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Peer-Reviewed Articles

    2021

  1. Bouhabel, S., Park, S., Kolosova, K., Latifi, N., Kost, K., Li‐Jessen, N. Y. K., & Mongeau, L. (in press). Functional analysis of injectable substance treatment on surgically injured rabbit vocal folds. Journal of Voice.
  2. Ridgway C., Bouhabel S., Martignetti L., Kishimoto Y., & Li-Jessen N. Y. K. (2021) Pediatric Vocal Fold Paresis and Paralysis: A Narrative Review. JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.
  3. 2020

  4. Coburn P. T., Herbay A. C., Berrini M., & Li-Jessen N. Y. K. (2020) An in vitro assessment of the response of THP-1 macrophages to varying stiffness of a glycol-chitosan hydrogel for vocal fold tissue engineering applications. J Biomed Mater Res A.
  5. Kolosova, K., Gao, Q., Tuznik, M., Bouhabel, S., Kost, K., Wang, H. J., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., Mongeau, L., & Wiseman, P. (2020). Characterizing vocal fold injury recovery in a rabbit model with 3D virtual histology. Laryngoscope. 2020;10.1002/lary.29028.
  6. Lei, Z. D., Fasanella, L., Martignetti, L., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., & Mongeau, L. (2020). Investigation of vocal fatigue using a dose-based vocal loading task. Applied Sciences, 10(3), 1192.
  7. 2019

  8. Fu, H., Song, P. F., Wu, Q. Y., Zhao, C., Pan, P., Li, X., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. & Liu, X. (2019). A paper-based microfluidic platform with shape-memory-polymer-actuated fluid valves for automated multi-step immunoassays. Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 5, 50.
  9. Seekhao, N., Yu, G., Yuen, S., JaJa, J., Mongeau, L., & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2019). High-Performance Host-Device Scheduling and Data-Transfer Minimization Techniques for Visualization of 3D Agent-Based Wound Healing Applications. Regular Research Paper in the 25th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications.
  10. Garg, A., Yuen, S., Seekhao, N., Yu, G., Karwowski, J. A. C., Powell, M., Sakata, J. T., Mongeau, L., JaJa, J. & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2019). Towards a physiological scale of vocal fold agent-based models of surgical injury and repair: sensitivity analysis, calibration and verification. Applied Sciences, 9(15), 2974.
  11. Lei, Z. D., Kennedy, E., Fasanella, L., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., & Mongeau, L. (2019). Discrimination between modal, breathy, and pressed voice for single vowels using neck-surface vibration signals. Applied Sciences, 9(7), 1505.
  12. Kazarine, A., Kolosova, K., Gopal, A. A., Wang, H. J., Tahara, R., Rammal, A., Kost, K., Mongeau, L., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. & Wiseman, P. W. (2019). Multimodal virtual histology of rabbit vocal folds by nonlinear microscopy and nano computed tomography. Biomedical Optics Express, 10(3), 1151-1164.
  13. 2018

  14. Seekhao, N., Shung, C., JaJa, J., Mongeau, L., & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2018). High-performance agent-based modeling applied to vocal fold inflammation and repair. Frontiers in Physiology. 9(304).
  15. 2017

  16. Seekhao, N., JaJa, J., Mongeau, L., & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2017). In situ visualization for 3D agent-based vocal fold inflammation and repair simulation. Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations, 4(3), 68-79.
  17. Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., Powell, M., Choi, A. J., Lee, B. J., & Thibeault, S. L. (2017). Cellular source and proinflammatory roles of high-mobility group box 1 in surgically injured rat vocal folds. Laryngoscope, 127(6), E193-e200.
  18. Imaizumi, M., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., Sato, Y., Yang, D. Y. & Thibeault, S. L. (2017). Retention of humaninduced pluripotent stem cells(hiPS) with injectable HA-hydrogels for vocal fold tissue engineering. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology.126(4): 304-314.
  19. 2016

  20. Latifi, N., Heris, H. K., Thomson, S., Kazemirad, S., Taher, R., Sheibani, S., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., Hojatollah, V. & Mongeau, L. (2016). A flow perfusion bioreactor system for vocal fold tissue engineering applications. Tissue Engineering. 22(9): 823-38.
  21. Seekhao, N., Shung, C., JaJa, J., Mongeau, L. & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2016). Real-time agent-based modeling simulation with in-situ visualization of complex biological systems - a case study on vocal fold inflammation and healing. IEEE Internal Workshop on High Performance Computational Biology, 463-472.
  22. Yiu, E. E. M., Chan, K. M. K., Kwong, E., Li, N. Y. K., Ma, E. P. M., Tse, F. W., Lin, Z. X., Verdolini Abbott, K., & Tsang, R. (2016). Is acupuncture efficacious for treating phonotraumatic vocal pathologies? A randomized control trial. Journal of Voice. 30(5): 611-20.​
  23. Yiu, E. E. M., Chan, K. M. K., Li, N. Y. K., Tsang, R., Verdolini Abbott, K., Kwong, E., Ma, E. P. M., Tse, F. W., & Lin, Z. X.(2016). Wound healing effect of acupuncture for treating phonotraumatic vocal pathologies: cytokine study. Laryngoscope, 126(1), E18-22.
  24. 2015

  25. Heris, H. K., Miri, A. K., Ghattamaneni, N. R., Li, N. Y. K., Thibeault, S. L., Wiseman, P. W., & Mongeau, L. (2015). Microstructural and mechanical characterization of scarred vocal folds. Journal of Biomechanics. 48(4): 708-711.
  26. Miri, A. K., Li, N. Y. K., Avazmohammadi, R., Thibeault, S. L., Mongrain, R., & Mongeau, L. (2015). Study of extracellular matrix in vocal fold biomechanics using a two-phase model. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 14, 49-57.
  27. 2014

  28. Coppoolse, J. M. S., Li, N. Y. K., Heris, H. K., Pitaro, J., Akinpelu, O., Thibeault, S. L., Daniel, S. J., Van Kooten, T., G., & Mongeau, L. (2014). In vivo study in a rat animal model of composite microgels based on hyaluronic acid and gelatin for the reconstruction of surgically injured vocal folds. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 57(2), S658-73.
  29. Ingle, J., Helou, L.B., Li, N. Y. K., Hebda, P. A., Rosen, C. R. & Verdolini-Abbott K. (2014). Role of steroids in acute phonotrauma: a basic science investigation. Laryngoscope, 124(4), 921-927. PMID: 24474147
  30. Li, N. Y. K., Chen, F., Dikkers, F. G., & Thibeault, S. L. (2014). Dose-dependent effect of mitomycin C on human vocal fold fibroblasts. Head & Neck, 36(3), 401-410. PMID: 23765508. * Featured article on the cover of the journal.
  31. 2013

  32. Li, N. Y. K., Heris, H. K., & Mongeau, L. (2013). Current understanding and future direction of vocal fold mechanobiology. Journal of Cytology and Molecular Biology, 1(1), 9.
  33. Li, N. Y. K., Dailey, S. & Thibeault, S. L. (2013). Assessment of fine needle aspiration feasibility and specimen adequacy for molecular diagnostics of benign vocal fold lesions. Laryngoscope, 123(4), 960-965. PMID: 23404571
  34. 2012

  35. Nanjundeswaran, C., Li, N. Y. K., Chan, K. M K., Wong, R. K. S., Yiu, E. M., & Verdolini-Abbott, K. (2012). Preliminary data on prevention of voice problems in student teachers. Journal of Voice, 26(6), 816 e811-816 e 812. PMID: 22921297
  36. Verdolini, K., Li, N. Y. K., Branski, R. C., Rosen, C. A., Grillo, E. G., Steinhauer, K. & Hebda, P. A. (2012). Vocal exercise may attenuate acute vocal fold inflammation. Journal of Voice, 26(6), 814 e811-814e813. PMCID: PMC3509805 * 2012 Best Paper Award of the Journal of Voice
  37. Li, N. Y. K., Li, B.J., & Thibeault, S.L. (2012). Temporal and spatial expression of high mobility group box 1 in surgically injured rat vocal folds. Laryngoscope, 122 (2), 364-369. PMCID: PMC3378043
  38. 2011

  39. Li, N. Y. K., Vodovotz, Y., Kim, K., Mi, Q., Hebda, P. A., & Verdolini, K. (2011). Biosimulation of acute phonotrauma: an extended model. Laryngoscope, 121(11), 2418-2428. PMID: 22020892
  40. Yiu, E.M.L., Ho, M.E., Ma, E.P-M., Verdolini, K., Branski, R., Richardson, K. P., Li, N. Y. K. (2011). Possible cross-cultural differences in the perception of impact of voice disorders. Journal of Voice, 25(3), 348-353. PMID:20335004
  41. 2010

  42. Mi, Q.*, Li, N. Y. K.*, Ziraldo, C., Ghuma,A., Mikheev, M., Squires, R., Okonkwo, D.O., Verdolini,K., Constantine, G., An, G., Vodovotz, Y. (2010). Translational systems biology of inflammation: applications to personalized medicine. Personalized Medicine, 7(5), 549-559. *Co-first authors PMCID: PMC3041597
  43. Li, N. Y. K., Vodovotz, Y., Hebda, P. A., & Verdolini, K. (2010). Biosimulation of inflammation and healing in surgically injured vocal folds. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 119(6), 412-423. PMCID: PMC2910548
  44. Li, N. Y. K., Verdolini, K. A., Rosen, C. A., An, G., Hebda, P. A., & Vodovotz, Y. (2010). Translational systems biology and voice pathophysiology. Laryngoscope, 120(3), 511-515. PMCID: PMC3032590
  45. 2008

  46. Li, N. Y. K., Verdolini, K., Clermont, G., Mi, Q., Hebda, P. A., Rubinstein, E. N., & Vodovotz, Y. (2008). A patient-specific in silico model of inflammation and healing tested in acute vocal fold injury. PLoS ONE, 3(7), e2789. PMCID: PMC2481293
  47. 2006

  48. Li, N. Y. K. & Yiu, E. (2006). Acoustic and perceptual analysis of modal and falsetto registers in females with dysphonia. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 20(6), 463-481.

Invited Book Chapters

    2020

  1. Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. & Ridgway, C. (2020). Neuroanatomy of voice and swallowing. In P. Weissbrod & D. O. Francis (Ed.), Neurologic and Neurodegenerative Disease of the Larynx (pp. 21-40). Cham: Springer International.
  2. 2019

  3. Orbelo, D. M., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. & Verdolini-Abbott, K. (2019). Lessac Madsen resonant voice therapy in a young woman with vocal nodules. In J. C. Stemple & E. R. Hapner (Ed.), Voice therapy: Clinical Case Studies (5th ed.). San Diego: Plural Publishing.
  4. 2014

  5. Orbelo, D. M., Li, N. Y. K. & Verdolini, K. (2014). Lessac Madsen resonant voice therapy in the treatment of secondary muscle tension dysphonia. In J. C. Stemple & E. R. Hapner (Ed.), Voice therapy: Clinical Case Studies (4th ed.). San Diego: Plural Publishing.
  6. 2013

  7. Li, N. Y. K. & Verdolini, K. (2013).  Contemporary voice research: a USA perspective vocal fold injuries and their management. In E. Yiu (Eds.), Multilingual aspects of voice disorders. (pp. 115-132). Clevedon Hall: Multilingual Matters.
  8. 2009

  9. Verdolini, K., & Li, N. Y. K. (2009). Resonant voice therapy. In J. C. Stemple & L. B. Thomas (Ed.), Voice therapy: Clinical Studies (3rd ed.) (pp. 62-75). San Diego: Plural Publishing.
  10. Verdolini, K., Li, N. Y. K., Hersan, R., & Kessler, L. (2009). Voice therapy for children. In C. Hartnick & M. Boseley (Eds.), Clinical management of children's voice disorders. (pp. 111-134). San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Conference Proceedings & Published Abstracts

    2020

  1. Yiu, E., Chan, K. & Li, N. (2020). Acupuncture for voice problems: anti-inflammatory or stress reduction effect? Integrative Medicine Research, 9, 100500.
  2. Granato, B., & Li-Jessen, N. Y. K. (2020). Sensitivity Analysis for Dimensionality Reduction in Agent-Based Modeling. Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Frontiers in Artificial intelligence & Applications, 325, 2905-2907.
  3. 2017

  4. Lei, Z., Li-Jessen, N. Y. K., & Mongeau, L. (2017). Supervised learning in voice type discrimination using neck-skin vibration signals: Preliminary results on single vowels. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5), 3916-3916.
  5. Kazarine, A., Bouhabel, S., Douillette, A. H., Kost, K., Li-Jessen, N. Y., Mongeau, L., & Wiseman, P. W. (2017). Multimodal imaging of vocal fold scarring in a rabbit model by multiphoton microscopy. Proceedings of SPIE, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVII, 100692E.
  6. 2015

  7. Heris, H. K., Latifi, N., Vali, H., Li, N. Y. K. & Mongeau, L. (2015). Investigation of chitosan-glycol/glyoxal as an injectable biomaterial for vocal fold tissue engineering. Procedia Engineering, 110, 143-150.
  8. Seekhao, S., Shung, C., Jaja, J., Mongeau, L., & Li, N. Y. K. (2015). A computational update of agent-based models of vocal fold inflammation and repair. Proceedings of the 11th Pan-European Voice Conference, 224. ISBN: 978-88-6655-794-4
  9. 2013

  10. Li, Z., Bakhshaee, H., Helou, L., Li, N. Y. K., Mongeau, L., Kost, K., Rosen, C., & Verdolini, K. (2013). Evaluation of contact pressure in human vocal folds during phonation using high-speed videoendoscopy, electroglottography, and magnetic resonance imaging [Abstract]. J Acoust Soc Am, 133(5), 3618. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), 19, 060306. PMID: 23656087.
  11. 2007

  12. Li, N. Y. K., Wognum, S., Ravin, K., & Vodovotz, Y. (2007) Agent-based simulation of urinary tract infection leading to renal scarring [Abstract]. Journal of Critical Care, 22(4), 336-336.
  13. Li, N. Y. K., Verdolini, K., Clermont, G., Mi, Q., Hebda, P.A., & Vodovotz, Y. (2007). A patient-specific in silico model of inflammation and healing tested in acute vocal fold injury. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Systems Biology, Long Beach, U.S.
  14. 2006

  15. Li, N. Y. K., Verdolini, K., Clermont, G., Mi, Q., Hebda, P.A., & Vodovotz, Y. (2006). Agent-based simulation of acute phonotrauma in cases with various cytokine profiles [Abstract]. Journal of Critical Care, 21(4), 293-368.
  16. 2005

  17. Li, N. Y. K., Verdolini, K., Clermont, G., Mi, Q., Hebda, P.A., & Vodovotz, Y. (2005). An agent-based model of acute phonotrauma [Abstract]. Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 393-394.