Recent Publications

Recent Publications:

  1. Zhu Q, Gao X, Li N, Gu W, Eismont F, Brown MD,: “Kinetics of Charged Antibiotic Penetration into Human Intervertebral Discs: A Numerical Study”, Journal of Biomechanics, in press, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.07.012. NIHMS806933
  1. Gao X, Zhu Q, Gu W: “Prediction of Glycosaminoglycan Synthesis in Intervertebral Disc under Mechanical Loading”, Journal of Biomechanics, in press, 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.05.028. NIHMS793931
  1. Zhu Q, Gao X, Temple TH, Brown MD, Gu W: “Simulation of Water Content Distributions in Degenerated Human Intervertebral Discs”, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, in press, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/jor.23284.  NIHMSID: 785851
  1. Gao X, Zhu Q, Gu W: “An anisotropic multiphysics model for intervertebral disc”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 83(2), 021011 (8 pages), 2016. (doi:10.1115/1.4031793) PMCID: PMC4824135
  1. Zhu Q, Gao X, Temple HT, Brown MD, Gu W: “Simulation of biological therapies for degenerated intervertebral discs” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 34:699-708, 2016. (doi: 10.1002/jor.23061) PMCID: PMC4833445
  1. Zhu Q, Gao X, Levene H, Brown MD, Gu W: “Influences of Nutrition Supply and Pathways on the Degenerative Patterns in Human Intervertebral Disc”, Spine, 41(7):568-576, 2016. PMCID: PMC4808448 (DOI: 1097/BRS.0000000000001292)
  1. Gao X, Zhu Q, Gu W: “Analyzing the effects of mechanical and osmotic loading on glycosaminoglycan synthesis rate in cartilaginous tissues”, Journal of Biomechanics 48:573–577, 2015. PMCID: PMC4337819
  1. Zhu Q, Gao X, Gu W: Temporal changes of mechanical signals and extracellular composition in human intervertebral disc during degenerative progression. Journal of Biomechanics, 47:3734–3743, 2014. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.09.004) PMCID: PMC4254359