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Makarand V. Risbud

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Thomas Jefferson University

1015 Walnut Street




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  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, USA. 2004 - 2011
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Graduate Program in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA. 2005 - 2007
  • Tissue Engineering and Banking Laboratory, National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, India. 2003


  1. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc. Ponnappan, R.K., Markova, D.Z., Antonio, P.J., Murray, H.B., Vaccaro, A.R., Shapiro, I.M., Anderson, D.G., Albert, T.J., Risbud, M.V. Arthritis. Research. &. Therapy (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. Hypoxic regulation of nucleus pulposus cell survival: from niche to notch. Risbud, M.V., Schipani, E., Shapiro, I.M. Am. J. Pathol. (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Evidence for skeletal progenitor cells in the degenerate human intervertebral disc. Risbud, M.V., Guttapalli, A., Tsai, T.T., Lee, J.Y., Danielson, K.G., Vaccaro, A.R., Albert, T.J., Gazit, Z., Gazit, D., Shapiro, I.M. Spine (2007) [Pubmed]
  4. Osteogenic potential of adult human stem cells of the lumbar vertebral body and the iliac crest. Risbud, M.V., Shapiro, I.M., Guttapalli, A., Di Martino, A., Danielson, K.G., Beiner, J.M., Hillibrand, A., Albert, T.J., Anderson, D.G., Vaccaro, A.R. Spine (2006) [Pubmed]
  5. Toward an optimum system for intervertebral disc organ culture: TGF-beta 3 enhances nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus survival and function through modulation of TGF-beta-R expression and ERK signaling. Risbud, M.V., Di Martino, A., Guttapalli, A., Seghatoleslami, R., Denaro, V., Vaccaro, A.R., Albert, T.J., Shapiro, I.M. Spine (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Nucleus pulposus cells upregulate PI3K/Akt and MEK/ERK signaling pathways under hypoxic conditions and resist apoptosis induced by serum withdrawal. Risbud, M.V., Fertala, J., Vresilovic, E.J., Albert, T.J., Shapiro, I.M. Spine (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Stem cells in craniofacial and dental tissue engineering. Risbud, M.V., Shapiro, I.M. Orthod. Craniofac. Res (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Hypoxia activates MAPK activity in rat nucleus pulposus cells: regulation of integrin expression and cell survival. Risbud, M.V., Guttapalli, A., Albert, T.J., Shapiro, I.M. Spine (2005) [Pubmed]
  9. Differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells towards a nucleus pulposus-like phenotype in vitro: implications for cell-based transplantation therapy. Risbud, M.V., Albert, T.J., Guttapalli, A., Vresilovic, E.J., Hillibrand, A.S., Vaccaro, A.R., Shapiro, I.M. Spine (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. In vivo biocompatibility evaluation of cellulose macrocapsules for islet immunoisolation: Implications of low molecular weight cut-off. Risbud, M.V., Bhargava, S., Bhonde, R.R. J. Biomedical Materials Research. (2003) [Pubmed]
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