Original Articles

The list below summarizes our contributions to original articles.


M. Stauber, A. Nazarian, R. Müller, Limitations of global morphometry in predicting trabecular bone failure, J Bone Miner Res, 29(1):134-141, 2014.
A. Szczurek, V. Fierro, A. Pizzi, M. Stauber, A. Celzard, A new method for preparing tannin-based foams, Ind. Crops. Prod., 54:40-53, 2014.


A. Szczurek, V. Fierro, A. Pizzi, M. Stauber, A. Celzard, Carbon meringues derived from flavonoid tannins, CARBON, 65:214-227, 2013.


A. Mirsaidi, K.N. Kleinhans, M. Rimann, A.N. Tiaden, M. Stauber, K.L. Rudolph, P.J. Richards, Telomere length, telomerase activity and osteogenic differentiation are maintained in adipose-derived stromal cells from senile osteoporotic SAMP6 mice, J Tissue Eng Regen Med, 6(5):378-390, 2012.
I. Parkinson, A. Badiei, M. Stauber, J. Codrington, R. Müller, N. Fazzalari, Vertebral body bone strength: the contribution of individual trabecular element morphology, Osteoporos Int, 23(7):1957-1965, 2012.


D. Ben-David, T. Kizhner, T. Kohler, R. Müller, E. Livne, S. Srouji, Cell-scaffold transplant of hydrogel seeded with rat bone marrow progenitors for bone regeneration, J Craniomaxillofac Surg, 39(5):364-371, 2011.
K. Alexander, M. Chang, E. Maylin, T. Kohler, R. Müller, A. Wu, N. van Rooijen, M. Sweet, D. Hume, L. Raggatt, A. Pettit, Osteal macrophages promote in vivo intramembranous bone healing in a mouse tibial injury model, J Bone Miner Res, 26(7):1517-1532, 2011.
S. Srouji, D. Ben-David, T. Kohler, R. Müller, E. Zussman, E. Livne, A model for tissue engineering applications - femoral critical size defect in immunodeficient mice, Tissue Eng Part C Methods., 17(5):597-606, 2011.
J. Patsch, T. Kohler, A. Berzlanovich, C. Muschitz, C. Bieglmayr, P. Roschger, H. Resch, P. Pietschmann, Trabecular bone microstructure and local gene expression in iliac crest biopsies of men with idiopathic osteoporosis, J Bone Miner Res, 26(7):1584-1592, 2011.
R. Voide, P. Schneider, M. Stauber, G.H. van Lenthe, M. Stampanoni, R. Müller, The importance of murine cortical bone microstructure for microcrack initiation and propagation, Bone, 49(6):1186-1193, 2011.
A. Cohen, D.W. Dempster, R.R. Recker, E. Stein, J.M. Lappe, H. Zhou, A.J. Wirth, G.H. van Lenthe, T. Kohler, A. Zwahlen, R. Müller, C.J. Rosen, S. Cremers, T.L. Nickolas, D.J. McMahon, H. Rogers, R.B. Staron, J. LeMaster, E. Shane, Abnormal bone microarchitecture and evidence of osteoblast dysfunction in premenopausal women with idiopathic osteoporosis, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 96(10):3059-3105, 2011.
M. Farshad, C.C. Würgler-Hauri, T. Kohler, C. Gerber, D.A. Rothenfluh, Effect of age on fatty infiltration of supraspinatus muscle after experimental tendon release in rats, BMC Research Notes, 4:530, 2011.


M.R. Rubin, D.W. Dempster, T. Kohler, M. Stauber, H. Zhou, E. Shane, T.L. Nickolas, E. Stein, J. Sliney Jr, S.J. Silverberg, J.P. Bilezikian, R. Müller, Three dimensional cancellous bone structure in hypoparathyroidism, Bone, 46(1):190-195, 2010.
T.P. Krähenbühl, M. Stauber, M. Ehrbar, F.E. Weber, H. Hall-Bozic, R. Müller, Effects of high-resolution µCT imaging on survival and ALP-expression of MC3T3 pre-osteoblastic cells embedded into three-dimensional collagen matrices, Biomed. Tech., 55(4):245-50, 2010.
A. Cohen, D.W. Dempster, R. Müller, X.E. Guo, T.L. Nickolas, X.S. Liu, X.H. Zhang, A.J. Wirth, G.H. van Lenthe, T. Kohler, D.J. McMahon, H. Zhou, M.R. Rubin, J.P. Bilezikian, J.M. Lappe, R.R. Recker, E. Shane, Assessment of trabecular and cortical architecture and mechanical competence of bone by high-resolution peripheral computed tomography: comparison with transiliac bone biopsy, Osteoporos Int, 21(2):263-273, 2010.
S.M. Ghanaati, B.W. Thimm, R.E. Unger, C. Orth, T. Kohler, M. Barbeck, R. Müller, C.J. Kirkpatrick, Collagen-embedded hydroxylapatite-beta-tricalcium phosphate-silicon dioxide bone substitute granules assist rapid vascularization and promote cell growth, Biomed Mater., 5(2):25004 (11p), 2010.


T.L. Mueller, G.H. van Lenthe, M. Stauber, C. Gratzke, F. Eckstein, R. Müller, Regional, age and gender differences in architectural measures of bone quality and their correlation to bone mechanical competence in the human radius of an elderly population, Bone, 45(5):882-891, 2009.
T.L. Mueller, M. Stauber, T. Kohler, F. Eckstein, R. Müller, G.H. van Lenthe, Non-invasive bone competence analysis by high-resolution pQCT: An in vitro reproducibility study on structural and mechanical properties at the human radius, Bone, 44(2):364-371, 2009.
R. Voide, P. Schneider, M. Stauber, P. Wyss, M. Stampanoni, U. Sennhauser, G.H. van Lenthe, R. Müller, Time-lapsed assessment of microcrack initiation and propagation in murine cortical bone at submicrometer resolution, Bone, 45(2):164-173, 2009.
E. Haÿ, E. Laplantine, V. Geoffroy, M. Frain, T. Kohler, R. Müller, P.J. Marie, N-cadherin interacts with axin and LRP5 to negatively regulate Wnt/beta-catenin signaling, osteoblast function, and bone formation, Mol Cell Biol., 29(4):953-964, 2009.
T. Noh, Y. Gabet, J. Cogan, Y. Shi, A. Tank, T. Sasaki, B. Criswell, A. Dixon, C. Lee, J. Tam, T. Kohler, E. Segev, L. Kockeritz, J. Woodgett, R. Müller, Y. Chai, E. Smith, I. Bab, B. Frenkel, Lef1 haploinsufficient mice display a low turnover and low bone mass phenotype in a gender- and age-specific manner, PLoS One, 4(5):e5438, 2009.
W. Geng, K. Hill, J.E. Zerwekh, T. Kohler, R. Müller, O.W. Moe, Inhibition of osteoclast formation and function by bicarbonate: role of soluble adenylyl cyclase, J Cell Physiol, 220(2):332-340, 2009.
S. Suzuki, T. Sreenath, N. Haruyama, C. Honeycutt, A. Terse, A. Cho, T. Kohler, R. Müller, M. Goldberg, A.B. Kulkarni, Dentin sialoprotein and dentin phosphoprotein have distinct roles in dentin mineralization , Matrix Biol, 28(4):221-229, 2009.
H.M. Aydin, Y. Yang, T. Kohler, A.E. Haj, R. Müller, E. Pișkin, Interaction of osteoblasts with macroporous scaffolds made of PLLA/PCL blends modified with collagen and hydroxyapatite, Adv. Eng. Mater., 11(8):B83 - B88, 2009.
W. Weber, C. Lienhart, M.D. Baba, R.N. Grass, T. Kohler, R. Müller, W.J. Stark, M. Fussenegger, Magnet-guided transduction of mammalian cells and mice using engineered magnetic lentiviral particles, J Biotechnol., 141(3-4):118-122, 2009.


R. Voide, G.H. van Lenthe, M. Stauber, P. Schneider, P.J. Thurner, P. Wyss, M. Stampanoni, R. Müller, Functional microimaging: a hierarchical investigation of bone failure behavior, JJSBM, 18:9-21, 2008.
B. Schäffer, M. Stauber, T.L. Mueller, R. Müller, R. Schulin, Soil and macro-pores under uniaxial compression. I. Mechanical stability of repacked soil and deformation of different types of macro-pores, Geoderma, 146(2):183-191, 2008.
B. Schäffer, T.L. Mueller, M. Stauber, R. Müller, M. Keller, R. Schulin, Soil and macro-pores under uniaxial compression. II. Morphometric analysis of macro-pore stability in undisturbed and repacked soil, Geoderma, 146(2):175-182, 2008.
P. Nufer, J. Goldhahn, T. Kohler, V. Kuhn, R. Müller, D.B. Herren, Microstructural adaptation in trapezial bone due to subluxation of the thumb, J Orthop Res, 26(2):208-216, 2008.
Y. Gabet, D. Kohavi, T. Kohler, M. Baras, R. Müller, I. Bab, Trabecular bone gradient in rat long bone metaphyses: mathematical modeling and application to morphometric measurements and correction of implant positioning, J Bone Miner Res, 23(1):48-57, 2008.
L.R. Morse, Y.D. Teng, L. Pham, K. Newton, D. Yu, W. Liao, T. Kohler, R. Müller, D. Graves, P. Stashenko, R. Battaglino, Spinal cord injury causes rapid osteoclastic resorption and growth plate abnormalities in growing rats (SCI-induced bone loss in growing rats), Osteoporos Int, 19(5):645-652, 2008.
L.G. Galea, M. Bohner, J. Lemaître, T. Kohler, R. Müller, Bone substitute: transforming beta-tricalcium phosphate porous scaffolds into monetite., Biomaterials, 29(24-25):3400-3407, 2008.


M. Stauber, R. Müller, A sensitivity analysis of the volumetric spatial decomposition algorithm, Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 10(1):25-37, 2007.
T. Kohler, M. Stauber, L.R. Donahue, R. Müller, Automated compartmental analysis for high-throughput skeletal phenotyping in femora of genetic mouse models, Bone, 41(4):659-667, 2007.
B. Schäffer, M. Stauber, R. Müller, R. Schulin, Changes in the macro-pore structure of restored soil caused by compaction beneath heavy agricultural machinery: a morphometric study, Europ J Soil Sci, 58(5):1062-1073, 2007.
P. Schneider, M. Stauber, R. Voide, M. Stampanoni, L.R. Donahue, R. Müller, Ultrastructural properties in cortical bone vary greatly in two inbred strains of mice as assessed by synchrotron light based micro- and nano-CT, J Bone Miner Res, 22(10):1557-1570, 2007.
R. Battaglino, M. Vokes, U. Schulze-Späte, A. Sharma, D. Graves, T. Kohler, R. Müller, S. Yoganathan, P. Stashenko, Fluoxetine treatment increases trabecular bone formation in mice, J Cell Biochem, 100(6):1387-1394, 2007.
D.W. Dempster, R. Müller, H. Zhou, T. Kohler, E. Shane, M. Parisien, S.J. Silverberg, J.P. Bilezikian, Preserved three-dimensional cancellous bone structure in mild primary hyperparathyroidism, Bone, 41(1):19-24, 2007.
H. Hagenmüller, S. Hofmann, T. Kohler, H.P. Merkle, D.L. Kaplan, G. Vunjak-Novakovic, R. Müller, L. Meinel, Non-invasive time-lapsed monitoring and quantification of engineered bone-like tissue, Ann Biomed Eng., 35(10):1657-1667, 2007.


M. Stauber, R. Müller, Age-related changes in trabecular bone microstructures: global and local morphometry, Osteoporos Int, 17(4):616-626, 2006.
M. Stauber, L. Rapillard, G.H. van Lenthe, P. Zysset, R. Müller, Importance of individual rods and plates in the assessment of bone quality and their contribution to bone stiffness, J Bone Miner Res, 21(4):586-595, 2006.
J. Goldhahn, M. Reinhold, M. Stauber, C. Knop, R. Frei, E. Schneider, B. Linke, Improved anchorage in osteoporotic vertebrae with new implant designs, J Orthop Res, 24(5):917-925, 2006.
G.H. van Lenthe, M. Stauber, R. Müller, Specimen-specific beam models for fast and accurate prediction of human trabecular bone mechanical properties, Bone, 39(6):1182-1189, 2006.
A. Nazarian, M. Stauber, D. Zurakowski, B.D. Snyder, R. Müller, The interaction of microstructure and volume fraction in predicting failure in cancellous bone, Bone, 39(6):1196-1202, 2006.
P.J. Thurner, P. Wyss, R. Voide, M. Stauber, M. Stampanoni, U. Sennhauser, R. Müller, Time-lapsed investigation of three-dimensional failure and damage accumulation in trabecular bone using synchrotron light, Bone, 39(2):289-299, 2006.
M. Stauber, R. Müller, Volumetric spatial decomposition of trabecular bone into rods and plates - a new method for local bone morphometry, Bone, 38(4):475-484, 2006.


A. Nazarian, M. Stauber, R. Müller, Design and implementation of a novel mechanical testing system for cellular solids, J Biomed Mater Res Part B, 73(2):400-411, 2005.
E. Smith, T.E. Meyerrose, T. Kohler, M. Namdar-Attar, N. Bab, O. Lahat, T. Noh, J. Li, M.W. Karaman, J.G. Hacia, T.T. Chen, J.A. Nolta, R. Müller, I. Bab, B. Frenkel, Leaky ribosomal scanning in mammalian genomes: significance of histone H4 alternative translation in vivo, Nucleic Acids Res., 33(4):1298-308, 2005.
T. Kohler, M. Beyeler, D.J. Webster, R. Müller, Compartmental bone morphometry in the mouse femur: reproducibility and resolution dependence of microtomographic measurements, Calcif Tis Int, 77(5):281-290, 2005.


M. Stauber, M. Huber, G.H. van Lenthe, S.K. Boyd, R. Müller, A finite element beam-model for efficient simulation of large-scale porous structures, Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 7(1):9-16, 2004.


M.P. Lutolf, F.E. Weber, H.G. Schmoekel, J.C. Schense, T. Kohler, R. Müller, J.A. Hubbell, Repair of bone defects using synthetic mimetics of collagenous extracellular matrices, Nat Biotechnol., 21(5):513-518, 2003.
C. Schmidt, M. Priemel, T. Kohler, A. Weusten, R. Müller, M. Amling, F. Eckstein, Precision and accuracy of peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) in the mouse skeleton compared with histology and microcomputed tomography (microCT), J Bone Miner Res, 18(8):1486-1496, 2003.