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  • Neurocranial Growth in the OIM Mouse Model of Osteogenesis Imperfecta 

    Husain, Tooba; Miller, Courtney; Steele, Ashley; Gonzales, Lauren; Handler, Emma; Organ, Jason; Menegaz, Rachel (2022)
    Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a disorder of type I collagen characterized by abnormal bone formation and weakened bone architecture. Human patients with OI have larger cranial vaults (macrocephaly), altered cranial base ...
  • Effects of Osteogenesis Imperfecta on the Cochlea and Sensorineural Hearing 

    Huston, Lila Athena; Menegaz, Rachel; Handler, Emma; Organ, Jason; Gonzales, Lauren (2022)
    Background: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), a developmental disorder of type I collagen, is known to cause hearing loss in ~ 60% of the diseased population. Identified forms include conductive hearing loss (17.4% of OI ...
  • Unilateral Renal Hypoplasia 

    Wieters, Matthew; Tran, Kylie; Smith, Zane; Thayyil, Hibaa; Weber, Landan; Fisher, Cara (2022)
    Background: Unilateral renal hypoplasia can occur as a result of, or in conjunction with, comorbidities such as hypertension, vascular diseases, pyelonephritis, and congenital developmental disorders. Contralateral renal ...
  • Additive Effects of Diabetes and Lower-Limb Amputation on Osteoarthritis with Comparison to Diabetic and Healthy Controls 

    Ngo, Wayne; Finnerty, Cait; Finco, Malaka; Holley, Bethany; Menegaz, Rachel (2022)
    Purpose: Individuals with type II diabetes and individuals with lower-limb amputation each have increased risks of developing osteoarthritis compared to the general population. Despite the high co-occurrence of type II ...
  • Extensor Tendon Injury Outcomes Based on Zone of Injury 

    Yousuf, Hayyan; Garcia, Laura; Dalton, Stewart; Pientka, William (2022)
    Purpose: Extensor tendons are located on the dorsal surface of the hand, however they lie superficially and are protected only by a thin layer of soft tissue. This makes them vulnerably to injury and morbidity. There are ...

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