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Reese LM, Bickford LR. Translational Nanomedicine for Healthy Citizens and a Sustainable Future. Connection: The ICTAS Newsletter, 12 (2012).

Moga KA*, Bickford LR*, Geil RD, O’Neill AT, Dunn SS, Pandya AA, Fain JH, DeSimone JM. Rapidly Dissolvable Microneedle Patches via a Highly Scalable and Reproducible Soft Lithography Approach. Advanced Materials, In Preparation (2012). *Denotes equal contribution.

Fang ZM, Zhao Z, de Bock CE, Chandler KJ, Hou Y, Bickford LR, Selenke L, Mortlock DP, Clarke RA. TOSPEAK, a Primate-Specific Gene Disrupted in a Family with Severe Vocal Impairment. In Preparation (2012).

Bickford LR*, Langsner RJ*, Chang J, Carpin LB, Agollah G, Drezek R. Rapid stereomicroscopic imaging of HER2/neu overexpression in ex vivo breast tissue using topically applied silica-based gold nanoshells. Special issue: Molecular Imaging in Breast Cancer, Journal of Oncology, Accepted (Sept. 2012). *Denotes equal contribution.

Bickford LR, Carpin LB, Sun J, Lin AWH, Loo C, Hsu K, Yu T-K, Drezek RA. Optical Technologies for Noninvasive Functional and Molecular Imaging in Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, 3rd ed., edited by Francisco Esteva, MD, Roman Skoracki, MD, and Gildy Babiera, MD, BC Decker Publishing (2012).  


Kennedy LC, Bickford LR, Lewinski NA, Coughlin AJ, Hu Y, Day ES, West JL, Drezek RA. A New Era for Cancer Treatment: Gold Nanoparticle-Mediated Thermal Therapies. Small, 7(2):169-183 (2011).

Carpin LB, Bickford LR, Agollah G, Yu TK, Schiff R, Li Y, Drezek RA. Immunoconjugated gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal ablation  of trastuzumab-resistant breast cancer cells. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 125(1):27-34 (2011).


Day ES, Bickford LR, Drezek RA, West JL. Cancer Imaging and Thermal Therapy Facilitated By Nanoparticles and Multiphoton Microscopy.  Proceedings of ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, February 7-10, 2010, Houston, Texas.

Yu TK, Langsner R, Bickford L, Drezek R. Commentary: Rapid noninvasive optical imaging of tissue composition in breast tumor margins. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, 21(2): 140 (2010).

Day ES, Bickford LR, Slater JH, Riggall NS, Drezek R, West J. Near-Infrared Excited Gold-Gold Sulfide Nanoparticles As Multifunctional Agents for Two-Photon Imaging and Therapy of Cancer. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 5:445-454 (2010).

Bickford LR, Day ES, Hu Y, Sun J, Fu K, Chang J, Lewinski NA, Yu T-K, Drezek RA. Biomedical Applications of Multi-Functional Silica-Based Gold Nanoshells in Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine, edited by Vladimir P. Torchilin, DSc, PhD, and Mansoor M. Amiji, RPh, PhD, Pan Stanford Publishing (2010).  

Bickford LR, Agollah G, Drezek R, Yu TK. Silica-gold nanoshells as potential intraoperative molecular probes for HER2-overexpression in ex vivo breast tissue using near-infrared reflectance confocal microscopy. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 120(3):547-555 (2010).


Rostro-Kohanloo BC, Bickford LR, Payne CM, Day ES, Anderson LJE, Lee S, Mayer KM, Zal T, Adam L, Dinney CPN, Drezek RA, West JL, Hafner JH. Stabilization and Targeting of Surfactant-Synthesized Gold Nanorods. Nanotechnology, 20:434005 (2009).

Sun J, Fu K, Zhu MQ, Bickford L, Post E, Drezek R. Near-Infrared Quantum Dot Contrast Agents for Fluorescence Tissue Imaging: A Phantom Study. Current Nanoscience, 5(2):160-166 (2009).


Bickford L*, Sun J*, Fu K, Lewinski N, Nammalvar V, Chang J, Drezek RA. Enhanced Multi-Spectral Imaging of Live Breast Cancer Cells Using Immunotargeted Gold Nanoshells and Two-Photon Excitation Microscopy. Nanotechnology, 19:315102 (2008). *Denotes equal contribution.

Bickford LR, Chang J, Fu K, Sun J, Hu Y, Gobin AM, Yu T-K, Drezek RA. Evaluation of Immunotargeted Gold Nanoshells as Rapid Diagnostic Imaging Agents for HER2-Overexpressing Breast Cancer Cells: A Time-Based Analysis. NanoBiotechnology, 4(1-4):1-8 (2008).

Hu Y, Nieminen TA, Bickford LR, Drezek RA. Concentric Sphere Mie Theory Model: Applications to Nanoshell Spectra Prediction and Design of Anti-Reflection Coatings for Optical Traps.  Biomedical Optics Conference Paper, March 16-19, 2008, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Bickford LR, Chang J, Fu K, Sun J, Hu Y, Yu TK, Drezek RA. Immunotargeted Nanoshells as Rapid Diagnostic Imaging Agents. Biomedical Optics Conference Paper, March 16-19, 2008, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Fu K, Sun J, Bickford LR, Lin AWH, Halas NJ, Yu T-K, Drezek RA. Measurement of immunotargeted plasmonic nanoparticles’ cellular binding: a key factor in optimizing diagnostic efficacy. Nanotechnology, 19:045103 (2008).  


Bickford LR, Drezek RA, Yu T-K. Intraoperative techniques and tumor margin status - Room for improvement for cervical cancer patients of childbearing age. Gynecologic Oncology, 107/1S:S180-S186 (2007).