Recent Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

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Tran D.P., Winter M., Wolfrum B., Stockmann R., Yang C.-T., Pourhassan-Moghaddam M., Offenhäusser A., Thierry B.* Towards Intraoperative Detection of Disseminated Tumor Cells in Lymph Nodes with Silicon Nanowire Field   Effect Transistors. ACS Nano DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b07136 (IF 12.8)

WK Fong, TL Hanley, B Thierry, A Hawley, BJ Boyd, CB Landersdorfer. External manipulation of nanostructure in photoresponsive lipid depot matrix to control and predict drug release in vivo. Journal of Controlled Release 228, 67-73 (2016) (IF 7.7)

Hasan S., Thomas N., Thierry B., Vreugde S., Wormald P.-J., and Prestidge C.A.*. Recent Trends on the Use of Nanoparticles for Nitric Oxide Delivery in Antimicrobial Applications. Drug Delivery Letters. (in press) (2016)


Diéguez L., Winter M., Pocock K., Bremmel K., Thierry B.* Efficient Microfluidic Negative Enrichment of Circulating Tumor Cells in Blood using Roughened PDMS. Analyst. DOI: 10.1039/C4AN01768D  (2015)

Hardingham J., Phulwinder G., Winter, M.A., Price, T.J., Thierry B., Detection and clinical significance of circulating tumor cells in colorectal cancer – 20 years of progress. Molecular Medicine, (2015) 21 Suppl 1:S25-31 doi:10.2119/molmed.2015.00149 (IF 4.5)

Marnie Winter, Rachel Gibson, Andrew Ruszkiewicz, Sarah K. Thompson, Benjamin Thierry.* Beyond Conventional Pathology: Towards Pre- and Intra-operative Lymph Node Staging. International Journal of Cancer  DOI: 10.1002/ijc.28742 (2015)

Jardeleza C., Thierry B., Rao S., Vreugde S., Prestidge C.A., Thomas N., Wormald P.J. An in-vivo safety and efficacy demonstration of a novel topical liposomal nitric oxide donor treatment for Staphylococcus aureus biofilm- associated rhinosinusitis. Translational Research 166, 6, 683–692. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2015.06.009 (2015) (IF 5)

Dong D., Thomas N., Thierry B., Vreugde S., Prestidge C.A., Wormald P.J. Biodistribution and Inhibition of Phospholipid Liposomes on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm. Plos one. 10:6: e0131806 (2015) (IF 3.3)

Turnbull T., Douglass M., Paterson D. Bezak E., Thierry B., Kempson I. Relating intercellular variability in nanoparticle uptake with biological consequence. A quantitative XRF study for radiosensitization of cells. Analytical Chemistry. 87 (21), pp 10693–10697 (2015) DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03183

Cousins A., Balalis G., Thompson S.K., Morales D., Wedding B., Thierry B.* Novel Handheld Magnetometer Probe based on Magnetic Tunnelling Junction Sensors for Intraoperative Sentinel Lymph Node Identification. Scientific Report doi:10.1038/srep10842 (2015)

Tran D.P., Wolfrum B., Stockmann R., Offenhäusser A., Thierry B.* CMOS Compatible Silicon Nanowires on-a-Chip: Fabrication and Pre-clinical Validation for the Detection of a Cancer Prognostic Protein Marker in Serum. Anal Chem. 87 (3), pp 1662–1668 DOI: 10.1021/ac503374j (2015)

Thomas N., Dong D., Richter K., Ramezanpour M., Vreugde S., Thierry B, Wormald P.-J., Prestidge C.A. * Quatsomes for the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm. J Mat Chem B. DOI: 10.1039/C4TB01953A (2015)

Ho T., Bremmell K., Krasowska M., Stringer D., Thierry B., Beattie D. Formation and Characterization of Fucoidan/Chitosan Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Soft Matter DOI: 10.1039/C4SM02552K (2015)

Yang C.T., Méjard R., Griesser H.J., Bagnaninchi P.O., Thierry B.* Cellular Micromotion Monitored by Long-Range Surface Plasmon Resonance with Optical Fluctuation Analysis. Anal Chem. 3;87(3):1456-61. doi: 10.1021/ac5031978 (2015)


Tran D.P., Macdonald T.J., Wolfrum B., Stockmann R., Nann T., Offenhäusser A., Thierry B.* Photoresponsive Properties of Ultrathin Silicon Nanowires. Applied Physics Letters 105, 231116 (2014);

Wan Y., Winter M., Delalat B., Hardingham J.E., Phulwinder G., Wrin J., Voelcker N., Price T.J., Thierry B..* Nanostructured Polystyrene Well Plates Allow Unbiased High-Throughput Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells. ACS Applied Mater Interf 6 (23), pp 20828–20836 (2014) DOI: 10.1021/am505201s

Kempson IM*, Smith E, Gao M, de Jonge M, Thierry B. Large Area Synchrotron X-Ray Fluorescence Mapping of Biological Samples, Journal of Instrumentation 9 C12040 (2014) doi:10.1088/1748-0221/9/12/C12040

Mejard R., Thierry B.,* Systematic Study of the Surface Plasmon Resonance Signals Generated by Cells for Sensors with Different Characteristic Lengths. Plos One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107978 (2014)

Liu T., Yang C.T., Dieguez L., Denman J., Thierry B.*, Robust and Flexible Fabrication of Chemical Micropatterns for Tumour Spheroid Preparation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6(13):10162-71 (2014) DOI: 10.1021/am501390v

Tse B, Cowin GJ, Soekmadji C, Jovanovic L, Vasireddy SJ, Ling M-T, Khatri A, Liu T, Thierry B, Russell PJ. Prostate specific membrane antigen (SPMA)-targeting iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) enhance MRI of preclinical prostate cancer. Nanomedicine (In Press)

Fong W.-K., Hanley T.L., Thierry B., Kirby N., Waddington L.J., Boyd B.J. Understanding the Photothermal Heating Effect in Non-lamellar Liquid Crystalline Systems, and the Design of New Mixed Lipid Systems for Photothermal On-Demand Drug Delivery. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2014 Oct 22;16(45):24936-53. doi: 10.1039/c4cp03635b

Pai J.-H., Liu T., Hsu H.-Y., Wedding A.B., Thierry B,* Bagnaninchi P.O*. Molecular photo-thermal optical coherence phase microscopy using gold nanorods. RSC Advance (2014) 4, 27067-27073. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA03041A

Liu T., Kempson I., de Jong M., Howard D.L., Thierry B.* Quantitative Synchrotron X-Ray Fluorescence Study of the Penetration of Transferrin-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticle inside Model Tumour Tissues. Nanoscale 6(16):9774-82 (2014) DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02100B

Liu, T., Chien C.-C., Parkinson L., Thierry B.*, Microfabricated Concave Microwells for Long Term On-Chip Culture of Multicellular Tumour Spheroids and Drug Assays. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. (2014) 6(11):8090-7. doi: 10.1021/am500367h.

Liu, T., Winter M., Thierry B.*, Quasi-Spherical Microwells for Long Term Culture of Multicellular Spheroids and On-Chip Assays on Superhydrophobic Substrates. Biomaterials. (2014) 35(23):6060-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2014.04.047.

Tran P.D., Wolfrum B., Stockmann R., Offenhausser A., Thierry B.* Fabrication of locally confined silicon nanowires. J Mat Chem C. DOI: 10.1039/C4TC00046C (2014).

Jardeleza C., Rao S., Thierry B., Gajjar P., Vreugde S., Prestidge C.A., and Wormald P.J. Liposome-encapsulated ISMN: a Novel Nitric Oxide-Based Therapeutic Agent against Staphylococcus aureus Biofilms. Plos one DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092117

Kisha Nandini Sivanathan; Darling-Rojas Canales, Stan Gronthos, Benjamin Thierry. P. Toby Coates. Interferon-gamma modification of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: a strategy to enhance immunosuppression in allotransplantation. Stem Cells Reviews and Report DOI 10.1007/s12015-014-9495-2 (2014)

Méjard R., Griesser H.J., Thierry B.* Optical Biosensing for Label-free cellular studies, Trend in Analytical Chemistry. 0165-9936, vol. 53, p 178


Cousin A., Thompson S.K., Wedding A.B., Thierry B.* Clinical relevance of novel imaging technologies for sentinel lymph node identification and staging. Biotechnology Advances. 22-DEC-2013 DOI information: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2013.10.011

Tran P.D., Wolfrum B., Stockmann R., Offenhäusser A. and Thierry B.* Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Ultra-Thin Silicon Nanowire Devices. IEEE explore transaction DOI: 10.1109/NANO.2013.6720826 405 – 409 (2013)

Méjard R., Dostálek J., Huang C.-J., Griesser H.J., Thierry B.* Tuneable and robust long range surface plasmon resonance for biosensing applications, Optical Materials 2013. 35(12): p. 2507-2513

Liu T., Cousins A., Chien C.-C., Kempson I., Thompson S., Hwu Y., Thierry B.* Immunospecific targeting of CD45 expressing lymphoid cells: Towards improved detection agents of the sentinel lymph node. Cancer Letters 328(2):271-7 (2013).


Liu M., Thierry B.*, A Solution to the PEG Dilemma: Efficient Bioconjugation of Large Gold Nanoparticles for Biodiagnostic Applications using Mixed Layers. Langmuir, 2012, 28 (44), pp 15634–15642

Thierry B*. Griesser H.J. Dense PEG Layers for Efficient Immunotargeting of Nanoparticles to Cancer Cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 22, 8810-8819 (2012)

Thierry B., Winnik F. LbL. In Multilayer Thin Films. Gero Decher and Joe Schlenoff, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH (2012)

Thierry B., Textor M. Nanomedicine In Focus: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead. BioInterphase 7(19) (2012)

David A. Beattie, Audrey Beaussart, Agnieszka Mierczynska-Vasilev, Sarah L. Harmer, Benjamin Thierry, Ljiljana Puskar, and Mark Tobin; Letter Synchrotron FTIR Microscopy of Langmuir–Blodgett Monolayers and Polyelectrolyte Multilayers at the Solid–Solid Interface. Langmuir 2012, 28 (3), 1683–1688

Fong W.-K., Hanley T.L., Thierry B., Kirby N., Waddington L.J., Boyd B.J. Controlling the nanostructure of gold nanorod-lyotropic liquid-crystalline hybrid materials using near-infrared laser irradiation. Langmuir (2012), 28 (40), 14450-14460


Kurkuri M.D., Al-Ejeh F.,  Shi J.Y., Palms D., Prestidge C., Griesser H.J.,  Brown M.P., Thierry B*.  Plasma functionalized PDMS microfluidic chips: towards point-of-care capture of circulating tumor cells.  Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 8841-8848 (2011)

Garvey M., Griesser S.S., Griesser H.J., Thierry B., Nussio M.R., Shapter J.G., Ecroyd H., Giorgetti S., Bellotti V., Gerrard J.A., Carver J.A. Enhanced molecular chaperone activity of the small heat-shock protein αB-crystallin following covalent immobilization onto a solid-phase support. Biopolymers. 95(6) (2011)

Thierry B., Majewski P. Magnetic Nanoparticles, In 2nd edition of The Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Hari Singh Nalwa, American Scientific Publisher (2011)


Thierry B.*, Kurkuri M., Shi J.Y., Lwin L.E.M.P., Palms D. Herceptin functionalized microfluidic polydimethylsiloxane devices for the capture of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 positive circulating breast cancer cells. Biomicrofluidic. 4(3), 032205 (2010)

Christelle Vreuls, Germaine Zocchi, Benjamin Thierry, Geoffrey Garitte, Stefani S. Griesser, Catherine Archambeau, Cécile Van de Weerdt, Joseph Martial, Hans Griesser. Prevention of bacterial biofilms by covalent immobilization of peptides onto plasma polymer functionalized substrates. J. Mat. Chem. 20, 8092-8098 (2010)

Losic D, Yu Y, Aw MS, Simovic S, Thierry B, Addai-Mensah J. Surface functionalisation of diatoms with dopamine modified iron-oxide nanoparticles: toward magnetically guided drug microcarriers with biologically derived morphologies. Chemical Communication. 46(34):6323-5 (2010)

Fong W.-K., Hanley T.L., Thierry B., Kirby N., Boyd B.J. Plasmonic nanorods provide reversible control over nanostructure of self assembled drug delivery materials. Langmuir 26(9), 6136–6139 (2010)

Truong M.Y., Dutta N.K., Choudhury N.R., Kim M., Elvin C.M., Hill A.J., Thierry B., Vasilev K. A pH-responsive interface derived from resilin-mimetic protein Rec1-resilin. Biomaterials. 31(15), 4434-4446 (2010)


Thierry B*, Al-Ejeh F., Khatri A., Yuan Z., Russell P.J., Ping S., Brown M.P., Majewski P. Multifunctional Core-Shell Magnetic Cisplatin Nanocarriers. Chemical Communication 47, 7348-7350 (2009)

Thierry B*. Drug Nanocarriers and Functional Nanoparticles: Applications in Cancer Therapy. Current Drug Delivery (Invited review). 6(4), 391-403 (2009)

Majewski P., Thierry B. Functionalized magnetite nanoparticles – synthesis, properties, and bio-applications, In Particulate Systems in Nano- And Biotechnologies, Wolfgang Sigmund, Taylor and Francis, 331-352 (2009)

Thierry B.*, Ng J., Krieg T., Griesser H.J. A Robust Procedure for the Functionalization of Gold Nanorods and Noble Metal Nanoparticles. Chemical Communication 13, 1724-1726 (2009)

Thierry B.*, Al-Ejeh F., Brown M., Majewski P., Griesser H.J. Immunotargeting of advanced functional nanostructures for cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Advanced Materials 21, 541-545 (2009)

Al-Ejeh F., Darby J.M., Thierry B., Brown M. Modulating the ratio of metal chelator-antibody conjugation to optimize radioimmunoscintigraphy and radioimmunotherapy applications. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 36(4), 395-402 (2009)


Pan W. R., Rozen W. M., Stretch J., Thierry B., Suami H., Ashton M. W., Corlett R. J., Taylor I. Advanced Imaging Technologies for Mapping Cadaveric Lymphatic Anatomy: Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Lymphangiography. Lymphology 41, 126-130 (2008)

Thierry B.,* Winnik F., Merhi Y., Griesser H.J., Tabrizian M. Effective Immobilization of Hyaluronan on Metal Surfaces: Towards Biomimetic Haemocompatible Coatings. Langmuir 24(20) 11834-11841 (2008)

Thierry B.*, Jasieniak M., De Smet L., Vasilev K., Griesser H.J. Reactive epoxide thin film by pulsed-plasma polymerization. Langmuir, 24(18) 10187-10195 (2008)

Thierry B.*, Zimmer L., McNiven S., Finnie K., Barbé C., Griesser H.J. Design of a new stealth drug delivery system: Electrostatic self-assembly of PEG copolymers onto silica nanoparticles. Langmuir, 24(15) 8143-8150 (2008)

Majewski P., Thierry B. Superparamagnetic Magnetite (Fe3O4) Nanoparticles for Bio-Applications, Journal of Recent Patents in Materials Science, 1(2) 116-127 (2008)

Majewski P., Thierry B.* Functionalized magnetite nanoparticles – synthesis, properties, and bio-applications, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Science, 32, 203-215 (2008)