Recent/Selected Publications

Mechanical Properties of Bone

  • Hernandez, C.J., van der Meulen, M.C.H. (2017) “Understanding Bone Strength Isn’t Enough” J Bone Miner Res. 32(6):1157-1162. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3078.
  • *Torres, A.M., *Matheny, J.B., Keaveny T.M., Taylor, D., Rimnac, C.M., Hernandez, C.J. (2016) “Material Heterogeneity in Cancellous Bone Reduces Permanent Deformations After Mechanical Failure.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 113(11): 2892-2897. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1520539113
  • Hernandez, C.J., Lambers, F.M., Widjaja, J. Chapa, C., Rimnac, C.M. (2014) “Quantitative Relationships Between Microdamage and Cancellous Bone Strength and Stiffness.”  Bone. 66: 205-213.
  • Lambers, F.M., Bouman, A.R., Rimnac, C.M., Hernandez, C.J. (2013) “Microdamage Caused by Fatigue Loading in Human Cancellous Bone: Relationship to Reductions in Bone Biomechanical Performance” PlosONE. 8(12): e83662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083662.

Microbial Biomechanics and Host-Microbe Interactions

  • Guss J.D., Horsfield, M.W., Fontenele, F.F., Sandoval, T.N., Luna, M., Apoorva, F., Lima, S.F., Bicalho, R.C., Singh, A., Ley, R.E., van der Meulen, M.C.H., Goldring, S.R., Hernandez, C.J. (2017) “Alterations to the Gut Microbiome Impair Bone Strength and Tissue Material Properties” J Bone Miner Res. 32(6):1343-1353. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3114.
  • Hernandez, C.J., Guss, J.D., Luna, M., Goldring, S.R. (2016) “Links Between the Microbiome and Bone” J Bone Miner Res. 31(9): 1638-46. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2887
  • Sun, X., Weinlandt, W.D., Patel, H., Wu, M., Hernandez, C.J. (2014) “A microfluidic platform for profiling biomechanical properties of bacteria.”  Lab Chip. 14 (14), 2491-2498.
  • Bonsignore, L.A., Colbrunn, R.W., Tatro, J.M., Messerschmitt, Hernandez, C.J., Goldberg, V.M., Stewart, M.C., Greenfield, E.M. (2011) “Surface Contaminants Inhibit Osseointegration in a Novel Murine Model” Bone 49: 923-30. PMC3200470

Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology

  • Cresswell, E.N., Nguyen, T.M., Horsfield, M.W., Alepuz, A.J., Metzger, T.A., Niebur, G.L., Hernandez, C.J. “Mechanically induced bone formation is not sensitive to local osteocyte density” (2017). J Othrop Res. doi: 10.1002/jor.23606
  • Cresswell, E.N., Goff, M.G., Nguyen, T.M., Lee, W.X., Hernandez, C.J. (2016) “Spatial Relationships between Bone Formation and Mechanical Stress within Cancellous Bone.” J Biomech. 49(2): 222-8.
  • Slyfield C.R., Tkachenko, E.V., Wilson, D.L., Hernandez, C.J. (2012) “Three-Dimensional Dynamic Bone Histomorphometry.” J Bone Miner Res. 27: 486-495. PMC3288521.

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