi, M.; Gao, J. Investigation of In Vivo Targeting Kinetics of αvβ3-Specific Superpara-magnetic Nanoprobes by Time-Resolved MRI. Theranostics, 2011, 1, 263-275. PDF

85. Khemtong, C.; Togao, O.; Ren, J.; Kessinger, C.W.; Takahashi, M.; Sherry, A.D.; Gao, J. Off-Resonance Saturation MRI of Superparamagnetic Nanoprobes: Theoretical Models and Experimental Validations. J. Mag. Res., 2011, 209, 53-60. PDF

84. Li, L.S.; Bey, E.A.; Dong, Y.; Meng, J.; Patra, B.; Yan, J.; Xie, XJ.; Brekkend, R.A.; Barnett C.; Bornmann, W.G.; Gao, J.; Boothman, D.A. Modulating endogenous NQO1 levels identifies key regulatory mechanisms of action of beta-lapachone for pancreatic cancer therapy. Clin. Cancer Res., 2011, 17, 275-85. PDF

83. Tao, L.; Hu, W.; Liu, Y.; Huang, G.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. Shape-specific Polymeric Nanomedicine: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges. Exp. Biol. Med., 2011, 236, 20-29. PDF

82. Dong, Y.; Bey, E.; Li, L.S.; Kabbani, W.; Yan, J.; Xie, X.J.; Hsieh, J.T.; Gao, J. Boothman, Prostate Cancer Radiosensitization through poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 hyperactivation. Cancer Res. 2010, 70, 8088-8096. PDF

81. Shah, S.; Liu, L.; Hu, H.; Gao, J. Modeling Particle Shape-Dependent Dynamics in Nanomedicine. J. Nanotech. Nanosci., 2010, 11, 919-928. PDF

80. Tao, L.; Zhao, X.M.; Gao, J.; Hu, W. Lithographically Defined Uniform Worm-shaped Polymeric Nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, 2010, 21, 1-6. PDF

79. Chen, H.; Khemtong, C.; Yang, X.; Gao, J. Nanonization Strategies for Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs. Drug Discovery Today. 2011, 16, 354-360. PDF

78. Tian, R.; Seitz, O.; Li, M.; Hu, W.; Chabal, Y.; Gao, J. Infrared Characterization of Interfacial Si-O-Si Bond Formation on Silanized SiO2 Surfaces. Langmuir, 2010, 26, 4563-4566. PDF

77. Kessinger, C.; Khemtong, C.; Togao, O.; Takahashi, M.; Sumer, B.D.; Gao, J. In Vivo Angiogenesis Imaging of Solid Tumors by alphavbeta3-Targeted, Dual-Modality Micellar Nanoprobes. Exp. Bio. Med. 2010, 235, 957-965. PDF

76. Cohen, E.; Kessinger, C.K.; Khemtong, C.; Gao, J.; Sumer, B. Polymeric micelle nanoparticles for photodynamic treatment of head and neck cancer cells. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg., 2010, 143, 109-115. (Article was picked for the journal cover). PDF

75. Blanco, E.; Bey, E.A.; Khemtong, C.; Yang, S.G.; Setti-Guthi, J.; Kessinger, C.; Bornmann, W.G.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. β-Lapachone Micelle Nanotherapeutics for Lung Cancer Treatment. Cancer Res., 2010, 70, 3896-3904. PDF

74. Setti Guthi, J.; Yang, S.G.; Huang, G.; Li, S.; Khemtong, C.; Kessinger, C.W.; Peyton, M.; Minna, J.D.; Brown, K.C.; Gao, J. MRI-Visible Micellar Nanomedicine for Targeted Drug Delivery to Lung Cancer Cells. Mol. Pharm. 2010, 7, 32-40. PDF

73. Huang, G.; Zhang, C.; Li, S.; Khemtong, C.; Yang, S.; Tian, R.; Minna, J.D.; Brown, K.C.; Gao, J. A Novel Strategy for Surface Modification of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer Imaging.  J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 6367- 6372. PDF

72. Buyukserin, F.; Aryal, M.; Gao, J.; Hu, W.H.  High Throughput Fabrication of Polymeric Composite Nanorods Using Bilayer Nanoimprint Lithography,  Small, 2009, 5, 1632-1636. PDF

71. Khemtong, C.; Kessinger, C.; Gao, J. Polymeric Nanomedicine for Cancer MR Imaging and Drug Delivery.  Chem. Comm. 2009, 3497-3510. (Article was picked for the journal cover). PDF

70. Chen, G.H.; Chen, W.; Wu, Z.; Yuan, R.; Li, H.; Gao, J.; Shuai, X.T.  MRI-visible polymeric vector bearing CD3 single chain antibody mediated highly efficient gene delivery to T cells for immunosuppression.  Biomaterials, 2009, 30, 1962-1970. PDF

69. Khemtong, C.; Kessinger, C.W.; Ren, J.; Bey, E.; Yang, S.G.; Guthi, J.; Boothman, D.A., Sherry, A.D.; Gao, J. In Vivo Off Resonance Saturation Magnetic Resonance Imaging of avb3-Targeted Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles.  Cancer Res.  2009, 69, 1651-1658. (Article was picked for the journal cover). PDF

68. Blanco, E.; Kessinger, C.; Sumer, B.; Gao, J.  Multifunctional Micellar Nanomedicine for Cancer Therapy.  Exp. Biol. Med. 2009, 234, 123-131. PDF

67. Dong, Y.; Chin, S.F.; Blanco, E.; Bey, E.A.; Kabbani, W.; Xie, X.J.; Bornmann, W.G.; Boothman, D.A. Gao, J. Intratumoral Delivery of β-Lapachone via Polymer Implants for Prostate Cancer Therapy. Clin. Cancer Res. 2009, 15, 131-139. PDF

66. Sumer, B.; Gao, J. Theranostic Nanomedicine for Cancer. Nanomedicine, 2008, 3, 137-140. PDF

65. Aryal, M.; Buyukserin, F.; Mielczarek, K.; Zhao, X.M.; Gao, J. Zakhidov, A.; Hu, W.  Imprinted  large-scale  high  density  polymer nanopillars  for  organic  solar  cells.  J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B, 2008, 26, 2562-2566. PDF

64. Yang, X.; Deng, W.; Fu, L.; Gao, J.; Quan, D.; Shuai, X. Folate-Functionalized Polymeric Micelles for Tumor Targeted Delivery of a Potent Multidrug-resistance Modulator FG020326.  J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2008, 86, 48-60. PDF

63. Yang, X.; Chen, Y.; Yuan, R.; Chen, G.; Blanco, E.; Gao, J.; Shuai, X.  Folate-Encoded and Fe3O4-Loaded Polymeric Micelles for Dual Targeting of Cancer Cells.  Polymer  2008, 49, 3477-3485. PDF

62. Barcena, C.; Sra, A.K.; Chaubey, G.S.; Khemtong, C.; Liu, J.P.; Gao, J. Zinc Ferrite Nanoparticles as MRI Contrast Agents.  Chem. Comm. 2008, 2224-2226. PDF

61. Weinberg, B.; Blanco, E.; Gao, J.  Polymer Implants for Intratumoral Drug Delivery and Cancer Therapy. J. Pharm. Sci.  2008,
97,1681-1702. PDF

60. Tao, L.; Crouch, A.; Yoon, F.; Lee, B.K.; Guthi, J.S.; Kim, J.Y.; Gao, J. Hu, W. Induced patterning of organic and inorganic materials by spatially discrete surface energy. J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B, 2007, 25, 1993-1997. PDF

59. Weinberg, B.D.; Patel, R.; Exner, A.; Saidel, G.M.; Gao, J. Modeling Doxorubicin Transport Properties to Improve Intratumoral Drug Delivery to RF Ablated Tumors. J. Controlled Release, 2007, 124, 11-19. PDF

58. Blanco, E.; Bey, E.A.; Dong, Y.; Weinberg, B.D.; Sutton, D.M.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. Beta-Lapachone-containing PEG-PLA Polymer Micelles as Novel Nanotherapeutics against NQO1-overexpressing Tumor Cells. J. Controlled Release, 2007, 122, 365-374. PDF

57. Bey, E.A.; Bentle, M.S.; Reinicke, K.E.; Dong, Y.; Yang, C.R.; Girard, L.; Minna, J.D.; Bornmann, W.G.; Gao, J.; Boothman, D.A. A Novel NQO1- and PARP-1-Mediated Cell Death Pathway Induced In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells By Beta-Lapachone. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2007, 104, 11832-11837. PDF

56. Sutton, D.; Wang, S.H.; Nasongkla, N.; Gao, J. Dormidontova, E.E. Doxorubicin and Beta-Lapachone Release and Interaction with Micellar Core Materials: Experiment and Modeling. Exp. Biol. Med. 2007, 232, 1090-1099. PDF

55. Chaubey, G.S.; Barcena, C.; Poudyal, N.; Rong, C.; Gao, J.; Sun, S.; Liu, J.P. Synthesis and Stabilization of FeCo Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 7214-7215. PDF

54. Sutton, D.; Nasongkla, N.; Blanco, E. Gao, J. Functionalized Micellar Systems for Cancer Targeted Drug Delivery. Pharm. Res. 2007, 24, 1029-1046. PDF

53. Wang, F.; Saidel, G.; Gao, J. A Mechanistic Model of Controlled Drug Release from Polymer Millirods: Effects of Excipients and Complex Binding. J. Controlled Release. 2007, 119, 111-120. PDF

52. Weinberg, B.D.; Blanco, E.B.; Lempka, S.F.; Anderson, J.M.; Exner, A.; Gao, J. Combined Radiofrequency Ablation and Doxorubicin-Eluting Polymer Implants for Liver Cancer Treatment. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2007, 81, 205-213. PDF

51. Weinberg, B.; Ai, H.; Blanco, E.; Anderson, J.M.; Gao, J. Antitumor Efficacy and Local Pharmacokinetics of Doxorubicin via Intratumoral Delivery from Polymer Millirods. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2007, 81, 161-170. PDF

50. Nasongkla, N.; Bey, E.; Ren, J.; Ai, H.; Khemtong, C; Setti Guthi, J.; Chin, S.; Sherry, A.D.; Boothman, D.; Gao, J. Multifunctional Polymeric Micelles as Cancer-Targeted, MRI-Ultrasensitive Drug Deliveryu Systems. Nano Letters. 2006, (6)11, 2427-2430. PDF

49. Bey, E.A.; Wuerzberger-Davis, S.; Pink, J.; Yang, C.; Araki, S.; Reinicke, K.; Bentle, M.; Dong, Y.; Cataldo, E.; Criswell, T.; Wagner, M.; Li, L. Gao, J. Boothman, D. A. Feedback Regulation, Restriction Threshold Biology, and Redundancy Govern Molecular Stress Responses.  J. Cellular Physiology. 2006, 209, 604-610. PDF

48. Wang, F.; Blanco, E.; Ai, H.; Boothman, D.; Gao, J. Modulating Beta-Lapachone Release from Polymer Millirods through Cyclodextrin Complexation. J. Pharm. Sci. 2006, 95, 1-11. PDF

47. Sutton, D.; Kim, S.; Shuai, X.; Leskov, K.; Marques, J.; Williams, B.; Boothman, D.; Gao, J. Efficient Suppression of Secretory Clusterin Levels By Polymer-siRNA Nanocomplexes Enhances Ionizing Radiation Lethality in Human MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells. Int. J. Nanomed. 2006, 1, 155-162. PDF

46. Sutton, D.; Durand, R.; Shuai, X.T.; Gao, J. 999000A Facile Route for a Self-Compatiblized pH Sensitive Drug Delivery Matrix. J. Appl. Polymer Sci. 2006, 100, 89-96. PDF

45. Blanco, E.; Weinberg, B.; Stowe, N.; Anderson, J.M.; Gao, J. Local Release of Dexamethasone Prevents Fibrosis in Radiofrequency Ablated Livers. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2006, 76,174-182. PDF

44. Ai, H.; Flask, C.; Weinberg, R.; Shuai, X.; Pagel, M.; Farrell, D.; Duerk, J.; Gao, J. Magnetite-Loaded Polymeric Micelles as Novel Magnetic Resonance Probes. Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 1949-1952. PDF

43. Ai, H.; Pink, J.; Shuai, X.; Boothman, D.; Gao, J. Interactions of Polyelectrolyte Shells with Cells. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2005, 73, 303-315. PDF

42. Reinicke, K.E.; Bey, E.A.; Bentle, M.S.; Pink, J.; Ingalls, S.; Hoppel, C.; Burton, G.; Bornmann, W.; Gao, J.; Boothman, D. Development of Beta-Lapachone Prodrugs for Therapy Against Human Cancer Cells with Elevated Levels of NQO1. Clin. Cancer Res. 2005, 11, 3055-3064. PDF

41. Park, H.J.; Ahn, K.J.; Ahn, S.D.; Choi, E.; Lee, S.W.; Williams, B.; Kim, J.S.; Griffin, R.; Bey, E.A.; Bornmann, W.G.; Gao, J.; Park, H.J.; Boothman, D.A.; Song, C.W. Susceptibility of cancer cells to Beta-Lapachone is enhanced by ionizing radiation. Int. J. Rad. Onco. Biol. Phys. 2005, 61, 212-219. PDF

40. Ough, M.; Lewis, A.; Bey, E.; Gao, J.; Ritchie, J.M.; Bornman, D.A.; Boothman, D.A.; Oberley, L.W.; Cullen, J.J. Efficacy of Beta-Lapachone in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: Exploiting the Novel, Therapeutic Target NQO1. Cancer Biology & Therapy, 2004, 4, e54-e61. PDF

39. Szymanski-Exner, A., Weinberg, B., Stowe, N., Gallacher, A., Wilson, D., Haaga, J. R., Gao, J. Pharmacokinetic Analysis of Local Drug Delivery by Computed Tomography. Acad. Rad. 2004, 11, 1326-1336. PDF

38. Nasongkla, N.; Shuai, X.; Ai, H.; Weinberg, B.D.; Pink, J.; Boothman, D.A.; Gao, J. cRGD-Functionalized Polymer Micelles for Targeted Doxorubicin Delivery. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6323-6327. PDF

37. Shuai, X.T.; Ai, H.; Nasongkla, N.; Kim, S.; Gao, J. Micellar Carriers Based on Block Copolymers of Poly(epsilon-caprolactone) and Poly(ethylene glycol) for Doxorubicin Delivery. J. Controlled Release. 2004, 98, 415-426. PDF

36. Blanco, E., Qian, F., Weinberg, B., Stowe, N., Anderson, J.M., Gao, J. Effect of Fibrous Capsule Formation on Doxorubicin Distribution in Radiofrequency Ablated Rat Livers. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2004, 69, 398-406. PDF

35. Qian, F.; Stowe, N.; Saidel, G.M.; Gao, J. Pharmacokinetic Comparison of Sustained and Dual-Release Polymer Millirods in RF Ablated Livers. Pharm. Res. 2004, 21, 394-399. PDF

34. Ai, H.; Gao, J. Size-Controlled Polyelectrolyte Nanocapsules via Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly. J. Mater. Sci. 2004, 39, 1429-1432. PDF

33. Szymanski-Exner, A.; Gallacher, A.; Stowe, N.; Weinberg, B.; Haaga, J.; Gao, J. Local Carboplatin Delivery and Tissue Distribution in Livers Following Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2003, 67, 510-516. PDF

32. Nasongkla, N.; Wiedmann, A.; Bruening, A.; Beman, M.; Ray, D.; Bornmann, W.G.; Boothman, D.; Gao, J. Enhancement of Solubility and Bioavailability of Beta-Lapachone using Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes. Pharm. Res. 2003, 20, 1626-1633. PDF

31. Qian, F.; Stowe, N.; Liu, E.H.; Saidel, G.M.; Gao, J. Quantification of In Vivo Doxorubicin Transport from PLGA Millirods in Thermoablated Rat Livers. J. Controlled Release, 2003, 91, 157-166. PDF

30. Szymanski-Exner, A.; Stowe, N.; Lazebnik, R.; Salem, K.; Haaga, J.; Wilson, D.; Gao, J. Noninvasive Monitoring of Local Drug Release Using X-Ray Computed Tomography: Optimization and In Vitro/In Vivo Validation. J. Pharm. Sci. 2003, 92, 289-296. PDF

29. Salem, K.; Szymanski-Exner, A.; Lazebnik, R.; Breen, M.; Gao, J.; Wilson, D. X-Ray Computed Tomography Methods for In Vivo Evaluation of Local Drug Release Systems. IEEE-Trans. Med. Imaging, 2002, 21, 1310-1316. PDF

28. Qian, F.; Saidel, G.; Sutton, D.; Szymanski, A.; Gao, J. Combined Modeling and Experimental Approach for The Development of Dual-Release Polymer Millirods. J. Controlled Release 2002, 83, 427-435. PDF

27. Szymanski-Exner, A.; Stowe, N.; Lazebnik, R.; Salem, K.; Wilson, D.; Haaga, J.; Gao, J. Noninvasive Monitoring of Local Drug Release in A Rabbit Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation Model Using X-Ray Computed Tomography. J. Controlled Release 2002, 83, 415-425. PDF

26. Gao, J.; Qian, F.; Szymanski-Exner, A.; Stowe, N.; Haaga, J. In Vivo Drug Distribution Dynamics in Thermoablated and Normal Rabbit Livers from Biodegradable Polymers. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2002, 62, 308-314. PDF

25. Qian, F.; Nasongkla, N.; Gao, J. Membrane-encased Polymer Millirods for Sustained Release of 5-Fluorouracil. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2002, 61, 203-211. PDF

24. Qian, F.; Szymanski, A.; Gao, J. Fabrication and Characterization of Controlled Release Poly(D, L-Lactide-co-Glycolide) Millirods. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 2001, 55, 512-522. PDF

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Professor Gao's publications from his postdoctoral years with Prof. Robert Langer at MIT

23. Niklason, L.E.; Abbott, W.; Gao, J.; Klagges, B.; Hirschi, K.K.; Ulubayram, K.; Conroy, N.; Jones, R.; Vasanawala, A.; Sanzgiri, S.; Langer, R. Morphologic and Mechanical Characteristics of Engineered Bovine Arteries. J. Vas. Surg. 2001, 33, 628-638. PDF

22. Niklason, L.; Gao, J.; Abbott, W.; Hirschi, K.; Houser, S.; Marini, R.; Langer, R. Functional Arteries Grown In Vitro. Science 1999, 284, 489-493. PDF

21. Gao, J.; Niklason, L.; Langer, R. S. Surface Hydrolysis of Poly(glycolic acid) Meshes Increases the Seeding Density of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 1998, 42, 417-424. PDF

20. Gao, J.; Niklason, L.; Zhao, X.; Langer, R. S. Surface Modification of Polyanhydride Microspheres. J. Pharm. Sci. 1998, 87, 246-248. PDF

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Professor Gao's Publications from his graduate school years working with Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University

19. Gao, J.; Wu, Q.; Carbeck, J.; Lei, Q. P.; Smith, R. D.; Whitesides, G. M. Probing the Energetics of Dissociation of Carbonic Anhydrase-Ligand Complexes in the Gas Phase. Biophys J. 1999, 76, 3253-3260. PDF

18. Carbeck, J.; Severs, J.; Gao, J.; Wu, Q.; Smith, R. D.; Whitesides, G. M. Correlation between the Charge of Proteins in Solution and in the Gas Phase Investigated by Protein Charge Ladders, Capillary Electrophoresis, and Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. J. Phys. Chem. B 1999, 102, 10596-10601. PDF

17. Carbeck, J.; Colton, I.; Gao, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Protein Charge Ladders, Capillary Electrophoresis, and the Role of Electrostatics in Biomolecular Recognition. Acc. Chem. Res. 1998, 31, 343-350. PDF

16. Colton, I.; Anderson, J.; Gao, J.; Chapman, R.; Isaacs, L.; Whitesides, G. M. Formation of Protein Charge Ladders by Acylation of Amino Groups on Proteins. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 12701-12709. PDF

15. Córdova, E.; Gao, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Non-Covalent Polycationic Coatings for Capillaries in Capillary Electrophoresis of Proteins. Anal. Chem. 1997, 69, 1370-1379. PDF

14. Gao, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Using Protein Charge Ladders to Determine the Values of Effective Charge and Molecular Weight of Proteins. Anal. Chem. 1997, 69, 575-580. PDF

13. Wu, Q.; Gao, J.; Joseph-McCarthy, D.; Sigal, G. B.; Bruce, J. E.; Whitesides, G. M.; Smith, R. D. Carbonic Anhydrase-Inhibitor Binding: From Solution to the Gas Phase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 1157-1158. PDF

12. Gao, J.; Martichonok, V.; Whitesides, G. M. Synthesis of a Phosphonate Analog of Sialic Acid (Neu5Ac) Using Indium-Mediated Allylation of Unprotected Carbohydrates in Aqueous Media. J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 9538-9540. PDF

11. Gao, J.; Cheng, X.; Chen, R.; Sigal, G. B.; Bruce, J. E.; Schwartz, B. L.; Hofstadler, S. A.; Anderson, G. A.; Smith, R. D.; Whitesides, G. M. Screening Derivatized Peptide Libraries for Tight Binding Inhibitors to Carbonic Anhydrase II by Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry. J. Med. Chem. 1996, 39, 1949-1955. PDF

10. Gao, J.; Mammen, M.; Whitesides, G. M. The Use of Protein Charge Ladders to Evaluate Electrostatic Contributions to Biomolecular Recognition. Science 1996, 272, 535-537. PDF

9. Chu, Y.-H.; Avila, L. Z.; Gao, J.; Whitesides, G. M. Affinity Capillary Electrophoresis. Acc. Chem. Res. 1995, 28, 461-468. PDF

8. Gao, J.; Mrksich, M.; Gomez, F. A.; Whitesides, G. M. Using Capillary Electrophoresis to Follow the Acetylation of the Amino Groups of Insulin and to Estimate their Basicities. Anal. Chem. 1995, 67, 3093-3100. PDF

7. Cheng, X.; Chen, R.; Bruce, J. E.; Schwartz, B. L.; Anderson, G. A.; Hofstadler, S. A.; Gale, D. C.; Smith, R. D.; Gao, J.; Sigal, G. B.; Mammen, M.; Whitesides, G. M. Using Electrospray Ionization FTICR Mass Spectrometry to Study Competitive Binding of Inhibitors to Carbonic Anhydrase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 8859-8860. PDF

6. Gao, J.; Qiao, S.; Whitesides, G. M. Increasing Binding Constants of Ligands to Carbonic Anhydrase by Using "Greasy Tails." J. Med. Chem. 1995, 38, 2292-2301. PDF

5. Gao, J.; Gomez, F. A.; Haerter, R.; Whitesides, G. M. Determination of the Effective Charge of a Protein in Solution by Capillary Electrophoresis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 1994, 91, 2027-12030. PDF

4. Gao, J.; Haerter, R.; Gordon, D.; Whitesides, G. M. Synthesis of KDO Using Indium-Mediated Allylation of 2,3:4,5-Di-O-isopropylidene-D-arabinose in Aqueous Media. J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 3714-3715. PDF

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Professor Gao's publications from his undergraduate years with Profs. Biying Zhao and Xianping Xu at Peking University

3. Zhao, B.; Xu, X.; Gao, J.; Fu, Q.; Tang, Y. Structure Characterization of WO3/ZrO2 Catalysts by Raman Spectroscopy. J. Raman Spectrosc. 1996, 27, 549-554. PDF

2. Zhao, B.; Xu, X.; Gao, J.; Ma, H.; Tang, Y. The Effect of the Preparation Method on the Structure of WO3/ZrO2. Acta Phys.-Chim. Sinica, 1995, 11, 982-986.

1. Zhao, B.; Xu, X.; Ma, H.; Gao, J.; Wang, R.; Sun, D.; Tang, Y. A New Way to Prepare Catalysts on Solid Support with Highly Specific Surfaces. Acta Phys. -Chim. Sinica, 1993, 9, 8-14.

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