Filiaggi, Mark

Phone: (902) 494-7102

Email: Filiaggi@Dal.Ca

Department Chair / Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Oral Sciences

Academic Credentials:
BScEng (Penn), MASc (Toronto), PhD (Toronto)
Professional Appointments:
Cross-Appointment, School of Biomedical Engineering
Cross-Appointment, Department of Radiology



Comeau P, Filiaggi M. A two-stage cold isostatic pressing and gelling approach for fabricating a therapeutically loaded amorphous calcium polyphosphate local delivery system. J Biomaterials Applications 2017; 32(1):126-136

Comeau PA, MJ Filiaggi. Structural analysis of xSrO-(50-x)CaO-50P2O5 glasses with x= 0 – 10 mol% for potential use in a local delivery system for osteomyelitis treatment. Materials Science & Engineering: Part C (Materials for Biological Applications). 2016; 58:639-47.

Kiri L, M Filiaggi and D Boyd. Methotrexate-loaded glass ionomer cements for drug release in the skeleton: An examination of composition-property relationships, Journal of Biomaterials Applications 2015; 6(1):732-739

Valliant EM, Dickey BT, Price R, Boyd D, Filiaggi M. Fourier transform infared spectroscopy as a tool to study the setting reaction in glass-ionomer cements. Materials Letters 2016;185(15):256-259

Hu Y, Pilliar R, Grynpas M, Kandel R, Werner-Zwanziger U, Filiaggi M. Phase transformations during processing and in vitro degradation of porous calcium polyphosphates. J Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 2016; 27(7):article 117

Momeni A, EM Valliant, PA Comeau, MJ Filiaggi. Developing an in situ forming polyphosphate coacervate as a new liquid embolic agent: From experimental design to pilot animal study. Acta Biomaterialia 2016; 32:286-297

Momeni A, M Filiaggi. Rheology of polyphosphate coacervates. The Journal of Rheology 2016; 60(1):25-34

Pierlot C, Kiri L, MacDonald K, Dickey B, Valliant E, Chagnon M, Assad M, Filiaggi M, Boyd D. A pilot evaluation of an aluminum free glass ionomer cement using a subchronic osseous defect model in New Zealand white rabbits. Materials Letters 2016; 184:301-304

Momeni A, Filiaggi M. Degradation and hemostatic properties of polyphosphate coacervates. Acta Biomaterialia 2016; 41:328-341

Comeau P, MJ Filiaggi. Calcium Polyphosphate Precipitation – A strategy to tune the chain length of the glass and control the subsequent release of vancomycin. Materials Chemistry and Physics 2015; 159: 56-63.

Padmos JD, M Langman, K MacDonald, P Comeau, Z Yang, MJ Filiaggi, and P Zhang. Correlating the atomic structure of bimetallic silver-gold nanoparticles to their antibacterial and cytotoxic activities, Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2015; 119 (13): 7472-7482.

Valliant EM, Gagnier D, Dickey BT, Boyd D, Joseph Filiaggi M. Calcium polyphosphate as an additive to zinc-silicate glass ionomer cements. J Biomater Appl. 2015; 30(1):61-70

Momeni A, Filiaggi MJ. Comprehensive study of the chelation and coacervation of alkaline earth metals in the presence of sodium polyphosphate solution. Langmuir. 2014; 30(18):5256-5266.

Momeni A, MJ Filiaggi. Synthesis and Characterization of Different Chain Length Sodium Polyphosphates, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2013; 382:11-17

McNally M, Matthews D, Clovis J, Filiaggi M, Crowell S, Brillant M. Success story in oral health – The Inconvenient tooth: making room for influential voices to inform research. In: Celebrating the impact of health research: success stories in arthritis, bone, muscle, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, oral health and skin. CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, Canadian Arthritis Network Cat. No. MR4-25/2013

ME McNally, D Matthews, J Clovis, M Brillant, M Filiaggi. The Oral Health of Aging Baby-Boomers: A Comparison of Adults aged 45-64 and those 65 years and older. Gerodontology. 2014 31(2):123-135.

JM Bray, MJ Filiaggi, CV Bowen, SD Beyea; Degradation and Drug Release in Calcium Polyphosphate Bioceramics: An MRI-Based Characterization; Acta Biomaterialia 2012, 8(10): 3821-3831.

Matthews DC, Clovis JB, Brillant MGS, Filiaggi MJ, McNally ME, Kotzer RD, Lawrence HP. Oral Health Status of Long-Term Care Residents – A Vulnerable Population. J Can Dent Assoc 2012;78:c3

D Matthews, M Brillant, J Clovis, M McNally, M Filiaggi, R Kotzer, H Lawrence; Assessing the oral health of an aging population: methods, challenges and predictors of survey participation; Gerodontology 2011, doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2011.00540.x.

J Clovis, M Brillant, D Matthews, S Cobban, P Romanow, M Filiaggi, M McNally; Using interviews to construct and disseminate knowledge of oral health policy; International Journal of Dental Hygiene 2011, doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2011.00520.x

MJ Filiaggi
, N Djogbenou and G Hall, A processing approach to tuning the drug delivery characteristics of calcium polyphosphate matrices, Bioceramics Development and Applications, 2010 Dec, doi:10.4303/bda/D101101

MA McArthur, TM Byrne, RJ Sanderson, GP Rockwell, LB Lohstreter, Z Bai, MJ Filiaggi and JR Dahn, An in situ study of protein adsorption on combinatorial Cu-Al films using spectroscopic ellipsometry, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2010 Nov; 81[1]:58-66. [Medtronic]

MJ Filiaggi
, Oral health research at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Dentistry: A picture of diversity and collaboration, J Can Dent Assoc 2010 ;76[2]:89-91.

JB Clovis, DC Matthews, MS Brillant, M Filiaggi, ME McNally, K Russell, and S Gee, Dalhousie University’s communities of practice: Part 2 Research collaborations, J Can Dent Assoc 2010;76[2]:103-105.

Z Bai, MJ Filiaggi, RJ Sanderson, LB Lohstreter, MA McArthur and JR Dahn. Surface characteristics and protein adsorption on combinatorial binary Ti-M (Cr, Al, Ni) and Al-M (Ta,Zr) library films, J Biomed Mater Res: Part A, 2010 Feb; 92(2):521-532. [Medtronic]

TM Byrne, S Trussler, MA McArthur, LB Lohstreter, Z Bai, MJ Filiaggi, and JR Dahn, A new simple tubular flow cell for use with variable angle spectroscopic ellipsometry: A high throughput in-situ protein adsorption study, Surface Science, 2009 Sept; 603 (Issue 18): 2888-2895. [Medtronic]

T Byrne, L Lohstreter, Z Bai, MJ Filiaggi and JR Dahn, Quantifying protein adsorption on combinatorially sputtered Al-, Nb-, Ta- and Ti-containing films with electron microprobe and spectroscopic ellipsometry, Surface Science, 2009 Apr; 603 (Issue 7): 992-1001. [Medtronic]

Z Bai, MJ Filiaggi and JR Dahn, Fibrinogen adsorption onto 316L stainless steel, nitinol and titanium, Surface Science, 2009 Mar; 603 (Issue 6): 839-846. [Medtronic]