Recent Presentations

A circular, full thickness bone defect is created in the mouse parietal bone.
  1. Catherine Ding (Oral): Bone regeneration using perivascular stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles. American Association of Dental Research, Mar 2018, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  2. Greg Asatrian (Poster): Magnetic bead-based derivation of human perivascular stem/progenitor cells. American Association of Dental Research, Mar 2018, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  3. Leslie Chang (Oral): Dissecting out the relative contributions of human perivascular stem/stromal populations in adult bone repair. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  4. Leslie Chang (Oral): CRISPR-mediated NELL-1 gene deletion demonstrates essential roles in osteosarcoma cell proliferation, migration, and osteogenic differentiation. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  5. Leslie Chang (Poster). Isolating human adipose-derived perivascular stem/stromal cells via magnetic activated cell sorting. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  6. Leslie Chang (Poster): Frontal bone healing is sensitive to lentiviral mediated Beta-catenin shRNA knockdown. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  7. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): NGF signaling and nerve ingrowth in stress fracture repair. Gordon Research Conference, Feb 2018, Galveston, TX
  8. 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.
  9. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): WISP-1 associated osteochondral differentiation in heterotopic ossification. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2017, Denver, CO.
  10. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): New advances in perivascular progenitor cell directed bone regeneration. Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug 2017, Kissimmee, FL.
  11. 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.
  12. Charles Lee (Poster): Smoothened agonist (SAG) induced mouse calvarial defect healing. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Sep 2016, Atlanta, GA.
  13. 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.
  14. Carolyn Meyers (Poster): The Wnt signaling antagonist Sclerostin in osteosarcoma. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Mar 2016, Seattle, WA.
  15. Jia Shen (Poster): Sclerostin expression and biologic function in skeletal sarcomas. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2016, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  16. Jia Shen (Poster): Pericyte differentiation within mesenchymal tumors. UCLA STAR Program Annual Symposium. Oct 2015, Los Angeles, CA.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Yvonne Yen (Poster): Pericyte antigen expression in human perivascular soft tissue tumors. AAAS, Mar 2014, Washington, DC.
  21. 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.
  22. Greg Asatrian: Implanted perivascular stem cells with NELL-1 synergistically promote bone formation. American Association of Dental Research, Feb 2015, Boston, MA.
  23. Aaron James: NELL-1: From pathophysiology to tissue engineering and back. Pathology Grand Rounds, Kansas University Medical Center. Sep 2014, Kansas City, KS.
  24. 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.
  25. Yvonne Yen (Poster): Immunophenotypic identification of pericyte markers in perivascular soft tissue tumors. UCLA Annual Research Day 2014, Los Angeles, CA.
  26. Aaron James (Poster): Chemical modification of NELL-1 protein for systemic treatment of osteoporosis in mice. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2014, New Orleans, LA.
  27. Aaron James (Poster): Lentiviral delivered PPARgamma shRNA improves bone microarchictecture after intramedullary injection. Orthopaedic Research Society, Mar 2014, New Orleans, LA.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.