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Last Updated Sept 2013

  1. Cooper S, Jonak P, Chouinard-Pelletier G, Coulombe S, Jones E, Leask RL. Permeabilization of adhered cells using an inert gas jet. J Vis Exp. 2013 Sep 4;(79). doi: 10.3791/50612.
  2. Nobari S, Mongrain R, Leask R, Cartier R. The effect of aortic wall and aortic leaflet stiffening on coronary hemodynamic: a fluid-structure interaction study. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2013 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Dick M, Jonak P, Leask RL.Statin therapy influences endothelial cell morphology and F-actin cytoskeleton structure when exposed to static and laminar shear stress conditions. Life Sci. 2013 May 2;92(14-16):859-65. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2013.03.002. Epub 2013 Mar 19.
  4. Erythropel HC, Dodd P, Leask RL, Maric M, Cooper DG. Designing green plasticizers: influence of alkyl chain length on biodegradation and plasticization properties of succinate based plasticizers. Chemosphere. 2013 Apr;91(3):358-65. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.11.061. Epub 2013 Jan 20
  5. Chouinard-Pelletier G, Leduc M, Guay D, Coulombe S, Leask RL, Jones EA. (2012) Use of inert gas jets to measure the forces required for mechanical gene transfection. Biomed Eng Online 2012;11:67.
  6. Rouleau L, Tremblay D, Cartier R, Mongrain R, Leask RL (2012). Regional variations in canine descending aortic tissue mechanical properties change with formalin fixation. Cardiovasc Pathol 2012 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print].
  7. Nobari S, Mongrain R, Gaillard E, Leask R, Cartier R (2012). Therapeutic vascular compliance change may cause significant variation in coronary perfusion: a numerical study. Comput Math Methods Med 2012;2012:791686 Epub 2012 Mar 5.
  8. Piche CD, Sauvageau D, Vanlian M, Erythropel HC, Robaire B, Leask RL (2012). Effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and four of its metabolites on steroidogenesis in MA-10 cells. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2012;79:108-115 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print].
  9. Nobari S, Mongrain R, Leask R, Cartier R (2012). A 3D Fsi Model of the Aortic Valve Including the Coronary Structure - Impact of Ostia Position on Coronary Flow. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2010;26:87D.
  10. Rossi J, Jonak P, Rouleau L, Danielczak,L, Tardif, JC, Leask RL. (2011) Differential response of endothelial cells to simvastatin when conditioned with steady, non-reversing pulsatile or oscillating shear stress. Ann Biomed Eng 2011;39:402-413.
  11. Leduc M, Guay D, Coulombe S, Leask RL. (2010) Effects of non-thermal plasmas on DNA and mammalian cells, Plasma Processes and Polymers 2010;7(11) 899-909.
  12. Rossi J, Rouleau L, Emmott, A, Tardif J-C, Leask RL. (2010) Laminar Shear Stress Prevents Simvastatin-induced Adhesion Molecule Expression in Cytokine Activated Endothelial Cells, European Journal of Pharmacology, 649(1-3):268-276.
  13. Rouleau L, Farcas M, Tardif JC, Mongrain R, Leask RL (2010) Endothelial cell morphologic response to asymmetric stenosis hemodynamics: effects of spatial wall shear stress gradients. J Biomech Eng. Aug;132(8):081013.
  14. Rouleau L, Rossi J, Leask RL. (2010)The response of human aortic endothelial cells in a stenotic hemodynamic environment: effect of duration, magnitude, and spatial gradients in wall shear stress. J Biomech Eng 2010 July;132(7):071015.
  15. Rossi J, Rouleau L, Tardif JC, Leask RL. (2010) Effect of simvastatin on Kruppel-like factor2, endothelial nitric oxide synthase and thrombomodulin expression in endothelial cells under shear stress. Life Sci 2010 July 17;87(3-4):92-99.
  16. Tremblay D, Cartier R, Mongrain R, Leask RL. (2010) Regional dependency of the vascular smooth muscle cell contribution to the mechanical properties of the pig ascending aortic tissue. J Biomech 2010 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. Rouleau L, Copland IB, Tardif JC, Mongrain R, Leask RL. (2010)  Neutrophil Adhesion on Endothelial Cells in a Novel Asymmetric Stenosis Model: Effect of Wall Shear Stress Gradients. Ann Biomed Eng 2010 April 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  18. Rouleau L, Rossi J, Leask RL. (2010) Concentration and time effects of dextran exposure on endothelial cell viability, attachment, and inflammatory marker expression in vitro. Ann Biomed Eng 2010 April;38(4):1451-1462.
  19. Belisle J, Zigras T, Costantino S, Cartier R, Butany J, Wiseman PW, Leask RL (2009), Second harmonic gernation Microscopy to investigate collagen configuration: a pericarditis case study. Cardiovasc. Pathol. Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Tremblay DA, Zigras T, Cartier R, Leduc L, Butany J, Mongrain R, Leask RL (2009), A comparison of mechanical properties of materials used in aortic arch reconstruction, Annals of Thorac Surgery  2009 Nov;88(5):1484-91.
  21. Leduc M., Coulombe S, Leask RL (2009), Atmospheric pressure plasma jet deposition of patterned polymer films for cell culture applications. IEEE transactions on plasma science  37(6): 927-933
  22. Farcas MA, Rouleau L, Fraser R and Leask RL,(2009) The development of 3-D, in vitro, endothelial culture models for the study of coronary artery disease, Biomed Eng Online. Oct 28;8:30.
  23. Mejia J., Mongrain M., Ruzzeh B., Leask RL and Bertrand OF (2009), Evaluation of the Effect of Stent Strut Profile on Shear Stress Distribution Using Statistical Moments. Biomed Eng OnLine  Apr 30;8:8.
  24. Leduc M, Guay D, Leask RL, Coulombe S (2009). Cell permeabilization using non-thermal plasma. New Journal of Physics 11: 115021
  25. Leduc M., Coulombe S, Leask RL (2009), Atmospheric pressure plasma jet deposition of patterned polymer films for cell culture applications. Accepted IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 39;6:927-933.
  26. Farcas MA, Rouleau L, Fraser R and Leask RL (2009), The development of 3-D, in vitro, endothelial culture models for the study of coronary artery disease, In Press, to Biomedical Engineering Online, 8:30 (11pp).
  27. Mejia J., Mongrain M., Ruzzeh B., Leask RL and Bertrand OF (2009), Evaluation of the Effect of Stent Strut Profile on Shear Stress Distribution Using Statistical Moments. BioMedical Engineering OnLine 8:1 (10pp),
  28. Leduc M, Guay D, Leask RL, Coulombe S (2009). Cell permeabilization using non-thermal plasma. Accepted New J. Phys. 2009;11: 115021 (12pp) 10.1088/1367-2630/11/11/115021
  29. Choudhury N., Bouchot O., Rouleau L., Tremblay D., Cartier R., Butany J., Mongrain R., Leask RL (2009). Local mechanical and structural properties of healthy and diseased human ascending aorta tissue. Cardiovasc.Pathol. 18:83-91.
  30. Piche C., Leask RL, Robaire B (2008) The testicular toxicity and disruption of steroidogenesis by the plasticizer di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and four of its metabolites”, Toxicology Letters 180S S32–S246.
  31. Yargeau V, Huot JC, Rodayan A, Rouleau L, Roy R, Leask RL., Impact of Degradation Products of Sulfamethoxazole on Mammalian Cultured Cells. Environmental Toxicology 2008 23(4):492-8.
  32. Nagano N., Cartier R., Zigras T., Mongrain R., Leask RL., Mechanical properties and microscopic findings of a Dacron graft explanted 27 years after coarctation repair.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Dec;134(6):1577-8.
  33. Brunette J, Mongrain R, Rodés-Cabau J, Larose E, Leask R, Bertrand OF. Comparative rheology of low- and iso-osmolarity contrast agents at different temperatures. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2008 Jan 1;71(1):78-83.