Research Publications


Seth Brooks, Andrew Wofford, Austin Bow, Steven Newby, Human fat-derived mesenchymal stem cells xenogenically implanted in a rat model show enhanced new bone formation in maxillary alveolar tooth defects. Full Text


Baptiste Charbonnier, Aslan Baradaran, Daisuke Sato, Osama Alghamdi, Zishuai Zhang, Yu-Ling Zhang, Uwe Gbureck, Mirko Gilardino, Edward Harvey, Nicholas Makhoul, and Jake Barralet. Material-Induced Venosome-Supported Bone Tubes, 2019. Full Text

Jay P. Malmquist, Todd Scantlebury, R. Gilbert Triplett. Osteo Science Foundation Collagen White Paper, 2019. Full Text

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Stacey L. Piotrowski, Lindsay Wilson, Neeraja Dharmaraj, Amani Hamze, Ashley Clark, Ramesh Tailor, Lori R. Hill, Stephen Lai, F. Kurtis Kasper, and Simon Young. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. Mar 2019. ahead of print Full Text

Alexander M. Tatara, Gerry L. Koons, Emma Watson, Trenton C.Piepergerdes, Sarita R. Shah, Brandon T. Smith, Jonathan Shum, James C.Melville, Issa A. Hanna, Nagi Demian, Tang Ho, Anthony Ratcliffe, Jeroen J. J. P. van den Beucken, John A. Jansen, Mark E. Wong, Antonios G. Mikos. Biomaterials-aided mandibular reconstruction using in vivo bioreactors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Mar 2019, 201819246; DOI:10.1073/pnas.1819246116. Full Text

Wang X., Lin M., and Kang Y. Engineering Porous β-Tricalcium Phosphate (β-TCP) Scaffolds with Multiple Channels to Promote Cell Migration, Proliferation, and Angiogenesis. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019 11 (9), 9223-9232. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b22041. Full Text


Zhang Q, Nguyen PD, Shi S, Burrell JC, Xu Q, Cullen KD, Le AD. Neural Crest Stem-Like Cells Non-genetically Induced from Human Gingiva-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Promote Facial Nerve Regeneration in Rats. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Jan 25. doi: 10.1007/s12035-018-0913-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29372546 Full Text

Qunzhou Zhang, Phuong Nguyen, Shihong Shi, Justin Burrell, Kacy Cullen, Anh D. Le. 3D Bioprinted Scaffold-free Nerve Constructs with Human Gingiva-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells as Bioink Promote Rat Facial Nerve Regeneration. Scientific Reportsvolume 8, Article number: 6634 (2018) Full Text

Kaplan HM. Regulating non-viable tissue. Chapter. Section: Regulatory pathways and barriers to implementation of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Richmond FJ, Section ed. In: Warburton D, ed. “Encyclopedia of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine”. USA: Elsevier. In Press, Apr 2018.

Kaplan HM. Regulating non-viable tissue. Elsevier Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. USA: Elsevier Online. In Press, Apr 2018.

Jazayeri, H. E.; Dorafshar, A. H. “Engineering a New Era: Will Autogenous Tissue Remain the Gold Standard for Head and Neck Reconstruction?”, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, published online: 2018. Full Text

Kang Y. Chang J. Channels in a porous scaffold: a new player for vascularization. Future Medicine. Regenerative Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 6. Online, 24 Sep 2018. Full Text



AM Emmakah1, 4, HE Arman2, JC Bragg3, T Greene3, MB Alvarez2, PJ Childress2, WS Goebel4,MA Kacena2, CC Lin1, 3, and TM Chu. A Fast-Degrading Thiol-Acrylate based Hydrogel for Cranial Regeneration, Journal of Biomaterials., at press: 2017. Abstract

Han, Z.; Trout, W. S.; Liu, S.; Andrade, G. A.; Hudson, D. A.; Scinto, S. L.; Dicker, K. T.; Li, Y.; Lazouski, N.; Rosenthal, J.; Thorpe, C; Jia, X.; Fox, J. M. “Rapid Bioorthogonal Chemistry Turn–on through Enzymatic or Long Wavelength Photocatalytic Activation of Tetrazine Ligation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 38, 5978–5983.   Full Text

Jiabing Fan, Joan Pi-Anfruns, Mian Guo, Dan C. S. Im, Zhong-Kai Cui, Soyon Kim, Benjamin M. Wu, Tara L. Aghaloo & Min Lee. Small molecule-mediated tribbles homolog 3 promotes bone formation induced by bone morphogenetic protein-2. Scientific Reports, published online: 2017. Full Text

Zhang Q, Nguyen P, Xu Q, Park W, Lee S, Furuhashi A, Le AD. Neural Progenitor-Like Cells Induced from Human Gingiva-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Regulate Myelination of Schwann Cells in Rat Sciatic Nerve Regeneration. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 Feb;6(2):458-470. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2016-0177 PMID: 27604215 Full Text


Ravikrishnan, A.; Ozdemir, T.; Bah, M.; Baskerville, K. A.; Shah, S. I.; Ayyappan, R. K.; Jia, X. “Regulation of Epithelial–to–Mesenchymal Transition Using Biomimetic Fibrous Scaffolds” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b05646. Full Text

A.M. Tatara, S.R. Shah, N. Demian, T. Ho, J. Shum, J.J.J.P. van den Beucken, J.A. Jansen, M.E. Wong, and A.G. Mikos, “Reconstruction of Large Mandibular Defects Using Autologous Tissues Generated From In Vivo Bioreactors,” Acta Biomaterialia, 45, 72-84 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.actbio.2016.09.013  Read Abstract

AM Tatara, SR Shah, E Watson, BT Smith, N Demian, IA Hanna, JC Melville, J Shum, T Ho, JJ van den Beucken, JA Jansen, ME Wong, AG Mikos “Ovine Model For Generation of Tissue-Engineered Vascularized Bone of Large Volume and Custom Geometry” Tissue Engineering Part A (22). 2016, Dec; S155-156 Read Abstract


Ruggiero L, Zimmerman BK, Park M, Han L, Wang L, Burris DL, Lu XL. Roles of the Fibrous Superficial Zone in the Mechanical Behavior of TMJ Condylar Cartilage. Annals of biomedical engineering. 2015; PMID: 25893511  Abstract






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