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List of peer-reviewed papers published in indexed journals and book chapters

Peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals

  1. C. Gregori-Pla, R.C. Mesquita, C.G. Favilla, D.R. Busch, I. Blanco, P. Zirak, L.K. Frisk, S. Avtzi, F. Maruccia, G. Giacalone, G. Cotta, P. Camps-Renom, M.T. Mullen, J. Martí-Fàbregas, L. Prats-Sánchez, A. Martínez-Domeño, S.E. Kasner, J.H. Greenberg, C. Zhou, B.L. Edlow, M.E. Putt, J.A. Detre, A.G. Yodh, T. Durduran, R. Delgado-Mederos, Blood flow response to orthostatic challenge identifies signatures of the failure of static cerebral autoregulation in patients with cerebrovascular disease, BMC Neurol. 21, 154 (2021). doi:10.1186/s12883-021-02179-8

  2. S. T. Wu, J. A. I. Rubianes Silva, S. L. Novi, N. G. S. R. de Souza, E. J. Forero,  R. C. Mesquita, Accurate image-guided (re)placement of NIRS probes, Comp. Meth. Prog. Biomed. 200, 105844 (2021). doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2020.105844

  3. R. M. Forti, M. Katsurayama, L. Valler, A. F. Quiroga, L. H. Simioni, J. Menko, A. L. E. Falcão, L. M. Li, R. C. Mesquita, Real-Time Monitoring of Neurocritical Patients with Diffuse Optical Spectroscopies, J. Vis. Exp. 165, e61608 (2020). doi:10.3791/61608.

  4. S. L. Novi, E.J. Forero, J.A.I. Rubianes Silva, N.G.S.R. de Souza, G.G. Martins, A. Quiroga, S-T. Wu, R.C. Mesquita, Integration of spatial information increases reproducibility in functional near-infrared spectroscopy, Front. Neurosci. 14, 746 (2020). doi:10.3389/fnins.2020.00746​ 

  5. R. M. Forti, M. Katsurayama, J. Menko, L. Valler, A. Quiroga, A.L.E. Falcão, L.M. Li, R.C. Mesquita, Real-time non-invasive assessment of cerebral hemodynamics with diffuse optical spectroscopies in a neuro intensive care unit: an observational case study, Front. Med. 7, 147 (2020). doi:10.3389/fmed.2020.00147

  6. L.C.D.S. Rein, D.E.D. Siqueira, A.T. Guillaumon, W.M. Avelar, F. Cendes, R.C. Mesquita, Evaluation of the brain hemodynamic response by means of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) monitoring in patients with atherosclerotic carotid disease undergoing endarterectomy, J. Vasc. Bras. 19, e20190027 (2020). doi:10.1590/1677-5449.190027

  7. S..L. Novi, E. Roberts, D. Spagnuolo, B.M. Spilsbury, D.C. Price, C.A. Imbalzano, E.J. Forero, A.G. Yodh, G.M. Tellis, C.M. Tellis, R.C. Mesquita, functional near-infrared spectroscopy for speech protocols: characterization of motion artifacts and guidelines for improving data analysis, Neurophotonics 7(1), 015001 (2020). doi:10.1117/1.NPh.7.1.015001

  8. M.T. Mullen, A.B. Parthasarathy, A. Zandieh, W.B. Baker, R.C. Mesquita, C. Loomis, J. Torres, W. Guo, C.G. Favilla, S.R. Messi, A.G. Yodh, J.A. Detre, S.E. Kasner, Cerebral blood flow response during bolus normal saline infusion after ischemic stroke, J. Stroke Cerebrovasc. Dis. 28(11), 104294 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2019.07.010

  9. J.S. Rodrigues, F.L. Ribeiro, J.R. Sato, R.C. Mesquita, C.E. Biazoli Jr, Identifying individuals using fNIRS-based cortical connectomes, Biomed. Opt. Express 10(6), 2889-2897 (2019). doi:10.1364/BOE.10.002889

  10. C.G. Favilla, R.M. Forti, A. Zamzam, J.A. Detre, M.T. Mullen, A.G. Yodh, S.E. Kasner, D.R. Busch, W.B. Baker, R.C. Mesquita, D. Kung, S.R. Messé, Perfusion Enhancement with Respiratory Impedance after stroke (PERI-Stroke). Neurotherapeutics, epub ahead of print (2019)doi:10.1007/s13311-019-00744-1​

  11. S.R. Oliveira, A.C.C.P. Machado, J.J. Paula, S.L. Novi, R.C. Mesquita, D.M. Miranda, M.C.F. Bouzada, Changes of functional response in sensorimotor cortex of preterm and full-term infants during the first year: an fNIRS study, Early Hum. Dev. 133, 23-28 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.04.007

  12. R.M. Forti, C.G. Favilla, J.M. Cochran, W.B. Baker, J.A. Detre, S.E. Kasner, M.T. Mullen, S.R. Messé, W. Andrew Kofke, R. Balu, D. Kung, B.A. Pukenas, N.I. Sedora-Roman, R.W. Hurst, O.A. Choudhri, R.C. Mesquita, A.G. Yodh, Transcranial optical monitoring of cerebral hemodynamics in acute stroke patients during mechanical thrombectomy, J. Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 28(6), 1483-1494 (2019). doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2019.03.019

  13. R.E. Caceffo, E. Valle, R.C. Mesquita, R. Azevedo, Assessment of predictive power of the Felder & Silverman learning styles model on students' performance in an introductory Physics course, European Journal of Physics Education 10(2), 1-22 (2019). doi:

  14. L. He, W.B. Baker, D. Milej, V.C. Kavuri, R.C. Mesquita, D.R. Busch, K. Abramson, J.Y. Jiang, M. Diop, K. St. Lawrence, O. Amendolia, F. Quattrone, R. Balu, W. Andrew Kofke, A.G. Yodh, Noninvasive continuous optical monitoring of absolute cerebral blood flow in critically ill adults, Neurophotonics 5(4), 045006 (2018). doi:10.1117/1.NPh.5.4.045006

  15. S.R. Oliveira, A.C.C.P. Machado, J.J. Paula, P.H.P. Moraes, M.J.S. Nahin, L.C. Magalhães, S.L. Novi, R.C. Mesquita, D.M. Miranda, M.C.F. Bouzada, Association between hemodynamic activity and motor performance in six-month-old full-term and preterm infants: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study, Neurophotonics 5(1), 011016 (2018). doi:10.1117/1.NPh.5.1.011016

  16. S.L. Novi, W.A.A. Rocha, A.C. Carvalho, G.H. Scavariello, R.M. Forti, A.F. Quiroga, V.R. Oliveira, C.L. Yasuda, R.C. Mesquita, Development of novel methods to investigate the brain at rest, Rev. Bras. Fis. Med. 11(3), 33-37 (2017). doi:10.29384/rbfm.2017.v11.n3.p33

  17. K. G. da Costa, V.S. Rachetti, W.Q.A. Silva, D.A.R. Cabral, D.G.S. Machado, E.C. Costa, R.M. Forti, R.C. Mesquita, H.M. Elsangedy, A.H. Okano, E.B. Fontes, Drug absusers have impaired cerebral oxygenation and cognition during exercise, PLoS ONE 12(11), e0188030 (2017). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0188030

  18. W.Q.A. Silva, E.B. Fontes, R.M. Forti, Z.L. Lima, D.G.S. Machado, A.C. Deslandes, E. Hussey, N. Ward, R.C. Mesquita, A.H. Okano, H.M. Elsangedy, Affect during incremental exercise: the role of inhibitory cognition, autonomic cardiac function, and cerebral oxygenation, PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0186926 (2017). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186926

  19. W.B. Baker, A.B. Parthasarathy, K.P. Gannon, V.C. Kavuri, D.R. Busch, K. Abramson, L. He, R.C. Mesquita, M.T. Mullen, J.A. Detre, J.H. Greenberg, D.J. Licht, R. Balu, W.A. Kofke, A.G. Yodh, Noninvasive optical monitoring of critical closing pressure and arteriole compliance in human subjects, J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab. 37(8), 2691-2705 (2017). doi:10.1177/0271678X17709166 

  20. E.J. Forero, S.L. Novi, W.M. Avelar, C.A. Anjos, J.G. Menko, R.M. Forti, V.R. Oliveira, F. Cendes, R.J.M. Covolan, R.C. Mesquita, Use of near-infrared spectroscopy to probe occlusion severity in patients diagnosed with carotid atherosclerotic disease, Med. Res. Arch. 5(6), 1-22 (2017). doi:10.18103/mra.v5i6.1240 

  21. Y. Shang, Z. Qian, R.C. Mesquita, M. Dehaes, Recent advances in optical spectroscopic and imaging methods for medicine and biology. J. Spectroscopy 2016, 4095790 (2016). doi:10.1155/2016/4095790

  22. S.L. Novi, R.B.M.L. Rodrigues, R.C. Mesquita, Resting state connectivity patterns with near-infrared spectroscopy data of the whole head. Biomed. Opt. Express 7(7), 2524-2537 (2016). doi:10.1364/BOE.7.002524

  23. A.S. Kogler, T.V. Bilfinger, R.M. Galler, R.C. Mesquita, M. Cutrone, S.S. Schenkel, A.G. Yodh, T.F. Floyd, Fiber-optic monitoring of spinal cord hemodynamics in experimental aortic occlusion. Anesthesiology 123, 1362-1373 (2015). doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000000883 

  24. A.J. Majmundar, D.S.M. Lee, N. Skuli, R.C. Mesquita, M.N. Kim, A.G. Yodh, M. Nguyen-McCarty, B. Li, M.C. Simon, HIF modulation of Wnt signaling regulates skeletal myogenesis in vivo. Development 142, 2405-2412 (2015). doi:10.1242/dev.123026

  25. W.B. Baker, A.B. Parthasarathy, T.S. Ko, D.R. Busch, K. Abramson, S.Y. Tzeng, R.C. Mesquita, T. Durduran, J.H. Greenberg, D.K. Kung, A.G. Yodh, Pressure modulation algorithm to separate cerebral hemodynamic signals from extracerebral artifacts, Neurophoton. 2(3), 035004 (2015). doi:10.1117/1.NPh.2.3.035004

  26. M.R. Sanborn, M.E. Edsell, M.N. Kim, R.C. Mesquita, M.E. Putt, C. Imray, H. Yow, M.H. Wilson, A.G. Yodh, M. Grocott, D.S. Martin, Cerebral hemodynamics at altitude: effects of hyperventilation and acclimatization on cerebral blood flow and oxygenation, Wilderness Environ. Med. 26(2), 133-141 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.wem.2014.10.001 

  27. WB Baker, AB Parthasarathy, DR Busch, RC Mesquita, JH Greenberg, AG Yodh, Modified Beer-Lambert law for blood flow, Biomed. Opt. Express 5, 4053-4075 (2014). doi:10.1364/BOE.5.004053 

  28. RC Mesquita, CG Favilla, AG Yodh, JA Detre, Response to letter regarding article, 'Optical bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow in acute ischemic stroke patients during head-of-bed manipulation. Stroke 45, e190-e190 (2014). doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006125 

  29. CG Favilla, RC Mesquita, M Mullen, T Durduran, X Lu, MN Kim, DL Minkoff, SE Kasner, JH Greenberg, AG Yodh, JA Detre, Optical bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow in acute ischemic stroke patients during head-of-bed manipulation, Stroke 45, 1269-1274 (2014). doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.004116

  30. M.N. Kim, B.L. Edlow, T. Durduran, S. Frangos, R.C. Mesquita, J.M. Levine, J.H. Greenberg, A.G. Yodh, J.A. Detre, Continuous Optical Monitoring of Cerebral Hemodynamics During Head-of-Bed Manipulation in Brain-Injured Adults, Neurocrit. Care 20(3), 443-453 (2014). doi:10.1007/s12028-013-9849-7

  31. S.W. Han, R.C. Mesquita, T.M. Busch, M.E. Putt, A Method for Choosing the Smoothing Parameter in a Semi-parametric Model for Detecting Change-points in Blood Flow, J. Applied Statistics, 41(1), 1-20 (2013). doi:10.1080/02664763.2013.830085

  32. ​R.C. Mesquita, A. D'Souza, T.V. Bilfinger, R.M. Galler, A. Emanuel, S.S. Schenkel, A.G. Yodh, T.F. Floyd, Optical Monitoring and Detection of Spinal Cord Ischemia, PLoS ONE 8(12), e83370 (2013). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083370

  33. R.C. Mesquita, O.K. Faseyitan, P.E. Turkeltaub, E.M. Buckley, A. Thomas, M.N. Kim, T. Durduran, J.H. Greenberg, J.A. Detre, A.G. Yodh, R.H. Hamilton, Blood flow and oxygenation changes due to low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the cerebral cortex, J. Biomed. Opt. 18(6), 067006 (2013). doi:10.1117/1.JBO.18.6.067006

  34. R.C. Mesquita, S.S. Schenkel, D.L. Minkoff, X. Lu, C.G. Favilla, P.M. Vora, D.R. Busch, M. Chandra, J.H. Greenberg, J.A. Detre, A.G. Yodh, Influence of probe pressure on the diffuse correlation spectroscopy blood flow signal: extra-cerebral contributions, Biomed. Opt. Express 4(7), 978-994 (2013). doi:10.1364/BOE.4.000978

  35. R.C. Mesquita, M. Putt, M. Chandra, G. Yu, X. Xing, S.W. Han, G. Lech, Y. Shang, T. Durduran, C. Zhou, A.G. Yodh, E.R. Mohler III, Diffuse optical characterization of an exercising patient group with peripheral artery disease, J. Biomed. Opt. 18(5), 057007 (2013).   doi:10.1117/1.JBO.18.5.057007

  36. R.C. Mesquita, S. W. Han, J. Miller, S.S. Schenkel, A. Pole, T.V. Esipova, S.A. Vinogradov, M.E. Putt, A.G. Yodh, T.M. Busch, Tumor blood flow differs between mouse strains: consequences for vasoresponse to photodynamic therapy, PLoS ONE 7(5), e37322 (2012).   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037322

  37. N. Skuli, A.J. Majmundar, B. Krock, R.C. Mesquita, L. Mathew, Z. Quinn, A. Runge, L. Liu, M. Kim, J. Liang, S.S. Schenkel, A.G. Yodh, B. Keith, M. Celeste Simon, Endothelial hypoxia inducible factor-2alpha (HIF-2a) regulates murine pathological angiogenesis and revascularization processes, J. Clin. Invest. 122(4), 1427-1443 (2012). doi: 10.1172/JCI57322,  PMID: 22426208

  38. E.M. Buckley, D. Hance, T. Pawlowski, J.M. Lynch, F.B. Wilson, R.C. Mesquita, T. Durduran, L.K. Diaz, M.E. Putt, D.J. Licht, M.A. Fogel, A.G. Yodh, Validation of diffuse correlation spectroscopic measurements of cerebral blood flow using phase-encoded velocity mapping MRI, J. Biomed. Opt. 17, 037007 (2012). doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.17.3.037007,  PMID: 22502579

  39. A.J. Majmundar, N. Skuli, R.C. Mesquita, M.N. Kim, A.G. Yodh, M. Nguyen-McCarty, M. Celeste Simon, O(2) regulates skeletal muscle progenitor differentiation through phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase/AKT signaling, Mol. Cell. Biol. 32(1), 36-49 (2012). doi: 10.1128/MCB.05857-11,  PMID: 22006022

  40. G.M. Tellis, R.C. Mesquita, A.G. Yodh, Use of diffuse correlation spectroscopy to measure brain blood flow differences during speaking and nonspeaking tasks for fluent speakers and persons who stutter, Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders 21(3), 96-106 (2011). doi: 10.1044/ffd21.3.96

  41. R.C. Mesquita, T. Durduran, G. Yu, E.M. Buckley, M.N. Kim, C. Zhou, R. Choe, U. Sunar, A.G. Yodh, Direct measurement of tissue blood flow & metabolism with diffuse optics, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 369, 4390-4406 (2011). doi: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0232,  PMID: 22006897

  42. R.C. Mesquita, N. Skuli, M.N. Kim, J. Liang, S. Schenkel, A.J. Majmundar, M.C. Simon, A.G. Yodh, Hemodynamic and metabolic diffuse optical monitoring in a mouse model of hindlimb ischemia, Biomed. Opt. Expr. 1(4), 1173-1187 (2010). doi: 10.1364/BOE.1.001173,  PMID: 21258539

  43. R.C. Mesquita, M.A. Franceschini, D.A. Boas, Resting state functional connectivity of the whole head with near-infrared spectroscopy, Biomed. Opt. Expr. 1 (1), 324-336 (2010). doi: 10.1364/BOE.1.000324,  PMID: 21258470

  44. A. Custo, D.A. Boas, D. Tsuzuki, I. Dan, R. Mesquita, B. Fischl, W.E. Grimson, W. Wells, Anatomical atlas-guided diffuse optical tomography of brain activation, NeuroImage 49 (1), 561-567 (2010). doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.07.033,  PMID: 19643185

  45. R.C. Mesquita, T.J. Huppert, D.A. Boas, Exploring neuro-vascular and neuro-metabolic coupling in rat somatosensory cortex, Phys. Med. Biol. 54, 175-185 (2009). doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/54/2/001,  PMID: 19088392

  46. R.C. Mesquita, A.M. Mansanares, E.C. da Silva, P.R. Barja, L.C.M. Miranda, H. Vargas, Open Photoacoustic Cell: applications in plant photosynthesis studies, Instr. Sci. Technol. 34, 33-58 (2006). doi: 10.1080/10739140500373940

  47. R.C. Mesquita, P.R. Barja, E.C. da Silva, A.M. Mansanares, Photoacoustic study of plants exposed to varying light intensity growth conditions: spectral and morphological changes, J. Phys. IV 125, 745-748 (2005). doi: 10.1051/jp4:2005125171

  48. V.L. Silva, R.C. Mesquita, E.C. da Silva, A.M. Mansanares, L.C. Barbosa, Thermal diffusivity and photoacoustic spectroscopy measurements in CdTe quantum dots borosilicate glasses, J. Phys. IV 125, 273-276 (2005). doi: 10.1051/jp4:2005125065

  49. J.N. Ribeiro, R.C. Mesquita, A.V. Flores, J.H. Nicola, E.M.D. Nicola, Terapia Fotodinâmica: uma luz na luta contra o câncer, Physicae 5, Campinas (SP), Brazil, p. 5-15 (2005). doi: 10.5196/physicae.5.2

  50. R.C. Mesquita, E.R. Reis, J.H. Nicola, E.M.D. Nicola, Construction and evaluation of a non-laser optical system for photodynamic process excitation, Acta Cir. Bras. 19 (6), 597-602 (2004). doi: 10.1590/S0102-86502004000600004

Books and book chapters

  1. RC Mesquita, RS Aguiar, Usando a física para iluminar o funcionamento do cérebro, In: Tecla sapiens: Neurociências para todos, vol. 1 (Li Li Min, org.), Curt Nimuendajú, 65-69 (2013).

  2. R.C. Mesquita, A.G. Yodh, Diffuse Optics: fundamentals and tissue applications, In: Proceedings of the International School of Physics ‘Enrico Fermi’ Course CLXXIII “Nano Optics and Atomics: Transport of Light and Matter Waves” (R. Kaiser, D.S. Weirsma, L. Fallini, eds), IOS Press, Amsterdam, 51-74 (2011).

  3. R.C. Mesquita, R.J.M. Covolan, Estudo funcional do cérebro através NIRS e tomografia óptica de difusão, In: Neurociências e Epilepsia, vol. 1 (L.L. Min, P.T. Fernandes, R.J.M. Covolan, F. Cendes, eds), Plêiade, São Paulo, 147-162 (2008).

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