Departments & Divisions
Institutes & Centers
Research AreasLongevity & Aging Regenerative Medicine
Milos Marinkovic, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry
Subspecialties: Extracellular Matrix Biology
- 2017 - PhD - Biomedical Engineering - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
- 2011 - BS - Biochemistry - University of Texas at Austin
- 05/2022 - Research Health Scientist - South Texas Veterans Healthcare System
- 12/2019 - Assistant Professor - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Marinkovic M, Tran ON, Wang H, Abdul-Azees P, Dean DD, Chen XD, Yeh CK. Extracellular matrix turnover in salivary gland disorders and regenerative therapies: Obstacles and opportunities. Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research. 2023 Nov 1;13(6):693-703.
Marinkovic M, Tran ON, Wang H, Abdul-Azees P, Dean DD, Chen XD, Yeh CK. Autologous mesenchymal stem cells offer a new paradigm for salivary gland regeneration.
International Journal of Oral Science. 2023 May 10;15(1):18.
Tran ON, Wang H, Li S, Malakhov A, Sun Y, Abdul Azees PA, Gonzalez AO, Cao B, Marinkovic M, Singh BB, Dean DD, Yeh CK, Chen XD. Organ-specific extracellular matrix directs trans-differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells and formation of salivary gland-like organoids in vivo. Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2022 Dec;13(1):1-20.
Marinkovic M, Dai Q, Gonzalez AO, Tran ON, Block TJ, Harris SE, Salmon AB, Yeh CK, Dean DD, Chen XD. Matrix-bound Cyr61/CCN1 is required to retain the properties of the bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell niche but is depleted with aging. Matrix Biology. 2022 Aug 1;111:108-32.
Block T, Creech J, da Rocha AM, Marinkovic M, Ponce-Balbuena D, Jiménez-Vázquez EN, Griffey S, Herron TJ. Human perinatal stem cell derived extracellular matrix enables rapid maturation of hiPSC-CM structural and functional phenotypes. Scientific Reports. 2020 Nov 4;10(1):1-5.
Marinkovic M, Tran ON, Block TJ, Rakian R, Gonzalez AO, Dean DD, Yeh CK, Chen XD. Native extracellular matrix, synthesized ex vivo by bone marrow or adipose stromal cells, faithfully directs mesenchymal stem cell differentiation. Matrix Biology Plus. 2020 Nov 1;8:100044.
Marinkovic M, Dybdal-Hargreaves NF, Block TJ, Dean DD, Yeh CK, Chen XD. Oral and craniofacial stem cells: an untapped source for neural tissue regeneration. Tissue Engineering Part A. 2020 Sep 1;26(17-18):935-8.
Falank C, Tasset AW, Farrell M, Harris S, Everill P, Marinkovic M, Reagan MR. Development of medical-grade, discrete, multi-walled carbon nanotubes as drug delivery molecules to enhance the treatment of hematological malignancies. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. 2019 Aug 1;20:102025.
Marinkovic M, Block TJ, Kondraske G. Toward a unified" quality" framework for cell-based therapies. Cytotherapy. 2018 Oct;20(10):1220-2.
Block TJ, Marinkovic M, Tran ON, Gonzalez AO, Marshall A, Dean DD, Chen XD. Restoring the quantity and quality of elderly human mesenchymal stem cells for autologous cell-based therapies. Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2017 Dec;8(1):1-3.
Wu J, Sun Y, Block TJ, Marinkovic M, Zhang ZL, Chen R, Yin Y, Song J, Dean DD, Lu Z, Chen XD. Umbilical cord blood-derived non-hematopoietic stem cells retrieved and expanded on bone marrow-derived extracellular matrix display pluripotent characteristics. Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2016 Dec;7:1-4.
Marinkovic M, Block TJ, Rakian R, Li Q, Wang E, Reilly MA, Dean DD, Chen XD. One size does not fit all: developing a cell-specific niche for in vitro study of cell behavior. Matrix Biology. 2016 May 1;52:426-41.
Rakian R, Block TJ, Johnson SM, Marinkovic M, Wu J, Dai Q, Dean DD, Chen XD. Native extracellular matrix preserves mesenchymal stem cell “stemness” and differentiation potential under serum-free culture conditions. Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2015 Dec;6(1):1-1.