See a complete PubMed list of publications by J. Manuel Perez, PhD.

Selected Key Publications

Kaittanis C, Shaffer TM, Ogirala A, Santra S, Perez JM, Chiosis G, Li Y, Josephson L, Grimm J. Environment-responsive nanophores for therapy and treatment monitoring via molecular MRI quenching. Nature Comm. 2014 Mar 5;5:3384.

Lee MW, Bassiouni R, Sparrow NA, Iketani A, Boohaker RJ, Moskowitz C, Vishnubhotla P, Khaled AS, Oyer J, Copik A, Fernandez-Valle C, Perez JM, Khaled AR. The CT20 peptide causes detachment and death of metastatic breast cancer cells by promoting mitochondrial aggregation and cytoskeletal disruption. Cell Death Dis. 2014 May 22;5:e1249.

Santiesteban OJ, Kaittanis C, Perez JM. Identification of toxin inhibitors using a magnetic nanosensor-based assay. Small 2014;10(6):1202-1211.

Yang L, Sundaresan G, Sun M, Jose P, Hoffman D, McDonagh PR, Lamichhane N, Cutler CS, Perez JM, Zweit J. Intrinsically radiolabeled multifunctional cerium oxide nanoparticles for in vivo studies. J Mater Chem B. 2013;1:1421-1431.!divAbstract.

Santra S, Jativa SD, Kaittanis C, Normand G, Grimm J, Perez JM. Gadolinium-encapsulating iron oxide nanoprobe as activatable NMR/MRI contrast agent. ACS Nano. 2012;6(8):7281-7294.

Boohaker RJ, Zhang G, Lee MW, Nemec KN, Santra S, Perez JM, Khaled AR. Rational development of a cytotoxic peptide to trigger cell death. Mol Pharmaceutics. 2012;9(7):2080-2093.

Santiesteban OJ, Kaittanis C, Santra S, Perez JM. Assessment of molecular interactions through magnetic relaxation. Angew Chem In Ed. 2012;51:6728-6732.

Kaittanis C, Santra S, Asati A, Perez JM. A cerium oxide nanoparticle-based device for the detection of chronic inflammation via optical and magnetic resonance imaging. Nanoscale 2012;4(6):2117-2123.!divAbstract.

Santra S, Kaittanis C, Santiesteban OJ, Perez JM. Cell-specific, activatable, and theranostic prodrug for dual-targeted cancer imaging and therapy. J Am Chem Soc. 2011;133(41):16680-16688.

Asati A, Santra S, Kaittanis C, Perez JM. Surface-charge-dependent cell localization and cytotoxicity of cerium oxide nanoparticles. ACS Nano. 2010;4(9):5321-5331.

Santra S, Kaittanis C, Perez JM. Aliphatic hyperbranched polyester: a new building block in the construction of multifunctional nanoparticles and nanocomposites. Langmuir 2010;26(8):5364-5373.

Santra S, Kaittanis C, Grimm J, Perez JM. Drug/dye-loaded, multifunctional iron oxide nanoparticles for combined targeted cancer therapy and dual optical/MR-imaging. Small 2009;5(16):1862-1868.

Asati A, Santra S, Kaittanis C, Nath S, Perez JM. Oxidase-like activity of polymer-coated cerium oxide nanoparticles. Angew Chem Int Ed. 2009;48(13):2308-2312.

Rabin O, Perez JM, Grimm J, Wojtkiewicz G, Weissleder R. An x-ray computed tomography imaging agent based on long-circulating bismuth sulphide nanoparticles. Nature Mat. 2006 Jan 29;5:118-122.

Perez JM, Josephson L, O’Loughin T, Hogemann D, Weissleder R. Magnetic relaxation switches capable of sensing molecular interactions. Nature Biotech. 2002 Jul 22;20:816-820.