1. Reece DS, Thote T, Lin ASP, Willett NJ, Guldberg RE. Contrast enhanced μCT imaging of early articular changes in a pre-clinical model of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Jan;26(1):118-127. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2017.10.017. Epub 2017 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 29107695.
  2. Klosterhoff BS, Ghee Ong K, Krishnan L, Hetzendorfer KM, Chang YH, Allen MG, Guldberg RE, Willett NJ. Wireless Implantable Sensor for Noninvasive, Longitudinal Quantification of Axial Strain Across Rodent Long Bone Defects. J Biomech Eng. 2017 Nov 1;139(11). doi: 10.1115/1.4037937. PubMed PMID: 28975256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5676651.
  3. Caroti CM, Ahn H, Salazar HF, Joseph G, Sankar SB, Willett NJ, Wood LB, Taylor WR, Lyle AN. A Novel Technique for Accelerated Culture of Murine Mesenchymal Stem Cells that Allows for Sustained Multipotency. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 17;7(1):13334. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13477-y. PubMed PMID: 29042571; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5645326.
  4. Li MT, Ruehle MA, Stevens HY, Servies N, Willett NJ, Karthikeyakannan S, Warren GL, Guldberg RE, Krishnan L. * Skeletal Myoblast-Seeded Vascularized Tissue Scaffolds in the Treatment of a Large Volumetric Muscle Defect in the Rat Biceps Femoris Muscle. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017 Sep;23(17-18):989-1000. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2016.0523. Epub 2017 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 28372522; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5610391.
  5. Schwartz AM, Schenker ML, Ahn J, Willett NJ. Building better bone: The weaving of biologic and engineering strategies for managing bone loss. J Orthop Res. 2017 Sep;35(9):1855-1864. doi: 10.1002/jor.23592. Epub 2017 May 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 28467648.
  6. Klosterhoff BS, Tsang M, She D, Ong KG, Allen MG, Willett NJ, Guldberg RE. Implantable Sensors for Regenerative Medicine. J Biomech Eng. 2017 Feb 1;139(2). doi: 10.1115/1.4035436. Review. PubMed PMID: 27987300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5253675.
  7. Willett NJ, Thote T, Hart M, Moran S, Guldberg RE, Kamath RV. Quantitative pre-clinical screening of therapeutics for joint diseases using contrast enhanced micro-computed tomography. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Sep;24(9):1604-12. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2016.04.021. Epub 2016 May 4. PubMed PMID: 27155345.
  8. Dosier CR, Uhrig BA, Willet NJ, Krishnan L, Li MA, Stevens HY, Schwartz Z, Boyan BD, Guldberg RE. “Effect of Cell Type and Timing of Delivery for Cell Based Bone Tissue Engineering in a Critically Sized Femoral Segmental Defect Utilizing Biologically Functionalized Hydrogels.” Tissue Engineering Part A. 2015 Jan; 21(1-2):156-65. 
  9. Priddy LB, Chaudhuri O, Stevens HY, Krishnan L, Uhrig BA, Willett NJ, Guldberg RE. “Effects of alginate hydrogel oxidation on BMP-2 release and bone regeneration.” Acta Biomaterialia. 2014 Oct; 10(10):4390-9.
  10. Singh A, Diaz C, Agarwal R, Willett NJ, Lee A, Wang Q, Guldberg RE, Garcia AJ. “Nanoengineered particles for enhanced intra-articular retention and delivery of proteins.” Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2014 Oct; 3(10):1562-7, 1525.
  11. Willett NJ*, Thote T*, Lin A, Moran SM, Raji Y, Guldberg RE. “Micronized Amnion Attenuates Osteoarthritis Disease Development in a Rat Model.” Arthritis Research & Therapy. 2014 Feb 6;16(1):R47.
  12. Krishnan L, Willett NJ, Guldberg RE. “Vascularization Strategies in Musculoskeletal Regeneration.”  Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2014 Feb; 42(2): 432-44.
  13. Stevens HY, Shockley BE, Willett NJ, Lin AS, Raji Y, Labib S, Guldberg RE. “Particulated Juvenile Articular Cartilage Implantation in the Knee, a Three Year EPIC-mCT and Histological Examination.” Cartilage, April 2014 vol. 5 no. 2 74-77.
  14. Li MA, Willett NJ, Lundgren T, Uhrig BA, Guldberg RE, Warren GL. “Functional Analysis of Limb Recovery with Autograft Treatment following Volumetric Muscle Loss in the Quadriceps Femoris.” Journal of Biomechanics, 2013 Nov, 11; ePub.
  15. Thote T, Lin A, Raji Y, Moran SM, Stevens HY, Kamath R, Hart M, Guldberg RE, Willett NJ. “Localized 3D Analysis of Cartilage Composition and Morphology in Small Animal Models of Joint Degeneration.” Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 2013 Aug; 21(8):1132-41.
  16. Uhrig BA, Boerckel JD, Willett NJ, Li M A, Huebsch N, Guldberg R E. “The Effect of Limb Ischemia on BMP-2-mediated Segmental Bone Defect Repair.” Bone, 2013 May 7; 55(2):410-417.
  17. Willett NJ, Li MA, Uhrig BA, Boerckel JD, Lundgren T, Huebsch N, Guldberg RE. “Attenuated rhBMP-2 Mediated Bone Regeneration in a Rat Model of Composite Bone and Muscle Injury.” Tissue Engineering Part C, 2013 April, 19; (4): 316-25.
  18. Boerckel JD, Uhrig BA, Willett NJ, Huebsch N, Guldberg RE. “Mechanical Regulation of Vascular Growth and Tissue Regeneration In Vivo.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2011 Sep 13; 109(37): E674-80.
  19. Willett NJ, Kundu K, Knight SF, Dikalov S, Murthy N, Taylor WR. “Redox Signaling in an In Vivo Murine Model of Tailored Wall Shear Stress.”  Antioxid and Redox Signaling, 2011 Sep 1; 15(5): 1369-78.
  20. Willett NJ, Long RC Jr, Maiellaro-Rafferty K, Sutliff RL, Schafer R, Oshinski JN, Giddens DP, Guldberg RE, Taylor WR.  “An In Vivo Murine Model of Low-Magnitude Oscillatory Wall Shear Stress to Address the Molecular Mechanisms of Mechanotransduction. ” Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2010 Nov; 30(11): 2099-102. 
  21. Amirbekian S, Long RC Jr., Consolini MA, Suo J, Willett NJ, Fielden SW, Giddens DP, Taylor WR, Oshinski JN. "In-Vivo Assessment of Blood Flow Patterns in the Abdominal Aorta of Mice Using MRI: Implications for AAA Localization." Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Oct; 297(4).
  22. Kundu K., Knight S, Willett N, Lee S, Taylor WR, Murthy N. "Hydrocyanines: A New Class of Fluorescent Sensors That Can  Image Reactive Oxygen Species in Cell Culture, Tissue and In Vivo." ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, Int Ed Engl, 2009. 48(2): p. 299-303.
  23. Gall, K., Yakacki CM, Liu Y, Shandas R, Willett N, Anseth KS. (2005). "Thermomechanics of the shape memory effect in polymers for biomedical applications." J Biomed Mater Res A 73(3): 339-48.

Book Chapters

  1. Diab T, Willett NJ, Guldberg R E. “Principles of Tissue Engineering in Orthopaedics.”  Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition. Ed. OKeefe RJ, Jacobs JJ, Chu CR, Einhorn TA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. January 2013.
  2. Thote T, Moran SM, Lin A, Willett NJ, Neu CP, Guldberg RE. “Imaging Methods for the Detection of Joint Degeneration.” Advances in Biomedical Imaging. Ed. Morris P. Woodhead Pub. In Press.
  3. Uhrig BA, Li MA, Willett NJ, Guldberg RE. “Composite Tissue Limb Regeneration.” Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine. Ed. Peter X. Ma. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  9/2014. 

* – Authors contributed equally to this work