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  1. "Nanoparticles carrying fingolimod and methotrexate enables targeted induction of apoptosis and immobilization of invasive thyroid cancer". Niemela, E. et al. ELSEVIER, (2020). doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.12.015
  2. "The clock gene Bmal1 inhibits macrophage motility, phagocytosis, and impairs defense against pneumonia". Kitchen, G. B. et al. PNAS, (2020). doi: 10.1073/pnas.1915932117
  3. "Melanoma mutations modify melanocyte dynamics in coculture with keratinocytes or fibroblasts". Škalamera, D., Stevenson, A. J., Ehmann, A., Ainger, S.A., Lanagan, C., Sturm, R.A., Gabrielli, B., Journal of Cell Science (2019). doi:10.1242/jcs.234716
  4. "Phospholipase D2 in prostate cancer: protein expression changes with Gleason score". Noble, A.R., Hogg, K., Suman, R. et al. Br J Cancer (2019) doi:10.1038/s41416-019-0610-7
  5. "Assessing the Advantages, Limitations and Potential of Human Primary Prostate Epithelial Cells as a Pre-Clinical Model for Prostate Cancer Research". Frame FM, Noble AR, O'Toole P, Marrison J, Godden T, O'Brien A, Maitland NJ. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Vol 1164, 109-118. (2019). doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-22254-3_9
  6. "Airway remodeling disease: primary human structural cells and phenotypic and pathway assays to identify targets with potential to prevent or reverse remodeling". Rosethorne EM, Charlton SJ. J Exp Pharmacol. 2018;10:75–85. (2018). doi:10.2147/JEP.S159124
  7. "Rho Kinase Inhibition by AT13148 Blocks Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Invasion and Tumor Growth". Nicola Rath, June Munro, Marie Francene Cutiongco, Alicja Jagiello, Nikolaj Gadegaard, Lynn McGarry, Mathieu Unbekandt, Evdokia Michalopoulou, Jurre J. Kamphorst, David Sumpton, Gillian Mackay, Claire Vennin, Marina Pajic, Paul Timpson and Michael F. Olson. Cancer Res (2018) (78) (12) 3321-3336; DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-1339
  8. “Tumor heterogeneity and therapy resistance - implications for future treatments of prostate cancer”,  Fiona M. Frame, Amanda R. Noble, Sandra Klein, Hannah F. Walker, Rakesh Suman, Richard Kasprowicz, Vin M. Mann, Matt S. Simms, Norman J. Maitland.   J Cancer Metastasis Treat (2017);3:302-14   http://jcmtjournal.com/article/view/2312
  9. "Characterising live cell behaviour: Traditional label-free and quantitative phase imaging approaches", Richard Kasprowicz, Rakesh Suman and Peter O’Toole. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocel.2017.01.004
  10. “Label free imaging to study phenotypic behavioural traits of cells in complex co-cultures,” Rakesh Suman, Gabrielle Smith, Katryn E.A. Hazel, Richard Kasprowicz, Mark Coles, Peter O’Toole, and Sangeeta Chawla. Rep. 6, 22032; doi: 10.1038/srep22032 (2016)
  11. “Ptychography – a label free, high-contrast imaging technique for live cells using quantitative phase information,” Joanne Marrison, Lotta Räty,  Poppy Marriott, and Peter O’Toole, Nature Scientific Reports 3, 2369 (2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep02369
  12. “Quantitative phase contrast optimised cancerous cell differentiation via ptychography,” Daniel Claus, Andrew M. Maiden, Fucai Zhang, Francis G. R. Sweeney, Martin J. Humphry, Hermann Schluesener, and John M. Rodenburg , Optics Express 20, 9911-9918 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.009911
  13. “A Novel Method For Measuring Contraction Of Primary Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells,” Eric Dubuis , Maria G. Belvisi, Sepideh Poushpas , Pauline Flajolet , Kevin Langley , and Mark A. Birrell,” American Thoracic Society International Conference Abstracts A28, (2015). http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2015.191.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1224
  14. “Aberrant Phenotype in Human Endothelial Cells of Diabetic Origin: Implications for Saphenous Vein Graft Failure?” Anna C. Roberts, Jai Gohil, Laura Hudson, Kyle Connolly, Philip Warburton , Rakesh Suman , Peter O’Toole, David J. O’Regan, Neil A. Turner , Kirsten Riches, and Karen E. Porter, Journal of Diabetes Research Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 409432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/409432
  15. “Ptychography: use of quantitative phase information for high-contrast label free time-lapse imaging of living cells,” Rakesh Suman, and Peter O'Toole, Proc. SPIE 8947, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XII, 89471Z (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2037670
  16. “Ptychography: A powerful phase retrieval technique for biomedical imaging,” Daniel Claus, Hermann Schluesener, Andy Maiden, Fucai Zhang, Francis Sweeney, Martin Humphry, and John Rodenburg, SPIE 8947, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XII, 89471Z (2014)


  1. “Phase calibration target for quantitative phase imaging and ptychography”, T. M. Godden, A. Muniz-Piniella, J. D. Claverley, A. Yacoot, and M. J Humphry. Optics Express 24, (2016).
  2. “Reciprocal-space up-sampling from real-space oversampling in x-ray ptychography,” D. J. Batey, T. B. Edo, C. Rau, U. Wagner, Z. D. Pešić, T. A. Waigh, and J.M.Rodenburg,   Rev. A 89, 043812 (2014).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.89.043812
  3. “Ptychographic transmission microscopy in three dimensions using a multi-slice approach,” A. M. Maiden, M. Humphry, and J. Rodenburg, JOSA A 29, 1606-1614 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.29.001606
  4. “Ptychographic microscope for three-dimensional imaging,” T. M. Godden, R. Suman, M. J. Humphry, J. M. Rodenburg, and A. M. Maiden, Optics Express 22, 12513-12523 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.012513
  5. “Superresolution imaging via ptychography,”A. M. Maiden, M. J. Humphry, F, Zhang, and J. M. Rodenburg, Opt. Soc. Am. A. 28, 604-612 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.28.000604
  6. “A new method of high resolution, quantitative phase scanning microscopy,” A. M. Maiden, J. M. Rodenburg, and M. J. Humphry, Proc. of SPIE 7729, 77291I-77291I-8 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.853339
  7. “Optical ptychography: A practical implementation with useful resolution,” A. M. Maiden, J. M. Rodenburg, and M. J. Humphry, Optics Letters 35, 2585-2587 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002585
  8. “Influence of thick crystal effects on ptychographic image reconstruction with moveable illumination,” C. Liu, T. Walther, and J. M. Rodenburg, Ultramicroscopy 109, 1263-1275 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2009.05.017
  9. “An improved ptychographical phase retrieval algorithm for diffractive imaging,” A. M. Maiden, and J. M. Rodenburg, Ultramicroscopy 109, 1256-1262 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2009.05.012 
  10. “Information multiplexing in ptychography,” Darren J. Batey, Daniel Claus, and John M. Rodenburg, Ultramicroscopy 138, 13–21 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2013.12.003
  11. “Separation of three-dimensional scattering effects in tilt-series Fourier ptychography,” Peng Li, Darren J. Batey, Tega B. Edo, and John M. Rodenburg, Ultramicroscopy 158, 1–7 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.06.010
  12. “A phase retrieval algorithm for shifting illumination,” J. M. Rodenburg and H. M. L. Faulkner, Appl. Physics Lttrs 85, 4795-4797 (2004). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1823034
  13. “An annealing algorithm to correct positioning errors in ptychography,” A. M. Maiden, M. J. Humphry, M. C. Sarahan, B Kraus, and J. M. Rodenburg, Ultramicroscopy 120, 64-72 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultramic.2012.06.001
  14. “Transmission Diffractive Microscopy Without Lenses at Visible, X-ray and Electron Wavelengths,” J. Rodenburg, A. Maiden, D. Batey, F. Sweeney, T. Edo, A. Hurst, F Hüe, P. Midgley, P. Wang, A. Kirkland, and M. Humphry, Microscopy and Microanalysis 17(S2), 1058 – 1059 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1431927611006167
  15. “Ptychography: A novel phase retrieval technique, advantages and its application,” D. Claus, M. Maiden, F. Zhang, A. Hurst, T.  Edo, F. Sweeney, J. M. Rodenburg, H. Schluesener, and M. J. Humphry, Proceedings of SPIE 8001, The International Society for Optical Engineering 800109 (2011).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.893512