1. Settimio Pacelli, Francisca Acosta, Aparna Chakravarti, Rafeeq Ahmed, Johnson Rajasingh, Arghya Paul* (2017). Nanodiamond-based injectable hydrogel for sustained growth factor release: preparation, characterization and in vitro analysis. Acta Biomaterilia. S1742-7061(17)30307-0

  2. Jonathan Whitlow, Pacelli, S, Arghya Paul* (2017). Multifunctional nanodiamonds in regenerative medicine: Recent advances and future directions. Journal of Controlled Release. 261:62-86.

  3. Ryan Maloney, Settimio Pacelli, Aparna R.Chakravarti, Jonathan Whitlow, Sayantani Basu, Saman Modaresi, Stevin Gehrke, Arghya Paul* (2017). Controlling Adult Stem Cell Behavior Using Nanodiamond-Reinforced hydrogel: Implication in Bone Regeneration Therapy. Scientific Reports 7. Article number: 6577(2017) doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06028-y

  4. Raghav Pandey, Sebastian Velazquez, Shazia Durrani, Min Jiang, Joshua Benoit, Jack Rubinstein, and Arghya Paul, Rafeeq Ahmed*. MicroRNA-1825 Induces Proliferation of Senescent Adult Cardiomyocytes and Promotes Cardiac Regeneration post Ischemic Injury. American Journal of Translational Research 9(6):3120-3137

  5. Settimio Pacelli, Sayantani Basu, Jonathan Whitlow, Aparna Chakravarti, Francisca Acosta, Arushi Varshney, Saman Modaresi, Cory Berkland, Arghya Paul* (2017). Strategies to develop endogenous stem cell recruiting bioactive materials for tissue repair and regeneration. Advanced Drug Delivery. Special Issue: Advances in Stem Cell-Based Therapy (

  6. Mohammed Arif, Raghav Pandey, Perwez Alam, Shujia Jiang, Sakthivel Sadayappan, Arghya Paul, Rafeeq Ahmed* (2017). MicroRNA-210 mediated proliferation, survival, and angiogenesis promote cardiac repair post myocardial infarction.Journal of Molecular Medicine (in press)

  7. Neslihan Alemdar, Jeroen Leijten, Gulden Camci-Unal, Jesper Hjortnaes, Joao Ribas, Arghya Paul, Pooria Mostafalu, Akhilesh K Gaharwar, Yiling Qiu, Sameer F Sonkusale, Ronglih Liao, Ali Khademhosseini* (2016). Oxygen-generating photocrosslinkable hydrogels support cardiac progenitor cell survival by reducing hypoxia-induced necrosis. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00109

  8. Jonathan Whitlow, Settimio Pacelli, Arghya Paul* (2016). Polymeric nanohybrids as a new class of therapeutic biotransporter. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - (Selected in Talent Articles category to highlight outstanding young scientists) (research highlighted on the front cover page)

  9. Anwarul Hasan*, Renae Waters, Boustany Roula, Rahbani Dana, Seif Yara, Toubia Alexandre, Arghya Paul* (2016). Engineered Biomaterials to Enhance Stem Cell-based Cardiac Tissue Engineering and Therapy. Macromolecular Bioscience DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201500396

  10. Arghya Paul*, Vijayan Manoharan, Dorothee Krafft, Alexander Assmann, Jorge Alfredo Uquillas, Su Ryon Shin, Anwarul Hasan, Mohammad Asif Hussain, Adnan Memic, Akhilesh K. Gaharwar and Ali Khademhosseini* (2016). Nanoengineered biomimetic hydrogels for guiding human stem cell osteogenesis in three dimensional microenvironments. J Materials Chemistry B doi: 10.1039/C5TB02745D.

  11. Renae Waters, Settimio Pacelli, Ryan Maloney, Indrani Medhi, Rafeeq P. H. Ahmed, Arghya Paul* (2016). Stem cell secretome-rich nanoclay hydrogel: a dual action therapy for cardiovascular regeneration. Nanoscale doi: 10.1039/C5NR07806G.

  12. Settimio Pacelli, Vijayan Manoharan, Anna Desalvo, Nikita Lomis, Satya Prakash*, Arghya Paul* (2016). Tailoring biomaterial surface properties to modulate host-implant interactions: implication in cardiovascular and bone therapy. J Materials Chemistry B doi: 10.1039/C5TB01686J.

  13. Arghya Paul* (2015). Nanocomposite hydrogels: an emerging biomimetic platform for myocardial therapy and tissue engineering. Nanomedicine. 10(9):1371-4.

  14. Anwarul Hasan*, Arghya Paul, Adnan Memic, Ali Khademhosseini* (2015). A multilayered microfluidic blood vessel-like structure. Biomed Microdevices. 17(5):9993.

  15. Anwarul Hasan*, Ahmad Khattab, Mohammad Ariful Islam, Khaled Abou Hweij, Joya Zeitouny, Renae Waters, Malek Sayegh, Md Monowar Hossain, Arghya Paul (2015). Injectable Hydrogels for Cardiac Tissue Repair and Regeneration. Advancened Science - Wiley VCH Publisher. doi: 10.1002/advs.201500122

  16. Mohammad T Alrefai, Divya Murali, Arghya Paul, Khalid M Ridwan, John M Conne and Dominique Shum-Tim* (2015). Cardiac tissue engineering and regeneration using cell-based therapy. Stem Cells Cloning: Advances and Applications. 8: 81–101.

  17. Juliane F. C. Viana, Jéssica Carrijo, Camila G. Freitas, Arghya Paul, Jarib Alcaraz, Cristiano C. Lacorte, Ludovico Migliolo, César A. Andrade, Rosana Falcão, Nuno C. Santos, Sónia Gonçalves, Anselmo J. Otero-González, Ali Khademhosseini, Simoni C. Dias and Octávio L. Franco * (2015). Antifungal nanofibers made by controlled release of sea animal derived peptide. Nanoscale. Mar 26;7(14):6238-46. doi: 10.1039/c5nr00767d.

  18. Wei Shao, Arghya Paul, Laetitia Rodes, Satya Prakash (2015). A New Carbon Nanotube-Based Breast Cancer Drug Delivery System: Preparation and In Vitro Analysis Using Paclitaxel. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics. 71(3):1405-1414.

  19. Akhilesh K Gaharwar# , Reginald K. Avery# , Alexander Assmann , Arghya Paul , Gareth H. McKinley , Ali Khademhosseini* , and Bradley D. Olsen* (2014). Shear-Thinning Nanocomposite Hydrogels for the Treatment of Hemorrhage. ACS Nano. 8(10):98332-42.

  20. Hamood Al Kindi, Arghya Paul, Zhipeng You, Oleg Nepotchatykh, Adel Schwertani, PhD, Satya Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim (2014). Sustained release of milrinone delivered via microparticles in a rodent model of myocardial infarction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 148(5):2316-23

  21. Anwarul Hasan, Md Nurunnabi, Mahboob Morshed, Arghya Paul, Alessandro Polini, Tapas Kuila, Moustafa Al Hariri, Yong-kyu Lee, and Ayad A. Jaffa (2014). Recent Advances in Application of Biosensors in Tissue Engineering. BioMed Research International. 2014:307519.

  22. Anwarul Hasan, Arghya Paul, Nihal Vrana, Adnan Memic, Mehmet R Dokmeci, Ali Khademhosseini* (2014). Microfluidic techniques for development of 3D vascularized tissue. Biomaterials. 35(26):7308-7325

  23. Arghya Paul, MD Anwarul Hasan, Hamood Al-Kindi, Akhilesh Gaharwar, Mehdi Nikkhah, Mehmet Dokmeci, Dominique Shum-Tim, Ali Khademhosseini* (2014). Injectable Graphene Oxide/Hydrogel-Based Angiogenic Gene Delivery System for Vasculogenesis and Cardiac Repair. ACS Nano 8(8):8050-62

  24. Arghya Paul, Cynthia Elias, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2013). Bioactive baculovirus nanohybrids for stent based rapid vascular re-endothelialization. Scientific Reports - Nature Publisher 3:2366, doi:10.1038/srep02366.

  25. Arghya Paul, Anwarul Hasan, Laetitia Rodes, Satya Prakash* (2014). Bioengineered baculoviruses as new class of therapeutics using micro and nanotechnologies: Principles, prospects and challenges. Adv Drug Deliv Rev 71C:115-130

  26. Arghya Paul, Vincent Pisanoa, Alessandro Polini, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Ali Khademhosseini* (2013). Research Highlights. Fabrication of nanofibres using bioinspired microfluidic spinnning strategy. Lab on a Chip. 13(20):3989-92.

  27. Hsin-Yi Hsieh, Gulden Camci-Unal, Ronglih Liao, Tsung-Ju Chen, Arghya Paul, Fan-Gang Tseng*, Ali Khademhosseini* (2013). Gradient static-strain stimulation in a microfluidic chip for 3D cellular alignment. Lab on a Chip 14(3):482-93

  28. Wei Shao, Arghya Paul, Laetitia Rodes, Satya Prakash (2013). Carbon Nanotube Lipid Drug Approach for Targeted Delivery of a Chemotherapy Drug in a Human Breast Cancer Xenograft Animal Model. Biomaterials S0142-9612(13)01090-9.

  29. Alice Huu, Arghya Paul, Xu, L., Satya Prakash & Dominique Shum-Tim(2013). Recent advancements in tissue engineering for stem cell-based cardiac therapies. Therapeutic delivery 4(4), 503-16. doi:10.4155/tde.13.13 ISSN: 2041-5990

  30. Anwarul Hasan, Adnan Memic, Nasim Annabi, Monowar Hossain, Arghya Paul, Mehmet Dokmeci, Ali Khademhosseini (2014). Electrospun Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering of Vascular Grafts. Acta Biomaterialia. S1742-7061(13)00414-5.

  31. Anwarul Hasan, Wojciech Swieszkowski, Kim Ragaert, Šeila Selimović, Arghya Paul, Gulden Camci-Unal, Mohammad Mofrad, Ali Khademhosseini* (2014). Biomechanical Properties of Native and Tissue Engineered Heart Valve Constructs. Journal of Biomechanics S0021-9290(13)00446-6

  32. Ali Tamayol#, Mohsen Akbari#, Nasim Annabi, Arghya Paul, Ali Khademhosseini*, David Juncker* (2013). Fiber-Based Tissue Engineering: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities. Biotechnology Advances. 31(5) 669-687.

  33. Marc Fakhoury, Michael Coussa-Charley, Arghya Paul, Laetitia Rodes, Wei Shao, Hani Al-Salami, Iman Kahauli, Satya Prakash* (2013). Anti-inflammatory potential of artificial microcapsules containing thalidomide for use in treating Crohn's disease. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics 3(5):11-17

  34. Arghya Paul, Sapna Srivastava, Guangyong Chen, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2013). Functional assessment of adipose stem cells using myocardial infarction immunocompetent models: comparison with marrow stem cells. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics. 67(2):263-73.

  35. Laetitia Rodes, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Shyamali Saha, Arghya Paul, Meenakshi Malhotra, Daniel Marinescu, Wei Shao, Imen Kahouli, Satya Prakash* (2013). Enrichment of Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis ATCC 15697 within the human gut microbiota using alginate-poly-l-lysine-alginate microencapsulation oral delivery system: an in vitro analysis using a computer-controlled dynamic human gastrointestinal model. Journal of Microencapsulation 13(3): 230-38.

  36. Laetitia Rodes, Afshan Khan, Arghya Paul,Michael Coussa-Charley, Daniel Marinescu, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Wei Shao, Imen Kahouli, Satya Prakash* (2013). Effect of probiotics Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium on gut-derived lipopolysaccharides and inflammatory cytokines: an in vitro study using a human colonic microbiota model. Journal of microbiology and biotechnology 23(4), 518-26.ISSN: 1017-7825

  37. Wei Shao, Arghya Paul, Sana Abbasi, Amin Kamen, Satya Prakash* (2012). A novel polyethyleneimine-coated adeno-associated virus-like particle formulation for efficient siRNA delivery in breast cancer therapy: preparation and in vitro analysis. International Journal of Nanomedicine 7:1575-86.

  38. Arghya Paul, Wei Shao, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2012). The attenuation of restenosis following arterial gene transfer using carbon nanotube coated stent incorporating TAT/DNAAng1+Vegf nanoparticles. Biomaterials 33 (30): 7655–7664 (McGill MedStar Best Paper Award 2012)

  39. Arghya Paul, Wei Shao, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2012). PAMAM Dendrimer-Baculovirus Nanocomplex for Microencapsulated Adipose Stem Cell-Gene Therapy: In Vitro and in Vivo Functional Assessment. ACS Molecular Pharmaceutics. 9 (9):2479-88

  40. Wei Shao, Arghya Paul, Sana Abbasi, Amin Kamen, and Satya Prakash* (2012). Efficient siRNA delivery using viral like nanoparticles for breast cancer therapy. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 7, 1575-86.

  41. Arghya Paul, Guangyong Chen, Afshan Khan, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2012). Genipin-crosslinked microencapsulated human adipose stem cells augment transplant retention resulting in attenuation of chronically infarcted rat heart fibrosis and cardiac dysfunction. Cell Transplantation. 21 (12), 2735-2751

  42. Jasmine Bhathena, Christopher Martoni, Arun Kulamarva, Catherine Tomaro, Meenakshi Malhotra, Arghya Paul, Satya Prakash* (2012). Oral probiotic microcapsule formulation ameliorates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in Bio F1B Golden Syrian hamsters. PLoS ONE 8 (3), e58394.

  43. Zyad Binsalamah, Arghya Paul, Satya Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim* (2012). Nanomedicine in cardiovascular therapy: recent advancements. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10(6):805-15.

  44. Jasmine Bhathena, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Christopher Martoni, Meenakshi Malhotra, Arun Kulamarva, Alexandra Urbanska, Arghya Paul, Satya Prakash* (2012). Effect of Orally Administered Microencapsulated FA-Producing L. fermentum on Markers of Metabolic Syndrome: An In Vivo Analysis. J Diabetes Metab S2:009. doi:10.4172/2155-6156.S2-009.

  45. Arghya Paul, Zyad Binsalamah, Afshan Afsar Khan, Sana Abbasi, Cynthia B. Elias, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2011). A nanobiohybrid complex of recombinant baculovirus and Tat/DNA nanoparticles for delivery of Ang-1 transgene in myocardial infarction therapy Biomaterials 32(32):8304-18. (McGill MedStar Best Paper Award)

  46. Laetitia Rodes, Michael Coussa-Charley, Daniel Marinescu, Arghya Paul, Marc Fakhoury, Sana Abbasi, Afshan Khan, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Satya Prakash* (2011). Design of a novel gut bacterial adhesion model for probiotic applications Artificial Cells Nanomedicine Biotechnology 41(2):116-24.

  47. Laetitia Rodes, Afshan Khan, Arghya Paul, Michael Coussa-Charley, Daniel Marinescu, Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau, Wei Shao, Imen Kahouli, Satya Prakash* (2012). Effect of probiotics Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium on gut derived- lipopolysaccharides and inflammatory cytokines: an in vitro study using a human colonic microbiota model. J Food Microbiology and Biotechnology 23(4):518-26

  48. Madhur Nayan, Arghya Paul, Guangyong Chen, Ray Chiu, S. Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim* (2011). Superior therapeutic potential of young bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells by direct intramyocardial delivery in aged recipients with acute myocardial infarction: in vitro and in vivo investigation. Journal of Tissue Engineering 2011:741213.

  49. Arghya Paul, Madhur Nayan, Afshan A Khan, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2012). Angiopoietin-1-expressing adipose stem cells genetically modified with baculovirus nanocomplex: investigation in rat heart with acute infarction. International Journal of Nanomedicine 7:663-82

  50. Arghya Paul, Guangyong Chen, Afshan A Khan, Vijay T. Rao, Dominique Shum-Tim, and Satya Prakash* (2012). Genipin-cross-linked microencapsulated human adipose stem cells augment transplant retention resulting in attenuation of chronically infarcted rat heart fibrosis and cardiac dysfunction. Cell transplantation 21(12), 2735-51. doi:10.3727/096368912X637497 ISSN: 0963-6897

  51. Sana Abbasi, Arghya Paul, Satya Prakash* (2011). Investigation of siRNA-loaded polyethyleniminine-coated human serum albumin nanoparticle complexes for the treatment of breast cancer. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics 61(2):277-87.

  52. Afshan Afsar Khan, Arghya Paul, Sana Abbasi, Satya Prakash* (2011). Mitotic and antiapoptotic effects of nanoparticles coencapsulating human VEGF and human angiopoietin-1 on vascular endothelial cells. International Journal of Nanomedicine 6:1069-81.

  53. Tom Burdon, Arghya Paul, Nicolas Noiseux, Satya Prakash, and Dominique Shum-Tim* (2011). Bone Marrow Stem Cell Derived Paracrine Factors for Regenerative Medicine: Current Perspectives and Therapeutic Potential. Bone Marrow Research. Article ID 207326, doi:10.1155/2011/207326.

  54. Sameer Apte, Arghya Paul, Satya Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim* (2011). Current developments in the tissue engineering of autologous heart valves: moving towards clinical use. Future Cardiology. 7(1) 77-97.

  55. Bhathena J, Kulamarva A, Martoni C, Urbanska A, Malhotra M, Arghya Paul, Prakash S* (2011). Diet-induced metabolic hamster model of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy. 2011(4):195-203

  56. Laetitia Rodes, Arghya Paul, Michael Coussa-Charley, Hani Al-Salami, Catherine Tomaro-Duschescneau, Marc Fakhoury, Satya Prakash* (2011). Transit time affects the community stability of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species in an in vitro model of human colonic microbiota. Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes, and Biotechnology, 39(6):351-6.

  57. Ziyad Binsalamah, Arghya Paul, Afshan Afsar Khan, Satya Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim* (2011). Intramyocardial sustained delivery of placental growth factor using nanoparticles as a vehicle for delivery in rat infarct model. International Journal of Nanomedicine 6:2667-78. (McGill MedStar Best Paper Award)

  58. Sana Abbasi, Arghya Paul, and Satya Prakash* (2011). Investigation of siRNA-loaded polyethylenimine-coated human serum albumin nanoparticle complexes for the treatment of breast cancer. Cell biochemistry and biophysics 61(2), 277-87. doi:10.1007/s12013-011-9201-9 ISSN: 1085-9195. (McGill MedStar Best Paper Award)

  59. Afshan Afsar Khan, Arghya Paul, Sana Abbasi, Satya Prakash* (2011). Nanoparticles co-encapsulating hVEGF and hAng-1 can induce mitotic and antiapoptotic effect on vascular endothelial cells. International Journal of Nanomedicine 6, 1069-81.

  60. Arghya Paul, Arielle Cantor, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2010). Superior Cell Delivery Features of Genipin Crosslinked Polymeric Microcapsules: Preparation, In Vitro Characterization and Pro-Angiogenic Applications Using Human Adipose Stem Cells. Molecular Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1007/s12033-010-9352-8.

  61. Sana Abbasi, Arghya Paul, Wei Shao, Satya Prakash* (2011). Cationic albumin nanoparticles for enhancd drug delivery to treat breast cancer: preparation and in vitro assessment. J Drug Delivery 2012:686108.

  62. Arghya Paul, Afshan Khan, Dominique Shum-Tim. S. Prakash* (2010). BacMam virus transduced cardiomyoblasts can be used for myocardial transplantation using AP-PEG-A microcapsules: molecular cloning, preparation and in vitro analysis. Biomed Research Intl. Volume 2010, Article ID 858094. doi:10.1155/2010/858094.

  63. Arghya Paul, Dominique Shum-Tim and Satya Prakash* (2010). Investigation on PEG Integrated Alginate–Chitosan Microcapsules for Myocardial Therapy Using Marrow Stem Cells Genetically Modified by Recombinant Baculovirus. Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 1(2):154-164. DOI: 10.1007/s13239-010-0017-3.

  64. Aleksandra Urbanska, Arghya Paul, Jasmine Bhathena, and Satya Prakash*. Suppression of Tumorigenesis: Modulation of Inflammatory Cytokines by Oral Administration of Microencapsulated Probiotic Yogurt Formulation (2010). International Journal of Inflammation. 2010. doi:10.4061/2010/894972.

  65. Arghya Paul, Barbara A Jardin, Arun Kulamarva, Meenakshi Malhotra, Cynthia Elias, Satya Prakash* (2010). Recombinant baculovirus as a highly potent vector for gene therapy of human colorectal carcinoma: molecular cloning, expression, and in vitro characterization. Molecular Biotechnology 45(2):129-39

  66. Arghya Paul, Elhayek E, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2010). Recent Advancements in Pharmacological Stent Therapy Using Polymeric Materials: Opportunities and Challenges. Current Drug Delivery 7(3):216-224.

  67. Arghya Paul, Sana Abbasi, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2010). Nano- and Biotechnological Approaches in Current and Future Generation of Cardiovascular Stents. Current Nanoscience 6(5):469-478.

  68. Satya Prakash*, Afshan Khan, Arghya Paul (2010). Nanoscaffold based stem cell regeneration therapy: recent advancement and future potential. Expert Opinion in Biological Therapy (12):1649-61.

  69. Arghya Paul and Satya Prakash* (2010). Baculovirus reveals a new pH-dependent direct cell-fusion pathway for cell entry and transgene delivery. Future Virology 5 (5): 533-537.

  70. Arghya Paul, Ge Y, Satya Prakash, Dominique Shum-Tim* (2009). Microencapsulated stem cells for tissue repairing: implications in cell-based myocardial therapy. J Regenerative Medicine 4 (5): 733-745.

  71. Meenakshi Malhotra, Arun Kulamarva, Safa Sebak, Arghya Paul, Jasmine Bhathena, Maryam Mirzaei, Satya Prakash* (2009). Ultrafine chitosan nanoparticles as an efficient nucleic acid delivery system targeting neuronal cells. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy 35(6):719 – 726.

  72. Arghya Paul, Hamoudeh, M., Meenakshi Malhotra, Cynthia Elias, Dominique Shum-Tim, Satya Prakash* (2008). Viral vector based gene therapy for angiogenesis of damaged cardiac tissues: a novel approach. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology 24 Supplement SE.