PUBLICATIONS

2021

Wu Z., Zhao K. (2021) Impact of pulsation rate and viscosity on taste perception – application of a porous medium model for human tongue surface, Computers in Biology and Medicine (In press).

Liu L, Sayali Dharmadhikari S, Shontz KM, Tan ZH, Spector BM, Manning A, Zhao K., Reynolds SD, Breuer CK, Chiang T. (2021) Regeneration of partially decellularized tracheal scaffolds in a mouse model of orthotopic tracheal replacement, Journal of Tissue Engineering (in press).

2020

Wu Z. and Zhao K. (2020) Taste of time: a porous-medium model for human tongue surface with implications for early taste perception, Plos Computational Biology, 16(6): e1007888. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007888. PMC7271999

Mateusz Choiński, Natalia Gawron, Agnieszka Pluta, Marta Sobańska, Anna R. Egbert, Przemysław Bieńkowski, Halina Sienkiewicz-Jarosz, Anna Ścińska-Bieńkowska, Bogna Szymańska, Andrzej Horban, Ewa Firląg-Burkacka, Tomasz Wolak, Mateusz Rusiniak, Robert Bornstein, Kai Zhao, Emilia Łojek (2020) On the relationship between olfactory sensitivity and personality in HIV-seropositive and healthy men, Current Psychology, 39:1063–1071, doi.org/10.1007/s12144-018-9822-x

Malik J., Dholakia S., Spector BM., Yang A., Kim D., Borchard NA., Thamboo A.,  Zhao K., Nayak JV. (2020) Inferior meatus augmentation procedure (IMAP) normalizes nasal airflow patterns in empty nose syndrome patients via computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol, 2020 Nov 29. doi:10.1002/alr.22720, PMC1636956

Kim K., Otto B.A., Farag A.A., Zhao K. (2020) Topical irrigation against gravity may lead to better sinus penetration, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol, Feb;11(2):198-200. doi: 10.1002/alr.22711 PMC1636084 (in press).

Wu Z., Krebs J.P., Spector B.M., Otto B.A., Zhao K., Farag A.A (2020) Regional peak mucosal cooling predicts radiofrequency treatment outcomes of nasal valve obstruction, Laryngoscope, Nov 3. doi: 10.1002/lary.29223.

Turfe Z., Zhao K., Palmer J. and Craig J. (2020) Computational fluid dynamic modeling of maxillary sinus irrigation after maxillary antrostomy and modified endoscopic medial maxillectomy, Journal of Laryngology and Otology, doi.org/10.1017/S0022215121000013 (in press).

Li C., Dong H., and Zhao K. (2020) Dual functions of insect wings in an odor-guided aeronautic navigation, Journal of Fluids Engineering 142(3), 030902. doi.10.1115/1.4045946

Zhao K., Kim K., Craig JR., Palmer JN. (2020) Using 3D printed sinonasal models to visualize and optimize personalized sinonasal sinus irrigation strategies, Rhinology (in press).

Malik J., Thamboo A., Dholakia S., Borchard NA., McGhee S., Li C., Zhao K., Nayak JV. (2019) The cotton test redistributes nasal airflow in patients with empty nose syndrome, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol  (in press), DOI: 10.1002/alr.22489

Wu Z., Craig JR., Maza G., Li C., Otto BA., Farag AA., Carrau RL., Zhao K. (2020) Peak sinus pressures during sneezing in healthy controls and post-skull base surgery patients, Laryngoscope,  doi:10.1002/lary.28400.

2019

Malik J., Li C., Maza G., Farag A.A., Krebs J.P., McGhee S., Zappitelli G., Deshpande B., Otto B.A., Zhao K. (2019) Computational Fluid Dynamic analysis of aggressive turbinate reductions: Is it a culprit of Empty Nose Syndrome?, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol, 9(8):891-899. PMCID: PMC6687526, doi: 10.1002/alr.22350.

Li C., Maza G., Farag A.A., Krebs J.P., Deshpande B., Otto B.A., Zhao K. (2019) Asymptomatic vs. symptomatic septal perforations: A computational fluid dynamics examination, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol, 9(8):883-890. PMCID: PMC6750740, doi: 10.1002/alr.22337.

Mason E.C., McGhee S., Zhao K., Chiang T., Matrka L. (2019) The application of computational fluid dynamics in the evaluation of laryngotracheal pathology, Annals of otology rhinology & laryngology, May 128(5):453-459. PMCID: PMC6753835, doi: 10.1177/0003489419826601.

Alam S., Li C., Bradburn K.H., Zhao K., Lee T.S. (2019) Impact of middle turbinectomy on airflow to the olfactory cleft: A computational fluid dynamics study, American J of Rhinology and Allergy, May 33(3):263-268,  PMCID: PMC6535904, doi: 10.1177/1945892418816841.

Maza G., Li C., Krebs J.P., Otto B.A., Farag A.A., Carrau R.L., Zhao K. (2019) Computational fluid dynamics after endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery - possible ENS in the context of middle turbinate resection, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol Feb; 9(2):204-211. PMC6358472, doi: 10.1002/alr.22236

2018

Li C., Dong H., Zhao K. (2018) A Balance between Aerodynamic and Olfactory Performance during Flight in Drosophila, Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05708-1.

Eichaker L., Li C., King N., Pepper V., Best C., Onwuka E., Heuer E., Zhao K., Grischkan J., Breuer C., Johnson J., Chiang T. (2018) Quantification of tissue engineered trachea performance with computational fluid dynamics, Laryngoscope (in press)

Patel T., Li C., Krebs J., Zhao K., Malhotra P. (2018) Modeling Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture Stenosis Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.04.002

Li C., Jiang J., Kim K., Otto B.A., Farag A.A., Cowart BJ., Pribitkin EA. Dalton P., Zhao K.,(2018) Nasal structural and aerodynamic features that may benefit normal olfactory sensitivity, Chemical Senses (In press).

Lee TS., Goyal P., Li C., Zhao K., (2018) Computational Fluid Dynamics to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Inferior Turbinate Reduction Techniques to Improve Nasal Airflow, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery (in press) doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2017.2296.

Mateusz Choiński, Natalia Gawron, Agnieszka Pluta, Marta Sobańska, Anna R. Egbert, Przemysław Bieńkowski, Halina Sienkiewicz-Jarosz, Anna Ścińska-Bieńkowska, Bogna Szymańska, Andrzej Horban, Ewa Firląg-Burkacka, Tomasz Wolak, Mateusz Rusiniak, Robert Bornstein, Kai Zhao, Emilia Łojek (2018) On the relationship between olfactory sensitivity and personality in HIV-seropositive and healthy men, Current Psychology, doi.org/10.1007/s12144-018-9822-x

2017

Li C., Farag A.A., Maza G., McGheel S., Ciccone M.A., Deshpande B., Pribitkin E.A., Otto B.A., Zhao K. (2017) Investigation of the abnormal nasal aerodynamics and trigeminal functions among empty nose syndrome patients, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol doi: 10.1002/alr.22045.

 

Li C., Jiang J., Dong H. and Zhao K. (2017) Computational modeling and validation of human nasal airflow under various breathing conditions, Journal of Biomechanics Nov 7;64:59-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.08.031

Shen J., Hur K., Li C., Zhao K., Leopold D.A., Wrobel B.B. (2017) Determinants and Evaluation of Nasal Airflow Perception, Facial Plast Surg. Aug;33(4):372-377

Otto B.A., Li C., Farag A.A, Bush B., Krebs J., Hutcheson R., Kim K, and Zhao K. (2017) Computational fluid dynamics evidence of posterior septectomy as viable treatment option for large septal perforation, International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, Jul;7(7):718-725.

Craig J., Palmer J. and Zhao K. (2017) Computational fluid dynamic modeling of nose-to-ceiling head positioning for sphenoid sinus irrigation, International Forum of Allergy Rhinol, May;7(5):474-479. doi: 10.1002/alr.21908 PMCID: PMC5426973

Li C., Farag A.A., Leach J., Deshpande B., Jacobowitz A., Kim K., Otto B.A., Zhao K. (2017) Computational fluid dynamics and trigeminal sensory examinations of empty nose syndrome patients, Laryngoscope, Mar 9. doi: 10.1002/lary.26530