*corresponding author, °co-first author 


S. H. Medina*, M. S. Michie, S. E. Miller, M. J. Schnermann, J. P. Schneider*. Fluorous Phase-Directed Peptide Assembly Affords Nano-Peptisomes Capable of Ultrasound-Triggered Cellular Delivery. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2017, 56(38): 11404-11408.

S. H. Medina*, J. P. Schneider*. Chapter 16: Chemical Ligations in the Design of Hydrogel Materials. Chemoselective and Bioorthogonal Ligation Chemistries. Wiley Publishing. 2017. 

Ken Ishikawa°, S. H. Medina°, J. P. Schneider*, Amar J.S. Klar*. Glycan Alteration Imparts Cellular Resistance to a Membrane-Lytic Peptide. Cell Chemical Biology. 2017, 24(2): 149-158. Highlighted in Cell Chemical Biology.



S. H. Medina, S. E. Miller, A. P. Gorka, M. J. Schnermann, J. P. Schneider*. An Intrinsically Disordered Peptide Facilitates Non-Endosomal Cell Entry. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 2016, 55(10): 3369-3372. Selected by Faculty of 1000 Prime

D. J. Smith, G. A. Brat, S. H. Medina, Dedi Tong, Yong Huang, Johanna Grahammer, Georg J Furtmüller, Byoung Chol Oh, Katelyn J Nagy-Smith, Piotr Walczak, Gerald Brandacher*, Joel P Schneider*. A Multi-Phase Transitioning Peptide Hydrogel for Suturing Ultra-Small Vessels. Nature Nanotechnology, 2016, 11(1): 95-102. Highlighted in Science Daily and Phys.Org.



S. H. Medina, J. P. Schneider*. Cancer Cell Surface Induced Peptide Folding Allows Intracellular Translocation of Drug. Journal of Controlled Release, 2015, 209: 317-326.

S. H. Medina°, S. Li°, O. M. Z. Howard, M. Dunlap, A. Trivett, J. J. Oppenheim*, J. P. Schneider*. Enhanced Immunostimulatory Effects of DNA-Encapsulated Peptide Hydrogels. Biomaterials, 2015, 53: 545-553.

C. Micklitsch, S. H. Medina, T. Yucel, K. J. Nagy-Smith, D. J. Pochan, J. P. Schneider*. Influence of hydrophobic face amino acids on the hydrogelation of β-Hairpin Peptide Amphiphiles. Macromolecules, 2015, 48(5): 1281-1288.



S. Biswas, S. H. Medina, J. J. Barchi*. Synthesis and Cell-Selective Antitumor Properties of Amino Acid Conjugated Tumor-Associated Carbohydrate Antigen-Coated Gold Nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Research, 2014, 405: 93-101.

M. C. Giano, Z. Ibrahim, S. H. Medina, K. A. Sarhane, J. M. Christensen, Y. Yamada, G. Brandacher, J. P. Schneider*. Injectable bioadhesive hydrogels with innate antibacterial properties. Nature Communications, 2014, 5: 4095.


Previous Publications

C. J. Wallace°, S. H. Medina°, M. E. H. ElSayed*. Effect of Rhamnolipids on Permeability Across Caco-2 Cell Monolayers. Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, 31(4): 887-894.

S. H. Medina, M. Chevliakov, G. Tiruchinapally, Y. Y. Durmaz, S. P. Kuruvilla, M. E. H. ElSayed. Enzyme-activated nanoconjugates for tunable release of doxorubicin in hepatic cancer cells. Biomaterials, 2013, 34(19): 4655-4666. 

S. H. Medina, G. Tiruchinapally, M. V. Chevliakov, Y. Y. Durmaz, R. N. Stender, W. D. Ensminger, D. S. Shewach, M. E. H. ElSayed. Targeting Hepatic Cancer Cells with PEGylated Dendrimers Displaying N-Acetylgalactosamine and SP94 Peptide LigandsAdvanced Healthcare Materials, 2013, 2(10): 1337-1350. Highlighted in Science Translational Medicine and Medscape.

S. H. Medina, V. Tekumalla, M. V. Chevliakov, D. S. Shewach, W. D. Ensminger, M. E. H. El-Sayed*. N-acetylgalactosamine-functionalized dendrimers as hepatic cancer cell-targeted carriers. Biomaterials, 2011, 32(17): 4118-4129.

S. H. Medina, M. E. H. El-Sayed*. Dendrimers as Carriers for Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents. Chemical Reviews, 2009, 109(7): 3141-3157.

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