Selected Publications


Sex differences in systemic bone and muscle loss following femur fracture in mice. Osipov B, Paralkar MP, Emami AJ, Cunningham HC, Tjandra PM, Pathak S, Langer HT, Baar K, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Altered canalicular remodeling associated with femur fracture in mice. Emami AJ, Sebastian A, Lin YY, Yee CS, Osipov B, Loots GG, Alliston T, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research


Systemic bone loss following myocardial infarction in mice. Tjandra PM, Paralkar MP, Osipov B, Chen YJ, Zhao F, Ripplinger CM, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Region-dependent bone loss in the lumbar spine following femoral fracture in mice. Ely EV, Osipov B, Emami AJ, Christiansen BA. Bone.


Age dependence of systemic bone loss and recovery following femur fracture in mice. Emami AJ, Toupadakis CA, Telek SM, Fyhrie DP, Yellowley CE, Christiansen BA. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.


Systemic bone loss after fracture. Osipov B, Emami AJ, Christiansen BA. Clinical Reviews in Bone and Mineral Metabolism.

Incident fracture is associated with a period of accelerated loss of hip BMD: the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. Christiansen BA, Litwack-Harrison S, Fink HA, Lane NE. Osteoporosis International.

Comparison of knee injury threshold during tibial compression based on limb orientation in mice. Hsia AW, Tarke FD, Shelton TJ, Tjandra PM, Christiansen BA. Journal of Biomechanics. 

Age-dependent bone loss and recovery during hindlimb unloading and subsequent reloading in rats. Cunningham HC, West DWD, Baehr LM, Tarke FD, Baar K, Bodine SC, Christiansen BA. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Osteophytes and fracture calluses share developmental milestones and are diminished by unloading. Hsia AW, Emami AJ, Tarke FD, Cunningham HC, Tjandra PM, Wong A, Christiansen BA, Collette NM. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.


Osteophyte formation after ACL rupture in mice is associated with joint restabilization and loss of range of motion. Hsia AW, Anderson MJ, Heffner MA, Lagmay EP, Zavodovskaya R, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Bone adaptation to mechanical loading in a mouse model of reduced peripheral sensory nerve function. Heffner MA, Genetos DC, Christiansen BA. PLoS One.


Effect of micro-computed tomography voxel size and segmentation method on trabecular bone microstructure measures in mice. Christiansen BA. Bone Reports.

Contribution of mechanical unloading to trabecular bone loss following non-invasive knee injury in mice. Anderson MJ, Diko S, Baehr LM, Baar K, Bodine SC, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.


Non-invasive mouse models of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Christiansen BA, Guilak F, Lockwood KA, Olson SA, Pitsillides AA, Sandell LJ, Silva MJ, van der Meulen MC, Haudenschild DR. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

Trabecular bone loss at a distant skeletal site following noninvasive knee injury in mice. Christiansen BA, Emami AJ, Fyhrie DP, Satkunananthan PB, Hardisty MR. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

Effect of alendronate on post-traumatic osteoarthritis induced by anterior cruciate ligament rupture in mice. Khorasani MS, Diko S, Hsia AW, Anderson MJ, Genetos DC, Haudenschild DR, Christiansen BA. Arthritis Research & Therapy.


In vivo fluorescence reflectance imaging of protease activity in a mouse model of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Satkunananthan PB, Anderson MJ, De Jesus NM, Haudenschild DR, Ripplinger CM, Christiansen BA. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

Comparison of loading rate-dependent injury modes in a murine model of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Lockwood KA, Chu BT, Anderson MJ, Haudenschild DR, Christiansen BA. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.

Altered bone development in a mouse model of peripheral sensory nerve inactivation. Heffner MA, Anderson MJ, Yeh GC, Genetos DC, Christiansen BA. Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions.


Musculoskeletal changes following non-invasive knee injury using a novel mouse model of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Christiansen BA, Anderson MJ, Lee CA, Williams JC, Yik JH, Haudenschild DR. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.