Osteology Grant Publications

To date, 40 projects funded by the Osteology Foundation have been published in the following journals:


  • Farina R, Zaetta A, Minenna L, Trombelli L. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Jul 1. pii: S0278-2391(16)30504-3. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2016.06.186.“Orbital and Periorbital Emphysema Following Maxillary Sinus Floor Elevation: A Case Report and Literature Review.” Read more 
  • Liu XL, Rao NJ, Huo L, Hu X, Lu WW, Zheng LW. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2016 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/clr.12839. “The influence of locally applied granulocyte-colony stimulating factor on osteoporotic bone. ” Read more (free full text)
  • Andalib MN, Lee JS, Ha L, Dzenis Y, Lim JY. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 May 13;473(4):920-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.03.151. Epub 2016 Apr 1. “Focal adhesion kinase regulation in stem cell alignment and spreading on nanofibers.” Read more
  • Andalib MN, Dzenis Y, Donahue HJ, Lim JY. Biomater Res. 2016 Apr 29;20:11. doi: 10.1186/s40824-016-0059-1. “Biomimetic substrate control of cellular mechanotransduction. “ Read more (free full text)
  • Kämmerer PW, Schiegnitz E, Palarie V, Dau M, Frerich B, Al-Nawas B. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2016 Jan 14. doi: 10.1111/clr.12782. "Influence of platelet-derived growth factor on osseous remodeling properties of a variable-thread tapered dental implant in vivo." Read more
  • Gomez-Florit M, Pacha-Olivenza MA, Fernández-Calderón MC, Córdoba A, González-Martín ML, Monjo M, Ramis JM. Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 1;6:22444. doi: 10.1038/srep22444. “Quercitrin-nanocoated titanium surfaces favour gingival cells against oral bacteria.” Read more (free full text)


  • Hamid O, Pensch M, Agis H. J Biomater Appl. 2015 Mar;29(8):1059-67. doi: 10.1177/0885328214556158. “Release kinetics of prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors from collagen barrier membranes.” Read more 
  • Trimmel K, Cvikl B, Müller HD, Nürnberger S, Gruber R, Moritz A, Agis H. Int Endod J. 2015 Mar;48(3):252-60. doi: 10.1111/iej.12307. “L-mimosine increases the production of vascular endothelial growth factor in human tooth slice organ culture model.” Read more
  • Riehl BD, Lee JS, Ha L, Lim JY. J R Soc Interface. 2015 Jun 6;12(107). pii: 20150300. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0300. “Fluid-flow-induced mesenchymal stem cell migration: role of focal adhesion kinase and RhoA kinase sensors.“ Read more (free full text)
  • Carvajal Monroy PL, Grefte S, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM, Helmich MP, Wagener FA, Von den Hoff JW. Wound Repair Regen. 2015 Nov 12;23(6):866-73. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12345 “Fibrosis impairs the formation of new myofibers in the soft palate after injury.” Read more
  • Riehl BD, Lee JS, Ha L, Lim JY. J R Soc Interface. 2015 Mar 6;12(104):20141351. “Fluid-flow-induced mesenchymal stem cell migration: role of focal adhesion kinase and RhoA kinase sensors.” Read more
  • Schmitt CM, Moest T, Lutz R, Wehrhan F, Neukam FW, Schlegel KA. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/clr.12575. “Long-term outcomes after vestibuloplasty with a porcine collagen matrix versus the free gingival graft: a comparative prospective clinical trial.”
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  • Kuchler U, Keibl C, Fügl A, Schwarze UY, Tangl S, Agis H, Gruber R., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2015 May;26(5):485-91. doi: 10.1111/clr.12474. "Dimethyloxalylglycine lyophilized onto bone substitutes increase vessel area in rat calvarial defects."  Read more


  • Agis H, Hueber L, Pour Sadeghian N, Pensch M, Gruber R.  Arch Oral Biol. 2014 Oct;59(10):1024-31. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2014.05.027 “In vitro release of dimethyloxaloylglycine and l-mimosine from bovine bone mineral.“ Read more
  • Liu XL, Li CL, Lu WW, Cai WX, Zheng LW. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2014 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/clr.12360. "Skeletal site-specific response to ovariectomy in a rat model: change in bone density and microarchitecture." Read more
  • Thoma DS, Nänni N, Benic GI, Weber FE, Hämmerle CH, Jung RE. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2014 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/clr.12496. "Effect of platelet-derived growth factor-BB on tissue integration of cross-linked and non-cross-linked collagen matrices in a rat ectopic model." Read more
  • Jin Q, Giannobile WV. PLoS One. 2014 May 6;9(5):e97035. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097035. «SDF-1 Enhances Wound Healing of Critical-Sized Calvarial Defects beyond Self-Repair Capacity.» Read more


  • Liu T, Wu G, Wismeijer D, Gu Z, Liu Y., Bone 2013 Sep; 56(1): 110-18. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2013.05.017 "Deproteinized bovine bone functionalized with the slow delivery of BMP-2 for the repair of critical-sized bone defects in sheep." Read more
  • Martínez-Álvarez C, González-Meli B, Berenguer-Froehner B, Paradas-Lara I, López-Gordillo Y., Rodríguez-Bobada C, González P, Chamorro M, Arias P, Hilborn J, Casado-Gómez I, Martínez-Sanz E., J Surg Res. 2013 Mar 22 "Injection and adhesion palatoplasty: a preliminary study in a canine model." Read more
  • Paradas-Lara I, Casado-Gómez I, Martín C, Martínez-Sanz E, López-Gordillo Y, González P, Rodríguez-Bobada C, Chamorro M, Arias P, Maldonado E, Ortega R, Berenguer B, Martínez-Álvarez C., J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2013 Feb 20 "Maxillary growth in a congenital cleft palate canine model for surgical research." Read more


  • Schwarz F, Mihatovic I, Shirakata Y, Becker J, Bosshardt D, Sculean A., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2012 Oct 31 "Treatment of soft tissue recessions at titanium implants using a resorbable collagen matrix: a pilot study." Read more
  • Schmitt CM, Tudor C, Kiener K, Wehrhan F, Schmitt J, Eitner S, Agaimy A, Schlegel KA., J Periodontol. 2012 Oct 2 "Vestibuloplasty: Porcine Collagen Matrix Versus Free Gingival Graft. A Clinical and Histological Study." Read more
  • Oortgiesen DA, Plachokova AS, Geenen C, Meijer GJ, Walboomers XF, van den Beucken JJ, Jansen JA., J Clin Periodontol. 2012 Jun "Alkaline phosphatase immobilization onto Bio-Gide® and Bio-Oss® for periodontal and bone regeneration" Read more
  • Kämmerer PW, Palarie V, Schiegnitz E, Nacu V, Draenert FG, Al-Nawas B., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2012 Jul 4. "Influence of a collagen membrane and recombinant platelet-derived growth factor on vertical bone augmentation in implant-fixed deproteinized bovine bone." Read more


  • Dvorak G, Fügl A, Watzek G, Tangl S, Pokorny P, Gruber R., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Dec 12 "Impact of dietary vitamin D on osseointegration in the ovariectomized rat" Read more 
  • Schmitt C, Lutz R, Doering H, Lell M, Ratky J, Schlegel KA., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Nov 1. "Bio-Oss® blocks combined with BMP-2 and VEGF for the regeneration of bony defects and vertical augmentation." Read more 
  • Schwarz F, Sahm N, Mihatovic I, Golubovic V, Becker J.,  J Clin Periodontol. 2011 Oct;38(10):939-49. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01739.x. Epub 2011 Aug 31. "Surgical therapy of advanced ligature-induced peri-implantitis defects: cone-beam computed tomographic and histological analysis." Read more
  • Wu G, Hunziker EB, Zheng Y, Wismeijer D, Liu Y., Bone. 2011 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] "Functionalization of deproteinized bovine bone with a coating-incorporated depot of BMP-2 renders the material efficiently osteoinductive and suppresses foreign-body reactivity." Read more
  • Stavropoulos A. et al., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Aug 9. "Influence of peri-implant bone tissue composition on progression of peri-implantitis (050 Basic Research Competition)" Read more
  • Kuchler U, Luvizuto ER, Tangl S, Watzek G, Gruber R.,  J Dent Res. 2011 May 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21555773. "Short-term Teriparatide Delivery and Osseointegration: a Clinical Feasibility Study." Read more
  • Fuegl A, Tangl S, Keibl C, Watzek G, Redl H, Gruber R., Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 May;22(5):524-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2010.02048.x. Epub 2011 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 21244496."The impact of ovariectomy and hyperglycemia on graft consolidation in rat calvaria." Read more
  • Cordaro L, Torsello F, Morcavallo S, di Torresanto VM. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2010.02093.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21309858. "Effect of bovine bone and collagen membranes on healing of mandibular bone blocks: a prospective randomized controlled study ." Read more


  • Trubiani O, Fulle S, Traini T, Paludi M, la Rovere R, Orciani M, Caputi S, Piattelli A., Eur Cell Mater. 2010 Jul 21;20:72-83. "Functional assay, expression of growth factors and proteins modulating bone-arrangement in human osteoblasts seeded on an anorganic bovine bone biomaterial." Read more
  • Artzi Z, Nemcovsky CE, Tal H, Weinberg E, Weinreb M, Prasad H, Rohrer MD, Kozlovsky A., J Clin Periodontol. 2010 Nov;37(11):1029-38. "Simultaneous versus two-stage implant placement and guided bone regeneration in the canine: histomorphometry at 8 and 16 months." Read more
  • Davies LC, Locke M, Webb RD, Roberts JT, Langley M, Thomas DW, Archer CW, Stephens P.,  Stem Cells Dev. 2010; Jun;19(6):819-30.
    "A multipotent neural crest-derived progenitor cell population is resident within the oral mucosa lamina propria." Read more  
  • Paolo Amerio, Giovina Vianale, Marcella Reale, Raffaella Muraro, Antonello Tulli and Adriano Piattelli., Clinical oral implants research 2010;21(7):650-55. "The effect of deproteinized bovine bone on osteoblast growth factors and proinflammatory cytokine production." Read more  


  • Perrotti V, Nicholls BM, Horton MA, Piattelli A., Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A 2009;90(1):238-46.
    "Human osteoclast formation and activity on a xenogenous bone mineral." Read more
  • Stiller M, Rack A, Zabler S, Goebbels J, Dalügge O, Jonscher S, Knabe C., Bone. 2009 Apr;44(4):619-28. Epub 2008 Dec 3. "Human osteoclast formation and activity on a xenogenous bone mineral." Read more
  •  Schwarz F, Ferrari D, Sager M, Herten M, Hartig B, Becker J., Clinical oral implants research 2009 Nov;2(11):1219-30. Epub 2009 Aug 30.
    "Guided bone regeneration using rhGDF-5- and rhBMP-2-coated natural bone mineral in rat calvarial defects." Read more
  • Schwarz F, Sahm N, Bieling K, Becker J., J Clin Periodontol. 2009 Sep;36(9):807-14. Epub 2009 Jul 21.
    "Surgical regenerative treatment of peri-implantitis lesions using a nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite or a natural bone mineral in combination with a collagen membrane: a four-year clinical follow-up." Read more


  • Schwarz F, Rothamel D, Herten M, Wüstefeld M, Sager M, Ferrari D, Becker J., Clinical oral implants research 2008;19(4):402 15.
    "Immunohistochemical characterization of guided bone regeneration at a dehiscence-type defect using different barrier membranes: an experimental study in dogs." Read more