Publications

2009

Bursac, Nenad. “Cardiac Fibroblasts Strongly Affect Cardiac Action Potential Propagation by Paracrine Rather Than Coupling Mechanisms.” In CIRCULATION, 120:S635–S635. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2009.

Liau, Brian, Nicolas Christoforou, and Nenad Bursac. “Electromechanically Functional Cardiac Tissue Constructs Engineered From Embryonic Stem Cells.” In CIRCULATION, 120:S810–11. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2009.

Pedrotty, Dawn M., Rebecca Y. Klinger, Robert D. Kirkton, and Nenad Bursac. “Cardiac fibroblast paracrine factors alter impulse conduction and ion channel expression of neonatal rat cardiomyocytes.” Cardiovascular Research 83, no. 4 (September 2009): 688–97. https://doi.org/10.1093/cvr/cvp164.

McSpadden, Luke C., Robert D. Kirkton, and Nenad Bursac. “Electrotonic loading of anisotropic cardiac monolayers by unexcitable cells depends on connexin type and expression level.” American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology 297, no. 2 (August 2009): C339–51. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00024.2009.

Badie, Nima, and Nenad Bursac. “Novel micropatterned cardiac cell cultures with realistic ventricular microstructure.” Biophysical Journal 96, no. 9 (May 2009): 3873–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2009.02.019.

Bian, Weining, and Nenad Bursac. “Engineered skeletal muscle tissue networks with controllable architecture.” Biomaterials 30, no. 7 (March 2009): 1401–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.11.015.

Bursac, Nenad. “Cardiac tissue engineering using stem cells.” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine : The Quarterly Magazine of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society 28, no. 2 (March 2009): 80–89. https://doi.org/10.1109/memb.2009.931792.

Bian, Weining, Brian Liau, Nima Badie, and Nenad Bursac. “Mesoscopic hydrogel molding to control the 3D geometry of bioartificial muscle tissues.” Nature Protocols 4, no. 10 (January 2009): 1522–34. https://doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2009.155.

2008

Klinger, Rebecca, and Nenad Bursac. “In Vitro Cellular Implantation Assay To Quantitatively Compare The Ability Of Different Donor Cells To Electrically Conduct Within Cardiac Tissue.” CIRCULATION 118, no. 18 (October 28, 2008): S395–S395.

Badle, Nima, and Nenad Bursac. “Micropatterned Ventricular Slice: Role of Realistic Tissue Microstructure In Impulse Conduction.” CIRCULATION 118, no. 18 (October 28, 2008): S493–S493.

Liao, I-Chien, Jason B. Liu, Nenad Bursac, and Kam W. Leong. “Effect of Electromechanical Stimulation on the Maturation of Myotubes on Aligned Electrospun Fibers.” Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering 1, no. 2–3 (September 2008): 133–45. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12195-008-0021-y.

Bian, Weining, and Nenad Bursac. “Tissue engineering of functional skeletal muscle: challenges and recent advances.” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine : The Quarterly Magazine of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society 27, no. 5 (September 2008): 109–13. https://doi.org/10.1109/memb.2008.928460.

Pedrotty, Dawn M., Rebecca Y. Klinger, Nima Badie, Sara Hinds, Ara Kardashian, and Nenad Bursac. “Structural coupling of cardiomyocytes and noncardiomyocytes: quantitative comparisons using a novel micropatterned cell pair assay.” Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295, no. 1 (July 2008): H390–400. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.91531.2007.

Kirkton, Robert D., and Nenad Bursac. “Genetic engineering and stem cells: combinatorial approaches for cardiac cell therapy.” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine : The Quarterly Magazine of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society 27, no. 3 (May 2008): 85–88. https://doi.org/10.1109/memb.2008.922356.

Klinger, Rebecca, and Nenad Bursac. “Cardiac cell therapy in vitro: reproducible assays for comparing the efficacy of different donor cells.” IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 27, no. 1 (2008): 72–80. https://doi.org/10.1109/MEMB.2007.913849.

2007

Bian, Weining, and Nenad Bursac. “Micromolded cardiac network patches for treatment of infarcted heart.” CIRCULATION 116, no. 16 (October 16, 2007): 68–69.

Pedrotty, Dawn, Rebecca Klinger, and Nenad Bursac. “Paracrine factors from cardiac fibroblasts slow conduction velocity and prolong the action potential duration of cardiomyocytes.” CIRCULATION 116, no. 16 (October 16, 2007): 87–87.

Bursac, Nenad, Yihua Loo, Kam Leong, and Leslie Tung. “Novel anisotropic engineered cardiac tissues: studies of electrical propagation.” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 361, no. 4 (October 2007): 847–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2007.07.138.

Bursac, Nenad. “Stem cell therapies for heart disease: why do we need bioengineers?” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine : The Quarterly Magazine of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society 26, no. 4 (July 2007): 76–79. https://doi.org/10.1109/memb.2007.384101.

Zhang, Zhu-Shan, Joseph Tranquillo, Valentina Neplioueva, Nenad Bursac, and Augustus O. Grant. “Sodium channel kinetic changes that produce Brugada syndrome or progressive cardiac conduction system disease.” Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292, no. 1 (January 2007): H399–407. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.01025.2005.

Bursac, N. “Cardiac tissue engineering: Matching native architecture and function to develop safe and efficient therapy.” In Tissue Engineering, 437–60, 2007.

2006

Tranquillo, J. V., and N. Bursac. “The role restitution in pacing induced spiral wave acceleration.” Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, December 1, 2006, 3919–22.

Badie, Nima, and Nenad Bursac. “Micropatterned heart slice cultures for studies of intramural cardiac electrophysiology.” CIRCULATION 114, no. 18 (October 31, 2006): 331–331.

Sathaye, Alok, Nenad Bursac, Sean Sheehy, and Leslie Tung. “Electrical pacing counteracts intrinsic shortening of action potential duration of neonatal rat ventricular cells in culture.” Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 41, no. 4 (October 2006): 633–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2006.06.076.

Bursac, Nenad, and Leslie Tung. “Acceleration of functional reentry by rapid pacing in anisotropic cardiac monolayers: formation of multi-wave functional reentries.” Cardiovascular Research 69, no. 2 (February 2006): 381–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardiores.2005.09.014.