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31. Ellis B.W., Acun A., Can U.I., Zorlutuna P. “Human iPSC-Derived Myocardium-on-chip with Capillary-like Flow for Personalized Medicine”, Biomicrofluidics10.1063/1.4978468

30. J. Casey, X. Yue, T. D. Nguyen, A. Acun, V. R. Zellmer, S. Zhang, P. Zorlutuna* “3D Hydrogel-Based Microwell Arrays As A Tumor Microenvironment Model To Study Breast Cancer Growth”, Biomedical Materials, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-605X/aa5d5c

29. Holley M.δ, Nagarajan N.δ, Danielson C., Zorlutuna P*, and Park K.* “Cardiac muscle-cell based actuator and self-stabilizing biorobot - PART 1”, Journal of Visualized Experiments, in press, δ Equal contribution authors, * Co-corresponding authors.

28. Nagarajan N.δ, Holley M.δ, Danielson C., Park K.* and" Zorlutuna P*, “Cardiac muscle-cell based actuator and self-stabilizing biorobot - PART 2”, Journal of Visualized Experiments, in press, δ Equal contribution authors, * Co-corresponding authors.

27. Can U.I., Nagarajan N., Vural D.C., Zorlutuna P.*, “Muscle Cell-Based 'Living Diodes'” Advanced Biosystems, 10.1002/adbi.201600035 (Cover article, featured on Advanced Science News).


26. Nagarajan N., Vyas V., Huey B., Zorlutuna P.*, “Modulation of the Contractility of Micropatterned Myocardial Cells with Nanoscale Forces using Atomic Force Microscopy”, Nanobiomedicine, 13: 1-13, 2016 (invited feature article).

25. M. Holleyδ, N. Nagarajanδ, C. Danielson, P. Zorlutuna*, and K. Park*, “Development and characterization of muscle-based actuators for self- stabilizing swimming biorobots,” Lab on a Chip, 16 (18), 3473-3484, 2016. (Cover article) δ Equal contribution authors, * Co-corresponding authors.


24. Eslami M., Vrana N.E., Zorlutuna P., Sant S., Jung S., Masoumi N., Khavari-Nejad R.A., Javadi G., Khademhosseini A., “Fiber Reinforced Hydrogel Scaffolds for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering” Journal of Biomaterials Applications, Sep;29(3):399-410, 2014.

23. Bertassoni LE, Cardoso JC, Manoharan V, Cristino AL, Bhise NS, Araujo WA, Zorlutuna P, Vrana NE, Ghaemmaghami AM, Dokmeci MR, Khademhosseini A., “Direct-write bioprinting of cell-laden methacrylated gelatin hydrogels.” Biofabrication. Jun;6(2):024105, 2014. 


22. Sugiura S., Cha J.M., Yanagawa F., Zorlutuna P., Bae H., Khademhosseini A. “Dynamic three-dimensional micropatterned cell co-cultures within photocurable and chemically degradable hydrogels.” Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 2013 doi: 10.1002/term.1843. 

21. N. Annabi N, S.M. Mithieux, P. Zorlutuna, G. Camci-Unal, A.S. Weiss, A. Khademhosseini “Engineered cell-laden human protein-based elastomer.” Biomaterials. 34: 5496-505, 2013. 

20. S.R. Shin, S.M. Jung, M. Zalabany, K. Kim, P. Zorlutuna, S.B. Kim, M.Nikkhah, M. Khabiry, A.M. Masoud, J. Kong, K. Jing, T. Palacios, M. Dokmeci, H. Bae, X. Tang, A. Khademhosseini, “Carbon-Nanotube-Embedded Hydrogel Sheets for Engineering Cardiac Constructs and Bioactuators", ASC Nano, 7(3): 2369-80, 2013. 

19. P. Zorlutuna, N.E. Vrana, A. Khademhosseini, “The expanding world of tissue engineering: New building blocks and applications of tissue engineered constructs”, IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 6: 47-62, 2013. 

18. L. Schukur, P. Zorlutuna, J.M. Cha, H. Bae, A. Khademhosseini, “Directed Differentiation of Size-Controlled Embryoid Bodies Towards Endothelial and Cardiac Lineages in RGD-Modified Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Hydrogels ”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2(1): 195-205, 2013.


17. M. Nikkhah, N. Eshak, P. Zorlutuna, N. Annabi, M. Adamo, K. Kim, A. Dolatshahi-Pirouz, F. Edalat, H. Bae, Y. Yang, A. Khademhosseini, “Directed Endothelial Cell Morphogenesis in Micropatterned Gelatin Methacrylate Hydrogels”, Biomaterials, 2012, 33(35):9009-18. 

16. P. Zorlutuna, N. Annabi, G. Camci-Unal, M. Nikkah, J.M. Cha, J. Nichol, A. Manbachi, H. Bae, S. Chen, A. Khademhosseini, “Microfabricated Biomaterials for Engineering 3D Tissues”, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24(14), 1782–1804. 

15. R. Gauvin, Y. Chen, JW Lee, P. Soman, P. Zorlutuna, J. Nichol, Chen, A. Khademhosseini, “Microfabrication of complex porous scaffolds for tissue engineering applications using 3D projection stereolithography”, Biomaterials, 2012, 33(15), 3824-34. 

14. J. Jeong, V. Chan, C. Cha , P. Zorlutuna, C. Dyck , J. Hsia , R. Bashir , H. Kong, “Patterning of functional neovessels using a 'living' microvascular stamp”, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 1, 58–63 (cover article). 


13. P. Zorlutuna, J. Jeong, H. Kong, and R. Bashir, “Stereolithography-Based Hydrogel Microenvironments for Examining Spatial Cellular Interactions”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2011, 21,19, 3642–3651 (cover article). 

12. P. Bajaj, B. Reddy, L. Millet, C. Wei, P. Zorlutuna, G. Bao, R. Bashir, “Patterning the differentiation of C2C12 skeletal myoblasts”, Integrative Biology, 3, 897-909, 2011 (cover article). 


11. V. Chan, P. Zorlutuna, J.H. Jeong, H. Kong, R. Bashir, “Three-Dimensional Photopatterning of Hydrogels using Stereolithography for Long-Term Cell Encapsulation”, Lab on a Chip, 10, 2062 – 2070, 2010 (back cover article). 

10. P. Zorlutuna, P. Vadgama, V. Hasirci “Both sides nanopatterned tubular collagen scaffolds as tissue-engineered vascular grafts”, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 4, 628–637, 2010. 


9. P. Zorlutuna*, Z. Rong, P. Vadgama, V. Hasirci, “Influence of Nanopatterns on Endothelial Cell Adhesion: Enhanced Cell Retention under Shear Stress”, Acta Biomaterialia, 5 (7): 2451-2459, 2009. 

8. P. Zorlutuna, P.Yılgör, F.B.Başmanav, V.Hasırcı, “Biomaterials and tissue engineering research in Turkey: The METU Biomat Center experience”, Biotechnology Journal, 4 (7): 965-980, 2009. 

7. P. Zorlutuna, A. Elsheikh, V. Hasirci, “Nanopatterning of Collagen Scaffolds Improve the Mechanical Properties of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts”, Biomacromolecules, 10 (4): 814–821, 2009. 


6. P. Zorlutuna, N. Hasirci, V. Hasirci, “Nanopatterned collagen tubes for vascular tissue engineering”, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 2(6): 373-377, 2008.

5. C. Ozcan, P. Zorlutuna, V. Hasirci, N. Hasirci, “Influence of Oxygen Plasma Modification on Surface Free Energy of PMMA Films and Cell Attachment”, Macromolecular Symposia 269: 128–137, 2008. 

4. P. Zorlutuna, A.Tezcaner, V. Hasirci, “A Novel Construct as a Cell Carrier for Tissue Engineering”, Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition 19(3): 399-410, 2008. 


3. P. Zorlutuna, N. Builles, O. Damour, A. Elsheikh and V. Hasirci, “Influence of keratocytes and retinal pigment epithelial cells on the mechanical properties of polyester-based tissue engineering micropatterned films”, Biomaterials 28 (24), 3489-3496, 2007. 


2. V. Hasirci, E. Vrana, P.  Zorlutuna, A. Ndreu, P. Yilgor, B. Basmanav, E. Aydin, “Nanobiomaterials; A review of the existing science and technology, and new approaches”, Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition 17(11):1241-68, 2006. 

1. P. Zorlutuna, A.Tezcaner, I. Kiyat, A. Aydinli, V. Hasirci, “Cornea engineering on polyester carriers”. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 79(1):104-13, 2006.