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Brisa Marisol Pena Castellanos

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InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    R01HL147064     (MESTRONI, LUISA)Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2023
    Cardiomyocyte phenotype and mechanotransduction in Filamin C gene variants causing arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
    Role: Co-Investigator

    K25HL148386     (PENA-CASTELLANOS, BRISA MARISOL)Jun 1, 2020 - May 31, 2025
    Injectable Carbon Nanotube-Functionalized Hydrogel for miRNA Delivery
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Daniele Borin, Brisa Peña, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Luisa Mestroni, Romano Lapasin and Orfeo Sbaizero. Viscoelastic behavior of cardiomyocytes carrying LMNA mutations. Biorheology . 2020; 57(1):1-14.
    2. Daniele Borin, Brisa Peña, Suet Nee Chen, Carlin S. Long, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Luisa Mestroni and Orfeo Sbaizero. Altered microtubule structure, hemichannel localization and beating activity in cardiomyocytes expressing pathologic nuclear lamin A/C. Cell Press / Heliyon . 2020; 6(1):1-10.
    3. Brisa Peña, Marcos Maldonado, Andrew J. Bonham, Brian A. Aguado, Antonio Dominguez-Alfaro, Melissa Laughter, Teisha J. Rowland, James Bardill, Nikki L. Farnsworth, Nuria Alegret Ramon, Matthew R. G. Taylor, Kristi S. Anseth, Maurizio Prato, Robin Shandas, Timothy A. McKinsey, Daewon Park, and Luisa Mestroni. Gold Nanoparticle-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel for Tissue Engineering Applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2019; 20(11):18671–18680.
    4. Valentina Martinelli, Susanna Bosi, Brisa Peña, Gabriele Baj, Carlin S. Long, Orfeo Sbaizero, Mauro Giacca, Maurizio Prato, and Luisa Mestroni. 3D Carbon-Nanotube-Based Composites for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2018; 5(1):1530–1537.
    5. Melissa Laughter, James R. Bardill, David A. Ammar, Brisa Peña, David J. Calkins, and Daewon Park. Injectable Neurotrophic Factor Delivery System Supporting Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival and Regeneration Following Optic Nerve Crush. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2018; 9(4): 3374–3383.
    6. Brisa Peña, Melissa Laughter, Susan Jett, Teisha J. Rowland, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Luisa Mestroni and Daewon Park. Injectable Hydrogels for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Macromolecular Bioscience. 2018; 18(6):1800079.
    7. Daniele Borin, Ilaria Pecorari, Brisa Peña and Orfeo Sbaizero. Novel insights into cardiomyocytes provided by atomic force microscopy. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology . 2018; 79:4-12.
    8. Brisa Peña, Susanna Bosi, Brian A. Aguado, Daniele Borin, Nikki L. Farnsworth, Evgenia Dobrinskikh, Teisha J. Rowland, Valentina Martinelli, Mark Y. Jeong, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Carlin S. Long, Robin Shandas, Orfeo Sbaizero, Maurizio Prato, Kristi S. Anseth, Daewon Park and Luisa Mestroni. Injectable Carbon Nanotube-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel Promotes Cardiomyocytes Survival and Maturation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2017; 37(9):31645–31656.
    9. Brisa Peña, Valentina Martinelli, Susanna Bosi, Mark Y. Jeong, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Maurizio Prato, Carlin S. Long, Maria A. Cavasin, Robin Shandas, Daewon Park and Luisa Mestroni. Injectable Hybrid Nanoengineered Polymer for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. 2016.
    10. Melissa R. Laughter, David A. Ammar, James R. Bardill, Brisa Pena, Malik Y. Kahook, David J. Lee, and Daewon Park. A Self-Assembling Injectable Biomimetic Microenvironment Encourages Retinal Ganglion Cell Axon Extension in Vitro. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2016; 32(8):20540–20548.
    11. Brisa Peña, Valentina Martinelli, Mark Jeong, Susanna Bosi, Romano Lapasin, Matthew R. G. Taylor, Carlin S. Long, Robin Shandas, Daewon Park and Luisa Mestroni. Biomimetic Polymers for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Biomacromolecules. 2016; 5(17):1593–1601.
    12. Brisa Peña, Valentina Martinelli, Susanna Bosi, Carmen C. Sucharov, Mark Y. Jeong, Matthew R.G. Taylor, Maurizio Prato, Carlin S. Long, Robin Shandas, Daewon Park and Luisa Mestroni. Circulation Research . Temperature-responsive Cell Delivery Biopolymers for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. 2015.
    13. Brisa Peña Robin Shandas Daewon Park. A heparin-mimicking reverse thermal gel for controlled delivery of positively charged proteins. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2014; 103(6):2102-2108.
    14. Cinta Panisello, Brisa Peña, Guillem Gilabert Oriol, Magda Constantí, Tània Gumí, and Ricard Garcia-Valls. Polysulfone/Vanillin Microcapsules for Antibacterial and Aromatic Finishing of Fabrics. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2013; 52(29):9995–10003.
    15. Brisa Pena, Tania Gumi. State of the Art of Polysulfone Microcapsules. Current Organic Chemistry. 2013; 17(1):22 - 29.
    16. Cinta Panisello, Brisa Peña, Tània Gumí and Ricard Garcia-Valls. Polysulfone microcapsules with different wall morphology. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2012; 129(3):1625-1636.
    17. Brisa Peña, Cinta Panisello, Gemma Aresté, Ricard Garcia-Valls and Tània Gumí. Preparation and characterization of polysulfone microcapsules for perfume release. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012; 179:394-403.
    18. Brisa Peña, Louis-Charles de Ménorval, Ricard Garcia-Valls and Tània Gumí. . Study of the Mechanical Properties of PSf/Vanillin Films. Influence of Temperature Treatments. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2011; 11(3):4420–4430.
    19. Brisa Peña, Laura Ferré, Ricard Garcia-Valls, Francesc Ferrando and Tània Gumí. Study of the Mechanical Properties of PSf/Vanillin Films. Influence of Temperature Treatments. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2011; 4(50):2073–2079.
    20. Brisa Peña, Mireia Casals, Carles Torras, Tània Gumí and Ricard Garcia-Valls. Vanillin Release from Polysulfone Macrocapsules. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2008; 3(48):1562–1565.
    21. María E. Fuentes Brisa Peña César Contreras Ana L. Montero Russell Chianelli Manuel Alvarado Ramón Olivas Luz M. Rodríguez Héctor Camacho Luis A. Montero-Cabrera. Quantum mechanical model for Maya Blue. International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 2008; 108(10):1664-1673.
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