Joseph C. Wu

Cardiologist

Dr. Wu is Director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute and Professor in the Department of Medicine (Cardiology) and Department of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program) at the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Wu received his medical degree from Yale and completed his medicine residency and cardiology fellowship training followed by a PhD (molecular pharmacology) at UCLA. Dr. Wu has received several awards, including the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation Career Award in Medical Sciences, Baxter Foundation Faculty Scholar Award, AHA Innovative Research Award, AHA Established Investigator Award, NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, NIH Roadmap Transformative Award, and Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers given out by President Obama. He is on the editorial board of Journal Clinical Investigation, Circulation Research, Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging, JACC Imaging, Human Gene Therapy, Molecular Therapy, Stem Cell Research, and Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of University Cardiologists. His clinical activities involve adult congenital heart disease and cardiovascular imaging.

Adult Congenital Heart Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-724-9220
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General Cardiology

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine (1997) CT

Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center (2004) CA

Board Certification: Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography (2004)

Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2004)

Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1999) CA

MD, Yale University, Medicine (1997)

PhD, UCLA, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology (2004)

Honors & Awards

American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, AHA EIA (2013-2017)

Elected to Association of University Cardiologists, AUC (2013)

Elected to American Society Clinical Investigators, ASCI (2012)

Bernard and Joan Marshall Research Excellence Prize, British Society for Cardiovascular Research (2011)

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), White House Office of Technology (2010)

Fellow, American Heart Association, FAHA (2010)

NIH Transformative R01 Award, National Institutes of Health (2009-2014)

NIH Director's New Innovator Award, National Institutes of Health (2008-2013)

American Heart Association National Innovative Research Grant, AHA (2009)

Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award, American College of Cardiology (2009)

William Parmley Prize, Journal American College of Cardiology (2009)

Baxter Faculty Scholar Award, Baxter Foundation (2008)

Division of Cardiology Teaching Award (Innovation), Stanford School of Medicine (2008)

Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Junior Faculty Award, Edward Mallinckrdot Jr. Foundation (2008)

BWF Career Award for Medical Scientists, Burroughs Wellcome Foundation (2007-2012)

Best Basic Science Paper, Circulation (2007)

Fellow, American College of Cardiology, FACC (2006)

ACCF/GE Career Award in Cardiovascular Imaging, American College of Cardiology/General Electrics (2006-2008)

Best Drug Development Young Investigator Award, Academy of Molecular Imaging (2005)

K08 Mentored Clinician Scientist Award, National Institutes of Health (2005-2008)

GSK Cardiovascular Young Investigator Award, GlaxoSmithKline (2003-2005)

Best Basic Science Abstract, Bristol Myers Squibb Cardiology Fellows Forum (2003)

Cardiovascular Young Investigator Award (First Place), Society of Nuclear Medicine (2002)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, 2013

Co-Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, 2012

Editorial Board, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 2009

Board Member, SNM Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence, 2006

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Stem Cell Imaging: From Bench to Bedside
Nguyen, P. K., Riegler, J., & Wu, J. C. (2014). Stem Cell Imaging: From Bench to Bedside. CELL STEM CELL, 14(4), 431-444.

Patient-specific stem cells and cardiovascular drug discovery.
Mordwinkin, N. M., Lee, A. S., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Patient-specific stem cells and cardiovascular drug discovery. JAMA-the journal of the American Medical Association, 310(19), 2039-2040.

Tumorigenicity as a clinical hurdle for pluripotent stem cell therapies.
Lee, A. S., Tang, C., Rao, M. S., Weissman, I. L., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Tumorigenicity as a clinical hurdle for pluripotent stem cell therapies. Nature medicine, 19(8), 998-1004.

Abnormal Calcium Handling Properties Underlie Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Pathology in Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Lan, F., Lee, A. S., Liang, P., Sanchez-Freire, V., Nguyen, P. K., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Abnormal Calcium Handling Properties Underlie Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Pathology in Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. CELL STEM CELL, 12(1), 101-113.

Global Epigenomic Reconfiguration During Mammalian Brain Development.
Lister, R., Mukamel, E. A., Nery, J. R., Urich, M., Puddifoot, C. A., & Ecker, J. R. (2013). Global Epigenomic Reconfiguration During Mammalian Brain Development. Science (New York, N.Y.).

Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Model for Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Sun, N., Yazawa, M., Liu, Jw., Han, L., Sanchez-Freire, V., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Model for Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy. SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 4(130).

An antibody against SSEA-5 glycan on human pluripotent stem cells enables removal of teratoma-forming cells
Tang, C., Lee, A. S., Volkmer, J.-P., Sahoo, D., Nag, D., & Drukker, M. (2011). An antibody against SSEA-5 glycan on human pluripotent stem cells enables removal of teratoma-forming cells. NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 29(9), 829-U86.

Short-Term Immunosuppression Promotes Engraftment of Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Pearl, J. I., Lee, A. S., Leveson-Gower, D. B., Sun, N., Ghosh, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Short-Term Immunosuppression Promotes Engraftment of Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. CELL STEM CELL, 8(3), 309-317.

Molecular imaging: The key to advancing cardiac stem cell therapy
Chen, I. Y., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Molecular imaging: The key to advancing cardiac stem cell therapy. TRENDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 23(6), 201-210.

Clonal precursor of bone, cartilage, and hematopoietic niche stromal cells
Chan, C. Kf., Lindau, P., Jiang, W., Chen, J. Y., Zhang, L. F., & Weissman, I. L. (2013). Clonal precursor of bone, cartilage, and hematopoietic niche stromal cells. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 110(31), 12643-12648.

The Role of SIRT6 Protein in Aging and Reprogramming of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.
Sharma, A., Diecke, S., Zhang, W. Y., Lan, F., He, C., & Wu, J. C. (2013). The Role of SIRT6 Protein in Aging and Reprogramming of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. journal of biological chemistry, 288(25), 18439-18447.

Overview of high throughput sequencing technologies to elucidate molecular pathways in cardiovascular diseases.
Churko, J. M., Mantalas, G. L., Snyder, M. P., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Overview of high throughput sequencing technologies to elucidate molecular pathways in cardiovascular diseases. Circulation research, 112(12), 1613-1623.

Stem cell isolation: Differential stickiness.
Abilez, O. J., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Stem cell isolation: Differential stickiness. Nature materials, 12(6), 474-476.

Dissecting the molecular relationship among various cardiogenic progenitor cells.
Dey, D., Han, L., Bauer, M., Sanada, F., Oikonomopoulos, A., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Dissecting the molecular relationship among various cardiogenic progenitor cells. Circulation research, 112(9), 1253-1262.

Effective Delivery of Stem Cells Using an Extracellular Matrix Patch Results in Increased Cell Survival and Proliferation and Reduced Scarring in Skin Wound Healing
Lam, M. T., Nauta, A., Meyer, N. P., Wu, J. C., & Longaker, M. T. (2013). Effective Delivery of Stem Cells Using an Extracellular Matrix Patch Results in Increased Cell Survival and Proliferation and Reduced Scarring in Skin Wound Healing. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 19(5-6), 738-747.

MicroRNA-302 Increases Reprogramming Efficiency via Repression of NR2F2
Hu, S., Wilson, K. D., Ghosh, Z., Han, L., Wang, Y., & Wu, J. C. (2013). MicroRNA-302 Increases Reprogramming Efficiency via Repression of NR2F2. STEM CELLS, 31(2), 259-268.

Advances in nanotechnology for the management of coronary artery disease
Rhee, J.-W., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Advances in nanotechnology for the management of coronary artery disease. TRENDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 23(2), 39-45.

Sacrificial layer technique for axial force post assay of immature cardiomyocytes
Taylor, R. E., Kim, K., Sun, N., Park, S.-J., Sim, J. Y., & Pruitt, B. L. (2013). Sacrificial layer technique for axial force post assay of immature cardiomyocytes. BIOMEDICAL MICRODEVICES, 15(1), 171-181.

Immunogenicity of Pluripotent Stem Cells and Their Derivatives
de Almeida, P. E., Ransohoff, J. D., Nahid, A., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Immunogenicity of Pluripotent Stem Cells and Their Derivatives. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 112(3), 549-561.

A Review of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for High-Throughput Drug Discovery, Cardiotoxicity Screening, and Publication Standards
Mordwinkin, N. M., Burridge, P. W., & Wu, J. C. (2013). A Review of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for High-Throughput Drug Discovery, Cardiotoxicity Screening, and Publication Standards. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH, 6(1), 22-30.

Induced pluripotency of human prostatic epithelial cells.
Zhao, H., Sun, N., Young, S. R., Nolley, R., Santos, J., & Peehl, D. M. (2013). Induced pluripotency of human prostatic epithelial cells. PloS one, 8(5).

Generation of Human iPSCs from Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Using Non-integrative Sendai Virus in Chemically Defined Conditions.
Churko, J. M., Burridge, P. W., & Wu, J. C. (2013). Generation of Human iPSCs from Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Using Non-integrative Sendai Virus in Chemically Defined Conditions. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1036, 81-88.

MicroRNA expression profiling of human-induced pluripotent and embryonic stem cells.
Sharma, A., & Wu, J. C. (2013). MicroRNA expression profiling of human-induced pluripotent and embryonic stem cells. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 936, 247-256.

Enhanced Aß(1-40) production in endothelial cells stimulated with fibrillar Aß(1-42).
Rajadas, J., Sun, W., Li, H., Inayathullah, M., Cereghetti, D., & Rifkind, J. M. (2013). Enhanced Aß(1-40) production in endothelial cells stimulated with fibrillar Aß(1-42). PloS one, 8(3).

Pluripotent Stem Cells: Immune to the Immune System?
Pearl, J. I., Kean, L. S., Davis, M. M., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Pluripotent Stem Cells: Immune to the Immune System?. SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 4(164).

In vivo directed differentiation of pluripotent stem cells for skeletal regeneration
Levi, B., Hyun, J. S., Montoro, D. T., Lo, D. D., Chan, C. Kf., & Longaker, M. T. (2012). In vivo directed differentiation of pluripotent stem cells for skeletal regeneration. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 109(50), 20379-20384.

Genome Editing of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells With Zinc Finger Nucleases for Cellular Imaging
Wang, Y., Zhang, W. Y., Hu, S., Lan, F., Lee, A. S., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Genome Editing of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells With Zinc Finger Nucleases for Cellular Imaging. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 111(12), 1494-?.

Transient, Inducible, Placenta-Specific Gene Expression in Mice
Fan, X., Petitt, M., Gamboa, M., Huang, M., Dhal, S., & Nayak, N. R. (2012). Transient, Inducible, Placenta-Specific Gene Expression in Mice. ENDOCRINOLOGY, 153(11), 5637-5644.

Returns of the Living Dead Therapeutic Action of Irradiated and Mitotically Inactivated Embryonic Stem Cells
Gold, J. D., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Returns of the Living Dead Therapeutic Action of Irradiated and Mitotically Inactivated Embryonic Stem Cells. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 111(10), 1250-1252.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Disease Modeling and Drug Screening Platform
Ebert, A. D., Liang, P., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Disease Modeling and Drug Screening Platform. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY, 60(4), 408-416.

Pushing the Reset Button: Chemical-Induced Conversion of Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells Into a Pluripotent State
Diecke, S., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Pushing the Reset Button: Chemical-Induced Conversion of Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells Into a Pluripotent State. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 20(10), 1839-1841.

Safe Genetic Modification of Cardiac Stem Cells Using a Site-Specific Integration Technique
Lan, F., Liu, J., Narsinh, K. H., Hu, S., Han, L., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Safe Genetic Modification of Cardiac Stem Cells Using a Site-Specific Integration Technique. CIRCULATION, 126(11), S20-?.

Biomaterial applications in cardiovascular tissue repair and regeneration.
Lam, M. T., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Biomaterial applications in cardiovascular tissue repair and regeneration. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 10(8), 1039-1049.

The manipulation of natural killer cells to target tumor sites using magnetic nanoparticles
Jang, E.-S., Shin, J.-H., Ren, G., Park, M.-J., Cheng, K., & Cheng, Z. (2012). The manipulation of natural killer cells to target tumor sites using magnetic nanoparticles. BIOMATERIALS, 33(22), 5584-5592.

Early Stem Cell Engraftment Predicts Late Cardiac Functional Recovery Preclinical Insights From Molecular Imaging
Liu, J., Narsinh, K. H., Lan, F., Wang, L., Nguyen, P. K., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Early Stem Cell Engraftment Predicts Late Cardiac Functional Recovery Preclinical Insights From Molecular Imaging. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 5(4), 481-490.

Inefficient Reprogramming of Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocytes Using Gata4, Mef2c, and Tbx5
Chen, J. X., Krane, M., Deutsch, M.-A., Wang, L., Rav-Acha, M., & Wu, S. M. (2012). Inefficient Reprogramming of Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocytes Using Gata4, Mef2c, and Tbx5. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 111(1), 50-55.

Large animal induced pluripotent stem cells as pre-clinical models for studying human disease
Plews, J. R., Gu, M., Longaker, M. T., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Large animal induced pluripotent stem cells as pre-clinical models for studying human disease. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE, 16(6), 1196-1202.

Atomic Force Mechanobiology of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes
Liu, Jw., Sun, N., Bruce, M. A., Wu, J. C., & Butte, M. J. (2012). Atomic Force Mechanobiology of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. PLOS ONE, 7(5).

Dynamic microRNA expression during the transition from right ventricular hypertrophy to failure
Reddy, S., Zhao, M., Hu, D.-Q., Fajardo, G., Hu, S., & Bernstein, D. (2012). Dynamic microRNA expression during the transition from right ventricular hypertrophy to failure. PHYSIOLOGICAL GENOMICS, 44(10), 562-575.

Imaging Stem Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Ransohoff, J. D., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Imaging Stem Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease. CURRENT VASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY, 10(3), 361-373.

Microfluidic single-cell real-time PCR for comparative analysis of gene expression patterns
Sanchez-Freire, V., Ebert, A. D., Kalisky, T., Quake, S. R., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Microfluidic single-cell real-time PCR for comparative analysis of gene expression patterns. NATURE PROTOCOLS, 7(5), 829-838.

In Vivo Functional and Transcriptional Profiling of Bone Marrow Stem Cells After Transplantation Into Ischemic Myocardium
Sheikh, A. Y., Huber, B. C., Narsinh, K. H., Spin, J. M., van der Bogt, K., & Wu, J. C. (2012). In Vivo Functional and Transcriptional Profiling of Bone Marrow Stem Cells After Transplantation Into Ischemic Myocardium. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 32(1), 92-102.

Enhancement of Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cell Angiogenesis through Knockdown of a BMP-2 Inhibitor
Levi, B., Nelson, E. R., Hyun, J. S., Glotzbach, J. P., Li, S., & Longaker, M. T. (2012). Enhancement of Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cell Angiogenesis through Knockdown of a BMP-2 Inhibitor. PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 129(1), 53-66.

Molecular Imaging of Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Survival and Homing in Murine Peripheral Artery Disease
van der Bogt, K. Ea., Hellingman, A. A., Lijkwan, M. A., Bos, E.-J., de Vries, M. R., & Wu, J. C. (2012). Molecular Imaging of Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Survival and Homing in Murine Peripheral Artery Disease. JACC-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 5(1), 46-55.

Endothelial progenitor cells in cardiovascular disease and chronic inflammation: from biomarker to therapeutic agent
Grisar, J. C., Haddad, F., Gomari, F. A., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Endothelial progenitor cells in cardiovascular disease and chronic inflammation: from biomarker to therapeutic agent. BIOMARKERS IN MEDICINE, 5(6), 731-744.

Nonintegrating Knockdown and Customized Scaffold Design Enhances Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in Skeletal Repair
Levi, B., Hyun, J. S., Nelson, E. R., Li, S., Montoro, D. T., & Longaker, M. T. (2011). Nonintegrating Knockdown and Customized Scaffold Design Enhances Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in Skeletal Repair. STEM CELLS, 29(12), 2018-2029.

Site-Specific Recombinase Strategy to Create Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Efficiently with Plasmid DNA
Karow, M., Chavez, C. L., Farruggio, A. P., Geisinger, J. M., Keravala, A., & Calos, M. P. (2011). Site-Specific Recombinase Strategy to Create Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Efficiently with Plasmid DNA. STEM CELLS, 29(11), 1696-1704.

Functional Characterization and Expression Profiling of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell- and Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells
Li, Z., Hu, S., Ghosh, Z., Han, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Functional Characterization and Expression Profiling of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell- and Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 20(10), 1701-1710.

Imaging Guiding the Clinical Translation of Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy
Nguyen, P. K., Lan, F., Wang, Y., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Imaging Guiding the Clinical Translation of Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 109(8), 962-979.

Preclinical Derivation and Imaging of Autologously Transplanted Canine Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Lee, A. S., Xu, D., Plews, J. R., Nguyen, P. K., Nag, D., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Preclinical Derivation and Imaging of Autologously Transplanted Canine Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 286(37), 32697-32704.

Double Knockdown of Prolyl Hydroxylase and Factor-Inhibiting Hypoxia-Inducible Factor With Nonviral Minicircle Gene Therapy Enhances Stem Cell Mobilization and Angiogenesis After Myocardial Infarction
Huang, M., Nguyen, P., Jia, F., Hu, S., Gong, Y., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Double Knockdown of Prolyl Hydroxylase and Factor-Inhibiting Hypoxia-Inducible Factor With Nonviral Minicircle Gene Therapy Enhances Stem Cell Mobilization and Angiogenesis After Myocardial Infarction. CIRCULATION, 124(11), S46-S54.

Novel MicroRNA Prosurvival Cocktail for Improving Engraftment and Function of Cardiac Progenitor Cell Transplantation
Hu, S., Huang, M., Nguyen, P. K., Gong, Y., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Novel MicroRNA Prosurvival Cocktail for Improving Engraftment and Function of Cardiac Progenitor Cell Transplantation. CIRCULATION, 124(11), S27-S34.

In vivo bioluminescence for tracking cell fate and function
de Almeida, P. E., van Rappard, J. Rm., & Wu, J. C. (2011). In vivo bioluminescence for tracking cell fate and function. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY, 301(3), H663-H671.

Imaging Atherosclerosis With F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography What Are We Actually Seeing?
Wu, J. C., & Nguyen, P. K. (2011). Imaging Atherosclerosis With F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography What Are We Actually Seeing?. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 58(6), 615-617.

Pretreatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor improves doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy via preservation of mitochondrial function
Hiona, A., Lee, A. S., Nagendran, J., Xie, X., Connolly, A. J., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Pretreatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor improves doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy via preservation of mitochondrial function. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 142(2), 396-U529.

Differences in Osteogenic Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells from Murine, Canine, and Human Sources In Vitro and In Vivo
Levi, B., Nelson, E. R., Brown, K., James, A. W., Xu, D., & Longaker, M. T. (2011). Differences in Osteogenic Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells from Murine, Canine, and Human Sources In Vitro and In Vivo. PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 128(2), 373-386.

Imaging Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy: Translations to Human Clinical Studies
Zhang, W. Y., Ebert, A. D., Narula, J., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Imaging Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy: Translations to Human Clinical Studies. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH, 4(4), 514-522.

Dissecting the Oncogenic and Tumorigenic Potential of Differentiated Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Ghosh, Z., Huang, M., Hu, S., Wilson, K. D., Dey, D., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Dissecting the Oncogenic and Tumorigenic Potential of Differentiated Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Embryonic Stem Cells. CANCER RESEARCH, 71(14), 5030-5039.

Efficient gene delivery of primary human cells using peptide linked polyethylenimine polymer hybrid
Dey, D., Inayathullah, M., Lee, A. S., LeMieux, M. C., Zhang, X., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Efficient gene delivery of primary human cells using peptide linked polyethylenimine polymer hybrid. BIOMATERIALS, 32(20), 4647-4658.

Derivation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Disease Modeling
Narsinh, K., Narsinh, K. H., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Derivation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Disease Modeling. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 108(9), 1146-1156.

Comparison of Human Induced Pluripotent and Embryonic Stem Cells: Fraternal or Identical Twins?
Narsinh, K. H., Plews, J., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Comparison of Human Induced Pluripotent and Embryonic Stem Cells: Fraternal or Identical Twins?. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 19(4), 635-638.

Human germ cell differentiation from fetal- and adult-derived induced pluripotent stem cells
Panula, S., Medrano, J. V., Kee, K., Bergstrom, R., Ha Nam Nguyen, N. N., & Pera, R. Ar. (2011). Human germ cell differentiation from fetal- and adult-derived induced pluripotent stem cells. HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS, 20(4), 752-762.

Sex differences in the diagnostic evaluation of coronary artery disease
Nguyen, P. K., Nag, D., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Sex differences in the diagnostic evaluation of coronary artery disease. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, 18(1), 144-152.

Radiation exposure from imaging tests: is there an increased cancer risk?
Nguyen, P. K., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Radiation exposure from imaging tests: is there an increased cancer risk?. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 9(2), 177-183.

Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging Focus on Clinical Translation
Chen, I. Y., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging Focus on Clinical Translation. CIRCULATION, 123(4), 425-443.

Elastic Properties of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Hammerick, K. E., Huang, Z., Sun, N., Lam, M. T., Prinz, F. B., & Longaker, M. T. (2011). Elastic Properties of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 17(3-4), 495-502.

Imaging of embryonic stem cell migration in vivo.
Lee, A. S., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Imaging of embryonic stem cell migration in vivo. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 750, 101-114.

Effects of Long-Term Culture on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Aging
Xie, X., Hiona, A., Lee, A. S., Cao, F., Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Effects of Long-Term Culture on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Aging. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 20(1), 127-138.

Generation of adult human induced pluripotent stem cells using nonviral minicircle DNA vectors
Narsinh, K. H., Jia, F., Robbins, R. C., Kay, M. A., Longaker, M. T., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Generation of adult human induced pluripotent stem cells using nonviral minicircle DNA vectors. NATURE PROTOCOLS, 6(1), 78-88.

Molecular imaging of RNA interference therapy targeting PHD2 for treatment of myocardial ischemia.
Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2011). Molecular imaging of RNA interference therapy targeting PHD2 for treatment of myocardial ischemia. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 709, 211-221.

Tumorigenicity of pluripotent stem cells: biological insights from molecular imaging
Kooreman, N. G., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Tumorigenicity of pluripotent stem cells: biological insights from molecular imaging. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, 7, S753-S763.

Dynamic MicroRNA Expression Programs During Cardiac Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Role for miR-499
Wilson, K. D., Hu, S., Venkatasubrahmanyam, S., Fu, J.- dong, Sun, N., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Dynamic MicroRNA Expression Programs During Cardiac Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Role for miR-499. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS, 3(5), 426-U97.

Methods to assess stem cell lineage, fate and function
Nguyen, P. K., Nag, D., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Methods to assess stem cell lineage, fate and function. ADVANCED DRUG DELIVERY REVIEWS, 62(12), 1175-1186.

MicroRNA-210 as a Novel Therapy for Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease
Hu, S., Huang, M., Li, Z., Jia, F., Ghosh, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2010). MicroRNA-210 as a Novel Therapy for Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease. CIRCULATION, 122(11), S124-S131.

The use of human mesenchymal stem cells encapsulated in RGD modified alginate microspheres in the repair of myocardial infarction in the rat
Yu, J., Du, K. T., fang, qizhi, Gu, Y., Mihardja, S. S., & Lee, R. J. (2010). The use of human mesenchymal stem cells encapsulated in RGD modified alginate microspheres in the repair of myocardial infarction in the rat. BIOMATERIALS, 31(27), 7012-7020.

Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Self-Renewal and Pluripotency of Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Wilson, K. D., Sun, N., Huang, M., Zhang, W. Y., Lee, A. S., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Self-Renewal and Pluripotency of Human Embryonic Stem Cells. CANCER RESEARCH, 70(13), 5539-5548.

Advances in cardiovascular molecular imaging for tracking stem cell therapy
Ransohoff, K. J., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Advances in cardiovascular molecular imaging for tracking stem cell therapy. THROMBOSIS AND HAEMOSTASIS, 104(1), 13-22.

Indirect imaging of cardiac-specific transgene expression using a bidirectional two-step transcriptional amplification strategy
Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Ray, S., Wang, Q., Padmanabhan, P., & Gambhir, S. S. (2010). Indirect imaging of cardiac-specific transgene expression using a bidirectional two-step transcriptional amplification strategy. GENE THERAPY, 17(7), 827-838.

Gene Correction in Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Promises and Challenges Ahead
Narsinh, K. H., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Gene Correction in Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Promises and Challenges Ahead. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 18(6), 1061-1063.

Current Perspectives on Imaging Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy
Wu, J. C., Abraham, M. R., & Kraitchman, D. L. (2010). Current Perspectives on Imaging Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 51, 128S-136S.

Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells Engraft Into the Ischemic Hindlimb and Restore Perfusion
Huang, N. F., Niiyama, H., Peter, C., De, A., Natkunam, Y., & Cooke, J. P. (2010). Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells Engraft Into the Ischemic Hindlimb and Restore Perfusion. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 30(5), 984-U224.

Rosiglitazone Increases Myocardial Glucose Metabolism in Insulin-Resistant Cardiomyopathy
Kao, D. P., Witteles, R. M., Quon, A., Wu, J. C., Gambhir, S. S., & Fowler, M. B. (2010). Rosiglitazone Increases Myocardial Glucose Metabolism in Insulin-Resistant Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 55(9), 926-927.

Human iPS cell-based therapy Considerations before clinical applications
Sun, N., Longaker, M. T., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Human iPS cell-based therapy Considerations before clinical applications. CELL CYCLE, 9(5), 880-885.

A nonviral minicircle vector for deriving human iPS cells
Jia, F., Wilson, K. D., Sun, N., Gupta, D. M., Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2010). A nonviral minicircle vector for deriving human iPS cells. NATURE METHODS, 7(3), 197-U46.

Human Neural Stem Cell Grafts Modify Microglial Response and Enhance Axonal Sprouting in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury
Daadi, M. M., Davis, A. S., Arac, A., Li, Z., Maag, A.-L., & Steinberg, G. K. (2010). Human Neural Stem Cell Grafts Modify Microglial Response and Enhance Axonal Sprouting in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury. STROKE, 41(3), 516-523.

Comparison of Gene-Transfer Efficiency in Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Cao, F., Xie, X., Gollan, T., Zhao, L., Narsinh, K., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Comparison of Gene-Transfer Efficiency in Human Embryonic Stem Cells. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 12(1), 15-24.

Persistent Donor Cell Gene Expression among Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Contributes to Differences with Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Ghosh, Z., Wilson, K. D., Wu, Y., Hu, S., Quertermous, T., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Persistent Donor Cell Gene Expression among Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Contributes to Differences with Human Embryonic Stem Cells. PLOS ONE, 5(2).

Timing of Bone Marrow Cell Delivery Has Minimal Effects on Cell Viability and Cardiac Recovery After Myocardial Infarction
Swijnenburg, R.-J., Govaert, J. A., van der Bogt, K. Ea., Pearl, J. I., Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Timing of Bone Marrow Cell Delivery Has Minimal Effects on Cell Viability and Cardiac Recovery After Myocardial Infarction. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 3(1), 77-U109.

Embryonic stem cell biology: insights from molecular imaging.
Sallam, K., & Wu, J. C. (2010). Embryonic stem cell biology: insights from molecular imaging. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 660, 185-199.

Functional and Transcriptional Characterization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells for Treatment of Myocardial Infarction
Li, Z., Wilson, K. D., Smith, B., Kraft, D. L., Jia, F., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Functional and Transcriptional Characterization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells for Treatment of Myocardial Infarction. PLOS ONE, 4(12).

Current-Controlled Electrical Point-Source Stimulation of Embryonic Stem Cells
Chen, M. Q., Xie, X., Wilson, K. D., Sun, N., Wu, J. C., & Kovacs, G. Ta. (2009). Current-Controlled Electrical Point-Source Stimulation of Embryonic Stem Cells. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOENGINEERING, 2(4), 625-635.

Poor Functional Recovery After Transplantation of Diabetic Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Ischemic Myocardium
Govaert, J. A., Swijnenburg, R.-J., Schrepfer, S., Xie, X., van der Bogt, K. Ea., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Poor Functional Recovery After Transplantation of Diabetic Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Ischemic Myocardium. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 28(11), 1158-1165.

Hepatocyte Growth Factor or Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Gene Transfer Maximizes Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Based Myocardial Salvage After Acute Myocardial Infarction
Deuse, T., Peter, C., Fedak, P. Wm., Doyle, T., Reichenspurner, H., & Schrepfer, S. (2009). Hepatocyte Growth Factor or Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Gene Transfer Maximizes Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Based Myocardial Salvage After Acute Myocardial Infarction. CIRCULATION, 120(11), S247-S254.

Novel Minicircle Vector for Gene Therapy in Murine Myocardial Infarction
Huang, M., Chen, Z., Hu, S., Jia, F., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Novel Minicircle Vector for Gene Therapy in Murine Myocardial Infarction. CIRCULATION, 120(11), S230-S237.

Feeder-free derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from adult human adipose stem cells
Sun, N., Panetta, N. J., Gupta, D. M., Wilson, K. D., Lee, A., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Feeder-free derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from adult human adipose stem cells. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(37), 15720-15725.

Effects of cell number on teratoma formation by human embryonic stem cells
Lee, A. S., Tang, C., Cao, F., Xie, X., van der Bogt, K., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Effects of cell number on teratoma formation by human embryonic stem cells. CELL CYCLE, 8(16), 2608-2612.

Imaging Gene Expression in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: From Small to Large Animals
Willmann, J. K., Paulmurugan, R., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Stein, W., Brinton, T. J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). Imaging Gene Expression in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: From Small to Large Animals. RADIOLOGY, 252(1), 117-127.

Molecular and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neural Stem Cell Grafts in Ischemic Rat Brain
Daadi, M. M., Li, Z., Arac, A., Grueter, B. A., Sofilos, M., & Steinberg, G. K. (2009). Molecular and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neural Stem Cell Grafts in Ischemic Rat Brain. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 17(7), 1282-1291.

MicroRNA Profiling of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Wilson, K. D., Venkatasubrahmanyam, S., Jia, F., Sun, N., Butte, A. J., & Wu, J. C. (2009). MicroRNA Profiling of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 18(5), 749-757.

Comparison of Optical Bioluminescence Reporter Gene and Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide MR Contrast Agent as Cell Markers for Noninvasive Imaging of Cardiac Cell Transplantation
Chen, I. Y., Greve, J. M., Gheysens, O., Willmann, J. K., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). Comparison of Optical Bioluminescence Reporter Gene and Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide MR Contrast Agent as Cell Markers for Noninvasive Imaging of Cardiac Cell Transplantation. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 11(3), 178-187.

Tracking cardiac engraftment and distribution of implanted bone marrow cells: Comparing intra-aortic, intravenous, and intramyocardial delivery
Li, S.-H., Lai, T. Yy., Sun, Z., Han, M., Moriyama, E., & Li, R.-K. (2009). Tracking cardiac engraftment and distribution of implanted bone marrow cells: Comparing intra-aortic, intravenous, and intramyocardial delivery. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 137(5), 1225-U216.

Imaging Survival and Function of Transplanted Cardiac Resident Stem Cells
Li, Z., Lee, A., Huang, M., Chun, H., Chung, J., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Imaging Survival and Function of Transplanted Cardiac Resident Stem Cells. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 53(14), 1229-1240.

Noninvasive De novo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Teratoma Formation
Cao, F., Li, Z., Lee, A., Liu, Z., Chen, K., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Noninvasive De novo Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Teratoma Formation. CANCER RESEARCH, 69(7), 2709-2713.

Comparison of Transplantation of Adipose Tissue- and Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Infarcted Heart
van der Bogt, K. Ea., Schrepfer, S., Yu, J., Sheikh, A. Y., Hoyt, G., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Comparison of Transplantation of Adipose Tissue- and Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Infarcted Heart. TRANSPLANTATION, 87(5), 642-652.

Imaging of STAT3 Signaling Pathway During Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation
Xie, X., Chan, K. S., Cao, F., Huang, M., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Imaging of STAT3 Signaling Pathway During Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 18(2), 205-214.

Transplantation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells for Vascular Diseases
Li, Z., Han, Z., & Wui, J. C. (2009). Transplantation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells for Vascular Diseases. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR BIOCHEMISTRY, 106(2), 194-199.

Bioluminescence reporter gene imaging of human embryonic stem cell survival, proliferation, and fate.
Wilson, K. D., Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Bioluminescence reporter gene imaging of human embryonic stem cell survival, proliferation, and fate. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 574, 87-103.

Modeling Conduction in Host-Graft Interactions Between Stem Cell Grafts and Cardiomyocytes
Chen, M. Q., Yu, J., Whittington, R. H., Wu, J. C., Kovacs, G. Ta., & Giovangrandi, L. (2009). Modeling Conduction in Host-Graft Interactions Between Stem Cell Grafts and Cardiomyocytes. 2009 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-20, 6014-6017.

Trafficking Mesenchymal Stem Cell Engraftment and Differentiation in Tumor-Bearing Mice by Bioluminescence Imaging
Wang, H., Cao, F., De, A., Cao, Y., Contag, C., & Chen, X. (2009). Trafficking Mesenchymal Stem Cell Engraftment and Differentiation in Tumor-Bearing Mice by Bioluminescence Imaging. STEM CELLS, 27(7), 1548-1558.

Long term non-invasive imaging of embryonic stem cells using reporter genes
Sun, N., Lee, A., & Wu, J. C. (2009). Long term non-invasive imaging of embryonic stem cells using reporter genes. NATURE PROTOCOLS, 4(8), 1192-1201.

In Vivo Imaging of Embryonic Stem Cells Reveals Patterns of Survival and Immune Rejection Following Transplantation
Swijnenburg, R.-J., Schrepfer, S., Cao, F., Pearl, J. I., Xie, X., & Wu, J. C. (2008). In Vivo Imaging of Embryonic Stem Cells Reveals Patterns of Survival and Immune Rejection Following Transplantation. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 17(6), 1023-1029.

Molecular Imaging Antidote to Cardiac Stem Cell Controversy
Wu, J. C. (2008). Molecular Imaging Antidote to Cardiac Stem Cell Controversy. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 52(20), 1661-1664.

Transcriptional and Functional Profiling of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes
Cao, F., Wagner, R. A., Wilson, K. D., Xie, X., Fu, J.- dong, & Wu, J. C. (2008). Transcriptional and Functional Profiling of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. PLOS ONE, 3(10).

Multimodal evaluation of in vivo magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial restoration by mouse embryonic stem cells
Hendry, S. L., van der Bogt, K. Ea., Sheikh, A. Y., Arai, T., Dylla, S. J., & Yang, P. C. (2008). Multimodal evaluation of in vivo magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial restoration by mouse embryonic stem cells. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 136(4), 1028-U14.

Short hairpin RNA interference therapy for ischemic heart disease
Huang, M., Chan, D. A., Jia, F., Xie, X., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Short hairpin RNA interference therapy for ischemic heart disease. CIRCULATION, 118(14), S226-U289.

Comparison of different adult stem cell types for treatment of myocardial ischemia
van der Bogt, K. Ea., Sheikh, A. Y., Schrepfer, S., Hoyt, G., Cao, F., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Comparison of different adult stem cell types for treatment of myocardial ischemia. CIRCULATION, 118(14), S121-U166.

Immunosuppressive therapy mitigates immunological rejection of human embryonic stem cell xenografts
Swijnenburg, R.-J., Schrepfer, S., Govaert, J. A., Cao, F., Ransohoff, K., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Immunosuppressive therapy mitigates immunological rejection of human embryonic stem cell xenografts. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 105(35), 12991-12996.

Surgically palliated double-inlet left ventricle with transposition of the great arteries mistaken for aortic aneurysm with dissection
Gupta, A., Fleischmann, D., Murphy, D. J., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Surgically palliated double-inlet left ventricle with transposition of the great arteries mistaken for aortic aneurysm with dissection. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 128(2), E82-E84.

Noninvasive radionuclide imaging of cardiac gene therapy: progress and potential
Hiona, A., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Noninvasive radionuclide imaging of cardiac gene therapy: progress and potential. NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 5, S87-S95.

Intracellular and extracellular targets of molecular imaging in the myocardium
Chun, H. J., Narula, J., Hofstra, L., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Intracellular and extracellular targets of molecular imaging in the myocardium. NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 5, S33-S41.

Transcriptome Alteration in the Diabetic Heart by Rosiglitazone: Implications for Cardiovascular Mortality
Wilson, K. D., Li, Z., Wagner, R., Yue, P., Tsao, P., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Transcriptome Alteration in the Diabetic Heart by Rosiglitazone: Implications for Cardiovascular Mortality. PLOS ONE, 3(7).

Seeing is believing: tracking cells to determine the effects of cell transplantation.
Pearl, J., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Seeing is believing: tracking cells to determine the effects of cell transplantation. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 20(2), 102-109.

Shear stress influences spatial variations in vascular Mn-SOD expression: implication for LDL nitration
Ai, L., Rouhanizadeh, M., Wu, J. C., Takabe, W., Yu, H., & Hsiai, T. K. (2008). Shear stress influences spatial variations in vascular Mn-SOD expression: implication for LDL nitration. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 294(6), C1576-C1585.

Can radionuclide imaging predict future response to stem cell therapy?
Wu, J. C. (2008). Can radionuclide imaging predict future response to stem cell therapy?. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, 15(3), 308-310.

Imaging of VEGF receptor in a rat myocardial infarction model using PET
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Cai, W., Gheysens, O., Willmann, J. K., Chen, K., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Imaging of VEGF receptor in a rat myocardial infarction model using PET. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 49(4), 667-673.

Comparison of reporter gene and iron particle labeling for tracking fate of human embryonic stem cells and differentiated endothelial cells in living subjects
Li, Z., Suzuki, Y., Huang, M., Cao, F., Xie, X., & Wu, J. C. (2008). Comparison of reporter gene and iron particle labeling for tracking fate of human embryonic stem cells and differentiated endothelial cells in living subjects. STEM CELLS, 26(4), 864-873.

Reporter gene imaging following percutaneous delivery in swine - Moving toward clinical applications
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Brinton, T. J., Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Lyons, J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Reporter gene imaging following percutaneous delivery in swine - Moving toward clinical applications. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 51(5), 595-597.

In vitro and in vivo bioluminescence reporter gene imaging of human embryonic stem cells.
Wilson, K., Yu, J., Lee, A., & Wu, J. C. (2008). In vitro and in vivo bioluminescence reporter gene imaging of human embryonic stem cells. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (14).

Cardiac Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells with Point-Source Electrical Stimulation
Chen, M. Q., Xie, X., Whittington, R. H., Kovacs, G. Ta., Wu, J. C., & Giovangrandi, L. (2008). Cardiac Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells with Point-Source Electrical Stimulation. 2008 30TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-8, 1729-1732.

A novel platform device for rodent echocardiography.
Kutschka, I., Sheikh, A. Y., Sista, R., Hendry, S. L., Chun, H. J., & Robbins, R. C. (2008). A novel platform device for rodent echocardiography. ILAR journal , 49, E1-7.

Spatial and temporal kinetics, of teratoma formation from murine embryonic stem cell transplantation
Cao, F., van der Bogt, K. Ea., Sadrzadeh, A., Xie, X., Sheikh, A. Y., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Spatial and temporal kinetics, of teratoma formation from murine embryonic stem cell transplantation. STEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENT, 16(6), 883-891.

Comparison of imaging techniques for tracking cardiac stem cell therapy
Wu, J. C. (2007). Comparison of imaging techniques for tracking cardiac stem cell therapy. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 48(12), 1916-1919.

In vivo imaging and evaluation of different biomatrices for improvement of stem cell survival
Cao, F., Rafie, A. Hs., Abilez, O. J., Wang, H., Blundo, J. T., & Wu, J. C. (2007). In vivo imaging and evaluation of different biomatrices for improvement of stem cell survival. JOURNAL OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, 1(6), 465-468.

Quantum dot imaging for embryonic stem cells
Lin, S., Xie, X., Patel, M. R., Yang, Y.-H., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Quantum dot imaging for embryonic stem cells. BMC BIOTECHNOLOGY, 7.

Differentiation, survival, and function of embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial cells for ischemic heart disease
Li, Z., Wu, J. C., Sheikh, A. Y., Kraft, D., Cao, F., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Differentiation, survival, and function of embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial cells for ischemic heart disease. CIRCULATION, 116(11), I46-I54.

Cardiovascular molecular imaging
Wu, J. C., Bengel, F. M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2007). Cardiovascular molecular imaging. RADIOLOGY, 244(2), 337-355.

Positron emission tomography imaging of conditional gene activation in the heart
Chang, G. Y., Cao, F., Krishnan, M., Huang, M., Li, Z., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Positron emission tomography imaging of conditional gene activation in the heart. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, 43(1), 18-26.

Integration of genomics, proteomics, and imaging for cardiac stem cell therapy
Chun, H. J., Wilson, K. O., Huang, M., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Integration of genomics, proteomics, and imaging for cardiac stem cell therapy. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 34, S20-S26.

Magnetic resonance imaging of progressive cardiomyopathic changes in the db/db mouse
Yue, P., Arai, T., Terashima, M., Sheikh, A. Y., Cao, F., & Tsao, P. S. (2007). Magnetic resonance imaging of progressive cardiomyopathic changes in the db/db mouse. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY, 292(5), H2106-H2118.

An unusual cause of stroke from a left atrial mass.
Wu, J. C., Fishbein, M. C., & Child, J. S. (2007). An unusual cause of stroke from a left atrial mass. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography , 20(5), 537 e1-2.

Molecular imaging of embryonic stem cell misbehavior and suicide gene ablation
Cao, F., Drukker, M., Lin, S., Sheikh, A. Y., Xie, X., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Molecular imaging of embryonic stem cell misbehavior and suicide gene ablation. CLONING AND STEM CELLS, 9(1), 107-117.

Clinical hurdles for the transplantation of cardiomyocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells: role of molecular imaging
Swijnenburg, R.-J., van der Bogt, K. Ea., Sheikh, A. Y., Cao, F., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Clinical hurdles for the transplantation of cardiomyocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells: role of molecular imaging. CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, 18(1), 38-45.

Clinical dilemmas in treating left ventricular thrombus.
Leeper, N. J., Gupta, A., Schnittger, I., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Clinical dilemmas in treating left ventricular thrombus. International journal of cardiology, 114(3), e118-9.

Genetic modification of embryonic stem cells with VEGF enhances cell survival and improves cardiac function
Xie, X., Cao, F., Sheikh, A. Y., Li, Z., Connolly, A. J., & Wui, J. C. (2007). Genetic modification of embryonic stem cells with VEGF enhances cell survival and improves cardiac function. CLONING AND STEM CELLS, 9(4), 549-563.

Molecular Imaging of bone marrow mononuclear cell homing and engraftment in ischemic myocardium
Sheikh, A. Y., Lin, S.-A., Cao, F., Cao, Y., van der Bogt, K. Ea., & Wu, J. C. (2007). Molecular Imaging of bone marrow mononuclear cell homing and engraftment in ischemic myocardium. STEM CELLS, 25(10), 2677-2684.

Proteomic analysis of reporter genes for molecular imaging of transplanted embryonic stem cells
Wu, J. C., Cao, F., Dutta, S., Xie, X., Kim, E., & Wang, E. W. (2006). Proteomic analysis of reporter genes for molecular imaging of transplanted embryonic stem cells. PROTEOMICS, 6(23), 6234-6249.

Molecular imaging of human embryonic stem cells - Keeping an eye on differentiation, tumorigenicity and immunogenicity
van der Bogt, K. Ea., Swijnenburg, R.-J., Cao, F., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Molecular imaging of human embryonic stem cells - Keeping an eye on differentiation, tumorigenicity and immunogenicity. CELL CYCLE, 5(23), 2748-2752.

Right coronary cameral fistula resulting from surgery of double chamber right ventricle.
Leeper, N. J., Gupta, A., Murphy, D. J., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Right coronary cameral fistula resulting from surgery of double chamber right ventricle. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography , 19(9), 1191 e9-11.

Overview of stem cells and imaging modalities for cardiovascular diseases
Chang, G. Y., Xie, X., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Overview of stem cells and imaging modalities for cardiovascular diseases. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, 13(4), 554-569.

Noninvasive evaluation of immunosuppressive drug efficacy on acute donor cell survival
Gheysens, O., Lin, S., Cao, F., Wang, D., Chen, I. Y., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Noninvasive evaluation of immunosuppressive drug efficacy on acute donor cell survival. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 8(3), 163-170.

In vivo bioluminescence imaging of cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation into rat myocardium
Min, J. J., Ahn, Y., Moon, S., Kim, Y. S., Park, J. E., & Bom, H. S. (2006). In vivo bioluminescence imaging of cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation into rat myocardium. ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 20(3), 165-170.

Transcriptional profiling of reporter genes used for molecular imaging of embryonic stem cell transplantation
Wu, J. C., Spin, J. M., Cao, F., Lin, S. A., Xie, X. Y., & Quertermous, T. (2006). Transcriptional profiling of reporter genes used for molecular imaging of embryonic stem cell transplantation. PHYSIOLOGICAL GENOMICS, 25(1), 29-38.

Molecular imaging of cardiac stem cell transplantation.
Sheikh, A. Y., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Molecular imaging of cardiac stem cell transplantation. Current cardiology reports, 8(2), 147-154.

F-18-labeled bombesin analogs for targeting GRP receptor-expressing prostate cancer
Zhang, X., Cai, W., Cao, F., Schreibmann, E., Wu, Y., & Chen, X. (2006). F-18-labeled bombesin analogs for targeting GRP receptor-expressing prostate cancer. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 47(3), 492-501.

In vivo visualization of embryonic stem cell survival, proliferation, and migration after cardiac delivery
Cao, F., Lin, S., Xie, X. Y., Ray, P., Patel, M., & Wu, J. C. (2006). In vivo visualization of embryonic stem cell survival, proliferation, and migration after cardiac delivery. CIRCULATION, 113(7), 1005-1014.

Imaging chemically modified adenovirus for targeting tumors expressing integrin alpha(v)beta(3) in living mice with mutant herpes simplex virus type 1 thymidine kinase PET reporter gene
Xiong, Z. M., Cheng, Z., Zhang, X. Z., Patel, M., Wu, J. C., & Chen, X. Y. (2006). Imaging chemically modified adenovirus for targeting tumors expressing integrin alpha(v)beta(3) in living mice with mutant herpes simplex virus type 1 thymidine kinase PET reporter gene. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 47(1), 130-139.

Effects of epigenetic modulation on reporter gene expression: implications for stem cell imaging.
Krishnan, M., Park, J. M., Cao, F., Wang, D., Paulmurugan, R., & Wu, J. C. (2006). Effects of epigenetic modulation on reporter gene expression: implications for stem cell imaging. FASEB journal , 20(1), 106-108.

Image-guided cardiac cell delivery using high-resolution small-animal ultrasound
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Gheysens, O., Chen, I. Y., Wu, J. C., & Gambhir, S. S. (2005). Image-guided cardiac cell delivery using high-resolution small-animal ultrasound. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 12(6), 1142-1147.

Human gene therapy and imaging: cardiology
Wu, J. C., & Yla-Herttuala, S. (2005). Human gene therapy and imaging: cardiology. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 32, S346-S357.

Common congenital heart disorders in adults
Wu, J. C., & Child, J. S. (2004). Common congenital heart disorders in adults. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN CARDIOLOGY, 29(11), 641-700.

Molecular imaging of the kinetics of vascular endothelial growth factor gene expression in ischemic myocardium
Wu, J. C., Chen, I. Y., Wang, Y. L., Tseng, J. R., Chhabra, A., & Gambhir, S. S. (2004). Molecular imaging of the kinetics of vascular endothelial growth factor gene expression in ischemic myocardium. CIRCULATION, 110(6), 685-691.

Molecular imaging of cardiovascular gene products
Wu, J. C., Tseng, J. R., & Gambhir, S. S. (2004). Molecular imaging of cardiovascular gene products. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, 11(4), 491-505.

Cardiac-Specific Gene Expression Facilitated by an Enhanced Myosin Light Chain Promoter
Boecker, W., Bernecker, O. Y., Wu, J. C., Zhu, X., Sawa, T., & Hajjar, R. J. (2004). Cardiac-Specific Gene Expression Facilitated by an Enhanced Myosin Light Chain Promoter. MOLECULAR IMAGING, 3(2), 69-75.

Micro-positron emission tomography imaging of cardiac gene expression in rats using bicistronic adenoviral vector-mediated gene delivery
Chen, I. Y., Wu, J. C., Min, J. J., Sundaresan, G., Lewis, X., & Gambhir, S. S. (2004). Micro-positron emission tomography imaging of cardiac gene expression in rats using bicistronic adenoviral vector-mediated gene delivery. CIRCULATION, 109(11), 1415-1420.

Molecular imaging of cardiac cell transplantation in living animals using optical bioluminescence and positron emission tomography
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Positron-emission tomography reporter gene expression imaging in rat myocardium
Inubushi, M., Wu, J. C., Gambhir, S. S., Sundaresan, G., Satyamurthy, N., & Schelbert, H. R. (2003). Positron-emission tomography reporter gene expression imaging in rat myocardium. CIRCULATION, 107(2), 326-332.

Positron emission tomography imaging of cardiac reporter gene expression in living rats
Wu, J. C., Inubushi, M., Sundaresan, G., Schelbert, H. R., & Gambhir, S. S. (2002). Positron emission tomography imaging of cardiac reporter gene expression in living rats. CIRCULATION, 106(2), 180-183.

Optical imaging of cardiac reporter gene expression in living rats
Wu, J. C., Inubushi, M., Sundaresan, G., Schelbert, H. R., & Gambhir, S. S. (2002). Optical imaging of cardiac reporter gene expression in living rats. CIRCULATION, 105(14), 1631-1634.

Noninvasive optical imaging of firefly luciferase reporter gene expression in skeletal muscles of living mice
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Severe regional ischemia alters coronary flow reserve in the remote perfusion area
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Limitations of dobutamine for enhancing flow heterogeneity in the presence of single coronary stenosis: Implications for technetium-99m-sestamibi imaging
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