Refereed Publications

  1. Terry TL, Givens BE, Adamcakova-Dodd A, Thorne PS, Rodgers VGJ, Salem AK (2021) Encapsulating polyethyleneimine-DNA nanoplexes into PEGylated biodegradable microparticles increases transgene expression in vitro and reduces inflammatory responses in vivo. AAPS PharmSciTech,
  2. Hale C, Yonan J, Batarseh R, Chaar R, Jonak CR, Ge S, Binder D, Rodgers VGJ (2020) Implantable Osmotic Transport Device Can Reduce Edema After Severe Contusion Spinal Cord Injury. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 10 July 2020, 8:806,
  3. Erudaitius DT, Buettner GR, Rodgers VGJ (2020) The latency of peroxisomal catalase in terms of effectiveness factor for pancreatic and glioblastoma cancer cell lines in the presence of high concentrations of H2O2: Implications for the use of pharmacological ascorbate in cancer therapy, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Volume 156,Pages 20-25, ISSN 0891-5849,
  4. Yeung R, Zhu X, Gee T, Gheen B, Jassby D, Rodgers VGJ (2020) Single and binary protein electroultrafiltration using poly(vinyl-alcohol)-carbon nanotube (PVA-CNT) composite membranes. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0228973.
  5. Hale CS, Bhakta HC, Jonak CR, Yonan JM, Binder DK, Grover WH, Rodgers VGJ (2019) Differential densimetry: a method for determining ultra-low fluid flux and tissue permeability, AIP Advances, 9, 095063.
  6. Wang J, Zhang N, Chen J, Rodgers VGJ, Brisk P, Grover WH (2019) Finding the optimal design of a passive microfluidic mixer, Lab on a Chip, DOI: 10.1039/C9LC00546C.
  7. Hale CS, McBride DW, Batarseh R, Hughey J, Vang K, Rodgers VGJ (2019) Development and Applications of a Concentrating Membrane Osmometer for Colloid Solutions, Review of Scientific Instruments, 90 (3) 034102.
  8. Terry TL, Givens BE, Rodgers VGJ, Salem AK (2019) Tunable properties of poly-DL-lactide-monomethoxypolyethylene glycol porous microparticles for sustained release of polyethylenimine-DNA polyplexes, AAPS PharmSciTech, DOI: 10.1208/s12249-018-1215-9.
  9. Hale CS, Ornelas DN, Yang JS, Chang L, Vang K, Batarseh RN, Ozaki N, Rodgers VGJ (2018) Interrogating the Osmotic Pressure of Self-Crowded Bovine Serum Albumin Solutions: Implications of Specific Monovalent Anion Effects Relative to the Hofmeister Series, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2018 122 (33), 8037-8046. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b0700.
  10. Erudaitius D, Mantooth J, Huang A, Soliman J, Doskey C, Buettner GR, Rodgers VGJ (2018) Calculated Cell-Specific Intracellular Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration: Relevance in Cancer Cell Susceptibility during Ascorbate Therapy. Free Rad. Biol. Med. Vol. 20, pp. 356-367.
  11. Wang J, Rodgers VGJ, Brisk P, Grover WH (2017) Instantaneous simulation of fluids and particles in complex microfluidic devices. PloS one 12 (12), e0189429.
  12. Wang J, Rodgers VGJ, Brisk P, Grover WH (2017) MOPSA: A microfluidics-optimized particle simulation algorithm.Biomicrofluidics.  
  13. Erudaitius D, Huang A, Kazmi S, Buettner GR, Rodgers VGJ (2017) Peroxiporin Expression Is an Important Factor for Cancer Cell Susceptibility to Therapeutic H2O2: Implications for Pharmacological Ascorbate Therapy. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170442. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170442.
  14. Hill DA, Anderson LE, Hill CJ, Mostaghim A, Rodgers VGJ, Grover WH (2016) MECs: "Building Blocks" for Creating Biological and Chemical Instruments, PLoS ONE,
  15. Vandrangi P, Gott SC, Kozaka R, Rodgers VGJ, Rao MP (2014) Comparative Endothelial Cell Response on Topographically Patterned Titanium and Silicon Substrates with Micrometer to Sub-Micrometer Feature Sizes, PLoS ONE, 9 (10), e111465.
  16. McBride DW, Szu JI, Hale C, Hsu MS, Rodgers VGJ, Binder DK (2014) Reduction of Cerebral Edema Following TBI using an Osmotic Transport Device, Journal of Neurotrauma, 31:1948–1954, doi:10.1089/neu.2014.3439.
  17. McBride DW, Rodgers VGJ (2014) A Generalized Free-Solvent Model for the Osmotic Pressure of Multi Component Solutions Containing Protein-Protein Interactions, Mathematical Biosciences, 253:72-87.
  18. McBride DW, Rodgers VGJ (2013) Predicting the Activity Coefficients of Water for Concentrated Globular Proteins Solutions Using Independently Determined Physical Parameters, PLoS ONE, PONE-D-13-35625R1 10.1371/journal.pone.0081933.
  19. McBride D, Rodgers VGJ (2013) Interpretation of Negative Second Virial Coefficients from Non-Attractive Protein Solution Osmotic Pressure Data: An Alternate Perspective, Biophysical Chemistry, Volume 184, 31 December 2013, Pages 79–86, DOI 10.1016/j.bpc.2013.09.005.
  20. Vandrangi P, Lo DD, Kozaka R, Ozaki N, Carvajal N, Rodgers VGJ (2013) Electrostatic Properties of Confluent Caco-2 Cell Layer Correlates to Their Microvilli Growth and Determines Underlying Transcellular Flow, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 110(10):2742-2748, DOI: 10.1002/bit.24939.
  21. Vandrangi P, Jreij P, Rajapaksa TE, Bansal N, Lo DD, Rodgers VGJ (2012) Novel in-situ Normal Streaming Potential Device for Characterizing Electrostatic Properties of Confluent Cells, Review of Scientific Instruments, 83(7) 074302.
  22. Song Y, Rodgers VGJ, Schultz JS, and Liao J (2012) Protein Interaction Affinity Determination by Quantitative FRET Analysis, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, doi: 10.1002/bit.24564.
  23. Vandrangi P, Sosa M, Shyy JYJ, Rodgers VGJ (2012) Flow-Dependent Mass Transfer May Trigger Endothelial Signaling Cascades, PLoS One, 10.1371/journal.pone.0035260.
  24. McBride D, Hsu MS, Rodgers VGJ, Binder DK (2012) Improved Survival Following Cerebral Edema Using a Novel Hollow Fiber-Hydrogel Device, Journal of Neurosurgery, 10.3171/2012.2.JNS111540.
  25. McBride D, Rodgers VGJ, (2012) Obtaining Protein Solvent Accessible Surface Area (SASA) Using Osmotic Pressure, AIChE Journal, 58(4):1012-1017, DOI 10.1002/aic.12648.
  26. Buettner GR,Wagner BA, Rodgers VGJ (2013) Quantitative Redox Biology: An approach to understanding the role of reactive species in defining the cellular redox environment, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 67: 477. doi:10.1007/s12013-011-9320-3.
  27. Wang Y, Rodgers VGJ, (2011) Electrostatic Contributions to Permeate Flux Behavior in Bovine Serum Albumin Ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 366(1-2):184-191.
  28. Rajapaksa TE, Bennett  KM, Stover-Hamer  M, Lytle C,  Rodgers VGJ Lo DD (2010) Intranasal M cell uptake of Nanoparticles is Independently Influenced by Targeting Ligands and Buffer Ionic Strength, J. of Biological Chemistry, 285:23739-23746.
  29. Zhao A, Hunter SK, Rodgers VGJ (2010) Theoretical Prediction of Induction Period from Transient Pore Evolvement in Polyester-Based Microparticles, Journal of Pharmaceutical Science”, 99:11, 4477–4487.
  30. Wang Y, Rodgers VGJ (2010) Critical Flux in Protein Ultrafiltration: a New Definition through the Free-Solvent-Based (FSB) Model, AIChE Journal, 56:10 2756–2759.
  31. Biglione N, Rodgers VGJ, and Peeples TL (2008) Determining Design and Scale-up Parameters for Degradation of Atrazine with Suspended Pseudomonas sp. ADP in Aqueous Bioreactors, Biotechnology Progress, 24(3) 588-592.
  32. Wang Y, Rodgers VGJ (2008) Free-Solvent Model Shows Osmotic Pressure is the Dominant Factor in Limiting Flux during Protein Ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 320 335-343.
  33. Ng CF, Schafer FQ, Buettner GR, Rodgers VGJ (2007) The rate of cellular hydrogen peroxide removal shows dependency on GSH: mathematical insight into in vivo H2O2 and GPx concentrations, Free Radical Research, 41(11) 1201–1211.
  34. Tilakaratne HK, Andracki ME, Yang B, Hunter SK, Rodgers VGJ (2007) Can Myoglobin-Expression in Pancreatic Beta Cells Improve Insulin Secretion Under Hypoxia? An Exploratory Study with Transgenic Porcine Islets, Artificial Organs, 31(7) 521-531.
  35. Tilakaratne HK, Hunter SK, Andracki ME, Benda JA, Rodgers VGJ (2007) Characterizing Short-Term Release and Neovascularisation Potential of Multi-Protein Growth Supplement from Alginate-Hollow Fiber Devices,  Biomaterials, 28(1), 89-98.
  36. Buettner GR, Ng CF, Rodgers VGJ, Schafer FQ (2006) A New Paradigm: Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Influences the Production of H2O2 in Cells and Thereby their Biological State”, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 41(8) 1338-1350.
  37. Zhao A, Rodgers VGJ (2006) Using TEM to Couple Transient Protein Distribution and Release for PLGA Microparticles for Potential Use as Vaccine Delivery Vehicles”, Journal of Controlled Release, 113(1) 15-22.
  38. Derjani-Bayeh S, Rodgers VGJ (2002) Sieving Variations Due to the Choice in Pore Size Distribution Model, Journal of Membrane Science, 209(1) 1-17.
  39. Yousef MA, Datta R, Rodgers VGJ, (2002) Monolayer Hydration Governs Nonideality in Osmotic Pressure of Protein Solutions”, AIChE Journal, 48(6) 1301-1308.
  40. Tilakaratne HK, Hunter SK, Rodgers VGJ (2002) “Mathematical Modeling of Myoglobin Facilitated Transport of Oxygen in Genetically Engineered Pancreatic Beta Cells”, Mathematical Biosciences, 176(2) 253-267.
  41. Yousef MA, Datta R, Rodgers VGJ (2002) Model of Osmotic Pressure for High Concentrated Binary Protein Solutions”, AIChE Journal, 48(4), 913-917.
  42. Yousef MA, Datta R, Rodgers VGJ (2001) Confirmation of Free-Solvent Model Assumptions in Predicting the Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Globular Proteins”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 243 321-325.
  43. Shipkowitz T, Rodgers VGJ, Frazin L, Chandran KB (2000) Numerical Study on the Effect of Secondary Flow in the Human Aorta on Local Hemodynamics in Abdominal Aortic Branches”, Journal of Biomechanics 33(6) 717-727.
  44. Jones W, Valentine R, Rodgers VGJ (1999) Removal of Suspended Clay from Water Using Transmembrane Pressure Pulsed Microfiltration”, Journal of Membrane Science, 157, 199-210.
  45. Hunter SK, Kao JM, Wang Y, Benda JA, Rodgers VGJ (1999) Promotion of Neovascularization Around Diffusion Type Bioartificial Organs Using Biologically Active Substances”, Am. Soc. Artif. Int. Organs, 45(1) 37-40.
  46. Hunter SK, Wang Y, Rodgers VGJ (1999) Bioartificial Pancreas (BAP) Use in Diabetic Pregnancy, Am. Soc. Artif. Int. Organs, 45(1) 13-17.
  47. Kao JM, Rose R, Yousef M, Hunter SK, Rodgers VGJ (1999) In-vivo Biocompatibility Evaluation of Cibacron Blue-Agarose, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 47, 537-542.
  48. Yousef MA, Datta R, Rodgers VGJ (1998) Understanding Non-Idealities of the Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Bovine Serum Albumin, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 207(2), 273-282.
  49. Shipkowitz T, Rodgers VGJ, Frazin L, Chandran KB (1998) Numerical Study on the Effect of Steady Axial Flow Development in the Human Aorta on Local Shear Stresses in Abdominal Aortic Branches, Journal of Biomechanics, 31(11), 995-1007.
  50. Yousef MA, Datta R, Rodgers VGJ (1998) Free-Solvent Model of Osmotic Pressure Revisited.  Application to Concentrated IgG Solution at Physiological Conditions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 197, 108-118.
  51. Oppenheim S F, Phillips C, Rodgers VGJ (1996) Analysis of Initial Protein Surface Coverage on Fouled Ultrafiltration Membranes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 184, 639-651.
  52. Oppenheim SF, Rich JO, Buettner G, Rodgers VGJ (1996) Protein Structure Change on Adherence to Ultrafiltration Membranes. An Examination by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 183, 274-279.
  53. Wilharm C, Rodgers VGJ (1996) Significance of Duration and Amplitude in Transmembrane Pressure Pulsing, Journal of Membrane Science, 121(2) 217-228.
  54. Oppenheim SF, Buettner GR, Rodgers VGJ (1996) Relationship of Rotational Correlation Time from EPR Spectroscopy and Protein-Membrane Interaction, Journal of Membrane Science, 118, 133-139.
  55. Rodgers VGJ, Oppenheim SF, Datta R (1995) Correlation of Permeability and Solute Uptake in Membranes of Arbitrary Pore Morphology, AIChE Journal, 41(7), 1826-1829.
  56. Oppenheim SF, Buettner G, Dordick J, Rodgers VGJ (1994) Applying Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectroscopy to the Study of Fouling in Protein Ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 96 289-297.
  57. Nel RG, Oppenheim SF, Rodgers VGJ (1994) Solution Properties Effects on Solute and Permeate Flux in BSA-IgG Ultrafiltration”, Biotechnology Progress, 10(5), 539-542.
  58. Rodgers VGJ, Miller K (1993) Analysis of Steric Hindrance Reduction in Pulsed Protein Ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 85, 39-58.
  59. Rodgers VGJ, Sparks RE (1993) Effect of Solution Properties on Polarization Redevelopment and Flux in Pressure Pulsed Ultrafiltration, Journal of Membrane Science, 78, 163 - 180.
  60. Miller K, Weitzel S, Rodgers VGJ (1993) Reduction of Membrane Fouling in the Presence of High Polarization Resistance”, Journal of Membrane Science,76, 77 - 83.
  61. Rodgers VGJ, Sparks RE (1992) Effect of Transmembrane Pressure Pulsing on Concentration Polarization”, Journal of Membrane Science, 68, 149 - 168.
  62. Rodgers VGJ, Sparks RE (1991) Reduction of Membrane Fouling in the Ultrafiltration of Binary Protein Mixtures”, AIChE Journal, 37(10), 1517 - 1528.
  63. Brant AM, Shah SS, Rodgers VGJ, Hoffmeister J, Herman IM, Kormos, KL, Borovetz HS (1988) Biomechanics of the Arterial Wall Under Simulated Flow Conditions, Journal of Biomechanics, 21(2), 107-113.
  64. Rodgers VGJ, Borovetz HS (1987) Biomechanical Properties of Anastomosed Host Artery-Graft Combinations, Letters to the Editor, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 6(2) 201 - 202.
  65. Rodgers VGJ, Teodori MF, Borovetz HS (1987) Experimental Determination of Mechanical Shear Stress About an Anastomotic Junction, Journal of Biomechanics, 20(8) 795-803.
  66. Brant AM, Rodgers VGJ, Borovetz HS (1987) Measurement In-Vitro of Pulsatile Arterial Diameter Using a Helium-Neon Laser, Journal of Applied Physiology, 62 (2), 679-683.
  67. Rodgers VGJ, Borovetz HS (1986) Permeation Rate of Oxygen in Membrane Tympanostomy Tubes, Transactions of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, XXXII, 143-144.
  68. Teodori MF, Rodgers VGJ, Brant AM, Borovetz HS, Webster MW, Steed DL, Peitzman AB (1986) Effects of Compliance and Diameter on Stress at Arterial Anastomoses, Current Surgery, 43 505.
  69. Rodgers VGJ, Teodori MF, Brant AM, Borovetz HS (1986) Characterization In-Vitro of the Biomechanical Properties of Anastomosed Host Artery-Graft Combinations, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 4(4), 396-402.

 Book Chapter

  1. McBride D, Donovan V, Hsu MS, Obenaus A, Rodgers VGJ, Binder DK “Reduction of Cerebral Edema via an Osmotic Transport Device Improves Functional Outcome after Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice” Brain Edema XVI, pp. 285-289. Springer International Publishing (2016).
  2. Rodgers VGJ, “Chapter 27: Listening to the Scientific Calling”, V L Farmer and E Shepherd-Wynn Editors, Voices of Historical and Contemporary Black American Pioneers, Volume One: Medicine and Science, Praeger An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA (2012).
  3. Rodgers, VGJ, and Wang, Y, “Ultrafiltration and Nanofiltration Membranes”, P Somasundaran Editor, A. T. Hubbard Founding Editor, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition; Taylor & Francis: New York, 8, 6394 – 6415 (2006).
  4. Rodgers, VGJ, “Protein Adsorption Effects on Transport in Ultrafiltration Membranes”, in Surface Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Membranes, T.S. Sørensen (Ed.), Surfactant Science Series, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 79 225-246 (1999).

 Other Publications

  1. Ornelas DN, Ozaki NU, McBride DW, Rodgers VGJ (2013) “Osmotic pressure of bovine serum albumin in the presence of calcium chloride with low ionic strength” UCR Undergraduate Research Journal,7, online.
  2. Schultz J, Rodgers VGJ (2012) “Engineering excellence in breakthrough biomedical technologies: bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside”, IEEE Pulse. 2012 Jul;3(4):30-4.
  3. Vandrangi P, Bhakta H, Kozoka R, Yalung J, Carruso J, Rodgers VGJ (2012) “Computationally Evaluating Effects of Osteoconductive Bulking Agents on Stress Distribution in Reconstructed Mandible”, UCR Undergraduate Research Journal.
  4. Sosa M, Vandrangi P, and Rodgers VGJ (2010) Importance of Mass Transfer at the Vascular Endothelium, UCR Undergraduate Research Journal, 4:33-38.