1. Farnsworth, N.L., Piscopio, R., Schleicher, W.E., Ramirez, D.G., Miranda, J.G., Benninger, R.K.P. (2022). Modulation of Gap Junction Coupling within the Islet of Langerhans During the Development of Type 1 Diabetes. Accepted for publication in Frontiers in Physiology.
  2. St. Clair, J.R., Westacott, M.J., Farnsworth, N.L., Kravets, V. Schleicher, W.E., Miranda, J., Heintz, A., Ludin, N.W.F., Benninger, R.K.P. (2020). Restoring Connexin-36 Function in Diabetogenic Environments Precludes Mouse and Human Islet Dysfunction. bioRxiv, doi:
  3. Corezola do Amaral, M.E., Kravets, V., Dwulet, J.M., Farnsworth, N.L., Piscopio, R., Schleicher, W.E., Miranda, J.G., Benninger, R.K.P. (2020). Caloric restriction recovers impaired β-cell-β-cell gap junction coupling, calcium oscillation coordination, and insulin secretion in prediabetic mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 319(4):E709-E720.
  4. Farnsworth, N.L.*, Walter, R.*, Piscopio, R., Benninger, R.K.P. (2019). Exendin-4 Overcomes Cytokine-Induced Decreases in Electrical Coupling via PKA and EPAC2 Activation in Mouse and Human Islets. J Physiol, 597(2):431-437.* Indicates co-first authors.
  5. Pena, B., Maldonado, M., Bonham, A.J., Aguado, B.A., Dominguez-Alfaro, A., Laughter, M., Rowland, T., Bardill, J., Farnsworth, N.L., Alegret Ramon, N., Taylor, M.R.G., Anseth, K.S., Prato, M., Shandas, R., McKinsey, T.A., Park, D., Mestroni, L. (2019). Gold Nanoparticle-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel for Tissue Engineering Applications. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 11(20):18671-18680.
  6. Pena, B., Bosi, S., Aquado, B.A., Borin, D., Farnsworth, N.L., Dobrinskikh, E., Rowland, T.J., Martinelli, V., Jeong, M., Taylor, M.R.G., Long, C.S., Shandas, R., Sbaizero, O., Prato, M., Anseth, K.S., Park, D., Mestroni, L. (2017). Injectable Carbon Nanotube-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel Promotes Cardiomyocytes Survival and Maturation. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 9(47): 31645-31656.
  7. Westacott, M.J.*, Farnsworth, N.*, St. Clair, J., Poffenberger, G., Heintz, A., Powers, A.C., Benninger R.K.P. (2017). Age-dependent decline in the coordinated [Ca2+] and insulin secretory response in human pancreatic islets. Diabetes, 66(9):2436-2445.*Co-first authors.
  8. Farnsworth, N.L., Hemmati, A., Westacott, M.J., Walter, R. L., Benninger, R.K.P. (2015). Low Level Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Decrease Connexin36 Gap Junction Coupling in Mouse and Human Islets through Nitric Oxide-mediated Protein Kinase Cδ. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291:3184-3196.
  9. Farnsworth, N.L., Hemmati, A., Pozzoli, M., Benninger, R.K.P. (2014). Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching reveals regulation and distribution of connexin36 gap junction coupling within mouse islets of Langerhans. Journal of Physiology, 592(Pt 20):4431-4446.
  10. Farnsworth, N.L., Benninger, R.K.P. (2014). New insights into the role of connexins in pancreatic islet function and diabetes. FEBS Letters, 588(8):1278-87.
  11. Farnsworth N.L., Mead B.E., Antunez L.R., Palmer A.E., Bryant S.J. (2014). Ionic osmolytes and intracellular calcium regulate tissue production in chondrocytes cultured in a 3D charged hydrogel. Matrix Biology, 40:17-26.
  12. Farnsworth, N. L., Antunez, L., Bryant, S.J. (2013). Dynamic Compressive Loading Differentially Regulates Chondrocyte Anabolic and Catabolic Activity with Age. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 110(7):2046-57. PMID: 2340422
  13. Farnsworth, N., Antunez, L., Bryant, S.J. (2012). Influence of Chondrocyte Maturation on Acute Response to Impact Injury in PEG Hydrogels. Journal of Biomechanics 45(15):2556-2563.
  14. Farnsworth, N., Bensard, C., Bryant, S.J. (2012). The Role of the PCM in Reducing Oxidative Stress Induced by Radical Initiated Photoencapsulation in Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 20(11):1326-1335.
  15. Xing, Z., Bishop, N., Leister, K., Li, Z.J. (2010). Modeling kinetics of a large-scale fed-batch CHO cell culture by Markov chain Monte Carlo method. Biotechnology Progress 26(1):208-219.
  16. Villanueva, I., Bishop, N., Bryant, S.J. (2009). Medium osmolarity and pericellular matrix development improves chondrocyte survival when photoencapsulated in poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels at low densities. Tissue Engineering: Part A 15(10):3037-3047.
  17. Raghuveer, M.S., Agrawal, S., Bishop, N., Ramanath, G. (2006). Microwave-Assisted Single-Step Functionalization and in Situ Derivatization of Carbon Nanotubes with Gold Nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials 18(6):1390-1393.