Publications and Recognitions

These are some of Morayma’s most recent accomplishments and featured publications in the medical and research field. 

Nemeth CL, Janebodin K, Yuan AE, Dennis JE, Reyes M#, Kim DH#. Enhanced Chondrogenic Differentiation of Dental Pulp Stem Cells Using Nanopatterned PEG-GelMA-HA Hydrogels. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]. #  equal corresponding author.

•Rosenfeld M, Cabbage S, Ieronimakis N,  Preusch M, Lee A, Ricks J, Janebodin K,

Hays A, Wijelath E, Reyes M, Campbell LA. Chlamydia Pneumoniae Infection of Lungs and Macrophages Indirectly Stimulates the Phenotypic Conversion of Smooth Muscle Cells and Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Potential Roles in Vascular Calcification and Fibrosis. Pathogens and Disease. 2014. Accepted.

•Yang HS, Ieronimakis N, Kim HN, Suh KY, Reyes M# Kim DH#. Transplantable Muscle Cell Patch: Enhanced Myogenesis and Regeneration  In Vivo with Nanogrooved PLGA Scaffold. Biomaterials. Biomaterials. 2014; 35(5): 1478-86. PMID: 24290810. #  equal corresponding author.

•Nguyen-Tran DH, Hait N, Sperber H, Qi J, Fischer K, Ieronimakis N,

Pantoja M, Hays A, Allegood J, Reyes M#, Spiegel S#, Ruohola-Baker H#. Molecular Mechanism of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Action in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Disease Models & Mechanisms. 2013. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 24077965.# equal corresponding author.

•Pratumvinit B, Reesukumal K, Janebodin K, Reyes M. Isolation and Characterization of Endothelial Cells from Murine Hearts. BioMed Research International. 2013: 359412. PMID: 24282814.

•*Ieronimakis N, Hays A, Janebodin K, Mahoney W, Duffied J, Majesky M, Reyes M. Coronary adventitial cells are linked to perivascular cardiac fibrosis via TGFβ1 signaling in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Journal of Molecular and Celular Cardiology.  2013; 63:122-34. PMID: 23911435.

•*Ieronimakis N, Pantoja M, Hays A, Dosey T, Qi J, Fischer K, Hoofnagle A, Sadilek M,  Chamberlain J, Ruohola-Baker H#, Reyes M#. “Increased Sphingosine-1-Phosphate ameliorates disease pathology in mdx mice after acute injury. Skeletal Muscle. 2013; 3(1):20. PMID: 23915702. # equal corresponding author. Highly Accessed.

•*Janebodin K, Zeng Y, Buranaphatthana W, Ieronimakis N, M. Reyes. VEGFR2-dependent Angiogenic Capacity of Pericyte-like Murine Dental

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Janebodin K, Buranaphatthana W, Hays A, Ieronimakis N, M. Reyes. An in vitro culture system for long-term expansion of epithelial and mesenchymal salivary gland cells: Role of TGFb1 in salivary gland epithelial and mesenchymal differentiation. BioMed Research International. 2013:815895. PMID: 23841093

•Kida Y, Ieronimakis N, Schrimpf C, Reyes M, Duffield JS. EphrinB2 Reverse Signaling Protects against Capillary Rarefaction and Fibrosis after Kidney Injury. Journal American Society of Nephrology. 2013 Mar;24(4):559-72. PMID: 23492730.

•Austin MC, Ferrel C, Reyes M. Do elevated hematocrits prolong PT/aPTT? Clinical Laboratory Science. 2013; 26 (2):89-94. PMID: 23772474

•Pantoja M, KAF, Ieronimakis N, Reyes M, Ruohola-Baker, H. Genetic elevation of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate suppresses dystrophic muscle phenotypes in Drosophila. Development. 2013 Jan 1;140(1):136-46. PMID: 23154413.

•Monis G, Ferrel C, Reyes M. Lupus Anticoagulant increases activated partial thromboplastin time (PTT) prolongation in incubated 1:1 Mix. Clinical Laboratory Science. 2012 Summer;25(3):165-9. PMID: 22953516.

•Press JZ, Reyes M, Pitteri SJ, Pennil C, Garcia R, Goff BA, Hanash SM, Swisher EM. Microparticles From Ovarian Carcinomas Are Shed Into Ascites and Promote Cell Migration. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2012 May;22(4):546-52. PMID: 22315094.

•Janebodin K, Reyes M. Neural crest-derived Dental Pulp Stem Cells function as ectomesenchyme to    support salivary gland tissue formation. Dentistry. 2012;2(2):S13.

•Reesukumal K, Pratumvinit B, Janebodin K, Reyes M. Characterization of cardiac Sca-1+ cells from heart. Journal of Stem Cell & Research Therapy. 2011(S1-002):S1-002.

•*Janebodin K, Reesukumal K, Pratumvinit B, Ieronimakis N, Balasundaram G, Reyes M. and Isolation and Characterization of Neural Crest-derived Stem Cells from Dental Pulp of    Neonatal  Mice. Public Library of Science One. 6(11): e27526, 2011. PMID: 22087335.

•Avecilla S, Ferell C, Reyes M. Plasma diluted thrombin time for monitoring dabigitran etexilate therapy. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2011. 137(4):572-4. PMID: 22431533.

•Ieronimakis N, Balasundaram G, Rainey S, Sriangam K, Yablonka-Reuveni Z, Reyes M. Absence of CD34 on Murine Skeletal Muscle Satellite Cells Marks a Reversible State of         Activation During Acute Injury. Public Library of Science One 2010;2;5(6):e10920. PMID: 20532193.

•Cristofaro B, Stone OA, Caporali A, Dawbarn D, Ieronimakis N, Reyes M, Madeddu P,  Bates DO, Emanueli  C. Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 2010 Jun;30(6):1143-50. PMID: 20360537.

•*Ieronimakis N, Balasundaram G, Reyes M. Direct Isolation, Culture and Transplant of

•Mouse Skeletal Muscle Derived Endothelial Cells with Angiogenic Potential. Public Library of Science One.  2008; 3(3): e0001753. PMID: 18335025

•White J, Keel S, Reyes M, Burris SM. Alpha–delta platelet storage pool deficiency in three generations. Platelets. 2007; 18(1): 1–10. PMID: 17365847.

Chamberlain JS, Metzger J, Reyes M, Townsend D, Faulkner JA. Dystrophin-deficient mdx mice display a reduced life span and are susceptible to spontaneous rhabdomyosarcoma. Federation American Societies Experimental Biology Journal. 2007; 21(9):2195-204. PMID: 17360850.

•Ross JJ, Hong Z, Willenbring B, Zeng L, Isenberg B, Lee EH,  Reyes M, Keirstead SA,  Weir EK,   Tranquillo R, Verfaillie CM. Cytokine-induced differentiation of multipotent adult progenitor cells into functional smooth muscle cells. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2006; 116(12): 3139–3149. PMID: 17099777.

•Li S, Kimura E, Reyes M, Chamberlain J. Stable transduction of myogenic cells with lentiviral vectors expressing a mini-dystrophin.  Gene Therapy. 2005; 12(14):1099-108. PMID: 15759015.

Chen-Levy Z, Wener MH, Toivola B DamP, Reyes M, Fine JS. Factors affecting urinary myoglobin stability in vitro. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2005; 123(3):432-8. PMID: 15716240.

•Muguruma Y, Reyes M, Nakamura Y, Sato T, Matsuzawa H, Miyatake H, Akatsuka A, Itoh J, Yahata T, Ando K, Kato S, Hotta T. In vivo and in vitro differentiation of myocytes from human bone marrow-derived multipotent progenitor cells. Experimental Hematology. 31(12):1323, 2003.

•Zhao LR, Duan WM, Reyes M, Verfaillie CM, Low WC. Immunohistochemical identification of multipotent adult progenitor cells from human bone marrow after transplantation into the rat brain. Brain Res Brain Res Protoc. 2003; 11(1):38. PMID: 12697261.

•Jiang Y, Vaessen B, Lenvik T, Blackstad M, Reyes M, Verfaillie C. Multipotent progenitor cells can be isolated from postnatal murine bone marrow, muscle, and brain. Exp Hematol.  2002; 30(8):896.

•Jiang Y, Jahagirdar BN, Reinhardt RL, Schwartz RE, Keene CD, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Reyes M, Lenvik T, Lund T, Blackstad M, Du J, Aldrich S, Lisberg A, Low WC, Largaespada DA, Verfaillie CM. Pluripotency of mesenchymal stem cells derived from adult marrow. Nature. 2002; 418(6893):41-9.

•Schwartz RE and Reyes M (first co-author, equal contribution), Koodie L, Jiang Y, Blackstad M, Lenvik T,   Lund T, Hu, W, Verfaillie, C. Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells from Bone Marrow Differentiate into Functional Hepatocyte-like Cells. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2002; 109(10):1291-302. PMID: 12021244.

•Reyes M, Dudek A, B. Jahagirdar, Koodie L, Verfaillie CM. Origin of endothelial progenitors in human post-natal bone marrow. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2002; 109(3):337-46.

•Zhao L, Duan w, Reyes M, Keene CD, Verfaillie CM, Low WC. Human Bone Marrow Stem Cells Exhibit Neural Phenotypes and Ameliorate Neurological Deficits after Grafting into the Ischemic Brain of Rats. Experimental Neurology. 2002; 174 (1): 11-20. PMID: 11869029.

•Carballeira NM, Reyes M, Sostre A, Huang H, Verhagen MF, Adams MW. Unusual fatty acid compositions of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus and the bacterium Thermotoga maritima. Journal of Bacteriology. 1997; 179(8):2766-8. PMID: 9170293.

•Carballeira NM, Reyes M. Identification of a new 6-Bromo-5, 9-Eicosadienoic acid from the anemone Condylactis Gigatea and the zoanthid Palythoa Caribaeorum. Journal Natural Products, 1995; 58(11): 1689-94. PMID: 8594145.

•Carballeira NM, Shalabi F, Reyes M. New 2-Hydroxy fatty acids in the Caribbean urchin Tripneustes Esculentus. Journal of Natural Products. 1994; 57(5): 614-19. PMID: 8064293.

•Reyes M, Verfaillie CM. Adult Stem Cell Plasticity. Clinical Bone Marrow and Bone Stem Cell Transplantation, 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press. CA, USA. 2004.

•Grace M and Reyes M. Disseminated intravascular Coagulopathy. Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis, Clinical and Laboratory Aspects. 2nd Edition. Elsevier NY, USA. 2013

•Jalikis F and Reyes M. Circulating Microparticles. Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis, Clinical and Laboratory Aspects. 2nd Edition. Elsevier NY, USA. 2013.

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•Reyes M, Verfaillie CM. Characterization of Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells, a subpopulation of mesenchymal stem cells. NY Acad Science 938:231-3; discussion 233-5, 2001.

•Reyes M, Verfaillie CM. Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells. Frontiers in HematOncology. 2002.

•Verfaillie CM, Schwartz R, Reyes M, Jiang Y. Unexpected potential of adult stem cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci.996:231-4. 2003.

•Reyes M, Verfaillie CM. Characterization of Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells, a subpopulation of mesenchymal stem cells. NY Acad Science 938:231-3; discussion 233-5, 2001.

•Reyes M, Verfaillie CM. Multipotent Adult Progenitor Cells. Frontiers in HematOncology. 2002.

•Verfaillie CM, Schwartz R, Reyes M, Jiang Y. Unexpected potential of adult stem cells. Ann N Y Acad Sci.996:231-4. 2003.


•Avecilla S, Estergreen J, Reyes M. Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor mediated inhibition of platelet aggregation. In resubmission to Cardiovascular System.

•Jalikis FG, Lawless M, Adamson K, Ferrell C, Sabath DE, Reyes M. Method Validation for Detection of Rivaroxaban Activity. Submitted to AJCP.