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Anthony J. Atala, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Anthony J. Atala, M.D.

Chair,
Director,
Professor,






Clinical Specialties

Urology, Adolescent Urology, Microsurgery, Pediatric Urology, Reconstructive Urology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4131
Department: 336-716-4131

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Miami , 1984
  • M.D., University of Louisville School of Medicine , 1985
  • Internship, U Louisville Affil Hosps, 1986
  • Residency, U Louisville Affil Hosps, 1990
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1991
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology, Surgery - Surgery

Memberships

  • Soc Of Genitourinary Reconstru
  • Institute of Medicine
  • American Association of Genito
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons

NPI Number

  • 1235111832
Anthony J. Atala, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

51 Ratings
2 Comments

Anthony J. Atala, M.D.

Chair, Urology
Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Professor, Urology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Center for Diabetes Research
WFU Primate Center
Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Physiology & Pharmacology

Research Interests

biotechnology, cell growth, differentiation,d, congenital defects, critical/intensive care medici, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, degenerative disorders, education outreach, education/training (all f, t,, engineering/bioengineering, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, infectious diseases, molecular biology/molecular me, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma, transplantation

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5701 | Department: 336-716-4131

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Recent Publications

Atala A. Editorial. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014;9(1):1.

Lanza R, Atala A, eds.. In: Essentials of stem cell biology. 3rd ed. San Diego (CA): Academic Press;2014: .

Cananzi M, Atala A, de Coppi P.Stem cells derived from amniotic fluid


Cui T, Terlecki R, Atala A. Tissue engineering in urethral reconstruction. Arch Esp Urol. 2014;67(1):29-34.

Joo S, Lim HJ, Jackson JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Myogenic-induced mesenchymal stem cells are capable of modulating the immune response by regulatory T cells. J Tissue Eng. 2014;5():.

Zani A, Cananzi M, Fascetti-Leon F, Lauriti G, Smith VV, Bollini S, Ghionzoli M, D'Arrigo A, Pozzobon M, Piccoli M, Hicks A, Wells J, Siow B, Sebire NJ, Bishop C, Leon A, Atala A, Lythgoe MF, Pierro A, Eaton S, De Coppi P. Amniotic fluid stem cells improve survival and enhance repair of damaged intestine in necrotising enterocolitis via a COX-2 dependent mechanism. Gut. 2014;63(2):300-309.

Baptista PM, Atala A. Regenerative medicine: the hurdles and hopes [commentary]. Transl Res. 2014;163(4):255-258.

Orabi H, Aboushwareb T, Tan J, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Can computed tomography--assisted virtual endoscopy be an innovative tool for detecting urethral tissue pathologies. Urology. 2014;83(4):930-938.

Song L, Murphy SV, Yang B, Xu Y, Zhang Y, Atala A. Bladder acellular matrix and its application in bladder augmentation. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2014;20(2):163-172.


Chapple C, Andrich D, Atala A, Barbagli G, Cavalcanti A, Kulkarni S, Mangera A, Nakajima Y. SIU/ICUD Consultation on Urethral Strictures: the management of anterior urethral stricture disease using substitution urethroplasty. Urology. 2014;83(3 Suppl):S31-S47.

Hwang CM, Lee BK, Green D, Jeong SY, Khang G, Jackson JD, Atala A, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ. Auricular reconstruction using tissue-engineered alloplastic implants for improved clinical outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133(3):360e-369e.



Lu B, Atala A. Small molecules and small molecule drugs in regenerative medicine. Drug Discov Today. 2014;19(6):801-808.

Raya-Rivera AM, Esquiliano D, Fierro-Pastrana R, Lopez-Bayghen E, Valencia P, Ordorica-Flores R, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tissue-engineered autologous vaginal organs in patients: a pilot cohort study. Lancet. 2014;():.

Orlando G, Soker S, Stratta RJ, Atala A. Will regenerative medicine replace transplantation? In: Turka LA, Wood KJ, eds. Transplantation. New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press;2014: 407-420.



Kang H-W, Kengla C, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. 3-D organ printing technologies for tissue engineering applications In: Narayan R, ed. Rapid prototyping of biomaterials: principles and applications. Oxford: Woodhead publishing;2014: 236-253.

Mhashilkar AM [deceased], Atala A. Advent and maturation of regenerative medicine In: Wang W, Singh M Biological drug products: development and strategies. Hobokin (NJ) Wiley;2014: 601-628.

Kim J, Andersson KE, Jackson JD, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Downregulation of metabolic activity increases cell survival under hypoxic conditions: potential applications for tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;():.

Chen W, Xie M, Yang B, Bharadwaj S, Song L, Liu G, Yi S, Ye G, Atala A, Zhang Y. Skeletal myogenic differentiation of human urine-derived cells as a potential source for skeletal muscle regeneration. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2014;():.

Katari R, Peloso A, Zambon JP, Soker S, Stratta RJ, Atala A, Orlando G. Renal bioengineering with scaffolds generated from human kidneys. Nephron Exp Nephrol. 2014;126(2):119.

Atala AJ, Yoo JJ, Lim HJ, Czerw, Soker S, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Production of tissue engineered digits and limbs. United States patent US 8728463. 2014 May 20. 2014;():.

Atala AJ, Hodges SJ, Sullivan CA, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Medical devices incorporating collagen inhibitors. United States patent US 8668703. 2014 Mar 11 (patent also held in China). 2014;():.

Atala AJ, Xu T, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Inkjet gene printing. Australia patent AU 2008262331. 2014 Jan 30. 2014;():.

Atala AJ, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Selective cell therapy for the treatment of renal failure. Australia patent AU 2008262333. 2014 June 20 (patent also held in China). 2014;():.

Atala AJ, Dice D, Xu T, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Inkjet printing of tissues and cells. United States patent US 8691274. 2014 Apr 8. 2014;():.

Atala A, Lanza RP, eds. In: Handbook of stem cells. Oxford: Elsevier/Academic Press;2013: .


Xu T, Zhao W, Zhu JM, Albanna MZ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Complex heterogeneous tissue constructs containing multiple cell types prepared by inkjet printing technology. Biomaterials. 2013;34(1):130-139.


Murphy SV, Skardal A, Atala A. Evaluation of hydrogels for bio-printing applications. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2013;101(1):272-284.

Sittadjody S, Saul JM, Joo S, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Opara EC. Engineered multilayer ovarian tissue that secretes sex steroids and peptide hormones in response to gonadotropins. Biomaterials. 2013;34(10):2412-2420.

Stanasel I, Atala A, Hemal A. Robotic assisted ureteral reimplantation: current status. Curr Urol Rep. 2013;14(1):32-36.

Arenas-Herrera JE, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Decellularization for whole organ bioengineering. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014106.

Orabi H, AbouShwareb T, Zhang Y, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Cell-seeded tubularized scaffolds for reconstruction of long urethral defects: a preclinical study. Eur Urol. 2013;63(3):531-538.

Hwang CM, Ay B, Kaplan DL, Rubin JP, Marra KG, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Assessments of injectable alginate particle-embedded fibrin hydrogels for soft tissue reconstruction. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014105.


Lang R, Liu G, Shi Y, Bharadwaj S, Leng X, Zhou X, Liu H, Atala A, Zhang Y. Self-renewal and differentiation capacity of urine-derived stem cells after urine preservation for 24 hours. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53980.


Murphy SV, Atala A. Amniotic fluid and placental membranes: unexpected sources of highly multipotent cells. Semin Reprod Med. 2013;31(1):62-68.



Liu G, Pareta RA, Wu R, Shi Y, Zhou X, Liu H, Deng C, Sun X, Atala A, Opara EC, Zhang Y. Skeletal myogenic differentiation of urine-derived stem cells and angiogenesis using microbeads loaded with growth factors. Biomaterials. 2013;34(4):1311-1326.

Moschidou D, Mukherjee S, Blundell MP, Jones GN, Atala AJ, Thrasher AJ, Fisk NM, De Coppi P, Guillot PV. Human mid-trimester amniotic fluid stem cells cultured under embryonic stem cell conditions with valproic acid acquire pluripotent characteristics. Stem Cells Dev. 2013;22(3):444-458.

Atala A. Stem cell advances and challenges [editorial]. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2013;8(1):1.

Kwatra S, Powers A, Atala A, Yosipovitch G, Kaushik S, McLean T. Successful treatment of ulcerated infantile hemangioma associated with PELVIS syndrome using oral propanolol [abstract]. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013;68(4 Suppl 1):AB178.


Zhou Y, Mack DL, Williams JK, Mirmalek-Sani SH, Moorefield E, Chun SY, Wang J, Lorenzetti D, Furth M, Atala A, Soker S. Genetic modification of primate amniotic fluid-derived stem cells produces pancreatic progenitor cells in vitro. Cells Tissues Organs. 2013;197(4):269-282.

Xu T, Binder KW, Albanna MZ, Dice D, Zhao W, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Hybrid printing of mechanically and biologically improved constructs for cartilage tissue engineering applications. Biofabrication. 2013;5(1):015001.


Orlando G, Bendala JD, Shupe T, Bergman C, Bitar KN, Booth C, Carbone M, Koch KL, Lerut JP, Neuberger JM, Petersen B, Ricordi C, Atala A, Stratta RJ, Soker S. Cell and organ bioengineering technology as applied to gastrointestinal diseases. Gut. 2013;62(5):774-786.

Atala A. Organ regenerative engineering: cell sources, considerations, and strategies In: Laurencin CT, Khan Y, eds. Regenerative engineering. Boca Raton (FL): Taylor & Francis;2013: 183-218.

Keys T, King NMP, Atala A. Faith in science: professional and public discourse on regenerative medicine In: Hyde MJ, Herrick JA, eds. After the genome: a language for our biotechnological future. Waco (TX): Baylor University Press;2013: 11-40.

Atala A. Foreward In: dos Santos Goldenberg RC, de Carvalho CC, eds. Resident stem cells and regenerative therapy. Oxford: Academic Press;2013: xi.

Murphy SV, Atala A. Amniotic fluid stem cells In: Cetrulo K, Cetrulo CL Jr, Taghizadeh RR, eds. Perinatal stem cells. 2nd ed. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley-Blackwell;2013: 1-13.

Mirmalek-Sani SH, Orlando G, McQuilling JP, Pareta R, Mack DL, Salvatori M, Farney AC, Stratta RJ, Atala A, Opara EC, Soker S. Porcine pancreas extracellular matrix as a platform for endocrine pancreas bioengineering. Biomaterials. 2013;34(22):5488-5495.

Horst M, Madduri S, Gobet R, Sulser T, Milleret V, Hall H, Atala A, Eberli D. Engineering functional bladder tissues. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2013;7(7):515-522.

Kuo C-J, Mokhtari S, Soland M, Soker S, Yoo J, Owen J, Knovich MA, Atala A, Almeida-Porada G, Porada C. Amniotic fluid stem cells for the treatment of hemophilia A [abstract]. Mol Ther. 2013;21(Suppl 1):S96-S97.


Maghsoudlou P, Georgiades F, Tyraskis A, Totonelli G, Loukogeorgakis SP, Orlando G, Shangaris P, Lange P, Delalande JM, Burns AJ, Cenedese A, Sebire NJ, Turmaine M, Guest BN, Alcorn JF, Atala A, Birchall MA, Elliott MJ,. Preservation of micro-architecture and angiogenic potential in a pulmonary acellular matrix obtained using intermittent intra-tracheal flow of detergent enzymatic treatment. Biomaterials. 2013;34(28):6638-6648.

Orlando G, Soker S, Stratta RJ, Atala A. Will regenerative medicine replace transplantation?. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2013;3(8):a015693.

Zhao W, Ju YM, Christ G, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Diaphragmatic muscle reconstruction with an aligned electrospun poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/collagen hybrid scaffold. Biomaterials. 2013;34(33):8235-8240.

Zhang Y, Atala A. Urothelial cell culture. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1037():27-43.

Liu G, Sun X, Bian J, Wu R, Guan X, Ouyang B, Huang Y, Xiao H, Luo D, Atala A, Zhang Y, Deng C. Correction of diabetic erectile dysfunction with adipose derived stem cells modified with the vascular endothelial growth factor gene in a rodent diabetic model. PLoS One. 2013;8(8):e72790.

Bharadwaj S, Liu G, Shi Y, Wu R, Yang B, He T, Fan Y, Lu X, Zhou X, Liu H, Atala A, Rohozinski J, Zhang Y. Multipotential differentiation of human urine-derived stem cells: potential for therapeutic applications in urology. Stem Cells. 2013;31(9):1840-1856.

Ko IK, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In situ tissue regeneration through host stem cell recruitment. Exp Mol Med. 2013;45():e57.

Kaushik SB, Kwatra SG, McLean TW, Powers A, Atala AJ, Yosipovitch G. Segmental ulcerated perineal hemangioma of infancy: a complex case of PELVIS syndrome successfully treated using a multidisciplinary approach. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013;30(6):E257-E258.

Atala AJ, Williams JK. Stem cell therapies in obstetrics and gynaecology: the female urogenital tract and the fetus as sources and targets for molecular and regenerative medicine. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 2013;():.

Goncalves AI, Rodrigues MT, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Reis RL, Gomes ME. Understanding the role of growth factors in modulating stem cell tenogenesis. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e83734.

Murphy SV, Atala A. Cell therapy for cystic fibrosis. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2013;():.

Zhang Y, Atala A.Urothelial cell culture

Murphy SV, Atala A. Amniotic fluid and placental membranes: unexpected sources of highly multipotent cells In: Simon C, Pellicer A, Pera RR, eds. Stem cells in reproductive medicine: basic science and therapeutic potential. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press;2013: 102-114.

Williams JK, Yoo J, Atala A. Animal models of regenerative medicine In: Christ GJ, Andersson K-E, eds. Regenerative pharmacology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press;2013: 219-236.

Atala A. Congenital disorders of the lower urinary tract In: Leslie SW Urology board review. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill;2013: 93-106.

Soker S, Atala AJ, Yoo JJ , inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Tissue engineered blood vessels. United States patent US 8491457. 2013 July 23. 2013;():.

Atala AJ, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Production of tissue engineered heart valves. Canada patent CA 2602050. 2013 Dec 3. 2013;():.

Ko IK, Ju YM, Chen T, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Combined systemic and local delivery of stem cell inducing/recruiting factors for in situ tissue regeneration. FASEB J. 2012;26(1):158-168.

Jordan JE, Williams JK, Lee S-J, Raghavan D, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Bioengineered self-seeding heart valves. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;143(1):201-208.

Atala A. Regenerative medicine strategies. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47(1):17-28.

Joo S, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells in regenerative medicine research. Arch Pharm Res. 2012;35(2):271-280.

Sohn MY, Seo JM, Cho HJ, Suh JS, Seong WJ, Park IS, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Shon YH. Effective in vitro expansion of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells in serum free medium. Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;9(1):A48-A54.

Atala A. Regenerative medicine in urology: stem cells, tissue engineering, and cloning In: Wein AJ, Kavoussi LR, Novick AC, Partin AW, Peters CA, eds. Campbell-Walsh urology, vol 1. 10th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders;2012: 568-588.

Krane LS, Atala A. Tissue engineering, stem cells, and cell therapy in nephrology In: Taal MW, Chertow GM, Marsden PA, Skorecki K, Yu ASL, Brenner BM, eds. Brenner & Rector's the kidney, vol 2. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders;2012: 2851-2868.


Mhashilkar A, Atala A. Effective bio-economic approaches for stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine [editorial]. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2012;7(1):1.

Totonelli G, Maghsoudlou P, Garriboli M, Riegler J, Orlando G, Burns AJ, Sebire NJ, Smith VV, Fishman JM, Ghionzoli M, Turmaine M, Birchall MA, Atala A, Soker S, Lythgoe MF, Seifalian A, Pierro A, Eaton S, De Coppi P. A rat decellularized small bowel scaffold that preserves villus-crypt architecture for intestinal regeneration. Biomaterials. 2012;33(12):3401-3410.

Orlando G, Mirmalek-Sani SH, Sullivan DC, Farney A, Iskandar S, Abouschwareb T [sic] [Aboushwareb T], Arenas-Herrera J, Ko IK, Agcaoili S, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Stratta RJ, Soker S. Production and implantation of renal extracellular matrix scaffolds from porcine kidneys as a platform for renal bioengineering [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 2):94.

Skardal A, Smith L, Bharadwaj S, Atala A, Soker S, Zhang Y. Tissue specific synthetic ECM hydrogels for 3-D in vitro maintenance of hepatocyte function. Biomaterials. 2012;33(18):4565-4575.

Orlando G, Wood KJ, De Coppi P, Baptista PM, Binder KW, Bitar KN, Breuer C, Burnett L, Christ G, Farney A, Figliuzzi M, Holmes JH IV, Koch K, Macchiarini P, Mirmalek Sani S-H, Opara E, Remuzzi A, Rogers J, Saul JM, Seliktar D,. Regenerative medicine as applied to general surgery. Ann Surg. 2012;255(5):867-880.

Atala A, ed. In: Progenitor and stem cell technologies and therapies. Cambridge (UK): Woodhead Publishing;2012: .

Atala A. Basic principles of amniotic and placental stem cells In: Atala A, ed. Progenitor and stem cell technologies and therapies. Cambridge (UK): Woodhead Publishing;2012: 64-76.

Atala A. Genitourinary progenitor and stem cell biology and therapy In: Atala A, ed. Progenitor and stem cell technologies and therapies. Cambridge (UK): Woodhead Publishing;2012: 501-525.

Rodrigues MT, Lee B-K, Lee SJ, Gomes ME, Reis RL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. The effect of differentiation stage of amniotic fluid stem cells on bone regeneration. Biomaterials. 2012;33(26):6069-6078.

Atala A. Tissue engineering of reproductive tissues and organs. Fertil Steril. 2012;98(1):21-29.

Atesok K, Matsumoto T, Karlsson J, Asahara T, Atala A, Doral MN, Verdonk R, Li R, Schemitsch E. An emerging cell-based strategy in orthopaedics: endothelial progenitor cells. Knee Surg Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012;20(7):1366-1377.




Zhao Q, Lu B, George SK, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Safeguarding pluripotent stem cells for cell therapy with a non-viral, non-integrating episomal suicide construct. Biomaterials. 2012;33(29):7261-7271.

Orlando G, Farney AC, Iskandar SS, Mirmalek-Sani S-H, Sullivan DC, Moran E, AbouShwareb T, De Coppi P, Wood KJ, Stratta RJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Soker S. Production and implantation of renal extracellular matrix scaffolds from porcine kidneys as a platform for renal bioengineering investigations. Ann Surg. 2012;256(2):363-370.

Rota C, Imberti B, Pozzobon M, Piccoli M, De Coppi P, Atala A, Gagliardini E, Xinaris C, Benedetti V, Fabricio AS, Squarcina E, Abbate M, Benigni A, Remuzzi G, Morigi M. Human amniotic fluid stem cell preconditioning improves their regenerative potential. Stem Cells Dev. 2012;21(11):1911-1923.

Sullivan DC, Mirmalek-Sani SH, Deegan DB, Baptista PM, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Decellularization methods of porcine kidneys for whole organ engineering using a high-throughput system. Biomaterials. 2012;33(31):7756-7764.

Guimaraes-Souza NK, Yamaleyeva LM, AbouShwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In vitro reconstitution of human kidney structures for renal cell therapy. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012;27(8):3082-3090.

Tillman BW, Yazdani SK, Neff LP, Corriere MA, Christ GJ, Soker S, Atala A, Geary RL, Yoo JJ. Bioengineered vascular access maintains structural integrity in response to arteriovenous flow and repeated needle puncture. J Vasc Surg. 2012;56(3):783-793.

Agcaoili SM, Aboushwareb T, Jackson JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Repopulation of primary renal cells for whole organ engineering [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):126.

Albanna MZ, Murphy S, Zhao W, El-Amin IB, Tan J, Jackson JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In situ bioprinting of autologous skin cells accelerates skin regeneration [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):94.

Bharadwaj S, Liu GH, Wu S, Andersson K-E, Atala A, Zhang Y. Biological characterization of human urine-derived stem cells from the upper urinary tract for potential use in bladder regeneration in patients with end-stage bladder disease [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):132.

George SK, Gyabaah K, Abolbashari M, Kim C, Jackson JD, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. The feasibility of using autologous renal cells from diseased kidneys for the treatment of renal failure [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):127.

Gyabaah K, Aboushwareb T, Guimaraes Souza N, Yamaleyeva L, Varner A, Wang HJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Controlled regulation of erythropoietin by primary cultured renal cells for renal failure induced anemia. J Urol. 2012;188(5):2000-2006.

Hwang CM, Atala A, Yoo J, Jackson J, Lee SJ. A porous injectable hydrogel system for soft tissue regeneration [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):158.

Joo S, Helms A, Sivanandane S, Jackson JD, Soker S, Lee SJ, Atala A, Opara E, Yoo JJ. Development of ovarian follicle-like structures [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):131.

Kang SB, Olson JL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional recovery of completely denervated muscle: implications for innervation of tissue-engineered muscle. Tissue Eng Part A. 2012;18(17-18):1912-1920.

Kim J, Hwang A, Khouri R, Andersson K-E, Lee SJ, Jackson J, Atala A, Yoo J. Down-regulation of cellular metabolism improves cell survival under hypoxic conditions [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):275.

Ko IK, Ju YM, DeLeon J, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Combined systemic and local delivery of stem cell recruitment for in situ tissue regeneration [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):116.

Ko IK, Mirmalek-Sani S-H, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Soker S, Yoo J. Re-endothelialization of acellular kidney scaffolds for whole organ engineering [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):128.

Lee BK, Ju YM, Cho JG, Jackson JD, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. End-to-side neurorrhaphy using an electrospun PCL/collagen nerve conduit for complex peripheral motor nerve regeneration. Biomaterials. 2012;33(35):9027-9036.

Mirmalek-Sani SH, Deegan DB, Sullivan DC, Ko I, George SK, Jackson JD, Aboushwareb TA, Atala A, Yoo J. Optimizing decellularization of porcine kidneys for whole organ bioengineering [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):172.

Orlando G, Wang Z, Booth C, Ross C, Totonelli G, De Coppi P, Marini F, Atala A, Stratta RJ, Soker S. Production and characterization of human renal and ileal ECM scaffols: the ideal platform for renal and intestinal bioengineering investigations [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):127-128.

Shi YA, Liu GH, Bharadwaj S, Markert C, Atala A, Zhang Y. Urine derived stem cells with high telomerase activity: an optimized cell source for regenerative medicine in urology [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):132.

Sivanandane S, Saul J, Joo S, Pareta R, Arenas J, Marshall N, Yoo J, Atala A, Opara E. Encapsulated ovarian endocrine cells produced sustained levels of steroid hormones in vivo [abstract]. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):410.

Agcaoili SM, Aboushwareb T, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Repopulation of primary renal cells for whole organ engineering [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3 Suppl):S142-S143.

Albanna MZ, Murphy S, Zhao W, El-Amin IB, Tan J, Dice DD, Kang H-W, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A. In situ bioprinting of skin for reconstruction [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3 Suppl):S87.


Joo S, Sivanandane S, Opara EC, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A. In vitro generation of three-dimensional functional ovarian structures [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3 Suppl):S65.

Lee B, JU YM, Cho J, Lee SJ, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Use of a neighboring uninjured nerve for restoration of tissue function [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215(3 Suppl):S145.

Moschidou D, Mukherjee S, Blundell MP, Drews K, Jones GN, Abdulrazzak H, Nowakowska B, Phoolchund A, Lay K, Ramasamy TS, Cananzi M, Nettersheim D, Sullivan M, Frost J, Moore G, Vermeesch JR, Fisk NM, Thrasher AJ,. Valproic acid confers functional pluripotency to human amniotic fluid stem cells in a transgene-free approach. Mol Ther. 2012;20(10):1953-1967.

Atala A, Kasper FK, Mikos AG. Engineering complex tissues. Sci Transl Med. 2012;4(160):160rv12.

Mhashilkar AM, Atala A. Advent and maturation of regenerative medicine. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2012;7(6):430-445.

Murphy SV, Lim R, Heraud P, Cholewa M, Le Gros M, de Jonge MD, Howard DL, Paterson D, McDonald C, Atala A, Jenkin G, Wallace EM. Human amnion epithelial cells induced to express functional cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e46533.

Skardal A, Mack D, Kapetanovic E, Atala A, Jackson JD, Yoo J, Soker S. Bioprinted amniotic fluid-derived stem cells accelerate healing of large skin wounds. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2012;1(11):792-802.

Kim BS, Chun SY, Lee JK, Lim HJ, Bae JS, Chung HY, Atala A, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Kwon TG. Human amniotic fluid stem cell injection therapy for urethral sphincter regeneration in an animal model. BMC Med. 2012;10():94.

Wang HJ, Varner A, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Ischemia/reperfusion-induced renal failure in rats as a model for evaluating cell therapies. Ren Fail. 2012;34(10):1324-1332.

Yamaleyeva LM, Guimaraes-Souza NK, Krane LS, Agcaoili S, Gyabaah K, Atala A, Aboushwareb T, Yoo JJ. Cell therapy with human renal cell cultures containing erythropoietin-positive cells improves chronic kidney injury. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2012;1(5):373-383.

Rodrigues MT, Lee SJ, Gomes ME, Reis RL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells as a cell source for bone tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2012;18(23-24):2518-2527.

Atala A. A new era in stem cells translational medicine [editorial]. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2012;1(1):1-2.

Eberli D, Aboushwareb T, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Muscle precursor cells for the restoration of irreversibly damaged sphincter function. Cell Transplant. 2012;21(9):2089-2098.

Kim J, Joo S, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Smart biomaterial scaffold for in situ tissue regeneration In: Ramalingam M, Ramakrishna S, Best S, eds. Biomaterials and stem cells in regenerative medicine. Boca Raton (FL): Taylor & Francis;2012: 79-100.

Yoo JJ, Atala A, Christ GJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Bioreactor system and method of enhancing functionality of muscle culture in vitro. European patent office EP 1,902,127. 2012 Aug 29. 2012;():.

Purser MF, Wysk RA, Shirwaiker RA, Harrysson O, Cohen PH, Jackson JD, Lee SJ, Atala A.Regenerative medicine manufacturing-a systems engineering perspective

De Filippo RE, Kornitzer BS, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Penile urethra replacement with autologous cell-seeded tubularized collagen matrices. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;():.

Chun SY, Mack DL, Moorefield E, Oh SH, Kwon TG, Pettenati MJ, Yoo JJ, Coppi PD, Atala A, Soker S. Pdx1 and controlled culture conditions induced differentiation of human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells to insulin-producing clusters. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;():.


Ladd MR, Lee SJ, Stitzel JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Co-electrospun dual scaffolding system with potential for muscle-tendon junction tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2011;32(6):1549-1559.

Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem R, eds. In: Principles of regenerative medicine. 2nd ed. San Diego (CA): Academic Press;2011: .

Cananzi M, Atala A, de Coppi P. Stem cells from amniotic fluid In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem R, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. 2nd ed. San Diego (CA): Academic Press;2011: 223-239.

Komura M, Kim J, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. The digit: engineering of phalanges and small joints In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem R, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. 2nd ed. San Diego (CA): Academic Press;2011: 1091-1103.

Bae JH, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Intracorporeal kidney support In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem R, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. 2nd ed. ;2011: 1105-1113.

Krane LS, Gorbachinsky I, Sirintrapun J, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Hodges SJ. Halofuginone-coated urethral catheters prevent periurethral spongiofibrosis in a rat model of urethral injury. J Endourol. 2011;25(1):107-112.

Delo DM, Guan X, Wang Z, Groban L, Callahan M, Smith T, Sane DC, Payne RM, Atala A, Soker S. Calcification after myocardial infarction is independent of amniotic fluid stem cell injection. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2011;20(2):e69-e78.

Baptista PM, Siddiqui MM, Lozier G, Rodriguez SR, Atala A, Soker S. The use of whole organ decellularization for the generation of a vascularized liver organoid. Hepatology. 2011;53(2):604-617.

Dorin RP, Atala A, DeFilippo RE. Bioengineering a vaginal replacement using a small biopsy of autologous tissue. Semin Reprod Med. 2011;29(1):38-44.

Atala A. Tissue engineering of human bladder. Br Med Bull. 2011;97():81-104.

Guan X, Delo DM, Atala A, Soker S. In vitro cardiomyogenic potential of human amniotic fluid stem cells. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2011;5(3):220-228.

Lee SJ, Broda C, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Engineered cartilage covered ear implants for auricular cartilage reconstruction. Biomacromolecules. 2011;12(2):306-313.

Raya-Rivera A, Esquiliano DR, Yoo JJ, Lopez-Bayghen E, Soker S, Atala A. Tissue-engineered autologous urethras for patients who need reconstruction: an observational study. Lancet. 2011;377(9772):1175-1182.

Soler R, Vianello A, Fullhase C, Wang Z, Atala A, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Williams JK. Vascular therapy for radiation cystitis. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011;30(3):428-434.

Eberli D, Atala A, Yoo JJ. One and four layer acellular bladder matrix for fascial tissue reconstruction. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2011;22(3):741-751.


Orlando G, Baptista P, Birchall M, De Coppi P, Farney A, Opara E, Rogers J, Stratta RJ, Atala A, Soker S, et al. Regenerative medicine as applied to solid organ transplantation: current status and future challenges. Transpl Int. 2011;24(3):223-232.

Hill PS, Apel PJ, Barnwell J, Smith T, Koman LA, Atala A, Van Dyke M. Repair of peripheral nerve defects in rabbits using keratin hydrogel scaffolds. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011;17(11-12):1499-1505.

Orlando G, Wood KJ, Stratta RJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Soker S. Regenerative medicine and organ transplantation: past, present, and future. Transplantation. 2011;91(12):1310-1317.

Seo JM, Sohn MY, Suh JS, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Shon Y-H. Cryopreservation of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells using natural cryoprotectants and low concentrations of dimethylsulfoxide. Cryobiology. 2011;62(3):167-173.


Bharadwaj S, Liu G, Shi Y, Markert C, Andersson K-E, Atala A, Zhang Y. Characterization of urine-derived stem cells obtained from upper urinary tract for use in cell-based urological tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011;17(15-16):2123-2132.

Lang R, Stern MM, Smith L, Bharadwaj S, Baptista PM, Bergman CR, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Zhang Y, et al. Three-dimensional culture of hepatocytes on porcine liver tissue-derived extracellular matrix. Biomaterials. 2011;32(29):7042-7052.

Raya-Rivera A, Esquiliano DR, Yoo JJ, Lopez-Bayghen E, Atala A. Cell-based tissue-engineered urethras [reply to letter]. Lancet. 2011;378(9791):569.

Fishman JM, De Coppi P, Elliott MJ, Atala A, Birchall MA, Macchiarini P. Airway tissue engineering. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2011;11(12):1623-1635.

Olson JL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Tissue engineering: current strategies and future directions. Chonnam Med J. 2011;47(1):1-13.

Yoo JJ, Olson J, Atala A, Kim B. Regenerative medicine strategies for treating neurogenic bladder. Int Neurourol J. 2011;15(3):109-119.

Yamaleyeva LM, Guimaraes-Souza NK, Krane LS, Atala A, Aboushwareb T, Yoo JJ. A novel cell therapy approach for the treatment of chronic kidney injury using human renal cell cultures containing erythropoietin- and CD133/CD24-positive cells [abstract]. Hypertension. 2011;58(5):e160.

Patel MN, Atala A. Tissue engineering of the penis. ScientificWorldJournal. 2011;11():2567-2578.

Rodrigues MT, Lee BK, Shiner T, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo J, Gomes ME, Reis RL. The effect of the differentiation stage of amniotic fluid stem cells seeded onto biodegradable scaffolds in the regeneration of non-union defects [abstract]. Int J Artif Organs. 2011;34(8):611-612.

King NMP, Coughlin CN, Atala A. Pluripotent stem cells: the search for the 'perfect' source. Minn J Law Sci Technol. 2011;12(2):715-730.

Yang T-L, Yoo JJ, Siemionow MZ, Atala A. Tissue engineering for facial reconstruction In: Siemionow MZ, ed. The know-how of face transplantation. New York: Springer;2011: 447-464.

Atala A. Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine--current concepts In: Palmer JS, ed. Pediatric urology: a general urologist's guide. Totowa (NJ): Humana Press;2011: 287-308.

Atala A. Hollow organ engineering In: Bernstein HS, ed. Tissue engineering in regenerative medicine. New York: Humana Press;2011: 273-296.

Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM. In: Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: .

Furth ME, Atala A. Current and future perspectives of regenerative medicine In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 2-15.

De Coppi P, Soker S, Atala A. Stem cells derived from amniotic fluid and placenta In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 154-165.

Lim GJ, Lee SJ, Atala A. Cell-based drug delivery In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 518-530.

Yoo JJ, Joraku A, Atala A. Intracorporeal kidney support In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 576-583.

Atala A. Genitourinary system In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 584-595.

Komura M, Eberli D, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Phalanges and small joints In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Foundations of regenerative medicine: clinical and therapeutic applications. Boston (MA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2010: 622-629.

Tian H, Bharadwaj S, Liu Y, Ma H, Ma PX, Atala A, Zhang Y. Myogenic differentiation of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on a 3D nano fibrous scaffold for bladder tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2010;31(5):870-877.

Atala A. Tissue-engineering strategies for urogenital repair In: Graham SD Jr, Keane TE, Glenn JF, eds. Glenn's urologic surgery. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2010: 905-913.

Lim GJ, Zare S, Van Dyke M, Atala A. Cell microencapsulation. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010;670():126-136.


Valli A, Rosner M, Fuchs C, Siegel N, Bishop CE, Dolznig H, Madel U, Feichtinger W, Atala A, Hengstschlager M. Embryoid body formation of human amniotic fluid stem cells depends on mTOR. Oncogene. 2010;29(7):966-977.


Chen K-L, Eberli D, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Bioengineered corporal tissue for structural and functional restoration of the penis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107(8):3346-3350.

Perin L, Sedrakyan S, Guiliani S, Da Sacco S, Carraro G, Shiri L, Lemley KV, Rosol M, Wu S, Atala A, et al. Protective effect of human amniotic fluid stem cells in an immunodeficient mouse model of acute tubular necrosis. PLoS ONE. 2010;5(2):e9357.

Hodges S, Atala A. Incontinence, urinary, pediatric In: Gomella LG, ed. The 5-minute urology consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2010: 184-185.

Hodges S, Atala A. Posterior urethral valves In: Gomella LG, ed. The 5-minute urology consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2010: 270-271.

Hodges S, Atala A. Pseudohermaphroditism, male and female In: Gomella LG, ed. The 5-minutes urology consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2010: 318-319.

Hodges SJ, Werle D, McLorie G, Atala A. Megaureter. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010;10():603-612.

Hodges SJ, Yoo JJ, Mishra N, Atala A. The effect of epigenetic therapy on congenital neurogenic bladders--a pilot study. Urology. 2010;75(4):868-872.

Eberli D, Rodriguez S, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In vivo evaluation of acellular human dermis for abdominal wall repair. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010;93(4):1527-1538.

Ju YM, Choi JS, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. Bilayered scaffold for engineering cellularized blood vessels. Biomaterials. 2010;31(15):4313-4321.

Tian H, Bharadwaj S, Liu Y, Ma PX, Atala A, Zhang Y. Differentiation of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells into bladder cells: potential for urological tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2010;16(5):1769-1779.

Hipp JA, Hipp JD, Atala A, Soker S. Functional genomics: new insights into the 'function' of low levels of gene expression in stem cells. Curr Genomics. 2010;11(5):354-358.

Yamaleyeva LM, Guimaraes-Souza NK, Gyabaah K, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Erythropoietin expression and regulation in human kidney cells: a novel cell therapy approach for anemia due to renal failure [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2010;10(Suppl 4):115.

Bodin A, Bharadwaj S, Wu S, Gatenholm P, Atala A, Zhang Y. Tissue-engineered conduit using urine-derived stem cells seeded bacterial cellulose polymer in urinary reconstruction and diversion. Biomaterials. 2010;31(34):8889-8901.

Hipp JA, Hipp JD, Atala A, Soker S. Ethanol alters the osteogenic differentiation of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010;34(10):1714-1722.

Aboushwareb T, Gyabaah K, Guimaraes-Souza N, Atala A, Yoo J. Controlled regulation of erythropoietin producing cells for renal failure induced anemia [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S94.

Berry JL, Steen JA, Williams JK, Jordan JE, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Bioreactors for development of tissue engineered heart valves. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010;38(11):3272-3279.

Binder KW, Zhao WX, Aboushwareb T, Dice D, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In situ bioprinting of the skin for burns [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S76.

Ju YM, Choi JS, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo J, Lee SJ. Bilayered vascular scaffolds for engineering cellularized small diameter blood vessels [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S144-S145.

Kang SB, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional recovery of completely denervated muscle by direct nerve transplantation [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S87-S88.

Zhao WX, Xu T, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Yoo J. In vivo generation of functional tissues using the inkjet printing technology for reconstructive surgery [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S87.

Nybo K, Atala A. Organizing organs [editorial]. Biotechniques. 2010;49(4):693.

Baptista PM, Wang Z, Atala A, Soker S. The use of whole organ decellularization for the bioengineering of a human vascularized liver [abstract]. Hepatology. 2010;52(4 Suppl):325A.

Eberli D, Filho LF, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Composite scaffolds for the engineering of hollow organs and tissues. Methods. 2009;47(2):109-115.

Eberli D, Soker S, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Optimization of human skeletal muscle precursor cell culture and myofiber formation in vitro. Methods. 2009;47(2):98-103.

Tillman BW, Yazdani SK, Lee SJ, Geary RL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. The in vivo stability of electrospun polycaprolactone-collagen scaffolds in vascular reconstruction. Biomaterials. 2009;30(4):583-588.

Oh SH, Ward CL, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Harrison BS. Oxygen generating scaffolds for enhancing engineered tissue survival. Biomaterials. 2009;30(5):757-762.

Hodges SJ, Atala A. A randomized placebo-controlled study of the efficacy of antimuscarinics in the treatment of pediatric overactive bladder and incontinence. Curr Urol Rep. 2009;10(1):6-7.

Xu T, Rohozinski J, Zhao W, Moorefield EC, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Inkjet-mediated gene transfection into living cells combined with targeted delivery. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009;15(1):95-101.

Atala A, Yoo JJ. Guest editors' introduction. Methods in tissue engineering [editorial]. Methods. 2009;47(2):79-80.

Joraku A, Stern KA, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In vitro generation of three-dimensional renal structures. Methods. 2009;47(2):129-133.

Koh CJ, Delo DM, Lee JW, Siddiqui MM, Lanza RP, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Parthenogenesis-derived multipotent stem cells adapted for tissue engineering applications. Methods. 2009;47(2):90-97.

Lee DJ, Steen J, Jordan JE, Kincaid EH, Kon ND, Atala A, Berry J, Yoo JJ. Endothelialization of heart valve matrix using a computer-assisted pulsatile bioreactor. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009;15(4):807-814.

Cananzi M, Atala A, De Coppi P. Stem cells derived from amniotic fluid: new potentials in regenerative medicine. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009;18(Suppl 1):17-27.

Furth ME, Atala A. Stem cell sources to treat diabetes. J Cell Biochem. 2009;106(4):507-511.

Ladd MR, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Bioreactor maintained living skin matrix. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009;15(4):861-868.

Atala A. Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering in urology. Urol Clin North Am. 2009;36(2):199-209.

Eberli D, Andersson KE, Yoo JJ, Atala A. A canine model of irreversible urethral sphincter insufficiency. BJU Int. 2009;103(2):248-253.

Chung Y, Bishop CE, Treff NR, Walker SJ, Sandler VM, Becker S, Klimanskaya I, Wun W-S, Atala A, Lanza R, et al. Reprogramming of human somatic cells using human and animal oocytes. Cloning Stem Cells. 2009;11(2):213-223.

Atala A. New frontiers in stem cell research and therapy [editorial]. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2009;4(1):1.

Tillman BW, Yazdani SK, Geary RL, Corriere MA, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Efficient recovery of endothelial progenitors for clinical translation. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2009;15(2):213-221.

Fuellhase C, Soler R, Andersson KE, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Generation of organized bladder tissue constructs using a novel hybrid printing system [abstract]. Eur Urol Suppl. 2009;8(4):186.

Orabi H, Yoo J, Atala A. Local responses after implantation of autologous bladder cell-seeded scaffolds for urinary tract reconstruction: a large animal model [abstract]. Eur Urol Suppl. 2009;8(4):187.

Atala A, Yoo J, Lim G, Czerw R, Soker S, Stitzel J, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Cell scaffold matrices with incorporated therapeutic agents. United States patent US 7,531,503. 2009 May 12. 2009;():.

Aboushwareb T, Eberli D, Ward C, Broda C, Holcomb J, Atala A, Van Dyke M. A keratin biomaterial gel hemostat derived from human hair: evaluation in a rabbit model of lethal liver injury. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2009;90(1):45-54.

Zhang Y, He Y, Bharadwaj S, Hammam N, Carnagey K, Myers R, Atala A, Van Dyke M. Tissue-specific extracellular matrix coatings for the promotion of cell proliferation and maintenance of cell phenotype. Biomaterials. 2009;30(23-24):4021-4028.

Liu Y, Bharadwaj S, Lee SJ, Atala A, Zhang Y. Optimization of a natural collagen scaffold to aid cell-matrix penetration for urologic tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2009;30(23-24):3865-3873.

Markert CD, Atala A, Cann JK, Christ G, Furth M, Ambrosio F, Childers MK. Mesenchymal stem cells: emerging therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. PM R. 2009;1(6):547-559.

Eberli D, Atala A. Basic science research in urology training. Indian J Urol. 2009;25(2):217-220.

Guimaraes-Souza NK, Aboushwareb T, Stern KA, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In vitro reconstitution of human kidney strucutes [sic] for renal failure [abstract]. Transpl Int. 2009;22(Suppl 2):350.

Orlando G, Mirmalek-Sani S-H, Baptista PM, Zhang Y, Atala A, Soker S. A rapid decellularization technique for organ storage and recellularization [abstract]. Transpl Int. 2009;22(Suppl 2):253.

Guimaraes-Souza N, Aboushwareb T, Stern K, Atala A, Yoo J. In vitro reconstitution of human kidney structures for renal failure [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209(3):S128-S129.

Ladd MR, Aboushwareb TA, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo J. Integrated scaffolding system for the engineering of muscle-tendon junction [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209(3 Suppl):S62.

Lee DJ, Aboushwareb T, Steen J, Berry J, Kon ND, Atala A, Kincaid EH, Jordan JE, Yoo JJ. Reendothelialization of tissue engineered heart valves using endothelial progenitor cells from valvular disease patients: a feasibility study [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209(3 Suppl):S92.

Tillman BW, Aboushwareb TA, Yazdani SK, Geary RL, Corriere MA, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Efficient recovery of endothelial progenitors for clinical translation [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209(3 Suppl):S91.

Tillman BW, Aboushwareb TA, Yazdani SK, Lee SJ, Geary RL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Electrospun vascular scaffolds as a bypass graft: a feasibility study in vivo [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209(3 Suppl):S140.

Atala A. Amniotic fluid-derived pluripotential In: Lanza R, Gearhart J, Hogan B, Melton D, Pedersen R, Thomas ED, Thomson J, Wilmut SI, eds. Essentials of stem cell biology. 2nd ed. San Diego (CA): Academic Press/Elsevier;2009: 145-150.

Atala A. Engineering organs. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2009;20(5):575-592.

Hodges SJ, Patel B, McLorie G, Atala A. Posterior urethral valves. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009;9():1119-1126.

Baptista PM, Orlando G, Mirmalek-Sani S-H, Siddiqui M, Atala A, Soker S. Whole organ decellularization-- a tool for bioscaffold fabrication and organ bioengineering. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;1():6526-6529.

Lee SJ, Harrison B, Czerw R, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lim JO. Regulated heparin release using novel quantum dots for potential application to vascular graft engineering. J Macromol Sci, Pure Appl Chem. 2009;46(12):1191-1198.

Atala A. Tissue engineering In: Avner ED, Harmon WE, Niaudet P, Yoshikawa N, eds. Pediatric nephrology, vol 1. 6th ed. Berlin: Springer;2009: 457-474.

Ribeiro M, Baptista P, Soker S, Atala A. Dilution rate optimization on the perfusion cell seeding on a decellularized liver bioscaffold [abstract]. N Biotechnol. 2009;25(Suppl 1):S25.

Soler R, Fullhase C, Atala A. Regenerative medicine strategies for treatment of neurogenic bladder. Therapy. 2009;6(2):177-184.

Sierpinski P, Garrett J, Ma J, Apel P, Klorig D, Smith T, Koman LA, Atala A, Van Dyke M. The use of keratin biomaterials derived from human hair for the promotion of rapid regeneration of peripheral nerves. Biomaterials. 2008;29(1):118-128.

Atala A. Advances in tissue and organ replacement. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2008;3(1):21-31.

Hipp J, Andersson K-E, Kwon TG, Kwak EK, Yoo J, Atala A. Microarray analysis of exstrophic human bladder smooth muscle. BJU Int. 2008;101(1):100-105.

Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM. In: Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: .

Furth ME, Atala A. Current and future perspectives of regenerative medicine In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 2-15.

De Coppi P, Soker S, Atala A. Stem cells derived from amniotic fluid and placenta In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 226-237.

Hipp J, Atala A. GeneChips in regenerative medicine In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 562-578.

Lim GJ, Lee SJ, Atala A. Cell-based drug delivery In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 954-966.

Yoo JJ, Joraku A, Atala A. Intracorporeal kidney support In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 1106-1113.

Atala A. Genitourinary system In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 1126-1137.

Komura M, Eberli D, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Phalanges and small joints In: Atala A, Lanza R, Thomson JA, Nerem RM, eds. Principles of regenerative medicine. Boston (MA): Academic Press;2008: 1198-1205.


Eberli D, Yoo J, Soker S, Atala A. Muscle progenitor cells for the restoration of irreversibly damaged sphincter function [abstract]. Eur Urol. 2008;7(3 Suppl):317.

Hipp JA, Hipp JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Andersson KE. Micro array analysis of bladder smooth muscle from patients with myelomeningocele [abstract]. Eur Urol. 2008;7(3):229.

Kwon TG, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Local and systemic effects of a tissue engineered neobladder in a canine cystoplasty model. J Urol. 2008;179(5):2035-2041.

Lee SJ, Oh SH, Liu J, Soker S, Atala A, Yoo JJ. The use of thermal treatments to enhance the mechanical properties of electrospun poly (epsilon-caprolactone) scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2008;29(10):1422-1430.

Atala A. Bioengineered tissues for urogenital repair in children. Pediatr Res. 2008;63(5):569-575.

Moon DG, Christ G, Stitzel JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Cyclic mechanical preconditioning improves engineered muscle contraction. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(4):473-482.

Xu T, Olson J, Zhao WX, Atala A, Zhu JM, Yoo JJ. Characterization of cell constructs generated with inkjet printing technology using in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. J Manuf Sci E-T ASME. 2008;130(2):.

Xu T, Kincaid H, Atala A, Yoo JJ. High-throughput production of single-cell microparticles using an inkjet printing technology. J Manuf Sci E-T ASME. 2008;130(2):.

Hudson JE, Hodges S, Kraft R, Harrison B, Atala A. Catheterless MRI cystogram using iron nanoparticles--a pilot study [abstract]. J Urol. 2008;179(4 Suppl):729.

Hipp J, Atala A. Sources of stem cells for regenerative medicine. Stem Cell Rev. 2008;4(1):3-11.


Lee SJ, Liu J, Oh SH, Soker S, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Development of a composite vascular scaffolding system that withstands physiological vascular conditions. Biomaterials. 2008;29(19):2891-2898.

Aboushwareb T, Egydio F, Straker L, Gyabaah K, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Erythropoietin producing cells for potential cell therapy. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):295-300.


Baptista PM, Nguyen V, Atala A, Soker S. Generation of a bioartificial liver using a decellularized whole liver bioscaffold [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):738.

Connolly SS, Yoo JJ, Abouheba M, Soker S, McDougal WS, Atala A. Cavernous nerve regeneration using acellular nerve grafts. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):333-339.

Delo DM, Wang Z, Shaffer R, Guan X, Neshat S, Smith T, Callahan M, Groban L, Atala A, Soker S. Effects of human amniotic fluid derived stem cells on cardiac function after myocardial infarction [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):844.

Delo DM, Olson J, Baptista P, Zhu JM, Atala A, Soker S. Non invasive longitudinal tracking of human amniotic fluid stem cells in the mouse heart [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):887.

Eberli D, Yoo J, Atala A. Acellular collagen matrix for fascial tissue reconstruction [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):805.

Joraku A, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Organized kidney tissue structures for the treatment of end stage renal disease [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):765.

Joraku A, Sullivan C, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tissue engineering of functional salivary gland for replacement [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):921.

Komura M, Nomi M, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Functional reconstruction of engineered digits [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):855.

Lee DJ, Tsangaris S, Baptista P, Jarajapu Y, Kincaid E, Kon N, Berry J, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Circulating progenitor cells obtained from valvular disease patients: potential applications for engineering heart valves [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):824.

Lee SJ, Lee JW, Lim G, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Composite scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):714.

Orabi HO, Tan J, Atala A, Yoo JJ. CT-assisted virtual endoscopy: an innovative imaging tool for the assessment of engineered tissue [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):832.

Sierpinski P, Garrett J, Ma J, Apel P, Smith T, Atala A. Koman A [sic] [Koman L], Van Dyke M. Human hair derived keratins mediate Schwann cell behavior in vitro and facilitate rapid regeneration of peripheral nerves in vivo [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):859.

Xu T, Hipp J, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Van Dyke ME. Genomic guided ECM biomaterials development for regenerative medicine applications [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):739.

Xu T, Rohozinski J, Zhao W, Moorefield E, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Inkjet gene printing: a novel approach to achieve gene modified cells for tissue engineering [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):869-870.

Zhang YY, McNeill E, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. A novel cell source for urologic tissue reconstruction [abstract]. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(5):697.

Atala A, Yoo JJ. Tissue engineering in urology [editorial]. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):293-294.

De Filippo RE, Bishop CE, Filho LF, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tissue engineering a complete vaginal replacement from a small biopsy of autologous tissue. Transplantation. 2008;86(2):208-214.

Lim GJ, Ishiuji Y, Dawn A, Harrison B, Kim DW, Atala A, Yosipovitch G. In vitro and in vivo characterization of a novel liposomal butorphanol formulation for treatment of pruritus. Acta Derm Venereol. 2008;88(4):327-330.

Zhang X, Atala A, Godbey WT. Expression-targeted gene therapy for the treatment of transitional cell carcinoma. Cancer Gene Ther. 2008;15(8):543-552.

Hipp JA, Hipp JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Andersson KE. Microarray analysis of bladder smooth muscle from patients with myelomeningocele. BJU Int. 2008;102(6):741-746.

Dorin RP, Pohl HG, DeFilippo RE, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tubularized urethral replacement with unseeded matrices: what is the maximum distance for normal tissue regeneration?. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):323-326.

Kim B-S, Atala A, Yoo JJ. A collagen matrix derived from bladder can be used to engineer smooth muscle tissue. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):307-314.

Lee SJ, Van Dyke M, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Host cell mobilization for in situ tissue regeneration. Rejuvenation Res. 2008;11(4):747-756.

Raya-Rivera AM, Baez C, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Tissue engineered testicular prostheses with prolonged testosterone release. World J Urol. 2008;26(4):351-358.

Aboushwareb T, Atala A. Stem cells in urology. Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2008;5(11):621-631.

Zhang Y, McNeill E, Tian H, Soker S, Andersson K-E, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Urine derived cells are a potential source for urological tissue reconstruction. J Urol. 2008;180(5):2226-2233.

Apel PJ, Garrett JP, Sierpinski P, Ma J, Atala A, Smith TL, Koman LA, Van Dyke ME. Peripheral nerve regeneration using a keratin-based scaffold: long-term functional and histological outcomes in a mouse model. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2008;33(9):1541-1547.

Delo DM, Eberli D, Williams JK, Andersson K-E, Atala A, Soker S. Angiogenic gene modification of skeletal muscle cells to compensate for ageing-induced decline in bioengineered functional muscle tissue. BJU Int. 2008;102(7):878-884.

Eberli D, Susaeta R, Yoo JJ, Atala A. A method to improve cellular content for corporal tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(10):1581-1589.

Furth ME, Atala A. Producing organs in the laboratory. Curr Urol Rep. 2008;9(6):433-436.

Grisafi D, Piccoli M, Pozzobon M, Ditadi A, Zaramella P, Chiandetti L, Zanon GF, Atala A, Zacchello F, Scarpa M, et al. High transduction efficiency of human amniotic fluid stem cells mediated by adenovirus vectors. Stem Cells Dev. 2008;17(5):953-962.

Carraro G, Perin L, Sedrakyan S, Giuliani S, Tiozzo C, Lee J, Turcatel G, De Langhe SP, Driscoll B, Atala A, et al. Human amniotic fluid stem cells can integrate and differentiate into epithelial lung lineages. Stem Cells. 2008;26(11):2902-2911.

Delo DM, Olson J, Baptista PM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Atala A, Zhu J-M, Soker S. Non-invasive longitudinal tracking of human amniotic fluid stem cells in the mouse heart. Stem Cells. 2008;17(6):1185-1194.

Atala A. The clinician scientist and medical advances [editorial]. J Urol. 2008;180(2):431-432.

Atala A. Extending life using tissue and organ replacement. Curr Aging Sci. 2008;1(2):73-83.

Harrison BS, Atala A. Carbon nanotube applications for tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2007;28(2):344-353.

De Coppi P, Callegari A, Chiavegato A, Gasparotto L, Piccoli M, Taiani J, Pozzobon M, Boldrin L, Okabe M, Atala A, et al. Amniotic fluid and bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells can be converted to smooth muscle cells in the cryo-injured rat bladder and prevent compensatory hypertrophy of surviving smooth muscle cells. J Urol. 2007;177(1):369-376.

De Coppi P, Bartsch G Jr, Siddiqui MM, Xu T, Santos CC, Perin L, Yoo JJ, Furth ME, Soker S, Atala A, et al. Isolation of amniotic stem cell lines with potential for therapy. Nat Biotechnol. 2007;25(1):100-106.

Atala A. Tissue engineering and cell therapy: perspectives for urology In: Wein AJ, ed. Campbell-Walsh urology, vol 1. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier;2007: 553-573.


Joraku A, Sullivan CA, Yoo J, Atala A. In-vitro reconstitution of three-dimensional human salivary gland tissue structures. Differentiation. 2007;75(4):318-324.

Baptista P, Siddiqqui M, Atala A, Soker S. A novel whole organ bioscaffold for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1233.

Delo D, Neshat S, Christ G, Groban L, Olson J, Zhu J-M, Atala A, Soker S. Amniotic fluid derived stem cells for cardiac therapeutics [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A229.

Halum SL, Naidu M, Delo DM, Atala A, Hingtgen CM. Injection of autologous muscle stem cells (myoblasts) for the treatment of vocal fold paralysis: a pilot study. Laryngoscope. 2007;117(5):917-922.

Lee DJ, Tsangaris S, Baptista P, Jarajapu YPR, Kincaid E, Kon N, Berry J, Soker S, Yoo J, Atala A. Engineering of heart valves using circulating progenitor cells from patients with valvular disease--a feasibility study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A975.

Sierpinski P, Garrett J, Ma J, Apel P, Smith T, Atala A, Koman LA, Van Dyke M. Human hair derived keratins mediate Schwann cell behavior in vitro and facilitate rapid peripheral nerve regeneration in vivo [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1273.

Van Dyke M, Oberpenning F, Meng J, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Total organ replacement using tissue engineering [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A140.

Xu T, Zhao W, Zhu J-M, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Bio-printing of living organized tissues using an inkjet technology [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A636.

Zare S, Christ G, Moon DG, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional enhancement of bioreactor assisted engineered skeletal muscle [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A135.

Moon DG, Christ GJ, Stitzel J, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tissue bioreactor system for the creation and maturation of organized functional tissues for surgical reconstruction [abstract]. J Urol. 2007;177(4 Suppl):58-59.

Rodriguez S, Chen KL, Christ GJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Progenitor cell-derived endothelial cell therapy restores diabetes associated erectile dysfunction [abstract]. J Urol. 2007;177(4 Suppl):264.

Chiavegato A, Bollini S, Pozzobon M, Callegari A, Gasparotto L, Taiani J, Piccoli M, Lenzini E, Gerosa G, Atala A, et al. Human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells are rejected after transplantation in the myocardium of normal, ischemic, immuno-suppressed or immuno-deficient rat. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2007;42(4):746-759.

Chun SY, Lim GJ, Kwon TG, Kwak EK, Kim BW, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Identification and characterization of bioactive factors in bladder submucosa matrix. Biomaterials. 2007;28(29):4251-4256.

Harrison BS, Eberli D, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Oxygen producing biomaterials for tissue regeneration. Biomaterials. 2007;28(31):4628-4634.

Baptista PM, Atala A, Soker S. Liver tissue engineering using an acellular whole organ bioscaffold with perfusion cell seeding [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1721.

Dawn D, Olson J, Atala A, Zhu JM, Soker S. Mouse cardiac MR imaging of magnetically labeled human amniotic fluid stem cells for longitudinal cell graft monitoring [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1731.

Eberli D, Yoo JJ, Atala A. A composite scaffold for the engineering of hollow organs and tissues [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1635.

Eberli D, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Fascial tissue reconstruction using acellular collagen matrix [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1695-1696.

Eberli D, Yoo J, Soker S, Atala A. Muscle progenitor cells for the restoration of irreversibly damaged sphincter function: a pre-clinical study [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1732-1733.

Egydio F, Moore P, Zhang Y, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Erythropoietin producing cells for the treatment of renal failure induced anemia [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1690.

Furth ME, Atala A, Van Dyke ME. Smart biomaterials design for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Biomaterials. 2007;28(34):5068-5073.

Harrison BS, Eberli D, Lee SJ, Oh SH, Ward C, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Oxygen generating scaffolds for tissue regeneration [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1740.

Lee SJ, Van Dyke M, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Stem/progenitor cell mobilization for tissue regeneration [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1757.

Orabi HO, Aboushwareb T, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tissue engineered tubularized urethra for surgical reconstruction: a pre-clinical study [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1769.

Rodriguez S, Chen KL, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Progenitor-derived endothelial cell therapy restores erectile function [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1747-1748.

Santos C, Klorig D, Chun SY, Atala A, Soker S. Human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells: a novel source of dopaminergic neurons? [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1705.

Sierpinski P, Garrett J, Ma J, Apel P, Smith T, Atala A, Koman LA, Van Dyke M. Human hair derived keratins facilitate regeneration of peripheral nerves in vivo [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1706-1707.

Xu T, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo J. In vivo generation of functional tissues using the inkjet printing technology [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1713-1714.

Zare S, Christ G, Moon DG, Zhao W, Atala A, Yoo JJ. Functional enhancement of bioreactor assisted engineered skeletal muscle [abstract]. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1698.

Atala A. Regenerative medicine: new approaches in health care for the 21st century [abstract]. Xenotransplantation. 2007;14(5):377.

Eberli D, Tillman B, Yoo J, Soker S, Atala A. Muscle progenitor cells for the restoration of irreversibly damaged sphincter function: a preclinical study. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;205(3 Suppl):S106.

Hipp J, Tillman B, Hipp J, Hodges S, Atala A, Soker S. Transcriptional profiling of human amniotic fluid derived stem cells and their multilineage differentiation [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;205(3 Suppl):S65.

Moon DG, Tillman B, Christ G, Stitzel J, Yoo J, Atala A. Tissue bioreactor system for the creation and maturation of organized functional tissues for surgical reconstruction [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;205(3 Suppl):S104.

Atala A. Engineering tissues, organs and cells. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2007;1(2):83-96.

Eberli D, Susaeta R, Yoo JJ, Atala A. Tunica repair with acellular bladder matrix maintains corporal tissue function. Int J Impot Res. 2007;19(6):602-609.

Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Lim GJ, Atala A, Stitzel J. In vitro evaluation of electrospun nanofiber scaffolds for vascular graft application. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2007;83(4):999-1008.

Perin L, Giuliani S, Jin D, Sedrakyan S, Carraro G, Habibian R, Warburton D, Atala A, De Filippo RE. Renal differentiation of amniotic fluid stem cells. Cell Prolif. 2007;40(6):936-948.

Lu S-J, Hipp JA, Feng Q, Hipp JD, Lanza R, Atala A. GeneChip analysis of human embryonic stem cell differentiation into hemangioblasts: an in silico dissection of mixed phenotypes. Genome Biol. 2007;8(11):art. R240.

Sierpinski PL, Garrett J, Ma J, Apel PJ, Smith T, Koman LA, Atala A, Van Dyke M. A biomaterial derived from human hair keratins can serve as a scaffold for tissue engineering in orthopaedic applications [abstract]. In: Transactions Online of the 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Oct 20-24; Honolulu (HI). 2007;():61.

Sierpinski PL, Apel PJ, Burnell JM, Klorig D, Smith T, Koman LA, Atala A, Van Dyke M. Keratin biomaterials made from human hair mediate Schwann and endothelial cell activity in vitro [abstract]. In: Transactions Online of the 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies; 2007 Oct 20-24; Honolulu (HI). 2007;():417.

Atala A. Congenital urologic anomalies In: Schrier RW, ed. Diseases of the kidney & urinary tract, vol 1. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2007: 594-604.

Atala A. This month in investigative urology [editorials]. J Urol. 2006;176(1):7-8.


Rackley JD, Atala A. Tissue engineering, stem cells and cloning for the regeneration of urologic organs In: Bronzino JD, ed. Tissue engineering and artificial organs: the biomedical engineering handbook. 3rd ed. Boca Raton (FL): CRC/Taylor & Francis;2006: 58-1-58-23.

Amiel GE, Komura M, Shapira O, Yoo JJ, Yazdani S, Berry J, Kaushal S, Bischoff J, Atala A, Soker S. Engineering of blood vessels from acellular collagen matrices coated with human endothelial cells. Tissue Eng. 2006;12(8):2355-2365.

Delo D, Neshat-Vahid S, Olson J, Zhu JM, Christ G, Atala A. Amniotic fluid derived stem cells for cardiac therapeutics [abstract]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):197-198.

Neshat-Vahid S, Delo D, Milanesi A, Christ G, Atala A, Soker S. Amniotic fluid derived stem cells for cardiac therapeutics [abstract]. Eur Heart J. 2006;27(Suppl 1):19-20.

Delo DM, De Coppi P, Bartsch G Jr, Atala A. Amniotic fluid and placental stem cells. Methods Enzymol. 2006;419():426-438.

Mikos AG, Herring SW, Ochareon P, Elisseeff J, Lu HH, Kandel R, Schoen FJ, Toner M, Atala A, Van Dyke ME, et al. Engineering complex tissues. Tissue Eng. 2006;12(12):3307-3339.

Hipp J, Atala A. GeneChips in stem cell research. Methods Enzymol. 2006;420():162-224.

Eberli D, Atala A. Tissue engineering using adult stem cells. Methods Enzymol. 2006;420():287-302.

Yu Y, Fuhr J, Boye E, Gyorffy S, Soker S, Atala A, Mulliken JB, Bischoff J. Mesenchymal stem cells and adipogenesis in hemangioma involution. Stem Cells. 2006;24(6):1605-1612.

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Anthony J. Atala, M.D.

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