Recent Presentations

A circular, full thickness bone defect is created in the mouse parietal bone.
  1. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): Conservation of perivascular progenitor cell antigens and methods of isolation across mammalian species. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2017, Denver, CO.
  2. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): WISP-1 associated osteochondral differentiation in heterotopic ossification. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2017, Denver, CO.
  3. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): New advances in perivascular progenitor cell directed bone regeneration. Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug 2017, Kissimmee, FL.
  4. Jia Shen (Poster): WNT16 is enriched among perivascular progenitor cells, inducing stem cell proliferation and osteodifferentiation. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2016, Atlanta, GA.
  5. Charles Lee (Poster): Smoothened agonist (SAG) induced mouse calvarial defect healing. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2016, Atlanta, GA.
  6. Greg Asatrian (Poster): WISP-1 promotes osteogenesis of perivascular stem cells via potentiation of Wnt and BMP signaling. UCLA Dental School Research Day, 2016, Los Angeles, CA.
  7. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): The Wnt signaling antagonist Sclerostin in osteosarcoma. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Mar 2016, Seattle, WA.
  8. Jia Shen (Poster): Sclerostin expression and biologic function in skeletal sarcomas. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2016, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  9. Jia Shen (Poster): Pericyte differentiation within mesenchymal tumors. UCLA STAR Program Annual Symposium. Oct 2015, Los Angeles, CA.
  10. Aaron James: NELL-1 induces expansion of Sca-1+ mesenchymal stem cell population for bone formation from small to large animal models. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Apr 2015, Seattle, WA.
  11. Greg LaChaud (Poster): The correlation of malignant potential with NELL-1 expression in benign and malignant bone tumors. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2015, Las Vegas, NV.
  12. Jia Shen (Poster): The osteoinductive protein NELL-1 is associated with Wnt/B-Catenin signaling and osteogenic differentiation in benign but not malignant bone tumors. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Mar 2015, Boston, MA.
  13. Yvonne Yen (Poster): Pericyte antigen expression in human perivascular soft tissue tumors. AAAS, Mar 2014, Washington, DC.
  14. Yvonne Yen (Poster): Investigating the role of perivascular stem cell in the development of human perivascular soft tissue tumor through immunohistological analysis. UCLA Annual Research Day 2015, Los Angeles, CA.
  15. Greg Asatrian: Implanted perivascular stem cells with NELL-1 synergistically promote bone formation. American Association of Dental Research, Feb 2015, Boston, MA.
  16. Aaron James: NELL-1: From pathophysiology to tissue engineering and back. Pathology Grand Rounds, Kansas University Medical Center. Sep 2014, Kansas City, KS.
  17. Jia Shen (Poster): NELL-1 expression in benign and malignant bone tumors and correlation with malignant potential. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2014, Houston, TX.
  18. Yvonne Yen (Poster): Immunophenotypic identification of pericyte markers in perivascular soft tissue tumors. UCLA Annual Research Day 2014, Los Angeles, CA.
  19. Aaron James (Poster): Chemical modification of NELL-1 protein for systemic treatment of osteoporosis in mice. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2014, New Orleans, LA.
  20. Aaron James (Poster): Lentiviral delivered PPARgamma shRNA improves bone microarchictecture after intramedullary injection. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2014, New Orleans, LA.
  21. Greg Asatrian: Systemic delivery of chemically modified NELL-1 promotes bone formation in osteoporotic mice. 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Feb 2013, San Diego, CA.
  22. Aaron James: The oral small molecule phenamil regulates BMP signaling and prevents ovariectomy-induced osteoporosis. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Oct 2013, Baltimore, MD.
  23. Aaron James: Systemic administration of NELL-1, a Wnt/Beta catenin regulator, induces bone formation in osteoporotic mice via Integrin beta1. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Oct 2013, Baltimore, MD.