Jeremy J Mao

Title/Position
Edwin S. Robinson Professor of Dentistry
Co-Director, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration
Address
630 W. 168 Street, VC12-211, New York NY 10032, United States
Contact
+1 212 305 4475
Research
  • Basic Science
  • Clinical Science
Key word or phrase descriptors for area of expertise: 
Stem cells, tooth regeneration, cartilage regeneration, bone regeneration, wound healing, biomaterials, orthodontic tooth movement, TMJ, ligament/tendon regeneration, adipose tissue, dermal fibroblasts

Dr. Jeremy Mao is a clinician/scientist, and currently Edwin S. Robinson Professor of Dentistry at Columbia University.  Dr. Mao has received multiple national and international awards for his contribution to scientific research.  Dr. Mao has published over 200 scientific articles, proceedings, book chapters and books.  Dr. Mao has delivered over 360 invited, keynote and plenary lectures worldwide.  Dr. Mao has been active in the field of orthopedic research, plastic surgery research and dental/craniofacial research.  Dr. Mao’s laboratory has trained dozens of scientists and clinicians that are in academia, industry and government.  Dr. Mao’s research group is currently funded by NIH and other grants in the areas of stem cell biology, tissue engineering and wound healing.  Dr. Mao serves as a consultant for funding agencies in the United States as well as in China, EU, UK, France, Sweden, Holland, Canada, Singapore, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and other countries.

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications - Three selected citations: 

1.  Lee CH, Cook JL, Mendelson A, Moioli EK, Yao H, Mao JJ* (2010) Regeneration of articular surface of synovial joint by cell homing. The Lancet 376(9739):440-8. PMID: 20692530.

2. Lee CH, Shah B, Moioli EK, Mao JJ* (2010) CTGF directs fibroblast differentiation from human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells and defines connective tissue healing in a rodent injury model. Journal of Clinical Investigation 120:3340-3349. PMID: 20679726.

3.  Mao JJ*, Prockop DJ (2012) Stem cells in the face: Tooth regeneration and beyond.  Cell Stem Cell 11:291-301. PMID: 22958928

Complete list of publications - link to pubmed: 

1.  Nie H, Lee CH, Tan J, Lu C, Mendelson A, Chen M, Embree MC, Kong K, Shah B, Wang S, Cho S, Mao JJ* (2012) Musculoskeletal tissue engineering by endogenous stem cells. Cell & Tissue Research 347(3):665-676.  PMID: 22382390

2.  Mao JJ*, Kim SG, Zhou J, Ye L, Cho S, Suzuki T, Fu SY, Yang R, Zhou X (2012) Regenerative endodontics: barriers and strategies for clinical translation. Dental Clinics of North America 56(3):639-649. PMID: 22835543.

3.  Nie H, Lee CH, Fu SY, Mao JJ* (2012) Biomaterials Selection for Dental Pulp Regeneration. In Ducheyne P (Ed).  Comprehensive Biomaterials. Elsevier (In press).

4.  Kim SG, Zhou J, Solomon C, Zheng Y, Suzuki T, Chen M, Song S, Jiang N, Cho S, Mao JJ*, (2012) Effects of growth factors on dental stem/progenitor cells. Dental Clinics of North America 56(3):563-575. PMID: 22835538

5.  Nie H, Mao JJ* (2012) Dental and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering. In: Fisher J, Mikos AG (Eds) Biomedical Engineering Handbook, 4th Ed. CRC Press. (In press).

6.  Wang XD, Kou XX, Mao JJ, Gan YH, Zhou YH (2012) Sustained inflammation induces degeneration of the temporomandibular joint. Journal of Dental Research 91(5):499-505. PMID: 22427270

7.  Tan J, Fan L, Mao JJ, Chen B, Zheng L, Zhang T, Li T, Duan J, Duan Y, Jin Z, Kuang W. Restoration of miR-34a in p53 deficient cells unexpectedly promotes the cell survival by increasing NFκB activity. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 113:2903-2908. PMID: 22531959

8.  Embree MC, Mendelson A, Lu C, Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2012) Regeneration: endogenous stem cells vs. transplanted stem cells.  In Ma P (Ed). Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine. Cambridge University Press (In press).

9.  Embree MC, Ono M, Kilts T, Walker D, Mikhail J, Mao JJ, Bi Y, Barth JL, Young M (2011) Role of subchondral bone during early-stage experimental TMJ osteoarthritis. Journal of Dental Research 90:1331-1338.  PMID: 21917603.

10. Yuan Z, Nie H, Yuan Z, Wang S, Lee CH, Li A, Fu. SY, Zhou H, Embree MC, Chen LL, Mao JJ* (2011) Biomaterials selection for tooth regeneration. Tissue Engineering Part B 17:373-388.  PMID: 21699433.

11. Yildirim S, Can A, Arican M, Embree MC, Mao JJ* (2011) Characterization of dental pulp defects and repair in a canine model. American Journal of Dentistry 24:331-335. PMID: 22263328

12. Kaukua N, Mao JJ* (2011) Stem cells in craniofacial development and growth. Seminars in Orthodontics (In press).

13. Yildirim S, Fu SY, Kim K, Zhou H, Lee CH, Li A, Kim SG, Wang S, Mao JJ* (2011) Tooth regeneration: A revolution in stomatology and evolution in regenerative medicine. International Journal of Oral Science  3:107-116. PMID: 21789959

14. Kaukua N, Mao JJ* (2011) Tissue engineering in orthodontic therapy. In: Scope of Interactive Orthodontics. Krishnan V, Davidovitch Z(Eds). CRC Press (In press).

15. Mendelson A, Frank E, Allred C, Jones E, Chen M, Zhao WL, Mao JJ* (2011) Chondrogenesis by chemotactic homing of synovium, bone Marrow and adipose stem cells. FASEB Journal 25:3496-3504. PMID: 21746864.

16. Yang R, Chen M, Lee CH, Yoon R, Lal S, Mao JJ* (2010) Clones of ectopic stem cells colonize muscle defects in vivo. PloS One 5(10):e13547. PMID: 20975999.

17. Liu JR, Mao JJ*, Chen L (2010) Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions as a working concept for oral mucosa regeneration. Tissue Engineering Part C 17:25-31. PMID: 21062224

18. Ahn JM, Mao JJ (2010) Adipose tissue engineering from adult human stem cells: a new concept in biosurgery. Facial Plastic Surgery 26:413-420. PMID: 20853233

19. Yourek G, McCormick SM, Mao JJ, Reilly GC (2010) Shear stress induces osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Regenerative Medicine 5:713-724. PMID: 20868327

20. Moioli EK, Chen M, Wu J, Shah B, Rohde C, Mao JJ* (2010) Hybrid adipogenic implants from adipose stem cells for soft tissue reconstruction in vivo. Tissue Engineering Part A 16:3299-3307. PMID: 20528671.

21. Kim JY, Xin XJ, Moioli EK, Lee CH, Chen M, Chung J, Fu SY, Koch PD, Mao JJ* (2010) Regeneration of dental pulp-like tissue by chemotaxis-induced cell homing.  Tissue Engineering Part A 16(10):3023-31. PMID: 20486799.

22. Shah BS, Mao JJ* (2010) Mesenchymal stem cells labeling by bioconjugated quantum dots.  In: Methods in Molecular Imaging. Shah K (Ed). Humana Press (In press).

23. Hagg D, Shah BS, Mao JJ* (2010) Soft Tissue Restoration by Regenerated Tissue Grafts.  In: Harold S. Bernstein HS (Ed) Tissue Engineering in Regenerative Medicine. Springer Science and Business Press.

24. Kim K, Lee CH, Kim R, Mao JJ* (2010) Anatomically shaped tooth and periodontal regeneration by cell homing.  Journal of Dental Research 89:842-847. PMID: 20448245

25.  Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2010) Cartilage and Synovial Joint Regeneration by Cell Homing in Bioprinted, Anatomically Correct 3D Scaffolds. In 3-D Tissue Engineering. Yarmush ML, Langer RS (Eds).  Artech House.

26.  Mao JJ*, Stosich MS, Moioli E, Lee CH, Fu SY, Bastian B, Eisig SB, Zemnick C, Ascherman J, Wu J, Rohde C, Ascherman J (2010) Facial reconstruction by biosurgery: cell transplantation vs. cell homing. Tissue Engineering Part B 16:257-262.

27.  Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2010) Functional Regeneration of Synovial Joint In Vivo: Role of Biomaterials and Scaffold Design. In: Guelcher S, Hollinger J (Eds) An Introduction to Biomaterials (2nd Ed). CRC Press.

28. Mao JJ*(2010) Tooth regeneration: current status.  In Hunziker E, Ferri J (Eds)Tissue Engineering: Current Status. Woodhead Publishing.

29. Mendelson A, Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2010) Cartilage regeneration with or without cell transplantation. In Stem Cell Bioengineering and Tissue Engineering Microenvironment. Prakash S, Shum-Tim D (Eds).  World Scientific Publishing Company.

30. Mao JJ*(2010) Orthodontics at a pivotal point of transformation. Seminars in Orthodontics 16:143-146.

31. Lee CH, Hollister SJ, Marion MW, Mao JJ* (2009) Tissue formation and vascularization of anatomically shaped human tibial condyle in vivo. Tissue Engineering Part A 15:3923-3930.

32. Shah BS, Matushansky I, Betz K, Hricik TR, Rosenblum C, Mills J, Mao JJ* (2009) Quantum dots as cell tracking probes and drug carrier.  In Sitharaman B (Ed.) Nanobiomaterials CRC press/Taylor Francis group (Boca Raton, Florida, USA).

33. Stosich MS, Moioli EK, Wu JK, Lee CH, Rohde C, Yousef AM, Ascherman J, Diraddo R, Marion NW, Mao JJ* (2009) Bioengineering strategies to generate vascularized soft tissue grafts with sustained shape. Methods 47:116-121.

34. Mao JJ*, Stosich MS, Moioli E, Lee CH, Fu SY, Bastian B, Eisig SB, Zemnick C, Ascherman J, Wu J, Rohde C, Ascherman J (2009) Facial reconstruction by biosurgery: cell transplantation vs. cell homing. Tissue Engineering Part B 16(2):257-62.

35.  Shah BS, Mao JJ* (2009) Mesenchymal stem cells labeling by bioconjugated quantum dots.  In: Methods in Molecular Imaging. Shah K (Ed). Humana Press.

36. Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2009) Bioprinted 3D scaffolds for cartilage regeneration. In Hollinger JC (Eds). Biomaterials and Applications in Medicine. CRC Press.

37. Shah BS, Matushansky I, Betz K, Hricik TR, Rosenblum C, Mills J, Mao JJ* (2009) Quantum dots as cell tracking probes and drug carrier.  In Sitharaman B (Ed.) Nanobiomaterials CRC press/Taylor Francis group (Boca Raton, Florida, USA).

38.  Mendelson A, Lee CH, Mao JJ* (2009) Cartilage regeneration by cell homing. In 3-D Tissue Engineering. Yarmush ML, Langer RS (Eds).  Artech House.

40.  Marion MW, Mao JJ* (2009) Mesenchymal stem cells and tissue engineering – an update. Methods in Enzymology Best Series Article.

41. Mao JJ*(2009) Stem cells and dentistry. Journal of Dental Hygiene 83:173-174.

42. Functional Tissue Engineering Conference Group* (2009) Evaluation criteria for musculoskeletal and craniofacial tissue engineering constructs: a conference report. Tissue Engineering Part B 14:2089-2104. *NIH Sponsored Conference report (one of 28 co-authors).

43. Keskar V, Marion NW, Mao JJ, Gemeinhart RA (2009) In vitro evaluation of macroporous hydrogels to facilitate stem cell infiltration, growth and differentiation. Tissue Engineering Part A 15:1695-1707.

44. Lee CH, Yourek G, Clark PA, Moioli EK, Mao JJ* (2008) Tissue Engineering in Musculoskeletal Applications.  In: The Protocols in Musculoskeletal Research.  Eds. Qin YX, Rubin CT.  World Scientific Press pp. 256-269.

45. Moioli EK, Clark PA, Dennis JE, Erickson H, Gerson SL, Mao JJ* (2008) Synergistic actions of hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells in vascularizing bioengineered tissues. PloS One 3(12):e3922.

46. Clark PA, Moioli EK, Sumner DR, Mao JJ* (2008) Porous implants as drug delivery vehicles to augment tissue ingrowth. FASEB Journal 22:1684-1693.

47. Moioli EK, Clark PA, Sumner DR, Mao JJ* (2008) Autologous stem cell regeneration in craniosynostosis. Bone 42:332-340.

48. Xin AJ, Marion MW, Sun TY, Tucker T, Kennedy S, Mao JJ* (2008) Synovial joint regeneration: fundamental and translational approaches. In Translational Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Eds. Mao JJ, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Mikos AG, Atala A. Artech House, Boston, London. Pp. 235-249.

49. Moioli EK, Stosich MS, Marion MW, Lee CH, Shah BS, Mao JJ* (2008) Adipose tissue regeneration for plastic and reconstructive surgery. In Translational Approaches in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Eds. Mao JJ, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Mikos AG, Atala A. Artech House, Boston, London. Pp. 146-157.

50. Mao JJ*(2008) Stem cells and the future of dental care. New York State Dental Journal 98:56-59.

51. Kim J, Zemnick C, Mao JJ* (2008) Restoration of Oral and Craniofacial Defects by Stem Cells and Bioengineering Approaches.  In The Science and Practice of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Eds. Nanda R, Kapila S.  Elsevier, New York pp. 134-149.

52. Clark PA, Moioli EK, Sumner DR, Mao JJ* (2008) Porous implants as drug delivery vehicles to augment host tissue integration. FASEB Journal 22:1684-1693.

53. Moioli EK, Clark PA, Sumner DR, Mao JJ* (2008) Autologous stem cell regeneration in craniosynostosis. Bone 42:332-340.

54. Peptan IA, Lopez A, Kopher R, Mao JJ* (2008) Anabolic responses of intramembranous bone and sutures upon in vivo cyclic tensile and compressive loading. Bone 42:432-438.

55. Lewis NW, Hussain MA, Mao JJ* (2008) Investigation of nano-mechanical properties of annulus fibrosus using atomic force microscopy. Micron 39:1008-1019.

56. Lee CH, Moioli EK, Xin XJ, Mao JJ* (2007) Tissue Engineering in Musculoskeletal Applications.  In: Protocols in Musculoskeletal Research.  Eds. Qin YX, Rubin CT.  World Scientific Publishing; pp.178-186.

57. Stosich MS, Bastian B, Marion NW, Clark PA, Reilly GC, Mao JJ* (2007) Vascularized adipose tissue grafts from human mesenchymal stem cells with bioactive cues and microchannel conduits. Tissue Engineering 13:2881-2890. (PMID: 17824832)

58. Moioli EK, Clark PA, Xin XJ, Lal S, Mao JJ* (2007) Matrices and scaffolds for drug delivery in dental, oral and craniofacial tissue engineering. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 59:308-324.

59. Shah BS, Clark PA, Stroscio M, Moioli EK, Mao JJ* (2007) Labeling of human mesenchymal stem cells and during lineage specific differentiations by bioconjugated quantum dots. Nano Letters 7:3071-3079.

60. Xin XJ, Hussain M, Mao JJ* (2007) Self replication of human mesenchymal stem cells and continuing differentiation of derived chondrogenic and osteogenic lineages in electrospun PLGA nanofiber scaffold. Biomaterials 28:316-325.

61. Detamore MS, Athanasiou KA, Mao JJ (2007) A call to action for bioengineers and dental professionals: Directives for the Future of TMJ Bioengineering.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering 35:1301–1311.

62. Stosich MS, Mao JJ* (2007) Adipose tissue engineering from human adult stem cells: clinical implications in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 119:71-83.

63. Moioli EK, Hong L, Mao JJ* (2007) Inhibition of osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Wound Repair and Regeneration 15:413-421.

64. Troken A, Marion NW, Hollister SJ, Mao JJ* (2007) Cell density in synovial joint tissue engineering. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 221:429-440.

65. Othman H, Thonar EJ, Mao JJ* (2007) Modulation of neonatal growth plate development by ex vivo intermittent mechanical stress. Journal of Biomechanics 40:2686–2693.

66. Tomkoria S, Masuda K, Mao JJ* (2007) Nanomechanical Properties of Self-Assembled, Alginate-Recovered-Chondrocyte Matrix for Cartilage Regeneration. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 221:467-473.

67. Yourek G, Hussian MA, Mao JJ* (2007). Cytoskeletal changes of mesenchymal stem cells during differentiation. ASAIO Journal 53:219-228.

68. Troken, Marion NW, Hollister SJ, Mao JJ* (2007) Cell density in synovial joint tissue engineering. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 221:429-440.

69. Detamore MS, Athanasiou KA, Mao JJ (2007) A call to action for bioengineers and dental professionals: Directives for the Future of TMJ Bioengineering.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering 35:1301–1311.

70.  Mao JJ*, Collins FM (2007) Stem cells: Sources, therapeutics and the dental profession. Dental CE Digest c11:1-10.

71.  Xin XJ, Hussain M, Mao JJ* (2007) Self replication of human mesenchymal stem cells and continuing differentiation of derived chondrogenic and osteogenic lineages in electrospun PLGA nanofiber scaffold. Biomaterials 28:316-325.

72.  Xin AJ, Marion MW, Sun TY, Tucker T, Kennedy S, Mao JJ* (2007) Synovial joint regeneration: fundamental and translational approaches. In Regenerative Medicine: Tissue Engineering and Translational Approaches. Eds. Mao JJ, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Mikos AG, Atala A. Artech House, Boston, London. Pp. 145-162.

73. Moioli EK, Stosich MS, Marion MW, Lee CH, Shah BS, Mao JJ* (2007) Adipose tissue regeneration for plastic and reconstructive surgery. In Regenerative Medicine: Tissue Engineering and Translational Approaches. Eds. Mao JJ, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Mikos AG, Atala A. Artech House, Boston, London. Pp. 209-230.

74.  Vij K, Mao JJ* (2006) Geometry and cell density of rat craniofacial sutures during early postnatal development and upon in vivo cyclic loading. Bone 38:722-730.

75.  Sundaramurthy S, Mao JJ* (2006) Mechanical modulation of endochondral development in the distal femoral condyle. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 24:229-241.

76. Peptan IA, Hong L, Mao JJ* (2006) Comparison of osteogenic potentials of visceral and subcutaneous adipose-derived cells of rabbits. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 117:1462-1470.

77. Moioli EK, Hong L, Guardado J, Clark PA, Mao JJ* (2006) Controlled release of TGF?3 on early osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Engineering 12:537-546.

78. Tang M, Mao JJ* (2006) Matrix and gene expression in the rat cranial base growth plate. Cell & Tissue Research 324:467-474.

79. Grau N, Daw J, Patel RV, Lewis NW, Mao JJ* (2006) Nanomechanical and nanostructural properties of synostosed human cranial sutures. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 17:91-98.

80. Ingber DE, Mow VC, Butler D, Niklason L, Huard J, Mao JJ, Yannas I, Kaplan D, Vunjak-Novakovic G (2006) Tissue engineering and developmental biology: going biomimetic. Tissue Engineering 12:3265-3285.

81. Marion NW, Mao JJ* (2006) Mesenchymal stem cells and tissue engineering. Methods in Enzymology 420:339-361.

82. Mao JJ*, Giannobile WV, Helms JA, Hollister SJ, Krebsbach PH, Longaker MT, Shi S (2006) Craniofacial tissue engineering by stem cells. Journal of Dental Research 85:966-979.

83. Troken A, Wan LC, Marion NW, Mow VC, Mao JJ* (2006) Properties of Cartilage and Menisci. Wiley Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation 55:63-80.

84. Almubarak R, Da Silveira A, Mao JJ* (2005) Expression of matrix metalloproteinase genes 1 and 2 in rat facial and cranial sutures. Cell & Tissue Research 321:465-471.

85. Stosich MS, Mao JJ* (2005) Stem cell based soft tissue grafts for plastic and reconstructive surgeries. Seminars in Plastic Surgery 19:251-260.

86. Clark PA, Rodriguez T, Sumner DR, Hussain M, Mao JJ* (2005) Micromechanical stresses enhance trabecular bone ingrowth surrounding rabbit femur titanium implants. Journal of Applied Physiology 98:1922-1929.

87.  Hong L, Peptan A, Clark PA, Mao JJ* (2005) Ex vivo adipose tissue engineering by human marrow stromal cell seeded gelatin sponge. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 33:511-517.

88.  Almubarak R, Da Silveira A, Mao JJ* (2005) Expression of matrix metalloproteinase genes 1 and 2 in rat facial and cranial sutures. Cell & Tissue Research 321:465-471.

89. Collins JM, Ramamoorthy K, Da Silveira A, Patston PA, Mao JJ* (2005) Microstrain in intramembranous bones induces altered gene expression of MMP1 and MMP2 in the rat. Journal of Biomechanics 38:485-492.

90. Alhadlaq A, Tang M, Mao JJ* (2005) Engineered adipose tissue from human mesenchymal stem cells maintains predefined shape and dimension: Implications in soft tissue augmentation and reconstruction. Tissue Engineering 11:556-566.

91. Rahaman MN, Liang W, Day DE, Marion NW, Reilly GC, Mao JJ* (2005) Preparation and bioactive characteristics of porous borate glass substrates. Ceramic Engineering and Science 26:3-10.

92. Alhadlaq A, Mao JJ* (2005) Tissue engineered osteochondral constructs in the shape of an articular condyle. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery AM 87:936-944.

93. Marion NW, Liang W, Reilly GC, Day DE, Rahaman MN, Mao JJ* (2005) Borate glass supports the in vitro osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Advanced Materials and Structures 12:1-8.

94. Mao JJ*(2005) Stem cell driven regeneration of synovial joint. Biology of the Cell 97:289-301.

95. Rahaman MN, Mao JJ* (2005) Stem cell based composite tissue constructs for regenerative medicine. Biotechnology & Bioengineering 91:261-284.

96. Mao JJ*(2005) Craniofacial development: cells and mechanics. Current Opinions in Orthopaedics 16:331-337.

97. Alhadlaq A, Mao JJ* (2005) Osteochondral Tissue Engineering - Regeneration of Articular Condyle from Mesenchymal Stem Cells. In Ma PX, Elisseeff JH (Ed) Scaffolding for Tissue Engineering. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 545-564.

98. Hong L, Mao JJ* (2004) A tissue-engineered cranial suture from autologous cells and BMP2. Journal of Dental Research 83:751-756.

99. Yourek G, Alhadlaq A, Patel R, McCormick S, Reilly GC, Mao JJ* (2004) Nanophysical properties of living cells: The Cytoskeleton. In Dutta M, Stroscio M (Eds) Biological Nanostructures and Applications of Nanostructures in Biology: Electrical, Mechanical, and Optical Properties. New York, NY, Kluwer Academic Publishing, pp. 69-97.

100. Alhadlaq A, Patel RV, Caplan AI, Lennon DP, Lewis NT, Tomkoria S, Mao JJ* (2004) Characterization of nanophysical properties of living cells with atomic force microscopy.  In H. S. Nalwa (Ed) Handbook of Nanostructured Biomaterials and Their Applications. Am Sci Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, California. Pp. 237-248.

101. Alhadlaq A, Elisseeff JH, Hong L, Williams CG, Caplan AI, Sharma B, Kopher RA, Tomkoria S, Lennon DP, Lopez A, Mao JJ* (2004) Adult stem cell driven genesis of human-shaped articular condyle. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 32:911-923.

102. Radhakrishnan P, Lewis NW, Mao JJ* (2004) Zone-specific nanomechanical properties of the intercellular matrices of growth plate cartilage. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 32:284-291.

103. Allen DM, Mao JJ* (2004) Heterogeneous nanostructural and nanoelastic properties of pericellular and interterritorial matrices of chondrocytes by atomic force microscopy. Journal of Structural Biology 145:196-204.

104. Radhakrishnan P, Mao JJ* (2004) Elastic properties of rabbit facial sutures and sutural mineralization front by nanoindentation with atomic force microscopy. Journal of Dental Research 83:470-475.

105. Yourek G, Alhadlaq A, Patel R, McCormick S, Reilly GC, Mao JJ* (2004) Nanophysical properties of living cells: The Cytoskeleton. In Dutta M, Stroscio M (Eds) Biological Nanostructures and Applications of Nanostructures in Biology: Electrical, Mechanical, and Optical Properties. New York, NY, Kluwer Academic Publishing, pp. 69-97.

106. Mao JJ*, Nah H-D (2004) Growth and development: Hereditary and mechanical modulations. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 125:676-689.

107. Tomkoria S, Patel RV, Mao JJ* (2004) Heterogeneous micromechanical properties of articular and zonal regions of the rabbit radius condyle by atomic force microscopy.  Medical Engineering and Physics 26:815-822.

108. Alhadlaq A, Mao JJ* (2003) Tissue-engineered neogenesis of human-shaped mandibular condyle from rat mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Dental Research 82:950-955.

109. Kopher RA, Mao JJ* (2003) Sutural growth modulated by the oscillatory component of micromechanical strain. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 18:521-528.

110. Mao JJ*, Wang X, Kopher RA, Mooney MP, Nudera JA (2003) Strain induced osteogenesis in the cranial suture upon controlled delivery of low-frequency cyclic forces. Frontiers in Bioscience 8:a10-17.

111. Hu K, Qiguo R, Fang J, Mao JJ* (2003) Effects of condylar fibrocartilage on the biomechanical loading of the human temporomandibular joint in a three-dimensional finite element model. Medical Engineering and Physics 25:107-113.

112. Kopher RA, Nudera JA, Wang X, O'Grady K, Mao JJ* (2003) Expression of in vivo mechanical strain upon different wave forms of exogenous forces in rabbit craniofacial sutures. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 31:1125-1131.

113. Mao JJ*, Wang X, Kopher RA (2003) Suture biomechanics: implications on craniofacial orthopedics. Angle Orthodontics 73:128-135.

114.  Mao JJ*(2002) Mechanobiology of craniofacial sutures. Journal of Dental Research 81:810-816.

115.  Wang X, Mao JJ* (2002) Chondrocyte proliferation of the cranial base cartilage upon in vivo mechanical stresses. Journal of Dental Research 81:701-705.

116. Wang X, Mao JJ* (2002) Accelerated chondrogenesis of the rabbit cranial base growth plate upon oscillatory mechanical stimuli. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 17:457-462.

117. Oberheim MC, Mao JJ* (2002) Bone strain patterns of the zygomatic complex in response to simulated orthopedic forces. Journal of Dental Research 81:608-612.

118. Clark PA, Rodriguez T, Sumner DR, Clark AM, Mao JJ* (2002) Micromechanical analysis of bone-implant interface using atomic force microscopy. BMES-IEEE Journal 16:304-305.

119. Yacoub Y, Ismail H, Mao JJ* (2002) Transmission of bone strain in cortices of craniofacial bones of edentulous dry human skulls upon loading on dental implants. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 88:192-199.

120. Mao JJ*, Oberheim M, Tassick M, Cooper RA (1999) Stress patterns of craniofacial bones in response to orthopedic loading. In McNamara JA, Johnston LB (Eds.) Craniofacial Growth Series. Vol. 35: Orthopedic Modification of Craniofacial Growth. University of Michigan Press. 87-104.

121. Mao JJ*, Rahemtulla F, Scott PG (1998) Proteoglycan expression in articular tissues of the rat temporomandibular joint in response to bite raise. Journal of Dental Research 77:1520-1528.