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Health Sciences profile

Dr Steven Cui

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (Christchurch)
QualificationsBE (China), ME (Adelaide), PhD (Adelaide)
Research summaryBiomaterials

Research

Dr Cui recently joined the CReATE group as a postdoc after completion of his PhD from the University of Adelaide in the field of biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

He has experience in polymer synthesis, tissue culture, anticancer drug screening, drug and gene delivery and stem cell therapy.Steven's research interests include: tissue engineering, biomaterial, regeneration medicine, cancer cell, biomedical engineering, life science and polymer engineering.

Publications

Zhang, G., Cui, X., Zhang, L., Liu, G., Shangguan, J., Zhang, W., … Zhang, J. (2022). Uncovering the genetic links of SARS-CoV-2 infections on heart failure co-morbidity by a systems biology approach. ESC Heart Failure. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.14003

Zou, S., Wei, H., Cui, X., Mak, W. C., Li, X., & Liu, G. (2022). Intercalating methylene blue in molecular beacon for sensitive detection of salivary TNF-α towards early diagnosis of oral cancer. Sensors & Diagnostics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1039/D2SD00035K

Cui, X., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Baer, K., Li, J., Murphy, C. A., Durham, M., Lindberg, G., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2022). 3D bioassembly of cell-instructive chondrogenic and osteogenic hydrogel microspheres containing allogeneic stem cells for hybrid biofabrication of osteochondral constructs. Biofabrication, 14(3), 034101. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ac61a3

Li, J., Cui, X., Lindberg, G. C. J., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2022). Hybrid fabrication of photo-clickable vascular hydrogels with additive manufactured titanium implants for enhanced osseointegration and vascularized bone formation. Biofabrication, 14(3), 034103. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ac6051

Dai, Y., Cui, X., Zhang, G., Mohsin, A., Xu, H., Zhuang, Y., & Guo, M. (2022). Development of a novel feeding regime for large scale production of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem/stromal cells. Cytotechnology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10616-022-00523-5

Atienza Roca, P., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Woodfield, T. B. F., Lim, K. S., & Khang, G. (2018). Growth factor delivery systems for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. In H. J. Chun, C. H. Park & I. K. Kwon (Eds.), Advances in experimental medicine and biology: (Vol. 1078) Cutting-edge enabling technologies for regenerative medicine. (pp. 245-269). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-0950-2_13

Chapter in Book - Research

Hartanto, Y., Jin, B., Cui, X., & Dai, S. (2018). Emerging applications of stimuli-responsive microgels in water treatment process. In W.-F. Lai (Ed.), Microgels: Synthesis, properties and applications. (pp. 229-255). New York, NY: Nova Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Mutreja, I., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2022). Hybrid biofabrication of 3D osteoconductive constructs comprising Mg-based nanocomposites and cell-laden bioinks for bone repair. Bone, 154, 116198. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2021.116198

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Cui, X., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Baer, K., Li, J., Murphy, C. A., Durham, M., Lindberg, G., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2022). 3D bioassembly of cell-instructive chondrogenic and osteogenic hydrogel microspheres containing allogeneic stem cells for hybrid biofabrication of osteochondral constructs. Biofabrication, 14(3), 034101. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ac61a3

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Dai, Y., Cui, X., Zhang, G., Mohsin, A., Xu, H., Zhuang, Y., & Guo, M. (2022). Development of a novel feeding regime for large scale production of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem/stromal cells. Cytotechnology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10616-022-00523-5

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Li, J., Cui, X., Lindberg, G. C. J., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2022). Hybrid fabrication of photo-clickable vascular hydrogels with additive manufactured titanium implants for enhanced osseointegration and vascularized bone formation. Biofabrication, 14(3), 034103. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ac6051

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Lu, Y., Cui, X., Zhang, L., Wang, X., Xu, Y., Qin, Z., … Lim, K. S., Charles, C. J., … Tang, J. (2022). The functional role of lipoproteins in atherosclerosis: Novel directions for diagnosis and targeting therapy. Aging & Disease, 13(2), 491-520. doi: 10.14336/AD.2021.0929

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Qiao, K., Xu, L., Tang, J., Wang, Q., Lim, K. S., Hooper, G., Woodfield, T. B. F., … Cui, X. (2022). The advances in nanomedicine for bone and cartilage repair. Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 20, 141. doi: 10.1186/s12951-022-01342-8

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Tang, J., Cui, X., Zhang, Z., Xu, Y., Guo, J., Soliman, B. G., … Lim, K. S., Woodfield, T. B. F., & Zhang, J. (2022). Injection-free delivery of MSC-derived extracellular vesicles for myocardial infarction therapeutics. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 11(5), 2100312. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202100312

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Zhang, G., Cui, X., Zhang, L., Liu, G., Shangguan, J., Zhang, W., … Zhang, J. (2022). Uncovering the genetic links of SARS-CoV-2 infections on heart failure co-morbidity by a systems biology approach. ESC Heart Failure. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.14003

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Zou, S., Wei, H., Cui, X., Mak, W. C., Li, X., & Liu, G. (2022). Intercalating methylene blue in molecular beacon for sensitive detection of salivary TNF-α towards early diagnosis of oral cancer. Sensors & Diagnostics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1039/D2SD00035K

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Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2021). Converging functionality: Strategies for 3D hybrid-construct biofabrication and the role of composite biomaterials for skeletal regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia, 132, 188-216. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2021.03.008

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Aldrich, E. D., Cui, X., Murphy, C. A., Lim, K. S., Hooper, G. J., McIlwraith, C. W., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2021). Allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells for cartilage regeneration: A review of in vitro evaluation, clinical experience, and translational opportunities. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 10(11), 1500-1515. doi: 10.1002/sctm.20-0552

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Cao, H., Wang, X., Chen, M., Liu, Y., Cui, X., Liang, J., … Zhang, X. (2021). Childhood cartilage ECM enhances the chondrogenesis of endogenous cells and subchondral bone repair of the unidirectional collagen-dECM scaffolds in combination with microfracture. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(48), 57043-57057. doi: 10.1021/acsami.1c19447

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Kim, H., Kang, B., Cui, X., Lee, S.-H., Lee, K., Cho, D.-W., … Woodfield, T. B. F., Lim, K. S., & Jang, J. (2021). Light-activated decellularized extracellular matrix-based bioinks for volumetric tissue analogs at the centimeter scale. Advanced Functional Materials, 31(32), 211252. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202011252

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Li, M., Ren, F., Tian, J., Yang, K., Zhang, J., Song, H., … Cui, S. (2021). Evaluation of electrocardiogram and echocardiographic characteristics of pre- and post-operation of His bundle pacing: A comprehensive review and meta-analysis. Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, 25, 845-857. doi: 10.5152/AnatolJCardiol.2021.88661

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Lindberg, G. C. J., Cui, X., Durham, M., Veenendaal, L., Schon, B. S., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2021). Probing multicellular tissue fusion of cocultured spheroids: A 3D-bioassembly model. Advanced Science, 8(22), 2103320. doi: 10.1002/advs.202103320

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Lu, Y.-S., Wang, Y., Zhang, H., Tang, Z., Cui, X., Li, X., … Zhang, X. (2021). Solubilized cartilage ECM facilitates the recruitment and chondrogenesis of endogenous BMSCs in collagen scaffolds for enhancing microfracture treatment. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13(21), 24553-24564. doi: 10.1021/acsami.1c07530

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Qiao, K., Chen, Q., Cao, Y., Li, J., Xu, G., Liu, J., Cui, X., … Zhang, W. (2021). Diagnostic and therapeutic role of extracellular vesicles in articular cartilage lesions and degenerative joint diseases. Frontiers in Bioengineering & Biotechnology, 9, 698614. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2021.698614

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Zhang, Z., Tang, J., Cui, X., Qin, B., Zhang, J., Zhang, L., … Zhang, J. (2021). New insights and novel therapeutic potentials for macrophages in myocardial infarction. Inflammation, 44(5), 1696-1712. doi: 10.1007/s10753-021-01467-2

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Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Mutreja, I., Cui, X., Kumar, D., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2020). Design and characterisation of multi-functional strontium-gelatin nanocomposite bioinks with improved print fidelity and osteogenic capacity. Bioprinting, 18, e00073. doi: 10.1016/j.bprint.2019.e00073

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Atienza-Roca, P., Kieser, D., Cui, X., Bathish, B., Ramaswamy, Y., Hooper, G. J., Clarkson, A. N., … Wise, L. M., Woodfield, T. B. F., & Lim, K. S. (2020). Visible light mediated PVA-tyramine hydrogels for covalent incorporation and tailorable release of functional growth factors. Biomaterials Science, 8(18), 5005-5019. doi: 10.1039/D0BM00603C

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Baptista, M., Jouhkdar, H., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Lau, K., Jiang, S., Cui, X., … Woodfield, T. B. F., Lim, K. S., & Rnjak-Kovacina, J. (2020). Silk fibroin photo-lyogels containing microchannels as a biomaterial platform for in situ tissue engineering. Biomaterials Science, 8, 7093-7105. doi: 10.1039/d0bm01010c

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Cui, X., Li, J., Hartanto, Y., Durham, M., Tang, J., Zhang, H., Hooper, G., Lim, K., & Woodfield, T. (2020). Advances in extrusion 3D bioprinting: A focus on multicomponent hydrogel-based bioinks. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 9, 1901648. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201901648

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Cui, X., Soliman, B. G., Alcala-Orozco, C. R., Li, J., Vis, M. A. M., Santos, M., … Woodfield, T. B. F., … Lim, K. S. (2020). Rapid photocrosslinking of silk hydrogels with high cell density and enhanced shape fidelity. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 9, 1901667. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201901667

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Li, J., Cui, X., Hooper, G. J., Lim, K. S., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2020). Rational design, bio-functionalization and biological performance of hybrid additive manufactured titanium implants for orthopaedic applications: A review. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 105, 103671. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103671

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Lim, K. S., Galarraga, J. H., Cui, X., Lindberg, G. C. J., Burdick, J. A., & Woodfield, T. B. F. (2020). Fundamentals and applications of photo-cross-linking in bioprinting. Chemical Reviews, 120, 10662-10694. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00812

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Zhang, J., Cui, X., Guo, J., Cao, C., Zhang, Z., Wang, B., … Lim, K., Woodfield, T., … Zhang, J. (2020). Small but significant: Insights and new perspectives of exosomes in cardiovascular disease. Journal of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, 24, 8291-9303. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.15492

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Hartanto, Y., Zargar, M., Cui, X., Jin, B., & Dai, S. (2019). Non-ionic copolymer microgels as high-performance draw materials for forward osmosis desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 572, 480-488. doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2018.11.042

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Zhang, J., Tang, J., Cui, X., Wang, B., Bu, M., Bai, Y., … Zhang, J. (2019). Indirect comparison of novel oral anticoagulants among Asians with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in the real world setting: A network meta-analysis. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 19(1), 182. doi: 10.1186/s12872-019-1165-5

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Asaduzzman, M., Cui, X., Zhang, H., & Young, F. (2018). Three dimensional in vitro culture of murine secondary follicles in a defined synthetic matrix. Journal of Biomaterials & Nanobiotechnology, 9(3), 244-262. doi: 10.4236/jbnb.2018.93014

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Cui, X., Hartanto, Y., Wu, C., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Zhang, H. (2018). Tuning microenvironment for multicellular spheroid formation in thermo-responsive anionic microgel scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 106A, 2899-2909. doi: 10.1002/jbma.36479

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Cui, X., Tang, J., Hartanto, Y., Zhang, J., Bi, J., Dai, S., … Zhang, H. (2018). NIPAM-based microgel microenvironment regulates the therapeutic function of cardiac stromal cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 37783-37796. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b09757

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Guo, J., Tang, J., Cui, X., Zhang, L., Zhang, H., Cao, C., … Zhang, J. (2018). Elevated red cell distribution width is associated with poor clinical outcomes in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine, 11(8), 8102-8109.

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Tang, J.-N., Cores, J., Huang, K., Cui, X.-L., Luo, L., Zhang, J.-Y., … Cheng, K. (2018). Concise review: Is cardiac cell therapy dead? Embarrassing trial outcomes and new directions for the future. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 7(4), 354-359. doi: 10.1002/sctm.17-0196

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Cui, X., Hartanto, Y., & Zhang, H. (2017). Advances in multicellular spheroids formation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14(127), 20160877. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0877

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Tang, J., Cui, X., Caranasos, T. G., Hensley, M. T., Vandergriff, A. C., Hartanto, Y., … Cheng, K. (2017). Heart repair using nanogel-encapsulated human cardiac stem cells in mice and pigs with myocardial infarction. ACS Nano, 11(10), 9738-9749. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01008

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Cui, X., Dini, S., Dai, S., Bi, J., Binder, B. J., Green, J. E. F., & Zhang, H. (2016). A mechanistic study on tumour spheroid formation in thermosensitive hydrogels: Experiments and mathematical modelling. RSC Advances, 6(77), 73282-73291. doi: 10.1039/C6RA11699J

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Cui, X., Liu, Y., Hartanto, Y., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Zhang, H. (2016). Multicellular spheroids formation and recovery in microfluidics-generated thermoresponsive microgel droplets. Colloid & Interface Science Communications, 14, 4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.colcom.2016.09.001

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Hartanto, Y., Zargar, M., Cui, X., Shen, Y., Jin, B., & Dai, S. (2016). Thermoresponsive cationic copolymer microgels as high performance draw agents in forward osmosis desalination. Journal of Membrane Science, 518, 273-281. doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.07.018

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Liu, Y., Wang, Z.-J., Li, L., Cui, X., Chu, J., Zhang, S.-L., & Zhuang, Y.-P. (2016). On-line monitoring of the aggregate size distribution of Carthamus tinctorius L. cells with multi-frequency capacitance measurements. RSC Advances, 6(92), 89764-89769. doi: 10.1039/c6ra13527g

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Yan, L., Cui, X., Harada, T., Lincoln, S. F., Dai, S., & Kee, T. W. (2016). Generation of fluorescent and stable conjugated polymer nanoparticles with hydrophobically modified poly(acrylate)s. Macromolecules, 49(22), 8530-8539. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02002

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Zhang, H., Cui, X., Bi, J., Dai, S., & Ye, H. (2015). Single-cell analysis for bioprocessing. Engineering in Life Sciences, 15(6), 582-592. doi: 10.1002/elsc.201400155

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