Selected Publications

Recent Peer-reviewed Manuscripts (ORCID: 0000-0002-6184-3103):

 

Affiliated with Rutgers University (2019-Present):

Vazquez, M., 'Teaching tips to enrich remote student engagement in transport phenomena using a hybrid teaching and assessment model,' Biomedical Engineering Education (Accepted 07.2020)

Pena, J.S.; Vazquez, M., 'Characterization of VEGF-EGFR interaction in Müller glia to evaluate migration within controlled microenvironments,' Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2020; 61(7):695

Mut, S.; Pena, J.S.; Vazquez, M.,'An Ex Vivo Eye Facsimile System (EVES) to evaluate transplantation strategies for cell replacement therapy,' Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2020; 61(7):795

 

Pena, J.S.; Vazquez, M., 'VEGF upregulates EGFR expression to stimulate chemotactic behaviors in Müller glia,' Brain Sci 2020, 10(6), 330https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32485834

Zhang S., Markey M., Pena D.C., Venkatesh V., Vazquez, M., ‘A micro-optic stalk to evaluate the collective migration of retinal neuroblasts,’ Micromachines (Basel). 2020 Mar 31;11(4).https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32244321

Singh, T.; Robles, DR.; Vazquez, M., 'Neuronal substrates alter the migratory responses of non-myelinating Schwann cells to controlled BDNF gradients,' Journal of Tissue Eng Regen Med.  2020 Apr;14(4):609-621. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32080982

McCutcheon S.; Majeska, R.; Spray, D.; Schaffler, M.B.; Vazquez, M., 'Apoptotic osteocytes induce RANKL production in bystanders via purinergic signaling and activation of pannexin channels,'  J Bone Miner Res. 2020 May;35(5):966-977. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31910292

Pena C.; Zhang, S.; Markey, M..; Venkatesh, T.; Vazquez, M., 'Collective behaviors of Drosophila-derived retinal progenitors in controlled microenvironments,' PLoSOne 2019 Dec 13;14, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31835272/

Pena C.; Zhang, S.; Majeska, R.; Venkatesh, T.; Vazquez, M., 'Invertebrate retinal progenitors as regenerative models in a microfluidic system,' Cells. 2019 Oct 22;8(10). https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31652654/

Vazquez, M., 'Electro-chemotactic stimuli for cell replacement therapy in neurosensory retina,' Neural Regen Res. 2020 Mar;15(3):450-452. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31571654

Peña JS.; Robles D.; Zhang S.; Vazquez M., 'A Milled Microdevice to Advance Glia-Mediated Therapies in the Adult Nervous System,' Micromachines (Basel). 2019 Jul 31;10(8).  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31370352

Mishra, S.; Pena, J.; Redenti, S.; Vazquez, M., 'A novel electro-chemotactic approach to impact the directional migration of transplantable retinal progenitor cells,' Exp Eye Res 2019, Aug;185:107688  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31185219

Singh T.; Vazquez, M.; Time-Dependent Addition of Neuronal and Schwann Cells Increase Myotube Viability and Length in An In Vitro Tri-Culture Model of the Neuromuscular Junction,' Regen Eng and Transl Med 2019  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40883-019-00095-5

Pena J.; Vazquez, M., 'Reducing health disparities in adult vision loss via interfaces with emerging technology,' Nature Eye 2019, Apr;33(4):532-533.   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30518973

Other Recent Publications:

Pena J.; Dulger N.; Redenti, S.; Majeska R.; Vazquez, M., ‘Controlled microenvironments to evaluate chemotactic properties of cultured Muller glia,' Exp Eye Res 2018 May 19;173:129-137.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29753729

Vazquez M., ‘Engaging Biomedical Engineering in Health Disparities Challenges,’J Community Med Health Educ 2018, 8: 595.   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31223515

Thakur A., Mishra S., Pena J., Zhou J., Redenti S., Majeska R., Vazquez, M., ‘Collective adhesion and displacement of retinal progenitor cells upon extracellular matrix substrates of transplantable biomaterials,’ J. Tissue Eng. (2018) Vol. 9: 1–14.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29344334

Mishra S.; Vazquez, M., ‘A Gal-MµS device to evaluate cell migratory response to combined galvano-chemotactic fields,' Biosensors (Basel) 2017 Nov 21;7(4).   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29160793

Vazquez M.; Marte O.; Barba J.; Hubbard K.; 'An approach to integrating health disparities within undergraduate biomedical engineering education,' Ann Biomed. Eng. 2017 Nov;45(11):2703-2715.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28849321

McCutcheon S.; Majeska R.; Schaffler M.B.; Vazquez M., 'A multiscale fluidic device for the study of dendrite-mediated cell to cell communication.' Biomed Microdevices, 2017 Aug 8;19(3): 71.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28791515

Unachukwu, U.; Warren, A.; Zhou, J.;, Li, Z.;  Mishra, S.; Sauane, M.; Lim, H.; Vazquez, M.;  Redenti, S.; ‘Predicted molecular signaling guiding photoreceptor precursor cell migration following transplantation into damaged retina,’ Nature Scientific Reports 2016 Mar 3;6:22392 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26935401

McCutcheon S.; Unachukwu U.; Thakur A.; Majeska R.; Redenti S.' Vazquez M., ‘In Vitro Formation of Neuroclusters in Microfluidic Devices and Cell Migration as a Function of Stromal-Derived Growth Factor 1 Gradients.’ Cell Adh Migr. 2016 Jan 8:0. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26744909

Beck C.;, Singh T.; Farooqi A.; Venkatesh T.; Vazquez M., ‘Controlled microfluidics to examine growth-factor induced migration of neural progenitors in the Drosophila visual system,’ J Neurosci Methods. 2015 Dec 29;262:32-40. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26738658

Mishra S.; Thakur A.; Redenti S.; Vazquez M., A model microfluidics-based system for the human and mouse retina,’ Biomed Microdevices. 2015 Dec;17(6):107     https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26475458

Rico-Valera J.; Singh T.; McCutcheon S.; Vazquez M.,’EGF as a therapeutic target for medulloblastoma metastasis,’ Cell Mol Bioeng 2015 July 1; Volume 3, Issue 2, pp323. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2015 Dec;8(4):553-565 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26594253

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