2006 – 2010

Research papers

  • Baruch, L. & Machluf, M. Alginate-chitosan complex coacervation for cell encapsulation: effect on mechanical properties and on long-term viability. Biopolymers 82, 570-579 (2006).
  • Duvshani-Eshet, M., Adam, D. & Machluf, M. The effects of albumin-coated microbubbles in DNA delivery mediated by therapeutic ultrasound. Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society 112, 156-166 (2006).
  • Duvshani-Eshet, M., Baruch, L., Kesselman, E., Shimoni, E. & Machluf, M. Therapeutic ultrasound-mediated DNA to cell and nucleus: bioeffects revealed by confocal and atomic force microscopy. Gene therapy 13, 163-172 (2006).
  • Duvshani-Eshet, M., Benny, O., Morgenstern, A. & Machluf, M. Therapeutic ultrasound facilitates antiangiogenic gene delivery and inhibits prostate tumor growth. Molecular cancer therapeutics 6, 2371-2382 (2007).
  • Duvshani-Eshet, M. & Machluf, M. Efficient transfection of tumors facilitated by long-term therapeutic ultrasound in combination with contrast agent: from in vitro to in vivo setting. Cancer gene therapy 14, 306-315 (2007).
  • Gvili, K., Benny, O., Danino, D. & Machluf, M. Poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide acid) nanoparticles for DNA delivery: waiving preparation complexity and increasing efficiency. Biopolymers 85, 379-391 (2007).
  • Mandel, S.A., Amit, T., Machluf, M. & Youdim, M.B.H. Nanoparticles: a step forward for iron chelation in the brain. Future Neurology 2, 265-269 (2007).
  • Benny, O., Kim, S.K., Gvili, K., Radzishevsky, I.S., Mor, A., Verduzco, L., Menon, L.G., Black, P.M., Machluf, M. & Carroll, R.S. In vivo fate and therapeutic efficacy of PF-4/CTF microspheres in an orthotopic human glioblastoma model. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 22, 488-499 (2008).
  • Duvshani-Eshet, M., Keren, H., Oz, S., Radzishevsky, I.S., Mor, A. & Machluf, M. Effect of peptides bearing nuclear localization signals on therapeutic ultrasound mediated gene delivery. The journal of gene medicine 10, 1150-1159 (2008).
  • Souli, E., Machluf, M., Morgenstern, A., Sabo, E. & Yannai, S. Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) exhibits inhibitory and preventive effects on prostate tumors in mice. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46, 863-870 (2008).
  • Baruch, L., Benny, O., Gilert, A., Ukobnik, M., Ben Itzhak, O. & Machluf, M. Alginate-PLL cell encapsulation system Co-entrapping PLGA-microspheres for the continuous release of anti-inflammatory drugs. Biomedical microdevices 11, 1103-1113 (2009).
  • Benny, O., Menon, L.G., Ariel, G., Goren, E., Kim, S.K., Stewman, C., Black, P.M., Carroll, R.S. & Machluf, M. Local delivery of poly lactic-co-glycolic acid microspheres containing imatinib mesylate inhibits intracranial xenograft glioma growth. Clinical cancer research: an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 15, 1222-1231 (2009).
  • Naor, S., Keren, Z., Bronshtein, T., Goren, E., Machluf, M. & Melamed, D. Development of ALS-like disease in SOD-1 mice deficient of B lymphocytes. Journal of neurology 256, 1228-1235 (2009).
  • Arai, T., Benny, O., Joki, T., Menon, L.G., Machluf, M., Abe, T., Carroll, R.S. & Black, P.M. Novel local drug delivery system using thermoreversible gel in combination with polymeric microspheres or liposomes. Anticancer research 30, 1057-1064 (2010).
  • Eitan, Y., Sarig, U., Dahan, N. & Machluf, M. Acellular cardiac extracellular matrix as a scaffold for tissue engineering: in vitro cell support, remodeling, and biocompatibility. Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods 16, 671-683 (2010).
  • Goren, A., Dahan, N., Goren, E., Baruch, L. & Machluf, M. Encapsulated human mesenchymal stem cells: a unique hypoimmunogenic platform for long-term cellular therapy. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 24, 22-31 (2010).

Review papers

  • Gilert, A. & Machluf, M. Nano to micro delivery systems: targeting angiogenesis in brain tumors. Journal of angiogenesis research 2, 20 (2010).


  • Machluf, M.; Goren, A., ENCAPSULATED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS AND USES THEREOF. In EP Patent 2,176,400: 2010.