Peer-reviewed Publications
  • Aghyarian S, Bentley E, Hoang TN, Gindri IM, Kosmopoulos V, Kim HKW, Rodrigues DC. In vitro and in vivo characterization of premixed PMMA-CaP composite bone cements. ACS Biomater Sci Eng; In Press. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00276.
  • Saba JN, Siddiqui DA, Rodriguez LC, Sridhar S, Rodrigues DC. Investigation of the corrosive effects of dental cements on titanium. J Bio Tribo Corros 3: 25; 2017. DOI:10.1007/s40735-017-0083-2.
  • Aghyarian S, Hu X, Haddas R, Lieberman IH, Kosmopoulos V, Kim HK, Rodrigues DC. Biomechanical behavior of novel composite PMMA-CaP bone cements in an anatomically accurate cadaveric vertebroplasty model. J Orthop Res; In Press. DOI: 10.1002/jor.23491.
  • Siddiqui DA, Gindri IM, Rodrigues DC. Corrosion and wear performance of titanium and cobalt chromium molybdenum alloys coated with dicationic imidazolium-based ionic liquids. J Bio Tribo Corros 2:27; 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s40735-016-0057-9.
  • Gindri, IM, Siddiqui DA, Frizzo CP, Martins MAP, Rodrigues DC. Improvement of tribological and anti-corrosive performance of titanium surfaces coated with dicationic imidazolium-based ionic liquids. RSC Adv. 6:78795-78802; 2016. DOI: 10.1039/c6ra13961b.
  • Russell RD, Huo MH, Rodrigues DC, Kosmopoulos V (2016). Stem geometry changes initial femoral fixation stability of a revised press-fit hip prosthesis: a finite element study. Technol Health Care Jul 8. In press. DOI: 10.3233/THC-161235.
  • Haseeb R, Lau M, Sheah M, Montagner F, Quiram G, Palmer K, Stefan MC, Rodrigues DC. Synthesis and characterization of new chlorhexidine-containing nanoparticles for root canal disinfection. Materials 9(6): 452; 2016. DOI: 10.3390/ma9060452.
  • Rodrigues DC, Sridhar S, Gindri IM, Siddiqui DA, Valderrama P, Wilson TG Jr, Chung KH, Wadhwani C. Spectroscopic and microscopic investigation of the effects of bacteria on dental implant surface. RSC Adv 6:48283-48295; 2016. DOI: 10.139/C6RA07760A.
  • Quiram G, Gindri IM, Kerwell S, Shull K, Mathew MT, Rodrigues DC. Nanoscale mechanical evaluation of electrochemically generated tribolayer on CoCrMo alloy for hip joint application. J Bio Tribo Corros 2:15; 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s40735-016-0045-0.
  • Rodriguez L, Saba JN, Meyer C, Chung KH, Wadhwani C, Rodrigues DC. A Finite Element Analysis of Novel Vented Dental Abutment Geometries for Cement-Retained Crown Restorations. Clinical and Experimental Dental Research, June 2016. DOI: 10.1002/cre2.33.
  • Gindri IM, Palmer KL, Siddiqui DA, Aghyarian S, Frizzo CP, Martins MAP, Rodrigues DC. Evaluation of mammalian and bacterial cell activity on titanium surface coated with dicationic imidazolium based ionic liquids. RSC Adv 6:36475-36483; 2016. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01003B.
  • Kumar RTK, Gindri IM, Kinnamon D, Rodrigues DC, Frizzo CP, Prasad S. Use of dicationic ionic liquids as a novel platform for dielectrophoretic cell manipulation. RSC Adv 6:22594-22603; 2016. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01563H.
  • Sridhar S, Zain A, Wilson TG Jr, Valderrama P, Wadhwani C, Palmer K, Rodrigues DC. In vitro evaluation of the effects of multiple oral factors on dental implants surfaces. J Oral Implantol 2016. DOI: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-15-00165
  • Thomas A, Sridhar S, Aghyarian S, Watkins-Curry P, Chan JY, Pozzi A, Rodrigues DC. Corrosion behavior of zirconia in acidulated phosphate fluoride. J Appl Oral Sci 24(1):52-60; 2016. DOI: 10.1590/1678-775720150435.
  • Sridhar S, Wilson TG Jr, Valderrama P, Watkins-Curry P, Chan JY, Rodrigues DC. In vitro evaluation of titanium exfoliation during simulated surgical insertion of dental implants. J Oral Implantol 42(1):34-40; 2016. DOI: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-14-00230.
  • Wheelis SE, Gindri IM, Valderrama P, Wilson TG Jr, Sridhar S, Rodrigues DC. Effects of decontamination solutions on the surface of titanium: investigation of surface morphology, composition and roughness. Clin Oral Impl Res 27(3):329-340; 2016. DOI: 10.1111/clr.
  • Gindri, I. M.; Siddiqui, D.; Frizzo, C. P.; Martins, M. A. P.; Rodrigues, D. C. Ionic Liquid Coatings for Titanium Surface : Effect of Structure on Coating Profile. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 7(49):27421-27431; 2015.
  • Aghyarian S, Hu Xiaobang, Lieberman IH, Kosmopoulos V, Kim HKW, Rodrigues D. Two novel high performing composite PMMA-CaP cements for vertebroplasty: An ex vivo animal study. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 29(50):290-298; 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.06.022.
  • Burbano M, Wilson TG Jr, Valderrama P, Blansett J, Wadhwani CPK, Choudhary P, Rodriguez LC, Rodrigues DC. Characterization of cement particles found in peri-implantitis-affected human biopsy specimens. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 30(5):1168-1173; 2015. DOI: 10.11607/jomi.4074.
  • Frizzo, C. P.; Gindri, I. M.; Bender, C. R.; Tier, A. Z.; Villetti, M. A.; Rodrigues, D. C.; Machado, G.; Martins, M. A. P. Effect on aggregation behavior of long-chain spacers of dicationic imidazolium-based ionic liquids in aqueous solution. Colloids Surfaces A Physicochem Eng Asp 468:285–294; 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.12.029.
  • Sridhar S, Wilson TG Jr, Palmer K, Valderrama P, Mathew M, Prasad S, Jacobs M, Gindri IM, Rodrigues DC. In vitro investigation of the effect of oral bacteria in the surface oxidation of dental implants. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 17(S2):e562-e575; 2015 DOI:10.1111/cid.12285.
  • Rodriguez LC, Palmer K, Montagner F, Rodrigues DC. A novel chlorhexidine-releasing composite bone cement: characterization of antimicrobial effectiveness and cement strength. J Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 30(1):34-47; 2015. DOI: 10.1177/0883911514566130.
  • Wilson TG Jr, Valderrama P, Burbano M, Blansett J, Levine R, Kessler H, Rodrigues DC. Foreign bodies associated with peri-implantitis human biopsies. J Periodontol 86(1):9-15; 2015. DOI: 10.1902/jop.2014.140363.
  • Gindri IM, Siddiqui DA, Bhardwaj P, Rodriguez LC, Aghyarian S, Sridhar S, Palmer K, Frizzo CP, Martins MAP, Rodrigues DC. Dicationic imidazolium-based ionic liquids: a new strategy for non-toxic and antimicrobial materials. RSC Adv 4:62594-62602; 2014. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA09906K.
  • Rodriguez LC, Chari J, Aghyarian S, Gindri IM, Kosmopoulos V, Rodrigues DC. Preparation and characterization of injectable brushite filled-poly(methyl methacrylate) bone cement. Materials 7: 6779-6795; 2014. DOI:10.3390/ma7096779.
  • Aghyarian S, Chari J, Bentley E, Rodriguez LC, Lieberman I, Rodrigues DC. Characterization of a new composite PMMA-HA/Brushite bone cement for spinal augmentation. J Biomater Appl 29(5):688-698; 2014. DOI: 10.1177/0885328214544770.
  • Gindri IM, Frizzo CP, Bender CR, Tier AZ, Martins MAP, Villetti MA, Machado G, Rodriguez LC, Rodrigues DC. Preparation of TiO2 nanoparticles coated with ionic liquids: a supramolecular approach. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 23:6(14):11536-11543; 2014. DOI: 10.1021/am5022107.
  • Burbano M, Russell R, Huo M, Welch R, Roy D, Rodrigues DC. Surface Characterization of Retrieved Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Implants with Adverse Reaction to Metal Debris. Materials 7:1866-1879; 2014. DOI:10.3390/ma7031866.
  • Rodrigues DC, Gilbert JL, Bader RA, Hasenwinkel JM. PMMA brush-containing two-solution bone cement: preparation, characterization, and influence of composition on cement properties. J Mater Sci Mater Med 25(1):79-89; 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-013-5054-7.
  • Wilson TG Jr, Valderrama P, Rodrigues DB. The Case for routine maintenance of dental implants. J Periodontol 85(5):657-660; 2014. DOI:10.1902/jop.2013.130353.
  • Rodrigues DC, Valderrama P, Wilson TG Jr, Palmer K, Thomas A, Sridhar S, Adapalli A, Burbano M, Wadhwani C. Titanium corrosion mechanisms in the oral environment: a retrieval study. Materials 6(11):5258-5274; 2013. DOI: 10.3390/ma6115258.
  • Rodrigues DC, Bader RA, Hasenwinkel JM. Grafting of nanospherical PMMA brushes on cross-linked PMMA nanospheres for addition in two-solution bone cements. Polymer J 52(12):2505-2513; 2011. DOI:10.1016/j.polymer.2011.04.007.
  • Rodrigues DC, Ordway NR, Ma CRJ, Fayyazi AH, Hasenwinkel JM. An ex vivo exothermal and mechanical evaluation of two-solution bone cements in vertebroplasty. Spine J 11(5):432-439; 2011. DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2011.02.012.
  • Rodrigues DC, Gilbert JL, Hasenwinkel JM. Two-solution bone cements with cross-linked micro and nano-particles for vertebral fracture applications: Effects of zirconium dioxide content on the material and setting properties. J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 92(1):13-23; 2010. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.31484.
  • Rodrigues DC, Gilbert JL, Hasenwinkel JM. Pseudoplasticity and setting properties of two-solution bone cement containing poly(methyl methacrylate) microspheres and nanospheres for kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty. J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 91:248-256; 2009. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.31396.
  • Rodrigues DC, Urban RM, Jacobs JJ, Gilbert JL. In vivo severe corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement of retrieved modular body titanium alloy hip-implants. J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Appl Biomater 88B: 206–219; 2009. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.31171.
  • Contreira DB, Rodrigues FS, Makita K, Brum CGM, Gonzalez W, Trivedi NB, Silva MR, Schuch NJ. An experiment to study solar flare effects on radio-communication signals. Advances in Space Research 36(12):2455-2459; 2005.
  • Guarnieri RA, Guarnieri FL, Contreira DB, Padilha LF, Echer E, Pinheiro DK, Schuch AMP, Makita K, Schuch NJ. Ozone and UV-B radiation anticorrelations at fixed solar zenith angles in southern Brazil. Geofisica Internacional 43(1):17-22; 2004.
  • Da Silva MR, Contreira DB, Trivedi NB, Munakata K, Kuwabara T, Schuch NJ. Cosmic Ray Muon Observation at Sothern Space Observatory – SSO (290S, 530W). Astrophysics and Space Science 290:389-397; 2004.
  • Rodrigues FS, Brum CGM, Makita K, Nishino M, de Paula ER, Abdu MA, Nozaki K, Contreira DB, da Silva MR, Schuch NJ. A commercial radio receiver for lower ionosphere monitoring: Initial results. Geofisica Internacional 43(2):193-198; 2004.

Conference papers presented by group members