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Fu X, Jin L, Wang X, Luo A, Hu J, Zheng X, Tsark WM, Riggs AD, Ku HT, Huang W. MicroRNA-26a targets ten eleven translocation enzymes and is regulated during pancreatic cell differentiation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]
 
Goodarzi MO, Langefeld CD, Xiang AH, Chen YD, Guo X, Hanley AJ, Raffel LJ, Kandeel F, Buchanan TA, Norris JM, Fingerlin TE, Lorenzo C, Rewers MJ, Haffner SM, Bowden DW, Rich SS, Bergman RN, Rotter JI, Watanabe RM, Wagenknecht LE. Insulin sensitivity and insulin clearance are heritable and have strong genetic correlation in Mexican Americans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Oct 9. doi: 10.1002/oby.20639. [Epub ahead of print]
 
Zeng N, Yang KT, Bayan JA, He L, Aggarwal R, Stiles JW, Hou X, Medina V, Abad D, Palian BM, Al-Abdullah I, Kandeel F, Johnson DL, Stiles BL. PTEN controls β-cell regeneration in aged mice by regulating cell cycle inhibitor p16ink4a. Aging Cell. 2013 Jul 4. doi: 10.1111/acel.12132. [Epub ahead of print]

Selvaraju RK, Velikyan I, Johansson L, Wu Z, Todorov I, Shively J, Kandeel F, Korsgren O, Eriksson O. In vivo imaging of the glucagonlike peptide 1 receptor in the pancreas with 68Ga-labeled DO3A-exendin-4. J Nucl Med. 2013 Aug;54(8):1458-63. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.114066. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

Jin L, Feng T, Shih HP, Zerda R, Luo A, Hsu J, Mahdavi A, Sander M, Tirrell DA, Riggs AD, Ku HT. Colony-forming cells in the adult mouse pancreas are expandable in Matrigel and form endocrine/acinar colonies in laminin hydrogel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 5;110(10):3907-12. Epub 2013 Feb 19.
 
Du W, Shen YW, Lee WH, Wang D, Paz S, Kandeel F, Liu CP. Foxp3+ Treg expanded from patients with established diabetes reduce Helios expression while retaining normal function compared to healthy individuals. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056209. Epub 2013 Feb 11.

Zhanhong Wu, Shuanglong Liu, Matthew Hassink, Indu Nair, Ryan Park, Lin Li, Ivan Todorov, Joseph M. Fox, Zibo Li, John E. Shively, Peter S. Conti, Fouad Kandeel. Development and evaluation of 18F-TTCO-Cys40-Exendin-4: A PET probe for imaging transplanted islets. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb; 54(2):244-51. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.109694. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

Husseiny MI, Kuroda A, Kaye AN, Nair I, Kandeel F, Ferreri K. Development of a quantitative methylation-specific polymerase chain reaction method for monitoring beta cell death in type 1 diabetes. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47942. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047942. Epub 2012 Oct 29.

Barton FB, Rickels MR, Alejandro R, Hering BJ, Wease S, Naziruddin B, Oberholzer J, Odorico JS, Garfinkel MR, Levy M, Pattou F, Berney T, Secchi A, Messinger S, Senior PA, Maffi P, Posselt A, Stock PG, Kaufman DB, Luo X, Kandeel F, Cagliero E, Turgeon NA, Witkowski P, Naji A, O'Connell PJ, Greenbaum C, Kudva YC, Brayman KL, Aull MJ, Larsen C, Kay TW, Fernandez LA, Vantyghem MC, Bellin M, Shapiro AM. Improvement in outcomes of clinical islet transplantation: 1999-2010. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jul;35(7):1436-45.

Wang M, Racine JJ, Song X, Li X, Nair I, Liu H, Avakian-Mansoorian A, Johnston HF, Liu C, Shen C, Atkinson M, Todorov I, Kandeel F, Forman S, Wilson B, Zeng D. Mixed chimerism and growth factors augment β cell regeneration and reverse late-stage type 1 diabetes. Sci Transl Med. 2012 May 9;4(133):133ra59.

Iglesias I, Valiente L, Shiang KD, Ichii H, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah IH. The effects of digestion enzymes on islet viability and cellular composition. Cell Transplant. 2012;21(4):649-55. doi: 10.3727/096368911X623826. Epub 2012 Jan 10.

Bentsi-Barnes K, Doyle ME, Abad D, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah I. Detailed protocol for evaluation of dynamic perifusion of human islets to assess β-cell function. Islets. 2011 Sep-Oct;3(5):284-90. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Omori K, Mitsuhashi M, Ishiyama K, Nair I, Rawson J, Todorov I, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. mRNA of the pro-apoptotic gene BBC3 serves as a molecular marker for TNF-α-induced islet damage in humans. Diabetologia. 2011 Aug;54(8):2056-66. doi: 10.1007/s00125-011-2183-8. Epub 2011 May 13. Erratum in: Diabetologia. 2011 Sep;54(9):2474.

Zhanhong Wu, Ivan Todorov, Lin Li, James R. Bading, Zibo Li, Indu Nair, Kohei Ishiyama, David Colcher, Peter E. Conti, Scott E. Fraser, John E. Shively, and Fouad Kandeel. In vivo imaging of transplanted islets with 64Cu-DO3A-VS-Cys40-Exendin-4 by targeting GLP-1 receptor. Bioconjug Chem. 2011; 22(8):1587-94.

Steil GM, Palerm CC, Kurtz N, Voskanyan G, Roy A, Paz S, Kandeel FR. The effect of insulin feedback on closed loop glucose control. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 May;96(5):1402-8. doi: 10.1210/jc.2010-2578. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

Asari S, Itakura S, Rawson J, Ito T, Todorov I, Nair I, Shintaku J, Liu CP, Kandeel F, Mullen YS. Mesenchymal stem cells facilitate mixed hematopoietic chimerism induction and prevent onset of diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice. Pancreas. 2011 Aug;40(6):846-54.
 
Todorov I, Nair I, Avakian-Mansoorian A, Rawson J, Omori K, Ito T, Valiente L, Iglesias-Meza I, Orr C, Shiang KD, Ferreri K, Al-Abdullah IH, Mullen Y, Kandeel F.  Quantitative assessment of β-cell apoptosis and cell composition of isolated, undisrupted human islets by laser scanning cytometry. Transplantation 90(8):836-42.
 
Wu Z, Kandeel F. 8F-labeled proteins. Curr Pharm Biotechnol 11(6):572-80, 2010.
 
Wu Z, Kandeel F. Radionuclide probes for molecular imaging of pancreatic beta-cells. Adv Drug Deliv Rev 62(11):1125-38, Epub 2010.
 
Ito T, Itakura S, Todorov I, Rawson J, Asari S, Shintaku J, Nair I, Ferreri K, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Mesenchymal stem cell and islet co-transplantation promotes graft revascularization and function. Transplantation 89(12):1438-45, 2010.
 
Nduaguibe CC, Bentsi-Barnes K, Mullen Y, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah I. Serine protease inhibitors suppress pancreatic endogenous proteases and modulate bacterial neutral proteases. Islets 2(3):200-6, 2010.
 
Omori K, Todorov I, Shintaku J, Rawson J, Al-Abdullah IH, Higgins LS, Medicherla S, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. P38alpha-selective mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor for improvement of cultured human islet recovery. Pancreas 39(4):436-43, 2010.
 
Omori K, Mitsuhashi M, Todorov I, Rawson J, Shiang KD, Kandeel F, Mullen Y.   Microassay for glucose-induced preproinsulin mRNA expression to assess islet functional potency for islet transplantation. Transplantation 89(2):146-54, 2010.

Dai T, Patel-Chamberlin M, Natarajan R, Todorov I, Ma J, Lapage J, Phillips L, Nast CC, Becerra D, Chuang P, Tong L, de Belleroche J, Wells DJ, Wang Y, Adler SG. Heat shock protein 27 overexpression mitigates cytokine-induced islet apoptosis and streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Endocrinology 150: 3031-9, 2009.
 
Kato M, Putta S, Wang M, Yuan H, Lanting L, Nair I, Gunn A, Nakagawa Y, Shimano H, Todorov I, Rossi JJ, Natarajan R. TGF-beta activates Akt kinase through a microRNA-dependent amplifying circuit targeting PTEN. Nature Cell Biol 11(7): 881-889, 2009.
 
Kissler HJ, Niland JC, Olack B, Ricordi C, Hering BJ, Naji A, Kandeel F, Oberholzer J, Fernandez L, Contreras J, Stiller T, Sowinski J, Kaufman DB. Validation of methodologies for quantifying isolated human islets: an islet cell resources study.  Clin Transplant, 2010 Mar-Apr;24(2):236-42. Epub 2009 Aug 30.
 
Asari S, Itakura S, Ferreri K, Liu CP, Kuroda Y, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Mesenchymal stem cells suppress B-cell terminal differentiation. Exp Hematol 37(5):604-15, 2009.
 
Li N, Chen Y, He W, Yi T, Zhao D, Zhang C, Lin CL, Todorov I, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. Anti-CD3 preconditioning separates GVL from GVHD via modulating host dendritic and donor T cell migration in recipients conditioned with TBI. Blood 113(4):953-62, 2009.

Orr C, Scott S, Kandeel F, Ferreri K. PFA: Program for the quantitative assessment of cell metabolism by spectral data analysis.  Bioinformation 3(2):65-7, Epub 2008 Oct 18.
 
Yi T, Zhao D, Lin CL, Zhang C, Chen Y, Todorov I, LeBon T, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. Absence of donor Th17 leads to augmented Th1 differentiation and exacerbated acute graft-versus-host disease. Blood 112(5):2101-10, 2008.
 
Zhao D, Zhang C, Yi T, Lin CL, Todorov I, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. In vivo activated CD103+CD4+ regulatory T cells ameliorate ongoing chronic graft-versus-host disease. Blood 112:2129-38, 2008.
 
Ito T, Omori K, Rawson J, Todorov I, Asari S, Kuroda A, Shintaku J, Itakura S, Ferreri K, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Improvement of canine islet yield by donor pancreas infusion with a p38MAPK inhibitor. Transplant 86(2):321-9, 2008.
 
Iglesias I, Bentsi-Barnes K, Umeadi C, Brown L, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah IH. Comprehensive analysis of human pancreatic islets using flow and laser scanning cytometry. Transplant Proc 40(2):351-4, 2008.
 
Umeadi C, Bentsi-Barnes K, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah IH. Endogenous pancreatic protease activity and methods for impeding their function. Transplant Proc 40(2):355-7, 2008.
 
Umeadi C, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah IH. Ulinastatin is a novel protease inhibitor and neutral protease activator. Transplant Proc 40(2):387-9, 2008.
 
Al-Abdullah IH, Bentsi-Barnes K, Valiente L, Omori K, Iglesias I, Orr C, Umeadi C, Ferreri K, Todorov I, Al-Sayed M, Kandeel F. Testing combinations of protease inhibitor and preservation solution to improve islet quality and yield. Transplant Proc 40(2):390-2, 2008.
 
Bentsi-Barnes K, Kandeel F, Al-Abdullah IH. Evaluation of human islet-specific functional quality cultured on different gas-permeable membranes. Transplant Proc 40(2):401-2, 2008.
 
Xu BY, Yu Y, Al-Abdullah I, Kandeel F, Hering B, Wright JR Jr.  Long term survival and function of intraportal porcine and human islet xenografts in nondiabetic nude mice. Transplant Proc 40(2):584-6, 2008.
 
Li N, Zhao D, Kirschbaum M, Zhang C, Lin CL, Todorov I, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. HDAC inhibitor reduces cytokine storm and facilitates induction of chimerism that reverses lupus in anti-CD3 conditioning regimen. PNAS 105(12): 4796-4801, 2008.
 
Sweet IR, Gilbert M, Scott S, Todorov I, Nair I, Al-Abdullah I, Kandeel F, Ferreri K. Glucose-stimulated increment in oxygen consumption rate as a standardized test of human islet quality. Am J Transplant 8:183-192, 2008.
 
Ai C, Todorov I, Slovak ML, Digiusto D, Forman SJ, Shih CC. Human marrow-derived mesodermal progenitor cells generate insulin-secreting islet-like clusters in vivo. Stem Cells Dev 16:757-770, 2007.
 
 
Todorov I, Nair I, Omori K, Ito T, Rawson J, Valiente L, Al-Abdullah I, Ferreri K, Mullen Y, Kandeel F.  Evaluation of cell composition and beta cell apoptosis in isolated undissociated pancreatic islets by laser scanning cytometry.  Xenotransplantation 14:499, 2007.
 
Al-Sayed M, Al-Abdullah I, Omori K, Hacker B, Williams B, Valiente L, La Rose A, Bensi-Barnes K, Orr C, Aboul-Saoud A, Ferreri K, Todorov I, Mullen Y, Ipp E, Bunnapradist S, Smith C, Kandeel F. Improved graft survival following islet transplantation using higher sirolimus levels. Xenotransplantation 14:399, 2007.
 
Omori K, Shintaku J, Rawson J, Todorov I, Nair I, Al-Abdullah I, Higgins LS, Medicherla S, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. P38 mitogen activated protein kinase inhibitor (p38IH) improved the quality of cultured human islets.  Xenotransplantation 14:420, 2007.
 
Ito T, Omori K, Rawson J, Todorov I, Asari S, Kuroda A, Shintaku J, Ferreri K, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Increased islet yield by p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) inhibitor infusion of the canine pancreas prior to overnight cold preservation.  Xenotransplantation 14:388, 2007.
 
Zhang C, Todorov I, Lin CL, Atkinson M, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. Elimination of insulitis and augmentation of islet beta cell regeneration via induction of chimerism in overtly diabetic NOD mice. PNAS 104(7):2337-42, 2007.
 
Zhang C, Lou J, Li N, Todorov I, Lin CL, Cao YA, Contag CH, Kandeel F, Forman S, Zeng D. Donor CD8+ T cells mediate graft-versus-leukemia activity without clinical signs of graft-versus-host disease in recipients conditioned with anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody. J Immunol 178(2):838-50, 2007.
 
Omori K, Valiente L, Orr C, Rawson J, Ferreri K, Todorov I, Al-Abdullah IH, Medicherla S, Potter AA, Shreiner GF, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Improvement of human islet cryopreservation by a p38 MAPK inhibitor. Am J Transplant 7(5):1224-32, 2007.
 
Itakura S, Asari S, Rawson J, Ito T, Todorov I, Liu CP, Sasaki N, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Mesenchymal stem cells facilitate the induction of mixed hematopoietic chimerism and islet allograft tolerance without GVHD in the rat. Am J Transplant 7(2):336-346, 2007.
 
 
Todorov I, Omori K, Pascual M, Rawson J, Nair I, Valiente L, Vuong T, Matsuda T, Orr C, Ferreri K, Smith CV, Kandeel F, Mullen Y.  Generation of human islets through expansion and differentiation of non-islet pancreatic cells discarded (pancreatic discard) after islet isolation. Pancreas 32(2):130-8, 2006.
 
Zhang C, Todorov I, Zhang Z, Liu, Y, Kandeel, F, Forman, S, Strober, S, Zeng, D. Donor CD4+ T and B cells in transplants induce chronic graft versus host disease with autoimmune manifestations. Blood 107(7):2993-3001, 2006.
 
Todorov I, Nair I, Ferreri K, Rawson J, Kuroda A, Pascual M, Omori K, Valiente L., Orr C, Al-Abdullah I., Riggs A, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Multipotent progenitor cells isolated from adult human pancreatic tissue. Transplant Proc 37(8):3420-1, 2005.
 
Omori K, Valiente L, Orr C, Rawson J, Ferreri K, Todorov I, Medicherla S, Protter AA, Schreiner GF, Riggs AD, Kandeel F, Mullen Y. Inhibition of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase protects human islets from cryoinjury and improves the yield, viability, and quality of frozen-thawed islets. Transplant Proc 37(8):3422-3, 2005.
 
Matsuda, T., Omori K., Vuong, T., Pascual M., Valiente L., Ferreri K., Todorov  I., Kuroda Y., Smith C.V., Kandeel F., Mullen, Y. Inhibition of p38 pathway suppresses human islet production of pro-inflammatory cytokines and improves islet graft function.  Am J Transplantation, 5:484-493, 2005.
 
Kleihauer A, Gregory CR, Borie DC, Kyles AE, Shulkin I, Patanwala I, Zahorsky-Reeves J, Starnes VA, Mullen Y, Todorov I, Kearns-Jonker M.  Identification of the V genes encoding xenoantibodies in non-immunosuppressed rhesus monkeys. Immunology 116:89-102, 2005.
 
 
Kandeel FR, Ferreri K. The Fourth Annual Rachmiel Levine Symposium: introduction. Am J Ther Nov-Dec;12(6):477-80, 2005.
 
 
Kandeel F, Smith CV, Todorov I, Mullen Y. Advances in Islet Cell Biology: From stem cell differentiation to clinical transplantation. Pancreas 27(3): E63-78, 2003.
 
Arita S, Nagai T, Ochiai M, Sakamoto Y, Shevlin LA, Smith CV, Mullen Y. Prevention of primary nonfunction of canine islet autografts by treatment with pravastatin. Transplantation 73:7-12, 2002.
 
Arita S, Kasraie A, Une S, Ohtsuka S, Smith CV, Mullen Y. Prolongation of islet allograft survival in mice by combined treatment with pravastatin and low-dose cyclosporine. Cell Transplant 10:639-644, 2001.
 
Arita S, Une S, Ohtsuka S, Kawahara T, Kasraie A, Smith CV, Mullen Y. Increased islet viability by addition of beraprost sodium to collagenase solution. Pancreas 23:62-67, 2001.