Publications (Selected)

The rat spine after a lumbar spinal fusion procedure.
  1. Xu J, Meyers CA, Wang Y, Zhang L, Chang L, Broderick K, Lee M, Peault B, James AW. Perivascular stem/stromal cell extracellular vesicles induce bone regeneration. eLife, Sep 2019, Epub ahead of print. Corresponding author.
  2. Li Z, Meyers CA, Chang L, Lee S, Li Z, Tomlinson R, Hoke A, Clemens TL, James AW. Fracture repair requires TrkA signaling by skeletal sensory nerves. J Clin Invest, Aug 2019, Accepted for publication, Corresponding author.
  3. Hsu CY, Salazar MG, Miller S, Meyers CA, Ding C, Hardy WR, Peault B, James AW. Comparison of human tissue microarray to human pericyte transcriptome yields novel perivascular markers. Stem Cells Dev, Aug 2019, Epub ahead of print, Corresponding author.
  4. Ware A, Brewer N, Meyers CA, Morris C, McCarthy E, Shore EM, James AW. Differential vascularity in genetic versus non-hereditary heterotopic ossification. Int J Surg Pathol. Jun 2019, Epub ahead of print. Corresponding author.
  5. Meyers CA, Xu J, Zhang L, Chang L, Asatrian G, Ding C, Yan N, Zou E, Broderick K, Min L, Peault B, James AW. Enrichment of human perivascular stem/stromal progenitor cells via magnetic activated cell sorting and application for bone regeneration. Tissue Eng Part A, Aug 2019, Epub ahead of print. Corresponding author.
  6. Wang Y, Xu J, Chang L, Meyers CA, Zhang L, Broderick K, Lee M, Peault B, James AW. Relative contributions of adipose-derived CD146+ pericytes and CD34+ adventitial progenitor cells in bone tissue engineering. NPJ Regen Med,
    Jan 2019, 4:1. Corresponding author.
  7. Meyers CA, Xu J, Shen J, Asatrian G, Ding C, Shen J, Broderick K, Ting K, Soo C, Peault B, James AW. WISP-1 drives bone formation at the expense of fat formation in human perivascular stem cells. Sci Rep, Oct 2018, 23; 8(1): 15618. Corresponding author.
  8. Zhang L, Chang L, Xu J, Meyers CA, Yan N, Zou E, James AW. Lineage specific Wnt reporter elucidates mesenchymal Wnt signaling during bone repair. Am J Pathol, Oct 2018, 188(10):2155-2163. Corresponding author.
  9. Zhang L, Chang L, Xu J, Meyers CA, Yan N, Zou E, Ding C, Ting K, Soo C, Pang S, James AW. Frontal bone healing is sensitive to Wnt signaling inhibition via lentiviral encoded Beta-catenin shRNA. Tissue Eng Part A, Aug 2018, Epub ahead of print. Corresponding author.
  10. Meyers CA, Xu J, Zhang L, Asatrian G, Ding C, Yan N, Broderick K, Sacks J, Goyal R, Zhang X, Ting K, Peault B, Soo C, James AW. Early immunomodulatory effects of implanted human perivascular stromal cells during bone formation. Tissue Eng Part A, Mar 2018; 24(5-6): 448-457. Corresponding author.
  11. James AW, Shen J, Tsuei R, Nguyen A, Khadarian K, Meyers CA, Pan HC, Li W, Kwak JH, Asatrian G, Culiat CT, Lee M, Ting K, Zhang X, Soo C. NELL-1 induces Sca-1+ mesenchymal progenitor cell expansion in models of bone maintenance and repair. JCI Insight, Jun 2017, 2(12). Pii: 92573. Corresponding author.
  12. James AW, Zhang X, Crisan M, Hardy WR, Liang P, Meyers CA, Lobo S, Lagishetty V, Childers MK, Asatrian G, Ding C, Yen YH, Zou E, Ting K, Peault B, Soo C. Isolation and characterization of canine perivascular stem/stromal cells for bone tissue engineering. PLoS One, May 2017, 12(5): e0177308. Corresponding author.
  13. Shen J, Chen X, Jia H, Meyers CA, Shrestha S, Asatrian G, Ding C, Tsuei R, Zhang X, Peault B, Ting K, Soo C, James AW. Effects of WNT3A and WNT16 on the osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation of perivascular stem cells. Tissue Eng Part A. Jan 2018; 24(1-2): 68-80. Corresponding author.
  14. Cocks M, Mohan A, Meyers CA, Ding C, Levi B, McCarthy E, James AW. Vascular patterning in human heterotopic ossification. Hum Pathol. May 2017; 63: 165-170. Corresponding author.
  15. Lee S, Shen J, Pan HC, Shrestha S, Asatrian G, Nguyen A, Meyers C, Nguyen V, Lee M, Soo C, Ting K, James AW. Calvarial defect healing induced by small molecule smoothened agonist. Tissue Eng Part A. Dec 2016; 22(23-24): 1357-1366. Corresponding author.
  16. Agarwal S, Loder S, Li S, Chan C, Mishina Y, Zhao B, James AW, Levi B. Analysis of bone-cartilage-stromal progenitor populations in trauma induced and genetic models of heterotopic ossification. Stem Cells. Jun 2016; 34(6): 1692-701.
  17. Shen J, Shrestha S, Yen YH, Scott MA, Soo C, Ting K, Dry SM, Peault B, James AW. The pericyte antigen RGS5 in perivascular soft tissue tumors. Hum Path. Jan 2016;47(1): 121-31. Corresponding author.
  18. James AW, Shen J, Zhang X, Asatrian G, Goyal R, Kwak JH, Bengs B, Culiat CT, Turner S, Seim HB, Lyons K, Adams JS, Ting K, Soo C. NELL-1 in the Treatment of Osteoporotic Bone Loss. Nature Communications. Jun 2015; 6:7362.
  19. Shen J, LaChaud G, Khadarian K, Shresthra S, Zhang X, Soo C, Ting K, Dry SM, James AW. NELL-1 expression in benign and malignant bone tumors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. May 2015; 460(2): 368-74. Corresponding author.

Reviews (selected)

  1. Leong N, Kator J, Clemens TL, James AW, Jiang J. Tendon healing: The origin of tendon stem cells and their future in tendon regeneration. J Orthop Res, Sep 2019, Accepted for publication.
  2. James AW, Peault B. Perivascular mesenchymal progenitors for bone regeneration. J Orthop Res, Dec 2018, Accepted for publication. Invited review, Corresponding author.
  3. Meyers CA, Lisiecki J, Miller S, Levin A, Fayad L, Ding C, Sono T, McCarthy E, Levi B, James AW. Heterotopic ossification: A Comprehensive Review. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research Plus, Jan 2019, Accepted for publication. Corresponding author.
  4. James AW, Hindle P, Murray IR, West CC, Tawonsawatruk T, Shen J, Asatrian G, Zhang X, Nguyen V, Simpson AH, Ting K, Soo C. Pericytes for the treatment of orthopedic conditions. Pharmacol Ther. Mar 2017, 171:93-103. Corresponding Author.
  5. James AW, LaChaud G, Shen J, Asatrian G, Zhang X, Ting K, Soo C. A review of the clinical side effects of bone morphogenetic protein-2. Tissue Eng Part B. Aug 2016; 22(4): 284-97, Invited review. 177 citations.
  6. Ranganathan K, Loder S, Agarwal S, Wong VC, Forsberg J, Davis TA, Wang S, James AW, Levi B. Heterotopic ossification: Basic-science principles and clinical correlates. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Jul 2015; 97(13): 1101-11. 100 citations.
  7. Murray IR, West CC, Hardy WR, James AW, Park TS, Nguyen A, Tawonsawatruk T, Lazzari L, Soo C, Peault B. Natural history of mesenchymal stem cells, from vessel walls to culture vessels. Cell Molecular Life Sciences. Apr 2014; 71(8): 1353-74. Co-first author. 202 citations.
  8. James AW. Review of signaling pathways governing MSC osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation. Scientifica. Dec 2013; 684736. Invited Spotlight Article; Corresponding author. 303 citations.
  9. Scott MA, Levi B, Askarinam A, Nguyen A, Rackohn T, Ting K, Soo C, James AW. Brief review of models of ectopic bone formation. Stem Cells Dev. Mar 2012; 21(5):655-67. Corresponding author. 114 citations. [SI/QI]
  10. Scott MA, Nguyen VT, Levi B, James AW. Current methods of adipogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cells Dev. Oct 2011; 20(10): 1793-804. Corresponding author. 142 citations. [SI/QI]