1. T. Banerjee, N. Panchal, C. Sutton, R. Elliott, T. Patel, K. Kajal, E. Arogunyo, N. Koti, S. Santra. "Tunable Magneto-Plasmonic Nanosensor for Sensitive Detection of Foodborne Pathogens". Biosensors, 2023, 13, 109.

  2. N. Panchal, V. Jain, R. Elliot, Z. Flint, W. Paul, D. Caine, T. Banerjee, S. Santra. "Plasmon-Enhanced Bimodal Nanosensor: An Enzyme-Free Signal Amplification Strategy for Ultrasensitive Detection of Pathogens". Analytical Chemistry, 2022, 94, 13968-13977.

  3. V. Jain, T. Shelby, T. Patel, E. Mekhedov, J. P. Petersen, J. Zimmerberg, A. Ranaweera, D. Weliky, P. Dandawate, A. Shrikant, S. Sulthana, Y. Vasquez,   T. Banerjee, S. Santra. "A Bimodal Nanosensor for Probing Influenza Fusion Protein Activity Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging". ACS Sensors, 2021, 6, 1899−1909.

  4. T. Banerjee, T. Patel, O. Pashchenko, R. Elliott, S. Santra. "Rapid Detection and One-Step Differentiation of Cross-Reactivity Between Zika and Dengue Virus using Functional Magnetic Nanosensors". ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2021, 4, 3786−3795.

  5. S. Naz, T. Banerjee, F. Totsingan, K. Woody, R. A. Gross, S. Santra. "Therapeutic Efficacy of Lactonic Sophorolipids: Nanoceria-Assisted Combination Therapy of NSCLC using HDAC and Hsp90 Inhibitors". Nanotheranostics, 2021, 5, 391-404.

  6. Z. Shaw, A. Patel, T. Butcher, T. Banerjee, R. Bean and S. Santra. "Pseudo-Branched Polyester Copolymer: An Efficient Drug Delivery System to Treat Cancer". Biomaterials Science, 2020, 8, 1481-1772.

  7. S. Santra, Z. Shaw, R. Narayanam, V. Jain, T. Banerjee. "Selective O-alkylation of 2,2’-Bis(hydroxymethyl)propionic Acid to Synthesize Biodegradable Polymers for Drug Delivery Applications". ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2020, 2, 3465-3473.

  8. S. Santra, R. Bean, B. Heckert, Z. Shaw, V. Jain, L. Shrestha, R. Narayanam, Q. Austin. "Alkene-Azide Chemistry: A Facile, One-Step, Solvent- and Catalyst-Free Approach for Developing New Functional Monomers and Polymers". Polymer Chemistry, 2020, 11, 3723–3731.

  9. P. Dandawate, G. Kaushik, C. Ghosh, D. Standing, A. Sayed, S. Chowdhury, D. Subramaniam, A. Manzardo, T. Banerjee, S. Santra, P. Ramamoorthy, M. Butler, S. Padhye, J. Baranda, A. Kasi, W. Sun, O. Tawfik, D. Coppola, M. Malafa, S. Umar, M. Soares, S. Saha, S. Weir, A. Dhar, R. Jensen, S. Thomas and S. Anant. "Diphenylbutylpiperidine Antipsychotic Drugs Inhibit Prolactin Receptor Signaling to Reduce Growth of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma in Mice". Gastroenterology, 2019, 5, 1433–1449.

  10. J. Kallu, T. Banerjee, S. Sulthana, S. Darji, R. Higginbotham, C. Fletcher, N. N. Gerasimchuk and S. Santra. "Nanomedicine-Assisted Combination Therapy of NSCLC: New Platinum-Based Anticancer Drug Synergizes the Therapeutic Efficacy of Ganetespib". Nanotheranostics 2019, 3, 120-134.

  11. R. Alnasser, Z. Shaw, and S. Santra. "Hyperstar Polyester-Based Functional Nanotheranostics for the Targeted Drug Delivery and Treatment of Cancer". ChemNanoMat, 2019, 5, 1506-1514.

  12. T. Banerjee, T. Tummala, R. Elliott, W. Brantley, V. Jain, L. Hadorn and S. Santra, "Multimodal Magneto-Fluorescent Nanosensor for Rapid and Accurate Detection of Blood-Borne Pathogens". ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2019, 2, 5587-5593.

  13. M. R. Abedin, S. Umapathi, H. Mahendrakar, T. Laemthong, H. Coleman, D. Muchangi, S. Santra, M. Nath, S. Barua. "Polymer Coated Gold-Ferric Oxide Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Theranostic Applications". Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018, 16:48.  

  14. R. Elliott and S. Santra. "Nanomedicine: Tackling Undruggable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer". Journal of Nanomedicine Research 2018, 7, 173.

  15. R. Elliott, T. Banerjee and S. Santra. "ZIKA: An Emerging Disease Requiring Prevention and Awareness". PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2018, 12, e0006486.

  16. O. Pashchenko, T. Shelby, T. Banerjee and S. Santra. "A comparison of optical, electrochemical, magnetic, and colorimetric point-of-care biosensors for infectious disease diagnosis". ACS Infectious Diseases 2018, 4,1162.

  17. A. Carr, A. Khaled, R. Bassiouni, O. Flores, D. Nierenberg, H. Bhatti , P. Vishnubhotla , J. Manuel Perez , S. Santra and A. Khaled. "Targeting chaperonin containing TCP1 (CCT) as a molecular therapeutic for small cell lung cancer". Oncotarget 2017, 8, 110273.

  18. O. Flores, S. Santra, C. Kaittanis, R. Bassiouni, Annette R. Khaled, J. Grimm and J. M. Perez. "PSMA-Targeted Theranostic Nanocarrier for Prostate Cancer". Theranostics 2017, 7, 2477-2494.

  19. B. Heckert, T. Banerjee, S. Sulthana, S. Naz, R. Alnasser, D. Thompson, G. Normand, J. Grimm, J. M. Perez and S. Santra. "Design and Synthesis of New Sulfur-Containing Hyperbranched Polymer and Theranostic Nanomaterials for Bimodal Imaging and Treatment of Cancer". ACS Macro Letters 2017, 6, 235-240.

  20. S. Sulthana, T. Banerjee, J. Kallu, SR. Vuppala, B. Heckert, S. Naz, T. Shelby, O. Yambem, S. Santra. "Combination Therapy of NSCLC Using Hsp90 Inhibitor and Doxorubicin Carrying Functional Nanoceria". Molecular Pharmaceutics 2017, 14, 875-884.

  21. S. Naz, J. Beach, B. Heckert, T. Tummala, O. Pashchenko, T. Banerjee, S. Santra. "Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles: A "Radical" Approach to Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment". Nanomedicine 2017, 12, 545-553.

  22. T. Shelby, T. Banerjee, I. Zegar and S. Santra. "Highly Sensitive, Engineered Magnetic Nanosensors to Study the Ambiguous Activity of Zika Virus". Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 7377.

  23. T. Shelby, S. Sulthana, J. McAfee, T. Banerjee and S. Santra. "Foodborne Pathogens Screening Using Magneto-Fluorescent Nanosensor: Rapid Detection of E. coli O157:H7". JoVE 2017, 127, e55821.  

  24. T. Banerjee, T. Shelby, S. Santra. "How nanosensors may detect pathogen contamination before it ever reaches the dinner table". Future Microbiology 2017, 12, 97-100.

  25. T. Shelby, T. Banerjee, J. Kallu, S. Sulthana, I. Zegar, S. Santra. "Novel Magnetic Relaxation Nanosensors: An Unparalleled 'Spin' on Influenza Diagnosis". Nanoscale 2016, 8, 19605.

  26. T. Banerjee, S. Sulthana, T. Shelby, B. Heckert, J. Jewell, K. Woody, V. Karimnia, J. McAfee, S. Santra. "Multiparametric Magneto-fluorescent Nanosensors for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H721". ACS Infectious Diseases 2016, 2, 667-673.

  27. C. Kaittanis, T. M. Shaffer, A. Ogirala, S. Santra, J. M. Perez, G. Chiosis, Y. Li, L. Josephson, J. Grimm. "Environment-responsive nanophores for therapy and treatment monitoring via molecular MRI quenching". Nature Communications 2014, 5, 3384.

  28. Before joining Pittsburg State University as Assistant Professor in 2013.

  29. Santra, S. Jativa, D. J., Kaittanis, C. Normand, G. Grimm, J. Perez, J. M. "Gadolinium-Encapsulating Iron Oxide Nanoprobes as Activatable NMR/MRI Contrast Agent". ACS Nano 2012, 6, 7281.

  30. Boohaker, R. Zhang, G. Lee, M. Nemec, K. Santra, S. Perez, J. Manuel; Khaled, A. "Rational Development of a Cytotoxic Peptide to Trigger Cell Death". Molecular Pharmaceutics 2012, 9, 2080-2093.

  31. C. Kaittanis, H. Boukhriss, S. Santra, J. F. Valentine, S. A. Naser, J M. Perez. "Hybridizing magnetic relaxation nanosensors facilitate the rapid and sensitive detection of an intracellular pathogen in human peripheral leukocytes". PLoS One 2012, 7, e35326.

     *Featured in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News Magazine. *Featured in website of National Nanotechnology Initiative group.  *Posted on National Institute of General Medical Science (NIH) website. *Posted on website. *Posted on website.  *Posted on website. *Posted on website. * Interviewed on FOX 35 news channel. (2012)

  32. C. Kaittanis, S. Santra, A. Asati, J. M. Perez. "A Cerium Oxide Nanoparticle-based Device for the Detection of Chronic Inflammation via Optical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging". Nanoscale 2012, 4, 2117-2123.

  33. S. Santra, C. Kaittanis, O. J. Santiesteban, J. M. Perez. "Cell-Specific, Activatable and Theranostic Prodrug for Dual Targeted Cancer Imaging and Therapy". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16680-16688.

  34. S. Santra, C. Kaittanis, O. J. Santiesteban, J. M. Perez. "Trifunctional Targeting". ACS Chem. Biol. (Spotlight), 2011, 6, 1143-1143.

  35. S. Santra,* J. M. Perez. "Facile, One-Step, Selective N-Alkylation of Amino Acids: Novel Polyamino Acid-Based Theranostic Nanoagents for Targeted Cancer Therapy". Biomacromolecules 2011, 12, 3917-3927 * Corresponding Author.

  36. C. Kaittanis, S. Santra, O. J. Santiesteban, T. Henderson, J. M. Perez. "The Assembly State between Magnetic Nanosensors and their Targets Orchestrates their Magnetic Relaxation Response". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 3668-3676.

  37. A. Asati, C. Kaittanis, S. Santra, J. M. Perez. "pH-Tunable Oxidase-Like Activity of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Achieving Sensitive Fluorigenic Detection of Cancer Biomarkers at Neutral pH". Anal. Chem.2011, 83, 2547-2553.

  38. C. Kaittanis, T. Banerjee, S. Santra, O. J. Santiesteban, K. Teter, J. M. Perez. "Identification of Molecular-Mimicry-Based Ligands for Cholera Diagnostics using Magnetic Relaxation". Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2011, 22, 307-314.

  39. A. Asati, S. Santra, C. Kaittanis, J. M. Perez. "Surface chemistry-dependent cell localization and cytotoxicity of cerium oxide nanoparticles".
    ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 5321-5331.

  40. S. Santra, C. Kaittanis, J. M. Perez. "Cytochrome c Encapsulating Theranostic Nanoparticles: A Novel Bifunctional System for targeted delivery of therapeutic membrane-impermeable proteins to tumors and imaging of cancer therapy". Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2010, 7, 1209-1222.

  41. Kaittanis, C., S. Santra, Perez, J. M. "Emerging nanotechnology-based strategies for the identification of microbial pathogenesis". Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev. 2010, 62, 408.

  42. Santra, S., Kaittanis, C., Perez, J. M. "Aliphatic Hyperbranched Polyester: A New Building Block in the Construction of Multifunctional Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites". Langmuir 2010, 26, 5364.

  43. Santra, S., Kaittanis C., Grimm J. and Perez J. M. "Drug/Dye-Loaded, Multifunctional Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Combined Targeted Cancer Therapy and Dual Optical/MR-Imaging". Small 2009, 5, 1862.

     *Posted on National Institute of General Medical Science (NIH) website. *Invited for an interview in TV media coverage.
     *Posted on website.
  44. Asati, A., Santra, S., Kaittanis, C., Nath, S., Perez, J. M. "Oxidase-like activity of polymer-coated cerium oxide nanoparticles".
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2009, 48, 2308.

  45. * Featured as very important paper. *Selected for cover picture of the journal. *Featured in ACS Chemical & Engineering News Magazine. *Invited by ACS Communication office for Media coverage. *Posted on National Institute of General Medical Science (NIH) website.

  46. Kaittanis, C., Santra. S., Perez, J. M. "Role of nanoparticle valency in the nondestructive magnetic-relaxation-mediated detection and magnetic isolation of cells in complex media". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12780.

  47. S. Santra and A. Kumar. "Facile synthesis of aliphatic hyperbranched polyesters based on diethylmalonate and their irreversible molecular encapsulation". Chem. Comm. 2004, 2126.

  48. A. Kumar, A. Q. Contractor, A. V. Ambade, T. Ranganathan, K. Krishnamoorthy, S. P. Mishra, U. P. Ojha, S. Santra, M. Kanungo. "Novel approaches for novel materials". Int. J. Plast. Tech. 2003, 6, 73.

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