Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Vimentin intermediate filament assembly regulates fibroblast invasion in fibrogenic lung injury.JCI insight.  4. 2019
2019 Fiber length and concentration: Synergistic effect on mechanical and cellular response in wet-laid poly(lactic acid) fibrous scaffoldsJournal of Biomedical Materials Research.  107:332-341. 2019
2019 New Magneto-Fluorescent Hybrid Polymer Nanogel for Theranostic Applications 2019
2018 A combined compression molding, heating, and leaching process for fabrication of micro-porous poly(ε-caprolactone) scaffoldsJournal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition.  29:1978-1993. 2018
2018 Characterization of discontinuous carbon fiber liquid molded PA-6 composites via strategic placement of additional reinforcementsJournal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.  37:1335-1345. 2018
2018 Hemopressin-Based pH-Sensitive Hydrogel: A Potential Bioactive Platform for Drug DeliveryACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.  4:2435-2442. 2018
2018 Atmospheric pressure plasma jet: A facile method to modify the intimal surface of polymeric tubular conduitsJournal of Vacuum Science and Technology A.  36. 2018
2017 Portable perfusion phantom for quantitative DCE-MRI of the abdomenMedical Physics.  44:5198-5209. 2017
2017 Insight into oral biofilm: Primary, secondary and residual caries and phyto-challenged solutionsOpen Dentistry Journal.  11:312-333. 2017
2017 Biphasic organo-bioceramic fibrous composite as a biomimetic extracellular matrix for bone tissue regenerationFrontiers in bioscience (Elite edition).  9:192-203. 2017
2016 Nanofiber and stem cell enabled biomimetic systems and regenerative medicineJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  16:8923-8934. 2016
2016 Wet-laid soy fiber reinforced hydrogel scaffold: Fabrication, mechano-morphological and cell studiesMaterials Science and Engineering: C.  63:308-316. 2016
2016 Dimensionally stable and bioactive membrane for guided bone regeneration: An in vitro studyJournal of Biomedical Materials Research.  104:594-605. 2016
2016 Lab-on-a-brane: Nanofibrous polymer membranes to recreate organ-capillary interfacesJournal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.  26. 2016
2016 Function annotation of peptides generated from the non-coding regions of D. melanogaster genome.Bioinformation.  12:202-208. 2016
2015 Membranes for periodontal regeneration - a materials perspective 2015
2015 Fibro-porous poliglecaprone/polycaprolactone conduits: Synergistic effect of composition and in vitro degradation on mechanical propertiesPolymer International.  64:547-555. 2015
2015 Biohybrid fibro-porous vascular scaffolds: Effect of crosslinking on propertiesMRS Online Proceedings Library.  1718:79-84. 2015
2015 In vitro degradation and cell attachment studies of a new electrospun polymeric tubular graft.Progress in Biomaterials.  4:67-76. 2015
2014 Spatially controlled fabrication of a bright fluorescent nanodiamond-array with enhanced far-red Si-V luminescenceNanotechnology.  25. 2014
2013 Electrospun polycaprolactone/polyglyconate blends: Miscibility, mechanical behavior, and degradationPolymer.  54:6824-6833. 2013
2013 Synthesis and evaluation of carboxy-terminated poly(trimethylene propane trifumarate)-poly(ethylene glycol) as a biodegradable mucoadhesive resinAdvances in Polymer Technology.  32. 2013
2013 Nanofiber scaffold gradients for interfacial tissue engineeringJournal of Biomaterials Applications.  27:695-705. 2013
2013 Direct sol-gel electrospinning of fibrous bioglass scaffolds for bone tissue engineeringJournal of biomaterials and tissue engineering.  3:440-447. 2013
2013 Nanostructured diamond coatings for orthopaedic applications 2013
2012 Carbon nanofiber reinforced polycaprolactone fibrous meshes by electrostatic co-spinningCurrent Nanoscience.  8:753-761. 2012
2012 Recent advances in the development of GTR/GBR membranes for periodontal regeneration - A materials perspectiveDental Materials.  28:703-721. 2012
2012 In vitro studies on the effect of particle size on macrophage responses to nanodiamond wear debrisActa Biomaterialia.  8:1939-1947. 2012
2011 Nanocomposite scaffolds based on electrospun polycaprolactone/modified CNF/nanohydroxyapatite by electrophoretic depositionJournal of biomaterials and tissue engineering.  1:177-184. 2011
2011 Biodegradable polyurethanes: Comparative study of electrospun scaffolds and filmsJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  121:3292-3299. 2011
2011 Electrospinning of Biosyn®-based tubular conduits: Structural, morphological, and mechanical characterizationsActa Biomaterialia.  7:2070-2079. 2011
2011 Engineering an antiplatelet adhesion layer on an electrospun scaffold using porcine endothelial progenitor cellsJournal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.  97 A:145-151. 2011
2011 Mesenchymal stem cell responses to bone-mimetic electrospun matrices composed of polycaprolactone, collagen I and nanoparticulate hydroxyapatitePLoS ONE.  6. 2011
2011 A novel spatially designed and functionally graded electrospun membrane for periodontal regenerationActa Biomaterialia.  7:216-224. 2011
2010 Acellular dermal matrix graft: Synergistic effect of rehydration and natural crosslinking on mechanical propertiesJournal of Biomedical Materials Research.  95 B:276-282. 2010
2010 An in vitro regenerated functional human endothelium on a nanofibrous electrospun scaffoldBiomaterials.  31:4376-4381. 2010
2010 Aligned bioactive multi-component nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineeringMacromolecular Bioscience.  10:433-444. 2010
2010 Bioactive multi-component nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineeringACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  239. 2010
2010 Two ply tubular scaffolds comprised of proteins/poliglecaprone/ polycaprolactone fibersJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine.  21:541-549. 2010
2009 A biomimetic tubular scaffold with spatially designed nanofibers of Protein/PDS® bio-blendsBiotechnology and Bioengineering.  104:1025-1033. 2009
2009 Electrospinning of novel biodegradable poly(ester urethane)s and poly(ester urethane urea)s for soft tissue-engineering applicationsJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine.  20:2129-2137. 2009
2009 Freeze-dried acellular dermal matrix graft: Effects of rehydration on physical, chemical, and mechanical propertiesDental Materials.  25:1109-1115. 2009
2009 Nanomechanical properties of electrospun composite scaffolds based on polycaprolactone and hydroxyapatiteJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  9:4839-4845. 2009
2009 Fabrication and characterization of aligned nanofibrous PLGA/Collagen blends as bone tissue scaffoldsPolymer.  50:3778-3785. 2009
2009 Cell interactions with biomaterials gradients and arraysCombinatorial Chemistry and High Throughput Screening.  12:544-553. 2009
2009 A new generation of high flex life polyurethane urea for polymer heart valve - Studies on in vivo biocompatibility and biodurabilityJournal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.  89:192-205. 2009
2009 A novel method of detecting malaria using microwavesMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters.  51:915-918. 2009
2009 In Vitro biodegradation of designed tubular scaffolds of electrospun protein/polyglyconate blend fibersJournal of Biomedical Materials Research.  89:135-147. 2009
2009 Aligned PLGA/HA nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineeringActa Biomaterialia.  5:305-315. 2009
2008 Hydroxyapatite nanoparticle loaded collagen fiber composites: Microarchitecture and nanoindentation studyJournal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.  86:873-882. 2008
2008 Biomechanical studies on aliphatic physically crosslinked poly(urethane urea) for blood contact applicationsJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine.  19:2721-2733. 2008
2008 PMSE 347-PDS/NanoHA biocomposite nanofibers by electrospinning: Structure-property relationshipACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  235. 2008
2007 Functionally graded electrospun scaffolds with tunable mechanical properties for vascular tissue regenerationBiomedical Materials.  2:224-232. 2007
2007 PLGA/collagen/HA nanofibrous scaffold for bone tissue engineeringACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  233. 2007
2007 Morphology and mechanical properties of Nylon 6/MWNT nanofibersPolymer.  48:1096-1104. 2007
2007 Nanostructured biocomposite scaffolds based on collagen coelectrospun with nanohydroxyapatiteBiomacromolecules.  8:631-637. 2007
2006 Mechano-morphological studies of aligned nanofibrous scaffolds of polycaprolactone fabricated by electrospinningJournal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition.  17:969-984. 2006
2006 Nanostructured biomaterials for regenerative medicineCurrent Nanoscience.  2:155-177. 2006
2006 Aligned carbon nanotube/nylon-6 nanocompositesACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  231. 2006
2006 Electrospun polycaprolactone/carbon nanofiber composites for bone tissue scaffoldsACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  231. 2006
2006 PCL/HA Nanocomposite fibers by electrospinning: structure-property relationshipACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  231. 2006
2006 Effect of surface oxides and intermetallics on nanostructured diamond coating of nitinolCurrent Nanoscience.  2:9-12. 2006
2006 Electrospun bioactive nanocomposite scaffolds of polycaprolactone and nanohydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineeringJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  6:487-493. 2006
2005 Nanoindentation on porous bioceramic scaffolds for bone tissue engineeringJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  5:1816-1820. 2005
2005 Multifunctional tissue scaffolds based on electrospun nanofibersACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.  230:U3647-U3647. 2005
2002 The effect of virtual cross linking on the oxidative stability and lipid uptake of aliphatic poly(urethane urea)Biomaterials.  23:273-282. 2002
2001 Polypropylene fumarate/phloroglucinol triglycidyl methacrylate blend for use as partially biodegradable orthopaedic cementBiomaterials.  22:2749-2757. 2001
2001 In vitro studies on the effect of physical cross-linking on the biological performance of aliphatic poly(urethane urea) for blood contact applicationsBiomacromolecules.  2:588-596. 2001
2001 Studies on the effect of virtual crosslinking on the hydrolytic stability of novel aliphatic polyurethane ureas for blood contact applicationsJournal of Biomedical Materials Research.  56:144-157. 2001
2001 Studies on polyurethane potting compound based on HDI-TMP adduct for fabrication of haemodialyzerJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine.  12:157-161. 2001
2000 Studies on poly(propylene fumarate-co-ethylene glycol) based bone cementBio-Medical Materials and Engineering.  10:57-71. 2000
2000 Studies on polyurethane potting compound based on isocyanurate of aliphatic diisocyanate for fabrication of a haemodialyserJournal of Biomaterials Applications.  15:86-105. 2000
2000 Diethylene glycol acrylate-n-vinyl pyrrolidone copolymer resins for bone cement applicationsIndian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences.  7:160-166. 2000
2000 Synthesis of hydrolytically stable low elastic modulus polyurethane-urea for biomedical applicationsPolymer International.  49:88-92. 2000
1999 Poly(propylene fumarate)/n-vinyl pyrrolidone copolymer-based bone cement: setting and in-vitro biodegradationJOURNAL OF THE INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE.  79:431-442. 1999


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2018 Nanodiamonds as ‘magic bullets’ for prostate cancer tharanostics 2018
2018 Fibro-Porous Composite Nano-Biomaterials for Enhanced Bio-Integration 2018
2018 Novel Biomimetic Microphysiological Systems for Tissue Regeneration and Disease Modeling.  87-113. 2018
2016 Ceramic Coatings in Load-Bearing Articulating Joint Implants.  315-347. 2016
2016 Ceramic Coatings in Load-Bearing Articulating Joint Implants 2016
2014 Bio-Hybrid 3D Tubular Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering: A Materials Perspective 2014
2013 Nanostructured Diamond for Orthopaedic Implants 2013
2012 Biodegradable polymeric nano-biomaterials for cancer therapeutic applications.  445-474. 2012
2012 Functionally-Graded Biomimetic Vascular Grafts for Enhanced Tissue Regeneration and Bio-integration.  235-273. 2012
2012 Functionally Graded and Cell-integrated Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering 2012
2012 Spatially Designed Nanofibrous Membranes for Periodontal Tissue Regeneration 2012

Teaching Activities

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Sciences, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology 2002
  • Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry, University of Kerala 1994
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Chemistry, University of Kerala 1992
  • Full Name

  • Vinoy Thomas