Dr. Robert Yokel
Dr. Robert Yokel


BS pharmacy, Wisconsin; PhD pharmacology, Minnesota; Post-doc, Concordia University, Montreal; UK Alumni Association Great Teacher; NIH Research Career Development Awardee; Provost’s Distinguished Service Professor; ~ 145 publications; 22 book, encyclopedia or online reference database chapters; four patents.

Recent Publications

  • . Physicochemical properties of engineered nanomaterials that influence their nervous system distribution and effects. Nanomedicine: NBM, 12(7), 2081-2093. http://www.nanomedjournal.com/article/S1549-9634(16)30054-5/abstract
  • Yokel Robert A. (2015). Aluminum, the toxicology of. Oxford: Academic Press, 1, 122-127. dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-384947-2.00024-6
  • Yokel Robert A. (2015). Aluminum: Properties, presence in food and beverages, fate in humans, and determination. Oxford: Academic Press, 1, 128-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-384947-2.00023-4
  • Yokel Robert A., Dan Mo, Shao Anliang, Cheng Xiang, Zhang Cuiping, Yokel Robert A, Takemura Taro, Hanagata Nobutaka, Niwa Masami, Watanabe Daisuke. (2015). Silver nanoparticles induce tight junction disruption and astrocyte neurotoxicity in a rat blood-brain barrier primary triple coculture model. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10, 6105-6119.
  • Lee T J, Haque Farzin, Shu Dan, Yoo J Y, Li H, Yokel Robert A., Horbinski Craig Michael, Kim T H, Kim S H, Kwon C H, Nakano I, Kaur B, Guo Peixuan, Croce C M. (2015). RNA nanoparticle as a vector for targeted siRNA delivery into glioblastoma mouse model. Oncotarget, 6(17), 14766-76.
  • Dan M, Bae Younsoo, Pittman Thomas A., Yokel Robert A. (2015). Alternating Magnetic Field-Induced Hyperthermia Increases Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Cell Association/Uptake and Flux in Blood-Brain Barrier Models. Pharmaceutical research, 32(5), 1615-1625.
  • Graham Uschi M, Tseng Michael T, Jasinski J B, Yokel Robert A., Unrine Jason M, Davis B H, Dozier A K, Hardas Sarita S, Sultana Rukhsana, Grulke Eric A, Butterfield David. (2014). In vivo processing of ceria nanoparticles inside liver: Impact on free radical scavenging activity and oxidative stress. ChemPlusChem, 79(8), 1083-1088.
  • Yokel Robert A. (2014). Introduction to this themed collection on nanoceria research. Environmental Sciences: Nano, 1, 514-515.
  • Sjögren Bendt, Iregren Anders, Montelius Johan, Yokel Robert A. (2014). Aluminum. Academic Press, II(4th), Chapter 26, pages 549-564.
  • Willhite C C, Karyakina N A, Yokel Robert A., Yenugadhati N, Wisniewski T M, Arnold I M, Momoli F, Krewski D. (2014). Systematic review of potential health risks posed by pharmaceutical, occupational and consumer exposures to metallic and nanoscale aluminum, aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxide and its soluble salts. Critical reviews in toxicology, 44 Suppl 4, 1-80.