Science & History: Articles by Dr. Dennis

Articles with Dr. Dennis as the primary or senior author/investigator

  • Dennis RG, Whitmire RN, Jackson RT. Action of inflammatory mediators on middle ear mucosa. A method for measuring permeability and swelling. Arch Otolaryngol. 1976 Jul;102(7):420-4. PubMed PMID: 938323.
  • Miller SW, Dennis RG. A parametric model of muscle moment arm as a function of joint angle: application to the dorsiflexor muscle group in mice. J Biomech. 1996 Dec;29(12):1621-4. PubMed PMID: 8945661.
  • Dennis RG. Bipolar implantable stimulator for long-term denervated-muscle experiments. Med Biol Eng Comput. 1998 Mar;36(2):225-8. PubMed PMID: 9684464.
  • Dennis RG, Kosnik PE II. Excitability and isometric contractile properties of mammalian skeletal muscle constructs engineered in vitro. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2000 May;36(5):327-35. PubMed PMID: 10937836.
  • Dennis RG, Kosnik PE II, Gilbert ME, Faulkner JA. Excitability and contractility of skeletal muscle engineered from primary cultures and cell lines. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C288-95. PubMed PMID: 11208523.
  • Kosnik PE, Faulkner JA, Dennis RG. Functional development of engineered skeletal muscle from adult and neonatal rats. Tissue Eng. 2001 Oct;7(5):573-84. PubMed PMID: 11694191.
  • Dennis RG, Dow DE, Faulkner JA. An implantable device for stimulation of denervated muscles in rats. Med Eng Phys. 2003 Apr;25(3):239-53. PubMed PMID: 12589722.
  • Borschel GH, Kia KF, Kuzon WM Jr, Dennis RG. Mechanical properties of acellular peripheral nerve. J Surg Res. 2003 Oct;114(2):133-9. PubMed PMID: 14559438.
  • Dow DE, Cederna PS, Hassett CA, Kostrominova TY, Faulkner JA, Dennis RG. Number of contractions to maintain mass and force of a denervated rat muscle. Muscle Nerve. 2004 Jul;30(1):77-86. PubMed PMID: 15221882.
  • Herr H, Dennis RG. A swimming robot actuated by living muscle tissue. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2004 Oct 28;1(1):6. PubMed PMID: 15679914.
  • Baar K, Birla R, Boluyt MO, Borschel GH, Arruda EM, Dennis RG. Self-organization of rat cardiac cells into contractile 3-D cardiac tissue. FASEB J. 2005 Feb;19(2):275-7. Epub 2004 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 15574489.
  • Dow DE, Faulkner JA, Dennis RG. Distribution of rest periods between electrically generated contractions in denervated muscles of rats. Artif Organs. 2005 Jun;29(6):432-5. PubMed PMID: 15926976.
  • Birla RK, Borschel GH, Dennis RG. In vivo conditioning of tissue-engineered heart muscle improves contractile performance. Artif Organs. 2005 Nov;29(11):866-75. PubMed PMID: 16266299.
  • Birla RK, Huang YC, Dennis RG. Development of a novel bioreactor for the mechanical loading of tissue-engineered heart muscle. Tissue Eng. 2007 Sep;13(9):2239-48. PubMed PMID: 17590151.
  • Dennis RG, Dow DE. Excitability of skeletal muscle during development, denervation, and tissue culture. Tissue Eng. 2007 Oct;13(10):2395-404. PubMed PMID: 17867927.
  • Birla RK, Huang YC, Dennis RG. Effect of streptomycin on the active force of bioengineered heart muscle in response to controlled stretch. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2008 Jul-Aug;44(7):253-60. Epub 2008 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 18568374.
  • Dennis RG, Smith B, Philp A, Donnelly K, Baar K. Bioreactors for guiding muscle tissue growth and development. Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol. 2009;112:39-79. PubMed PMID: 19290497.

Articles with Dr. Dennis as a Contributor

  • Hinds S, Bian W, Dennis RG, Bursac N. The role of extracellular matrix composition in structure and function of bioengineered skeletal muscle. Biomaterials. 2011 May;32(14):3575-83. Epub 2011 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 21324402.
  • Donnelly K, Khodabukus A, Philp A, Deldicque L, Dennis RG, Baar K. A novel bioreactor for stimulating skeletal muscle in vitro. Tissue Eng Part C Methods.2010 Aug;16(4):711-8. PubMed PMID: 19807268.
  • Somara S, Gilmont RR, Dennis RG, Bitar KN. Bioengineered internal anal sphincter derived from isolated human internal anal sphincter smooth muscle cells. Gastroenterology. 2009 Jul;137(1):53-61. Epub 2009 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 19328796.
  • Dow DE, Cederna PS, Hassett CA, Dennis RG, Faulkner JA. Electrical stimulation prior to delayed reinnervation does not enhance recovery in muscles of rats. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2007;25(5-6):601-10. PubMed PMID: 18334775.
  • DuBay DA, Choi W, Urbanchek MG, Wang X, Adamson B, Dennis RG, Kuzon WM Jr, Franz MG. Incisional herniation induces decreased abdominal wall compliance via oblique muscle atrophy and fibrosis. Ann Surg. 2007 Jan;245(1):140-6. PubMed PMID: 17197977.
  • DuBay DA, Wang X, Adamson B, Kuzon WM Jr, Dennis RG, Franz MG. Mesh incisional herniorrhaphy increases abdominal wall elastic properties: a mechanism for decreased hernia recurrences in comparison with suture repair. Surgery. 2006 Jul;140(1):14-24. PubMed PMID: 16857438.
  • Borschel GH, Dow DE, Dennis RG, Brown DL. Tissue-engineered axially vascularized contractile skeletal muscle. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jun;117(7):2235-42. PubMed PMID: 16772923.
  • Larkin LM, Van der Meulen JH, Dennis RG, Kennedy JB. Functional evaluation of nerve-skeletal muscle constructs engineered in vitro. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2006 Mar-Apr;42(3-4):75-82. PubMed PMID: 16759152.
  • Arruda EM, Calve S, Dennis RG, Mundy K, Baar K. Regional variation of tibialis anterior tendon mechanics is lost following denervation. J Appl Physiol. 2006 Oct;101(4):1113-7. Epub 2006 May 25. PubMed PMID: 16728516.
  • Dow DE, Carlson BM, Hassett CA, Dennis RG, Faulkner JA. Electrical stimulation of denervated muscles of rats maintains mass and force, but not recovery following grafting. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2006;24(1):41-54. PubMed PMID: 16518027.
  • Huang YC, Dennis RG, Baar K. Cultured slow vs. fast skeletal muscle cells differ in physiology and responsiveness to stimulation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006 Jul;291(1):C11-7. Epub 2006 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 16436474.
  • Birla RK, Borschel GH, Dennis RG, Brown DL. Myocardial engineering in vivo:formation and characterization of contractile, vascularized three-dimensional cardiac tissue. Tissue Eng. 2005 May-Jun;11(5-6):803-13. PubMed PMID: 15998220.
  • Borschel GH, Huang YC, Calve S, Arruda EM, Lynch JB, Dow DE, Kuzon WM, Dennis RG, Brown DL. Tissue engineering of recellularized small-diameter vascular grafts. Tissue Eng. 2005 May-Jun;11(5-6):778-86. PubMed PMID: 15998218.
  • Dow DE, Dennis RG, Faulkner JA. Electrical stimulation attenuates denervation and age-related atrophy in extensor digitorum longus muscles of old rats. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Apr;60(4):416-24. PubMed PMID: 15933378.
  • Kostrominova TY, Dow DE, Dennis RG, Miller RA, Faulkner JA. Comparison of gene expression of 2-mo denervated, 2-mo stimulated-denervated, and control rat skeletal muscles. Physiol Genomics. 2005 Jul 14;22(2):227-43. Epub 2005 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 15840640.
  • DuBay DA, Wang X, Adamson B, Kuzon WM Jr, Dennis RG, Franz MG. Progressive fascial wound failure impairs subsequent abdominal wall repairs: a new animal model of incisional hernia formation. Surgery. 2005 Apr;137(4):463-71. PubMed PMID: 15800496.
  • Hecker L, Baar K, Dennis RG, Bitar KN. Development of a three-dimensional physiological model of the internal anal sphincter bioengineered in vitro from isolated smooth muscle cells. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005 Aug;289(2):G188-96. Epub 2005 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 15774939.
  • Huang YC, Dennis RG, Larkin L, Baar K. Rapid formation of functional muscle in vitro using fibrin gels. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Feb;98(2):706-13. Epub 2004 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 15475606.
  • Calve S, Dennis RG, Kosnik PE 2nd, Baar K, Grosh K, Arruda EM. Engineering of functional tendon. Tissue Eng. 2004 May-Jun;10(5-6):755-61. PubMed PMID: 15265292.
  • Drury JL, Dennis RG, Mooney DJ. The tensile properties of alginate hydrogels. Biomaterials. 2004 Jul;25(16):3187-99. PubMed PMID: 14980414.
  • Borschel GH, Dennis RG, Kuzon WM Jr. Contractile skeletal muscle tissue-engineered on an acellular scaffold. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Feb;113(2):595-602; discussion 603-4. PubMed PMID: 14758222.
  • Baker EL, Dennis RG, Larkin LM. Glucose transporter content and glucose uptake in skeletal muscle constructs engineered in vitro. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2003 Nov-Dec;39(10):434-9. PubMed PMID: 14741039.
  • Haase SC, Rovak JM, Dennis RG, Kuzon WM Jr, Cederna PS. Recovery of muscle contractile function following nerve gap repair with chemically acellularized peripheral nerve grafts. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2003 May;19(4):241-8. PubMed PMID: 12858247.
  • Murphy WL, Dennis RG, Kileny JL, Mooney DJ. Salt fusion: an approach to improve pore interconnectivity within tissue engineering scaffolds. Tissue Eng. 2002 Feb;8(1):43-52. PubMed PMID: 11886653.
  • Faulkner JA, Brooks SV, Dennis RG. Measurement of recovery of function following whole muscle transfer, myoblast transfer, and gene therapy. Methods Mol Med. 1999;18:155-72. PubMed PMID: 21370175.
  • Putnam AJ, Cunningham JJ, Dennis RG, Linderman JJ, Mooney DJ. Microtubule assembly is regulated by externally applied strain in cultured smooth muscle cells. J Cell Sci. 1998 Nov;111 ( Pt 22):3379-87. PubMed PMID: 9788879.
  • Macpherson PC, Dennis RG, Faulkner JA. Sarcomere dynamics and contraction-induced injury to maximally activated single muscle fibres from soleus muscles of rats. J Physiol. 1997 Apr 15;500 ( Pt 2):523-33. PubMed PMID: 9147335; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1159401.