Below is a list of recent publications that the MicroCT lab has been responsible for:

Accepted  Sharma R, Callaway D, Vanegas D, Bendele M, Lopez-Cruzan M, Horn D, Guda T, Fajardo R, Abboud-Werner S, and Herman B. Caspase-2 maintains bone homeostasis by inducing apoptosis of oxidatively-damaged osteoclasts. PLoS One.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093696 (epub ahead of print).

2014    Schmitz JE, Teepe J, Hu Y, Smith CE, Fajardo RJ, Chun YH. Estimating mineral changes in enamel formation by ashing/bse and microCT. 93:256-62


2013    Panda SP, Guntur AR, Polusani SR, Fajardo RJ, Gakunga PT, Roman LJ, and Masters BS. Conditional deletion of cytochrome p450 reductase in osteoprogenitor cells affects long bone and skull development in mice recapitulating antley-bixler syndrome: role of a redox enzyme in development. PLoS One.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075638 (epub ahead of print).

2013    Fajardo RJ, De Silva JM, Manorharan R, Schmitz JE, MacLatchy LM, and Bouxsein ML. Lumbar vertebral body bone microstructural scaling in small to medium-sized strepsirhines. Anat Rec

2012    Yeh CK, Harris SE, Mohan S, Horn D, Fajardo R, Chun YH, Jorgensen J, Macdougall M, Abboud-Werner S. Hyperglycemia and xerostomia are key determinants of tooth decay in type 1 diabetic mice. Lab Invest 92, 868–882.

2012    Entezari V, Vartanians V, Zurakowski D, Patel N, Fajardo RJ, Muller R, Snyder B, and Nazarian A. Further improvements on the factors affecting bone mineral density measured by quantitative micro-computed tomography. Bone 50: 611-618.

2012    Werner S, Horn D, Woodruff K, Prihoda T, Zimmer S, Rebel V, Fajardo RJ, Harris M, Harris S. Meox2Cre-targeted disruption of CSF-1 leads to osteopetrosis and osteocyte defects. Bone 50:42-53.


2011    Halade GV, Jamali AE, Williams PJ, Fajardo RJ, and Fernandes G. Obesity-mediated inflammatory microenvironment stimulates osteoclastogenesis and bone loss in mice.  Exp Gerontol 46:43-52.