The following are Laroussi’s peer reviewed journal publications related to the biomedical applications of low temperature plasma (LTP).

Inactivation of bacteria by LTP

M. Laroussi “Sterilization of Contaminated Matter with an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol.24, No.3, pp. 1188-1191, 1996.

M. Laroussi, G. Sayler, B. Galscock, B. McCurdy, M. Pearce, N. Bright, and C. Malott, “ Images of Biological Samples Undergoing Sterilization by a Glow Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 34-35, 1999.

M. Laroussi, I. Alexeff, and W. Kang. “Biological Decontamination by Non-thermal Plasmas”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol.28, No.1, pp. 184-188, 2000.

M. Laroussi, F. C. Dobbs, Z. Wei, M. A. Doblin, L. G. Ball, K. R. Moreira, F. F. Dyer, and J. P. Richardson, “ Decontamination of Water by Excimer UV Radiation”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1501-1503, 2002.

M. Laroussi, “ Non-Thermal Decontamination of Biological Media by Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas: Review, Analysis, and Prospects”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1409-1415, 2002 .

M. Laroussi, J. P. Richardson, and F. C. Dobbs, “ Effects of Non-Equilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas on the Heterotrophic Pathways of Bacteria and on their Cell Morphology”, Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 81, No. 4, pp. 772-774, 2002.

M. Laroussi, D. A. Mendis, and M. Rosenberg, “Plasma Interaction with Microbes”, New Journal of Physics, Vol. 5, pp. 41.1-41.10, 2003.

M. Laroussi and F. Leipold, “ Evaluation of the Roles of Reactive Species, Heat, and UV radiation in the Inactivation of bacterial Cells by Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure”, Int. J. Mass Spectrom., Vol. 233, pp. 81-86, 2004.

M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Plasma-Based Sterilization: Overview and State-of-the-Art”, Plasma Proc. Polym., Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 391-400, 2005.

M. Laroussi, C. Tendero, X. Lu, S. Alla, and W. L. Hynes, “Inactivation of bacteria by the Plasma Pencil”, Plasma Proc. Polym.3, pp. 470-473, 2006.

M. Laroussi, O. Minayeva, F. C. Dobbs, and J. Woods, “Spores Survivability after Exposure to Low-Temperature Plasmas”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. Vol. 34, No. 4, 2006.

A.D. Morris, G. B. McCombs, T. Akan, W. Hynes, M. Laroussi, and S. L. Tolle, “Cold Plasma Technology: Bactericidal Effects on Geobacillus Stearothermophilus and Bacillus Cereus Microorganisms”, J. Dental Hygiene, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 55-61, 2009.

M. Laroussi, E. Karakas, and W. Hynes, “Influence of Cell Type, Initial Concentration, and Medium on the Inactivation Efficiency of Low Temperature Plasma”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 2960-2961, 2011.

About Medical Applications of LTP

M. Laroussi and X. Lu, “Room Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Plume for Biomedical Applications”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 87, 2005.

M. Laroussi, A. Fridman, and R. M. Satava, “Plasma Medicine”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol. 5, No. 6, 2008.

Y. Z. Tang, X. P. Lu, M. Laroussi, and F. C. Dobbs, “Sublethal and Killing Effects of Atmospheric Pressure, Non-thermal Plasma on Eukaryotic Microalgae in Aqueous Media”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 552-558, 2008.

M. Laroussi, W. Hynes, T. Akan, X. Lu, and C. Tendero, “The Plasma Pencil: A Source of Hypersonic Cold Plasma Bullets for Biomedical Applications”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1298-1299, 2008.

M. Laroussi, “The Biomedical Application of Plasma: A Brief History of the Development of a New Field of Research”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 1612-1614, 2008.

M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Plasmas for Medicine?”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 714-725, 2009.

E. Karakas, A. Munyanyi, L. Greene, and M. Laroussi, “Destruction of α -Synuclein Based Amyloid Fibrils by Low Temperature Plasma Jets”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 143702, 2010.

M. Laroussi, A. Fridman, P. Favia, and M. Wertheimer, “Plasma Medicine – second special issue”, Vol. 7, No. 3-4, p. 193, 2010.

D. Claiborne, G. McCombs, M. Lemaster, M. A. Akman, and M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Enhanced Tooth Whitening: The Next Generation Technology”, Int. J. Dent. Hygiene, DOI: 10.1111, idh.12031, (2013).

N. Barekzi and M. Laroussi, “Fibropblasts Cell Morphology Altered by Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 42, No. 10, 2738 (2014).

M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Plasma Jet for Biomedical Applications: A Review”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 703-711, (2015).

X. Lu, G. V. Naidis, M. Laroussi, S. Reuter, D. B. Graves, and K. Ostrikov, “Reactive Species in Non-equilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasma: Generation, Transport, and Biological Effects”, Phys. Reports 630, 1-84, (2016).

Y. F. Yue, S. Mohades, M. Laroussi, and X. Lu, “Measurements of Plasma-Generated Hydroxyl and Hydrogen Peroxide Concentrations for Plasma Medicine Applications”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 44, 2754, (2016).

M. Laroussi, X. Lu, and M. Keidar, “Perspective: The Physics, Diagnostics, and Applications of Atmospheric Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Sources Used in Plasma Medicine”, J. Appl. Phys. 122, 020901 (2017).

M. Laroussi, “Plasma Medicine: A Brief Introduction”, Plasma 1(1), 47, (2018).

M. Laroussi, “Cold Plasma: A Technology for the Medicine of the 21st Century”, De Physicus, (2018).

M. Laroussi, “1995-2005: A Decade of Innovation in Low Temperature Plasma and its Applications”, Plasma 2, 360 (2019).

M. Laroussi, “Low Temperature Plasma Jets: Characterization and Biomedical Applications”, Plasma 3 (2), 54, (2020).

M. Laroussi, “Cold Plasma in Medicine and Healthcare: The New Frontier in Low Temperature Plasma Applications”, Frontiers in Physics 8, 74, (2020).

M. Laroussi, “A brief note on the history of the dielectric barrier discharge and its application for biological decontamination”, IEEE Trans. Radiation and Plasma Medical Sci., Vol. 6, No. 1, 121, (2021).

M. Laroussi, “The resistive barrier discharge: A brief review of the device and its biomedical applications”, Plasma 4, 75 -80, (2021).

H. Tanaka, S. Bekeschus, D. Yan, M. Hori, M. Keidar, and M. Laroussi, “Plasma treated solutions in cancer therapy”, Cancers 13, 1737 (2021).

M. Laroussi, S. Bekeschus, M. Keidar, et al., “Low Temperature Plasma for Biology, Hygiene, and Medicine: Perspective and Roadmap”, IEEE Trans. Radiation & Plasma Medical Sci., Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 127-157, (2022).

T. von Woedtke, M. Laroussi, and M. Gherardi, “Foundations of Plasma for Medical Applications”, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol., 31,054002, (2022).

Cancer Applications of LTP

N. Barekzi and M. Laroussi, “Dose-Dependent Killing of Leukemia Cells by Low Temperature Plasma”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, 422002, (2012).

N. Barekzi and M. Laroussi, “Effects of Low Temperature Plasmas on Cancer Cells”, Plasma Processes and Polymers 10, 1039 (2013).

M. Laroussi, L. VanWay, S. Mohades, and N. Barekzi, “Images of SCaBER Cells Treated by Low Temperature Plasma”, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., Vol. 42, No. 10, 2468 (2014).

S. Mohades, N. Barekzi, and M. Laroussi, “Efficacy of Low Temperature Plasma against SCaBER Cancer Cells”, Plasma Process. Polym., Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1150-1155, (2014).

M. Laroussi, “From Killing Bacteria to Destroying Cancer Cells: Twenty Years of Plasma Medicine”, Plasma Process. Polym., Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1138-1141, (2014).

M. Laroussi and M. Keidar, “Plasma & Cancer”, Plasma Process. Polym., Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1118-1119, (2014).

M. Laroussi, S. Mohades, and N. Barekzi, “Killing of Adherent and non-adherent Cancer Cells by the Plasma Pencil”, Biointerphases 10, 029410, (2015).

S. Mohades, M. Laroussi, J. Sears, N. Barekzi, and H. Razavi, “Evaluation of the Effects of a Plasma Activated Medium on Cancer Cells”, Phys. Plasmas 22, 122001, (2015).

M. Hori, M. Laroussi, K. Masur, and Y. Ikehara, “Plasma & cancer II”, Plasma Process. Polym. 12 (12) 1336, (2015).

S. Mohades, N. Barekzi, H. Razavi, V. Maramuthu, and M. Laroussi, “Temporal Evaluation of Antitumor Efficiency of Plasma Activated Media”, Plasma Process. Polym. 13, 1206, (2016).

N. Barekzi, M. Laroussi, G. Konesky, and S. Roman, “Effects of Low Temperature Plasma on Prostate Cancer Cells Using the Bovie Medical J-Plasma Device”, Plasma Process. Polym. 13, 1189, (2016).

M. Laroussi, A. Bogaerts, and N. Barekzi, “Plasma and Cancer III”, Plasma Process. Polym. 13, 1142, (2016).

S. Mohades, M. Laroussi, and V. Maruthamuthu, “Moderate Plasma Activated Media Supresses Proliferation and Migration of MDCK Epithelial Cells”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50, 185205 (2017).

M. Laroussi, D. Graves, and M. Keidar, “Plasma and Cancer Treatment”, IEEE Trans. Radiation and Plasma Medical Sci. 2(2), 85, (2018).

M. Laroussi and V. Maruthamuthu, “Effects of Plasma Activated Media on Epithelial Cells”, Clinical Plasma Medicine 9, 39, (2018).

M. Laroussi, “Effects of Low Temperature Plasmas on Proteins”, IEEE Trans. Radiation and Plasma Medical Sci. 2(3), 229, (2018).

M. Laroussi, “Effects of PAM on Select Normal and Cancerous Epithelial Cells”, Plasma Res. Express 1, 025010 (2019).

X. Lu, M. Keidar, M. Laroussi, E. Choi, E.J. Szili, K. Ostrikov, “Transcutaneous plasma stress: from soft-matter models to living tissues”, Mat. Sci. Engr. R: Reports 138, 36 (2019).