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Dr Alex Kao

Senior Scientific Officer

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Total absence of dystrophin expression exacerbates ectopic myofiber calcification and fibrosis and alters macrophage infiltration patterns

    Young, C., Gosselin, M. R. F., Rumney, R. M. H., Oksiejuk, A., Chira, N., Bozycki, L., Matryba, P., Łukasiewicz, K., Kao, A., Dunlop, J. N. & 3 others, Dr Samuel Robson, Zabłocki, K. & Professor Darek Gorecki, 1 Jan 2020, In : American Journal of Pathology. 190, 1, p. 190-205 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    In vivo delivery of VEGF RNA and protein to increase osteogenesis and intraosseous angiogenesis

    Dr Robin Mark Howard Rumney, Dr Gianluca Tozzi, Dr Alex Kao, Lanham, S., Kanczler, J., Thiagarajan, L., Dixon, J. & Oreffo, R., 28 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 10 p., 17745.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Antibacterial PMMA composite cements with tunable thermal and mechanical properties

    De Mori, A., Di Gregorio, E., Dr Alex Kao, Dr Gianluca Tozzi, Barbu, E., Sanghani-Kerai, A., Dr Roger Draheim & Dr Marta Roldo, 14 Nov 2019, In : ACS Omega. 4, 22, p. 19664-19675 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Morphologically bioinspired hierarchical Nylon 6,6 electrospun assembly recreating the structure and performance of tendons and ligaments

    Sensini, A., Gotti, C., Belcari, J., Zucchelli, A., Focarete, M. L., Gualandi, C., Todaro, I., Dr Alex Kao, Dr Gianluca Tozzi & Cristofolini, L., 1 Sep 2019, In : Medical Engineering & Physics. 71, p. 79-90 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Early online

    Hierarchical electrospun tendon-ligament bioinspired scaffolds induce changes in fibroblasts morphology under static and dynamic conditions

    Sensini, A., Cristofolini, L., Zucchelli, A., Focarete, M. L., Gualandi, C., De Mori, A., Dr Alex Kao, Dr Marta Roldo, Professor Gordon William Blunn & Dr Gianluca Tozzi, 24 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Microscopy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Multiscale hierarchical bioresorbable scaffolds for the regeneration of tendons and ligaments

    Sensini, A., Gualandi, C., Focarete, M. L., Belcari, J., Zucchelli, A., Boyle, L., Reilly, G., Dr Alex Kao, Dr Gianluca Tozzi & Cristofolini, L., 12 Jun 2019, In : Biofabrication. 11, 3, 13 p., 035026.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2018
  10. Published

    High-resolution x-ray tomographic morphological characterisation of electrospun nanofibrous bundles for tendon and ligament regeneration and replacement

    Sensini, A., Cristofolini, L., Focarete, M. L., Belcari, J., Zucchelli, A., Dr Alex Kao & Dr Gianluca Tozzi, 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Microscopy. 272, 3, p. 196-206 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Automatic diameter and orientation distribution determination of fibrous materials in micro x-ray CT imaging data

    Dr John Chiverton, Dr Alex Kao, Dr Marta Roldo & Dr Gianluca Tozzi, 26 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Microscopy. 272, 3, p. 180-195 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Tendon fascicle-inspired nanofibrous scaffold of polylactic acid/collagen with enhanced 3D-structure and biomechanical properties

    Sensini, A., Gualandi, C., Zucchelli, A., Boyle, L., Dr Alex Kao, Reilly, G., Dr Gianluca Tozzi, Cristofolini, L. & Focarete, M. L., 21 Nov 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 17167.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Preservation of bone tissue integrity with temperature control for in situ SR-MicroCT experiments

    Pena Fernandez, M., Dall׳Ara, E., Dr Alex Kao, Bodey, A., Aikaterina Karali, Professor Gordon William Blunn, Barber, A. & Dr Gianluca Tozzi, 1 Nov 2018, In : Materials. 11, 11, 2155.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Abrasion induced volume loss in porcine teeth measured using X-Ray microtomography

    Dr Alex Kao, Khan, S. & Barber, A., 27 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering. 4, 7 p., 12.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Orientation distribution and mean width determination in micro X-Ray CT images of fibrous materials

    Dr John Chiverton, Dr Alex Kao, Dr Gianluca Tozzi & Dr Marta Roldo, 21 May 2018, IET 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP 2017). London, UK: IET Conference Publications, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  16. Early online

    Tissue stiffening promotes keratinocyte proliferation via activation of epidermal growth factor signaling

    Kenny, F., Drymoussi, Z., Delaine-Smith, R., Dr Alex Kao, Laly, A. C., Knight, M., Philpott, M. & Connelly, J., 18 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Cell Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. 2017
  18. Published

    Morphological and mechanical biomimetic bone structures

    Parwani, R., Mr Marco Curto, Dr Alex Kao, Dr Peter Rowley, Dr Martino Pani, Dr Gianluca Tozzi & Barber, A., 13 Nov 2017, In : ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 3, 11, p. 2761-2767 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2016
  20. Published

    Epidermal growth factor signalling mediates keratinocyte mechanoregulation

    Kenny, F., Dr Alex Kao, Barber, A., O'Toole, E. & Connelly, J., 21 May 2016, p. e44.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  21. Published

    3D nanomechanical evaluations of dermal structures in skin

    Dr Alex Kao, Connelly, J. T. & Barber, A., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 57, p. 14-23 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Type VI collagen regulates dermal matrix assembly and fibroblast motility

    Theocharidis, G., Drymoussi, Z., Dr Alex Kao, Barber, A., Lee, D. A., Braun, K. M. & Connelly, J. T., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 136, 1, p. 74-83 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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