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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. Osteochondroma Pathogenesis: Mouse Models and Mechanistic Insights into Interactions with Retinoid Signaling
  2. Administration of a selective retinoic acid receptor-γ agonist improves neuromuscular strength in a rodent model of volumetric muscle loss
  3. Premature Growth Plate Closure Caused by a Hedgehog Cancer Drug Is Preventable by Co-Administration of a Retinoid Antagonist in Mice
  4. Inhibition of glucose use improves structural recovery of injured Achilles tendon in mice
  5. Wnt signaling in chondroprogenitors during long bone development and growth
  6. Selective Agonists of Nuclear Retinoic Acid Receptor Gamma Inhibit Growth of HCS-2/8 Chondrosarcoma Cells
  7. Understanding the action of rarγ agonists on human osteochondroma explants
  8. Expression and role of il-1β signaling in chondrocytes associated with retinoid signaling during fracture healing
  9. Analysis of Association between Morphometric Parameters of Growth Plate and Bone Growth of Tibia in Mice and Humans
  10. Possible Contribution of Wnt-Responsive Chondroprogenitors to the Postnatal Murine Growth Plate
  11. Endoplasmic reticulum stress is induced in growth plate hypertrophic chondrocytes in G610C mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta
  12. Retinoic receptor signaling regulates hypertrophic chondrocyte-specific gene expression
  13. Modulating Glucose Metabolism and Lactate Synthesis in Injured Mouse Tendons: Treatment With Dichloroacetate, a Lactate Synthesis Inhibitor, Improves Tendon Healing
  14. Palovarotene inhibits connective tissue progenitor cell proliferation in a rat model of combat-related heterotopic ossification
  15. Extracellular vesicles released from mesenchymal stromal cells stimulate bone growth in osteogenesis imperfecta
  16. Synergistic role of endothelial erg and fli1 in mediating pulmonary vascular homeostasis
  17. Genetic and pharmacological inhibition of retinoic acid receptor γ function promotes endochondral bone formation
  18. Epiprofin Regulates Enamel Formation and Tooth Morphogenesis by Controlling Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions During Tooth Development
  19. Palovarotene Inhibits Heterotopic Ossification and Maintains Limb Mobility and Growth in Mice With the Human ACVR1R206H Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Mutation
  20. Targeted stimulation of retinoic acid receptor-γ mitigates the formation of heterotopic ossification in an established blast-related traumatic injury model
  21. Effectiveness and mode of action of a combination therapy for heterotopic ossification with a retinoid agonist and an anti-inflammatory agent
  22. Alpha 5 integrin mediates osteoarthritic changes in mouse knee joints
  23. Tendon mineralization is progressive and associated with deterioration of tendon biomechanical properties, and requires BMP-Smad signaling in the mouse Achilles tendon injury model
  24. The role of sonic hedgehog signaling in osteoclastogenesis and jaw bone destruction
  25. Wnt signaling in cartilage development and diseases: Lessons from animal studies