Shadrin, Ilya Y., Aaron L. Carlson, and Nenad Bursac. “Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Tissue Patch for Use in Cell-Based Cardiac Therapy.” In MOLECULAR THERAPY, 22:S206–S206. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2014.

Farah, Benjamin L., Lauran Madden, Songtao Li, Sierra Nance, Andrew Bird, Nenad Bursac, Paul M. Yen, Sarah P. Young, and Dwight D. Koeberl. “Adjunctive β2-agonist treatment reduces glycogen independently of receptor-mediated acid α-glucosidase uptake in the limb muscles of mice with Pompe disease.” FASEB J 28, no. 5 (May 2014): 2272–80.

Juhas, Mark, George Engelmayr, and Nenad Bursac. “Bioengineered Skeletal Muscle With Functional Stem Cell Pool and Capacity for Vascular Integration and Maturation In Vivo.” In MOLECULAR THERAPY, 22:S53–54. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2014.

Polstein, L. R., and C. A. Gersbach. “Spatiotemporal genetic control of cellular systems.” In Tissue and Organ Regeneration: Advances in Micro- and Nanotechnology, 156–97, 2014.

Juhas, Mark, George C. Engelmayr, Andrew N. Fontanella, Gregory M. Palmer, and Nenad Bursac. “Biomimetic engineered muscle with capacity for vascular integration and functional maturation in vivo.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111, no. 15 (April 15, 2014): 5508–13.

Bian, Weining, Nima Badie, Herman D. Himel, and Nenad Bursac. “Robust T-tubulation and maturation of cardiomyocytes using tissue-engineered epicardial mimetics.” Biomaterials 35, no. 12 (April 2014): 3819–28.

Nguyen, H., N. Badie, L. McSpadden, D. Pedrotty, and N. Bursac. “Quantifying electrical interactions between cardiomyocytes and other cells in micropatterned cell pairs.” Methods in Molecular Biology 1181 (2014): 249–62.

Engelmayr, G. C., D. Zhang, and N. Bursac. “Maturation of functional cardiac tissue patches,” January 1, 2014, 248–82.

Bursac, N., and J. J. Kim. “Cardiac Fibroblasts and Arrhythmogenesis.” In Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside: Sixth Edition, 297–308, 2014.

Nguyen, Hung, Nima Badie, Luke McSpadden, Dawn Pedrotty, and Nenad Bursac. “Quantifying electrical interactions between cardiomyocytes and other cells in micropatterned cell pairs.” Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1181 (January 2014): 249–62.


Kirkton, Robert D., Nima Badie, and Nenad Bursac. “Spatial profiles of electrical mismatch determine vulnerability to conduction failure across a host-donor cell interface.” Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 6, no. 6 (December 2013): 1200–1207.

Juhas, Mark, and Nenad Bursac. “Engineering skeletal muscle repair.” Current Opinion in Biotechnology 24, no. 5 (October 2013): 880–86.

Zhang, Donghui, Ilya Y. Shadrin, Jason Lam, Hai-Qian Xian, H Ralph Snodgrass, and Nenad Bursac. “Tissue-engineered cardiac patch for advanced functional maturation of human ESC-derived cardiomyocytes.” Biomaterials 34, no. 23 (July 2013): 5813–20.

Truskey, George A., Hardean E. Achneck, Nenad Bursac, Hon Chan, Cindy S. Cheng, Cristina Fernandez, Sungmin Hong, et al. “Design considerations for an integrated microphysiological muscle tissue for drug and tissue toxicity testing.” Stem Cell Res Ther 4 Suppl 1, no. Suppl 1 (2013): S10.

Christoforou, Nicolas, Malathi Chellappan, Andrew F. Adler, Robert D. Kirkton, Tianyi Wu, Russell C. Addis, Nenad Bursac, and Kam W. Leong. “Transcription factors MYOCD, SRF, Mesp1 and SMARCD3 enhance the cardio-inducing effect of GATA4, TBX5, and MEF2C during direct cellular reprogramming.” PloS One 8, no. 5 (January 2013): e63577.

Christoforou, Nicolas, Brian Liau, Syandan Chakraborty, Malathi Chellapan, Nenad Bursac, and Kam W. Leong. “Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac progenitors differentiate to cardiomyocytes and form biosynthetic tissues.” PloS One 8, no. 6 (January 2013): e65963.

Jiang, Wei, Donghui Zhang, Nenad Bursac, and Yi Zhang. “WNT3 is a biomarker capable of predicting the definitive endoderm differentiation potential of hESCs.” Stem Cell Reports 1, no. 1 (January 2013): 46–52.


Zhang, Donghui, Jason Lam, Brian Liau, Ralph Snodgrass, and Nenad Bursac. “Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Tissue Patch with Advanced Structure and Function.” CIRCULATION 126, no. 21 (November 20, 2012).

Kirkton, Robert D., and Nenad Bursac. “Genetic engineering of somatic cells to study and improve cardiac function.” Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of the Working Groups on Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology 14 Suppl 5 (November 2012): v40–49.

McSpadden, Luke C., Hung Nguyen, and Nenad Bursac. “Size and ionic currents of unexcitable cells coupled to cardiomyocytes distinctly modulate cardiac action potential shape and pacemaking activity in micropatterned cell pairs.” Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 5, no. 4 (August 2012): 821–30.

Piacentino, Valentino, Carmelo A. Milano, Michael Bolanos, Jacob Schroder, Emily Messina, Adam S. Cockrell, Edward Jones, et al. “X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein-mediated attenuation of apoptosis, using a novel cardiac-enhanced adeno-associated viral vector.” Hum Gene Ther 23, no. 6 (June 2012): 635–46.

Christoforou, Nicolas, Brian Liau, Nenad Bursac, and Kam W. Leong. “Engineering an electromechanically functional 3d biosynthetic tissue using embryonic or induced pluripotent stem cells.” In CIRCULATION, 125:E735–E735. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2012.

Bian, Weining, Mark Juhas, Terry W. Pfeiler, and Nenad Bursac. “Local tissue geometry determines contractile force generation of engineered muscle networks.” Tissue Engineering. Part A 18, no. 9–10 (May 2012): 957–67.

Scull, James A., Luke C. McSpadden, Herman D. Himel, Nima Badie, and Nenad Bursac. “Single-detector simultaneous optical mapping of V(m) and [Ca(2+)](i) in cardiac monolayers.” Annals of Biomedical Engineering 40, no. 5 (May 2012): 1006–17.

Bursac, Nenad. “Colonizing the heart from the epicardial side.” Stem Cell Research & Therapy 3, no. 2 (April 2012): 15.