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Basak E. Uygun, Ph.D.


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  1. R00DK088962 (UYGUN, BASAK ELIF) Dec 17, 2013 - Nov 30, 2017
    Use of Discarded Organs for Preparation of Liver Grafts
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. K99DK088962 (UYGUN, BASAK ELIF) Sep 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2013
    Use of Discarded Organs for Preparation of Liver Grafts
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01DK084053 (YARMUSH, MARTIN L) Sep 5, 2009 - Aug 31, 2021
    Recellularization of Liver Bioscaffolds
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Acun A, Oganesyan R, Uygun K, Yeh H, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Liver donor age affects hepatocyte function through age-dependent changes in decellularized liver matrix. Biomaterials. 2021 Mar; 270:120689. PMID: 33524812.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  2. Hafiz EOA, Bulutoglu B, Mansy SS, Chen Y, Abu-Taleb H, Soliman SAM, El-Hindawi AAF, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Development of liver microtissues with functional biliary ductular network. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2021 Jan; 118(1):17-29. PMID: 32856740.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  3. Bulutoglu B, Devalliere J, Deng SL, Acun A, Kelangi SS, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Tissue scaffolds functionalized with therapeutic elastin-like biopolymer particles. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2020 05; 117(5):1575-1583. PMID: 31956985.
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  4. Chen Y, Devalliere J, Bulutoglu B, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Repopulation of intrahepatic bile ducts in engineered rat liver grafts. Technology (Singap World Sci). 2019 Mar-Jun; 7(1-2):46-55. PMID: 31388515.
    Citations: 2     
  5. Bei M, Uygun BE. Editorial: On Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine of Skin and Its Appendages. Front Physiol. 2019; 10:712. PMID: 31244678.
  6. Acun A, Oganesyan R, Uygun BE. Liver Bioengineering: Promise, Pitfalls, and Hurdles to Overcome. Curr Transplant Rep. 2019 Jun; 6(2):119-126. PMID: 31289714.
    Citations: 3     
  7. Devalliere J, Chen Y, Dooley K, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Improving functional re-endothelialization of acellular liver scaffold using REDV cell-binding domain. Acta Biomater. 2018 09 15; 78:151-164. PMID: 30071351.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  8. Ciccocioppo R, Dos Santos CC, Baumgart DC, Cangemi GC, Cardinale V, Ciacci C, De Coppi P, Haldar D, Klersy C, Nostro MC, Ott M, Piemonti L, Tomei AA, Uygun B, Vetrano S, Orlando G. Proceedings of the signature series event of the international society for cellular therapy: "Advancements in cellular therapies and regenerative medicine in digestive diseases," London, United Kingdom, May 3, 2017. Cytotherapy. 2018 03; 20(3):461-476. PMID: 29398624.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Jaramillo M, Yeh H, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Decellularized human liver extracellular matrix (hDLM)-mediated hepatic differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hIPSCs). J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2018 04; 12(4):e1962-e1973. PMID: 29222839.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Chen Y, Geerts S, Jaramillo M, Uygun BE. Preparation of Decellularized Liver Scaffolds and Recellularized Liver Grafts. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1577:255-270. PMID: 28735385.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  11. Sarier M, Seyman D, Tekin S, Duman I, Uygun B, Demir M, Kukul E, Yavuz AH. Comparision of Ureteral Stent Colonization Between Deceased and Live Donor Renal Transplant Recipients. Transplant Proc. 2017 Nov; 49(9):2082-2085. PMID: 29149965.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Devalliere J, Dooley K, Hu Y, Kelangi SS, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Co-delivery of a growth factor and a tissue-protective molecule using elastin biopolymers accelerates wound healing in diabetic mice. Biomaterials. 2017 Oct; 141:149-160. PMID: 28688286.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  13. Ochando J, Charron D, Baptista PM, Uygun BE. Immune responses to bioengineered organs. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2017 Feb; 22(1):79-85. PMID: 27926545.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Uygun BE, Izamis ML, Jaramillo M, Chen Y, Price G, Ozer S, Yarmush ML. Discarded Livers Find a New Life: Engineered Liver Grafts Using Hepatocytes Recovered From Marginal Livers. Artif Organs. 2017 Jun; 41(6):579-585. PMID: 27862079.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Levy G, Habib N, Guzzardi MA, Kitsberg D, Bomze D, Ezra E, Uygun BE, Uygun K, Trippler M, Schlaak JF, Shibolet O, Sklan EH, Cohen M, Timm J, Friedman N, Nahmias Y. Nuclear receptors control pro-viral and antiviral metabolic responses to hepatitis C virus infection. Nat Chem Biol. 2016 Dec; 12(12):1037-1045. PMID: 27723751.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  16. Geerts S, Ozer S, Jaramillo M, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Nondestructive Methods for Monitoring Cell Removal During Rat Liver Decellularization. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 07; 22(7):671-8. PMID: 27169332.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  17. Dooley K, Devalliere J, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Functionalized Biopolymer Particles Enhance Performance of a Tissue-Protective Peptide under Proteolytic and Thermal Stress. Biomacromolecules. 2016 06 13; 17(6):2073-9. PMID: 27219509.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Golberg A, Bruinsma BG, Jaramillo M, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Rat liver regeneration following ablation with irreversible electroporation. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e1571. PMID: 26819842.
    Citations: 11     
  19. Li Q, Uygun BE, Geerts S, Ozer S, Scalf M, Gilpin SE, Ott HC, Yarmush ML, Smith LM, Welham NV, Frey BL. Proteomic analysis of naturally-sourced biological scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2016 Jan; 75:37-46. PMID: 26476196.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  20. Bruinsma BG, Kim Y, Berendsen TA, Ozer S, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Layer-by-layer heparinization of decellularized liver matrices to reduce thrombogenicity of tissue engineered grafts. J Clin Transl Res. 2015; 1(1). PMID: 26478914.
    Citations: 5     
  21. Bruinsma BG, Kim Y, Berendsen TA, Ozer S, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Layer-by-layer heparinization of decellularized liver matrices to reduce thrombogenicity of tissue engineered grafts. J Clin Transl Res. 2015 Jul 20; 1(1):48-56. PMID: 30873444.
    Citations: 6     
  22. Asuman Yavuz H, Tekin S, Yuksel Y, Ates I, Yucetin L, Demir M, Uygun B, Tuncer M, Demirbas A. Donors With Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Positivity. Transplant Proc. 2015 Jun; 47(5):1312-4. PMID: 26093707.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Bruinsma BG, Avruch JH, Weeder PD, Sridharan GV, Uygun BE, Karimian NG, Porte RJ, Markmann JF, Yeh H, Uygun K. Functional human liver preservation and recovery by means of subnormothermic machine perfusion. J Vis Exp. 2015 Apr 27; (98). PMID: 25938299.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Golberg A, Bruinsma BG, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Tissue heterogeneity in structure and conductivity contribute to cell survival during irreversible electroporation ablation by "electric field sinks". Sci Rep. 2015 Feb 16; 5:8485. PMID: 25684630.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  25. Berendsen TA, Bruinsma BG, Puts CF, Saeidi N, Usta OB, Uygun BE, Izamis ML, Toner M, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. Supercooling enables long-term transplantation survival following 4 days of liver preservation. Nat Med. 2014 Jul; 20(7):790-3. PMID: 24973919.
    Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  26. Liu Q, Berendsen T, Izamis ML, Uygun B, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. Perfusion defatting at subnormothermic temperatures in steatotic rat livers. Transplant Proc. 2013 Nov; 45(9):3209-13. PMID: 24182786.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  27. Izamis ML, Tolboom H, Uygun B, Berthiaume F, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. Resuscitation of ischemic donor livers with normothermic machine perfusion: a metabolic flux analysis of treatment in rats. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e69758. PMID: 23922793.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  28. Usta OB, Kim Y, Ozer S, Bruinsma BG, Lee J, Demir E, Berendsen TA, Puts CF, Izamis ML, Uygun K, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Supercooling as a viable non-freezing cell preservation method of rat hepatocytes. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e69334. PMID: 23874947.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  29. Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Engineered liver for transplantation. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2013 Oct; 24(5):893-9. PMID: 23791465.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  30. Izamis ML, Calhoun C, Uygun BE, Guzzardi MA, Price G, Luitje M, Saeidi N, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. SIMPLE MACHINE PERFUSION SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCES HEPATOCYTE YIELDS OF ISCHEMIC AND FRESH RAT LIVERS. Cell Med. 2013; 4(3):109-123. PMID: 25431743.
    Citations: 6     
  31. Uygun BE, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. Application of whole-organ tissue engineering in hepatology. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 12; 9(12):738-44. PMID: 22890112.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  32. Izamis ML, Uygun K, Sharma NS, Uygun B, Yarmush ML, Berthiaume F. Development of Metabolic Indicators of Burn Injury: Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL) and Acetoacetate Are Highly Correlated to Severity of Burn Injury in Rats. Metabolites. 2012 Jul 16; 2(3):458-78. PMID: 24957642.
    Citations: 2     
  33. Perk S, Izamis ML, Tolboom H, Uygun B, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. A fitness index for transplantation of machine-perfused cadaveric rat livers. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Jun 25; 5:325. PMID: 22731806.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  34. Perk S, Izamis ML, Tolboom H, Uygun B, Berthiaume F, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. A metabolic index of ischemic injury for perfusion-recovery of cadaveric rat livers. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e28518. PMID: 22194843.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  35. Tolboom H, Izamis ML, Sharma N, Milwid JM, Uygun B, Berthiaume F, Uygun K, Yarmush ML. Subnormothermic machine perfusion at both 20°C and 30°C recovers ischemic rat livers for successful transplantation. J Surg Res. 2012 Jun 01; 175(1):149-56. PMID: 21550058.
    Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  36. Uygun BE, Price G, Saedi N, Izamis ML, Berendsen T, Yarmush M, Uygun K. Decellularization and recellularization of whole livers. J Vis Exp. 2011 Feb 04; (48). PMID: 21339718.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  37. Izamis ML, Sharma NS, Uygun B, Bieganski R, Saeidi N, Nahmias Y, Uygun K, Yarmush ML, Berthiaume F. In situ metabolic flux analysis to quantify the liver metabolic response to experimental burn injury. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2011 Apr; 108(4):839-52. PMID: 21404258.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  38. Uygun K, Uygun B, Matthew HW, Huang Y. Optimization-based metabolic control analysis. Biotechnol Prog. 2010 Nov-Dec; 26(6):1567-79. PMID: 20967921.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  39. Uygun K, Tolboom H, Izamis ML, Uygun B, Sharma N, Yagi H, Soto-Gutierrez A, Hertl M, Berthiaume F, Yarmush ML. Diluted blood reperfusion as a model for transplantation of ischemic rat livers: alanine aminotransferase is a direct indicator of viability. Transplant Proc. 2010 Sep; 42(7):2463-7. PMID: 20832525.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  40. Uygun BE, Soto-Gutierrez A, Yagi H, Izamis ML, Guzzardi MA, Shulman C, Milwid J, Kobayashi N, Tilles A, Berthiaume F, Hertl M, Nahmias Y, Yarmush ML, Uygun K. Organ reengineering through development of a transplantable recellularized liver graft using decellularized liver matrix. Nat Med. 2010 Jul; 16(7):814-20. PMID: 20543851.
    Citations: 350     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  41. Soto-Gutierrez A, Yagi H, Uygun BE, Navarro-Alvarez N, Uygun K, Kobayashi N, Yang YG, Yarmush ML. Cell delivery: from cell transplantation to organ engineering. Cell Transplant. 2010; 19(6):655-65. PMID: 20525441.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  42. Uygun BE, Bou-Akl T, Albanna M, Matthew HW. Membrane thickness is an important variable in membrane scaffolds: Influence of chitosan membrane structure on the behavior of cells. Acta Biomater. 2010 Jun; 6(6):2126-31. PMID: 19925888.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  43. Roach KL, King KR, Uygun BE, Kohane IS, Yarmush ML, Toner M. High throughput single cell bioinformatics. Biotechnol Prog. 2009 Nov-Dec; 25(6):1772-9. PMID: 19830811.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  44. Uygun BE, Stojsih SE, Matthew HW. Effects of immobilized glycosaminoglycans on the proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Nov; 15(11):3499-512. PMID: 19456238.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  45. Izamis ML, Uygun K, Uygun B, Yarmush ML, Berthiaume F. Effects of burn injury on markers of hypermetabolism in rats. J Burn Care Res. 2009 Nov-Dec; 30(6):993-1001. PMID: 19898103.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  46. Uygun BE, Sharma N, Yarmush M. Retinal pigment epithelium differentiation of stem cells: current status and challenges. Crit Rev Biomed Eng. 2009; 37(4-5):355-75. PMID: 20528731.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  47. Song Q, Uygun B, Banerjee I, Nahmias Y, Zhang Q, Berthiaume F, Latina M, Yarmush ML. Low Power Laser Irradiation Stimulates the Proliferation of Adult Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells in Culture. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2009 Mar; 2(1):87-103. PMID: 26740823.
  48. Soto-Gutierrez A, Basma H, Navarro-Alvarez N, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML, Kobayashi N, Fox IJ. Differentiating stem cells into liver. Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev. 2008; 25:149-63. PMID: 21412354.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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