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Patents

  1. M. Wei, H. Qu, X. Yu, Ceramic coating and method of preparation thereof, US Patent 8,007,854, 2011.
  2. M. Wei, F. Peng, Z. Xu, Electrospun apatite/polymer nano-composite scaffolds, US Patent 7,879,093, 2011.
  3. M. Wei, H. Qu Ceramic/structural protein composites and method of preparation thereof, US Patent 8,084,095, 2011.
  4. M Wei, Z Xia. Biomimetic scaffold for bone regeneration. US Patent 9,078,832, 2015.
  5. M Wei, JR Olson, MT Shaw. Calcium phosphate polymer composite and method. US Patent 10,166,104, 2019.
  6. B Heimbach, M Wei. Composites for load-bearing applications. US Patent App. 16/794, 655, 2020.

Book Chapters

  1. M. Wei and H. Qu, “Biomimetic Apatite Coatings – A Review”, pp. 143-158 in Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems Research, edited by AH Lima, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2008.
  2. Sorrell C.C., Taib H., Palmer T.C., Peng F., Xia Z., and Wei M., “Biomedical coatings by electrophoretic deposition”, pp. 81-136 in Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, edited by S. Zhang, Talyor and Francis Group, New York, 2011.
  3. B Heimbach, M Wei. “Composite orthopedic fixation Devices”, in Orthopedic Biomaterials – Advances and Applications, Springer, 2018.

Journal articles

  1. Q Dong, L Yu, M Wei, Y Lei. Zn-PPy two- segmented nanobattery: Preparation, characterization and the power generation. (In preparation)
  2. L Yu, D Hargrove, X Lu, M Wei. Development of pH-responsive magnetically drivable nanoworms for tumor drug delivery with prolonged blood circulation and improved passive and active targeting efficiency. (In preparation)
  3. H Ye, Z Shen, M Wei, Y Li. Red blood cell hitchhiking enhances the accumulation of nano-and micro-particles in the constriction of a stenosed microvessel. Soft Materr. 2021, 17 (1) 40-56.
  4. L Yu, M Wei. Review: Biomineralization of collagen-based materials for hard tissue repair. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2021, 22 (2), 944. (Invited)
  5. L Yu, T Silva Santisteban, Q Liu, C Hu, J Bi, M Wei. Effect of three‐dimensional porosity gradients of biomimetic coatings on their bonding strength and cell behavior. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.37046, 2020.
  6. L Yu, DW Rowe, IP Perera, J Zhang, SL Suib, X Xin, M Wei. Intrafibrillar Mineralized Collagen–Hydroxyapatite-Based Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (16), 18235-18249, 2020.
  7. B Heimbach, L Yu, M Wei. In vitro behavior of silk fibroin-based composite resorbable bone fixation devices. Materialia 9, 100587, 2020.
  8. Eliane H Dutra, Mara H O'Brien, Po-Jung Chen, Mei Wei, Sumit Yadav. Intermittent Parathyroid Hormone [1-34] Augments Chondrogenesis of the Mandibular Condylar Cartilage of the Temporomandibular Joint. Cartilage, 1947603519833146, 2019.
  9. DS Clearfield, X Xin, S Yadav, DW Rowe, M Wei. Osteochondral Differentiation of Fluorescent Multireporter Cells on Zonally-Organized Biomaterials. Tissue Engineering Part A 25 (5-6), 468-486, 2019.
  10. M Zilm, L Yu, B Hines, M Wei. Preparation and characterization of magnetic hydroxyapatite powders. Materials Science and Engineering C, 87, 112-119, 2018.
  11. B Heimbach, B Tonyali, D Zhang, M Wei. Fabrication of nanohydroxyapatite and silk fiber reinforced composite for improved modulus. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials 81, 1-9, 2018.
  12. C Hu, L Yu, M Wei. Sectioning studies of biomimetic collagen-hydroxyapatite coatings on Ti-6Al-4V substrates using focused ion beam. Applied Surface Science, 444C, 590-597, 2018.
  13. A Ernst, M Wei, M Aindow. FIB milling strategies for TEM sample preparation of spheroidal powder particles. Microscopy and Microanalysis 24 (S1), 826-827, 2018.
  14. L Yu, I Martin, R Kasi, M Wei. Enhanced intrafibrillar mineralization of collagen fibrils induced by brush-like polymers, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 28440-28449, 2018.
  15. H Ye, Z Shen, L Yu, M Wei, Y Li. Manipulating nanoparticle transport within blood flow through external forces: An exemplar of mechanics in nanomedicine. Proceedings of the Royal Society: A, 474(2211):20170845, 2018 (Invited Review).
  16. H Ye, Z Shen, L Yu, M Wei, Y Li. Anomalous vascular dynamics of nanoworms within blood flow. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 4, 66-77, 2018.
  17. D Clearfield, A Nguyen, M Wei. Biomimetic scaffolds mimicking the zonal architecture and composition of cartilage and osteochondral tissue through freeze casting routes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 106, 948-958, 2017.
  18. ST Bendtsen, M Wei. In vitro evaluation of 3D bioprinted tri-polymer network scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 105, 3262-72, 2017.
  19. C Hu, L Yu, M Wei. Biomimetic intrafibrillar silicification of collagen fibrils through a one-step collagen self-assembly/silicification approach. RSC Advances, 7, 34624-32, 2017.
  20. ST Bendtsen, M Wei. Development of an alginate-hydroxyapatite hydrogel for 3D bioprinting bone tissue engineered scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 105, 1457-68, 2017.
  21. C Hu, M Aindow, M Wei. Focused ion beam sectioning studies of biomimetic hydroxyapatite coatings on Ti-6Al-4V substrates. Surface and Coatings Technology, 313, 255-262, 2017.
  22. B Heimbach, K Grassie, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Effect of hydroxyapatite nanorod volume fraction on the mechanical properties of high modulus biodegradable bone fixation devices. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 105, 1963-1971, 2017.
  23. ME Zilm, L Chen, V Sharma, A McDannald, M Jain, R Ramprasad, M Wei. Hydroxyapatite substituted by transition metals: Theory and experiment, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 18, 16457-65, 2016.
  24. C Hu, M Zilm, M Wei. Fabrication of intrafibrillar and extrafibrillar mineralized collagen/apatite scaffolds with a hierarchical structure. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 104, 1153-61, 2016.
  25. D Clearfield, M Wei. Investigation of structural collapse in unidirectionally freeze cast collagen scaffolds. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 27, 15, 2016.
  26. M Zilm, S Thomson, M Wei. A comparative study of the sintering behavior of pure and manganese-substituted hydroxyapatite. Materials, 8, 6419-6436, 2015.
  27. C Hu, L Zhang, M Wei. Development of biomimetic scaffolds with both intrafibrillar and extrafibrillar mineralization. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 1, 669-676, 2015.
  28. ST Bendtsen, M Wei. Synthesis and characterization of a novel injectable alginate-collagen-hydroxyapatite hydrogel for bone tissue regeneration. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 3, 3081-90, 2015.
  29. MM Villa, L Wang, J Huang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Improving the permeability of lyophilized collagen–hydroxyapatite scaffolds for cell-based bone regeneration with a gelatin porogen. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research B, 3, 3081-90, 2015.
  30. ME Zilm, M Staruch, M Jain, M Wei. An intrinsically magnetic biomaterial with tunable magnetic properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2, 7176-5, 2014.
  31. MM Villa, L Wang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Effects of cell-attachment and extracellular matrix on bone formation in vivo in collagen-hydroxyapatite scaffolds. PLOS One, 9, e109568, 2014.
  32. E Kramer, E Itzkowitz, M Conklin, M Wei. A comparative study of the sintering and cell culture behavior of pure and cobalt-substituted hydroxyapatite. Journal of Materials Science, Bioceramics Development and Applications, 4, 077, 2014.
  33. MM Villa, J Huang, L Wang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Bone tissue engineering with a collagen-hydroxyapatite scaffold and culture expanded bone marrow stromal cells. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials, 103, 243-53, 2015.
  34. E Kramer, E Itzkowitz, M Wei. Synthesis and characterization of cobalt-substituted hydroxyapatite powders. Ceramics International, 40, 13471-13480, 2014.
  35. E Kramer, J Podurgiel, M Wei. Control of hydroxyapatite morphology using wet synthesis techniques: Reactant addition rate effects. Materials Letters, 131, 145-147, 2014.
  36. S-P Sun, M Wei, JR Olson, MT Shaw. A modified pultrusion process for preparing composites reinforced with continuous fibers and aligned hydroxyapatite nano needles. Polymer Composites, 36, 931-938, 2015.
  37. Z Xia, MM Villa, M Wei. A biomimetic collagen-apatite scaffold with a multi-level lamellar structure for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 14, 1998-2007, 2014.
  38. E Kramer, B Kunkemoeller, M Wei. Evaluation of alkaline pre-treatment of PLLA filbers for biomimetic hydroxyapatite coating, Surf Coat Tech, 244, 23-8, 2014.
  39. X Yu, J Walsh, M Wei. Covalent immobilization of collagen on titanium through polydopamine coating improved cellular performance of MC3T3-E1 cells. RSC Advance, 4, 7185-7192, 2014.
  40. Yu X, Wang L, Xia Z, Chen Li, Jiang X, Rowe D, Wei M. Modulation of host osseointegration during bone regeneration by controlling exogenous stem cells differentiation using a material approach. Biomaterials Science, 2, 242-251, 2014.
  41. X Yu, M Wei. Cellular performance comparison of biomimetic calcium phosphate coating and alkaline treated titanium surface. BioMed Res Int, 2013, 832790, 2013.
  42. E Kramer, M Wei. A comparative study of the sintering behavior of pure and iron-substituted hydroxyapatite. Bioceramics Development and Applications, 3, 9-13, 2013.
  43. Z Xia, M Wei. Biomimetic Fabrication of Collagen-apatite Scaffold for Bone Repair and Regeneration. Review. J Biomater Tissue Eng, 3, 369-384, 2013.
  44. MM Villa, L Wang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Observation of the progression of bone tissue engineering in vivo with 2-photon microscopy. Tissue Engineering C, 19, 839-49, 2013.
  45. Z Xia, Yu X, Jiang X, Brody HD, Rowe DW, M Wei. Fabrication and characterization of biomimetic collagen-apatite scaffolds with tunable structures for bone tissue engineering. Acta Biomater, 9, 7308-19, 2013.
  46. E Kramer, M Staruch, A Morey-Oppenheim, M Jain, J Budnick, S Suib, M Wei. Synthesis and characterization of iron substituted hydroxyapatite prepared by a simple ion exchange soaking procedure. J Mater Sci, 48, 665-673, 2013.
  47. LF Charles, ER Kramer, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Self-reinforced composites of hydroxyapatite-coated PLLA fibers: Fabrication and mechanical characterization. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 17, 269-77, 2013.
  48. F Peng, JR Olson, MT Shaw, M Wei. Influence of surface treatment and hydroxyapatite coating on mechanical properties of HA/PLLA composite fiber. Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 27, 641-9, 2013.
  49. X Yu, L Wang, X Jiang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Biomimetic CaP coating incorporated with parathyroid hormone improves the osteointegration of titanium implant. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 23, 2177-86, 2012.
  50. S-P Sun, JR Olson, M Wei, MT Shaw. Biodegradable composites with aligned hydroxyapatite nano needles. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research B, 100B, 1817-25, 2012.
  51. X Yu, L Wang, F Peng, Z Xia, X Jiang, J Huang, DW Rowe, M Wei. The effect of fresh bone marrow cells on reconstruction of calvarial defect combined with osteoprogenitor cells and collagen/apatite scaffold. Journal of Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine, 7, 974-83, 2013.
  52. X Yu, Z Xia, L Wang, F Peng, X Jiang, J Huang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Controlling the structural organization of regenerated bone by tailoring tissue engineering scaffold architecture. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 9721-9730, 2012.
  53. Z Xia, X Yu, M Wei. Biomimetic collagen/apatite coating formation on Ti6Al4V substrates. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 100B, 871-881, 2012.
  54. F Peng, E Veilleux, M Schmidt, M Wei. Synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles with tailorable morphology and carbonate substitutions using precipitation method. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11, 1-9, 2012.
  55. M Karl, MA Freilich, B Wen, M Wei, DM Shafer, LT Kuhn. Guided vertical bone regeneration by means of roughened and alkaline treated titanium implant surfaces: A comparison based on a rabbit mandible model. Z Zahnarztl Impl, vol. 27, pp. 1-15, 2011.
  56. X Yu, M Wei. Preparation and evaluation of parathyroid hormone incorporated CaP coating via a biomimetic method. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 97, 345-54, 2011.
  57. X Yu, M Wei. Controlling bovine serum albumin release from biomimetic calcium phosphate coatings. Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, 97, 345-54, 2011.
  58. F Peng, X Yu, M Wei. In vitro rat osteosarcoma cell performance on hydroxyapatite particles/poly(L-lactic acid) nanofibrous scaffolds with an excellent particle-along-fiber orientation. Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 2585-92, 2011.
  59. F Peng, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Hydroxyapatite needle-shaped particles/poly(L-lactic Acid) electrospun scaffolds with perfect particle-along-nanofiber orientation and enhanced mechanical properties. J Phys Chem-C, 115, 15743-51, 2011.
  60. S-P Sun, JR Olson, M Wei, MT Shaw. Rheology of hydroxyapatite needles suspended in an organic fluid. Rheol. Sun, Rheol. Acta, 50, 65-74, 2011.
  61. LF Charles, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Fabrication and mechanical properties of PLLA/PCL/HA composites via a biomimetic, dip coating, and hot compression procedure. Journal of Materials Science Materials in Medicine, 21, 1845-54, 2010.
  62. S Sun, M Wei, MT Shaw. Alkali etching of poly(lactide) fiber. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 1, 1572-1578, 2009.
  63. Y Zhang, G Zhang, M Wei. Controlling the biodegradation rate of magnesium using biomimetic apatite coating. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 89, 408-14, 2009.
  64. Y Wang, M Wei, J Gao. Improve corrosion resistance of magnesium in simulated body fluid by dicalcium phosphate dihydrate coating. Materials Science and Engineering C, 29, 1311-1316, 2009.
  65. F Peng, JR Olson, MT Shaw, M Wei. Influence of pre-treatment on the surface characteristics of PLLA fibers and subsequent hydroxyapatite coating. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, Applied Biomaterials, 88B, 220-229, 2009.
  66. M Freilich, D Shafer, M Wei, R Kompalli, D Adams, L Kuhn. Implant systems for guiding a new layer of bone computed microtomography and histomorphometric analysis in the rabbit mandible. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 20, 201-207, 2009.
  67. X Yu, H Qu, DA Knecht, M Wei. Incorporation of bovine serum albumin into biomimetic coatings on titanium with high loading efficacy and its release behavior. Journal of Materials Science, Materials in Medicine, 20, 287-94, 2009.
  68. H Qu, Z Xia, M Wei. Synthesis of dense collagen/apatite composites using a biomimetic method. Journal of American Ceramic Society, 91, 3211-3215, 2008.
  69. M Freilich, CM Patel, M Wei, D Shafer, P Schleier, P Hortschansky, R Kompali, L Kuhn. Growth of new bone guided by implants in a murine calvarial model. Bone, 43, 781-788, 2008.
  70. H Qu, M Wei. The effect of temperature and initial pH on biomimetic apatite coating. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B Applied Biomaterials, 87, 204-12, 2008.
  71. CR Kothapalli, M Wei, MT Shaw. Solvent-specific gel-like transition via complexation of polyelectrolyte and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles suspended in water-glycerin mixtures: A rheological study. Soft Matters, 4, 600-605, 2008.
  72. D Chen, EH Jordan, M Gell, M Wei. Alkaline induced apatite formation on solution precursor plasma spray dense TiO2 coatings. Acta Biomaterialia, 4, 553-559, 2008.
  73. Y Wang, M Wei, J Gao, J Hu, Y Zhang. Corrosion process of pure magnesium in simulated body fluid. Materials Letters, 62, 2181-84, 2008.
  74. H Qu, M Wei. Improvement of adhesive strength of biomimetically coated titanium implants. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B, Applied Biomaterials, 84B, 436-443, 2008.
  75. C Kothapalli, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Coating of poly(lactic acid) fibers with calcium phosphate using a cyclic precipitation technique. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 84B, 89-97, 2008.
  76. H Qu, M Wei. The effect of pH on biomimetic apatite coating. Key Eng Mater, 330-332, 757-761, 2006.
  77. H Qu, M Wei. The effect of fluoride contents in fluoridated hydroxyapatite on osteoblast behaviour. Acta Biomaterialia, 2, 113-119, 2006.
  78. H Qu, M Wei. Effect of fluorine content on mechanical properties of sintered fluoridated hydroxyapatite. Mater. Sci. and Eng. Part C, 26, 46-53, 2006.
  79. CR Kothapalli, MT Shaw, M Wei. Biodegradable HA-PLA 3-D porous scaffolds: Effect of nano-sized filler content on scaffold properties. Acta Biomater, 1, 653-662, 2005.
  80. CR Kothapalli, M Wei, MT Shaw. Effect of operation conditions on HA synthesized by a hydrothermal method. Key Eng Mater (Bioceramics 17), 284-286, 51-54, 2005.
  81. MA Freilich, M Wei, S Iddir, LT Kuhn, DM Shafer. Improvement of alveolar bone height using novel graft placement. Key Eng Mater (Bioceramics 17), 284-286, 889-892, 2005.
  82. H Qu, RJ Waugh O'Neill, M Wei. The effect of cell behavior on apatites with different fluorine contents. Key Eng Mater (Bioceramics 17), 284-286, 577-580, 2005.
  83. T Parker, Z Upton, D Vellinga, M Wei, D Leavesley. Potential pitfalls of radiolabel adsorption to ceramic biomaterials. J Biomed Mater Res, 72A, 363-372, 2005.
  84. H Qu, M Wei. Synthesis and characterization of fluorine-containing hydroxyapatite by a pH-cyclic method. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 16, 129-133, 2005.
  85. H Qu, AL Vasiliev, M Aindow, M Wei. Incorporation of fluorine ions into hydroxyapatite by a pH cycling method. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 16, 447-453, 2005.
  86. CR Kothapalli, M Wei, RZ LeGeros, MT Shaw. Influence of temperature and aging time on HA synthesized by the hydrothermal method. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 16, 441-446, 2005.
  87. M Wei, AJ Ruys, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Precipitation of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Effects of precipitation method on electrophoretic deposition. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 16, 319-324, 2005.
  88. M Wei, AJ Ruys, MV Swain, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Hydroxyapatite-coated metals: Interfacial reactions during sintering. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 16, 101-106, 2005.
  89. C Kothapalli, M Wei, A Vasiliev, MT Shaw. Effect of concentration and temperature on HA morphology. Acta Mater, 52, 5655-5663, 2004.
  90. M Wei, T Bostrom, L Grøndahl, JH Evans. Synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite, fluoride-substituted hydroxyapatite and fluorapatite. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 14, 311-320, 2003.
  91. M Wei, D Vellinga, D Leavesley, J Evans, Z Upton. Cell attachment and proliferation on hydroxyapatite and ion substituted hydroxyapatite. Key Eng Mater, 240-242 (Bioceramics 15), 671-74, 2003.
  92. M Wei, Y Zhang, X Sun, L Zhou, K Wang. Low melting temperature machinable glass ceramics. Key Eng Mater, 240-242 (Bioceramics 15), 241-44, 2003.
  93. M Wei, T Kokubo. Bone-like apatite formation on calcium-containing silica and titania gels in simulated body fluid. Key Eng Mater, 240-242 (Bioceramics 15), 27-30, 2003.
  94. M Wei, H-M Kim, T Kokubo, JH Evans. Optimizing the bioactivity of alkaline-treated titanium alloy. Mater Sci Eng C, 20, 125-134, 2002.
  95. M Wei, M Uchida, H Kim, T Kokubo, T Nakamura. Apatite-forming ability of CaO-containing titania. Biomater, 23, 167-172, 2002.
  96. M Wei, JH Evans. Synthesis and characterization of hydroxyapatite and fluorapatite. Key Eng Mater, 218-220 (Bioceramics 14), 35-38, 2002.
  97. M Wei, AJ Ruys, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell, JH Evans. Electrophoretic deposition of hydroxyapatite coatings on metal substrates: A nanoparticulate dual-coating approach. J Sol-Gel Sci & Tech, 21, 39-48, 2001.
  98. P Parakala, R Clegg, M Wei. Microscopic features of hydroxyapatite coatings deposited by a modified sol-gel technique. J Aus Ceram Soc, 36, 103-108, 2000.
  99. M Wei, J H. Evans, E Wentrup-Byrne. Decomposition of dual hydroxyapatite/fluorapatite coatings on metal substrates. J Aust Ceram Soc, 36, 47-52, 2000.
  100. M Wei, AJ Ruys, MV Swain, S.H. Kim, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Interfacial bond strength of electrophoretically deposited hydroxyapatite coatings on metals. J Mater Sci Mater Med, 10, 401-409, 1999.
  101. M Wei, AJ Ruys, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Solution ripening of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Effects on electrophoretic deposition. J Biomed Mater Res, 45, 11-19, 1999.
  102. M Wei, MV Swain, AJ Ruys, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Adhesive strength testing of hydroxyapatite coatings, II. The adhesive tape test and Rockwell indentation. Mater Eng, 9, 19-29, 1998.
  103. M Wei, MV Swain, AJ Ruys, BK Milthorpe, CC Sorrell. Adhesive strength testing of hydroxyapatite coatings, I. Rockwell indentation. Mater Eng, 9, 7-18, 1998.
  104. AJ Ruys, M Wei, CC Sorrell, MR Dickson, A Brandwood, BK Milthorpe. Sintering effects on the strength of hydroxyapatite. Biomater, 16, 409-15, 1995.
  105. AJ Ruys, M Wei, BK Milthorpe, A Brandwood, CC Sorrell. Preparation of 316L stainless steel short-fibre-reinforced hydroxyapatite. J Aust Ceram Soc, 30, 129-35, 1994.
  106. AJ Ruys, M Wei, BK Milthorpe, A Brandwood, CC Sorrell. Optimisation of fibre content in ZrO2 fibre-reinforced hydroxyapatite. J Aust Ceram Soc, 29, 57-64, 1993.
  107. AJ Ruys, M Wei, BK Milthorpe, A Brandwood, CC Sorrell. Hydrothermal sintering of ZrO2 and Al2O3 fibre-reinforced hydroxyapatite. J Aust Ceram Soc, 29, 51-56, 1993.

Conference Proceedings/Presentations

  1. L Yu, M Wei. Intrafibrillar mineralized collagen-based scaffolds for bone repair. Society for Biomaterials. Seattle, WA, USA. Apr 3-6, 2019.
  2. B Heimbach, M Wei. Silk fibroin-reinforced composites for resorbable load-bearing fixation devices. Society for Biomaterials. Seattle, WA, USA. Apr 3-6, 2019.
  3. TS Santisteban, L Yu, M Wei. 3D Porosity Analysis of collagen-hydroxyapatite coatings for hard tissue replacement applications. 2018 Materials Science & Technology. Columbus, OH, USA. Oct 28-30, 2018.
  4. B Heimbach, M Wei. Biodegradable Load-Bearing Bone Fixation Devices. Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Conference. Georgia, Atlanta, USA. Jun 3-6, 2018.
  5. AT Ernst, M Wei, M Aindow. FIB Milling strategies for TEM Sample Preparation of Spheroidal Powder Particles. Microscopy and Microanalysis, Aug 5-9, 2018, Baltimore, MD.
  6. AT Ernst, M Wei, M Aindow. Surface damage layers produced by Ga ion and Xe-Plasma FIB milling of Al alloys. TMS, March 11-15, 2018, Phoenix Arizona.
  7. AT Ernst, M Wei, M Aindow. A Comparison of Ga FIB and Xe-Plasma FIB of Complex Al Alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis, August 6-10, St Louis, MO, 2017.
  8. AT Ernst, M Wei, M Aindow. A Comparison of Ga and Xe-Plasma FIB Techniques using Complex Al Alloy Systems. Feb 26-March 2, TMS 2017, San Diego, CA.
  9. D Clearfield, M Wei. Biomimetic multizonal scaffolds for osteochondral tissue engineering. 2016 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, November 27-December 2, 2016.
  10. L Yu, M Wei. Preparation of type I collagen nanoworms targeting for cancer treatment. 2016 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, November 27-December 2, 2016.
  11. B Heimbach, M Wei. High modulus biodegradable bone fixation devices. 2016 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, November 27-December 2, 2016.
  12. S Bendtsen, M Wei. In vitro evaluation of 3D bioprinted alginate-hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. 2016 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, November 27-December 2, 2016.
  13. C Hu, M Aindow, M Wei. A Comparison of xenon plasma FIB with gallium FIB to study biomimetic hydroxyapatite coating on Ti alloy. 2016 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, November 27-December 2, 2016.
  14. DS Clearfield, M Wei. Biomimetic multi-zonal scaffolds for osteochondral repair by sequential freeze casting. 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, Canada, May 17-23, 2016.
  15. C Hu, M Wei. Biomimetic silicification of collagen fibrils through a one-step collagen self-assembly/silicification approach. 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, Canada, May 17-23, 2016.
  16. ST Bendtsen, M Wei. 3D Bioprinting of alginate-hydroxyapatite hydrogel scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. Spring 2016 MRS Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, 2016.
  17. C Hu, L Zhang, M Wei. Biomimetic intrafibrillar silicification of collagen fibrils. Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, NC, USA, April 15-18, 2015.
  18. S Bendtsen, M Wei. Development of a novel injectable-alginate-collagen-apatite hydrogel for bone tissue regeneration. Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, NC, USA, April 15-18, 2015.
  19. Z Xia, D Clearfield, C Hu, MM Villa, DW Rowe, M Wei. Tissue engineering scaffolds for bone repair. 4th International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Biomanufacturing: ICAM-BM 2014 Beijing, November 12 to 14, Beijing, China, 2014.
  20. Z Xia, M Wei. A Novel Collagen-Apatite Scaffold for Sustainable Protein Delivery. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, 2013.
  21. MM Villa, JP Huang, L Wang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Healing murine calvarial defects with bone marrow stromal cells and collagen-hydroxyapatite scaffolds, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Gordon Research Conference, Holderness, NH, USA, 2013.
  22. M Zilm, M Wei. Influence of iron oxidation state on magnetic properties of iron substituted hydroxyapatite. 23rd Conference of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials, Boston, April 8-10, 2013.
  23. Z Xia, M Wei. Biomimetic collagen/apatite scaffolds for bone repair and regeneration. 23rd Conference of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Injectable Osteoarticular Biomaterials, Boston, April 8-10, 2013.
  24. Z Xia, DW Rowe, M Wei. A novel biomimetic collagen-apatite scaffold for bone tissue engineering application. Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April 1-5, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  25. MM Villa, L Wang, J Huang, DW Rowe, M Wei. Development and in vivo imaging of a collagen-hydroxyapatite scaffold for bone tissue engineering. Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April 1-5, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  26. Z Xia, M Wei. Fabrication and characterization of biomimetic collagen-apatite scaffolds with controlled structure. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Nov 25-30, Boston, MA, 2012.
  27. Z Xia, M Wei. Fabrication of Biomimetic collagen-apatite scaffolds with a unique hierarchical lamellar structure for bone tissue engineering applications. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Nov 25-30, Boston, MA, 2012.
  28. M Wei. Apatite/collagen scaffolds for bone regeneration. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Nov 28-Dec 2, Boston, MA, 2011.
  29. D Rowe, M Wei, L Wang, M Villa. 2-Photon microscopy for live animal imaging of bone regeneration. XIIth Congress of the International Society of Bone Morphometry, October 16-19, 2012, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  30. Z Xia, X Yu, L Wang, X Jiang, D Rowe, M Wei. Fabrication and Characterization of Biomimetic Collagen/Apatite Scaffolds with Tunable Pore Structures. 9th World Biomaterials Congress, June 1-5, Chengdu, China, 2012.
  31. Z Xia, M Zilm, J-k Teng, M Wei. Preparation and Characterization of Lanthanium Incorporated HA. 9th World Biomaterials Congress, June 1-5, Chengdu, China, 2012.
  32. M M Villa, L Wang, DW Rowe, M Wei. 4D live-animal microscopy for bone regeneration studies using a mouse calvarial model. 9th World Biomaterials Congress, June 1-5, Chengdu, China, 2012.
  33. E Kramer, M Wei. Synthesis of samarium-substituted hydroxyapatite via wet synthesis. 9th World Biomaterials Congress, June 1-5, , 2012.
  34. ER Kramer, M Jain, J Budnick, M Wei. Synthesis and characterization of iron and cobalt substituted hydroxyapatite prepared by a simple ion exchange soaking procedure, 2011Fall MRS meeting, Nov 287-Dec 2, Boston, MA, 2011.
  35. Z Xia, X Yu, L Wang, D Rowe, M Wei. Development of biomimetic collagen/apatite scaffolds for bone regeneration. 2011Fall MRS meeting, Nov 28-Dec 2, Boston, MA, 2011.
  36. X Yu, Z Xia, L Wang, F Peng, X Jiang, J Huang, D Rowe, M Wei. Apatite/collagen scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. 2011Fall MRS meeting, Nov 28-Dec 2, Boston, MA, 2011.
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  45. Zengmin Xia, Mei Wei, “Biomimetic Collagen-Hydroxyapatite Coating on UV Irradiated Ti6Al4V Discs”, NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, June 22-25, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2009.
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  52. F. Peng and M. Wei, “Multi-Functional Composites for Load-Bearing Skeletal Applications”, 2007 NSF Grantee Conference on International Research and Education in Engineering, October 30-November 1, 2007, Purdue University, Indiana.
  53. F. Peng, LS Wan, ZK Xu, M Wei, “Electrospun Apatite/PLLA Nano-Composite Scaffolds for Guided Bone Tissue Regeneration” StemCONN07, CT, March 27-28, 2007.
  54. M. Wei and S. Seal, “The Effect of Surface Modification on the Bonding Strength of Biomimetic Apatite Coating” Proceedings of 2006 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  55. H. Qu and M. Wei, “Temperature Effect on Biomimetic Ca-P Coating Formation”, p.671 in Society for Biomaterials 2006 Annual Meeting, April 26-29, 2006, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  56. M. Wei, C. Kothapalli, J. Olson, and M.T. Shaw, “Fabrication of Novel Calcium Phosphate-Reinforced Polylactic Acid Continuous-Yarn Composites”, p. 217 in Society for Biomaterials 2006 Annual Meeting, April 26-29, 2006, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  57. M. Wei and H. Qu, “Improvement of the Surface Bioactivity of Titanium Implants”, TMS 2006 Annual meeting, March 12-16, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  58. M. Freilich, D. Shafer, M. Wei, and L. Kuhn, "Novel Approached to Bone Growth Around Dental Implants", Annual AAOMS Meeting in Boston, MA, September 2005.
  59. C. Kothapalli, M. Wei, and M.T. Shaw, “Strength distributions of Sintered Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles,” VIIth Inter. Conf. on Fracture, Turin, Italy, March 25, 2005.
  60. M. Freilich, P. Schleier, L. Kuhn, D. Shafer, P. Hortschansky, and M. Wei, “Development of a Murine Calvarial Model to Study Implant Guided Bone Growth”, 30th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Society For Biomaterials, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, April 27-30, 2005.
  61. N. Sammes, Y. Du, N. Padture, M. Wei, X. Huang, G. Ju, J. Wu, and K. Reifsnider, “Synthesis, Fabrication and Modeling of Novel Intermediate-Temperature Micro-Tubular SOFCs”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, March 7-10, 2004.
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  63. H. Qu and M. Wei, “Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorine-Containing Hydroxyapatite by a pH-Cyclic Method”, p. 104 in 7th World Biomaterials Congress, 17-21 May 2004, Sydney, Australia.
  64. C. Kothapalli, M. Wei, A. Vasiliev, and M.T. Shaw, “Effect of Concentration and Temperature on Hydroxyapatite Morphology”, F.5.7 in Symposium F: Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering. Materials Research Society Annual Conference, Boston December 3 2003.
  65. M. Wei, “Sintering Behavior and Mechanical Properties of Hydroxyapatite and Fluoride Substituted Hydroxyapatite”, p.339 in 29th Annual Meeting, Society for Biomaterials, 2003.
  66. T. Bostrom, M. Wei, “TEM Characterisation of Synthesised Hydroxy- and Fluorapatites”, p. 59 in The 17th Australian Conference on Electron Microscopy, Adelaide, Australia, 2002.
  67. M. Wei and J.H. Evans, “Sintering Behaviour and Flexural Strength of Hydroxyapatite and Fluorapatite”, p. 255-56, First International Conference on Biomaterials, Beijing, China, 2001.
  68. M. Wei, T. Kokubo, and J.H. Evans, “Bioactivity of Calcium Containing Silica and Titania Gels in SBF”, p. 167-69 in First International Conference on Biomaterials, Beijing, China, 2001.
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  71. D. Vellinga, M. Wei, J.H. Evans, Z. Upton, and D. Leavesley, “ Biofunctional Properties of a Novel Bone Substitute”, The inaugural Queensland Health and Medical Scientific Meeting, Research for Better Health Outcomes, Brisbane, Australia, 2001.
  72. D. Vellinga, M. Wei, J.H. Evans, Z. Upton, D. Leavesley, “Functional Studies with a Novel Bone Substitute Material Matrix”, Biology Society of Australia and NZ, Canberra, 4-7 Oct, 2001.
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  74. M. Wei and J. H. Evans, “Bioactivity of Calcium Contaning Silica and Titania Gels”, p. 10 in Joint Local Symposium: Physical Sciences and Engineering in Medicine, the Local Scene in Queensland XI, Brisbane, 2000.
  75. M. Wei, H. Kim, T, Kokubo, and T. Nakamura, “Apatite Formation on Alkali-Treated Ti-6Al-4V Alloy”, p. 259 in Sixth World Biomaterials Congress, Hawaii, USA, 2000.
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