Journal Article

H. Xiong, B. A. Wilson, X. Ge, X. Gao, Q. Cai, X. Xu, R. Bachoo, Z, Qin. Glioblastoma margin as a diffusion barrier revealed by photoactivation of plasmonic nanovesicles. Nano Letters, 2024, 24, 5, 1570–1578. 

Q. Cai#, H. Fan, X. Li, M. Giannotta, R. Bachoo, Z. Qin#. Optical modulation of the blood-brain barrier for glioblastoma treatment. Bio-protocol, 2024, 14(2): e4920. (#co-corresponding author)

X. Ge, X.Xu, Q. Cai, H. Xiong, C. Xie, Y. Hong, X. Gao, Y. Yao, R. Bachoo, Z. Qin. Live mapping of the brain extracellular matrix and remodeling in neurological disorders. Small Methods, 2023, 2301117. 

Selected Publication Before Joining LSU

Q. Cai, X. Li, H. Xiong, H. Fan, X. Gao, V. Vemireddy, R. Margolis, J. Li, M. Giannotta, K. Hoyt, R. Bachoo, Z. Qin. Optical blood-brain-tumor barrier modulation expands therapeutic options for glioblastoma treatment. Nature Communications, 2023, 14, 4934. (Featured in Nature Communications, 2023, 14, 5909)

X. Li*, Q. Cai*, B. Wilson, H. Dave, H, Fan, M. Giannotta, R. Bachoo, Z. Qin. Mechanobiological modulation of blood-brain barrier permeability by laser stimulation of endothelial-targeted nanoparticles. Nanoscale, 2023, 15, 3387-3397 (*co-first author)

Q. Cai*, V. Castagnola*, L. Boselli*, A. Moura, H. Lopez, W. Zhang, J. M. de Araujo, K. A. Dawson. A microfluidic approach for synthesis and kinetic profiling of branched gold nanostructure. Nanoscale Horizons, 2022, 7, 288-298. (*co-first author)

X. Li*, V. Vemireddy*, Q. Cai*, H. Xiong, P. Kang, X. Li, M. Giannotta, H. N. Hayenga. E. Pan, S. R. Sirsi, C. Mateo, D. Kleinfeld, C. Greene, M. Campbell, E. Dejana, R. Bachoo, Z. Qin. Reversibly modulating the blood-brain barrier by laser stimulation of molecular-targeted nanoparticles. Nano Letters, 2021, 21, 22, 9805–9815. (*co-first author) cover article

L. Talamini*, M. B. Violatto*, Q. Cai*, M. P. Monopoli, K. Kantner, Ž. Krpetić, A. Perez-Potti, J. Cookman, D. Garry, C. P. Silveira, L. Boselli, B. Pelaz, T. Serchi, Sébastien Cambier, A. C. Gutleb, N. Feliu, Y. Yan, M. Salmona, W. J. Parak, K. A. Dawson, Paolo Bigini. Influence of size and shape on the anatomical distribution of endotoxin-free gold nanoparticles. ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 6, 5519–5529. (*co-first author)