Publications for TRUST


  1. Li X, Khorsandi S, Wang Y, Santelli J, Huntoon K, Nguyen N, Yang M, Lee D, Lu Y, Gao R, Kim BYS, de Gracia Lux C, Mattrey RF, Jiang W*, Lux J*. Cancer immunotherapy based on image-guided STING activation by nucleotide nanocomplex-decorated ultrasound microbubbles. Nat Nanotechnol. 2022 Aug;17(8):891-899. doi: 10.1038/s41565-022-01134-z. Epub 2022 May 30.


  1. Heble AY, Santelli J, Armstrong AM, Mattrey RF, Lux J. Catalase-Loaded Silica Nanoparticles Formulated via Direct Surface Modification as Potential Oxygen Generators for Hypoxia Relief. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2021 Feb 10;13(5):5945-5954. doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c19633. Epub 2021 Jan 26.


  1. Burns MWN, Mattrey RF, Lux J. Microbubbles Cloaked with Hydrogels as Activatable Ultrasound Contrast Agents. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2020 Nov 25;12(47):52298-52306. doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c12043. Epub 2020 Nov 10.
  2. Brambila CJ, Lux J, Mattrey RF, Boyd D, Borden MA, de Gracia Lux C. Bubble Inflation Using Phase-Change Perfluorocarbon Nanodroplets as a Strategy for Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy. Langmuir. 2020 Mar 24;36(11):2954-2965.


  1. Malone CD, Fetzer DT, Lux J, Mattrey RF. Catalase-Containing Silica Particles as Ultrasound-Based Hydrogen Peroxide Sensors to Determine Infected From Noninfected Fluid Collections in Humans. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Mar 12.


  1. de Gracia Lux C*, Vezeridis AM, Lux J, Armstrong AM, Sirsi SR, Hoyt K, Mattrey RF*. Novel method for the formation of monodisperse superheated perfluorocarbon nanodroplets as activatable ultrasound contrast agents. RSC Adv.20177, 48561-48568.
  2. Lux J*, Vezeridis AM, Hoyt K, Adams SR, Armstrong AM, Sirsi SR, Mattrey RF*. Thrombin-Activatable Microbubbles as Potential Ultrasound Contrast Agents for the Detection of Acute Thrombosis. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces2017, 9(43), 37587-37596.
  3. Viger ML, Collet G, Lux J, Nguyen Huu VA, Guma M, Foucault-Collet A, Olejniczak J, Joshi-Barr S, Firestein GS, Almutairi A. Distinct ON/OFF fluorescence signals from dual-responsive activatable nanoprobes allows detection of inflammation with improved contrast. Biomaterials. 2017 Jul; 133:119-131.


  1. Lux J, Peña EJ, Bolze F, Heinlein M, Nicoud JF. Malachite green derivatives for two-photon RNA detection. Chembiochem. 2012 May 29;13(8):1206-13.