New paper published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research

New work from the Killian Lab, in collaboration with Washington University and Imperial College London, on hip muscle imbalance during postnatal growth was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Abstract: The mechanical loading environment influences the development and maturation of joints. In this study, the influence of imbalanced muscular loading on joint … Continue reading New paper published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research

New paper published in FASEBJ on the role of Scleraxis in tendon enthesis maturation

Check out our most recent paper, Scleraxis is required for the development of a functional tendon enthesis (Killian Thomopoulos FASEBJ 2015), which was just published in the FASEB Journal. This work identified Scleraxis as an important contributor to enthesis maturation by showing that loss of Scleraxis leads to impaired biomechanical function of the tendon-to-bone attachment and also leads to … Continue reading New paper published in FASEBJ on the role of Scleraxis in tendon enthesis maturation