Undergraduate student^, Masters student+, PhD student*, Postdoctoral researcher#, Corresponding author


29. Synthesis of Monocyte-Targeting Peptide Amphiphile Micelles for Atherosclerosis, C. Poon#, M. Sarkar^, E. J. Chung, Under review.

28. Peptide and Antibody Ligands for Renal Targeting: Nanomedicine Strategies for Kidney Disease. J. Wang*, J. J. Masehi-Lano+, and E. J. Chung, Biomaterials Science: In press. [linkFeatured on the Emerging Investigators themed issue.

27. Engineering Citric-Acid Based Porous Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration, J. J. Masehi-Lano+ and E. J. Chung, Methods in Molecular Biology: In press (book chapter).

26. Targeting Cell Adhesion Molecules with Nanoparticles Using In Vivo and Flow-Based In Vitro Models of Atherosclerosis, K. Khodabandehlou#, J. J. Masehi-Lano+, C. Poon#, J. Wang*, E. J. Chung, Experimental Biology and Medicine, 242(8): 799-812. [link]

25. Bulk and Nanoscale Polypeptide Based Polyelectrolyte Complexes, A. B. Marciel, E. J. Chung, B.K. Brettmann, L. Leon, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 239: 187-198. [link]

24. A Biodegradable Tri-component Graft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, E. J. Chung, M. J. Sugimoto, J. L. Koh, G. A. Ameer, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 11(3): 704-712. [linkFeatured on the front cover.


23. Targeting and Therapeutic Peptides in Nanomedicine for Atherosclerosis, E. J. Chung, Experimental Biology and Medicine, 241(9):891-898. [link]

22. Gadolinium-Functionalized Peptide Amphiphile Micelles for Multimodal Imaging of Atherosclerotic Lesions, S. P. Yoo, F. Pineda, J. C. Barrett, C. Poon#, M. Tirrell, E. J. Chung, ACS Omega, 1(5):996-1003. [link]

21. Self-Assembling Peptide-Based Building Blocks in Medical Applications, H. Acar, S. Srivastava, E. J. Chung, M.R. Schnorenberg, J.C. Barrett, J.L. LaBelle, M. Tirrell, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (in press). [link]

20. Peptide Amphiphile Micelles from Structure to Function. In: Handbook of Lipid Membranes, E. J. Chung, L. Leon, K. Hunt, M. Tirrell (In press, book chapter).


19. Recent Advances in Targeted, Self-Assembling Nanoparticles to Address Vascular Damage Due to Atherosclerosis, E. J. Chung, M. Tirrell, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4(16):2408-2422. [link] Featured on the front cover.

18. Biocompatibility and Characterization of a Peptide Amphiphile Hydrogel for Applications in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, K. A. Black, B. F. Lin, E. A. Wonder, S. S. Desai, E. J. Chung, B. Ulery, R. S. Katari, M. Tirrell, Tissue Engineering Part A, 21(7-8):1333-1342 (2015). [link]

17. In Vivo Biodistribution and Clearance of Peptide Amphiphile Micelles, E. J. Chung, L. B. Mlinar, M. J. Sugimoto, K. Nord, B. B. Roman, M. Tirrell, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 11 (2): 479-487 (2015). [link]

16. Monocyte-Targeting Supramolecular Micellar Assemblies: A Molecular Diagnostic Tool for Atherosclerosis, E. J. Chung, L. B. Mlinar, K. Nord, M. J. Sugimoto, E. Wonder, F. J. Alenghat, Y. Fang, M. Tirrell, Adv. Healthcare Mater., 4(3):367-376 (2015). [linkFeatured on the inside front cover.


15. Fibrin-Targeting, Peptide Amphiphile Micelles as Contrast Agents for Molecular MRI, E. J. Chung, F. Pineda, K. Nord, G Karczmar, S.-K. Lee, M. Tirrell, J. Cell Sci. Ther., 5, 181 (2014). [link]

14. Inhibition of Atherosclerosis-Promoting microRNAs via Targeted Polyelectrolyte Complex Micelles, C-H. Kuo, L. Leon, E. J. Chung, T. Sontag, R-T. Huang, C. Reardon, G. Getz, M. Tirrell, Y. Fang, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2, 8142-8153 (2014). [linkFeatured on the back cover.

13. Active Targeting of Early and Mid-Stage Atherosclerotic Plaques using Self-Assembled Peptide Amphiphile Micelles, L. Mlinar, E.J. Chung, E. Wonder, M. Tirrell, Biomaterials,35(30), 8678–8686 (2014). [link]

12. Fibrin-Binding, Peptide Amphiphile Micelles for Targeting Glioblastoma, E.J. Chung, Y. Cheng, R. Morshed, K. Nord, Y. Han, M. Wegscheid, B. Auffinger, D.A. Wainwright, M.S. Lesniak, M.V. Tirrell, Biomaterials, 35, 1249-1256 (2014). [link]

11. Investigation of Soy Protein Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications: Materials Characterization, Drug Release, and Biocompatibility, K.B. Chien, E.J. Chung, and R.N. Shah, Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 28(7), 1085-1096 (2014). [link]


10. Chapter 13: Nanomaterials in Tissue Engineering: Characterization, Fabrication and Applications. In: Nanomaterials for Cartilage Regeneration, E.J. Chung, N. Shah, and R.N. Shah (2013, book chapter).

9. Osteogenic Potential of BMP‐2‐Releasing Self‐Assembled Membranes, E.J. Chung, K.B. Chien, B.A. Aguado, and R.N. Shah, Tissue Engineering Part A, 19(23-24), 2664-2673 (2013). [link]

8. In Situ Forming Collagen‐Hyaluronic Acid Membrane Structures: Mechanism of Self‐Assembly and Applications in Regenerative Medicine, E.J. Chung, A.E. Jakus, and R.N. Shah, Acta Biomaterialia, 9(2), 5153‐5161 (2013). [link]


7. Low Pressure Foaming: A Novel Method for the Fabrication of Porous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering, E.J. Chung, M. Sugimoto, J. Koh, and G.A. Ameer, Tissue Engineering Part C, 18(2) 113‐121 (2012). [link] Featured on the front cover. 


6. The Role of Hydroxyapatite in Citric Acid‐Based Nanocomposites: Surface Characteristic, Degradation, and Osteogenicity, E.J. Chung, M. Sugimoto, and G.A. Ameer, Acta Biomaterilia, 7(11), 4057‐4063 (2011). [link]

5. Long‐Term In Vivo Response to Citric Acid‐Based Nanocomposites for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering, E.J. Chung, P. Kodali, S. Yang, W. Laskin, J. Koh, and G.A. Ameer, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22(9), 2131‐2138 (2011). [link]

4. Early Tissue Response to Citric Acid‐Based Micro‐ and Nanocomposites, E.J. Chung, H.J. Qiu, P. Kodali, S. Yang, J. Hwong, J.Koh, and G.A. Ameer, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 96A(1): 29‐37 (2011). [link]


3. Allopregnanolone Reverses Neurogenic and Cognitive Deficits in Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease, J. Wang, C. Singh, L. Liu, R. Irwin, S. Chen, E.J. Chung, R. Thompson, and R. Brinton, PNAS, 107(14) 6498‐6503 (2010). [link]

2. Advances and Applications of Biodegradable Elastomers in Regenerative Medicine, M.C. Serrano, E.J. Chung, and G.A. Ameer, Advanced Functional Materials, 20(2) 192‐208 (2010). [link]


1. Focal Adhesion and Actin Organization by a Cross‐Talk of TM4SF5 with Integrin a2 are Regulated by Serum Treatment, S.Y. Lee, T.Y. Kim, M.S. Lee, Y.B. Kim, E.J. Chung, and J.W. Lee, Experimental Cell Research, 312(16) 2983‐2999 (2006). [link]