Publications

17. Stevenson, M. J., Heffern, M. C.* Sounding out dysfunctional oxygen metabolism: a small-molecule probe for photoacoustic imaging of hypoxia. Biochemistry, 2018, 57, 893-894.

16. Heffern, M. C.* Diversifying the Glowing Bioluminesnescent Toolbox. ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3, 1234-1236.

15. Aron, A. T.,Heffern, M. C.,Lonergan, Z. R,Vander Wal, M. N., Baker, B. R.,Spangler, B., Zhang, Y., Park, H., Stahl, A., Renslo, A. R., Skaar, E. P., Chang, C. J. In vivo bioluminescence imaging of labile iron accumulation in a murine model of Acinetobacter baumannii infection. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2017, 114, 12669-12674.

14. Heffern, M.C., Park, H., Au-Yeung, H., Van de Bittner, G. C., Ackerman C. M.; Stahl, A., Chang, C. J. In vivo bioluminescence reveals copper deficiency in a murine model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2016, 113, 14219-14224. ( Denotes equal contribution).

13. Heffern, M.C., Reichova, V., Coomes, J. L., Harney, A. S., Bajema, E.; Meade, T. J. Tuning Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Complexes as Activated Protein Inhibitors. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 18, 9066-74. ( Denotes equal contribution)

12. Heffern, M. C., Velasco, P. T., Matosziuk, L. M., Coomes, J. L., Karras, C., Eckermann, A. L., Klein, W. B., Meade, T. J. Modulation of Amyloid-β Oligomerization by Co(III) Schiff Base Complexes. ChemBioChem, 2014, 15, 1584-1589.

11. Heffern, M. C., Matosziuk, L. M., Meade, T. J. Lanthanide Probes for Bioresponsive Imaging. Chem. Rev., 2014, 114, 4496-4539. (Denotes equal contribution).

10. Heffern, M. C.; Kurutz, J.; Meade, T. J. Spectroscopic Elucidation of the Inhibitory Mechanism of Cys2His2 Zinc Finger Transcription Factors by Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Complexes. Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 17043-17053.

9. Heffern, M. C.; Yamamoto, N.; Holbrook, R. J.; Eckermann, A. E.; Meade, T. J. Cobalt Complexes as Promising Therapeutic Agents. Curr. Opin. Chem Biol. 2013, 17, 189-196.

8. Matosziuk, L.M.; Leibowitz, J. H.; Heffern, M. C.; Macrenaris, K. W.; Ratner, M. A.; Meade, T. J. Structural Optimization of Zn(II) Activated MR Imaging Probes. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 12250-12261.

7. Manus, L. M.; Holbrook, R. J.; Atesin, T. A.; Heffern, M. C.; Harney, A. S.; Eckermann, A. E.; Meade, T. J. Axial Ligand exchange of N-heterocyclic Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Complexes: Molecular Structure and NMR Solution Dynamics. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 1069-1076.

6. Matosziuk, L. M.; Holbrook, R. J.; Manus, L. M.; Heffern, M. C.; Ratner, M. A.; Meade, T. J. Rational Design of [Co(acacen)L2]+ Inhibitors of Biological Activity. Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 4002-12.

5. Velasco, P. T.; Heffern, M. C.; Sebollela, A.; Popova, I. A.; Lacor, P. N.; Lee, K. B.; Zun, X.; Tiano, B. N.; Viola, K. L.; Eckermann, A. L.; Meade, T. J; Klein, W. L. Synapse-Binding Subpopulations of Aβ Oligomers Sensitive to Peptide Assembly Blockers and scFv Antibodies. ACS Chem. Neurosci., 2012, 3, 972-981.

4. Hurtado, R.; Harney, A. S.; Heffern, M. C.; Holbrook, R. J.; Holmgren, R.; Meade, T. J. Specific inhibition of the transcription factor Ci by a Cobalt(III)-Schiff base-DNA conjugate. Mol. Pharm., 2012, 9, 325-333.

3. Beier, C. W.; Cuevas, M. A.*; Brutchey, R. L. Low-Temperature Synthesis of Solid-Solution BaxSr1-xTiO3 Nanocrystals. J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 5074-5079.

2. Beier, C. W.; Cuevas, M. A.*; Brutchey, R. L. Effect of Surface Modification on the Dielectric Properties of BaTiO3 Nanocrystals. Langmuir, 2010, 26, 5067-5071.

1. Beier, C. W.; Cuevas, M. A.*; Brutchey, R. L. Room-Temperature Synthetic Pathways to Barium Titanate Nanocrystals. Small, 2008, 4, 2102-2106.