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Lu, I., Weiler, M., Frank, N, Jordi, J., and Dixon, J. B., “Monitoring leg lymphedema over the course of therapy using an infrared imaging system”, Lymphatic Research and Biology, in press, 2019.

Nelson, T. S., Nepiyushchikh, Z., Hooks, J. S., Razavi, M. S., Lewis, T., Clement, C. C., Thoresen, M., Cribb, M. T., Ross, M. K., Gleason, R. G., Santambrogio, L., Peroni, J. F., Dixon, J. B., “Lymphatic remodeling in response to lymphatic injury in the hind limbs of sheep”, Nature Biomedical Engineering, in press, 2019.

Weiler, M. J., Cribb, M. T.,Nepiyushchikh, Z., Nelson, T. S., and Dixon, J. B., “A novel mouse tail lymphedema model for observing lymphatic pump failure during lymphedema development”, Scientific Reports, 9(1), 10405, 2019.

Tolentino, L., Yigeremu, M., Teklu, S., Attia, S., Weiler, M., Frank, N., Dixon, J., B., Gleason, R. L., “Three dimensional camera anthropometry to assess risk of cephalopelvic disproportion- related obstructed labor in Ethiopia”, Interface Focus Journal of the Royal Society, 9(5), 20190036, 2019.

Binkley, J., Weiler, M., Frank, N., Bober, L., Dixon, J. B., and Stratford, P. W., “Reliability and convergent validity of the LymphaTech system to asses arm volume in patients during and after treatment for breast cancer.” Physical Therapy, in press, 2019.

Doan, T. N., Bernard, F. C., McKinney J. M., Dixon, J. B., and Willett, N. J., “Endothelin-1 inhibits clearance of different sized nanoparticles from intra-articular injection into rat knee”, Acta Biomateriala, 93, 270-281, 2019.

Mukherjee, A., Hooks, J., Nepiyushchikh, Z., and Dixon, J. B., “Entrainment of lymphatic contraction to oscillatory flow”, Scientific Reports, 9(1), p.5840, 2019.

Spier, E., Hawkins, C. M., Weiler, M. J., Briones, M., Swerdlin, R., Park., S., and Dixon, J. B., “Volumetric assessment of pediatric vascular malformations using a rapid, hand-held three-dimensional imaging system”, Journal of Digital Imaging, 16(5), 1-9, 2019.

Lu, I. M. and Dixon, J. B., “Assessment of upper-extremity swelling among breast cancer survivors with a commercial infrared sensor” Lymphatic Research and Biology, 17(4), 424-433, 2019.


Cha, B., Geng, X., Mahamud, M. R., Zhang, J. Y., Chen, L., Kim, W., Jho, E., Kim, Y., Choi, D., Dixon, J. B., Chen, H., Hong, Y., Olson, L., Kim, T. H., Merrill, B., Davis, M., J., and Srinivasan, R. S., “Complementary Wnt sources regulate lymphatic vascular development via Prox-1 dependent/-catenin signaling”, Cell Reports, 25(3), 571-584, 2018.

Hooks, J. S., Clement, C. C., Nguyen, H.D., Santambrogio, L., and Dixon, J. B., “In-vitro model reveals role for mechanical stretch in the remodeling response of lymphatic muscle cells”, Microcirculation, in press, 2018.

Gleason, R. L., Yigeremu, M., Debebe, T., Teklu, S., Zewdeneh, D., Weiler, M., Frank, N., Tolentino, L., Attia, S., Dixon, J. B., Kwon, C., Pokutta-Paskaleva, A., and Gleason, K., “A safe, low-cost, easy-to-use 3D camera platform to assess risk of obstructed labor due to cephalopelvic disproportion”, PLoS One, 13(9): e0203865, 2018.

Wu, H., Rahman, H. A., Dong, Y., Liu, X., Wen, A., Birsner, A., Bazinet, L., Wong, S., Song, K., Brophy, M., Mahamud, M. R., Chang, B., Pasula, S., Cai, X., Kwak, S., Xu, J., Beilenberg, D., Dixon, J. B., D’Amato, R., Srinivasan, S., and Chen, H., “Epsin deficiency promotes lymphangiogenesis through regulation of VEGFR3 degradation in diabetes, Journal of Clinical Investigation, 128(9), 4025-4043, 2018.

Ballard, M., Wolf, K. T., Nepiyushchikh, Z., Dixon, J. B., and Alexeev, A., “Probing the effect of morphology on lymphatic valve dynamic function”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 3(7), 1500-14, 2018.

Lu, I. M., Kassis, T., Rogers, A. M., Schudel, A., Weil, J., Evans, C. C., Moorhead, A. R., Thomas, S. N., and Dixon, J. B., “Optimization of culture and analysis methods for enhancing long-term malayisurvival, molting, and motility in vitro, Open Parasitology, 4(3), 2018.


Zawieja, S. D., Castorena-Gonzalez, J. A., Dixon, J. B., and Davis, M. J., “Experimental models used to assess lymphatic contractile function”, Lymphatic Research and Biology, 15(4), 331-342, 2017.

Yahathugoda, C., Weiler, M. J., Rao, R., De Silva, L., Dixon, J. B., Weerasooriya, M., Weil, G., and Budge, P. J., “Use of a novel portable three-dimensional scanner to measure limb volume and circumference in patients with filarial lymphedema”, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97(6), 1836-42, 2017.

Razavi, M.,Nelson, T. S.,Nepiyushchikh, Z.,Gleason, R. L., and Dixon, J. B., “The relationship between lymphangion length and maximum pressure generation established through in vivo imaging and computational modeling”, American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 313(6), H1249-60, 2017.

Tian, W., Rockson, S. G., Jiang, X., Kim, J., Begaye, A., Shuffle, E. M., Tu, A. B., Cribb, M.,Nepitushchikh, Z.,Feroze, A. H., Zamanian, R. T., Dhillon, G. S., Voelkel, N. F., Peters-Golden, M., Kitajewski, J., Dixon, J. B., and Nicolls, M. R., “Leukotriene B4 antagonism ameliorates experimental lymphedema”, Science Translational Medicine, 9(389), 2017.

Srinivasan, S.,Su, M., Ravishankar, S., Moore, J., Head, P., Dixon, J. B., and Vannberg, F., “TLR-exosomes exhibit distinct kinetics and effector function”, Scientific Reports,7, 41623, 2017.*


Cha, B., Geng, X., Mahamud, R., Fu, J., Mukherjee, A., Kim, Y., Jho, E., Kim, T. H., Xia, L., Dixon, J. B., Chen, H., and Srinivasan, R. S., “Mechanotransduction activates Canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling to promote lymphatic vascular patterning and the development of lymphatic and lymphovenous valves”, Genes & Development, 30(12), 1454-1469, 2016.

Srinivasan, S., Vannberg, F., and Dixon, J. B., “Lymphatic transport of exosomes as a rapid route of information dissemination to the lymph node”, Scientific Reports, 6, 24435, 2016.

Caulk, A. W., Dixon, J. B., and Gleason, R. L., “A 2-D model of mechanically-mediated acute and long-term adaptations of contractility and geometry in lymphatics for characterization of lymphedema”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 15(6), 1601-1618, 2016.

Kassis, T., Yarlagadda, S. C., Kohan, A., Breedveld, V., Tso P., and Dixon, J. B., “Post-prandial lymphatic pump function after a high-fat meal: a characterization of contractility, flow, and viscosity”, American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, 310, G776 – G789, 2016.


Kornuta, J. A., Nepiyushchikh, Z., Gasheva, O. Y., Mukherjee, A., Zawieja, D. C., and Dixon, J. B., “Effects of dynamic shear and transmural pressure on wall shear stress sensitivity in collecting lymphatic vessels”, American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 309(9), R1122-R1134, 2015.

Savetsky, I. L., Albano, N. J., Cuzzone, D. A., Gardenier, J. C., Torrisi, J. S., Garcia Nores, G. G., Nitti, M. D., Hespe, G. E., Nelson, T. S., Dixon, J. B., and Mehrara, B. J., “Lymphatic function regulates obesity-associated dermatitis”, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 135, 2742-2752, 2015.

Ciciliano, J. C., Sakurai, Y., Myers, D. R., Fay, M. E., Hechler, B., Meeks, S., Li, R., Dixon, J. B., Lyon, L. A., Gachet, C., and Lam, W. A., “Resolving the multifaceted mechanisms of the ferric chloride thrombosis model using an interdisciplinary microfluidic approach”, Blood, 126(6), 817-824, 2015.

Caulk, A., Nepiyushchikh, Z., Shaw, R., Dixon, J. B., and Gleason, R. L., “Quantification of the passive and active biaxial mechanical behavior and microstructural organization of rat thoracic ducts”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12(108), 20150280, 2015.

Schudel, A., Kassis, T., Dixon, J. B., and Thomas, S. N., “S-nitrosated polypropylene sulfide nanoparticles for thiol-dependent transnitrosation and toxicity against adult female filarial worms”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4(10), 1484-1490, 2015.

Dixon, J. B and Weiler, M. J., “Bridging the divide between pathogenesis and detection in lymphedema”, Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 38, 75-82, 2015.


Kassis, T., Skelton, H. M, Lu, I. M., Moorhead, A. R., and Dixon, J. B., “An integrated in vitro imaging platform for characterizing filarial parasite behavior within a multicellular microenvironment”, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(11), e3305, 2014.

Kornuta, J. A. and Dixon, J. B., “Ex-vivo lymphatic perfusion system for independently controlling pressure gradient and transmural pressure in isolated vessels”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 42(8), 1691-1704, 2014.

Nelson, T. S., Akin, R. E., Weiler, M. J., Kassis, T., Kornuta, J. K., and Dixon, J.B., “Minimally invasive method for determining the effective lymphatic pumping pressure in rats using near infrared imaging”, American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology, 306(5), 281-290, 2014.


Reed, A.L., Rowson, S.A., and Dixon, J. B., “Demonstration of ATP-dependent transcellular transport of lipid across the lymphatic endothelium using an in vitro model of the lacteal”, Pharmaceutical Research, 30(12), 3271-3280, 2013.

Weiler, M. J.and Dixon, J., B., “Differential transport function of lymphatic vessels in the rat tail model and the long term effects of Indocyanine Green as assessed with near-infrared imaging”, Frontiers in Vascular Physiology, 4(215), 1-10, 2013.

Kornuta, J. A., Nipper, M. E., and Dixon, J. B., “Low-cost microcontroller platform for studying lymphatic biomechanics in vitro”, Journal of Biomechanics, 46(1), 183-186, 2013.


Kassis, T., Kohan, A. B., Weiler, M., J., Nipper, M. A., Cornelius, R., Tso, P., and Dixon, J. B., “A dual channel in situ optical imaging system for quantifying lipid uptake and lymphatic pump function in vivo”, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17(8), 086005(1-13), 2012.

Weiler, M. J., Kassis, T., and Dixon, J.B., “Sensitivity analysis of functional near-infrared lymphatic imaging”, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17(16), 066019(1-11), 2012.

Wan, W., Dixon, J.B., and Gleason, R.L., “Constitutive modeling of mouse carotid arteries using experimentally measured microstructural parameters”, Biophysical Journal102(12), 2916-2925, 2012.


Nipper, M. E.and Dixon, J. B., “Engineering the lymphatic system”, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology,2(4), 296-308, 2011.


Dixon, J. B., “Mechanisms of chylomicron uptake into lacteals”, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1207, S1, E52-E57, 2010.

Dixon, J. B., “Lymphatic lipid transport: Sewer of subway?”, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 21(8), 480-487, 2010.

Miteva D. O., Rutkowski, J. M., Dixon J. B., Kilarski, W., Shields, J. D., and Swartz, M. A., “Transmural Flow Modulates Cell and Fluid Transport Functions of Lymphatic Endothelium”, Circulation Research, 106(5), 920-931, 2010.

Bonvin C., Overney J., Shieh A. C., Dixon J. B., Swartz M. A., “A multichamber fluidic device for 3D cultures under interstitial flow with live imaging: Development, Characterization, and Applications”, Biotechnology & Bioengineering,105(5), 982-991, 2010.


Dixon J. B., Raghunathan, S., and Swartz, M. A., “A tissue engineered model of the intestinal lacteal for evaluating lipid transport by lymphatics”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 103(6), 1224-35, 2009.


Dixon J. B., Gashev A., Zawieja D. C., Moore J., and Coté G. L., “Image correlation algorithm for measuring lymphocyte velocity and diameter changes in contracting microlymphatics”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35(3), 387-396, 2007.


Dixon J. B., Greiner S. T., Gashev A. A., Coté G. L., Moore Jr. J. E., and Zawieja D. C., “Lymph flow, shear stress, and lymphocyte velocity in rat mesenteric prenodal lymphatics”, Microcirculation 13(7), 597-610, 2006.


Wan Q., Dixon J. B., and Coté G.L., “Dual wavelength polarimetry for monitoring glucose in the presence of varying birefringence”, Journal of Biomedical Optics10(2), 24029(1-8), 2005.

Dixon J. B., Gashev A., Zawieja D. C., and Coté G. L., “Measuring microlymphatic flow using high speed video microscopy”, Journal of Biomedical Optics10(6), 064016(1-7), 2005.