Co-author of the monthly Highlights in Chemistry and Industry since 1986; now contributing the Biomedical section.

H index 78 as of March 2020

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6597-1842


Active Targeted Ligand-AzaBODIPY Conjugate for Near-Infrared Photodynamic Therapy in Melanoma
S. Y. Ng, A. Kamkaew, N. Fu, C. S. Kue, L. Y. Chung, L. V. Kiew, J. Wittayakun, K. Burgess, H. B. Lee
Int. J. Pharm., 2020, accepted
Unconventional Secondary Structure Mimics: Ladder-rungs,
C. M. Lin, M. Arancillo, J. Whisenant, , K. Burgess
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed, 2020, accepted


Role Of Albumin Binding In Accumulation And Persistence Of Tumor-seeking Cyanine Dyes
S. M. Usama, G. K. Park, S. Nomura; Y. Baek, H. S. Choi, K. Burgess
Mol. Pharm., 2020, 31, 248-259


TrkC-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors and PROTACs
B. Zhao and K. Burgess
Mol. Pharm., 2019, 16, 4313-4318
Cyanine-Gemcitabine Conjugates as Target Theranostic Agents for Glioblastoma tumor Cells
Z. Jiang, K. Pflug, S. M. Usama, D. Kuai, X. Yan, R. Sitcheran, K. Burgess
J. Med. Chem, 2019 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.9b01147
Conjugations of Dasatinib With MHI-148 Has a Significant Advantageous Effect in Viability Assays for Glioblastoma Cells
S. M. Usama, Z. Jiang, K. Pflug, R. Sitcheran, K. Burgess
ChemMedChem, 2019, 14, 1575-1579
Protein labelling and albumin binding characteristics of the near-IR Cy7 fluorophore, QuatCy
S. Thavornpradit, S. M. Usama, C.-M. Lin, K. Burgess
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 7150-7154
Productive Manipulation of Cyanine Dye π-Networks
S. M. Usama, T. Thompson, K. Burgess
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 28, 2-5
Correlations between secondary structure- and protein–protein interface-mimicry: the interface mimicry hypothesis
J. Taechalertpaisarn, R.-L. Lyu, M. Arancillo, C.-M. Lin, L. Perez, T. Ioerger, K. Burgess
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 3267-3274
A Near‐Infrared Fluorescence Chemosensor Based on Isothiocyanate‐Aza‐BODIPY for Cyanide Detection at the Parts per Billion Level: Applications in Buffer Media and Living Cell Imaging
P. Piyanuch, J. Sirirak, A. Kamkaew, O. Weeranantanapa, V. Promarak, K. Burgess, N. Wanichacheva
ChemPlusChem, 2019, 84, 252-259
Design criteria for minimalist mimics of protein–protein interface segments
J. Taechalertpaisarn, R.-L. Lyu, M. Arancillo, C.-M. Lin, Z. Jiang, L. Perez, T. Ioerger, K. Burgess
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 908-915
PROTACs suppression of CDK4/6, crucial kinases for cell cycle regulation in cancer
B. Zhao, K. Burgess
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 2704-2707
QuatCy: A Heptamethine Cyanine Modification With Improved Characteristics
S. Thavornpradit, S. M. Usama, J. P. Shrestha, G. K. Park, H. S. Choi, K. Burgess
Theranostics, 2019, 9, 2856-2867
A Near-IR Fluorescent Dasatinib Derivative That Localizes in Cancer Cells
S. M. Usama, B. Zhao, K. Burgess
Bioconjugate Chem., 2019, 30, 1175-1181


Site-Specific Labeling of Proteins with Near-IR Heptamethine Cyanine Dyes
C.-M. Lin, S. M. Usama, K. Burgess
Molecules, 2018, 23, 2900
On the Mechanisms of Uptake of Tumor-seeking Cyanine Dyes
S. M. Usama, C.-M. Lin, K. Burgess
Bioconjugate Chem., 2018, 29, 3886-3895
A Zwitterionic Near-infrared Dye Linked TrkC Targeting Agent for Imaging Metastatic Breast Cancer
Z. Yang, S. M. Usama, F. Li, K. Burgess, Z. Li
Med. Chem. Comm., 2018, 9, 1754-1760
Targeted Maytansinoid Conjugate Improves Therapeutic Index for Metastatic Breast Cacer Cells
Z. Jiang, Z. Yang, F. Li, Z. Li, N. Fishkin, K. Burgess
Bioconjugate Chem., 2018, 29, 2920-2926
Optimized Heptamethine Cyanines for Photodynamic Therapy
S. Usama, S. Thavornpradit, K. Burgess
ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 2018, 1, 1195-1205
A Click-addressable Cassette for Photoaffinity Labeling
B. Zhao, K. Burgess
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9, 155-158
Small Molecule Inhibitors of the PCSK9·LDLR Interaction
J. Taechalertpaisarn, B. Zhao, X. Liang, K. Burgesss
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 3242-3248


Near-infrared aza-BODIPY fluorescent probe for selective Cu2+ detection and its potential in living cell imaging
Y. Tachapermpon, S. Thavornpradit, A. Charoenpanich, J. Sirirak, K. Burgess, N. Wanichacheva
Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46, 16251-16256
An Agent for Optical Imaging of TrkC-Expressing, Metastatic Breast Cancer
A. Kamkaew, F. Li, Z. Li, K. Burgess
Med. Chem. Commun., 2017, 8, 1946-1952


Tropomyosin Receptor Kinase C Targeted Delivery of a Peptidomimetic Ligand-Photosensitizer Conjugate Induces Antitumor Immune Responses Folllowing Photodynamic Therapy
C. S. Kue, A. Kamkaew, S. H. Voon, L V. Kiew, L. Y. Chung, K. Burgess, H. B. Lee
Sci. Reports, 2016, 6, 37209-37225
Novel Small Molecule Probes for Metastatic Melanoma
K. Burgess, A. Kamkaew, N. Fu, W. Cai
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2016, 8, 179-184
Heterogeneous Phase Transfer Catalysis in Solid Phase Syntheses of Anth-Cyclic Tetrapeptides
D. Xin, K.-Y. Wong, K. Burgess
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 8077-8081
Small Molecules for Active Targeting in Cancer
C. S. Kue, A. Kamkaew, K. Burgess, L. V. Kiew, L. Y. Chung, H. B. Lee
Med. Res. Rev., 2016, 36, 494-575

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