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eCM, published by AO Research Institute Davos

eCM publishes preclinical research in the musculoskeletal field (Trauma, Maxillofacial (including dental), Spine and Orthopaedics) and the cells & materials used in the replacement, repair or regeneration of these tissues.

eCM Impact Factor 2013 4.887. Five year Impact Factor 5.991

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eCM is proud to announce that one of its long standing Scientific Editors, Prof. Mauro Alini, is the recipient of the 2015 ORS Marshall R. Urist, MD Award. We congratulate him on this tremendous achievement! He is the second scientific Editor to receive this illustrious award after Prof. Chris Evans, who was the 2009 recipient.

eCM also has a co-endorsement agreement between the eCM Conference 2015 and the ORS 2015 Annual meeting.

Recent Papers:

What are your colleagues citing? (Accurate as of 08th September 2014)

  • Top 10 cited 2012/2013
  • Top 10 cited last 5 years
  • Top 10 cited ever

1) Osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells is regulated by osteocyte and osteoblast cells in a simplified bone niche E Birmingham, GL Niebur, PE McHugh, G Shaw, FP Barry, LM McNamara

2) Chondrogenic differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells from osteoarthritic chondrocytes in alginate matrix Y Wei, W Zeng, R Wan, J Wang, Q Zhou, S Qiu, SR Singh

3) In search of an osteoblast cell model for in vitro research EM Czekanska, MJ Stoddart, RG Richards, JS Hayes)

4) Molecular and biophysical mechanisms regulating hypertrophic differentiation in chondrocytes and mesenchymal stem cells D Studer, C Millan, E Öztürk, K Maniura-Weber, M Zenobi-Wong

5) Tissue engineering for articular cartilage repair – the state of the art B Johnstone, M Alini, M Cucchiarini, GR Dodge, D Eglin, F Guilak, H Madry, A Mata, RL Mauck, CE Semino, MJ Stoddart

6) Reactive oxygen species (ROS) – a family of fate deciding molecules pivotal in constructive inflammation and wound healing N Bryan, H Ahswin, N Smart, Y Bayon, S Wohlert, JA Hunt

7) Inflammatory and catabolic signalling in intervertebral discs: The roles of NF-κB and MAP Kinases K Wuertz, N Vo, D Kletsas, N Boos

8) Changes in embryonic stem cell colony morphology and early differentiation markers driven by colloidal crystal topographical cues L Ji, VLS LaPointe, ND Evans, MM Stevens

9) Hydrostatic pressure acts to stabilise a chondrogenic phenotype in porcine joint tissue derived stem cells T Vinardell, RA Rolfe, CT Buckley, EG Meyer, M Ahearne, P Murphy, DJ Kelly

10) Skeletal muscle secreted factors prevent glucocorticoid-induced osteocyte apoptosis through activation of β-catenin K Jähn, N Lara-Castillo, L Brotto, CL Mo, ML Johnson, M Brotto, LF Bonewald

1) Substrate stiffness affects early differentiation events in embryonic stem cells
ND Evans, C Minelli, E Gentleman, V LaPointe, SN Patankar, M Kallivretaki, X Chen, CJ Roberts, MM Stevens

2) Mesenchymal stem cells: a perspective from in vitro cultures to in vivo migration and niches A Augello, TB Kurth, C De Bari

3) Design of ceramic-based cements and putties for bone graft substitution
M Bohner

4) Human mandible bone defect repair by the grafting of dental pulp stem/progenitor cells and collagen sponge biocomplexes
R d’Aquino, A De Rosa, V Lanza, V Tirino, L Laino, A Graziano, V Desiderio, G Laino, G Papaccio

5) Long-term dynamic loading improves the mechanical properties of chondrogenic mesenchymal stem cell-laden hydrogel
AH Huang, MJ Farrell, M Kim, RL Mauck

6) Roles of inflammatory and anabolic cytokines in cartilage metabolism: signals and multiple effectors converge upon MMP-13 regulation in osteoarthritis
MB Goldring, M Otero, DA Plumb, C Dragomir, M Favero, K El Hachem, K Hashimoto, HI Roach, E Olivotto, RM Borzì, KB Marcu

7) Osteoinductive biomaterials: current knowledge of properties, experimental models and biological mechanisms
AMC Barradas, H Yuan, CA van Blitterswijk, P Habibovic

8) Proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament cells on akermanite and β-TCP bioceramics
L Xia, Z Zhang, L Chen, W Zhang, D Zeng, X Zhang, J Chang, X Jiang

9) Micromass co-culture of human articular chondrocytes and human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells to investigate stable neocartilage tissue formation in vitro S Giovannini, J Diaz-Romero, T Aigner, P Heini, P Mainil-Varlet, D Nesic

10) Aligned electrospun polymer fibres for skeletal muscle regeneration
KJ Aviss, JE Gough, S Downes

 

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