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Recent Publications
Madsen, et al., Biotechnol & Bioeng., 117:223-237, 2020. View here

Representative Recent Publications 

SD Madsen, MK Giler, BA Bunnell, and KC O’Connor*. Illuminating the regenerative properties of stem cells in vivo with bioluminescence imaging. Biotechnol J. 16: e2000248 (2021). 

SD Madsen, SH Jones, HA Tucker, MK Giler, DC Muller, CT Discher, KC Russell, GL Dobek, MC Sammarco, BA Bunnell and KC O’Connor*. Survival of aging CD264+ and CD264- populations of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells is independent of colony-forming efficiency. Biotechnol & Bioeng. 117 (1): 223-237 (2020). [3 citations, Featured on back cover]

KC O’Connor. A cautionary tale about the use of colony-forming efficiency as a proxy for the survival of mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cell Res Ther. 11: 292 (2020).  [490 accesses, 1 citation]

KC O’Connor*. Molecular profiles of cell-to-cell variation in the regenerative potential of mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cells Int, article ID 5924878 (2019). [1560 views, 11 citations]

SD Madsen, KC Russell, HA Tucker, J Glowacki, BA Bunnell and KC O'Connor*. Decoy TRAIL receptor CD264: A cell surface marker of cellular aging for human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cell Res Ther, 8: 201 (2017) [2097 accesses, 11 citations]


Representative Publications
Figure Caption: Components of engineered tissue prepared with adult stem cells (Barrilleaux, Phinney, Prockop and O’Connor. Ex vivo engineering of living tissue with adult stem cells. Tissue Eng, 12: 3007-19, 2006). PDF

Representative Other Highly Cited Publications (Web of Science Citations > 40)

KC Russell, MR Lacey, JK Gilliam, HA Tucker, DG Phinney and KC O’Connor*. Clonal analysis of proliferation potential of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells as a function of potency. Biotechnol Bioeng, 108: 2716-26 (2011). [FEATURED ARTICLE; K O’Connor earned the 2013 Gaden Award from Biotechnology & Bioengineering for this article. 53 Citations]

KC Russell, DG Phinney, MR Lacey, BL Barrilleaux, KE Meyertholen and KC O'Connor*. In vitro high-capacity assay to quantify the clonal heterogeneity in trilineage potential of mesenchymal stem cells reveals a complex hierarchy of lineage commitment. Stem Cells, 28: 788-98 (2010). [Among Top 50 Downloaded Articles in Stem Cells for March 2010; 297 Citations]

BL Barrilleaux, DG Phinney, DJ Prockop and KC O'Connor*. Ex vivo engineering of living tissue with adult stem cells. Tissue Eng, 12: 3007-19 (2006). [FEATURED ARTICLE; 155 Citations]

C Vidulescu, S Clejan and KC O'Connor*. Vesicle traffic through intercellular bridges in DU 145 human prostate cancer cells. J Cell Mol Med, 8: 388-96 (2004). [63 Citations]

RM Enmon, KC O'Connor*, DJ Lacks, DK Schwartz and RS Dotson. Dynamics of spheroid self-assembly in liquid-overlay cultures of DU 145 human prostate cancer cells. Biotechnol Bioeng, 72: 579-91 (2001). [48 Citations]

NJ Hallab*, KJ Bundy, K O'Connor, RL Moses and JJ Jacobs. Evaluation of metallic and polymeric biomaterial surface energy and surface roughness characteristics for directed cell adhesion. Tissue Eng, 7: 55-71 (2001). [402 Citations]

NJ Hallab, KJ Bundy*, K O'Connor, R Clark and RL Moses. Cell adhesion to biomaterials: correlations between surface charge, surface roughness, adsorbed protein and cell morphology. J Long-Term Effects Med Implants, 5: 209-31 (1995) [INVITED; 125 Citations]