Vijay Raghunathan

Accreditations

Dr. Raghunathan is a Bioengineer in the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences at the University of California, Davis. He is cross trained in biomaterials, biomechanics, and cell and molecular biology with research interests and expertise in drug delivery, force microscopy, toxicology, tissue engineering and medical device development for orthopedic, wound healing, and ocular applications.

Recent Publications

2024

Squishy matters - Corneal mechanobiology in health and disease
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2023

Mice Deficient in TAZ (Wwtr1) Demonstrate Clinical Features of Late-Onset Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
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2022

The TGM2 inhibitor cysteamine hydrochloride does not impact corneal epithelial and stromal wound healing in vitro and in vivo
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Metallic Engineered Nanomaterials and Ocular Toxicity: A Current Perspective
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Cross-linked actin networks (CLANs) affect stiffness and/or actin dynamics in transgenic transformed and primary human trabecular meshwork cells
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Endogenous expression of Notch pathway molecules in human trabecular meshwork cells
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2021

Organic Semiconductor Nanotubes for Electrochemical Devices
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An ex vivo model of human corneal rim perfusion organ culture
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The Canonical Wnt Signaling Pathway Inhibits the Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling Pathway in the Trabecular Meshwork
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2020

Glucocorticoid-induced cell-derived matrix modulates transforming growth factor β2 signaling in human trabecular meshwork cells
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Intrastromal Injection of Hyaluronidase Alters the Structural and Biomechanical Properties of the Corneal Stroma
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Crosslinked Extracellular Matrix Stiffens Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells Via Dysregulating β-catenin and YAP/TAZ Signaling Pathways
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2019

Stromal Collagen Arrangement Correlates with Stiffness of the Canine Cornea
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2018

YAP and TAZ are distinct effectors of corneal myofibroblast transformation
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Biomechanical changes to Descemet's membrane precede endothelial cell loss in an early-onset murine model of Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy
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Glaucomatous cell derived matrices differentially modulate non-glaucomatous trabecular meshwork cellular behavior
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Latrunculin B and substratum stiffness regulate corneal fibroblast to myofibroblast transformation
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2017

Tissue and cellular biomechanics during corneal wound injury and repair
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2016

Species variation and spatial differences in mucin expression from corneal epithelial cells
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Sensing Conductive Hydrogels for Rapid Detection of Cytokines in Blood
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Effect of Stratification on Surface Properties of Corneal Epithelial Cells
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2015

A Comparative Study of Vertebrate Corneal Structure: The Evolution of a Refractive Lens
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Assessment of platelet-derived growth factor using A splinted full thickness dermal wound model in bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps)
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2014

Impact of Nanotopography, Heparin Hydrogel Microstructures, and Encapsulated Fibroblasts on Phenotype of Primary Hepatocytes
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2013

Characterizing the effects of heparin gel stiffness on function of primary hepatocytes
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Influence of particle size and reactive oxygen species on cobalt chrome nanoparticle-mediated genotoxicity
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2009

Changes in protein expression associated with chronic in vitro exposure of hexavalent chromium to osteoblasts and monocytes: a proteomic approach
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