Journal Articles

  1. Music, Ena, Futrega, Kathryn, & Doran, Michael R. (2018) Sheep as a model for evaluating mesenchymal stem/stromal cell (MSC)-based chondral defect repair. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. (In Press)
  1. Mosaad, Eman M.O., Chambers, Karen, Futrega, Kathryn, Clements, Judith, & Doran, Michael (published online 2017) The Microwell-mesh: A high-throughput 3D prostate cancer spheroid and drug-testing platform. Scientific Reports, 8(Article 253), pp. 1-12.
  1. Michl, Thomas D., Giles, Carla, Mocny, Piotr, Futrega, Kathryn, Doran, Michael R., Klok, Harm-Anton, et al. (2017) Caspofungin on ARGET-ATRP grafted PHEMA polymers: Enhancement and selectivity of prevention of attachment of Candida albicans. Biointerphases, 12(5), Article Number: 05G602.
  1. Nowlan, Bianca, Futrega, Kathryn, Brunck, Marion E., Walkinshaw, Gail, Flippin, Lee E., Doran, Michael R., et al. (2017) HIF-1α-stabilizing agent FG-4497 rescues human CD34 + cell mobilization in response to G-CSF in immunodeficient mice. Experimental Hematology, 52, 50-55.e6.
  1. Doran, Michael R., Barnett, Adrian, Leach, Joan, Lott, William, Page, Katie, & Grant, Will (2017) Can video improve grant review quality and lead to more reliable ranking? Research Ideas and Outcomes, 3, Article number-e11931.
  1. Futrega, Kathryn, Atkinson, Kerry, Lott, William B., & Doran, Michael Robert (2017) Spheroid co-culture of HSPC and monolayer expanded MSC in PDMS microwells modestly improves in vitro HSPC expansion. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods.
  1. Brooks, A, Futrega, Kathryn, Liang, X, Hu, X, Liu, X, Crawford, D. H. G., et al. (2017) Concise Review: Quantitative Detection and Modeling the In Vivo Kinetics of Therapeutic Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 7(1), pp. 78-86.
  1. Pelekanos, Rebecca A., Sardesai, Varda S., Futrega, Kathryn, Lott, William B., Kuhn, Michael, & Doran, Michael R. (2016) Isolation and expansion of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells derived from human placenta tissue. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 112, Article Number-e54204.
  1. Doran, Michael (2016) How to survive as a whistle-blower. NATURE, 532(405).
  1. Futrega, Kathryn, Lott, William B., & Doran, Michael R. (2016) Direct bone marrow HSC transplantation enhances local engraftment at the expense of systemic engraftment in NSG mice. Scientific Reports, 6, Article Number-23886.
  1. Futrega, Kathryn, Yu, Jianshi, Jones, Jace W., Kane, Maureen A., Lott, William B., Atkinson, Kerry, et al. (2016) Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) modulates CD38 expression, absorbs retinoic acid and may perturb retinoid signalling. Lab on a Chip, 16, pp. 1473-1483.
  1. Osiecki, Michael J., Michl, Thomas D., Babur, Betul Kul, Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Atkinson, Kerry, Lott, William B., et al. (2015) Packed bed bioreactor for the isolation and expansion of placental-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. PLoS ONE, 10(12), e0144941.
  1. Futrega, Kathryn, Palmer, James S., Kinney, Mackenzie, Lott, William B., Ungrin, Mark D., Zandstra, Peter W., et al. (2015) The microwell-mesh: A novel device and protocol for the high throughput manufacturing of cartilage microtissues. Biomaterials, 62, pp. 1-12.
  1. Babur, Betul Kul, Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Klein, Travis Jacob, Lott, William B., & Doran, Michael Robert (2015) The rapid manufacture of uniform composite multicellular-biomaterial micropellets, their assembly into macroscopic organized tissues, and potential applications in cartilage tissue engineering. PLoS ONE, 10(5), e0122250.
  1. Babur, Betul Kul, Futrega, Kathryn, Lott, William B., Klein, Travis Jacob, Cooper-White, Justin, & Doran, Michael Robert (2015) High-throughput bone and cartilage micropellet manufacture, followed by assembly of micropellets into biphasic osteochondral tissue. Cell and Tissue Research, 361(3), pp. 755-768.
  1. Michl, Thomas, Coad, Bryan, Doran, Michael, Osiecki, Michael, Hasanzadeh Kafshgari, Morteza, Voelcker, Nico, et al. (2015) Nitric oxide releasing plasma polymer coating with bacteriostatic properties and no cytotoxic side effects. Chemical Communications, 51(32), pp. 7058-7060.
  1. Huss, Wendy J., Chambers, Karen F., Mosaad, Eman M.O., Russell, Pamela J., Clements, Judith A., & Doran, Michael R. (2014) 3D cultures of prostate cancer cells cultured in a novel high-throughput culture platform are more resistant to chemotherapeutics compared to cells cultured in monolayer. PLoS ONE, 9(11), e111029.
  1. Tseng, Li-Ping, Juan, Chih-Yin, Lin, Shiun-Long, Doran, Michael, Lin, Jiang-Jen, Hsu, Shan-hui, et al. (2014) Nanohybrids of silver particles on clay platelets delaminate Pseudomonas biofilms. Nanomedicine, 9(7), pp. 1019-1033.
  1. Doran, Michael R., Lott, William B., & Doran, Steven E. (2014) Multimedia : a necessary step in the evolution of research funding applications. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 39(4), pp. 151-153.
  1. Futrega, Kathryn, King, Myfanwy, Lott, William B., & Doran, Michael R. (2014) Treating the whole not the hole : necessary coupling of technologies for diabetic foot ulcer treatment. Trends in Molecular Medicine, 20(3), pp. 137-142.
  1. Saha, Partha S. & Doran, Michael (2014) Different in vitro activation methods for latent transforming growth factors (TGF)–β : considerable exogenous factors to promote higher mesenchymal-origin cell proliferation in a bioprocessing platform. Biomedical Science and Engineering, 2(1), pp. 5-12.
  1. Doran, Michael, Lott, William B., & Doran, Steven Edward (2014) Communication : use multimedia in grant applications. Nature, 505(7483), p. 291.
  1. Michl, Thomas D., Coad, Bryan R., Doran, Michael, Husler, Amanda, Valentin, Jules D.P., Vasilev, Krasimir, et al. (2014) Plasma polymerization of 1,1,1-trichloroethane yields a coating with robust antibacterial surface properties. RSC Advances, 4(52), pp. 27604-27606.
  1. Lott, William B. & Doran, Michael R. (2013) Do RNA viruses require genome cyclisation for replication? Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 38(7), pp. 350-355.
  1. Kul, Betul, Ghanavi, Parisa, Levett, Peter A., Lott, William B., Klein, Travis J., Cooper-White, Justin, et al. (2013) The interplay between chondrocyte redifferentiation pellet size and oxygen concentration. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e58865.
  1. Doran, Michael & Lott, William B. (2013) A duty of care. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 38(1), pp. 1-2.
  1. Cook, Matthew M., Doran, Michael R., Kollar, Katarina, Barbier, Valerie, Winkler, Ingrid G., Levesque, Jean-Pierre, et al. (2013) Engraftment outcomes after HPC co-culture with mesenchymal stromal cells and osteoblasts. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2(3), pp. 115-135.
  1. Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Lott, William B., Kabiri, Ehsan, Russell, Pamela J., & Doran, Michael R. (2013) In vitro assessment of migratory behavior of two cell populations in a simple multichannel microdevice. Processes, 1(3), pp. 349-359.
  1. Timmins, N.E., Kiel, M., Günther, M., Heazlewood, C., Doran, Michael, Brooke, G., et al. (2012) Closed system isolation and scalable expansion of human placental mesenchymal stem cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109(7), pp. 1817-1826.
  1. Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Soleimani, Masoud, Shabani, Iman, Futrega, Kathryn, Ghaemi, Naser, Ahvaz, Hana Hanaee, et al. (2012) Neural differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells on conductive nanofiber scaffolds. Biotechnology Letters, 34(7), pp. 1357-1365.
  1. Cook, Matthew M., Futrega, Kathryn, Osiecki, Michael, Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Kul, Betul, Rice, Alison, et al. (2012) Micromarrows—Three-dimensional coculture of hematopoietic stem cells and mesenchymal stromal cells. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 18(5), pp. 319-328.
  1. Ghanavi, Parisa, Kabiri, Mahboubeh, & Doran, Michael (2012) The rationale for using microscopic units of a donor matrix in cartilage defect repair. Cell and Tissue Research, 347(3), pp. 643-648.
  1. Kabiri, Mahboubeh, Kul, Betul, Lott, William B., Futrega, Kathryn, Ghanavi, Parisa, Upton, Zee, et al. (2012) 3D mesenchymal stem/stromal cell osteogenesis and autocrine signalling. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 419(2), pp. 142-147.
  1. Doran, Michael R., Aird, Ian Alexander, Marturana, Flavia, Timmins, Nicholas, Atkinson, Kerry, & Nielsen, Lars K. (2012) Bioreactor for blood product production. Cell Transplantation, 21(6), pp. 1235-1244.
  1. Futrega, Katarzyna, Leavesley, David I., & Doran, Michael (2011) A brief history of haemotopoietic stem cell Ex vivo expansion. Australian Biochemist, 42(3), pp. 5-7.
  1. Osiecki, Michael, Ghanavi, Parisa, Atkinson, Kerry, Nielsen, Lars, & Doran, Michael (2010) The ascorbic acid paradox. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 400(4), pp. 466-470.
  1. Doran, Michael, Frith, Jessica, Prowse, Andrew, Fitzpatrick, Jane, Wolvetang, Ernst, Munro, Trent, et al. (2010) Defined high protein content surfaces for stem cell culture. Biomaterials, 92A(2), pp. 683-692.
  1. Markway, Brandon, Tan, Guak-Kim, Brooke, Gary, Hudson, James, Cooper-White, Justin, & Doran, Michael (2010) Enhanced chondrogenic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in low oxygen environment micropellet cultures. Cell Transplantation, 19(1), pp. 29-42.
  1. Chong, Fenny, Chung, Tung-Liang, Cooper-White, Justin, Doran, Michael, Fitzpatrick, Jane, Gray, Peter, et al. (2010) Long term culture of human embryonic stem cells on recombinant vitronectin in ascorbate free media. Biomaterials, 31(32), pp. 8281-8288.
  1. Doran, Michael, Markway, Brandon, Clark, Angelique, Athanasas-Platsis, Stavrosia, Brooke, Gary, Atkinson, Kerry, et al. (2010) Membrane bioreactors enhance microenvironmental conditioning and tissue development. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 16(3), pp. 407-415.
  1. Doran, Michael, Mills, Richard, Parker, Anthony, Landman, Kerry, & Cooper-White, Justin (2009) A cell migration device that maintains a defined surface with no cellular damage during wound edge generation. Lab on a Chip, 9(16), pp. 2364-2369.
  1. Doran, Michael, Markway, Brandon, Croll, Tristan, Sara, Sergio, Munro, Trent, & Cooper-White, Justin (2009) Controlled presentation of recombinant proteins via a zinc-binding peptide-linker in two and three dimensional formats. Biomaterials, 30(34), pp. 6614-6620.
  1. George, Peter, Doran, Michael, Croll, Tristan, Munro, Trent, & Cooper-White, Justin (2009) Nanoscale presentation of cell adhesive molecules via block copolymer self-assembly. Biomaterials, 30(27), pp. 4732-4737.
  1. Chau, Lien, Doran, Michael, & Cooper-White, Justin (2009) A novel multishear microdevice for studying cell mechanics. Lab On a Chip: microfluidic and nanotechnologies for chemistry, biology, and bioengineering, 9(13), pp. 1897-1902.
  1. Doran, Michael, Markway, Brandon, Aird, Ian, Rowlands, Andrew, George, Peter, Nielsen, Lars, et al. (2009) Surface-bound stem cell factor and the promotion of hematopoietic cell expansion. Biomaterials, 30(25), pp. 4047-4052.
  1. Lauto, Antonio, Hook, J., Doran, Michael, Camacho, F., Poole-Warren, L.A., Avolio, A., et al. (2005) Chitosan adhesive for laser tissue repair: In vitro characterization. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 36(3), pp. 193-201.
  1. Doran, Michael & Choi, Phillip (2001) Molecular dynamics studies of the effects of branching characteristics on the crystalline structure of polyethylene. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 115(6), pp. 2827-2830.

Book Chapters

  1. Atkinson, Kerry, Timmins, Nicholas, Kiel, Geoffrey C., Heazlewood, Celena, Doran, Michael, & Brooke, Gary (2016) Closed automated large-scale bioreactors for manufacturing mesenchymal stromal cells for clinical use. In Atkinson, K. (Ed.) The Biology and Therapeutic Application of Mesenchymal Cells. John Wiley and Sons Inc, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 616-618.
  1. Young, Mark & Doran, Michael (2013) Mesenchymal stem cell therapies for bone and tendon conditions. In Chase, L.G. & Vemuri, M.C. (Eds.) Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy. Springer, New York, pp. 117-144.
  1. Doran, Michael & Young, Mark (2013) Mesenchymal stromal cells and the repair of cartilage tissue. In Chase, L.G. & Vemuri, M.C. (Eds.) Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy. Springer, New York, pp. 145-160.


  1. J COOPER-WHITE, MR DORAN, R MILLS. CELL MIGRATION WO Patent 2,010,078,623. 1. 2010.
  1. M DORAN, J COOPER-WHITE. MICROBIOREACTOR. WO Patent 2,008,028,241. 2008.