Selected Publications


  1. Wang M, Abbah SA, Hu T, Moon Lam RW, Toh SY, Liu T, Cool S, Bhakoo K, Li J, Hong Goh JC, Wong HK. Polyelectrolyte Complex Carrier Enhances Therapeutic Efficiency and Safety Profile of BMP-2 in Porcine Lumbar Interbody Fusion Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Apr 17.
  2. Hu T, Abbah SA, Wang M, Toh SY, Moon Lam RW, Naidu M, Bhakta G, Cool S, Bhakoo K, Li J, Cho-Hong Goh J, Wong HK. Novel Protamine based Polyelectrolyte carrier enhance low dose rhBMP-2 in Posterolateral Spinal Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Feb 19.
  3. Zhang T, Wen F, Wu Y, Goh GS, Ge Z, Tan LP, Hui JH and Yang Z. Cross-talk between TGF-beta / SMAD and integrin signaling pathways in regulating hypertrophy of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis under deferral dynamic compression. Biomaterials, 38, pg 72 – 85. 2015.
  4. Samsonraj RM, Rai B, Sathiyanathan P, Puan KJ, Rotzschke O, Hui JH, Raghunath M, Stanton LW, Nurcombe V and Cool SM. Establishing criteria for human mesenchymal stem cell potency. Stem cells, 2015.
  5. Movahednia MM, Kidwai KF, Zou Y, Tong HJ, Liu X, Islam I, Toh WS, Raghunath M, Cao T. Differential effects of the extracellular microenvironment on human embryonic stem cells differentiation into keratinocytes and their subsequent replicative lifespan. Tissue Eng. 2015 Apr;21(7-8):1432-43, Epub 2015 Feb 19
  6. Kumar P, Satyam A, Fan X, Rochev Y, Rodriguez BJ, Gorelov A, Joshi L, Raghunath M, Pandit A, Zeugolis DI. Accelerated Development of Supramolecular Corneal Stromal-Like Assemblies from Corneal Fibroblasts in the Presence of Macromolecular Crowders. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2015 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print].[4.3]
  7. Rashid R, Chee SML, Raghunath M, Wohland T. 2015. Macromolecular Crowding Gives Rise to Microviscosity, Anomalous Diffusion & Accelerated Actin Polymerization. In press, Phys Biol, [3.1]
  8. Dewavrin JY; Abdurrahiem M, Blocki A; Musib M; Piazza F, Raghunath M. 2015. Synergistic Rate Boosting of Collagen Fibrillogenesis in Heterogeneous Mixtures of Crowding Agents. J Phys Chem B119(12):4350-8. doi: 10.1021/jp5077559. Epub 2015 Mar 12 [4.8]
  9. Blocki A, Raghunath M, Bhakoo K. 2015. Microcapsules Engineered to Support Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Survival and Proliferation enable Long-Term Retention of MSCs in infarcted Myocardium. Biomaterials, in press 18 Feb 2015 [8.3]
  10. Kumar P, Satyam A, Fan X, Collin E , Rochev Y, Rodriguez B, Gorelov A, Dillon S, Joshi S, Raghunath M, Pandit A, Zeugolis D. 2015. Macromolecularly crowded in vitro microenvironments accelerate the production of extracellular matrix-rich supramolecular assemblies. Sci Rep. 4;5:8729. doi: 10.1038/srep08729. [5.3]
  11. Lu Q, Pandya M, Rufaihah AJ, Rosa V, Tong HJ, Seliktar D, Toh WS (2015) Modulation of dental pulp stem cell odontogenesis in a tunable PEG-fibrinogen hydrogel system. Stem Cells International (In press)
  12. Cherbuin T, Movahednia MM, Toh WS, Cao T (2015) Investigation of human embryonic stem cell-derived keratinocytes as an in vitro research model for dynamic mechanical stress response. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports (In press) DOI: 10.1007/s12015-014-9565-5
  13. Toh WS, Cao T. (2015) ‘Derivation of chondrogenic cells from human embryonic stem cells for cartilage tissue engineering’ Methods in Molecular Biology Human Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols 3rd Edition (Ed. Kursad Turksen) (In press) DOI: 10.1007/7651_2014_89
  14. Toh WS, Toh YC, Loh XJ. (2015) ‘Hydrogels for stem cell fate control and delivery in regenerative medicine’ Series in Bioengineering: In-situ Gelling Polymers (Ed. Xian Jun Loh) pp. 187-214. Springer DOI 10.1007/978-981-287-152-7_8