Publications

  • OLIVA F, GATTI S, PORCELLINI G, FORSYTH NR, MAFFULLI N (2010) Growth factors and tendon healing.  Scottish Medical Journal, 55(2), pp. 35-52

  • OLIVA F, MAFFULLI N, FORSYTH NR (2010) The future: stem cell therapy, optimization of healing, in: NIEK VAN DIJK C, KARLSSON J, MAFFULLI N, THERMANN H (Eds) Current Concepts in Achilles Tendinopathy (DJO Publications, Guildford, UK).

  • PENG Q, ZHANG ZR, GONG T, CHEN GQ, SUN X (2011) A rapid-acting, long-acting insulin formulation based on a phospholipid complex loaded PHBHHx nanoparticles. Biomaterials [Epub ahead of print]

  • PENG Q, HAN J, SUN X, ZHANG Z, FORSYTH NR, EL HAJ AJ, TANG JZ (2011)   Controlled release of PDGF-BB in its phospholipid complex loaded PHBHHx nanoparticles, in PharmSci 2011, at East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham, on the 2nd Sept 2011, podium presentation

  • LOMAS AJ, WEBB WR, ZENG G, FORSYTH NR , EL HAJ AJ , CHEN GQ, Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBHHX) Scaffolds for tendon repair in the rat model in V European Chapter of the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) in conjuction with XVI meeting of the Spanish Society of Histology and Tissue Engineering Granada, Spain, June 7th– 10th 2011, poster presentation.

  • WEBB W R, LOMAS AJ, ZENG G, El Haj AJ, FORSYTH NR, CHEN G-Q,Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBHHx) scaffolds for tendon repair in the rat model, in Tissue and Cell Engineering Society Annual Meeting, 19 - 21 July 2011 at the University of Leeds, podium presentation.
  • TANG JZ, CHEN GQ, FORSYTH NR  (2012) Chapter 15:  Biomaterials, growth factors, and stem cells for tendon regeneration, in: Professor Murugan Ramalingam, Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, Professor Serena Best (Eds) Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine, CRC Press, June 2012, 608.  

  • DONG C-L, LI S-Y, WANG Y, DONG Y, TANG J Z, CHEN J-C, CHEN G-Q (2012) The cytocompatability of polyhydroxyalkanoates coated with a fusion protein of PHA repressor protein (PhaR) and Lys-Gln-Ala-Gly-Asp-Val (KQAGDV) polypeptide. Biomaterials, 33: 2593-2599.
  • LOMAS AJ, WEBB WR, HAN J, CHEN GQ, SUN X, ZHANG Z, EL HAJ AJ, FORSYTH N. (2013) Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate)/collagen hybrid scaffolds for tissue engineering applications. Tissue Eng Part C Methods; 19(8):577-585 Aug 2013. doi:10.1089/ten.tec.2012.0457  PubMed PMID: 23281705.
  • LOMAS AJ, CHEN GG, EL HAJ AJ, FORSYTH NR. (2012) Poly(3- hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) supports adhesion and migration of mesenchymal stem cells and tenocytes. World J Stem Cells;4(9):94-100. 26 Sep 2012. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v4.i9.94. PubMed PMID: 23193433; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3507844.
  • MOTA C, WANG S-Y, PUPPI D, GAZZARRI M, CHIELLINI F, CHEN G-Q, CHIELLINI E. Additive Manufacturing of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) Scaffolds for Engineered Bone Development (In preparation)
  • PUPPI D ,ZHANG X , YANG L, CHIELLINI F , SUN X, CHIELLINI E. (2014) Nano/microfibrous Polymeric Constructs loaded with Bioactive Agents and Designed for Tissue Engineering Applications: A review. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 102(7):1562-1579  Oct 2014

  • LOMAS AJ, CHEN G-Q, EL HAJ AJ, FORSYTH NR, Mechanostimulation of human mesenchymal stem cells in phbhhx, collagen hybrid scaffolds for tendon tissue engineering applications in 3rd TERMIS World Congress 2012, “Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine”, September 5 - 8, 2012 at the Hofburg Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria
  • WEBB W R, DALE TP, LOMAS AJ, ZENG G, WIMPENNY I, EL HAJ AJ, FORSYTH NR, CHEN G-Q, (2013)The application of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) scaffolds for tendon repair in the rat model. Biomaterials 34(28):6683-6694 Sep 2013. doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.05.41

  • HEATHMAN T. R. J., WEBB W. R., DANB Z., CHENC G Q, FORSYTH N. R., EL HAJ A. J., ZHANG Z. R. & SUN X. (2014) Controlled production of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate- co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBHHx) nanoparticles for targeted and sustained drug delivery. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 103(8):2498-2508 Aug 2014. doi:10.1002/jps.24035

  • DONG C-L, WEBB W. R., PENG Q, TANG J Z, FORSYTH N R, CHEN G-Q; EL HAJ A J. The effect of controlled release platelet derived growth factor-BB (PDGF-BB) from phospholipid complex loaded PHBHHx nanoparticles on human mesenchymal stem cell proliferation in collagen hydrogels. Biomaterials (under review)