Publications

Selected Publications

  • 2014

  1. N. V. Konduru, K. M. Murdaugh, G. A. Sotiriou, T. C. Donaghey, P. Demokritou, J. D. Brain & R. M. Molina. “Bioavailability, distribution and clearance of inhaled and ingested uncoated and silica-coated zinc oxide nanoparticles”. Particle & Fibre Toxicology in press (2014).
  2. R. A. Yokel, S. Hussain, S. Garantziotis, P. Demokritou, V. Castranova & F. R. Cassee. “The Yin: An adverse health perspective of nanoceria: uptake, distribution, accumulation, and mechanisms of its toxicity”. Environmental Science: Nano in press, DOI: 10.1039/C4EN00039K (2014). link
  3. A. K. Pal, I. Aalaei, S. Gadde, P. Gaines, D. Schmidt, P. Demokritou & D. Bello. “High Resolution Characterization of Engineered Nanomaterial Dispersions in Complex Media Using Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing Technology”. ACS Nano in press, DOI: 10.1021/nn502219q (2014). link
  4. E. H. Zhou, C. Watson, R. Pizzo, J. Cohen, Q. Dang, P. M. F. de Barros, C. Y. Park, C. Chen, J. D. Brain, J. P. Butler, J. W. Ruberti, J. J. Fredberg and P. Demokritou. “Assessing the impact of engineered nanoparticles on wound healing using a novel in-vitro bioassay”. Nanomedicine in press, DOI: 10.2217/nnm.14.40 (2014). link
  5. V. A. Okello, S. Gass, G. Pyrgiotakis, N. Du, A. Lake, V. Kariuki, G. A. Sotiriou, B. Deng, P. Demokritou & O. A. Sadik. “Capture, isolation and electrochemical detection of industrially-relevant engineered aerosol nanoparticles using poly(amic) acid, phase-inverted, nano-membranes”. Journal of Hazardous Materials 279 365-374 (2014). link
  6. G. Pyrgiotakis, C. O. Blattmann and P. Demokritou. “Real-Time Nanoparticle–Cell Interactions in Physiological Media by Atomic Force Microscopy”. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2, 1681-1690 (2014). link
  7. G. Pyrgiotakis, J. McDevitt, Y. Gao, A. Branco, M. Eleftheriadou, B. Lemos, E. Nardell and P. Demokritou. “An emerging, chemical free nanotechnology based approach for the inactivation of Mycobacteria using Engineered Water Nanostructures (EWNS)”. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 10, 1175-1183 (2014). link
  8. J. M. Cohen, R. Derk, L. Wang, J. Godleski, L. Kobzik, J. Brain and P. Demokritou. “Tracking translocation of industrially relevant engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) across alveolar epithelial monolayers in vitro”. Nanotoxicology 8, 216-225 (2014). link
  9. S. V. Pirela, G. Pyrgiotakis, D. Bello, T. Thomas, V. Castranova and P. Demokritou. “Development and characterization of an exposure platform suitable for physico-chemical, morphological and toxicological characterization of printer-emitted particles (PEPs)”. Inhalation Toxicology 26, 400 (2014). link
  10. J. M. Cohen, J. G. Teeguarden and P. Demokritou. “An integrated approach for the in vitro dosimetry of engineered nanomaterials”. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 11, 20 (2014). link
  11. G. DeLoid, J. M. Cohen, T. Darrah, R. Derk, L. Rojanasakul, G. Pyrgiotakis, W. Wohlleben and P. Demokritou. “Estimating the effective density of engineered nanomaterials for in vitro dosimetry”. Nature Communications 5, 3514 (2014). link
  12. C. Watson, J. Ge, J. Cohen, G. Pyrgiotakis, B. Engelward and P. Demokritou. “High-Throughput Screening Platform for Engineered Nanoparticle-Mediated Genotoxicity Using CometChip Technology”. ACS Nano 8, 2118-2133 (2014) link
  13. G. A. Sotiriou, C. Watson, K. M. Murdaugh, T. H. Darrah, G. Pyrgiotakis, A. Elder, J. D. Brain and P. Demokritou. “Engineering Safer-by-Design, Transparent, Silica-coated ZnO Nanorods with Reduced DNA Damage Potential”. Environmental Science: Nano1, 144-153 (2014). link Research highlight in RSC Chemistry World on 14 February 2014 link
  14. A. K. Pal, S-F. Hsieh, M. Khatri, J. A. Isaacs, P. Demokritou, P. Gaines, D. F. Schmidt, E. J. Rogers and D. Bello. “Screening for oxidative damage by engineered nanomaterials: a comparative evaluation of FRAS and DCFH”. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 16, 2167 (2014). link
  15. G. Pyrgiotakis, J. McDevitt, A. Bordini, E. Diaz, R. Molina, C. Watson, G. Deloid, S. Lenard, N. Fix, Y. Mizuyama, T. Yamauchi, J. Brain and P. Demokritou. “A chemical free, nanotechnology-based method for airborne bacterial inactivation using engineered water nanostructures”. Environmental Science: Nano 1, 15-26 (2014). link Cover page of this issue
  • 2013

  1. P. Demokritou, S. Gass, G. Pyrgiotakis, J. M. Cohen, W. Goldsmith, W. McKinney, D. Frazer, J. Ma, D. Schwegler-Berry, J. Brain and V. Castranova. “An in vivo and in vitro toxicological characterisation of realistic nanoscale CeO2 inhalation exposures”. Nanotoxicology 7, 1338 (2013). link
  2. M. Khatri, D. Bello, A. K. Pal, J. M. Cohen, S. Woskie, T. Gassert, J. Lan, A. Z. Gu, P. Demokritou and P. Gaines. “Evaluation of cytotoxic, genotoxic and inflammatory responses of nanoparticles from photocopiers in three human cell lines”. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 10, 42 (2013). link
  3. M. Khatri, D. Bello, A. K. Pal, S. Woskie, T. H. Gassert, P. Demokritou, P. Gaines. “Toxicological effects of PM0.25–2.0 particles collected from a photocopy center in three human cell lines”. Inhalation Toxicology 25, 621-632 (2013). link
  4. G. Pyrgiotakis, C. O. Blattmann, S. E. Pratsinis, P. Demokritou. “Nanoparticle-Nanoparticle interactions in biological media by Atomic Force Microscopy”. Langmuir 29, 11385–11395 (2013). link
  5. S. Pirela, R. Molina, C. Watson, J. Cohen, D. Bello, P. Demokritou, J. Brain. “Effects of copy center particles on the lungs: A toxicological characterization using a Balb/c mouse model”. Inhalation Toxicology 25, 498-508 (2013). link
  6. S. Gass, J. M. Cohen, G. Pyrgiotakis, G. A. Sotiriou, S. E. Pratsinis and P. Demokritou. “Safer Formulation Concept for Flame-Generated Engineered Nanomaterials”. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 1, 843-857 (2013). link
  7. D. Bello, J. Martin, C. Santeufemio, Q. Sun, K. Lee Bunker, M. Shafer and P. Demokritou. “Physicochemical and morphological characterisation of nanoparticles from photocopiers: implications for environmental health”. Nanotoxicology 7, 989-1003 (2013). link
  8. J. Cohen, G. DeLoid, G. Pyrgiotakis and P. Demokritou. “Interactions of engineered nanomaterials in physiological media and implications for in vitro dosimetry”. Nanotoxicology 7, 417-431 (2013). link
  9. C. Chang, P. Demokritou, M. Shafer and D. Christiani. “Physicochemical and toxicological characteristics of welding fume derived particles generated from real time welding processes”. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 15, 214-224 (2013). link
  • 2012

  1. G. A. Sotiriou, E. Diaz, M. S. Long, J. Godleski, J. Brain, S. E. Pratsinis and P. Demokritou. “A novel platform for pulmonary and cardiovascular toxicological characterization of inhaled engineered nanomaterials”. Nanotoxicology 6, 680-690 (2012). link
  2. G. Pyrgiotakis, J. McDevitt, T. Yamauchi and P. Demokritou. “A novel method for bacterial inactivation using electrosprayed water nanostructures”. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 14, 1027 (2012). link
  3. C. Tsai, M. Echevarría-Vega, G. A. Sotiriou, C. Santeufemio, D. Schmidt, P. Demokritou and M. Ellenbecker. “Evaluation of environmental filtration control of engineered nanoparticles using the Harvard Versatile Engineered Nanomaterial Generation System (VENGES)”. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 14, 812 (811-817) (2012). link
  • 2001-2010

  1. P. Demokritou, R. Buechel, R. M. Molina, G. M. Deloid, J. D. Brain and S. E. Pratsinis. “Development and characterization of a Versatile Engineered Nanomaterial Generation System (VENGES) suitable for toxicological studies”. Inhalation Toxicology 22, 107-116 (2010). link
  2. S. J. Lee, P. Demokritou, P. Koutrakis and J. M. Delgado-Saborit. “Development and evaluation of personal respirable particulate sampler (PRPS)”. Atmospheric Environment 40, 212-224 (2006). link
  3. T. Gupta, P. Demokritou and P. Koutrakis. “Development and Performance Evaluation of a High-Volume Ultrafine Particle Concentrator for Inhalation Toxicological Studies”. Inhalation Toxicology 16, 851-862 (2004). link
  4. P. Demokritou, S. J. Lee and P. Koutrakis. “Development and evaluation of a high loading PM2.5 speciation sampler”. Aerosol Science and Technology 38, 111-119 (2004). link
  5. P. Demokritou, T. Gupta and P. Koutrakis. “A high volume apparatus for the condensational growth of ultrafine particles for inhalation toxicological studies”. Aerosol Science and Technology 36, 1061-1072 (2002). link
  6. P. Demokritou, I. G. Kavouras, D. Harrison and P. Koutrakis. “Development and evaluation of an impactor for a PM2.5 speciation sampler”. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 51, 514-523 (2001). link