Original Research Papers (google scholar list):

36. M. Ravikumar, S. Sunil, J. Black, D. Barkauskas, A.Y. Haung, R.H. Miller, S.M. Selkirk, and J.R. Capadona*. “The Roles of Blood-derived Macrophages and Resident Microglia in the Neuroinflammatory Response to Implanted Intracortical Microelectrodes.” Biomaterials (accepted with no scientific revision).

35. J.K. Nguyen, D.J. Park, J.L. Skousen, A.E. Hess-Dunning, D.J. Tyler, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, and J.R. Capadona*. “Mechanically-Compliant Intracortical Implants Reduce the Neuroinflammatory Response.” J. Neural Eng. 2014 (accepted with minor revisions).

34. A. Hess-Dunning, L. Hsu, J.R. Capadona, C. Weder, S.J. Rowan, D.J. Tyler, and C.A. Zorman. “Mechanically-Adaptive Implantable Biosensors Using a Polymer Nanocomposite with Cotton-derived Cellulose Nanocrystals.” under revision (IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 2014 (accepted with minor revisions).

33. K.A. Potter-Baker1, M. Ravikumar1, A. Burke, W. Meador, K. Householder, A. Buck, S. Sunil, W. Stewart, J. Anna, W. Tomaszewski,J.R. Capadona*. “A Comparison of Neuroinflammation to Implanted Microelectrodes in Rat and Mouse Models.” Biomaterials, 2014, 34; 5637-5646.

32. K.A. Potter, J.K. Nguyen, K. Kovach, M. Gitomer, T.W Srail, W.G. Stewart, J.L. Skousen, J.R. Capadona*. “Development of Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic Surfaces to Reduce Accumulation of Reactive Oxygen Species for Neural Interfacing Applications” Journal of Materials Chemistry B; 2(16); 2248 DOI: 10.1039/C4TB00125G

31.  K. Kovach, J.R. Capadona, A. Sen Gupta, J. Potkay. “The Effects of Efficient Surface Modification of PDSM Microchannels on Hemocompatibility” J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A.; 2014, doi:10.1002/jbm.a.35090. (available on line)

30. K.A. Potter, M. Jorfi, K.T. Householder, E.J. Foster, C. Weder, J.R. Capadona*.“Curcumin-releasing mechanically-adaptive intracortical implants improve neuronal density and blood-brain barrier stability at the implant-tissue interface.” Acta Biomaterila; 2014, 10; 2209-2222

29. M. Ravikumar, D. Hageman, W. Tomaszewski, G. Chandra, J.L Skousen, and J.R. Capadona*. “The Effect of
Residual Bacterial Contamination on the Neuroinflammatory Response to Sterilized Intracortical Microelectrodes.” Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2014 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue, 2014,2(17); 2517-2529.

28. K.A. Potter, A. Buck, S. Sunil, M. Callanan, W.K. Self, and J.R. Capadona*. “ The Effect of Resveratrol on Neurodegeneration and Blood Brain Barrier Stability Surrounding Intracortical Microelectrodes.” Biomaterials, 2013, 34(29); 7001-7015.

27. J.D, Fox, K.A. Potter, J.R. Capadona,P.D. Marasco, and S.J. Rowan. “Bioinspired Water-enhanced Mechanical Gradient
Nanocomposite Films that Mimic the Architecture and Properties of the Squid Beak.” JACS, 135(13); 5167.

26.  A.E. Hess*, K. Potter, C.A. Zorman, and J.R. Capadona*. “ Environmentally-controlled Microtensile Testing of Mechanically-Dynamic Polymer Nanocomposites for Ex Vivo Characterization.” 2013, JoVE e50078 (doi:10.3791/50078). PMID: 23995288

25.  M. Ravikumar, S. Jain, R.H. Miller, J.R. Capadona, S.M. Selkirk. “An Organotypic Spinal Cord Slice Culture Model to Assess Neurodegeneration.” J. Neurosci Meth, 2012, 211(2); 280-288. PMID: 22975474

24. K.A. Potter, A.C. Buck, W.K. Self, J.R. Capadona. “Stab Injury and Device Implantation within the Brain Results in Inversely Multiphasic Neuroinflammatory and Neurodegenerative Responses.” J. Neural Eng. 2012, 9; 046020. PMID: 22832283

23. J. R. Capadona, D.J. Tyler, C.A. Zorman, S. J. Rowan, and C. Weder, “Mechanically Adaptive Nanocomposites for Neural Interfacing,” MRS Bulletin – Materials for Neural Interfacing. June 2012, Vol. 37(6); 557-561. 

22. K.A. Potter, J.S. Simon, B. Velagapudi, J.R. Capadona. “Reduction of autofluorescence at the microelectrode-cortical tissue interface improves antibody detection.” J. Neurosci Meth. 2012, 203(1); 96-105.  PMID: 21978484

21. J.P. Harris, J.R. Capadona, R.H. Miller, B.C. Healy, K. Shanmuganathan, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, D.J. Tyler. “Mechanically Adaptive Intracortical Implants Improve the Proximity of Neuronal Cell Bodies.” J. Neural Eng. 2011, 8; (046010). PMID: 22049097

20. J.P. Harris, A.E. Hess, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, C.A. Zorman, D.J. Tyler, J.R. Capadona. In vivo deployment of mechanically adaptive nanocomposites for intracortical microelectrodes.” J. Neural Eng. 2011, 8; (on line version: 046010). Highlights Collection for 2011. (2010 Impact Factor 2.628) PMID: 21654037

19. S. Padalkar, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, L.A. Stanciu, and R. J. Moon. “Self-Assembly and Alignment of Semiconductor Nanoparticles on Cellulose Nanocrystals.” J. Mater. Sci.  2011, 46; 5672-5679.

18. A.E. Hess, J.R. Capadona, K. Shanmuganathan, S.J Rowan, C. Weder, D.J. Tyler, C.A. Zorman. “Development of a stimuli-responsive polymer nanocomposite toward biologically-optimized, MEMS-based neural probes.” J. Micromechan.Microeng. 2011, 21; 054009.

17.A.E. Hess,K. Shanmuganathan, J.R. Capadona, L. Hsu. S.J Rowan, C. Weder, D.J. Tyler, C.A. Zorman. “Mechanical behaviour of microstructures from a chemo-responsive polymer nanocomposite based on cotton cellulose nanofibers.” MEMS 2011, Cancun, MEXICO, January 23-27, 2011; 453-456. 

16. S. Padalkar, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, Y-H. Won, L.A. Stanciu, and R.J. Moon. “Natural Biopolymers: Novel Templates for the Synthesis of Nanostructures.” Langmuir. 2010, 26(11); 8497-8502 [ISSN: 0743-7463; PMID 20143858. 

15. K. Shanmuganathan, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, and C. Weder. “Stimuli-Responsive Mechanically Adaptive Polymer Nanocomposites.” Appl. Mat. Interf. 2010, 2(1); 165-174 [ISSN: 1944-8244; PMID 20305827. 

14. S.J. Eichhorn, A. Dufresne, M. Aranguren, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, W. Thielemans, M. Roman, S. Renneckar, W. Gindl, S. Weigel, H. Yano, K. Abe, M. Nogi, A. Mangalam, J. Simonsen, A.D. Benight, A. Bismarck, L.A. Berglund. Review: “Current International Research into Cellulose Nanofibres and Nanocomposites.” J. Mater. Sci. 2010, 45(1); 1-33 [ISSN: 0022-2461].

13. K. Shanmuganathan, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, and C. Weder. “Bio-inspired mechanically-adaptive nanocomposites derived from cotton cellulose whiskers.” J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20; 180–186 [ISSN: 0959-9428].

12. K. Shanmuganathan, J.R. Capadona, S.J. Rowan, and C. Weder. “Biomimetic Mechanically Adaptive Nanocomposites.” Progr. Polym. Sci. 2010, 35; 212–222 [ISSN: 0079-6700].

11. A. Hess, J. Dunning.  J. Harris. J.R. Capadona, K. Shanmuganathan, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder, D.J. Tyler, and C. Zorman. “A bio-inspired, chemo-responsive polymer nanocomposite for mechanically dynamic microsystems.” Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Conf., 2009. TRANSDUCERS 2009. International pp 224–7.

10. J.E. Raynor, J.R. Capadona, T.A. Petrie,A.J. García, and D.M. Collard. “Polymer brushes and self-assembled monolayers: Versatile platforms to control cell adhesion to biomaterials (Review).” Biointerphases. 2009, 4(2); FA3–FA16 (Cover) [ISSN: 1559-4106; PMID 20408714].

9.  J.R. Capadona, K. Shanmuganathan, S. Trittschuh, S. Seidel, S.J. Rowan, and C. Weder. “Polymer Nanocomposites with Microcrystalline Cellulose.” Biomacromolecules. 2009, 10(4); 712–716 [ISSN: 1525-7797; PMID 19256493].

8.  J.R. Capadona, K. Shanmuganathan, D.J. Tyler, S.J. Rowan, C. Weder. “Stimuli-responsive polymer nanocomposites inspired by the sea cucumber dermis.” Science. 2008, 319(5869); 1370–1374 [ISSN: 0036-8075; PMID: 18323449].

7.  J.R. Capadona, O. van den Berg, L.A. Capadona, M. Schroeter, S.J. Rowan, D.J. Tyler, C. Weder. “A versatile approach for the processing of polymer nanocomposites with self-assembled nanofibre templates.” Nature Nanotech. 2007, 2(12); 765–769 (Cover) [ISSN: 1748-3387; PMID: 18654428].

6.  O. van den Berg, M. Schroeter, J.R. Capadona, and C. Weder. “Nanocomposites based on cellulose whiskers and (semi)conducting conjugated polymers.” J. Mater. Chem. 2007; 17(26); 2746–2753 [ISSN: 0959-9428].

5.   O. van den Berg, J.R. Capadona, and C. Weder. “Preparation of homogeneous dispersions of tunicate cellulose whiskers in organic solvents.” Biomacromolecules. 2007, 8(4): 1353–1357 [ISSN: 1525-7797; PMID: 17343361].

4.  T.A. Petrie, J.R. Capadona, C.D. Reyes, and A.J. García. “Integrin specificity and enhanced cellular activities associated with surfaces presenting a recombinant fibronectin fragment compared to RGD supports.” Biomaterials. 2006; 27(31); 5459–5470 [ISSN: 0142-9612; PMID: 16846640]. 

3.  J.R. Capadona, T.A. Petrie, K.P. Fears, R.A. Latour, D.M. Collard, and A.J. García. “Surface-nucleated assembly of fibrillar extracelluar matrices.” Adv. Mater. 2005; 17; 2604–2608 [ISSN: 0935-9648].

2.       J.R. Capadona, D.M. Collard, and A.J. García. “Fibronectin adsorption and cell adhesion to mixed monolayers of tri(ethylene glycol)- and methyl-terminated alkanethiols.” Langmuir; 2003; 19(5); 1847–1852. (Special Edition) [ISSN: 0743-7463]

1. N.D. Gallant, J.R. Capadona, A.B. Frazier, D.M. Collard, and A.J. García. “Micropatterned surfaces to engineer focal adhesions for analysis of cell adhesion strengthening.” Langmuir, 2002; 18(14); 5579–5584 [ISSN: 0743-7463].


Book Chapters:

2.   J.R. Capadona and P.D. Marasco. Chapter 33, “Brain response to neural prostheses,” Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition; Cambridge University Press, 2012 (in press).

1.  K. Potter, B. Gui, and J.R. Capadona. Chapter 3, "Biomimicry at the cell-material interface," Biomimetics - Innovation thru mimicking natures inventions; CRC Press, 2011 (in press).





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