*These Authors Contributed Equally; #Corresponding Author(s)


S. Ali Akibari Ghavimi, E. Lungren, T. Faulkner, A. Josselet, Y. Wu, Y. Sun, F. Pfeiffer, C. Goldstein, C. Wan, and B.D. Ulery#. “Inductive Co-Crosslinking of Chitosan / Cellulose Nanocrystal Hydrogels for Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures.” Biomaterials Science. (In Preparation)

J.D. Smith, L.N. Cardwell, D. Porciani, J. Nguyen, F. Gallazzi, R.R. Tata, D.H. Burke, M.A. Daniels, and B.D. Ulery#. “Aptamer-Displaying Peptide Amphiphile Micelles as a Cell-Targeted Delivery Vehicle of Peptide Cargoes.” Physical Biology. (Submitted)

R. Zhang, J.D. Smith, B.N. Allen, J.S. Kramer, M. Schauflinger, and B.D. Ulery#. “Peptide Amphiphile Micelle Vaccine Size and Charge Influences the Host Immune Response.” ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 4(7): 2463-2472 (Jul 2018) [Link]

R. Zhang, L.D. Morton, J.D. Smith, F. Gallazzi, T.A. White, and B.D. Ulery#. “Instructive Design of Triblock Peptide Amphiphiles for Structurally Complex Micelle Formation.” ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 4(7): 2330-2339 (Jul 2018) [Link]

R. Zhang, C.N. Leeper, X. Wang, T.A. White, and B.D. Ulery#. “Immunomodulatory Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Amphiphile Micelles.” Biomaterials Science. 6(7): 1717-1722 (Jul 2018) [Link]

S. Ali Akibari Ghavimi, B.N. Allen, J.L. Stromsdorfer, J.S. Kramer, X. Li, and B.D. Ulery#. “Calcium and Phosphate Ions as Simple Signaling Molecules with Versatile Osteoinductivity.” Biomedical Materials. 13(5): 055005 (Jun 2018) [Link]

R. Zhang, J.S. Kramer, J.D. Smith, B.N. Allen, C.N. Leeper, X. Li, L.D. Morton, F. Gallazzi, and B.D. Ulery#. “Vaccine Adjuvant Incorporation Strategy Dictates Peptide Amphiphile Micelle Immunostimulatory Capacity.” The AAPS Journal. 20(4): 73 (Jun 2018) [Link]

R. Zhang and B.D. Ulery#. “Synthetic Vaccine Design and Characterization”. Journal of Bionanoscience. 12(1): 1-11 (Feb 2018) [Link]



S. Ali Akibari Ghavimi*, R.R. Tata*,#, D. Greenwald, B.N. Allen, D.A. Grant, S.A. Grant, M.W. Lee, and B.D. Ulery#. “Controlled Ion Release from Novel Polyester/Ceramic Composites Enhances Osteoinductivity.” The AAPS Journal. 19(4): 1029-1044 (Jul 2017) [Link]

S.E. Smith, C.L. Snider, D.R. Gilley, D.N. Grant, S.L. Sherman, B.D. Ulery, D.A. Grant, and S.A. Grant#. “Homogenized Porcine Extracellular Matrix Derived Injectable Tissue Construct with Gold Nanoparticles for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Applications.” Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology. 8(2): 125-143 (Apr 2017) [Link]



E.J. Carbone, K. Rajpura, B.N. Allen, E.S. Cheng, B.D. Ulery, and K.W. Lo#. “Osteotropic Nanoscale Drug Delivery Systems Based on Small Molecule Bone-Targeting Moieties.” Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. 13(1): 37-47 (Aug 2016) [Link]



J.D. Smith*, L.D. Morton*, and B.D. Ulery#. “Nanoparticles as Synthetic Vaccines.” Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 34: 217-224 (Aug 2015) [Link]

K.A. Black, B.F. Lin, E.A. Wonder, S.S. Desai, E.J. Chung, B.D. Ulery, R.S. Katari, and M.V. Tirrell#. “Biocompatibility and Characterization of a Peptide Amphiphile Hydrogel for Applications in Peripheral Nerve Tissue Regeneration.” Tissue Engineering Part A. 21(7-8): 1333-1342 (Apr 2015) [Link]

A. Trent*, B.D. Ulery*, M.J. Black, J.C. Barrett, S. Liang, Y. Kostenko, N.A. David, and M.V. Tirrell#. “Peptide Amphiphile Micelles Self-Adjuvant Group A Streptococcal Vaccination.” The AAPS Journal. 17(2): 380-388 (Mar 2015) [Link]



K.W.H. Lo*, B.D. Ulery*, K.M. Ashe, H.M. Kan, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Evaluating the Feasibility of Utilizing the Small Molecule Phenamil as a Novel Osteoinductive Factor for Bone Regenerative Engineering.” Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 8(9): 728-736 (Sept 2014)

E.K. Cushnie*, B.D. Ulery*, S.J. Nelson, M. Deng, S. Sethuraman, K.W.H. Lo, Y.M. Khan, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Simple Signaling Molecules for Inductive Bone Tissue Engineering.” PLoS One. 9(7): e101627 (Jul 2014) [Link]

B.D. Ulery, H. M. Kan, B.C. Williams, B. Narasimhan, K.W.H. Lo, L.S. Nair, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Facile Fabrication of Polymer/Anesthetic Nanoparticles with Tunable Release Kinetics.” Advanced Healthcare Materials. 3(6): 843-847 (Jun 2014) [Link]



Q. Lv, M. Deng, B.D. Ulery, L.S. Nair, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Nano-Ceramic Effects on Stem Cells in Bioreactor Bone Engineering Systems.” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 471(8): 2422-2433 (Aug 2013) [Link]

P. L. Foley, B.D. Ulery, H. M. Kan, M. V. Burks, Z. Cui, Q. Wu, L.S. Nair, and C.T. Laurencin#. “A Chitosan Thermogel for Delivery of Ropivacaine in Regional Musculoskeletal Anaesthesia.” Biomaterials. 34(10): 2539-2546 (Mar 2013) [Link]

E.N. James, B.D. Ulery, and L.S. Nair#. “Biomaterials for Therapeutic Gene Delivery.” Ceramic Transactions. 237: 191-211 (Feb 2013) [Link]



K.W.H. Lo*, B.D. Ulery*, K.M. Ashe, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Studies of Bone Morphogenetic Protein Based Surgical Repair.” Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 64(12): 1277-1291 (Sept 2012) [Link]

M.S. Peach, S.G. Kumbar, R. James, U.S. Toti, D. Balasubramaniam, M. Deng, B.D. Ulery, A.D. Mazzocca, M.B. McCarthy, N.L. Morozowich, H.R. Allcock, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Design and Optimization of Polyphosphazene Functionalized Fiber Matrices for Soft Tissue Regeneration.” Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 8(1): 107-124 (Feb 2012) [Link]



B.D. Ulery*, L.K. Petersen*, Y. Phanse, C.S. Kong, S.R. Broderick, D. Kumar, A. E. Ramer-Tait, B. Carillo-Conde, K. Rajan, B.H. Bellaire, M.J. Wannemuehler, D.W. Metzger, and B. Narasimhan#. “Rational Design of Pathogen-Mimicking Amphiphilic Materials as Nanoadjuvants.” Scientific Reports. 1(198) (Dec 2011) [Link]

M. Deng, S.G. Kumbar, K.W.H. Lo, B.D. Ulery, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Novel Polymer-Ceramics for Bone Repair and Regeneration.” Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering. 4(3): 168-184 (Dec 2011) [Link]

K.W.H. Lo*, B.D. Ulery*, M. Deng, K.M. Ashe, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Current Patents on Osteoinductive Molecules for Bone Tissue Engineering.” Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering. 4(3): 153-167 (Dec 2011) [Link]

L.K. Petersen, A.E. Ramer-Tait, S.R. Broderick, C.S. Kong, B.D. Ulery, K. Rajan, M.J. Wannemuehler, and B. Narasimhan#. “Activation of Innate Immune Responses in a Pathogen-Mimicking Manner by Amphiphilic Polyanhydride Nanoparticle Adjuvants.” Biomaterials. 32(28): 6815 - 6822 (Oct 2011) [Link]

B.D. Ulery, L.S. Nair, and C.T. Laurencin#. “Biomedical Applications of Biodegradable Polymers.” Journal of Polymer Physics Part B: Polymer Physics. 49(12): 832 - 864 (Jun 2011) [Link]

B.D. Ulery*, D. Kumar*, A.E. Ramer-Tait, D.W. Metzger, M.J. Wannemuehler, and B. Narasimhan#. “Design of a Protective Single-Dose Intranasal Nanoparticle-Based Vaccine Platform for Respiratory Infectious Diseases.” PLoS One. 6(3): e17642 (Mar 2011) [Link]



B.D. Ulery, Y. Phanse, A. Sinha, M.J. Wannemuehler, B. Narasimhan#, and B.H. Bellaire#. “Polymer Chemistry Influences Monocytic Uptake of Polyanhydride Nanospheres.” Pharmaceutical Research. 26(3): 683 - 690 (Mar 2009) [Link]