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Prabhani Upeka Atukorale PhD

TitleAdjunct Assistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentMolecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
240 Thatcher Road, S684
Amherst MA 01003
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    DepartmentMolecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

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    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United StatesBE
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United StatesME
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United StatesPHD

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    1. Bielecki PA, Lorkowski ME, Becicka WM, Atukorale PU, Moon TJ, Zhang Y, Wiese M, Covarrubias G, Ravichandran S, Karathanasis E. Immunostimulatory silica nanoparticle boosts innate immunity in brain tumors. Nanoscale Horiz. 2021 02 01; 6(2):156-167. PMID: 33400743.
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    2. Lorkowski ME, Atukorale PU, Ghaghada KB, Karathanasis E. Stimuli-Responsive Iron Oxide Nanotheranostics: A Versatile and Powerful Approach for Cancer Therapy. Adv Healthc Mater. 2021 03; 10(5):e2001044. PMID: 33225633.
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    3. Lorkowski ME, Atukorale PU, Bielecki PA, Tong KH, Covarrubias G, Zhang Y, Loutrianakis G, Moon TJ, Santulli AR, Becicka WM, Karathanasis E. Immunostimulatory nanoparticle incorporating two immune agonists for the treatment of pancreatic tumors. J Control Release. 2021 Feb 10; 330:1095-1105. PMID: 33188827.
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    4. Atukorale PU, Raghunathan SP, Raguveer V, Moon TJ, Zheng C, Bielecki PA, Wiese ML, Goldberg AL, Covarrubias G, Hoimes CJ, Karathanasis E. Nanoparticle Encapsulation of Synergistic Immune Agonists Enables Systemic Codelivery to Tumor Sites and IFNß-Driven Antitumor Immunity. Cancer Res. 2019 10 15; 79(20):5394-5406. PMID: 31431457.
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    5. Atukorale PU, Guven ZP, Bekdemir A, Carney RP, Van Lehn RC, Yun DS, Jacob Silva PH, Demurtas D, Yang YS, Alexander-Katz A, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ. Structure-Property Relationships of Amphiphilic Nanoparticles That Penetrate or Fuse Lipid Membranes. Bioconjug Chem. 2018 04 18; 29(4):1131-1140. PMID: 29465986.
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    6. Yang YS, Atukorale PU, D Moynihan K, Bekdemir A, Rakhra K, Tang L, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ. Erratum: High-throughput quantitation of inorganic nanoparticle biodistribution at the single-cell level using mass cytometry. Nat Commun. 2017 08 14; 8:15343. PMID: 28805202.
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    7. Yang YS, Atukorale PU, Moynihan KD, Bekdemir A, Rakhra K, Tang L, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ. High-throughput quantitation of inorganic nanoparticle biodistribution at the single-cell level using mass cytometry. Nat Commun. 2017 01 17; 8:14069. PMID: 28094297.
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    8. Atukorale PU, Covarrubias G, Bauer L, Karathanasis E. Vascular targeting of nanoparticles for molecular imaging of diseased endothelium. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2017 04; 113:141-156. PMID: 27639317.
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    9. Atukorale PU, Yang YS, Bekdemir A, Carney RP, Silva PJ, Watson N, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ. Influence of the glycocalyx and plasma membrane composition on amphiphilic gold nanoparticle association with erythrocytes. Nanoscale. 2015 Jul 14; 7(26):11420-32. PMID: 26077112.
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    10. Van Lehn RC, Atukorale PU, Carney RP, Yang YS, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ, Alexander-Katz A. Effect of particle diameter and surface composition on the spontaneous fusion of monolayer-protected gold nanoparticles with lipid bilayers. . 2013 Sep 11; 13(9):4060-7. PMID: 23915118.
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    11. Jewell CM, Jung JM, Atukorale PU, Carney RP, Stellacci F, Irvine DJ. Oligonucleotide delivery by cell-penetrating "striped" nanoparticles. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011 Dec 16; 50(51):12312-12315. PMID: 22028047.
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    12. Hu Y, Atukorale PU, Lu JJ, Moon JJ, Um SH, Cho EC, Wang Y, Chen J, Irvine DJ. Cytosolic delivery mediated via electrostatic surface binding of protein, virus, or siRNA cargos to pH-responsive core-shell gel particles. Biomacromolecules. 2009 Apr 13; 10(4):756-65. PMID: 19239276.
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