1. Avram L. & Bar-Shir A. (2019). F-19-GEST NMR: studying dynamic interactions in host-guest systems.  Organic Chemistry Frontiers. 6:(9)1503-1512.  Abstract
  2. Avram L., Havel V., Shusterman-Krush R., Iron M. A., Zaiss M., Sindelar V. & Bar-Shir A. (2019). Dynamic Interactions in Synthetic Receptors: A Guest Exchange Saturation Transfer Study.  Chemistry-A European Journal. 25:(7)1687-1690.  Abstract


  1. Ashur I., Allouche-Arnon H. & Bar-Shir A. (2018). Calcium Fluoride Nanocrystals: Tracers for In Vivo 19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57:(25)7478-7482.  Abstract
  2. Bar-Shir A., Alon L., Korrer M. J., Lim H. S., Yadav N. N., Kato Y., Pathak A. P., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2018). Quantification and tracking of genetically engineered dendritic cells for studying immunotherapy.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 79:(2)1010-1019.  Abstract


  1. Avram L., Wishard A. D., Gibb B. C. & Bar-Shir A. (2017). Quantifying Guest Exchange in Supramolecular Systems.  Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 56:(48)15314-15318.  Abstract
  2. Allouche-Arnon H., Tirukoti N. D. & Bar-Shir A. (2017). MRI-based Sensors for In Vivo Imaging of Metal Ions in Biology.  Israel Journal of Chemistry. 57:(9)843-853.  Abstract
  3. Gabbay-Benziv R., Reece E. A., Wang F., Bar-Shir A., Harman C., Turan O. M., Yang P. & Turan S. (2017). A step-wise approach for analysis of the mouse embryonic heart using 17.6 Tesla MRI.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 35:46-53.  Abstract


  1. Ngen E. J., Bar-Shir A., Jablonska A., Liu G., Song X., Ansari R., Bulte J. W. M., Janowski M., Pearl M., Walczak P. & Gilad A. A. (2016). Imaging the DNA Alkylator Melphalan by CEST MRI: An Advanced Approach to Theranostics.  Molecular Pharmaceutics. 13:(9)3043-3053.  Abstract
  2. Avram L., Iron M. & Bar-Shir A. (2016). Amplifying undetectable NMR signals to study host-guest interactions and exchange.  Chemical Science. 7:(12)6905-6909.  Abstract


  1. Rose L. C., Kadayakkara D. K., Wang G., Bar-Shir A., Helfer B. M., O'Hanlon C. F., Kraitchman D. L., Rodriguez R. L. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Fluorine-19 Labeling of Stromal Vascular Fraction Cells for Clinical Imaging Applications.  Stem cells translational medicine. 4:(12)1472-1481.  Abstract
  2. Minn I., Bar-Shir A., Yarlagadda K., Bulte J. W. M., Fisher P. B., Wang H., Gilad A. A. & Pomper M. G. (2015). Tumor-specific expression and detection of a CEST reporter gene.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 74:(2)544-549.  Abstract
  3. Bar-Shir A., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2015). Molecular Engineering of Nonmetallic Biosensors for CEST MRI.  ACS Chemical Biology. 10:(5)1160-1170.  Abstract
  4. Srivastava A. K., Kadayakkara D. K., Bar-Shir A., Gilad A. A., McMahon M. T. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Advances in using MRI probes and sensors for in vivo cell tracking as applied to regenerative medicine.  Disease Models & Mechanisms. 8:(4)323-336.  Abstract
  5. Song X., Airan R. D., Arifin D. R., Bar-Shir A., Kadayakkara D. K., Liu G., Gilad A. A., van Zijl Z. P. C. M., McMahon M. T. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Label-free in vivo molecular imaging of underglycosylated mucin-1 expression in tumour cells.  Nature Communications. 6.  Abstract
  6. Liang Y., Bar-Shir A., Song X., Gilad A. A., Walczak P. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Label-free imaging of gelatin-containing hydrogel scaffolds.  Biomaterials. 42:144-150.  Abstract
  7. Bar-Shir A., Yadav N. N., Gilad A. A., van Zijl P. C. M., McMahon M. T. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Single F-19 Probe for Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Metal Ions Using miCEST MRI.  Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137:(1)78-81.  Abstract
  8. Oskolkov N., Bar-Shir A., Chan K. W. Y., Song X., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M., Gilad A. A. & McMahon M. T. (2015). Biophysical Characterization of Human Protamine-1 as a Responsive CEST MR Contrast Agent.  ACS Macro Letters. 4:(1)34-38.  Abstract
  9. Bar-Shir A., Liang Y., Chan K. W. Y., Gilad A. A. & Bulte J. W. M. (2015). Supercharged green fluorescent proteins as bimodal reporter genes for CEST MRI and optical imaging.  Chemical Communications. 51:(23)4869-4871.  Abstract


  1. Yadav N. N., Xu J., Bar-Shir A., Qin Q., Chan K. W. Y., Grgac K., Li W., McMahon M. T. & van Zijl P. C. M. (2014). Natural D-Glucose as a Biodegradable MRI Relaxation Agent.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 72:(3)823-828.  Abstract
  2. Bar-Shir A., Avram L., Yariv-Shoushan S., Anaby D., Cohen S., Segev-Amzaleg N., Frenkel D., Sadan O., Offen D. & Cohen Y. (2014). Alginate-coated magnetic nanoparticles for noninvasive MRI of extracellular calcium.  NMR in Biomedicine. 27:(7)774-783.  Abstract
  3. Xu J., Yadav N. N., Bar-Shir A., Jones C. K., Chan K. W. Y., Zhang J., Walczak P., McMahon M. T. & van Zijl P. C. M. (2014). Variable Delay Multi-Pulse Train for Fast Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer and Relayed-Nuclear Overhauser Enhancement MRI.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 71:(5)1798-1812.  Abstract
  4. Bar-Shir A., Liu G., Chan K. W. Y., Oskolkov N., Song X., Yadav N. N., Walczak P., McMahon M. T., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2014). Human Protamine-1 as an MRI Reporter Gene Based on Chemical Exchange.  ACS Chemical Biology. 9:(1)134-138.  Abstract


  1. Bar-Shir A., Liu G., Greenberg M. M., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2013). Synthesis of a probe for monitoring HSV1-tk reporter gene expression using chemical exchange saturation transfer MRI.  NATURE PROTOCOLS. 8:(12)2380-2391.  Abstract
  2. Bar-Shir A., Gilad A. A., Chan K. W. Y., Liu G., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M. & McMahon M. T. (2013). Metal Ion Sensing Using Ion Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer F-19 Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135:(33)12164-12167.  Abstract
  3. Bar-Shir A., Liu G., Liang Y., Yadav N. N., McMahon M. T., Walczak P., Nimmagadda S., Pomper M. G., Tallman K. A., Greenberg M. M., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2013). Transforming Thymidine into a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Probe for Monitoring Gene Expression.  Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135:(4)1617-1624.  Abstract


  1. Shrot S., Anaby D., Krivoy A., Makarovsky I., Rosman Y., Bloch-Shilderman E., Lazar S., Bar-Shir A. & Cohen Y. (2012). Early in vivo MR spectroscopy findings in organophosphate-induced brain damageupotential biomarkers for short-term survival.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 68:(5)1390-1398.  Abstract
  2. Airan R. D., Bar-Shir A., Liu G., Pelled G., McMahon M. T., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M. & Gilad A. A. (2012). MRI biosensor for protein kinase A encoded by a single synthetic gene.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 68:(6)1919-1923.  Abstract
  3. Gorelik M., Orukari I., Wang J., Gilad A. A., Galpoththawela S., Bar-Shir A., Kim H., Walczak P., Levy M., Bulte J. W. M., Kerr D. A. & Levchenko A. (2012). Use of MR Cell Tracking to Evaluate Targeting of Glial Precursor Cells to Inflammatory Tissue by Exploiting the Very Late Antigen-4 Docking Receptor.  Radiology. 265:(1)175-185.  Abstract
  4. Yadav N. N., Jones C. K., Xu J., Bar-Shir A., Gilad A. A., McMahon M. T. & van Zijl P. C. M. (2012). Detection of rapidly exchanging compounds using on-resonance frequency-labeled exchange (FLEX) transfer.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 68:(4)1048-1055.  Abstract
  5. Song X., Gilad A. A., Joel S., Liu G., Bar-Shir A., Liang Y., Gorelik M., Pekar J. J., van Zijl P. C. M., Bulte J. W. M. & McMahon M. T. (2012). CEST phase mapping using a length and offset varied saturation (LOVARS) scheme.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 68:(4)1074-1086.  Abstract


  1. Choi J., Kim K., Kim T., Liu G., Bar-Shir A., Hyeon T., McMahon M. T., Bulte J. W. M., Fisher J. P. & Gilad A. A. (2011). Multimodal imaging of sustained drug release from 3-D poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF) scaffolds.  Journal of Controlled Release. 156:(2)239-245.  Abstract
  2. Liu G., Liang Y., Bar-Shir A., Chan K. W. Y., Galpoththawela C. S., Bernard S. M., Tse T., Yadav N. N., Walczak P., McMahon M. T., Bulte J. W. M., van Zijl P. C. M. & Gilad A. A. (2011). Monitoring Enzyme Activity Using a Diamagnetic Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent.  Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133:(41)16326-16329.  Abstract
  3. Li N., Downey J. E., Bar-Shir A., Gilad A. A., Walczak P., Kim H., Joel S. E., Pekar J. J., Thakor N. V. & Pelled G. (2011). Optogenetic-guided cortical plasticity after nerve injury.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108:(21)8838-8843.  Abstract


  1. Bar-Shir A., Shemesh N., Nossin-Manor R. & Cohen Y. (2010). Late Stimulation of the Sphenopalatine-Ganglion in Ischemic Rats: Improvement in N-Acetyl-Aspartate Levels and Diffusion Weighted Imaging Characteristics as Seen by MR.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 31:(6)1355-1363.  Abstract


  1. Bar-Shir A., Duncan I. D. & Cohen Y. (2009). QSI and DTI of excised brains of the myelin-deficient rat.  NeuroImage. 48:(1)109-116.  Abstract
  2. Shemesh N., Oezarslan E., Bar-Shir A., Basser P. J. & Cohen Y. (2009). Observation of restricted diffusion in the presence of a free diffusion compartment: Single- and double-PFG experiments.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 200:(2)214-225.  Abstract


  1. Bar-Shir A., Avram L., Ozarslan E., Basser P. J. & Cohen Y. (2008). The effect of the diffusion time and pulse gradient duration ratio on the diffraction pattern and the structural information estimated from q-space diffusion MR: Experiments and simulations.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 194:(2)230-236.  Abstract
  2. Avram L., Ozarslan E., Assaf Y., Bar-Shir A., Cohen Y. & Basser P. J. (2008). Three-dimensional water diffusion in impermeable cylindrical tubes: theory versus experiments.  NMR in Biomedicine. 21:(8)888-898.  Abstract
  3. Bar-Shir A. & Cohen Y. (2008). Crossing fibers, diffractions and nonhomogeneous magnetic field: correction of artifacts by bipolar gradient pulses.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 26:(6)801-808.  Abstract
  4. Basso A. S., Frenkel D., Quintana F. J., Costa-Pinto F. A., Petrovic-Stojkovic S., Puckett L., Monsonego A., Bar-Shir A., Engel Y., Gozin M. & Weiner H. L. (2008). Reversal of axonal loss and disability in a mouse model of progressive multiple sclerosis.  Journal of Clinical Investigation. 118:(4)1532-1543.  Abstract
  5. Bar-Shir A. & Cohen Y. (2008). High b-value q-space diffusion MRS of nerves: structural information and comparison with histological evidence.  NMR in Biomedicine. 21:(2)165-174.  Abstract
  6. Bar-Shir A. & Cohen Y. (2008). The effect of the rotational angle on MR diffusion indices in nerves: Is the rms displacement of the slow-diffusing component a good measure of fiber orientation?.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 190:(1)33-42.  Abstract


  1. Bar-Shir A., Engel Y. & Gozin M. (2005). Synthesis and water solubility of adamantyl-OEG-fullerene hybrids.  Journal of Organic Chemistry. 70:(7)2660-2666.  Abstract