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Masahiro Iwamoto, DDS, PhD

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Palovarotene inhibits connective tissue progenitor cell proliferation in a rat model of combat-related heterotopic ossification
  2. Extracellular vesicles released from mesenchymal stromal cells stimulate bone growth in osteogenesis imperfecta
  3. Synergistic role of endothelial erg and fli1 in mediating pulmonary vascular homeostasis
  4. Genetic and pharmacological inhibition of retinoic acid receptor γ function promotes endochondral bone formation
  5. Epiprofin Regulates Enamel Formation and Tooth Morphogenesis by Controlling Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions During Tooth Development
  6. Effectiveness and mode of action of a combination therapy for heterotopic ossification with a retinoid agonist and an anti-inflammatory agent
  7. Palovarotene Inhibits Heterotopic Ossification and Maintains Limb Mobility and Growth in Mice With the Human ACVR1R206HFibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Mutation
  8. Targeted stimulation of retinoic acid receptor-γ mitigates the formation of heterotopic ossification in an established blast-related traumatic injury model
  9. Alpha 5 integrin mediates osteoarthritic changes in mouse knee joints
  10. Tendon mineralization is progressive and associated with deterioration of tendon biomechanical properties, and requires BMP-Smad signaling in the mouse Achilles tendon injury model
  11. The role of sonic hedgehog signaling in osteoclastogenesis and jaw bone destruction
  12. Wnt signaling in cartilage development and diseases: Lessons from animal studies
  13. Articular cartilage endurance and resistance to osteoarthritic changes require transcription factor Erg
  14. Novel hedgehog agonists promote osteoblast differentiation in mesenchymal stem cells
  15. Endothelial erg expression is required for embryogenesis and vascular integrity
  16. Selective Retinoic Acid Receptor γ Agonists Promote Repair of Injured Skeletal Muscle in Mouse
  17. Resident mesenchymal progenitors of articular cartilage
  18. The pathophysiology of heterotopic ossification: Current treatment considerations in dentistry
  19. Distribution of slow-cycling cells in epiphyseal cartilage and requirement of β-catenin signaling for their maintenance in growth plate
  20. Sonic Hedgehog Regulates Osteoblast Function by Focal Adhesion Kinase Signaling in the Process of Fracture Healing