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Interferon-Gamma Modification of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Implications of Autologous and Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in Allotransplantation
- K. Sivanathan, S. Gronthos, D. Rojas-Canales, B. Thierry, P. T. Coates
- Biology, MedicineStem Cell Reviews and Reports
- 9 February 2014
Strategies to reduce MSC-γ immunogenicity would facilitate “off-the-shelf” MSC therapy to efficiently inhibit alloimmune rejection and promote tissue repair in allotransplantation.
Bioactive coatings of endovascular stents based on polyelectrolyte multilayers.
- B. Thierry, F. Winnik, Y. Merhi, J. Silver, M. Tabrizian
- Materials ScienceBiomacromolecules
- 7 October 2003
The enhanced thromboresistance of the self-assembled multilayer together with the antiinflammatory and wound healing properties of hyaluronan and chitosan are expected to reduce the neointimal hyperplasia associated with stent implantation.
Functionalized Magnetite Nanoparticles—Synthesis, Properties, and Bio-Applications
This article attempts to review the current status of magnetite nanoparticles preparation and use, with a special emphasis on bio-medical applications, but also to outline the promises and challenges associated to this emerging technology.
Surface functionalisation of diatoms with dopamine modified iron-oxide nanoparticles: toward magnetically guided drug microcarriers with biologically derived morphologies.
- D. Losic, Yang Yu, M. Aw, S. Simović, B. Thierry, J. Addai-Mensah
- ChemistryChemical communications
- 17 August 2010
The application of magnetised diatoms as magnetically guided drug delivery microcarriers has been demonstrated in diatom silica microcapsules prepared by purification of diatomaceous earth.
Effect of surface treatment and sterilization processes on the corrosion behavior of NiTi shape memory alloy.
- B. Thierry, M. Tabrizian, C. Trépanier, O. Savadogo, L. Yahia
- Materials ScienceJournal of biomedical materials research
- 15 September 2000
Electropolished NiTi and 316L stainless-steel alloys released similar amounts of nickel after a few days of immersion in Hank's solution, and measurements by atomic absorption have shown that the amount of released nickel from passive dissolution was below the expected toxic level in the human body.
Nitinol versus stainless steel stents: acute thrombogenicity study in an ex vivo porcine model.
Delivery platform for hydrophobic drugs: prodrug approach combined with self-assembled multilayers.
- B. Thierry, P. Kujawa, C. Tkaczyk, F. Winnik, L. Bilodeau, M. Tabrizian
- Biology, ChemistryJournal of the American Chemical Society
- 21 January 2005
It is shown that the presence of the hydrophobic paclitaxel moieties does not prohibit the layer-by-layer construction of the multilayers and application of this delivery platform to substrates such as colloids, biomedical implants, or vascular tissues may lead to new therapeutic strategies.
Drug nanocarriers and functional nanoparticles: applications in cancer therapy.
- B. Thierry
- BiologyCurrent drug delivery
- 31 July 2009
This review aims to discuss the recent developments in immunotargeting of functional nanoparticles and drug nanocarriers and the integration of these systems into clinically relevant therapeutic applications.
Electrostatic self-assembly of PEG copolymers onto porous silica nanoparticles.
- B. Thierry, L. Zimmer, S. Mcniven, K. Finnie, C. Barbe, H. Griesser
- Materials Science, ChemistryLangmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and…
- 1 July 2008
Electrostatic self-assembly of PEG copolymers onto silica nanoparticles used as drug nanocarriers is a robust and efficient procedure, providing excellent control of their biointerfacial properties.
A robust procedure for the functionalization of gold nanorods and noble metal nanoparticles.
Towards a robust and universal functionalization procedure with alkanethiols for gold nanorods and plasmonic nanoparticles, a straightforward two-step approach is described.