Rebekah A. Drezek - Publications

Rice University, Houston, TX 
Biomedical Engineering, Optics Physics

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2020 Asthana V, Stern BS, Tang Y, Bugga P, Li A, Ferguson A, Asthana A, Bao G, Drezek RA. Development of a Novel Class of Self-Assembling dsRNA Cancer Therapeutics: A Proof-of-Concept Investigation. Molecular Therapy Oncolytics. 18: 419-431. PMID 32913891 DOI: 10.1016/j.omto.2020.07.013  0.36
2018 Evans ER, Bugga P, Asthana V, Drezek R. Metallic Nanoparticles for Cancer Immunotherapy. Materials Today (Kidlington, England). 21: 673-685. PMID 30197553 DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2017.11.022  0.36
2018 Asthana V, Tang Y, Ferguson A, Bugga P, Asthana A, Evans ER, Chen AL, Stern BS, Drezek RA. An inexpensive, customizable microscopy system for the automated quantification and characterization of multiple adherent cell types. Peerj. 6: e4937. PMID 29888136 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4937  0.36
2017 Figueroa E, Bugga P, Asthana V, Chen AL, Stephen Yan J, Evans ER, Drezek RA. A mechanistic investigation exploring the differential transfection efficiencies between the easy-to-transfect SK-BR3 and difficult-to-transfect CT26 cell lines. Journal of Nanobiotechnology. 15: 36. PMID 28464829 DOI: 10.1186/s12951-017-0271-8  0.36
2016 Aghazadeh A, Lin AY, Sheikh MA, Chen AL, Atkins LM, Johnson CL, Petrosino JF, Drezek RA, Baraniuk RG. Universal microbial diagnostics using random DNA probes. Science Advances. 2: e1600025. PMID 27704040 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600025  0.76
2016 Chen AL, Jackson MA, Lin AY, Figueroa ER, Hu YS, Evans ER, Asthana V, Young JK, Drezek RA. Changes in Optical Properties of Plasmonic Nanoparticles in Cellular Environments are Modulated by Nanoparticle PEGylation and Serum Conditions. Nanoscale Research Letters. 11: 303. PMID 27316744 DOI: 10.1186/s11671-016-1524-4  0.76
2016 Figueroa ER, Stephen Yan J, Chamberlain-Simon NK, Lin AY, Foster AE, Drezek RA. Systematically probing the bottom-up synthesis of AuPAMAM conjugates for enhanced transfection efficiency. Journal of Nanobiotechnology. 14: 24. PMID 27029613 DOI: 10.1186/s12951-016-0178-9  0.76
2015 Almeida JP, Lin AY, Figueroa ER, Foster AE, Drezek RA. In vivo gold nanoparticle delivery of peptide vaccine induces anti-tumor immune response in prophylactic and therapeutic tumor models. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 11: 1453-9. PMID 25354691 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201402179  0.76
2014 Chen AL, Hu YS, Jackson MA, Lin AY, Young JK, Langsner RJ, Drezek RA. Quantifying spectral changes experienced by plasmonic nanoparticles in a cellular environment to inform biomedical nanoparticle design. Nanoscale Research Letters. 9: 454. PMID 25258596 DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-9-454  0.76
2014 Lin AY, Young JK, Nixon AV, Drezek RA. Synthesis of a quantum nanocrystal-gold nanoshell complex for near-infrared generated fluorescence and photothermal decay of luminescence. Nanoscale. 6: 10701-9. PMID 25096858 DOI: 10.1039/c4nr01721h  0.76
2014 Lin AY, Young JK, Nixon AV, Drezek RA. Encapsulated Fe3O4 /Ag complexed cores in hollow gold nanoshells for enhanced theranostic magnetic resonance imaging and photothermal therapy. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 10: 3246-51. PMID 24729414 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201303593  0.76
2014 Almeida JP, Drezek RA, Foster AE. Controlling melanoma at local and systemic levels: is a combination of ablative therapy and immunotherapy the way forward? Immunotherapy. 6: 109-11. PMID 24491082 DOI: 10.2217/imt.13.158  0.48
2014 Figueroa ER, Lin AY, Yan J, Luo L, Foster AE, Drezek RA. Optimization of PAMAM-gold nanoparticle conjugation for gene therapy. Biomaterials. 35: 1725-34. PMID 24286816 DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.11.026  0.76
2014 Almeida JP, Lin AY, Langsner RJ, Eckels P, Foster AE, Drezek RA. In vivo immune cell distribution of gold nanoparticles in naïve and tumor bearing mice. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 10: 812-9. PMID 24115675 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201301998  0.76
2014 Young JK, Nixon AV, Satyanarayan A, Drezek RA. Au islet decoration and coupling on chalcogenide substrates for near-infrared and short-wave infrared optical responses Particle and Particle Systems Characterization. 31: 948-954. DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201400007  0.76
2013 Bear AS, Kennedy LC, Young JK, Perna SK, Mattos Almeida JP, Lin AY, Eckels PC, Drezek RA, Foster AE. Elimination of metastatic melanoma using gold nanoshell-enabled photothermal therapy and adoptive T cell transfer. Plos One. 8: e69073. PMID 23935927 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069073  0.76
2013 Lin AY, Almeida JP, Bear A, Liu N, Luo L, Foster AE, Drezek RA. Gold nanoparticle delivery of modified CpG stimulates macrophages and inhibits tumor growth for enhanced immunotherapy. Plos One. 8: e63550. PMID 23691064 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063550  0.76
2013 Lin AY, Lunsford J, Bear AS, Young JK, Eckels P, Luo L, Foster AE, Drezek RA. High-density sub-100-nm peptide-gold nanoparticle complexes improve vaccine presentation by dendritic cells in vitro. Nanoscale Research Letters. 8: 72. PMID 23402570 DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-8-72  0.76
2012 Bickford LR, Langsner RJ, Chang J, Kennedy LC, Agollah GD, Drezek R. Rapid Stereomicroscopic Imaging of HER2 Overexpression in Ex Vivo Breast Tissue Using Topically Applied Silica-Based Gold Nanoshells. Journal of Oncology. 2012: 291898. PMID 23133450 DOI: 10.1155/2012/291898  0.76
2012 Chavan NL, Young JK, Drezek RA, Lewis R, Bikram M. Interactions of liposome carriers with infectious fungal hyphae reveals the role of β-glucans. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 9: 2489-96. PMID 22770505 DOI: 10.1021/mp300097k  0.76
2012 Young JK, Figueroa ER, Drezek RA. Tunable nanostructures as photothermal theranostic agents. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 40: 438-59. PMID 22134466 DOI: 10.1007/s10439-011-0472-5  0.76
2011 Gheorghe DE, Cui L, Karmonik C, Brazdeikis A, Penaloza JM, Young JK, Drezek RA, Bikram M. Gold-silver alloy nanoshells: a new candidate for nanotherapeutics and diagnostics. Nanoscale Research Letters. 6: 554. PMID 21995302 DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-554  0.76
2011 Lukianova-Hleb EY, Oginsky AO, Shenefelt DL, Drezek RA, Hafner JH, Farach-Carson MC, Lapotko DO. Rainbow Plasmonic Nanobubbles: Synergistic Activation of Gold Nanoparticle Clusters. Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology. 2: 1-8. PMID 21804947 DOI: 10.4172/2157-7439.1000104  0.76
2011 Almeida JPM, Chen AL, Foster A, Drezek R. In vivo biodistribution of nanoparticles Nanomedicine. 6: 815-835. PMID 21793674 DOI: 10.2217/nnm.11.79  0.76
2011 Lewinski NA, Zhu H, Ouyang CR, Conner GP, Wagner DS, Colvin VL, Drezek RA. Trophic transfer of amphiphilic polymer coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots to Danio rerio Nanoscale. 3: 3080-3083. PMID 21713272 DOI: 10.1039/c1nr10319a  0.76
2011 Young JK, Lewinski NA, Langsner RJ, Kennedy LC, Satyanarayan A, Nammalvar V, Lin AY, Drezek RA. Size-controlled synthesis of monodispersed gold nanoparticles via carbon monoxide gas reduction. Nanoscale Research Letters. 6: 428. PMID 21711955 DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-428  0.76
2011 Kennedy LC, Bear AS, Young JK, Lewinski NA, Kim J, Foster AE, Drezek RA. T cells enhance gold nanoparticle delivery to tumors in vivo. Nanoscale Research Letters. 6: 283. PMID 21711861 DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-283  0.76
2011 Langsner RJ, Middleton LP, Sun J, Meric-Bernstam F, Hunt KK, Drezek RA, Yu TK. Wide-field imaging of fluorescent deoxy-glucose in ex vivo malignant and normal breast tissue. Biomedical Optics Express. 2: 1514-23. PMID 21698015 DOI: 10.1364/BOE.2.001514  0.76
2011 Kennedy LC, Bickford LR, Lewinski NA, Coughlin AJ, Hu Y, Day ES, West JL, Drezek RA. A new era for cancer treatment: gold-nanoparticle-mediated thermal therapies. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 7: 169-83. PMID 21213377 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201000134  0.76
2011 Zhu MQ, Zhang GF, Li C, Aldred MP, Chang E, Drezek RA, Li AD. Reversible two-photon photoswitching and two-photon imaging of immunofunctionalized nanoparticles targeted to cancer cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 365-72. PMID 21158473 DOI: 10.1021/ja106895k  0.48
2011 Day ES, Thompson PA, Zhang L, Lewinski NA, Ahmed N, Drezek RA, Blaney SM, West JL. Nanoshell-mediated photothermal therapy improves survival in a murine glioma model. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 104: 55-63. PMID 21110217 DOI: 10.1007/s11060-010-0470-8  0.76
2011 Carpin LB, Bickford LR, Agollah G, Yu TK, Schiff R, Li Y, Drezek RA. Immunoconjugated gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal ablation of trastuzumab-resistant breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 125: 27-34. PMID 20217215 DOI: 10.1007/s10549-010-0811-5  0.56
2010 Day ES, Bickford LR, Slater JH, Riggall NS, Drezek RA, West JL. Antibody-conjugated gold-gold sulfide nanoparticles as multifunctional agents for imaging and therapy of breast cancer. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 5: 445-54. PMID 20957166  0.56
2010 Hu YS, Jeon J, Seok TJ, Lee S, Hafner JH, Drezek RA, Choo H. Enhanced Raman scattering from nanoparticle-decorated nanocone substrates: a practical approach to harness in-plane excitation. Acs Nano. 4: 5721-30. PMID 20836500 DOI: 10.1021/nn101352h  0.76
2010 Winkler AM, Rice PF, Drezek RA, Barton JK. Quantitative tool for rapid disease mapping using optical coherence tomography images of azoxymethane-treated mouse colon. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 15: 041512. PMID 20799790 DOI: 10.1117/1.3446674  0.76
2010 Sun J, Shu C, Appiah B, Drezek R. Needle-compatible single fiber bundle image guide reflectance endoscope. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 15: 040502. PMID 20799769 DOI: 10.1117/1.3465558  0.72
2010 Lukianova-Hleb E, Hu Y, Latterini L, Tarpani L, Lee S, Drezek RA, Hafner JH, Lapotko DO. Plasmonic nanobubbles as transient vapor nanobubbles generated around plasmonic nanoparticles. Acs Nano. 4: 2109-23. PMID 20307085 DOI: 10.1021/nn1000222  0.76
2010 Hu Y, Noelck SJ, Drezek RA. Symmetry breaking in gold-silica-gold multilayer nanoshells. Acs Nano. 4: 1521-8. PMID 20146507 DOI: 10.1021/nn901743m  1
2010 Lewinski NA, Zhu H, Jo HJE, Pham D, Kamath RR, Ouyang CR, Vulpe CD, Colvin VL, Drezek RA. Quantification of water solubilized CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in Daphnia magna Environmental Science and Technology. 44: 1841-1846. PMID 20131897 DOI: 10.1021/es902728a  0.76
2010 Bickford LR, Agollah G, Drezek R, Yu TK. Silica-gold nanoshells as potential intraoperative molecular probes for HER2-overexpression in ex vivo breast tissue using near-infrared reflectance confocal microscopy. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 120: 547-55. PMID 19418216 DOI: 10.1007/s10549-009-0408-z  0.56
2009 Cui J, Fan JB, Zhao T, Wang A, Drezek RA, Zhu MQ. Real-time monitoring and scale-up synthesis of concentrated gold nanorods. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 5: 573-8. PMID 20201434  0.92
2009 Rostro-Kohanloo BC, Bickford LR, Payne CM, Day ES, Anderson LJ, Zhong M, Lee S, Mayer KM, Zal T, Adam L, Dinney CP, Drezek RA, West JL, Hafner JH. The stabilization and targeting of surfactant-synthesized gold nanorods. Nanotechnology. 20: 434005. PMID 19801751 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/20/43/434005  0.76
2009 Zhang SX, Gao J, Buchholz TA, Wang Z, Salehpour MR, Drezek RA, Yu TK. Quantifying tumor-selective radiation dose enhancements using gold nanoparticles: a monte carlo simulation study. Biomedical Microdevices. 11: 925-33. PMID 19381816 DOI: 10.1007/s10544-009-9309-5  0.52
2009 Culver JP, Drexler W, Drezek RA, Georgakoudi I, Hillman EM, Richards-Kortum R. Topics in Biomedical Optics: introduction to the feature issue. Applied Optics. 48: TBO1-2. PMID 19340130 DOI: 10.1364/AO.48.00TBO1  0.76
2008 Bickford L, Sun J, Fu K, Lewinski N, Nammalvar V, Chang J, Drezek R. Enhanced multi-spectral imaging of live breast cancer cells using immunotargeted gold nanoshells and two-photon excitation microscopy. Nanotechnology. 19: 315102. PMID 21828779 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/31/315102  0.76
2008 Fu K, Sun J, Bickford LR, Lin AW, Halas NJ, Yu TK, Drezek RA. Measurement of immunotargeted plasmonic nanoparticles' cellular binding: a key factor in optimizing diagnostic efficacy. Nanotechnology. 19: 045103. PMID 21817497 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/04/045103  0.76
2008 Hu Y, Fleming RC, Drezek RA. Optical properties of gold-silica-gold multilayer nanoshells. Optics Express. 16: 19579-91. PMID 19030045  1
2008 Hleb EY, Hu Y, Drezek RA, Hafner JH, Lapotko DO. Photothermal bubbles as optical scattering probes for imaging living cells. Nanomedicine (London, England). 3: 797-812. PMID 19025454 DOI: 10.2217/17435889.3.6.797  0.76
2008 Lewinski N, Colvin V, Drezek R. Cytotoxicity of nanopartides Small. 4: 26-49. PMID 18165959 DOI: 10.1002/smll.200700595  0.76
2008 Winkler AM, Rice PFS, Troutman TS, Backer MV, Backer JM, Drezek RA, Romanowski M, Barton JK. Fluorescent and scattering contrast agents in a mouse model of colorectal cancer Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of Spie. 6851. DOI: 10.1117/12.764043  0.76
2007 Wang A, Nammalavar V, Drezek R. Targeting spectral signatures of progressively dysplastic stratified epithelia using angularly variable fiber geometry in reflectance Monte Carlo simulations. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 12: 044012. PMID 17867816 DOI: 10.1117/1.2769328  0.92
2007 Wang A, Nammalavar V, Drezek R. Experimental evaluation of angularly variable fiber geometry for targeting depth-resolved reflectance from layered epithelial tissue phantoms. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 12: 044011. PMID 17867815 DOI: 10.1117/1.2769331  0.92
2007 Bickford LR, Drezek RA, Yu TK. Intraoperative techniques and tumor margin status--room for improvement for cervical cancer patients of childbearing age. Gynecologic Oncology. 107: S180-6. PMID 17727938 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2007.07.003  0.56
2007 Sun J, Zhu MQ, Fu K, Lewinski N, Drezek RA. Lead sulfide near-infrared quantum dot bioconjugates for targeted molecular imaging. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2: 235-40. PMID 17722551  0.72
2007 Gobin AM, Lee MH, Halas NJ, James WD, Drezek RA, West JL. Near-infrared resonant nanoshells for combined optical imaging and photothermal cancer therapy. Nano Letters. 7: 1929-34. PMID 17550297 DOI: 10.1021/nl070610y  0.76
2007 Yu WW, Chang E, Falkner JC, Zhang J, Al-Somali AM, Sayes CM, Johns J, Drezek R, Colvin VL. Forming biocompatible and nonaggregated nanocrystals in water using amphiphilic polymers Journal of the American Chemical Society. 129: 2871-2879. PMID 17309256 DOI: 10.1021/ja067184n  0.76
2007 Fu K, Sun J, Lin AWH, Wang H, Halas NJ, Drezek RA. Polarized angular dependent light scattering properties of bare and PEGylated gold nanoshells Current Nanoscience. 3: 167-170. DOI: 10.2174/157341307780619198  0.76
2006 Chang E, Thekkek N, Yu WW, Colvin VL, Drezek R. Evaluation of quantum dot cytotoxicity based on intracellular uptake. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany). 2: 1412-7. PMID 17192996 DOI: 10.1002/smll.200600218  0.76
2006 Sun J, Fu K, Wang A, Lin AW, Utzinger U, Drezek R. Influence of fiber optic probe geometry on the applicability of inverse models of tissue reflectance spectroscopy: computational models and experimental measurements. Applied Optics. 45: 8152-62. PMID 17068558 DOI: 10.1364/AO.45.008152  0.92
2006 Agrawal A, Huang S, Wei Haw Lin A, Lee MH, Barton JK, Drezek RA, Pfefer TJ. Quantitative evaluation of optical coherence tomography signal enhancement with gold nanoshells. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 11: 041121. PMID 16965149 DOI: 10.1117/1.2339071  0.76
2006 Yu WW, Chang E, Drezek R, Colvin VL. Water-soluble quantum dots for biomedical applications Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 348: 781-786. PMID 16904647 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.07.160  0.76
2006 Hirsch LR, Gobin AM, Lowery AR, Tam F, Drezek RA, Halas NJ, West JL. Metal nanoshells. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 34: 15-22. PMID 16528617 DOI: 10.1007/s10439-005-9001-8  0.76
2006 Yu WW, Chang E, Sayes CM, Drezek R, Colvin VL. Aqueous dispersion of monodisperse magnetic iron oxide nanocrystals through phase transfer Nanotechnology. 17: 4483-4487. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/17/17/033  0.76
2006 Wang H, Fu K, Drezek RA, Halas NJ. Light scattering from spherical plasmonic nanoantennas: Effects of nanoscale roughness Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 84: 191-195. DOI: 10.1007/s00340-006-2223-0  0.76
2005 Lin AW, Lewinski NA, West JL, Halas NJ, Drezek RA. Optically tunable nanoparticle contrast agents for early cancer detection: model-based analysis of gold nanoshells. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 10: 064035. PMID 16409100 DOI: 10.1117/1.2141825  0.76
2005 Wang AM, Bender JE, Pfefer J, Utzinger U, Drezek RA. Depth-sensitive reflectance measurements using obliquely oriented fiber probes. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 10: 44017. PMID 16178650 DOI: 10.1117/1.1989335  0.68
2005 Gobin AM, O'Neal DP, Watkins DM, Halas NJ, Drezek RA, West JL. Near infrared laser-tissue welding using nanoshells as an exogenous absorber. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 37: 123-9. PMID 16047329 DOI: 10.1002/lsm.20206  0.76
2005 Chang E, Miller JS, Sun J, Yu WW, Colvin VL, Drezek R, West JL. Protease-activated quantum dot probes Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 334: 1317-1321. PMID 16039606 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2005.07.028  0.76
2005 Kirkpatrick ND, Zou C, Brewer MA, Brands WR, Drezek RA, Utzinger U. Endogenous fluorescence spectroscopy of cell suspensions for chemopreventive drug monitoring. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 81: 125-34. PMID 15535738 DOI: 10.1562/2004-08-09-RA-267  0.76
2005 Lin AWH, Lewinski NA, Rakalin AA, Lee MH, Halas NJ, Drezek RA. Modeling and experimental observations of gold nanoshell reflectance Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 6010. DOI: 10.1117/12.633420  0.76
2005 Utzinger U, Kirkpatrick ND, Drezek RA, Brewer MA. Endogenous fluorescence emission of the ovary Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of Spie. 5702: 92-96. DOI: 10.1117/12.591378  0.76
2005 Gobin AM, O'Neal DP, Halas NJ, Drezek RA, West JL. Laser tissue soldering with near-infrared absorbing nanoparticles Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of Spie. 5686: 261-266. DOI: 10.1117/12.590614  0.76
2003 Drezek RA, Richards-Kortum R, Brewer MA, Feld MS, Pitris C, Ferenczy A, Faupel ML, Follen M. Optical imaging of the cervix. Cancer. 98: 2015-27. PMID 14603538 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.11678  0.76
2002 Zuluaga AF, Drezek R, Collier T, Lotan R, Follen M, Richards-Kortum R. Contrast agents for confocal microscopy: how simple chemicals affect confocal images of normal and cancer cells in suspension. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 7: 398-403. PMID 12175289 DOI: 10.1117/1.1481047  0.76
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