Ren-Ke Li - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
Area:
Medicine and Surgery, Cell Biology, Animal Physiology Biology

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2019 Li J, Li SH, Dong J, Alibhai FJ, Zhang C, Shao ZB, Song HF, He S, Yin WJ, Wu J, Weisel RD, Liu SM, Li RK. Long-term repopulation of aged bone marrow stem cells using young Sca-1 cells promotes aged heart rejuvenation. Aging Cell. e13026. PMID 31385396 DOI: 10.1111/acel.13026  0.4
2019 Romagnuolo R, Masoudpour H, Porta-Sánchez A, Qiang B, Barry J, Laskary A, Qi X, Massé S, Magtibay K, Kawajiri H, Wu J, Valdman Sadikov T, Rothberg J, Panchalingam KM, Titus E, ... Li RK, et al. Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes Regenerate the Infarcted Pig Heart but Induce Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Stem Cell Reports. PMID 31056479 DOI: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2019.04.005  0.32
2019 Yin W, Guo J, Zhang C, Alibhai FJ, Li SH, Billia P, Wu J, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Li RK. Knockout of Canopy 2 activates p16 pathway to impair cardiac repair. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. PMID 31047986 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2019.04.018  0.4
2019 Tobin SW, Alibhai FJ, Lee MM, Yeganeh A, Wu J, Li SH, Guo J, Tsang K, Tumiati L, Rocha R, Butany J, Yau TM, Ouzounian M, David TE, Weisel RD, ... Li RK, et al. Novel mediators of aneurysm progression in bicuspid aortic valve disease. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. PMID 31047984 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2019.04.022  0.4
2018 Shao Z, Wu J, Du G, Song H, Li SH, He S, Li J, Wu J, Weisel RD, Yuan H, Li RK. Young bone marrow Sca-1 cells protect aged retina from ischaemia-reperfusion injury through activation of FGF2. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. PMID 30255622 DOI: 10.1111/jcmm.13905  0.4
2018 Alibhai FJ, Tobin SW, Yeganeh A, Weisel RD, Li RK. Emerging Roles of Extracellular Vesicles in Cardiac Repair and Rejuvenation. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. PMID 29949381 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00100.2018  0.4
2018 Cui Z, Ni NC, Wu J, Du GQ, He S, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Sung HW, Li RK. Polypyrrole-chitosan conductive biomaterial synchronizes cardiomyocyte contraction and improves myocardial electrical impulse propagation. Theranostics. 8: 2752-2764. PMID 29774073 DOI: 10.7150/thno.22599  0.4
2018 Li J, Li SH, Wu J, Weisel RD, Yao A, Stanford WL, Liu SM, Li RK. Young Bone Marrow Sca-1 Cells Rejuvenate the Aged Heart by Promoting Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition. Theranostics. 8: 1766-1781. PMID 29556355 DOI: 10.7150/thno.22788  0.4
2017 Wu J, Li RK. Ultrasound-targeted microbubble destruction in gene therapy: A new tool to cure human diseases. Genes & Diseases. 4: 64-74. PMID 30258909 DOI: 10.1016/j.gendis.2016.08.001  0.32
2017 Song HF, He S, Li SH, Yin WJ, Wu J, Guo J, Shao ZB, Zhai XY, Gong H, Lu L, Wei F, Weisel RD, Xie J, Li RK. Aged Human Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Can Be Rejuvenated by Neuron-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Improve Heart Function After Injury. Jacc. Basic to Translational Science. 2: 702-716. PMID 30062183 DOI: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2017.07.014  0.4
2017 He S, Song H, Wu J, Li SH, Weisel RD, Sung HW, Li J, Li RK. Preservation of conductive propagation after surgical repair of cardiac defects with a bio-engineered conductive patch. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Official Publication of the International Society For Heart Transplantation. PMID 29397284 DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2017.12.011  0.4
2017 Montgomery M, Ahadian S, Davenport Huyer L, Lo Rito M, Civitarese RA, Vanderlaan RD, Wu J, Reis LA, Momen A, Akbari S, Pahnke A, Li RK, Caldarone CA, Radisic M. Flexible shape-memory scaffold for minimally invasive delivery of functional tissues. Nature Materials. PMID 28805824 DOI: 10.1038/nmat4956  0.32
2017 Tobin SW, Li SH, Li J, Wu J, Yeganeh A, Yu P, Weisel RD, Li RK. Dual roles for bone marrow-derived Sca-1 cells in cardiac function. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. PMID 28336524 DOI: 10.1096/fj.201601363RR  0.4
2017 Li SH, Sun L, Yang L, Li J, Shao Z, Du GQ, Wu J, Weisel RD, Li RK. Young Bone-Marrow Sca-1(+) Stem Cells Rejuvenate the Aged Heart and Improve Function after Injury through PDGFRβ-Akt pathway. Scientific Reports. 7: 41756. PMID 28139736 DOI: 10.1038/srep41756  0.4
2017 Du GQ, Shao ZB, Wu J, Yin WJ, Li SH, Wu J, Weisel RD, Tian JW, Li RK. Targeted myocardial delivery of GDF11 gene rejuvenates the aged mouse heart and enhances myocardial regeneration after ischemia-reperfusion injury. Basic Research in Cardiology. 112: 7. PMID 28004242 DOI: 10.1007/s00395-016-0593-y  0.4
2016 Iijima M, Aubin H, Steinbrink M, Schiffer F, Assmann A, Weisel RD, Matsui Y, Li RK, Lichtenberg A, Akhyari P. Bio-active coating of decellularized vascular grafts with a temperature-sensitive VEGF-conjugated hydrogel accelerates autologous endothelialization in vivo. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. PMID 27689942 DOI: 10.1002/term.2321  0.4
2016 Noiseux N, Mansour S, Weisel R, Stevens LM, Der Sarkissian S, Tsang K, Crean AM, Larose E, Li SH, Wintersperger B, Vu MQ, Prieto I, Li RK, Roy DC, Yau TM. The IMPACT-CABG trial: A multicenter, randomized clinical trial of CD133(+) stem cell therapy during coronary artery bypass grafting for ischemic cardiomyopathy. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. PMID 27665225 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.07.067  0.36
2016 Rodness J, Mihic A, Miyagi Y, Wu J, Weisel RD, Li RK. VEGF-loaded microsphere patch for local protein delivery to the ischemic heart. Acta Biomaterialia. PMID 27619839 DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.09.009  0.4
2016 Wu J, Song HF, Li SH, Guo J, Tsang K, Tumiati L, Butany J, Yau TM, Ouzounian M, Fu S, David TE, Weisel RD, Li RK. Progressive Aortic Dilation Is Regulated by miR-17-Associated miRNAs. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 67: 2965-77. PMID 27339495 DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.04.027  0.4
2016 Huang XP, Ludke A, Dhingra S, Guo J, Sun Z, Zhang L, Weisel RD, Li RK. Class II transactivator knockdown limits major histocompatibility complex II expression, diminishes immune rejection, and improves survival of allogeneic bone marrow stem cells in the infarcted heart. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. PMID 27221978 DOI: 10.1096/fj.201600331R  0.4
2016 Nazari M, Ni NC, Ludke A, Li SH, Guo J, Weisel RD, Li RK. Mast cells promote proliferation and migration and inhibit differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells through PDGF. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. PMID 26996757 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2016.03.007  0.4
2016 Zhang YN, Xie BD, Sun L, Chen W, Jiang SL, Liu W, Bian F, Tian H, Li RK. Phenotypic switching of vascular smooth muscle cells in the 'normal region' of aorta from atherosclerosis patients is regulated by miR-145. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. PMID 26992033 DOI: 10.1111/jcmm.12825  0.32
2016 Ni NC, Jin CS, Cui L, Shao Z, Wu J, Li SH, Weisel RD, Zheng G, Li RK. Non-invasive Macrophage Tracking Using Novel Porphysome Nanoparticles in the Post-myocardial Infarction Murine Heart. Molecular Imaging and Biology : Mib : the Official Publication of the Academy of Molecular Imaging. PMID 26728161 DOI: 10.1007/s11307-015-0922-9  0.4
2015 Hatta K, Zhang Y, Wu J, Sun Z, Weisel RD, Li RK. Uterine-derived CD11b cells significantly increase vasculogenesis and promote myocardial healing in ischemic cardiomyopathy. Cell Transplantation. PMID 26623732 DOI: 10.3727/096368915X690206  0.4
2015 Shao Z, Nazari M, Guo L, Li SH, Sun J, Liu SM, Yuan HP, Weisel RD, Li RK. The cardiac repair benefits of inflammation do not persist: evidence from mast cell implantation. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. PMID 26471858 DOI: 10.1111/jcmm.12703  0.32
2015 Mihic A, Cui Z, Wu J, Vlacic G, Miyagi Y, Li SH, Lu S, Sung HW, Weisel RD, Li RK. A Conductive Polymer Hydrogel Supports Cell Electrical Signaling and Improves Cardiac Function After Implantation into Myocardial Infarct. Circulation. 132: 772-84. PMID 26304669 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.014937  0.4
2015 Guo J, Mihic A, Wu J, Zhang Y, Singh K, Dhingra S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Canopy 2 attenuates the transition from compensatory hypertrophy to dilated heart failure in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. European Heart Journal. PMID 26160001 DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv294  0.4
2015 Noyan H, El-Mounayri O, Isserlin R, Arab S, Momen A, Cheng HS, Wu J, Afroze T, Li RK, Fish JE, Bader GD, Husain M. Cardioprotective Signature of Short-Term Caloric Restriction. Plos One. 10: e0130658. PMID 26098549 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130658  0.32
2015 Cheng H, Li H, Bu Z, Zhang Q, Bai B, Zhao H, Li RK, Zhang T, Xie J. Functional variant in methionine synthase reductase intron-1 is associated with pleiotropic congenital malformations. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. PMID 26045171 DOI: 10.1007/s11010-015-2453-8  0.32
2015 Jahng JW, Turdi S, Kovacevic V, Dadson K, Li RK, Sweeney G. Pressure Overload-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction in Aged Male Adiponectin Knockout Mice Is Associated With Autophagy Deficiency. Endocrinology. 156: 2667-77. PMID 25961840 DOI: 10.1210/en.2015-1162  0.32
2015 Ludke A, Wu J, Nazari M, Hatta K, Shao Z, Li SH, Song H, Ni NC, Weisel RD, Li RK. Uterine-derived progenitor cells are immunoprivileged and effectively improve cardiac regeneration when used for cell therapy. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 84: 116-28. PMID 25939780 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2015.04.019  0.4
2015 Reis LA, Chiu LL, Wu J, Feric N, Laschinger C, Momen A, Li RK, Radisic M. Hydrogels with integrin-binding angiopoietin-1-derived peptide, QHREDGS, for treatment of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. Heart Failure. 8: 333-41. PMID 25632037 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001881  0.32
2015 Guo J, Zhang Y, Mihic A, Li SH, Sun Z, Shao Z, Wu J, Weisel RD, Li RK. A secreted protein (Canopy 2, CNPY2) enhances angiogenesis and promotes smooth muscle cell migration and proliferation. Cardiovascular Research. 105: 383-93. PMID 25589425 DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvv010  0.4
2015 Sun Z, Wu J, Li SH, Zhang Y, Xaymardan M, Wen XY, Weisel RD, Keating A, Li RK. Uterine-derived stem cells reconstitute the bone marrow of irradiated mice. Stem Cells and Development. 24: 938-47. PMID 25434698 DOI: 10.1089/scd.2014.0478  0.32
2015 Dhingra S, Wu J, Li SH, Guo J, Huang XP, Mihic A, Hu J, Weisel RD, Li RK. Modulation of Alloimmune Responses by Interleukin-10 Prevents Rejection of Implanted Allogeneic Smooth Muscle Cells and Restores Postinfarction Ventricular Function. Cell Transplantation. 24: 1013-29. PMID 24784322 DOI: 10.3727/096368914X681036  0.4
2014 Prowse AB, Timmins NE, Yau TM, Li RK, Weisel RD, Keller G, Zandstra PW. Transforming the promise of pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes to a therapy: challenges and solutions for clinical trials. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 30: 1335-49. PMID 25442434 DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.08.005  0.32
2014 Hatta K, Guo J, Ludke A, Dhingra S, Singh K, Huang ML, Weisel RD, Li RK. Expression of CNPY2 in mouse tissues: quantification and localization. Plos One. 9: e111370. PMID 25393402 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111370  0.4
2014 Witty AD, Mihic A, Tam RY, Fisher SA, Mikryukov A, Shoichet MS, Li RK, Kattman SJ, Keller G. Generation of the epicardial lineage from human pluripotent stem cells. Nature Biotechnology. 32: 1026-35. PMID 25240927 DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3002  0.32
2014 Ludke A, Li RK, Weisel RD. The rejuvenation of aged stem cells for cardiac repair. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 30: 1299-306. PMID 25092405 DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.03.021  0.4
2014 Dhingra S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Synthesis of aliphatic polyester hydrogel for cardiac tissue engineering. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1181: 51-9. PMID 25070326 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1047-2_5  0.32
2014 Ni NC, Li RK, Weisel RD. The promise and challenges of cardiac stem cell therapy. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 26: 44-52. PMID 24952757 DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2014.03.001  0.32
2014 Wang HB, Yang L, Wu J, Sun L, Wu J, Tian H, Weisel RD, Li RK. Reduced ischemic injury after stroke in mice by angiogenic gene delivery via ultrasound-targeted microbubble destruction. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 73: 548-58. PMID 24806305 DOI: 10.1097/NEN.0000000000000077  0.4
2014 Zhang L, Chen X, Sharma P, Moon M, Sheftel AD, Dawood F, Nghiem MP, Wu J, Li RK, Gramolini AO, Sorensen PH, Penninger JM, Brumell JH, Liu PP. HACE1-dependent protein degradation provides cardiac protection in response to haemodynamic stress. Nature Communications. 5: 3430. PMID 24614889 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4430  0.32
2014 Mihic A, Li J, Miyagi Y, Gagliardi M, Li SH, Zu J, Weisel RD, Keller G, Li RK. The effect of cyclic stretch on maturation and 3D tissue formation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. Biomaterials. 35: 2798-808. PMID 24424206 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.12.052  0.4
2014 Yan P, Chen KJ, Wu J, Sun L, Sung HW, Weisel RD, Xie J, Li RK. The use of MMP2 antibody-conjugated cationic microbubble to target the ischemic myocardium, enhance Timp3 gene transfection and improve cardiac function. Biomaterials. 35: 1063-73. PMID 24169002 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.10.043  0.4
2014 Wang YS, Li SH, Guo J, Mihic A, Wu J, Sun L, Davis K, Weisel RD, Li RK. Role of miR-145 in cardiac myofibroblast differentiation. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 66: 94-105. PMID 24001939 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2013.08.007  0.4
2013 Dhingra S, Li P, Huang XP, Guo J, Wu J, Mihic A, Li SH, Zang WF, Shen D, Weisel RD, Singal PK, Li RK. Preserving prostaglandin E2 level prevents rejection of implanted allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells and restores postinfarction ventricular function. Circulation. 128: S69-78. PMID 24030423 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000324  0.4
2013 Li SH, Guo J, Wu J, Sun Z, Han M, Shan SW, Deng Z, Yang BB, Weisel RD, Li RK. miR-17 targets tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 and 2 to modulate cardiac matrix remodeling. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. 27: 4254-65. PMID 23825222 DOI: 10.1096/fj.13-231688  0.32
2013 Li P, Li SH, Wu J, Zang WF, Dhingra S, Sun L, Weisel RD, Li RK. Interleukin-6 downregulation with mesenchymal stem cell differentiation results in loss of immunoprivilege. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 17: 1136-45. PMID 23802625 DOI: 10.1111/jcmm.12092  0.4
2013 Wu S, Shang H, Cui L, Zhang Z, Zhang Y, Li Y, Wu J, Li RK, Xie J. Targeted blockade of interleukin-8 abrogates its promotion of cervical cancer growth and metastasis. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 375: 69-79. PMID 23247723 DOI: 10.1007/s11010-012-1529-y  0.32
2013 Sun L, Huang CW, Wu J, Chen KJ, Li SH, Weisel RD, Rakowski H, Sung HW, Li RK. The use of cationic microbubbles to improve ultrasound-targeted gene delivery to the ischemic myocardium. Biomaterials. 34: 2107-16. PMID 23245332 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.11.041  0.4
2013 Noyan-Ashraf MH, Shikatani EA, Schuiki I, Mukovozov I, Wu J, Li RK, Volchuk A, Robinson LA, Billia F, Drucker DJ, Husain M. A glucagon-like peptide-1 analog reverses the molecular pathology and cardiac dysfunction of a mouse model of obesity. Circulation. 127: 74-85. PMID 23186644 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.091215  0.32
2013 Li SH, Sun Z, Brunt KR, Shi X, Chen MS, Weisel RD, Li RK. Reconstitution of aged bone marrow with young cells repopulates cardiac-resident bone marrow-derived progenitor cells and prevents cardiac dysfunction after a myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal. 34: 1157-67. PMID 22507976 DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs072  0.4
2012 Kang K, Sun L, Xiao Y, Li SH, Wu J, Guo J, Jiang SL, Yang L, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Radisic M, Li RK. Aged human cells rejuvenated by cytokine enhancement of biomaterials for surgical ventricular restoration. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 60: 2237-49. PMID 23153846 DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.08.985  0.32
2012 Brunt KR, Zhang Y, Mihic A, Li M, Li SH, Xue P, Zhang W, Basmaji S, Tsang K, Weisel RD, Yau TM, Li RK. Role of WNT/β-catenin signaling in rejuvenating myogenic differentiation of aged mesenchymal stem cells from cardiac patients. The American Journal of Pathology. 181: 2067-78. PMID 23026201 DOI: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2012.08.021  0.4
2012 Sun Z, Lee CJ, Mejia-Guerrero S, Zhang Y, Higuchi K, Li RK, Medin JA. Neonatal transfer of membrane-bound stem cell factor improves survival and heart function in aged mice after myocardial ischemia. Human Gene Therapy. 23: 1280-9. PMID 22998370 DOI: 10.1089/hum.2012.063  0.32
2012 Yang WJ, Li SH, Weisel RD, Liu SM, Li RK. Cell fusion contributes to the rescue of apoptotic cardiomyocytes by bone marrow cells. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 16: 3085-95. PMID 22805279 DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2012.01600.x  0.4
2012 Brunt KR, Wu J, Chen Z, Poeckel D, Dercho RA, Melo LG, Funk CD, Ward CA, Li RK. Ex vivo Akt/HO-1 gene therapy to human endothelial progenitor cells enhances myocardial infarction recovery. Cell Transplantation. 21: 1443-61. PMID 22776314 DOI: 10.3727/096368912X653002  0.32
2012 Hatta K, Huang ML, Weisel RD, Li RK. Culture of rat endometrial telocytes. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 16: 1392-6. PMID 22551155 DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2012.01583.x  0.4
2012 Xaymardan M, Sun Z, Hatta K, Tsukashita M, Konecny F, Weisel RD, Li RK. Uterine cells are recruited to the infarcted heart and improve cardiac outcomes in female rats. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 52: 1265-73. PMID 22446160 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2012.03.002  0.4
2012 Li SH, Sun Z, Guo L, Han M, Wood MF, Ghosh N, Vitkin IA, Weisel RD, Li RK. Elastin overexpression by cell-based gene therapy preserves matrix and prevents cardiac dilation. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 16: 2429-39. PMID 22435995 DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2012.01560.x  0.4
2012 Brunt KR, Weisel RD, Li RK. Stem cells and regenerative medicine - future perspectives. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 90: 327-35. PMID 22401558 DOI: 10.1139/y2012-007  0.4
2012 Tian H, Huang ML, Liu KY, Jia ZB, Sun L, Jiang SL, Liu W, McDonald Kinkaid HY, Wu J, Li RK. Inhibiting matrix metalloproteinase by cell-based timp-3 gene transfer effectively treats acute and chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy. Cell Transplantation. 21: 1039-53. PMID 21944319 DOI: 10.3727/096368911X601000  0.36
2011 Fujii H, Li SH, Wu J, Miyagi Y, Yau TM, Rakowski H, Egashira K, Guo J, Weisel RD, Li RK. Repeated and targeted transfer of angiogenic plasmids into the infarcted rat heart via ultrasound targeted microbubble destruction enhances cardiac repair. European Heart Journal. 32: 2075-84. PMID 21196445 DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehq475  0.4
2011 Miyagi Y, Chiu LL, Cimini M, Weisel RD, Radisic M, Li RK. Biodegradable collagen patch with covalently immobilized VEGF for myocardial repair. Biomaterials. 32: 1280-90. PMID 21035179 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.10.007  0.32
2011 Wu J, Zeng F, Huang XP, Chung JC, Konecny F, Weisel RD, Li RK. Infarct stabilization and cardiac repair with a VEGF-conjugated, injectable hydrogel. Biomaterials. 32: 579-86. PMID 20932570 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.08.098  0.4
2011 Wallenburg MA, Wu J, Li RK, Vitkin IA. Two-photon microscopy of healthy, infarcted and stem-cell treated regenerating heart. Journal of Biophotonics. 4: 297-304. PMID 20827682 DOI: 10.1002/jbio.201000059  0.32
2011 Chiu LL, Weisel RD, Li RK, Radisic M. Defining conditions for covalent immobilization of angiogenic growth factors onto scaffolds for tissue engineering. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 5: 69-84. PMID 20717888 DOI: 10.1002/term.292  0.32
2011 Wang W, Li W, Ou L, Flick E, Mark P, Nesselmann C, Lux CA, Gatzen HH, Kaminski A, Liebold A, Lützow K, Lendlein A, Li RK, Steinhoff G, Ma N. Polyethylenimine-mediated gene delivery into human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells from patients. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 15: 1989-98. PMID 20629995 DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2010.01130.x  0.32
2011 Ou L, Li W, Zhang Y, Wang W, Liu J, Sorg H, Furlani D, Gäbel R, Mark P, Klopsch C, Wang L, Lützow K, Lendlein A, Wagner K, Klee D, ... ... Li RK, et al. Intracardiac injection of matrigel induces stem cell recruitment and improves cardiac functions in a rat myocardial infarction model. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 15: 1310-8. PMID 20477905 DOI: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2010.01086.x  0.32
2010 Dhingra S, Huang XP, Li RK. Challenges in allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell-mediated cardiac repair. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 20: 263-8. PMID 22433652 DOI: 10.1016/j.tcm.2011.12.002  0.32
2010 Huang XP, Sun Z, Miyagi Y, McDonald Kinkaid H, Zhang L, Weisel RD, Li RK. Differentiation of allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells induces immunogenicity and limits their long-term benefits for myocardial repair. Circulation. 122: 2419-29. PMID 21098445 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.955971  0.4
2010 Wood MF, Ghosh N, Wallenburg MA, Li SH, Weisel RD, Wilson BC, Li RK, Vitkin IA. Polarization birefringence measurements for characterizing the myocardium, including healthy, infarcted, and stem-cell-regenerated tissues. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 15: 047009. PMID 20799840 DOI: 10.1117/1.3469844  0.32
2010 Miyagi Y, Zeng F, Huang XP, Foltz WD, Wu J, Mihic A, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Li RK. Surgical ventricular restoration with a cell- and cytokine-seeded biodegradable scaffold. Biomaterials. 31: 7684-94. PMID 20659765 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.06.048  0.32
2010 Sun Z, Zhang Y, Brunt KR, Wu J, Li SH, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Keating A, Li RK. An adult uterine hemangioblast: evidence for extramedullary self-renewal and clonal bilineage potential. Blood. 116: 2932-41. PMID 20606165 DOI: 10.1182/blood-2010-01-266882  0.4
2010 Pang Q, Zu JW, Siu GM, Li RK. Design and development of a novel biostretch apparatus for tissue engineering Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 132. PMID 20524751 DOI: 10.1115/1.3005154  0.32
2010 Guo J, Li RK, Weisel RD. Back to the bench: The rejuvenation of stem cell therapy--the therapeutic potential of CD133(+) progenitor cells. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139: 1369-70. PMID 20400122 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.12.002  0.4
2010 Kinkaid HY, Huang XP, Li RK, Weisel RD. What's new in cardiac cell therapy? Allogeneic bone marrow stromal cells as "universal donor cells". Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 25: 359-66. PMID 20149011 DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2009.00984.x  0.4
2010 He XQ, Chen MS, Li SH, Liu SM, Zhong Y, McDonald Kinkaid HY, Lu WY, Weisel RD, Li RK. Co-culture with cardiomyocytes enhanced the myogenic conversion of mesenchymal stromal cells in a dose-dependent manner. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 339: 89-98. PMID 20063193 DOI: 10.1007/s11010-009-0372-2  0.4
2010 Zhuo Y, Li SH, Chen MS, Wu J, Kinkaid HY, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Aging impairs the angiogenic response to ischemic injury and the activity of implanted cells: combined consequences for cell therapy in older recipients. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139: 1286-94, 1294.e1-2. PMID 19931095 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.08.052  0.4
2009 Wang P, Wang Q, Sun J, Wu J, Li H, Zhang N, Huang Y, Su B, Li RK, Liu L, Zhang Y, Elsholtz HP, Hu J, Gaisano HY, Jin T. POU homeodomain protein Oct-1 functions as a sensor for cyclic AMP. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284: 26456-65. PMID 19617623 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M109.030668  0.32
2009 Fujii H, Sun Z, Li SH, Wu J, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Rakowski H, Lindner J, Li RK. Ultrasound-targeted gene delivery induces angiogenesis after a myocardial infarction in mice. Jacc. Cardiovascular Imaging. 2: 869-79. PMID 19608138 DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.04.008  0.4
2009 Xaymardan M, Cimini M, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Lu WY, Martin U, Harvey RP, Li RK. c-Kit function is necessary for in vitro myogenic differentiation of bone marrow hematopoietic cells. Stem Cells (Dayton, Ohio). 27: 1911-20. PMID 19544423 DOI: 10.1002/stem.106  0.4
2009 Wu J, Zeng F, Weisel RD, Li RK. Stem cells for cardiac regeneration by cell therapy and myocardial tissue engineering. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. 114: 107-28. PMID 19543706 DOI: 10.1007/10_2008_37  0.4
2009 Li SH, Lai TY, Sun Z, Han M, Moriyama E, Wilson B, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Yau T, Wu JC, Li RK. Tracking cardiac engraftment and distribution of implanted bone marrow cells: Comparing intra-aortic, intravenous, and intramyocardial delivery. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137: 1225-33.e1. PMID 19379996 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.11.001  0.4
2009 Ghosh N, Wood MF, Li SH, Weisel RD, Wilson BC, Li RK, Vitkin IA. Mueller matrix decomposition for polarized light assessment of biological tissues. Journal of Biophotonics. 2: 145-56. PMID 19343695 DOI: 10.1002/jbio.200810040  0.4
2009 Angoulvant D, Fazel S, Weisel RD, Lai TY, Fedak PW, Chen L, Rafati S, Seneviratne CK, Degousee N, Li RK. Cell-based gene therapy modifies matrix remodeling after a myocardial infarction in tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-3-deficient mice. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137: 471-80. PMID 19185172 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.08.031  0.4
2009 Sun J, Li SH, Liu SM, Wu J, Weisel RD, Zhuo YF, Yau TM, Li RK, Fazel SS. Improvement in cardiac function after bone marrow cell thearpy is associated with an increase in myocardial inflammation. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 296: H43-50. PMID 19011044 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00613.2008  0.4
2008 Fazel SS, Angoulvant D, Butany J, Weisel RD, Li RK. Mesenchymal stem cells engineered to overexpress stem cell factor improve cardiac function but have malignant potential. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 136: 1388-9. PMID 19026843 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.11.068  0.4
2008 Farahmand P, Lai TY, Weisel RD, Fazel S, Yau T, Menasche P, Li RK. Skeletal myoblasts preserve remote matrix architecture and global function when implanted early or late after coronary ligation into infarcted or remote myocardium. Circulation. 118: S130-7. PMID 18824744 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.757617  0.4
2008 Li RK, Weisel RD. Cell transplantation: back to the bench: introduction. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 20: 85-6. PMID 18707638 DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2008.03.006  0.4
2008 Sun Z, Wu J, Fujii H, Wu J, Li SH, Porozov S, Belleli A, Fulga V, Porat Y, Li RK. Human angiogenic cell precursors restore function in the infarcted rat heart: a comparison of cell delivery routes. European Journal of Heart Failure. 10: 525-33. PMID 18490195 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejheart.2008.04.004  0.36
2008 Wu J, Sun Z, Sun HS, Wu J, Weisel RD, Keating A, Li ZH, Feng ZP, Li RK. Intravenously administered bone marrow cells migrate to damaged brain tissue and improve neural function in ischemic rats. Cell Transplantation. 16: 993-1005. PMID 18351015 DOI: 10.3727/000000007783472435  0.32
2008 Kim BO, Verma S, Weisel RD, Fazel S, Jia ZQ, Mizuno T, Li RK. Preservation of heart function in diabetic rats by the combined effects of muscle cell implantation and insulin therapy. European Journal of Heart Failure. 10: 14-21. PMID 18160341 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejheart.2007.11.007  0.4
2007 Tian H, Cimini M, Fedak PW, Altamentova S, Fazel S, Huang ML, Weisel RD, Li RK. TIMP-3 deficiency accelerates cardiac remodeling after myocardial infarction. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 43: 733-43. PMID 17945252 DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2007.09.003  0.4
2006 Wang CH, Anderson N, Li SH, Szmitko PE, Cherng WJ, Fedak PW, Fazel S, Li RK, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Stanford WL, Verma S. Stem cell factor deficiency is vasculoprotective: unraveling a new therapeutic potential of imatinib mesylate. Circulation Research. 99: 617-25. PMID 16931795 DOI: 10.1161/01.RES.0000243210.79654.fd  0.4
2006 Fedak PW, Moravec CS, McCarthy PM, Altamentova SM, Wong AP, Skrtic M, Verma S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Altered expression of disintegrin metalloproteinases and their inhibitor in human dilated cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 113: 238-45. PMID 16401770 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.571414  0.32
2005 Fedak PW, Szmitko PE, Weisel RD, Altamentova SM, Nili N, Ohno N, Verma S, Fazel S, Strauss BH, Li RK. Cell transplantation preserves matrix homeostasis: a novel paracrine mechanism. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130: 1430-9. PMID 16256799 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.05.055  0.4
2005 Fazel S, Chen L, Weisel RD, Angoulvant D, Seneviratne C, Fazel A, Cheung P, Lam J, Fedak PW, Yau TM, Li RK. Cell transplantation preserves cardiac function after infarction by infarct stabilization: augmentation by stem cell factor. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130: 1310. PMID 16256783 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.07.012  0.32
2005 Fedak PW, Verma S, Weisel RD, Skrtic M, Li RK. Cardiac remodeling and failure: from molecules to man (Part III). Cardiovascular Pathology : the Official Journal of the Society For Cardiovascular Pathology. 14: 109-19. PMID 15914295 DOI: 10.1016/j.carpath.2005.03.004  0.32
2005 Fedak PW, Verma S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Cardiac remodeling and failure From molecules to man (Part II). Cardiovascular Pathology : the Official Journal of the Society For Cardiovascular Pathology. 14: 49-60. PMID 15780796 DOI: 10.1016/j.carpath.2005.01.005  0.4
2005 Wang CH, Li SH, Weisel RD, Fedak PW, Hung A, Li RK, Rao V, Hyland K, Cherng WJ, Errett L, Leclerc Y, Bonneau D, Latter DA, Verma S. Tetrahydrobiopterin deficiency exaggerates intimal hyperplasia after vascular injury. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 289: R299-304. PMID 15774769 DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00269.2004  0.32
2005 Fedak PW, Verma S, Weisel RD, Li RK. Cardiac remodeling and failure: from molecules to man (Part I). Cardiovascular Pathology : the Official Journal of the Society For Cardiovascular Pathology. 14: 1-11. PMID 15710285 DOI: 10.1016/j.carpath.2004.12.002  0.4
2004 Ozawa T, Mickle DAG, Weisel RD, Matsubayashi K, Fujii T, Fedak PWM, Koyama N, Ikada Y, Li RK. Tissue-Engineered Grafts Matured in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract. Cell Transplantation. 13: 169-177. PMID 28853932 DOI: 10.3727/000000004773301852  0.4
2004 Weisel RD, Fazel S, Fedak PW, Li RK. Cardiac restoration by cell transplantation. International Journal of Cardiology. 95: S5-7. PMID 15336835  0.4
2004 Liu TB, Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Yasuda T, Kiani G, Mickle DA, Jia ZQ, Li RK. Enhanced IGF-1 expression improves smooth muscle cell engraftment after cell transplantation. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 287: H2840-9. PMID 15331370 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00439.2004  0.4
2004 Fedak PW, Smookler DS, Kassiri Z, Ohno N, Leco KJ, Verma S, Mickle DA, Watson KL, Hojilla CV, Cruz W, Weisel RD, Li RK, Khokha R. TIMP-3 deficiency leads to dilated cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 110: 2401-9. PMID 15262835 DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000134959.83967.2D  0.4
2004 Ozawa T, Mickle DA, Weisel RD, Matsubayashi K, Fujii T, Fedak PW, Koyama N, Ikada Y, Li RK. Tissue-engineered grafts matured in the right ventricular outflow tract. Cell Transplantation. 13: 169-77. PMID 15129763  0.4
2004 Verma S, Rao V, Weisel RD, Li SH, Fedak PW, Miriuka S, Li RK. Novel cardioprotective effects of pravastatin in human ventricular cardiomyocytes subjected to hypoxia and reoxygenation: beneficial effects of statins independent of endothelial cells. The Journal of Surgical Research. 119: 66-71. PMID 15126084 DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2003.10.011  0.4
2004 Wang CH, Ciliberti N, Li SH, Szmitko PE, Weisel RD, Fedak PW, Al-Omran M, Cherng WJ, Li RK, Stanford WL, Verma S. Rosiglitazone facilitates angiogenic progenitor cell differentiation toward endothelial lineage: a new paradigm in glitazone pleiotropy. Circulation. 109: 1392-400. PMID 14993120 DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000123231.49594.21  0.4
2004 Li SH, Szmitko PE, Weisel RD, Wang CH, Fedak PW, Li RK, Mickle DA, Verma S. C-reactive protein upregulates complement-inhibitory factors in endothelial cells. Circulation. 109: 833-6. PMID 14967730 DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000117087.27524.0E  0.4
2003 Mikhail P, Verma S, Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Li RK. Does ischemic preconditioning afford clinically relevant cardioprotection? American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs : Drugs, Devices, and Other Interventions. 3: 1-11. PMID 14727941  0.4
2003 Verma S, Badiwala MV, Weisel RD, Li SH, Wang CH, Fedak PW, Li RK, Mickle DA. C-reactive protein activates the nuclear factor-kappaB signal transduction pathway in saphenous vein endothelial cells: implications for atherosclerosis and restenosis. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 126: 1886-91. PMID 14688701 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2003.07.026  0.4
2003 Ohno N, Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Mickle DA, Fujii T, Li RK. Transplantation of cryopreserved muscle cells in dilated cardiomyopathy: effects on left ventricular geometry and function. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 126: 1537-48. PMID 14666030 DOI: 10.1016/S0022  0.4
2003 Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Verma S, Mickle DA, Li RK. Restoration and regeneration of failing myocardium with cell transplantation and tissue engineering. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 15: 277-86. PMID 12973705  0.4
2003 Matsubayashi K, Fedak PW, Mickle DA, Weisel RD, Ozawa T, Li RK. Improved left ventricular aneurysm repair with bioengineered vascular smooth muscle grafts. Circulation. 108: II219-25. PMID 12970236 DOI: 10.1161/01.cir.0000087450.34497.9a  0.4
2003 Verma S, Li SH, Wang CH, Fedak PW, Li RK, Weisel RD, Mickle DA. Resistin promotes endothelial cell activation: further evidence of adipokine-endothelial interaction. Circulation. 108: 736-40. PMID 12874180 DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000084503.91330.49  0.4
2003 Dhillon B, Badiwala MV, Li SH, Li RK, Weisel RD, Mickle DA, Fedak PW, Rao V, Verma S. Caveolin: a key target for modulating nitric oxide availability in health and disease. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 247: 101-9. PMID 12841637  0.4
2003 Tang GH, Fedak PW, Yau TM, Weisel RD, Kulik A, Mickle DA, Li RK. Cell transplantation to improve ventricular function in the failing heart. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association For Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 23: 907-16. PMID 12829066  0.4
2003 Verma S, Wang CH, Weisel RD, Badiwala MV, Li SH, Fedak PW, Li RK, Mickle DA. Hyperglycemia potentiates the proatherogenic effects of C-reactive protein: reversal with rosiglitazone. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 35: 417-9. PMID 12689821  0.4
2003 Wang CH, Li SH, Weisel RD, Fedak PW, Dumont AS, Szmitko P, Li RK, Mickle DA, Verma S. C-reactive protein upregulates angiotensin type 1 receptors in vascular smooth muscle. Circulation. 107: 1783-90. PMID 12665485 DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000061916.95736.E5  0.4
2003 Fedak PW, Altamentova SM, Weisel RD, Nili N, Ohno N, Verma S, Lee TY, Kiani C, Mickle DA, Strauss BH, Li RK. Matrix remodeling in experimental and human heart failure: a possible regulatory role for TIMP-3. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 284: H626-34. PMID 12388270 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00684.2002  0.4
2002 Ohno N, Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Komeda M, Mickle DA, Li RK. Cell transplantation in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. A novel biological approach for ventricular restoration. The Japanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery : Official Publication of the Japanese Association For Thoracic Surgery = Nihon KyōBu Geka Gakkai Zasshi. 50: 457-60. PMID 12478864  0.4
2002 Akhyari P, Fedak PW, Weisel RD, Lee TY, Verma S, Mickle DA, Li RK. Mechanical stretch regimen enhances the formation of bioengineered autologous cardiac muscle grafts. Circulation. 106: I137-42. PMID 12354723  0.4
1998 Merante F, Mickle DAG, Weisel RD, Li RK, Tumiati LC, Rao V, Williams WG, Robinson BH. Myocardial aerobic metabolism is impaired in a cell culture model of cyanotic heart disease. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 275: H1673-H1681. PMID 29592218 DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.1998.275.5.H1673  0.4
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