Publications, Lectures & Book Chapters

  • Darzynkiewicz, Z., and Balazs, E. A. (2012). Genome integrity, stem cells and hyaluronan. Aging 4(2), pages 78-88.
  • The Early History of Hyaluronan Research. In History of Hyaluronan Science -Hyaluronan: From Basic Science to Clinical Applications (Balazs, E. A., Hargittai, I., and Hargittai, M., eds.), (2011) PubMatrix, Edgewater, NJ (USA), pages 1-70
  • Balazs, E.A. (2011). Karl Meyer's Contributions to Hyaluronan Sciences. In History of Hyaluronan Science - Hyaluronan: From Basic Science to Clinical Applications (Balazs, E. A., Hargittai, I., and Hargittai, M., eds.), (2011) PubMatrix, Edgewater, NJ (USA), pages 71-111
  • Balazs, E. A., Mitlitski, I., and Heeter, J. (2010). In vitro cell behavior on hyaluronan fluids and gels. In 8th International Conference on Hyaluronan, Kyoto, Japan, June 6-11, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Wilcox-Adelman, S. A., Mitlitski, I., Roulet, M., and Balazs, E. A. (2010). Cell adhesion to hyaluronan gel promotes motility via activation of the transcriptioinal factor Twist. In 8th International Conference on Hyaluronan, Kyoto, Japan, June 6-11, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Balazs, E. A., Gibbs, D. A., and Heeter, J. (2010). Analysis of the polydispersity of hyaluronan. In 8th International Conference on Hyaluronan, Kyoto, Japan, June 6-11, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Band, P. A., Denlinger, J. L., and Balazs, E. A. (2010). Hyaluronan as a therapeutic agent. Poster presented at American Chemical Society (ACS) 239th National Meeting, March 21-25, 2010, San Francisco, CA (USA)
  • Luan, T., Andres, M., Fang, Y., Al-Assaf, S., Phillips, G. O., Zhang, H., and Balazs, E. A. (2010). Molecular characterization of hyaluronan from bacterial and animal sources. In 8th International Conference on Hyaluronan, Kyoto, Japan, June 6-11, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Halicka, H. D., Mitlitski, V., Heeter, J., Balazs, E. A., and Darzynkiewicz, Z. (2009). Attenuation of the oxidative burst-induced DNA damage in human leukocytes by hyaluronan. International J Molecular Med 23(5), pages 695-699
  • Armand, G., and Balazs, E. A. (2009). Ichthyosan in fish eye. Struct Chem 20, pages 337-340.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2009). Therapeutic use of hyaluronan. Struct Chem 20, pages 341-349.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2009). The role of hyaluronan in the structure and function of the biomatrix of connective tissues. Struct Chem 20, pages 233-243.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2009). Introductory remarks. Struct Chem 20, pages 229-232.
  • Hascall, V., and Balazs, E. A. (2009). Karl Meyer - 1890--1990. A Biographical Memoir by Vincent C. Hascall and Endre A. Balazs, Washington, D.C. (US). Biographical Memoirs. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. (US), pages 1-15.
  • Zhao, H., Tanaka, T., Mitlitski, V., Heeter, J., Balazs, E. A., and Darzynkiewicz, Z. (2008). Protective effect of hyaluronate on oxidative DNA damage in WI-38 and A549 cells. Int J Oncol 32, pages 1159-1167.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2008). Hyaluronan as an ophthalmic viscoelastic device. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 9(4), pages 236-238.
  • Balazs, E. A., and Band, P. A. (2008). Therapeutic use of hyaluronan-based products. In Carbohydrate Chemistry, Biology and Medical Applications (Eds. Garg, H. G., Cowman, M. K. , and Hales, C. A.), Elsevier, Ltd., Amsterdam (The Netherlands), pages 311-332.
  • Spagnoli, C., Korniakov, A., Ulman, A., Balazs, E. A., Lyubchenko, Y. L., and Cowman, M. K. (2005). Hyaluronan conformations on surfaces: effect of surface charge and hydrophobicity. Carbohydr Res 340, pages 929-941.
  • Cowman, M. K., Spagnoli, C., Kudasheva, D., Li, M., Dyal, A., Kanai, S., and Balazs, E. A. (2005). Extended, Relaxed, and Condensed Conformations of Hyaluronan Observed by Atomic Force Microscopy. Biophys J 88, pages 590-602.
  • Balazs, E. A., Eliezer, I. K., Denlinger, B. L., Mitlitski, V., and Whetstone, J. L. (2005). Cell assembly on hyaluronan and hylan matrices. In Hyaluronan: Structure, Metabolism, Biological Activities, Therapeutic Applications (Eds. Balazs, E. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Matrix Biology Institute, Edgewater, NJ 07020 (USA) Volume II, pages 797-802.
  • Cowman, M. K., Spagnoli, C., Kudasheva, D. S., Matsuoka, S., and Balazs, E. A. (2005). Influence of environment on hyaluronan shape. In Hyaluronan: Structure, Metabolism, Biological Activities, Therapeutic Applications (Eds. Balazs, E. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Matrix Biology Institute, Edgewater, NJ (USA) Volume I, pages 79-87.
  • Band, P. A., Eliezer, I. K., Mitlitski, V., and Balazs, E. A. (2005). Hyaluronan uptake and intracellular localization using different binding protocols. In Hyaluronan: Structure, Metabolism, Biological Activities, Therapeutic Applications (Eds. Balazs, E. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Matrix Biology Institute, Edgewater, NJ (USA) Volume II, pages 619-624.
  • Gomis, A., De la Peña, E., Balazs, E. A., Schmidt, R. F., and Belmonte, C. (2005). Hyaluronan derivatives and joint pain. In Hyaluronan: Structure, Metabolism, Biological Activities, Therapeutic Applications (Eds. Balazs, E. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Matrix Biology Institute, Edgewater, NJ 07020 (USA) Volume II, pages 503-507.
  • Gomis, A., Pawlak, M., Balazs, E. A., Schmidt, R. F., and Belmonte, C. (2004). Effects of different molecular weight elastoviscous hyaluronan solutions on articular nociceptive afferents. Arthr. and Rheum 50, pages 314-326.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2004). Viscoelastic properties of hyaluronan and its therapeutic use. In Chemistry and Biology of Hyaluronan (Eds. Garg, H. G. , and Hales, C. A.), Elsevier Ltd., Amsterdam, pages 415-455.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2004). Viscosupplementation for treatment of osteoarthritis: From initial discovery to current status and results. Surgical Technology International 12, pages 278-289.
  • Balazs, E.A. (2003). Analgesic effect of elastoviscous HA solutions and the treatment of arthritic pain. Cells Tissues Organs 174(1-2), pages 49-62.
  • Haider, A., Grabarek, J., Eng, J., Pedraza, P., Ferreri, N., Balazs, E. A., and Darzynkiewicz, Z. (2003). In vitro model of "wound healing" analyzed by laser scanning cytometry: Accelerated healing of epithelial cell monolayers in the presence of hyaluronate. Cytometry 53A, pages 1-8.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2003). Analgesic effect of elastoviscous hyaluronan solutions and the treatment of arthritic pain. Cells, Tissues, Organs 174, 49-62
  • Armand, G., Fan, K., and Balazs, E. A. (2002). The heat dependence of hyaluronan conformation. In Hyaluronan Chemical, Biochemical and Biological Aspects (Eds. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, Volume I, pages 99-102.
  • Balazs, E. A., Larsen, N. E., Leshchiner, E. A., Boney, J. D., Mitlitski, V., Parent, E. G., and Whetstone, J. L. (2002). Dry film made of hylan to prevent adhesion between two healing tissue surfaces. In Hyaluronan Biomedical, Medical and Clinical Aspects (Eds. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, Volume 2, pages 7-12.
  • Balazs, E. A., Eliezer, I. K., Dennebaum, R. A., Larsen, N. E., and Whetstone, J. L. (2002). Cell attachment and growth on solid hyaluronan (hylan B gel). In Hyaluronan Biomedical, Medical and Clinical Aspects (Eds. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A., and Hascall, V. C.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, Volume 2, pages 33-38.
  • Balazs, E. A., and Weiss, C. (2002). Elastoviscous hyaluronan in the synovium in health and disease. In The Many Faces of Osteoarthritis (Eds. Hascall, V. C. , and Kuettner, K. E.), Birkhäuser, Basel, Switzerland, pages 189-206.
  • Hoefling, J. M., Cowman, M. K., Matsuoka, S., and Balazs, E. A. (2002). Temperature effect on the dynamic rheological characteristics of hyaluronan, hylan A and Synvisc. In Hyaluronan Biomedical, Medical and Clinical Aspects (Eds. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, Volume 1, pages 103-108.
  • Hoefling, J. M., Matsuoka, S., and Balazs, E. A. (2002). Rheological creep experiments utilizing mixtures of 1% hylan A solution and 0.5% hylan B gel slurry. In Hyaluronan Chemical, Biochemical and Biological Aspects (Eds. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A. , and Hascall, V. C.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK, Volume 1, pages 195-200.
  • Armand, G., Fan, K., and Balazs, E. A. (2002). The heat dependence of hyaluronan conformation. In Hyaluronan (Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O., Williams, P. A., and Hascall, V. C., eds.), Woodhead, Cambridge, UK Volume 1, pages 99-102.
  • Balazs, E. A. (2000). Why hyaluronan has so many biological activities. In New Frontiers in Medical Sciences: Redefining Hyaluronan (Proceedings of the Symposium held in Padua, Italy, 17-19 June 1999) (Abatangelo, G. and Weigel, P., eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, pages 3-10.
  • Cowman, M.K., Li, M., Dyal, A., and Balazs, E. A. (2000). Tapping mode atomic force microscopy of the hyaluronan derivative, hylan A. Carbohydrate Polymers 41, pages 229-235.