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Lim J, Guan B, Nham K, Hao G, Sun X, Simanek EE. Tumor Uptake of Triazine Dendrimers Decorated with Four, Sixteen, and Sixty-Four PSMA-Targeted Ligands: Passive versus Active Tumor Targeting. Biomolecules. 2019 Aug 28;9(9). doi: 10.3390/biom9090421.

Huang G, Zhao T, Wang C, Nham K, Xiong Y, Gao X, Wang Y, Hao G, Ge WP, Sun X, Sumer BD, Gao J. PET Imaging of Occult Tumours by Temporal Integration of Tumour-Acidosis Signals from pH-Sensitive 64Cu-Labelled Polymers.  Nat Biomed Eng. 2019 Jun 24;. doi: 10.1038/s41551-019-0416-1.

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Cai H, Xie F, Mulgaonkar A, Chen L, Sun X, Hsieh JT, Peng F, Tian R, Li L, Wu C, Ai H.Bombesin Functionalized 64Cu-Copper Sulfide Nanoparticles for Targeted Imaging of Orthotopic Prostate Cancer. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2018 May 22;. doi: 10.2217/nnm-2018-0062. [Epub ahead of print]

Tang H, Liang Y, Anders RA, Taube JM, Qiu X, Mulgaonkar A, Liu X, Harrington SM, Guo J, Xin Y, Xiong Y, Nham K, Silvers W, Hao G, Sun X, Chen M, Hannan R, Qiao J, Dong H, Peng H, Fu YX. PD-L1 on Host Cells is Essential for PD-L1 Blockade-Mediated Tumor Regression. J Clin Invest. 2018 Feb 1;128(2):580-588. doi: 10.1172/JCI96061. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

Zhang F, Hao G, Shao M, Nham K, An Y, Wang Q, Zhu Y, Kusminski CM, Hassan G, Gupta RK, Zhai Q, Sun X, Scherer PE, Öz OK. An Adipose Tissue Atlas: An Image-Guided Identification of Human-Like BAT and Beige Depots in Rodents. Cell Metab. 2018 Jan 9;27(1):252-262.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.12.004.

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Mulgaonkar A, Moeendarbari S, Silvers W, Hassan G, Sun X, Hao Y, Mao W. Hollow Gold Nanoparticles as Efficient In Vivo Radiosensitizing Agents for Radiation Therapy of Breast Cancer. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2017 May;13(5):566-74. doi: 10.1166/jbn.2017.2367

Yu M, Zhou C, Liu L, Zhang S, Sun S, Hankins JD, Sun X, Zheng J. Interactions of Renal-Clearable Gold Nanoparticles with Tumor Microenvironments: Vasculature and Acidity Effects. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 Apr 3;56(15):4314-4319. doi: 10.1002/anie.201612647. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Jia JM, Chowdary PD, Gao X, Ci B, Li W, Mulgaonkar A, Plautz EJ, Hassan G, Kumar A, Stowe AM, Yang SH, Zhou W, Sun X, Cui B, Ge WP. Control of Cerebral Ischemia with Magnetic Nanoparticles. Nat Methods. 2017 Feb;14(2):160-166. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4105. Epub 2016 Dec 12.

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Zhao T, Huang G, Li Y, Yang S, Ramezani S, Lin Z, Wang Y, Ma X, Zeng Z, Luo M, de Boer E, Xie XJ, Thibodeaux J, Brekken RA, Sun X, Sumer BD, Gao J. A Transistor-Like pH Nanoprobe for Tumour Detection and Image-Guided Surgery. Nat Biomed Eng. 2016;1. doi: 10.1038/s41551-016-0006. Epub 2016 Dec 19.

Chen W, Hill H, Christie A, Kim MS, Holloman E, Pavia-Jimenez A, Homayoun F, Ma Y, Patel N, Yell P, Hao G, Yousuf Q, Joyce A, Pedrosa I, Geiger H, Zhang H, Chang J, Gardner KH, Bruick RK, Reeves C, Hwang TH, Courtney K, Frenkel E, Sun X, Zojwalla N, Wong T, Rizzi JP, Wallace EM, Josey JA, Xie Y, Xie XJ, Kapur P, McKay RM, Brugarolas J. Targeting Renal Cell Carcinoma with a HIF-2 Antagonist. Nature. 2016 Nov 3;539(7627):112-117. doi: 10.1038/nature19796. Epub 2016 Sep 5.

Kumar A, Mastren T, Wang B, Hsieh JT, Hao G, Sun X. Design of a Small-Molecule Drug Conjugate for Prostate Cancer Targeted Theranostics. Bioconjug Chem. 2016 Jul 20;27(7):1681-9. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.6b00222. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Moeendarbari S, Tekade R, Mulgaonkar A, Christensen P, Ramezani S, Hassan G, Jiang R, Öz OK, Hao Y, Sun X. Theranostic Nanoseeds for Efficacious Internal Radiation Therapy of Unresectable Solid Tumors. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 8;6:20614. doi: 10.1038/srep20614.

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Silvers WC, Cai H, Öz OK, Sun X. Design, Radiosynthesis, and Evaluation of Radiotracers for Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase-1. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2016 Feb 1;26(3):924-927. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.12.062. Epub 2015 Dec 19.

Wu Y, Hao G, Ramezani S, Saha D, Zhao D, Sun X, Sherry AD. [(68) Ga]-HP-DO3A-Nitroimidazole: A Promising Agent for PET Detection of Tumor Hypoxia. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2015 Nov-Dec;10(6):465-72. doi: 10.1002/cmmi.1649. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Gerber DE, Hao G, Watkins L, Stafford JH, Anderson J, Holbein B, Öz OK, Mathews D, Thorpe PE, Hassan G, Kumar A, Brekken RA, Sun X. Tumor-Specific Targeting by Bavituximab, a Phosphatidylserine-Targeting Monoclonal Antibody with Vascular Targeting and Immune Modulating Properties, in Lung Cancer Xenografts. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015; 5(5):493-503. eCollection 2015.

Hinkel R, Ball HL, DiMaio JM, Shrivastava S, Thatcher JE, Singh AN, Sun X, Faskerti G, Olson EN, Kupatt C, Bock-Marquette I. C-Terminal Variable AGES Domain of Thymosin β4: The Molecule's Primary Contribution in Support of Post-Ischemic Cardiac Function and Repair. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Oct;87:113-25. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2015.07.004. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Pillai AK, Silvers W, Christensen P, Riegel M, Adams-Huet B, Lingvay I, Sun X, Öz OK. Comparative Evaluation of Two Venous Sampling Techniques for the Assessment of Pancreatic Insulin and Zinc Release upon Glucose Challenge. J Diabetes Res. 2015 Jul 12;2015:789359. doi: 10.1155/2015/789359

Pozo K, Hillmann A, Augustyn A, Plattner F, Hai T, Singh T, Ramezani S, Sun X, Pfragner R, Minna JD, Cote GJ, Chen H, Bibb JA, Nwariaku FE. Differential Expression of Cell Cycle Regulators in CDK5-Dependent Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Tumorigenesis. Oncotarget. 2015 May 20;6(14):12080-93. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.3813.

Huang C, Kearney V, Moeendarbari S, Jiang R, Christensen P, Tekade R, Sun X, Mao W, Hao Y. Hollow Gold Nanoparticals as Biocompatible Radiosensitizer: An In Vitro Proof of Concept Study. Journal of Nano Research. 2015 May;32,106-112. doi: 10.4028/

Kumar A, Hao G, Liu L, Ramezani S, Hsieh JT, Öz OK, Sun X. Click-Chemistry Strategy for Labeling Antibodies with Copper-64 Via a Cross-Bridged Tetraazamacrocyclic Chelator Scaffold. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Apr 15;26(4):782-9. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00102. Epub 2015 Mar 19.

Liang SH, Holland JP, Stephenson NA, Kassenbrock A, Rotstein BH, Daignault CP, Lewis R, Collier L, Hooker JM, Vasdev N. PET Neuroimaging Studies of [(18)F]CABS13 in a Double Transgenic Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease and Nonhuman Primates. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2015 Apr 15;6(4):535-41. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.5b00055. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Yang S, Sun S, Zhou C, Hao G, Liu J, Ramezani S, Yu M, Sun X, Zheng J. Renal Clearance and Degradation of Glutathione-Coated Copper Nanoparticles. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Mar 18;26(3):511-9. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00003. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Kumar A, Zhang S, Hao G, Hassan G, Ramezani S, Sagiyama K, Lo ST, Takahashi M, Sherry AD, Öz OK, Kovacs Z, Sun X. Molecular Platform for Design and Synthesis of Targeted Dual-Modality Imaging Probes. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Mar 18;26(3):549-58. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00028. Epub 2015 Feb 20.

Hao G, Liu W, Hassan G, Öz OK, Kovacs Z, Sun X. A Comparative Study of Trans- and Cis-isomers of a Bone-Seeking Agent, DO2A2P. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015 Feb 1;25(3):571-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.12.016. Epub 2014 Dec 13.

Cai H, Singh AN, Sun X, Peng F. Synthesis and Characterization of Her2-NLP Peptide Conjugates Targeting Circulating Breast Cancer Cells: Cellular Uptake and Localization by Fluorescent Microscopic Imaging. J Fluoresc. 2015 Jan;25(1):113-7. doi: 10.1007/s10895-014-1486-9. Epub 2015 Jan 27.

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Kumar A, Lo ST, Öz OK, Sun X. Derivatization of (±) Dihydrotetrabenazine for Copper-64 Labeling Towards Long-Lived Radiotracers for PET Imaging of the Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2014 Dec 15;24(24):5663-5665. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.10.070. Epub 2014 Oct 28.

Vinluan RD 3rd, Liu J, Zhou C, Yu M, Yang S, Kumar A, Sun S, Dean A, Sun X, Zheng J. Glutathione-Coated Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: A Surface Ligand for Minimizing Serum Protein Adsorption. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Aug 13;6(15):11829-33. doi: 10.1021/am5031374. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

Nguyen LH, Robinton DA, Seligson MT, Wu L, Li L, Rakheja D, Comerford SA, Ramezani S, Sun X, Parikh MS, Yang EH, Powers JT, Shinoda G, Shah SP, Hammer RE, Daley GQ, Zhu H. Lin28b is Sufficient to Drive Liver Cancer and Necessary for Its Maintenance in Murine Models.Cancer Cell. 2014 Aug 11;26(2):248-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2014.06.018.

Swiercz R, Chiguru S, Tahmasbi A, Ramezani SM, Hao G, Challa DK, Lewis MA, Kulkarni PV, Sun X, Ober RJ, Mason RP, Ward ES. Use of Fc-Engineered Antibodies as Clearing Agents to Increase Contrast During PET. J Nucl Med. 2014 Jul;55(7):1204-7. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.113.136481. Epub 2014 May 27.

Singh AN, Dakanali M, Hao G, Ramezani S, Kumar A, Sun X. Enantiopure Bifunctional Chelators for Copper Radiopharmaceuticals—Does Chirality Matter in Radiotracer Design?. Eur J Med Chem. 2014 Jun 10;80:308-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2014.04.071. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Singh AN, McGuire MJ, Li S, Hao G, Kumar A, Sun X, Brown KC. Dimerization of a Phage-Display Selected Peptide for Imaging of αvβ6- Integrin: Two Approaches to the Multivalent Effect. Theranostics. 2014;4(7):745-60. doi: 10.7150/thno.7811. eCollection 2014.

Wu K, Liu J, Tseng SF, Gore C, Ning Z, Sharifi N, Fazli L, Gleave M, Kapur P, Xiao G, Sun X, Öz OK, Min W, Alexandrakis G, Yang CR, Hsieh CL, Wu HC, He D, Xie D, Hsieh JT. The Role of DAB2IP in Androgen Receptor Activation During Prostate Cancer Progression. Oncogene. 2014 Apr 10;33(15):1954-63. doi: 10.1038/onc.2013.143. Epub 2013 Apr 22.

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Stafford JH, Hao G, Best AM, Sun X, Thorpe PE. Highly Specific PET Imaging of Prostate Tumors in Mice with an Iodine-124-Labeled Antibody Fragment that Targets Phosphatidylserine. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e84864. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084864. eCollection 2013.

Lee C, Lo ST, Lim J, da Costa VC, Ramezani S, Öz OK, Pavan GM, Annunziata O, Sun X, Simanek EE. Design, Synthesis and Biological Assessment of a Triazine Dendrimer with Approximately 16 Paclitaxel Groups and 8 PEG Groups. Mol Pharm. 2013 Dec 2;10(12):4452-61. doi: 10.1021/mp400290u. Epub 2013 Nov 15.

Pozo K, Castro-Rivera E, Tan C, Plattner F, Schwach G, Siegl V, Meyer D, Guo A, Gundara J, Mettlach G, Richer E, Guevara JA, Ning L, Gupta A, Hao G, Tsai LH, Sun X, Antich P, Sidhu S, Robinson BG, Chen H, Nwariaku FE, Pfragner R, Richardson JA, Bibb JA. The Role of Cdk5 in Neuroendocrine Thyroid Cancer. Cancer Cell. 2013 Oct 14;24(4):499-511. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.08.027.

Nair AM, Tsai YT, Shah KM, Shen J, Weng H, Zhou J, Sun X, Saxena R, Borrelli J Jr, Tang L. The Effect of Erythropoietin on Autologous Stem Cell-Mediated Bone Regeneration. Biomaterials. 2013 Oct;34(30):7364-71. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.06.031. Epub 2013 Jul 4.

Hao G, Kumar A, Dobin T, Öz OK, Hsieh JT, Sun X. A Multivalent Approach of Imaging Probe Design to Overcome an Endogenous Anion Binding Competition for Noninvasive Assessment of Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen. Mol Pharm. 2013 Aug 5;10(8):2975-85. doi: 10.1021/mp4000844. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Patra S, Kozura B, Huang AY, Enciso AE, Sun X, Hsieh JT, Kao CL, Chen HT, Simanek EE. Dendrimers Terminated with Dichlorotriazine Groups Provide a Route to Compositional Diversity. Org Lett. 2013 Aug 2;15(15):3808-11. doi: 10.1021/ol400811h. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Zhou J, Hao G, Weng H, Tsai YT, Baker DW, Sun X, Tang L. In Vivo Evaluation of Medical Device-Associated Inflammation Using a Macrophage-Specific Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Probe. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2013 Apr 1;23(7):2044-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2013.02.004. Epub 2013 Feb 13.

Lo ST, Kumar A, Hsieh JT, Sun X. Dendrimer Nanoscaffolds for Potential Theranostics of Prostate Cancer with a Focus on Radiochemistry. Mol Pharm. 2013 Mar 4;10(3):793-812. doi: 10.1021/mp3005325. Epub 2013 Jan 24. Review.

Hao G, Du Y, Zhou XJ, Guo J, Sun X, Mohan C, Öz OK. Serial Non-Invasive Assessment of Antibody Induced Nephritis in Mice Using Positron Emission Tomography. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57418. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057418. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

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Hao G, Sun X, Do QN, Ocampo-García B, Vilchis-Juárez A, Ferro-Flores G, De León-Rodríguez LM. Cyclization of RGD Peptide Sequences Via the Macrocyclic Chelator DOTA for Integrin Imaging. Dalton Trans. 2012 Dec 14;41(46):14051-4. doi: 10.1039/c2dt31493b. Epub 2012 Oct 22.

Zhou C, Hao G, Thomas P, Liu J, Yu M, Sun S, Öz OK, Sun X, Zheng J. Near-Infrared Emitting Radioactive Gold Nanoparticles with Molecular Pharmacokinetics. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012 Oct 1;51(40):10118-22. doi: 10.1002/anie.201203031. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

Peng F, Lutsenko S, Sun X, Muzik O. Imaging Copper Metabolism Imbalance in Atp7b (-/-) Knockout Mouse Model of Wilson's Disease with PET-CT and Orally Administered 64CuCl2. Mol Imaging Biol. 2012 Oct;14(5):600-7. doi: 10.1007/s11307-011-0532-0.

Marin-Valencia I, Cho SK, Rakheja D, Hatanpaa KJ, Kapur P, Mashimo T, Jindal A, Vemireddy V, Good LB, Raisanen J, Sun X, Mickey B, Choi C, Takahashi M, Togao O, Pascual JM, Deberardinis RJ, Maher EA, Malloy CR, Bachoo RM. Glucose Metabolism via the Pentose Phosphate Pathway, Glycolysis and Krebs Cycle in an Orthotopic Mouse Model of Human Brain Tumors. NMR Biomed. 2012 Oct;25(10):1177-86. doi: 10.1002/nbm.2787. Epub 2012 Mar 1.

Zhou J, Liu W, Pong RC, Hao G, Sun X, Hsieh JT. Analysis of Oligo-Arginine Cell-Permeable Peptides Uptake by Prostate Cells. Amino Acids. 2012 Apr;42(4):1253-60. doi: 10.1007/s00726-010-0817-7. Epub 2010 Dec 1.

Vasdev N, Cao P, van Oosten E, Wilson AA, Houle S, Hao G, Sun X, Slavine N, Alhasan M, Antich PP, Bontee FJ, Kulkarni P. Synthesis and PET Imaging Studies of [18F]2-Fluoroquinolin-8-ol ([18F]CABS13) in Transgenic Mouse Models of Alzheimer’s Disease. Med Chem Commun. 2012 Mar 23;3(10):1228-1230. doi: 10.1039/C2MD20075A.

Lim J, Lo ST, Hill S, Pavan GM, Sun X, Simanek EE. Antitumor Activity and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Paclitaxel-Laden Triazine Dendrimers. Mol Pharm. 2012 Mar 5;9(3):404-12. doi: 10.1021/mp2005017. Epub 2012 Feb 3.

Peng F, Lutsenko S, Sun X, Muzik O. Positron Emission Tomography of Copper Metabolism in the Atp7b-/- Knock-Out Mouse Model of Wilson's Disease. Mol Imaging Biol. 2012 Feb;14(1):70-8. doi: 10.1007/s11307-011-0476-4.

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Huang C, Jiang J, Muangphat C, Sun X, Hao Y. Trapping Iron Oxide into Hollow Gold Nanoparticles. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2011 Dec;6(1):43. doi: 10.1007/s11671-010-9792-x. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

Hao G, Zhou J, Guo Y, Long MA, Anthony T, Stanfield J, Hsieh JT, Sun X. A Cell Permeable Peptide Analog as a Potential-Specific PET Imaging Probe for Prostate Cancer Detection. Amino Acids. 2011 Nov;41(5):1093-101. doi: 10.1007/s00726-010-0515-5. Epub 2010 Mar 11.

Shen J, Tsai YT, Dimarco NM, Long MA, Sun X, Tang L. Transplantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Young Donors Delays Aging in Mice. Sci Rep. 2011;1:67. doi: 10.1038/srep00067. Epub 2011 Aug 18.

Singh AN, Liu W, Hao G, Kumar A, Gupta A, Öz OK, Hsieh JT, Sun X. Multivalent Bifunctional Chelator Scaffolds for Gallium-68 Based Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Probe Design: Signal Amplification via Multivalency. Bioconjug Chem. 2011 Aug 17;22(8):1650-62. doi: 10.1021/bc200227d. Epub 2011 Jul 26.

Hao G, Hajibeigi A, León-Rodríguez LM, Öz OK, Sun X. Peptoid-Based PET Imaging of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor (VEGFR) Expression. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011;1(1):65-75. Epub 2011 Aug 1.

Karam JA, Huang S, Fan J, Stanfield J, Schultz RA, Pong RC, Sun X, Mason RP, Xie XJ, Niu G, Chen X, Frenkel EP, Sagalowsky AI, Hsieh JT. Upregulation of TRAG3 Gene in Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder. Int J Cancer. 2011 Jun 15;128(12):2823-32. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25631. Epub 2010 Oct 26.

Zhou C, Long M, Qin Y, Sun X, Zheng J. Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles with Efficient Renal Clearance. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011 Mar 28;50(14):3168-72. doi: 10.1002/anie.201007321. Epub 2011 Mar 4.

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Drerup JM, Hayashi K, Cui H, Mettlach GL, Long MA, Marvin M, Sun X, Goldberg MS, Lutter M, Bibb JA. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Phenotype in Mice Lacking the Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 5 Cofactor p35. Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Dec 15;68(12):1163-71. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.07.016. Epub 2010 Sep 15.

Dence CS, Laforest R, Sun X, Sharp TL, Welch MJ, Mach RH. Radiochemical Synthesis, Rodent Biodistribution and Tumor Uptake, and Dosimetry Calculations of [¹¹C] Methylated LY2181308. Mol Imaging Biol. 2010 Dec;12(6):608-15. doi: 10.1007/s11307-010-0319-8.

De León-Rodríguez LM, Lubag A, Udugamasooriya DG, Proneth B, Brekken RA, Sun X, Kodadek T, Dean Sherry A. MRI Detection of VEGFR2 In Vivo Using a Low Molecular Weight Peptoid-(Gd)8-Dendron for Targeting. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Sep 22;132(37):12829-31. doi: 10.1021/ja105563a.

Lo ST, Stern S, Clogston JD, Zheng J, Adiseshaiah PP, Dobrovolskaia M, Lim J, Patri AK, Sun X, Simanek EE. Biological Assessment of Triazine Dendrimer: Toxicological Profiles, Solution Behavior, Biodistribution, Drug Release and Efficacy in a PEGylated, Paclitaxel Construct. Mol Pharm. 2010 Aug 2;7(4):993-1006. doi: 10.1021/mp100104x.

Suriamoorthy P, Zhang X, Hao G, Joly AG, Singh S, Hossu M, Sun X, Chen W. Folic Acid-CdTe Quantum Dot Conjugates and Their Applications for Cancer Cell Targeting. Cancer Nanotechnol. 2010;1(1-6):19-28. doi: 10.1007/s12645-010-0003-3. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

Xie D, Gore C, Liu J, Pong RC, Mason R, Hao G, Long M, Kabbani W, Yu L, Zhang H, Chen H, Sun X, Boothman DA, Min W, Hsieh JT. Role of DAB2IP in Modulating Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition and Prostate Cancer Metastasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 9;107(6):2485-90. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0908133107. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

Xiao M, Nyagilo J, Arora V, Kulkarni P, Xu D, Sun X, Davé DP. Gold Nanotags for Combined Multi-Colored Raman Spectroscopy and X-Ray Computed Tomography. Nanotechnology. 2010 Jan 22;21(3):035101. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/3/035101.

Huang C, Hao Y, Nyagilo J, Dave, DP, Xu L, and Sun X. Porous Hollow Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer SERS Imaging. J Nano Research. 2010 Apr 7;10:137-148. doi: 10.4028/

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Lim J, Chouai A, Lo ST, Liu W, Sun X, Simanek EE. Design, Synthesis, Characterization, and Biological Evaluation of Triazine Dendrimers Bearing Paclitaxel Using Ester and Ester/Disulfide Linkages. Bioconjug Chem. 2009 Nov;20(11):2154-61. doi: 10.1021/bc900324z.

Liu J, Hajibeigi A, Ren G, Lin M, Siyambalapitiyage W, Liu Z, Simpson E, Parkey RW, Sun X, Öz OK. Retention of the Radiotracers 64Cu-ATSM and 64Cu-PTSM in Human and Murine Tumors is Influenced by MDR1 Protein Expression.J Nucl Med. 2009 Aug;50(8):1332-9. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.109.061879. Epub 2009 Jul 17.

Li S, McGuire MJ, Lin M, Liu YH, Oyama T, Sun X, Brown KC. Synthesis and Characterization of a High-Affinity {alpha}v{beta}6-Specific Ligand for In Vitro and In Vivo Applications. Mol Cancer Ther. 2009 May;8(5):1239-49. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-08-1098. Epub 2009 May 12.

Pasha A, Lin M, Tircsó G, Rostollan CL, Woods M, Kiefer GE, Sherry AD, Sun X. Synthesis and Evaluation of Lanthanide Ion DOTA-Tetraamide Complexes Bearing Peripheral Hydroxyl Groups. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2009 Mar;14(3):421-38. doi: 10.1007/s00775-008-0459-3. Epub 2008 Dec 13.

Liu W, Hao G, Long MA, Anthony T, Hsieh JT, Sun X. Imparting Multivalency to a Bifunctional Chelator: A Scaffold Design for Targeted PET Imaging Probes. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009;48(40):7346-9. doi: 10.1002/anie.200903556.

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Zhou Y-F, Gulaka P, Zhou J, Xiao M, Xu D, Hsieh J-T, Kodibagkar VD, Sun X. Preparation and Evaluation of a Radioisotope-Incorporated Iron Oxide Core/Au Shell Nanoplatform for Dual Modality Imaging. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2008 Dec;4(4):474-81. doi: 10.1166/jbn.2008.013

Woods M, Caravan P, Geraldes CF, Greenfield MT, Kiefer GE, Lin M, McMillan K, Prata MI, Santos AC, Sun X, Wang J, Zhang S, Zhao P, Sherry AD. The Effect of the Amide Substituent on the Biodistribution and Tolerance of Lanthanide(III) DOTA-Tetraamide Derivatives. Invest Radiol. 2008 Dec;43(12):861-70. doi: 10.1097/RLI.0b013e318186531d.

Liu W, Hajibeigi A, Lin M, Rostollan CL, Kovacs Z, Öz OK, Sun X. An Osteoclast-Targeting Agent for Imaging and Therapy of Bone Metastasis. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2008 Sep 1;18(17):4789-93. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2008.07.092. Epub 2008 Jul 27.

Lim J, Guo Y, Rostollan CL, Stanfield J, Hsieh JT, Sun X, Simanek EE. The Role of the Size and Number of Polyethylene Glycol Chains in the Biodistribution and Tumor Localization of Triazine Dendrimers. Mol Pharm. 2008 Jul-Aug;5(4):540-7. doi: 10.1021/mp8000292.

Kálmán FK, Baranyai Z, Tóth I, Bányai I, Király R, Brücher E, Aime S, Sun X, Sherry AD, Kovács Z. Synthesis, Potentiometric, Kinetic, and NMR Studies of 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclododecane-1,7-bis(Acetic Acid)-4,10-bis(Methylenephosphonic Acid) (DO2A2P) and Its Complexes with Ca(II), Cu(II), Zn(II) and Lanthanide(III) Ions. Inorg Chem. 2008 May 5;47(9):3851-62. doi: 10.1021/ic7024704. Epub 2008 Apr 2.

Vasalatiy O, Gerard RD, Zhao P, Sun X, Sherry AD. Labeling of Adenovirus Particles with PARACEST Agents. Bioconjug Chem. 2008 Mar;19(3):598-606. doi: 10.1021/bc7002605. Epub 2008 Feb 7.

Fan J, Stanfield J, Guo Y, Karam JA, Frenkel E, Sun X, Hsieh JT. Effect of Trans-2,3-Dimethoxycinnamoyl Azide on Enhancing Antitumor Activity of Romidepsin on Human Bladder Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Feb 15;14(4):1200-7. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-07-1656.

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Book Chapters and Invited Reviews

Tekade RK, Sun X. The Warburg Effect and Glucose-Derived Cancer Theranostics. Drug Discov Today. 2017 Nov;22(11):1637-1653. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2017.08.003. Epub 2017 Aug 24. Review.

Moeendarbari S, Mulgaonkar A, Hande AS, Silvers W, Zhang C, Liu Y, Pillai AK, Sun X, Hao Y. Gold Nanoparticles in Current Biomedical Applications. Reviews in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2016 Jun;5(1):28-78. doi: 10.1166/rnn.2016.1070. Contributing Author.

Lo ST, Kumar A, Sun X. "Delivery and Controlled Release of Therapeutics via Dendrimer Scaffolds." Nanoparticle Delivery of Biotherapeutics (Volume 2). 2015 Jul;2(10):14-28. doi: 10.4155/9781910420430. Contributing Author.

Jin M, Hao G, Sun X, Chen W. Nanoparticle-Based Positron Emission Tomography and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Imaging of Cancer. Rev Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2012 Mar;1:3-21. doi: 10.1166/rnn.2012.1002. Contributing Author.

Wu Y, Sun X, Sherry AD. "Molecular Imaging and Cancer Management: PET and MR Agents for Molecular Imaging of Cancer Metabolism." Principles of Molecular Diagnostics and Personalized Cancer Medicine. 2012 Dec 7;233-246. isbn: 9781469820644. Contributing Author.

Hao G, Singh AN, Öz OK, Sun X. Recent Advances in Copper Radiopharmaceuticals. Curr Radiopharm. 2011 Apr;4(2):109-21. Review.

Hao G, Singh AN, Liu W, Sun X. PET with Non-Standard Nuclides. Curr Top Med Chem. 2010;10(11):1096-112. doi: 10.2174/156802610791384289. Review.

Lin M, Lubag A, McGuire MJ, Seliounine SY, Tsyganov EN, Antich PP, Sherry AD, Brown KC, Sun X. Advances in Molecular Imaging of Pancreatic Beta Cells. Front Biosci. 2008 May 1;13:4558-7. Review.

Chen W, Sun X. "Luminescent Nanoparticles for Biological Applications: Imaging, Therapy, and Targeting Strategies." Recent Advances of Bioconjugation Chemistry in Molecular Imaging. Research Signpost. 2008;399. isbn: 9788130802107. Contributing Author.

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