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  1. Abdalrahman T, Franz T. Analytical modeling of the mechanics of early invasion of a merozoite into a human erythrocyte. J Biol Phys, 2017, DOI 10.1007/s10867-017-9463-6 [online]
  2. Abdalrahman T, Dubuis L, Green J, Davies NH, Franz T. Cellular mechanosensitivity to substrate stiffness decreases with increasing dissimilarity to cell stiffness. Biomech Model Mechanobiol, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10237-017-0938-y [online]
  3. De Jager K, Chimhundu C, Saidi, T, Douglas TS. The medical device development landscape in South Africa: Institutions, sectors and collaboration. S Afr J Sci, 2017, 113 (5/6), 1-8 [online]
  4. Douglas TS, Haile DA, Atwine D, Karanja Y, Madete J, Osuntoki A, Rushdi M, Ahluwalia A. Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies across africa. S Afr J Sci, 2017, 113 (7/8), 1-2 [online]
  5. Fan J, Taylor PA, Jacobson SW, Molteno CD, Gohel S, Biswal BB, Jacobson JL, Meintjes EM. Localized reductions in resting-state functional connectivity in children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Hum Brain Mapp, 2017, 38(10), 5217-33 [online]
  6. Gerhold MM, Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM, Andrew CM. An ERP study of response inhibition in the auditory domain in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2017, 41 (1), 96-106 [online]
  7. Holmes MJ, Robertson FC, Little F, Randall SR, Cotton MF, van der Kouwe AJW, Laughton B, Meintjes EM. Longitudinal increases of brain metabolite levels in 5-10 year old children. PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(7), e0180973 [online]
  8. Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL. Cardiac orienting response as an early indicator of impairment in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2017, 41 (2), 262-5 [online]
  9. Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Warton CMR, Wintermark P, Hoyme HE, De Jong G, Taylor P, Warton F, Lindinger NM, Carter RC, Dodge NC, Grant E, Warfield SK, Zöllei L, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure is related to smaller corpus callosum in newborn MRI scans. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2017, 41(5), 965-75 [online]
  10. Jankiewicz M, Holmes MJ, Taylor PA, Cotton MF, Laughton B, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. White matter abnormalities in children with HIV infection and exposure. Front Neuroanat, 2017, 11(88), 1-9 [online]
  11. Kodali VN, Jacobson JL, Lindinger NM, Dodge NC, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM, Jacobson SW. Differential recruitment of brain regions during response inhibition in children prenatally exposed to alcohol. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 2017, 41 (2) 334-44 [online]
  12. Padia K, Douglas T, Cairncross L, Baasch R, Vaughan C. Detecting Breast Cancer with a Dual-Modality Device. Diagnostics, 2017, 7(1), 17 [online]
  13. Ploss B, Douglas TS, Glucksberg M, Kaufmann EE, Malkin RA,  McGrath J, Mkandawire T, Oden M, Osuntoki A, Rollins A, Sienko K, Ssekitoleko R, Reichert W. Part II: U.S.—Sub-Saharan Africa Educational Partnerships for Medical Device Design, Ann Biomed Eng, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-017-1898-1 [online]
  14. Saidi T, Douglas T. Nanotechnology in South Africa – challenges in evaluating the impact on development. S Afr J Sci, 2017, 113, 1-2 [online]
  15. Saidi T, Douglas TS. The sociology of space as a catalyst for innovation in the health sector. Social Science & Medicine, 2017, 180:36-44 [online]
  16. Saidi T, Salie F, Douglas TS. Towards understanding the drivers of policy change: a case study of infection control policies for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in South Africa. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2017, 15 (1), 41-52 [online]
  17. Saleh MG, Near J, Alhamud A, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Effects of tissue and gender on macromolecule suppressed gamma-aminobutyric acid. Int J Imaging Syst Technol, 2017, 27(2), 144-52 [online]
  18. van Niekerk A, van der Kouwe A, Meintjes E. A method for measuring orientation within a magnetic resonance imaging scanner using gravity and the static magnetic field (vectorient). IEEE Trans Med Imaging, 2017, 36(5), 1129-39 [online]


  1. Ackermann C, Andronikou S, Saleh MG, Laughton B, Alhamud AA, van der Kouwe A, Kidd M, Cotton MF, Meintjes EM. Early antiretroviral therapy in hiv-infected children is associated with diffuse white matter structural abnormality and corpus callosum sparing. Am J Neuroradiol, 2016, 37(12), 2363-9 [online]
  2. Alhamud A, Taylor PA, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Real-time measurement and correction of both b0 changes and subject motion in diffusion tensor imaging using a double volumetric navigated (dvnav) sequence. Neuroimage, 2016, 126, 60-71 [online]
  3. Bogaers AEJ, Kok S, Reddy BD, Franz T. An evaluation of quasi-Newton methods for application to FSI problems involving free surface flow and solid body contact. Comput Struct, 2016, 173, 71-83 [online]
  4. Carter RC, Wainwright H, Molteno CD, Georgieff MK, Dodge NC, Warton F, Meintjes EM, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. Alcohol, methamphetamine, and marijuana exposure have distinct effects on the human placenta. ACER, 2016, 40(4), 753-64 [online]
  5. Carter RC, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Dodge NC, Meintjes EM, Jacobson SW. Fetal alcohol growth restriction and cognitive impairment. Pediatrics, 2016, 138(2), e20160775 [online]
  6. Chimhundu C, De Jager K, Douglas TS. Focus areas of cardiovascular medical device research in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 2016, 106(1), 55-6 [online]
  7. Chimhundu C, Smit J, Sivarasu S, Douglas, TS. Femoral neck anteversion measurement using x-ray stereophotogrammetry. Medical Engineering & Physics 2016, 38(2), 187-91 [online]
  8. Dey R, Patnaik S, Steiner S, Sivarasu S. Low-cost three-dimensional printed surgical drill-guiding device for MPFL reconstruction (pat-rig)1. J Med Device, 2016, 10(2), 020914-7 [online]
  9. Fan J, Jacobson SW, Taylor PA, Molteno CD, Dodge NC, Stanton ME, Jacobson JL, Meintjes EM. White matter deficits mediate effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on cognitive development in childhood. Hum Brain Mapp, 2016, 37(8):2943-58 [online]
  10. Findlay M, Heckmann JM, Sivarasu S. Three-dimensional printed patient specific ptosis crutches as a nonsurgical solution for elevating upper eyelids in myasthenia gravis patients1. J Med Device, 2016, 10(2), 020929-32 [online]
  11. Fortuin J, Salie F, Abdullahi LH, Douglas TS. The impact of mhealth interventions on health systems: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 2016, 5(1), 200-6 [online]
  12. Gray J, Aginsky KD, Derman W, Vaughan CL, Hodges PW. Symmetry, not asymmetry, of abdominal muscle morphology is associated with low back pain in cricket fast bowlers. J Sci Med Sport, 2016, 19(3), 222-6 [online]
  13. Harley YX, Huysamen E, Hlungwani C, Douglas T. Does the dhet research output subsidy model penalise high-citation publication? A case study. S Afr J Sci, 2016, 112, 1-3 [online]
  14. Ipser JC, Uhlmann A, Taylor P, Harvey BH, Wilson D, Stein DJ. Distinct intrinsic functional brain network abnormalities in methamphetamine-dependent patients with and without a history of psychosis. Addict Biol, 2016, DOI: 10.1111/adb.12478 [online]
  15. Kulkarni M, Dendere R, Nicolls F, Douglas TS. Monte-carlo simulation of a slot-scanning digital mammography system for tomosynthesis. J Xray Sci Technol, 2016, 24(2), 191-206 [online]
  16. Kulkarni M, Dendere R, Nicolls F, Steiner S, Douglas TS. Monte-Carlo simulation of a slot-scanning X-ray imaging system. Physica Medica 2016, 32(1), 284-9 [online]
  17. Lauro PM, Vanegas-Arroyave N, Huang L, Taylor PA, Zaghloul KA, Lungu C, Saad ZS, Horovitz SG. Dbsproc: An open source process for dbs electrode localization and tractographic analysis. Hum Brain Mapp, 2016, 37(1), 422-33 [online]
  18. Lewis CE, Thomas KGF, Molteno CD, Kliegel M, Meintjes EM, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. Prospective memory impairment in children with prenatal alcohol exposure. ACER, 2016, 40(5), 969-78 [online]
  19. Leyva-Mendivil MF, Lengiewicz J, Page A, Bressloff NW, Limbert G. Skin microstructure is a key contributor to its friction behaviour. Tribol Lett, 2016, 65(1), 1-12 [online]
  20. Limbert G, Omar R, Krynauw H, Bezuidenhout D, Franz T. The anisotropic mechanical behaviour of electro-spun biodegradable polymer scaffolds. Experimental characterisation and constitutive formulation. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 2016, 53, 21-39 [online]
  21. Lindinger N, Malcolm-Smith S, Dodge N, Molteno C, Thomas K, Meintjes E, Jacobson J, Jacobson S. Theory of Mind in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. ACER, 2016, 40(2), 367-76 [online]
  22. Mbugua KK, Holmes MJ, Cotton MF, Ratai E-M, Little F, Hess AT, Dobbels E, Van der Kouwe AJW, Laughton B, Meintjes EM. HIV-associated CD4/8 depletion in infancy is associated with neurometabolic reductions in the basal ganglia at age 5 years despite early antiretroviral therapy. AIDS, 2016,30(9), 1353-62 [online]
  23. McBride A, Bargmann S, Pond D, Limbert G. Thermoelastic modelling of the skin at finite deformations. J Therm Biol, 2016, 62, Part B, 201-9 [online]
  24. Narayanan PL, Warton C, Boonazier N, Molteno CD, Joseph J, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW, Zöllei L, Meintjes EM. Improved segmentation of cerebellar structures in children. J Neurosci Methods, 2016, 262, 1-13 [online]
  25. Ngoepe MN, Ventikos Y. Computational modelling of clot development in patient-specific cerebral aneurysm cases. J Thromb Haemost, 2016, 14(2), 262-72 [online]
  26. Paul SK, Vijayakumar R, Mathew TL, Sivarasu S. Finite element model based evaluation of tissue stress variations to fabricate corrective orthosis in anesthetic feet with neutral subtalar joint. Prosthet Orthot Int, doi: 10.1177/0309364616631344 [online]
  27. Quail G, Fagan JJ, Raynham O, Krynauw H, John LR, Carrara H. Effect of cloth stoma covers on tracheal climate of laryngectomy patients. Head Neck, 2016, 38 Suppl 1, E480-7 [online]
  28. Reed JL, Walker ZJ, Basu D, Allen V, Nicol MP, Kelso DM, McFall SM. Highly sensitive sequence specific qpcr detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory specimens. Tuberculosis, 2016, 101, 114-24 [online]
  29. Robertson FC, Narr KL, Molteno CD, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW, Meintjes EM. Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with regionally thinner cortex during the preadolescent period. Cereb Cortex, 2016, 26(7), 3083-95 [online]
  30. Sack KL, Baillargeon B, Acevedo-Bolton G, Genet M, Rebelo N, Kuhl E, Klein L, Weiselthaler GM, Burkhoff D, Franz T, Guccione JM. Partial LVAD restores ventricular outputs and normalises LV but not RV stress distributions in the acutely failing heart in silico. Int J Artif Organs, 2016, 36(8), 421-30 [online]
  31. Sack KL, Davies NH, Guccione JM, Franz T. Personalised computational cardiology: Patient-specific modelling in cardiac mechanics and biomaterial injection therapies for myocardial infarction. Heart Fail Rev, 2016, 21(6), 815-26 [online]
  32. Saidi T, Douglas TS. Minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation for the treatment of rheumatic heart disease in developing countries. Expert Rev Med Devices, 2016, 13(10), 979-85 [online]
  33. Saleh MG, Alhamud A, Near J, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Volumetric navigated mega-special for real-time motion and shim corrected gaba editing. NMR Biomed, 2016, 29(3), 248-55 [online]
  34. Saleh MG, Near J, Alhamud A, Robertson F, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Reproducibility of macromolecule suppressed gaba measurement using motion and shim navigated mega-special with lcmodel, jmrui and gannet. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 2016, 29(6), 863-74 [online]
  35. Sirry MS, Butler JR, Patnaik SS, Brazile B, Bertucci R, Claude A, McLaughlin R, Davies NH, Liao J, Franz T. Characterisation of the mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium in the rat under biaxial tension and uniaxial compression. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 2016, 63, 252-64 [online]
  36. Sirry MS, Butler JR, Patnaik SS, Brazile B, Bertucci R, Claude A, McLaughlin R, Davies NH, Liao J, Franz T. Infarcted rat myocardium: data from biaxial tensile and uniaxial compressive testing and analysis of collagen fibre orientation. Data in Brief, 2016, 8, 1338-43 [online]
  37. Taylor PA, Alhamud A, van der Kouwe AJ, Saleh MG, Laughton B, Meintjes EM. Assessing the performance of different DTI motion correction strategies in the presence of EPI distortion correction. Hum Brain Mapp, 2016, 37(12), 4405-24 [online]
  38. Taylor PA, Chen G, Cox RW, Saad ZS. Open environment for multimodal interactive connectivity visualization and analysis. Brain Connect, 2016, 6(2), 109-21 [online]
  39. Uhlmann A, Fouche JP, Koen N, Meintjes EM, Wilson D, Stein DJ. Fronto-temporal alterations and affect regulation in methamphetamine dependence with and without a history of psychosis. Psychiatry Res, 2016, 248, 30-8 [online]
  40. Uhlmann A, Fouche JP, Lederer K, Meintjes EM, Wilson D, Stein DJ. White matter microstructure and impulsivity in methamphetamine dependence with and without a history of psychosis. Hum Brain Mapp, 2016, 37(6), 2055-67 [online]
  41. Vaughan CL, Douglas TS, Said-Hartley Q, Baasch RV, Boonzaier JA, Goemans BC, Harverson J, Mingay MW, Omar S, Smith RV, Venter NC, Wilson HS. Testing a dual-modality system that combines full-field digital mammography and automated breast ultrasound. Clinical Imaging, 2016, 40(3), 498-505 [online]
  42. Voorneveld J, Oosthuysen A, Franz T, Zilla P, Bezuidenhout D. Dual electrospinning with sacrificial fibres for engineered porosity and enhancement of tissue ingrowth. J Biomed Mater Res B, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33695 [online]
  43. William W, de Jager K, John L, Steiner S. X-ray beam-width limiting device1. J Med Device, 2016, 10(2), 020917-8 [online]
  44. Wise P, Davies NH, Kortsmit J, Dubuis L, Chai C-K, Baaijens FPT, Sirry MS, Franz T. Excessive volume of hydrogel injectates may compromise the efficacy for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction. Int J Numer Meth Bio, 2016, 32(12), e02772 [online]
  45. Yuan R, Di X, Taylor PA, Gohel S, Tsai YH, Biswal BB. Functional topography of the thalamocortical system in human. Brain Struct Funct, 2016, 221(4), 1971-84 [online]


  1. Alhamud A, Taylor PA, Laughton B, Hasan KM, van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. Motion artifact reduction in pediatric diffusion tensor imaging using fast prospective correction. J Magn Reson Imaging, 2015, 41(5), 1353-64 [online]
  2. Bogaers AEJ, Kok S, Reddy BD, Franz T. Extending the robustness and efficiency of artificial compressibility for partitioned fluid-structure interactions. Comput Meth Appl Mech Eng, 2015, 283, 1278-95 [online]
  3. Chimhundu C, De Jager K, Douglas TS. Sectoral collaboration networks for cardiovascular medical device development in South Africa. Scientometrics, 2015, 105(3), 1721-41 [online]
  4. Dendere R, Myburgh N, Douglas TS. A review of cell-phone microscopy for disease detection. Journal of Microscopy, 2015, 260(3), 248-59 [online]
  5. Dendere R, Potgieter H, Steiner S, Whiley SP, Douglas TS. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for measurement of phalangeal bone mineral density on a slot-scanning digital radiography system. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2015, 62(12), 2850-9 [online]
  6. du Plessis L, Jacobson SW, Molteno CD, Robertson FC, Peterson BS, Jacobson JL, Meintjes EM. Neural correlates of cerebellar-mediated timing during finger tapping in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2015, 7, 562-70 [online]
  7. Fan J, Meintjes EM, Molteno CD, Spottiswoode BS, Dodge NC, Alhamud AA, Stanton ME, Peterson BS, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. 2015. White matter integrity of the cerebellar peduncles as a mediator of effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on eyeblink conditioning. Human Brain Mapping, 2015, 36(7), 2470-82 (SAMRC top article) [online]
  8. Goedecke J, Keswell D, Weinreich C, Fan J, Hauksson J, Victor H, Utzschneider K, Levitt N, Lambert E, Kahn S, Olsson T. Ethnic differences in hepatic and systemic insulin sensitivity and their associated determinants in obese black and white south african women. Diabetologia, 2015, 58(11), 2647-52 [online]
  9. Klumpers F, Morgan B, Terburg D, Stein DJ, van Honk J. Impaired acquisition of classically conditioned fear-potentiated startle reflexes in humans with focal bilateral basolateral amygdala damage. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 2015, 10(9), 1161-8 [online]
  10. Lewis CE, Thomas KGF, Dodge NC, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. Verbal learning and memory impairment in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2015, 39(4), 724-32 [online]
  11. Leyva-Mendivil MF, Page A, Bressloff NW, Limbert G. A mechanistic insight into the mechanical role of the stratum corneum during stretching and compression of the skin. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 2015, 49, 197-219 [online].
  12. Morris LD, Louw QA, Grimmer KA, Meintjes E. Targeting pain catastrophization in patients with fibromyalgia using virtual reality exposure therapy: A proof-of-concept study. Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2015, 27(11), 3461-7 [online]
  13. Mutsvangwa T, Burdin V, Schwartz C, Roux C. An automated statistical shape model developmental pipeline: application on the human scapula and humerus. IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering, 2015, 62(4), 1098-107 (Featured article) [online]
  14. Pauck RG, Reddy BD. Computational analysis of the radial mechanical performance of plla coronary artery stents. Med Eng Phys, 2015, 37(1), 7-12 [online]
  15. Perks TD, Dendere R, Irving B, Hartley T, Scholtz P, Lawson A, Trauernicht C, Steiner S, Douglas TS. Filtration to reduce paediatric dose for a linear slot-scanning digital x-ray machine. Radiat Prot Dosim, 2015, 167(4), 552-61 [online]
  16. Robertson FC, Narr KL, Molteno CD, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW, Meintjes EM. Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with regionally thinner cortex during the preadolescent period. Cereb Cortex, 2016, 10.1093/cercor/bhv131 [online]
  17. Savaridas T, Wallace RJ, Dawson S, Simpson AH. Effect of ibandronate on bending strength and toughness of rodent cortical bone: Possible implications for fracture prevention. Bone Joint Res, 2015, 4(6), 99-104 [online]
  18. Sirry MS, Davies NH, Kadner K, Dubuis L, Saleh MG, Meintjes EM, Spottiswoode BS, Zilla P, Franz T. Micro-structurally detailed model of a therapeutic hydrogel injectate in a rat biventricular cardiac geometry for computational simulations. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Eng, 2015, 18(3), 325-31 [online]
  19. Taylor PA, Jacobson SW, van der Kouwe AJW, Molteno C, Chen G, Wintermark P, Alhamud A, Jacobson JL, Meintjes EM. A DTI-based tractography study of effects on brain structure associated with prenatal alcohol exposure in newborns. Human Brain Mapping, 2015, 36(1):170-86 [online]
  20. Woods KJ, Meintjes EM, Molteno CD, Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL. Parietal dysfunction during number processing in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2015, 8, 594-605 [online]


  1. Auger DA, Zhong X, Epstein FH, Meintjes EM, Spottiswoode BS. Semi-automated left ventricular segmentation based on a guide point model approach for 3D cine DENSE cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 2014, 16(8), 1-12 [online]
  2. Bogaers AEJ, Kok S, Reddy BD, Franz T. Quasi-Newton methods for implicit black-box FSI coupling. Comput Meth Appl Mech Eng, 2014, 279, 113-32 [online]
  3. Cheng DT, Meintjes EM, Stanton ME, Desmond JE, Pienaar M, Dodge NC, Power JM, Molteno CD, Disterhoft JF, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. 2014. Functional MRI of cerebellar activity during eyeblink classical conditioning in children and adults. Human Brain Mapping 35(4), 1390-403 [online]
  4. Chimhundu C, Smit J, Sivarasu S, Douglas TS. 2014. Inter-landmark measurements from Lodox Statscan images. Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, 8(3), 030908 [online]
  5. Dendere R, Whiley SP, Douglas TS. Computed digital absorptiometry for measurement of phalangeal bone mineral mass on a slot-scanning digital radiography system. Osteoporosis International, 2014, 25(11), 2625-30 [online]
  6. de Gelder B, Terburg D, Morgan B, Hortensius R, Stein DJ, van Honk J. 2014. The role of human basolateral amygdala in ambiguous social threat perception. Cortex 52, 28-34 [online]
  7. De Guio F, Mangin J-F, Rivière D, Perrot M, Molteno CD, Jacobson SW, Meintjes EM, Jacobson JL. 2014. A study of cortical morphology in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Human Brain Mapping 35(5), 2285-96 [online]
  8. De Jager K, Fickling, S, Krishnan, S, Jabbari, M, Learmonth G, Douglas TS. 2014. Automated fluorescence microscope for tuberculosis detection. Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, 8(3), 030943 [online]
  9. Douglas TS. 2014. Additive manufacturing: from implants to organs. South African Medical Journal, 104(6), 408-9 [online].
  10. Du Plessis L, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW, Hess AT, Van der Kouwe A, Avison MJ, Molteno CD, Stanton ME, Stanley JA, Peterson BS, Meintjes EM. 2014. An in vivo 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of the deep cerebellar nuclei in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(5), 1330-8 [online].
  11. Fourie MM, Thomas KGF, Amodio DM, Warton CMR, Meintjes EM. 2014. Neural correlates of experienced moral emotion: An fMRI investigation of emotion in response to prejudice feedback. Social Neuroscience 9(2), 203-18 [online]
  12. Franz T. Does cell mechanics in adipogenesis offer new keys for the prevention and management of obesity? Biophys J, 2014, 106(6), 1231-2 [online]
  13. Franz T. Computational mechanics and electro-mechanics in cardiovascular physiology and disease. Int J Numer Meth Bio,  2014, 30(6), 603-4 [online]
  14. Hess AT, Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Van der Kouwe AJW, Meintjes EM. A comparison of spectral quality in magnetic resonance spectroscopy data acquired with and without a novel EPI-navigated PRESS sequence in school-aged children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Metabolic Brain Disease, 2014, 29(2), 323-32 [online]
  15. Hess AT, Van der Kouwe AJW, Mbugua K, Laughton B, Meintjes EM. Quality of 186 child brain spectra using motion and B0 shim navigated single voxel spectroscopy. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2014, 40(4), 958-65 [online]
  16. Howells FM, Uhlmann A, Temmingh H, Sinclair H, Meintjes E, Wilson D, Stein DJ. 2014. 1H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) in methamphetamine dependence and methamphetamine induced psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 153(1-3), 122-8 [online]
  17. Irving BJ, Goussard P, Andronikou S, Gie R, Douglas TS, Todd-Pokropek A, Taylor P. Computer assisted detection of abnormal airway variation in CT scans related to paediatric tuberculosis. Medical Image Analysis, 2014, 18(7), 963-76 [online]
  18. Joseph J, Warton C, Jacobson SW, Jacobson, JL, Molteno CD, Eicher A, Marais P, Phillips OR, Narr KL, Meintjes EM, 2014. Three-Dimensional surface deformation-based shape analysis of hippocampus and caudate nucleus in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Human Brain Mapping, 35, 659-72 [online]
  19. Legner D, Skatulla S, Mbewu J, Rama RR, Reddy BD, Sansour C, Davies NH, Franz T. Studying the influence of hydrogel injections into the infarcted left ventricle using the element-free Galerkin method. Int J Numer Meth Bio, 2014, 30(3), 416-29 [online]
  20. Meintjes EM, Narr KL, van der Kouwe AJW, Molteno CD, Pirnia T, Gutman B, Woods RP, Thompson PM, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. 2014. A tensor-based morphometry analysis of regional differences in brain volume in Relation to prenatal alcohol exposure. NeuroImage: Clinical 5:152-60 [online]
  21. Nageshwaran S, Rekha V, Sivarasu S. 2014. Design evaluation of an automated bed for early detection and prevention of decubitus ulcers in non ambulatory patients. Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, 8(2), 020925 [online]
  22. Ncube M, Lazarus J, Sivarasu S. 2014. Design of an ureteropyeloscope. Journal of Medical Devices- Transactions of the ASME, 8(2), 020923 [online]
  23. Paul SK, Vijayakumar R, Sivarasu S. Customized insole fabrication for foot deformities in leprosy patients. Journal of Medical Devices: ASME transactions, 2014, 8(2), 020950 [online]
  24. Satish P, Rekha V, Sivarasu S. 2014. Customized Insole fabrication for foot deformities in leprosy patients. Journal of Medical Devices: Transactions of the ASME, 8(2), 020950 [online]
  25. Sivarasu S, Patnaik S. 2014. Novel stress radiography device for measuring knee laxity at various flexion angles - laxmeter. Journal of Medical Devices: ASME transactions, 2014, 8(2), 020938 [online]
  26. Taliep MS, John L. Sport expertise: The role of precise timing of verbal-analytical engagement and the ability to detect visual cues. Perception, 2014, 43(4), 316-32 [online]


  1. Bracher M, Bezuidenhout D, Lutolf MP, Franz T, Sun M, Zilla P, Davies NH. Cell specific ingrowth hydrogels. Biomaterials, 2013, 34(28), 6797-803 [online]
  2. Burger I, Meintjes EM. Elliptical subject-specific model of respiratory motion for cardiac MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2013, 70, 722-31 [online]
  3. Cuzen NL, Andrew C, Thomas KGF, Stein, DJ, Fein G. Absence of P300 reduction in South African treatment-naive adolescents with alcohol dependence. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 2013, 37, 40-8 [online]
  4. Dendere R, Osibote OA, Krishnan S, Douglas TS. Comparison of image fusion and focus function-based techniques for autofocusing in fluorescence microscopy for tuberculosis screening. International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, 2013, 5(2), 177-89 [online]
  5. Divekar NV, John LR. Neurophysiological, behavioural and perceptual differences between wrist flexion and extension related to sensorimotor monitoring as shown by corticomuscular coherence. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2013, 124(1), 136-47 [online]
  6. Diwadkar VA, Meintjes EM, Goradia D, Dodge NC, Warton C, Molteno CD, Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL. Differences in cortico-striatal-cerebellar activation during working memory in syndromal and nonsyndromal children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Human Brain Mapping, 2013, 34(8), 1931-45 [online]
  7. Dortch RD, Moore JE, Li K, Jankiewicz M, Gochberg DF, Gore JC, Smith SA. Quantitative magnetization transfer imaging of human brain at 7T. NeuroImage, 2013, 64, 640-649 [online]
  8. Douglas TS. Contextual innovation and social engagement: From impact factor to impact. South African Journal of Science 2013, 109(3/4), Art. #a010 [online]
  9. Hoare J, Westgarth-Taylor J, Fouche JP, Combrinck M, Spottiswoode B., Stein DJ, Joska JA. Relationship between apolipoprotein E4 genotype and white matter integrity in HIV-positive young adults in South Africa. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2013, 263(3), 189-95 [online]
  10. Ives-Deliperi VL, Butler JT, Meintjes EM. Functional MRI language mapping in pre-surgical epilepsy patients: findings from a series of patients in the Epilepsy Unit at Mediclinic Constantiaberg. South African Medical Journal, 2013, 103(8), 563-7 [online]
  11. Ives-Deliperi VL, Howells F, Stein DJ, Meintjes EM, Horn N. The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in patients with bipolar disorder: A controlled functional MRI investigation. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2013, 150(3), 1152-57 [online]
  12. Jankiewicz M, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Improved encoding pulses for Bloch-Siegert B1+ mapping. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 2013, 226, 79-87 [online]
  13. Kortsmit J, Davies NH, Miller R, Macadangdang JR, Zilla P, Franz T. The effect of hydrogel injection on cardiac function and myocardial mechanics in a computational post-infarction model. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Eng, 2013, 16(11), 1185-95 [online]
  14. Kortsmit J, Davies NH, Miller R, Zilla P, Franz T. Computational predictions of improved wall mechanics and function of the infarcted left ventricle at early and late remodeling stages: Comparison of layered and bulk hydrogel injectates. Adv Biomech Applic, 2013, 1(1), 41-55 [online]
  15. Langerak NG, Vaughan CL, Peter JC, Fieggen AG, Peacock WJ. Long-term outcomes of dorsal rhizotomy. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 2013, 12(6), 664-5 [online]
  16. Langerak NG, Vaughan CL, Peter JC, Fieggen AG, Peacock WJ. Letter to the editor: Long-term outcomes of dorsal rhizotomy. J Neurosurg Pediatr, 2013, 12(6), 664-5 [online]
  17. Meintjes EM, Yesinowski JP, Warren WW Jr. Temperature-dependent 29Si NMR resonance shifts in lightly- and heavily-doped Si:P. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 2013, 55-56, 91-4 [online]
  18. Miller R, Davies NH, Kortsmit J, Zilla P, Franz T. Outcomes of myocardial infarction hydrogel injection therapy in the human left ventricle dependent on injectate distribution. Int J Numer Meth Bio, 2013, 29(8), 870-84 [online]
  19. Moodley L, Franz T, Human P, Wolf MF, Bezuidenhout D, Scherman J, Zilla P. Protective constriction of coronary vein grafts with knitted nitinol. Eur J Cardio-Thorac, 2013, 44(1), 64-71 [online]
  20. Spottiswoode BS, van den Heever DJ, Chang Y, Engelhardt S, du Plessis S, Nicolls F, Hartzenberg HB, Gretschel A. Preoperative three-dimensional model creation of magnetic resonance brain images as a tool to assist neurosurgical planning. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 2013, 91(3), 162-9 [online]
  21. Stull KE, L’Abbé EN, Steiner S. Measuring distortion of skeletal elements in Lodox Scatscan-generated images. Clinical Anatomy, 2013, 26(6), 780-6 [online]
  22. Sung, YH, Carey PD, Stein DJ, Ferrett HL, Spottiswoode BS, Renshaw PF, Yurgelun-Todd DA. Decreased frontal N-acetylaspartate levels in adolescents concurrently using both methamphetamine and marijuana. Behavioural Brain Research, 2013, 246, 154-61 [online]
  23. Suttie M, Foroud T, Wetherill L, Jacobson JL, Molteno, CD, Meintjes EM, Hoyme HE, Khaole N, Robinson LK, Riley EP, Jacobson SW, Hammond P. Facial dysmorphism across the fetal alcohol spectrum. Pediatrics, 2013, 131, E779-88 [online]
  24. Van Honk J, Eisenegger C, Terburg D, Stein DJ, Morgan B. Generous economic investments after basolateral amygdala damage. PNAS, 2013, 110(7), 2506-10 [online]
  25. Weber B, Dijkman PE, Scherman J, Sanders B, Emmert MY, Gruenenfelder J, Verbeek R, Bracher M, Black M, Franz T, Kortsmit J, Modregger P, Peter S, Stampanoni M, Roberta J, Kehl D, van Doeselaar M, Schweiger M, Brokopp CE, Waelchli T, Falk V, Zilla P, Driessen-Mol A, Baaijens FPT, Hoerstrup SP. Off-the-shelf human decellularized tissue-engineered heart valves in a non-human primate model. Biomaterials, 2013, 34(30), 7269-80 [online]


  1. Ahmed F, Spottiswoode BS, Carey PD, Stein DJ, Seedat S. Relationship between neurocognition and regional brain volumes in traumatized adolescents with and without posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuropsychobiology, 2012, 66(3), 174-84 [online]
  2. Alhamud A, Tisdall MD, Hess AT, Hasan KM, Meintjes EM, van der Kouwe AJ. Volumetric navigators for real-time motion correction in diffusion tensor imaging. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2012, 68(4), 1097-108 [online]
  3. Andronikou S., Spottiswoode BS, Tomazos N. A semi-automated method for measuring thickness and white matter integrity of the corpus callosum. South African Journal of Radiology, 2012, 16(4), 130-3 [online]
  4. Auger DA., Zhong X, Epstein FH, Spottiswoode BS. Mapping right ventricular myocardial mechanics using 3D cine DENSE cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 2012, 14(4), 1-9 [online]
  5. Carter RC, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Jiang H, Meintjes EM, Jacobson SW, Duggan C. Effects of Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and iron deficiency anemia on child growth and body composition through age 9 years. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 2012, 36(11), 1973-82 [online]
  6. De Guio F, Jacobson SW, Molteno CD, Jacobson JL, Meintjes EM. Functional magnetic resonance imaging study comparing rhythmic finger tapping in children and adults. Pediatric Neurology, 2012, 46, 94-100 [online]
  7. Douglas TS, Gresak LK, Koen N, Fenton-Muir N, van As AB, Pitcher RD. Measurement of prevertebral cervical soft tissue thickness on lateral digital radiographs. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2012, 32(3), 249-52 [online]
  8. Douglas TS, Fenton-Muir N, Kewana K, Ngema Y, Liebenberg L. Radiological findings at a South African forensic pathology laboratory in cases of sudden unexpected death in infants. South African Journal of Radiology, 2012, 16(1), 4-6 [online]
  9. Douglas TS. Biomedical engineering education for developing countries. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 2012, 31(3), 51-7 [online]
  10. Douglas TS. Is the Master’s degree being neglected in the discourse on postgraduate education? South African Journal of Science, 2012, 108(3/4), Art. #1115 [online]
  11. Douglas TS. Biomedical engineering at UCT – challenges and opportunities, South African Medical Journal 2012, 102(6), 456 [online]
  12. Douglas TS, Gresak LK, Koen N, Fenton-Muir N, van As AB, Pitcher RD. Measurement of prevertebral cervical soft tissue thickness on lateral digital radiographs. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2012, 32(3), 249-52 [online]
  13. Eicher AA, Marais P, Warton C, Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM. A heuristic image search algorithm for active shape model segmentation of the caudate nucleus and hippocampus in brain MR images of children with FASD. South African Computer Journal, 2012, 49, 35-53 [online]
  14. Foroud T, Wetherill L, Vinci-Booher S, Moore ES, Ward RE, Hoyme HE, Robinson LK, Rogers J, Meintjes EM, Molteno CD, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. Relation over time between facial measurements and cognitive outcomes in fetal alcohol-exposed children. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2012, 36(9), 1634-46 [online]
  15. Franz T. Computational and numerical modelling in neuromechanics and biomechanics. Int J Numer Meth Bio, 2012, 28(10), 1001-2 [online, special issue toc]
  16. Franz T, Reddy BD. Numerical studies of problems in biophysics, biomechanics and mechanobiology. Int J Numer Meth Bio, 2012, 28(1), 1-2 [online, special issue toc]
  17. Hemmerich A, van der Merwe W, Batterham M, Vaughan CL. Knee rotational laxity: An investigation of bilateral asymmetry for comparison with the contralateral uninjured knee. Clinical Biomechanics 2012, 27, 607-12 [online]
  18. Hess AT, Andronesi OC, Tisdall MD, Sorensen AG, van der Kouwe AJ, Meintjes EM. Real-time motion and B-0 correction for localized adiabatic selective refocusing (LASER) MRSI using echo planar imaging volumetric navigators. NMR Biomed, 2012, 25, 347-58 [online]
  19. Hoare J, Fouche J-P, Spottiswoode B, Donald K, Philipps N, Bezuidenhout H, Mulligan C, Webster V, Oduro C, Schrieff L, Paul R, Zar H, Thomas K, Stein D. A diffusion tensor imaging and neurocognitive study of HIV-positive children who are haart-naïve “slow progressors”. J Neurovirol, 2012, 18(3), 205-12 [online]
  20. Kadner K, Dobner S, Franz T, Bezuidenhout D, Sirry MS, Zilla P, Davies NH. Deferred delivery augments the efficiency of hydrogel therapy post myocardial infarction. Biomaterials, 2012, 33(7), 2060-6 [online]
  21. Langerak NG, Tam N, Vaughan CL, Fieggen AG, Schwartz MH. Gait status 17-26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy. Gait & Posture, 2012, 35, 244-9 [online]
  22. Lochner C, Fouche JP, du Plessis S, Spottiswoode BS, Seedat S, Fineberg N, Chamberlain SR, Stein DJ. Evidence for fractional anisotropy and mean diffusivity white matter abnormalities in the internal capsule and cingulum in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. J Psychiatry Neurosci, 2012, 37(3), 193-9 [online]
  23. Morgan B, Terburg D, Thornton HB, Stein DJ, van Honk J. Paradoxical facilitation of working memory after basolateral amygdala damage. PloS One, 2012, 7(6), e38116 [online]
  24. Patel B, Douglas TS. Creating a virtual slide map from sputum smear images for region-of- interest localisation in automated microscopy. Comput Methods Programs in Biomed, 2012, 108, 38-52 [online]
  25. Paul SK, Sivarasu S, Mathew L. Customized Foot Orthosis development by 3D reconstruction of the CT images. Engineering 2012, 4, 692-5 [online]
  26. Saleh MG, Sharp S-K, Alhamud A, Spottiswoode BS, van der Kouwe AJW, Davies NH, Franz T, Meintjes EM. Long-term left ventricular remodelling in rat model of non-reperfused myocardial infarction: Sequential MR imaging using a 3T clinical scanner. J Biomed Biotechnol, 2012, 2012, 10 pages, DOI:10.1155/2012/504037 [online]
  27. Syal S, Hattingh CJ, Fouche JP, Spottiswoode BS, Carey PD, Lochner C, Stein DJ. Grey matter abnormalities in social anxiety disorder: a pilot study. Metab Brain Dis, 2012, 27, 299-309 [online]
  28. Terburg D, Morgan B, Montoya E, Hooge IT, Thornton HB, Hariri AR, Panksepp J, Stein DJ, van Honk J. Hypervigilance for fear after basolateral amygdala damage in humans. Transl Psychiatry, 2012, 2(5), e115 [online]
  29. Tisdall MD, Hess AT, Reuter M, Meintjes EM, Fischl B, van der Kouwe AJW. Volumetric navigators for prospective motion correction and selective reacquisition in neuroanatomical MRI. Magn Reson Med, 2012, 68, 389-99 [online]
  30. Vaughan CL, and Evans MD. Diagnosing breast cancer: An opportunity for innovative engineering. South African Medical Journal, 2012, 102, 562-4 [online]
  31. von Bezing HS. Andronikou S, van Toorn R, Douglas T. Are linear measurements and computerized volumetric ratios determined from axial MRI useful for diagnosing hydrocephalus in children with tuberculous meningitis? Child’s Nervous System, 2012, 28, 78-85 [online]
  32. Weed B, Borazjani A, Patnaik S, Prabhu R, Horstemeyer MF, Ryan PL, Franz T, Williams LN, Liao J. Stress state and strain rate dependence of the human placenta. Ann Biomed Eng, 2012, 40(10), 2255-65 [online]
  33. Whiley SP, Mantokoudis G, Ott D, Zimmerman H, Exadaktylos AK. A Review of full-body radiography in nontraumatic emergency medicine. Emergency Medicine International, 2012, 2012, 1-8, Article ID 108129 [online].
  34. Zilla P, Moodley L, Scherman J, Krynauw H, Kortsmit J, Human P, Wolf MF, Franz T. Remodeling leads to distinctly more intimal hyperplasia in coronary than in infra-inguinal vein grafts. J Vasc Surg, 2012, 55(6), 1734-41 [online]


  1. de Vaal MH, Neville J, Litow M, Scherman J, Zilla P, Franz T. Patient-specific prediction of intrinsic mechanical loadings on sub-muscular pectoral pacemaker implants based on an inter-species transfer function. J Biomech, 2011, 44(14), 2525-31 [online]
  2. Flegar SJ, Fouche JP, Jordaan E, Marais S, Spottiswoode B, Stein DJ, Vythilingum B. 2011. Neural correlates of intimate partner violence in women. African Journal of Psychiatry, 14(4):310-4 [online]
  3. Fourie MM, Meintjes EM, Ellis GFR, Thomas KGF. 2011. The neural correlates of guilt: an fMRI study employing the implicit association test. Psychophysiology 48:S64-S65.
  4. Fourie MM, Rauch HGL, Morgan BE, Ellis GFR, Jordaan ER, Thomas KGF. 2011. Guilt and pride are heartfelt, but not equally so. Psychophysiology 48:888-99 [online]
  5. Gorbach NS, Schütte C, Melzer C, Goldau M, Sujazow O, Jitsev J, Douglas T, Tittgemeyer M. Hierarchical information-based clustering for connectivity-based cortex parcellation. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 2011, 5: article 18 [online]
  6. Hemmerich A, van der Merwe W, Batterham M, Vaughan CL. 2011. Double-bundle ACL surgery demonstrates superior rotational kinematics to single-bundle technique during dynamic task. Clinical Biomechanics 26:998-1004 [online]
  7. Hemmerich A, van der Merwe W, Batterham M, Vaughan CL. 2011. Knee rotational laxity in a randomized comparison of single- versus double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine 39:48-56 [online]
  8. Hess AT, Tisdall MD, Andronesi OC, Meintjes EM, van der Kouwe AJW. 2011. Real-time motion and B(0) corrected single voxel spectroscopy using volumetric navigators. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 66:314-23 [online]
  9. Hoare J, Fouche JP, Spottiswoode B, Sorsdahl K, Combrinck M, Stein DJ, Paul RH, Joska JA. 2011. White-matter damage in clade C HIV-positive subjects: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 23:308-15 [online]
  10. Ives-Deliperi VL, Solms M, Meintjes EM. 2011. The neural substrates of mindfulness: An fMRI investigation. Social Neuroscience 6:231-42 [online]
  11. Jacobson SW, Jacobson JL, Stanton ME, Meintjes EM, Molteno CD. 2011. Biobehavioral markers of adverse effect in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Neuropsychology Review 21:148-66.
  12. Jacobson SW, Stanton ME, Dodge NC, Pienaar M, Fuller DS, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM, Hoyme HE, Robinson LK, Khaole N, Jacobson JL. 2011. Impaired delay and trace eyeblink conditioning in school-age children with fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 35:250-64.
  13. Khanra D, Sivarasu S. 2011. Below elbow upper limb prosthetic for amputees and paralyzed patients. International Journal of Computer Applications, 16(5), 35-9.
  14. Krynauw H, Bruchmüller L, Bezuidenhout D, Zilla P, Franz T. Degradation-induced change of mechanical properties of an electro-spun polyester-urethane scaffold for soft tissue regeneration. J Biomed Mater Res B, 2011, 99B(2), 359-68 [online]
  15. Langerak NG, Hillier SL, Verkoeijen PP, Peter JC, Fieggen AG, Vaughan CL. 2011. Level of activity and participation in adults with spastic diplegia 17-26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 43:330-37.
  16. Morgan BE, Horn AR, and Bergman NJ. 2011. Should neonates sleep alone? Biological Psychiatry 70:817-25.
  17. Morris LD, Grimmer-Somers KA, Spottiswoode B, Louw QA. 2011. Virtual reality exposure therapy as treatment for pain catastrophizing in fibromyalgia patients: proof-of-concept study (Study Protocol). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 12.
  18. Muluh ET, Vaughan CL, John LR. 2011. High resolution event-related potentials analysis of the arithmetic-operation effect in mental arithmetic. Clinical Neurophysiology 122:518-29.
  19. Mutsvangwa TEM, Veeraragoo M, Douglas TS. 2011. Precision assessment of stereo- photogrammetrically derived facial landmarks in infants. Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 193:100-5.
  20. Ngoepe MN, Reddy BD, Kahn D, Meyer C, Zilla P, Franz T. A numerical tool for the coupled mechanical assessment of anastomoses of PTFE arterio-venous access grafts. Cardiovasc Eng Tech, 2011, 2(3), 160-72 [online]
  21. Odeen H, Uppman M, Markl M, Spottiswoode BS. 2011. Assessing cerebrospinal fluid flow connectivity using 3D gradient echo phase contrast velocity encoded MRI. Physiological Measurement 32:407-421.
  22. Ramaswamy S, Ramanathan PK, Sivarasu S. 2011. Development of automated robotic arm to handle sampler and reagent for chemistry analyser. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 6(12):1527-30.
  23. Sivarasu S, Pearline B, Lazar M. 2011 Novel approach for designing a low weight hip implant used in total hip arthroplasty adopting skeletal design techniques. Artificial Organs, 35(6):663-6.
  24. Sivarasu S, Pearline B, Lazar M. 2011. Light weight femoral stem optimization based on design and materials. Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, 23(1):37-43.
  25. Sivarasu S, Prasanna S, Lazar M. 2011. Reverse engineering vs conceptual design principles in the making of artificial knee models. Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 25(2), 60-2.
  26. Spottiswoode BS, Meintjes EM, Anderson AW, Molteno CD, Stanton ME, Dodge NC, Gore JC, Peterson BS, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. 2011. Diffusion tensor imaging of the cerebellum and eyeblink conditioning in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 35:2174-83.
  27. Troeman ZCE, Spies G, Cherner M, Archibald SL, Fennema-Notestine C, Theilmann RJ, Spottiswoode B, Stein DJ, Seedat S. 2011. Impact of childhood trauma on functionality and quality of life in HIV- infected women. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 9.
  28. Vidyasagar KECh., Phani T, Sivarasu S. 2011. Design and development of wireless intravenous multidrug delivery system. International Journal of Technology and Engineering System, 2(3): 269-71.
  29. Weber B, Scherman J, Emmert MY, Gruenenfelder J, Verbeek R, Bracher M, Black M, Kortsmit J, Franz T, Schoenauer R, Baumgartner L, Brokopp C, Agarkova I, Wolint P, Zund G, Falk V, Zilla P, Hoerstrup SP. Injectable living stem cell-based autologous tissue engineered heart valves - first experiences with a one-step procedure in primates. Eur Heart J, 2011, 32(22), 2830-40 [online]
  30. Zhong X, Gibberman LB, Spottiswoode BS, Gilliam AD, Meyer CH, French BA, Epstein FH. 2011. Comprehensive MRI of myocardial mechanics in mice using three-dimensional Cine DENSE, Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 30;13(1):83, Epub.
  31. Zilla P, Moodley L, Wolf MF, Bezuidenhout D, Sirry MS, Rafiee R, Lichtenberg W, Black M, Franz T. Knitted nitinol represents a new generation of constrictive external veingraft meshes. J Vasc Surg, 2011, 54(5), 1439-50 [online]


  1. Daya V and Spottiswoode BS. 2010. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging - A pictorial review. South African Journal of Radiology 14(4): 92-7.
  2. de Vaal MH, Neville J, Scherman J, Zilla P, Litow M, Franz T. Mechanical loadings on pectoral pacemaker implants: correlation of in-line and transverse force of the pectoralis major. Ann Biomed Eng, 2010, 38(11), 3338-46 [online]
  3. de Vaal MH, Neville J, Scherman J, Zilla P, Litow M, Franz T. The in vivo assessment of mechanical loadings on pectoral pacemaker implants. J Biomech, 2010, 43(9), 1717-22 [online]
  4. Douglas TS, Mutsvangwa TEM. 2010. A review of facial image analysis for delineation of the facial phenotype associated with fetal alcohol syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 152A:528-36.
  5. Franz T, Human P, Dobner S, Reddy BD, Black M, Ilsley H, Wolf MF, Bezuidenhout D, Moodley L, Zilla P. Tailored sizes of constrictive external vein meshes for coronary artery bypass surgery. Biomaterials, 2010, 31(35), 9301-9 [online]
  6. Franz T, Reddy BD, Human P, Zilla P. A mathematical method for constraint-based cluster analysis towards optimized constrictive diameter smoothing of saphenous vein grafts. Med Biol Eng Comput, 2010, 48(6), 519-29 [online]
  7. Hoare J, Fouche JP, Spottiswoode B, Joska JA, Schoeman R, Stein DJ, Carey PD. 2010. White matter correlates of apathy in HIV-positive subjects: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 22:313-20.
  8. Khutlang R, Krishnan S, Whitelaw A, Douglas TS. 2010. Automated detection of tuberculosis in Ziehl- Neelsen-stained sputum smears using two one-class classifiers. Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 237:96-102.
  9. Khutlang R, Krishnan S, Dendere R, Whitelaw A, Veropoulos K, Learmonth G, Douglas TS. 2010. Classification of mycobacterium tuberculosis in images of ZN-stained sputum smears. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 14:949-57.
  10. Koch TM, Reddy BD, Zilla P, Franz T. Aortic valve leaflet mechanical properties facilitate diastolic valve function. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Eng, 2010, 13(2), 225-34 [online]
  11. Meintjes EM, Jacobson SW, Molteno CD, Gatenby JC, Warton C, Cannistraci CJ, Gore JC, Jacobson JL. 2010. An fMRI study of magnitude comparison and exact addition in children. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 28:351-62.
  12. Meintjes EM, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Gatenby JC, Warton C, Cannistraci CJ, Hoyme HE, Robinson LK, Khaole N, Gore JC, Jacobson SW. 2010. An fMRI study of number processing in children with fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 34:1450-64.
  13. Morgan B. 2010. Getting scientific with religion a Darwinian solution ... or not? Journal of Consciousness Studies 17:192-230.
  14. Mutsvangwa TEM, Meintjes EM, Viljoen DL, Douglas TS. 2010. Morphometric analysis and classification of the facial phenotype associated with fetal alcohol syndrome in 5-and 12-year-old children. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 152A:32-41.
  15. Osibote OA, Dendere R, Krishnan S, Douglas TS. 2010. Automated focusing in bright-field microscopy for tuberculosis detection. Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 240:155-63.
  16. Robertson FC, Douglas TS, Meintjes EM. 2010. Motion artifact removal for functional near infrared spectroscopy: A comparison of methods. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 57:1377-87.
  17. Schiller NK, Franz T, Weerasekara NS, Zilla P, Reddy BD. A simple fluid-structure coupling algorithm for the study of the anastomotic mechanics of vascular grafts. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Eng, 2010, 13(6), 773-81 [online]
  18. Sirry MS, Zilla P, Franz T. A computational study of structural designs for a small-diameter composite vascular graft promoting tissue regeneration. Cardiovasc Eng Tech, 2010, 1(4), 269-81 [online]
  19. Theron JP, Knoetze JH, Sanderson RD, Hunter R, Mequinant K, Franz T, Zilla P, Bezuidenhout D. Modification, crosslinking and reactive electrospinning of a thermoplastic medical polyurethane for vascular graft applications. Acta Biomater, 2010, 6(7), 2434-47 [online]
  20. van Honk J, Harmon-Jones E, Morgan BE, Schutter DJLG. 2010. Socially explosive minds: the triple imbalance hypothesis of reactive aggression. Journal of Personality 78:67-94.
  21. Yeoman MS, Reddy BD, Bowles HC, Bezuidenhout D, Zilla P, Franz T. A constitutive model for the warp-weft coupled non-linear behavior of knitted biomedical textiles. Biomaterials, 2010, 31(32), 8484-93 [online]
  22. Zhong XD, Spottiswoode BS, Meyer CH, Kramer CM, Epstein FH. 2010. Imaging three-dimensional myocardial mechanics using navigator-gated volumetric spiral Cine DENSE MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 64:1089-97.


  1. Azevedo LB, Lambert MI, Vaughan CL, O'Connor CM, Schwellnus MP. Biomechanical variables associated with Achilles tendinopathy in runners, British Journal of Sports Medicine 43:288-92, 2009.
  2. Burden MJ, Andrew C, Saint-Amour D, Meintjes EM, Molteno CD, Hoyme HE, Robinson LK, Khaole N, Nelson CA, Jacobson JL, Jacobson SW. The Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome on Response Execution and Inhibition: An Event-Related Potential Study, Alcoholism - Clinical and Experimental Research 33:1994-2004, 2009.
  3. Daya RB, Kibel MA, Pitcher RD, Workman L, Douglas TS, Sanders V. A pilot study evaluating erect chest imaging in children, using the Lodox Statscan digital X-ray machine. South African Journal of Radiology, 13(4):80-5, 2009.
  4. Dodge NC, Jacobson JL, Molteno CD, Meintjes EM, Bangalore S, Diwadkar V, Hoyme EH, Robinson LK, Khaole N, Avison MJ, Jacobson SW. Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Interhemispheric Transfer of Tactile Information: Detroit and Cape Town Findings, Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 33:1628-37, 2009.
  5. Esterhuysen AB, Sanders VM, Smith JM. Human skeletal and mummified remains from the AD1854 siege of Mugombane, Limpopo South Africa, Journal of Archaeological Science 36:1038-49, 2009.
  6. Hemmerich A, van der Merwe W, Vaughan CL. Measuring three-dimensional knee kinematics under torsional loading, Journal of Biomechanics 42:183-6, 2009.
  7. Hess AT, Zhong XD, Spottiswoode BS, Epstein FH, Meintjes EM. Myocardial 3D Strain Calculation by Combining Cine Displacement Encoding With Stimulated Echoes (DENSE) and Cine Strain Encoding (SENC) Imaging, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 62:77-84, 2009.
  8. Hussein K, Vaughan CL, Douglas TS. Modeling, validation and application of a mathematical tissue- equivalent breast phantom for linear slot-scanning digital mammography, Physics in Medicine and Biology 54:1533-53, 2009.
  9. Langerak NG, Lamberts RP, Fieggen AG, Peter JC, Peacock WJ, Vaughan CL. Functional Status of Patients With Cerebral Palsy According to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Model: A 20-Year Follow-Up Study After Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 90:994-1003, 2009.
  10. Langerak NG, Vaughan CL, Hoffman EB, Figaji AA, Fieggen AG, Peter JC. Incidence of spinal abnormalities in patients with spastic diplegia 17 to 26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy, Childs Nervous System 25:1593-603, 2009.
  11. Morgan BE, van Honk J, Hermans EJ, Scholten MRM, Stein DJ, Kahn RS. Gray's BIS/BAS dimensions in non-comorbid, non-medicated social anxiety disorder, World J Biol Psychiatry 10:925-8, 2009.
  12. Mutsvangwa TEM, Smit J, Hoyme HE, Kalberg W, Vijoen DL, Meintjes EM, Douglas TS. Design, Construction, and Testing of a Stereo-Photogrammetric Tool for the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Infants, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 28:1448-58, 2009.
  13. Pitcher RD, Wilde JCH, Douglas TS, van As AB. The use of the Statscan digital X-ray unit in paediatric polytrauma, Pediatric Radiology 39:433-7, 2009.
  14. Sanders VM, Pitcher RD, Douglas TS, Kibel MA, Daya RB, van As AB. Digital radiographic measurement of the main bronchi: a pilot study, Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 29:209-16, 2009.
  15. Spottiswoode BS, Zhong XD, Lorenz CH, Mayosi BM, Meintjes EM, Epstein FH. Motion-guided segmentation for cine DENSE MRI, Medical Image Analysis 13:105-15, 2009.
  16. Spottiswoode B, De Villiers JP. Cardiovascular imaging: a radiological perspective, Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 20:100-2, 2009.
  17. Terburg D, Morgan B, van Honk J. The testosterone-cortisol ratio: A hormonal marker for proneness to social aggression, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 32:216-23, 2009.
  18. Terburg D, Peper JS, Morgan B, van Honk J. Sex differences in human aggression: The interaction between early developmental and later activational testosterone, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32:290, 2009.


  1. Douglas TS, Sanders V, Pitcher R, van As AB. Early detection of fractures with low-dose digital x-ray images in a pediatric trauma unit. J Trauma, 2008, 65(1), E4-7 [online]
  2. Fang S, McLaughlin J, Fang J, Huang J, Autti-Ramo I, Fagerlund A, Jacobson SW, Robinson LK, Hoyme HE, Mattson SN, Riley E, Zhou F, Ward R, Moore ES, Foroud T, Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum D. Automated diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome using 3d facial image analysis. Orthod Craniofac Res, 2008, 11(3), 162-71 [online]
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