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Publications

  • Oleson, S., Lu, K-H., Liu, ZM., Durkes, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (in press). Proton density weighted laryngeal MRI in systemically dehydrated rats. The Laryngoscope.

2017

  • Durkes, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). A method to administer agents to the larynx in an awake large animal. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 11, 3171-3176.
  • Liu, X., Walimbe, T., Schrock, WP., Zheng, W. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). Acute nanoparticle exposure to vocal folds: A laboratory study, Journal of Voice, 31, 6, 662-668.
  • Sundarrajan, A*., Fujiki, RB*., Loerch, S., Venkataraman, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). Vocal loading and environmental humidity effects in older adults. Journal of Voice, 31, 6, 707-713. *equal authorship
  • Sundarrajan, A., Huber, JE. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). Respiratory and laryngeal changes with vocal loading in young and old individuals. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 9, 2551-2556.
  • Mizuta M, Kurita T, Dillon NP, Kimball EE, Garrett CG, Sivasankar MP, Webster RJ III, Rousseau B (2017). In-vivo measurement of vocal fold surface resistance. The Laryngoscope, 127, E364-E370.
  • Walimbe, T., Panitch, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). An in vitro scaffold-free epithelial-fibroblast coculture model for the larynx. The Laryngoscope, 127, 6, E185-E192.
  • Walimbe, T., Panitch, A. & Sivasankar, PM. (2017). A review of hyaluronic acid and hyaluronic acid-based hydrogels for vocal fold tissue engineering. Journal of Voice, 31, 4, 416-423.
  • Novaleski, C., Carter, B., Sivasankar, MP., Ridner, S., Dietrich, M. & Rousseau, B. (2017). Apoptosis and vocal fold disease: clinically relevant implications of epithelial cell death. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 5, 1264-1272.
  • Fujiki, RB. & Sivasankar MP. (2017). A review of vocal loading tasks in the voice literature. Journal of Voice, 31, 3, e33-e38.
  • Rousseau, B., Kojima, T., Novaleski, C., Kimball, E., Valenzuela, C., Mizuta, M., Daniero, J., Garrett, G. & Sivasankar MP. (2017). Recovery of vocal fold epithelium after acute phonotrauma. Cells, Tissues, Organs, 204, 2, 93-104.
  • Fujiki, RB., Chapleau, A., Sundarrajan, A., McKenna, V. & Sivasankar, MP. (2017). The interaction of surface hydration and vocal loading on voice measures. Journal of Voice, 31, 2, 211-217.

2016

  • Liu, X., Zheng, W. & Sivasankar, MP. (2016). Acute acrolein exposure induces impairment of vocal fold epithelial barrier function. PLOS One, 11, 9, e0163237. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163237. eCollection 2016.
  • Durkes, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2016). In vivo investigation of acidified-pepsin exposure to vocal fold epithelia. The Laryngoscope, 126, E12-E17.
  • Tanner, K., Fujiki, R., Dromey, C., Merrill, RM., Robb, W., Kendall, KA., Hopkin, JA., Channell, R. & Sivasankar, MP. (2016). Laryngeal desiccation challenge and nebulized isotonic saline in healthy male singers and nonsingers: Effects of acoustic, aerodynamic and self-perceived effort and dryness measures. Journal of Voice, 30, 6, 670-676 .
  • Patel, RR., Walker, R. & Sivasankar, PM. (2016). Spatiotemporal quantification of vocal fold vibration after exposure to superficial laryngeal dehydration: a preliminary study. Journal of Voice, 30, 4, 427-433.

2015

  • Kosinski, A., Sivasankar, MP. & Panitch, A. (2015). Varying RGD concentration and cell phenotype alters the expression of extracellular matrix genes in vocal fold fibroblasts. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 103, 9, 3094-3100.
  • Kosinski, A., Pothan, J., Panitch, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2015). Dexamethasone controlled release on TGF-B1 treated vocal fold fibroblasts. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 124, 7, 572-578.
  • Erickson-DiRenzo, E., Sivasankar, MP., Thibeault, S. (2015). Utility of viability assays for use with ex vivo vocal fold epithelial tissue. The Laryngoscope, 125, 5, 180-185.
  • Sundarrajan, A., Erickson-Levendoski, E. & Sivasankar, MP. (2015). A preliminary investigation of potential biases in Phonation Threshold Pressure analysis. Journal of Voice, 29, 1, 22-25.

2014

  • Kojima, T., Valenzuela, C., Novaleski, C., Van Deusen, M., Mitchell, J., Garrett, G., Sivasankar, MP. & Rousseau, B. (2014). Effects of phonation time and magnitude dose on vocal fold epithelial genes, barrier integrity, and function. The Laryngoscope, 124, 12, 2770-2778.
  • Erickson-Levendoski, E., Sundarrajan, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2014). Reducing the negative vocal effects of superficial laryngeal dehydration with humidification. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 123, 7, 475-481.
  • Kojima, T., Van Deusen, M., Jerome, G., Garrett, G., Sivasankar, MP., Novaleski, C. & Rousseau, B. (2014). Quantification of acute vocal fold epithelial surface damage with increasing time and magnitude doses of vibration exposure. PLOS One, 9, 3, e91615.
  • Erickson-Levendoski, E. & Sivasankar, MP. (2014). Vocal fold ion transport and mucin gene expression with acrolein exposure. Journal of Membrane Biology, 247, 5, 441-450.
  • Durkes, A. & Sivasankar, MP. (2014). Bicarbonate availability for vocal fold epithelial defense to acidic challenge. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 123, 1, 71-76.

2013

  • Sivasankar, MP., Carroll, TL., Kosinski, A. & Rosen, CA. (2013). Quantifying the effects of altering ambient humidity on the ionic composition of vocal fold surface fluid. The Laryngoscope, 123, 1725-1728.
  • Roy, N., Barkmeier-Kraemer, J., Eadie, T., Sivasankar, MP., Mehta, D., Paul, D. & Hillman, R. (2013). Evidence-based clinical voice assessment: A systematic review. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 22, 2, 212-226.

2012

  • Sivasankar, MP. & Erickson-Levendoski, E. (2012). Influence of obligatory mouth breathing during realistic activities, on voice measures. Journal of Voice, 26, 6, e9-e13.
  • Chan, B., Wippich, C., Wu, C., Sivasankar, PM. & Schmidt, G. (2012). Robust and semi-interpenetrating hydrogels from poly (ethylene glycol) and collagen for elastomeric tissue scaffolds. Macromolecular Bioscience, 12, 11, 1490-1501.
  • Erickson-Levendoski, E. & Sivasankar, MP. (2012). Role for ion transport in porcine vocal fold epithelial defense to acid challenge. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 146, 2, 272-278.

2011

  • Alper, R., Fu, S., Erickson-Levendoski, E., Zheng, W. & Sivasankar, M. (2011). Acute stress to excised vocal fold epithelium from reactive oxygen species. The Laryngoscope, 121, 10, 2180-2184.
  • Zhous, H., Sivasankar, M., Kraus, D., Sadulache, V., Amin, M. & Branski, R. (2011). Glucocorticoids regulate extracellular matrix metabolism in human vocal fold fibroblasts. The Laryngoscope, 121, 9, 1915-1919.
  • Erickson-Levendoski, E. & Sivasankar, M. (2011). Investigating the effects of caffeine on phonation. Journal of Voice, 25, 5, e215-e219.
  • Branski, R., Zhou, H., Kraus, D. & Sivasankar, M. (2011). The effects of cigarette smoke condensate on vocal fold transepithelial resistance and inflammatory signaling in vocal fold fibroblasts. The Laryngoscope, 121, 3, 601-605.
  • Johanes, I., Mihelc, E., Sivasankar, M. & Ivanisevic, A. (2011). Morphological Properties of Collagen Fibers in Porcine Lamina Propria. Journal of Voice, 25, 2, 254-257.
  • Rousseau, B., Suehiro, A., Echemendia, N. & Sivasankar, M. (2011). Raised intensity phonation compromises epithelial barrier integrity. The Laryngoscope, 121, 1, 346-351.

2010

  • Erickson, E. & Sivasankar, M. (2010). Simulated reflux decreases vocal fold epithelial barrier resistance. The Laryngoscope, 120, 8, 1569-1575.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Leydon, C. (2010). The role of hydration in vocal fold physiology. Current Opinions in Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery, 18, 3, 171-175.
  • Sivasankar, M., Erickson, E., Rosenblatt, M., & Branski, RC. (2010). Hypertonic challenge to porcine vocal folds: effects on epithelial barrier function. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 162, 1, 79-84.
  • Leydon, C., Wroblewski, M., Eichorn, N. & Sivasankar, M. (2010). A meta-analysis of clinical outcomes of hydration intervention on phonation threshold pressure. Journal of Voice, 24, 6, 637-643.
  • Erickson, E. & Sivasankar, M. (2010). Evidence for Adverse Phonatory Change Following an Inhaled Combination Treatment. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 53, 1, 75-83.

2009

  • Sivasankar, M. & Erickson, E. (2009). Short duration accelerated breathing challenges affect phonation. The Laryngoscope, 119, 8, 1658-1663.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Blazer-Yost, B. (2009). Effects of long-acting beta agonists on vocal fold ion transport. The Laryngoscope,119, 3, 602-607.
  • Leydon, C., Sivasankar, M., Lodewyck, D.L., Atkins, C., & Fisher, K.V. (2009). Vocal fold surface hydration: A review. Journal of Voice, 23, 6, 658-665.

2008

  • Sivasankar, M., Erickson, E., Schneider, S. & Hawes, A. (2008). Phonatory effects of oral breathing: Preliminary evidence for impaired compensation to airway dehydration in individuals with vocal fatigue. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51, 6, 1494-1506.
  • Sivasankar, M., Nofzigger, C. & Blazer-Yost, B. (2008). cAMP regulation of ion transport in porcine vocal fold mucosa. The Laryngoscope, 118, 8, 1511-1517.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Fisher, K.V. (2008). Vocal folds detect luminal ionic perturbations: An in vitro investigation. Journal of Voice, 22, 4, 408-419.

2007

  • Sivasankar, M. & Ivanisevic, A. (2007). Atomic force microscopy investigation of vocal fold collagen. The Laryngoscope, 117, 10, 1876-1881.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Fisher, K.V. (2007). Vocal fold epithelial response to luminal osmotic perturbation.Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 3, 886-898.

2002-2005

  • Sivasankar, M., Bauer, J., Babu, T. & Larson, C.R. (2005). A comparison of vocal responses to pitch changes in voice, triangular and sinusoidal tone feedback. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 2, 850-857.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Fisher, K.V. (2003). Oral breathing challenge in subjects with vocal attrition. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 46, 1416-1427.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Fisher, K.V. (2002). Oral breathing increases Pth and vocal effort by superficial drying of vocal fold mucosa. Journal of Voice, 16, 2, 178-181.
  • Sivasankar, M. (2002). Effects of vocal fatigue on voice parameters of Indian schoolteachers. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 54, 3, 245-247.

Other Works

  • Erickson-Levendoski, E. & Sivasankar, M. (2011). The laryngeal epithelium in reflux. Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, 21, 3, 112-117.
  • Sivasankar, M. & Leydon, C (2008). From bench to bedside: Translational research on vocal fold hydration. Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders,18, 3, 112-118.
  • Ayala, K.J., Cruz, K.J. & Sivasankar, M. (2007). Increased hydration in voice therapy: Is there support for widespread use? Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech Pathology, 1, 1, 47-57.
  • Branski, R.C. & Sivasankar, M. (2006). An update on voice research in the United States, ASHA Leader, 11, 6, 10-11.