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Ellen Tunney Roche, Ph.D.


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  1. Deng J, Yuk H, Wu J, Varela CE, Chen X, Roche ET, Guo CF, Zhao X. Electrical bioadhesive interface for bioelectronics. Nat Mater. 2020 Sep 28. PMID: 32989277.
  2. Roche ET. Minimally Invasive Delivery of Tissue Engineered Heart Valves to the Pulmonary Annulus. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2020 Aug; 5(8):829-830. PMID: 32876644.
  3. Horvath MA, Hu L, Mueller T, Hochstein J, Rosalia L, Hibbert KA, Hardin CC, Roche ET. An organosynthetic soft robotic respiratory simulator. APL Bioeng. 2020 Jun; 4(2):026108. PMID: 32566890.
  4. Duffy GP, Robinson ST, O'Connor R, Wylie R, Mauerhofer C, Bellavia G, Straino S, Cianfarani F, Mendez K, Beatty R, Levey R, O'Sullivan J, McDonough L, Kelly H, Roche ET, Dolan EB. Implantable Therapeutic Reservoir Systems for Diverse Clinical Applications in Large Animal Models. Adv Healthc Mater. 2020 06; 9(11):e2000305. PMID: 32339411.
  5. Park C, Fan Y, Hager G, Yuk H, Singh M, Rojas A, Hameed A, Saeed M, Vasilyev NV, Steele TWJ, Zhao X, Nguyen CT, Roche ET. An organosynthetic dynamic heart model with enhanced biomimicry guided by cardiac diffusion tensor imaging. Sci Robot. 2020 Jan 29; 5(38). PMID: 33022595.
  6. Yuk H, Varela CE, Nabzdyk CS, Mao X, Padera RF, Roche ET, Zhao X. Dry double-sided tape for adhesion of wet tissues and devices. Nature. 2019 11; 575(7781):169-174. PMID: 31666696.
  7. Fan Y, Ronan W, Teh I, Schneider JE, Varela CE, Whyte W, McHugh P, Leen S, Roche E. A comparison of two quasi-static computational models for assessment of intra-myocardial injection as a therapeutic strategy for heart failure. Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng. 2019 09; 35(9):e3213. PMID: 31062508.
  8. Shirazi RN, Islam S, Weafer FM, Whyte W, Varela CE, Villanyi A, Ronan W, McHugh P, Roche ET. Multiscale Experimental and Computational Modeling Approaches to Characterize Therapy Delivery to the Heart from an Implantable Epicardial Biomaterial Reservoir. Adv Healthc Mater. 2019 08; 8(16):e1900228. PMID: 31322319.
  9. Weafer FM, Duffy S, Machado I, Gunning G, Mordasini P, Roche E, McHugh PE, Gilvarry M. Characterization of strut indentation during mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke clot analogs. J Neurointerv Surg. 2019 Sep; 11(9):891-897. PMID: 30661030.
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  10. Varela CE, Fan Y, Roche ET. Optimizing Epicardial Restraint and Reinforcement Following Myocardial Infarction: Moving Towards Localized, Biomimetic, and Multitherapeutic Options. Biomimetics (Basel). 2019 Jan 17; 4(1). PMID: 31105193.
  11. Roche ET. Implanted device enables responsive bladder control. Nature. 2019 01; 565(7739):298-300. PMID: 30643302.
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  12. Whyte W, Roche ET, Varela CE, Mendez K, Islam S, O'Neill H, Weafer F, Shirazi RN, Weaver JC, Vasilyev NV, McHugh PE, Murphy B, Duffy GP, Walsh CJ, Mooney DJ. Sustained release of targeted cardiac therapy with a replenishable implanted epicardial reservoir. Nat Biomed Eng. 2018 06; 2(6):416-428. PMID: 31011199.
  13. Horvath MA, Varela CE, Dolan EB, Whyte W, Monahan DS, Payne CJ, Wamala IA, Vasilyev NV, Pigula FA, Mooney DJ, Walsh CJ, Duffy GP, Roche ET. Towards Alternative Approaches for Coupling of a Soft Robotic Sleeve to the Heart. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Oct; 46(10):1534-1547. PMID: 29766347.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  14. Wamala I, Roche ET, Pigula FA. The use of soft robotics in cardiovascular therapy. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2017 Oct; 15(10):767-774. PMID: 28817983.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  15. Payne CJ, Wamala I, Abah C, Thalhofer T, Saeed M, Bautista-Salinas D, Horvath MA, Vasilyev NV, Roche ET, Pigula FA, Walsh CJ. An Implantable Extracardiac Soft Robotic Device for the Failing Heart: Mechanical Coupling and Synchronization. Soft Robot. 2017 Sep; 4(3):241-250. PMID: 29182083.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  16. Horvath MA, Wamala I, Rytkin E, Doyle E, Payne CJ, Thalhofer T, Berra I, Solovyeva A, Saeed M, Hendren S, Roche ET, Del Nido PJ, Walsh CJ, Vasilyev NV. An Intracardiac Soft Robotic Device for Augmentation of Blood Ejection from the Failing Right Ventricle. Ann Biomed Eng. 2017 Sep; 45(9):2222-2233. PMID: 28512702.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  17. Roche ET, Horvath MA, Wamala I, Alazmani A, Song SE, Whyte W, Machaidze Z, Payne CJ, Weaver JC, Fishbein G, Kuebler J, Vasilyev NV, Mooney DJ, Pigula FA, Walsh CJ. Soft robotic sleeve supports heart function. Sci Transl Med. 2017 01 18; 9(373). PMID: 28100834.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  18. O'Neill HS, Gallagher LB, O'Sullivan J, Whyte W, Curley C, Dolan E, Hameed A, O'Dwyer J, Payne C, O'Reilly D, Ruiz-Hernandez E, Roche ET, O'Brien FJ, Cryan SA, Kelly H, Murphy B, Duffy GP. Biomaterial-Enhanced Cell and Drug Delivery: Lessons Learned in the Cardiac Field and Future Perspectives. . 2016 Jul; 28(27):5648-61. PMID: 26840955.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    
  19. Cezar CA, Roche ET, Vandenburgh HH, Duda GN, Walsh CJ, Mooney DJ. Biologic-free mechanically induced muscle regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 09; 113(6):1534-9. PMID: 26811474.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  20. Roche ET, Fabozzo A, Lee Y, Polygerinos P, Friehs I, Schuster L, Whyte W, Casar Berazaluce AM, Bueno A, Lang N, Pereira MJ, Feins E, Wasserman S, O'Cearbhaill ED, Vasilyev NV, Mooney DJ, Karp JM, Del Nido PJ, Walsh CJ. A light-reflecting balloon catheter for atraumatic tissue defect repair. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Sep 23; 7(306):306ra149. PMID: 26400910.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  21. Hastings CL, Roche ET, Ruiz-Hernandez E, Schenke-Layland K, Walsh CJ, Duffy GP. Drug and cell delivery for cardiac regeneration. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2015 Apr; 84:85-106. PMID: 25172834.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Roche ET, Hastings CL, Lewin SA, Shvartsman D, Brudno Y, Vasilyev NV, O'Brien FJ, Walsh CJ, Duffy GP, Mooney DJ. Comparison of biomaterial delivery vehicles for improving acute retention of stem cells in the infarcted heart. Biomaterials. 2014 Aug; 35(25):6850-6858. PMID: 24862441.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  23. Roche ET, Wohlfarth R, Overvelde JT, Vasilyev NV, Pigula FA, Mooney DJ, Bertoldi K, Walsh CJ. A bioinspired soft actuated material. . 2014 Feb 26; 26(8):1200-6. PMID: 24227698.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  24. O'Flynn PM, Roche ET, Pandit AS. Generating an ex vivo vascular model. ASAIO J. 2005 Jul-Aug; 51(4):426-33. PMID: 16156309.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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