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2016

Schmocker, Andreas; Khoushabi, Azadeh; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Schizas, Constantin; Moser, Christophe; Bourban, Pierre-Etienne; Pioletti, Dominique P (2016). A photopolymerized composite hydrogel and surgical implanting tool for a nucleus pulposus replacement. Biomaterials, 88, pp. 110-119. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.02.015

Chooi, Wai Hon; Chan, Samantha C. W.; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, Barbara P. (2016). Compression Loading Induced Cellular Stress Response of Intervertebral Disc Cells in Organ Culture. Global Spine Journal, 6(1_suppl), s-0036-1582604-s-0036-1582604. Thieme 10.1055/s-0036-1582604

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Roth, Eva; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2016). Annulus Fibrosus Repair using Genetically Engineered Silk and Genipin-Enhanced Fibringel. Global Spine Journal, 6(1_suppl), s-0036-1582588-s-0036-1582588. Thieme 10.1055/s-0036-1582588

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha C W; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Heini, Paul Ferdinand; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2016). The BMP2-variant L51P Enhances the Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in the Presence of Intervertebral Disc Cells. Global Spine Journal, 6(1_suppl), s-0036-1582610-s-0036-1582610. Thieme 10.1055/s-0036-1582610

Krismer, Anna; Cabra, Romina Silvia; Kohl, Sandro; Ahmad, Sufian; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2 March 2016). The Relative Gene Expression Profile of human Anterior versus Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Unpublished). In: ORS Annual Meeting. Orlando. 02.03.2016.

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Heeb, Silvan Rolf; Roth, Eva; Wöltje, WM; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (12 February 2016). Genetically engineered silk and genipin-enhanced fibrin hydrogel for annulus fibrosus repair (Unpublished). In: YSBM.ch Symposium 2016. Zürich. 12.02.2016.

May, Rahel; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Geiser, Thomas; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (12 February 2016). Non-Viral Gene Therapy to Cells of the bovine Intervertebral Disc (Unpublished). In: YSBM.ch Symposium 2016.

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Sakai, Daisuke; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2016). Angiopoietin-1 receptor Tie2 distinguishes multipotent differentiation capability in bovine coccygeal nucleus pulposus cells. Stem cell research & therapy, 7(1), p. 75. BioMed Central 10.1186/s13287-016-0337-9

Chooi, Wai Hon; Chan, Samantha Chun Wai; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, Barbara Pui (2016). Loading-Induced Heat-Shock Response in Bovine Intervertebral Disc Organ Culture. PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0161615. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0161615

2015

Evangelopoulos, Dimitrios Stergios; Kohl, Sandro; Schwienbacher, Stefan; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis; Ahmad, Sufian (2015). Collagen application reduces complication rates of mid-substance ACL tears treated with dynamic intraligamentary stabilization. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy Springer 10.1007/s00167-015-3838-7

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Wuertz-Kozak, Karin; Sakai, Daisuke; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (4 November 2015). Bovine coccygeal intervertebral discs contain multipotent Tie2+ cells which can differentiate into osteogenic adipogenic and chondrogenic lineages. In: Day of Clinical Research 2015, Department of Clinical Research.

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, Samantha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Heini, Paul Ferdinand; Tekari, Adel (4 November 2015). In vitro analysis of osteogenic inhibition in non-union spinal fusion caused by intervertebral disc cells. In: Day of Clinical Research 2015, Department of Clinical Research.

Marazza, Alessandro; Tekari, Adel; Roth, Eva; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (4 November 2015). Investigation into ERK, JNK and p38 downstream Signaling Pathways: an Anti-Inflammatory Approach against the Intervertebral Disc Degeneration. In: Day of Clinical Research 2015, Department of Clinical Research.

Heeb, Silvan Rolf; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Roth, Eva; Gantenbein, Benjamin (4 November 2015). Investigation of Fibrin-Hydrogel-Silk Scaffolds for Restoration of the Intervertebral Disc. In: Day of Clinical Research 2015. Department of Clinical Research (DCR), Bern. 04.11.2015.

Chan, Samantha C W; Walser, Jochen; Ferguson, Stephen J; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Duration-dependent influence of dynamic torsion on the intervertebral disc: an intact disc organ culture study. European spine journal, 24(11), pp. 2402-2410. Springer 10.1007/s00586-015-4140-6

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Heini, Paul Ferdinand; Gantenbein, Benjamin (29 June 2015). In vitro analysis of osteogenic inhibition in non-union spinal fusion caused by nucleus pulposus cells. In: 11th Swiss Stem Cell Network Annual Meeting. 29.06.2015.

Gao, Shuping; Tekari, Adel; Gantenbein, Benjamin (29 June 2015). Assessment of bovine adipose-derived stem cells osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation in Normoxic and hypoxic conditions. In: 11th Swiss Stem Cell Network Annual Meeting. Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung (ZLF), University Hospital Basel. 29.06.2015.

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Wuertz, Karin; Sakai, Daisuke; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (9 June 2015). Nucleus pulposus of bovine coccygeal intervertebral disc contains progenitor cells capable of differentiating into osteocytes and adipocytes (Unpublished). In: Proceedings of the 42nd ISSLS Congress. 08.-12.06.2015.

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Wuertz, Karin; Sakai, Daisuke; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (9 June 2015). Nucleus pulposus contain progenitor-like cells able to differentiate into osteogenic and adipogenic lineages in vitro. European cells & materials eCM, 30(Suppl. 1), p. 66. University of Wales

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Wuertz, Karin; Saikai, Daisuke; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Tie2+ cells of the bovine Nucleus Pulposus are Progenitor Cells capable of differentiating into Osteocytes and Adipocytes. Global Spine Journal, 5(1_suppl), s-0035-1554231-s-0035-1554231. Buenos Aires, Argentinia: Thieme 10.1055/s-0035-1554231

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Heini, Paul Ferdinand; Gantenbein, Benjamin (21 May 2015). Investigation of bone inhibition in non-union spinal fusion caused by intervertebral disc cells in vitro (Unpublished). In: Annual Meeting of the SVGO/SBMS (Swiss Bone Mineral Society).

Tekari, Adel; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Yayon, Avner; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2 May 2015). Evaluation of HA-fibrin-based hydrogel for restoration of degenerated intervertebral disc (Unpublished). In: Engineering Sciences for Biology and Medicine.

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Gadhari, N.; Chan, S. C. W.; Kohl, S.; Ahmad, S. (2015). Mesenchymal stem cells and collagen patches for anterior cruciate ligament repair. World Journal of Stem Cells, 7(2), pp. 521-534. Genova, Italy: Baishideng Publishing Group 10.4252/wjsc.v7.i2.521

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Illien-Jünger, Svenja; Chan, Samantha Cw; Walser, Jochen; Haglund, Lisbet; Ferguson, Stephen J; Iatridis, James C; Grad, Sibylle (2015). Organ Culture Bioreactors - Platforms to Study Human Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Regenerative Therapy. Current stem cell research & therapy, 10(4), pp. 339-352. Bentham Science Publishers 10.2174/1574888X10666150312102948

Tekari, Adel; Chan, Samantha; Wuertz, Karin; Sakai, Daisuke; Benneker, Lorin M.; Grad, Sibylle; Gantenbein, Benjamin (1 March 2015). Bovine coccygeal intervertebral discs contain multipotent Tie2+ cells which can differentiate into osteogenic and adipogenic lineages. European spine journal(22), pp. 650-651. Springer

Bertolo, Alessandro; Gemperli, Armin; Gruber, Marco; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Baur, Martin; Pötzel, Tobias; Stoyanov, Jivko (2015). In vitro cell motility as a potential mesenchymal stem cell marker for multipotency. Stem cells translational medicine, 4(1), pp. 84-90. AlphaMed Press 10.5966/sctm.2014-0156

Ahmad, Sufian; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Evangelopoulos, Dimitrios Stergios; Schär, Michael O; Schwienbacher, Stefan; Kohlhof, Hendrick; Kohl, Sandro (2015). Arthroplasty - current strategies for the management of knee osteoarthritis. Swiss medical weekly, 145(w14096), w14096. EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2015.14096

Guggisberg, S.; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Keel, M. J.; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Mechanical Loading Promoted Discogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Incorporated in 3D-PEG Scaffolds with RhGDF5 and RGD. International Journal of Stem Cell Research and Therapy, 2(1) Science Resource Online LLC

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Chan, Samantha CW; Tekari, Adel; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Repair of Annulus fibrosus with Genipin-enhanced Fibrin Hydrogel and silk membrane- fleece. European spine journal, 24 Berlin: Springer

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Chan, Samantha CW; Roth, Eva; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Intervertebral Disc Repair using Fleece-Membrane Composite Silk Material and Genipin-enhanced Fibrin Hydrogel (Unpublished). In: DKF Research Conference. Bern. 04.11.2015.

Benneker, Lorin Michael; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Annulus fibrosus Repair with a Genipin-enhanced Fibrin based Hydrogel and silk membrane-fleece (Unpublished). In: 75th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Orthopedic Society SGO.

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Chan, Samantha CW; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Annulus Fibrosus Repair with the help of a novel Silk membrane-fleece and Genipin-enhanced Fibrin Hydrogel (Unpublished). In: 21th Swiss Conference on Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine.

May, Rahel; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Geiser, Thomas; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). NonViral Gene Delivery of Growth and Differentiation Factor 6 (GDF6) to whole bovine Intervertebral Disc. European spine journal, 24, p. 649. Berlin: Springer

Chan, Samantha C W; Tekari, Adel; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Heini, Paul Ferdinand; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells is hindered by the presence of intervertebral disc cells. Arthritis research & therapy, 18(1), p. 29. BioMed Central 10.1186/s13075-015-0900-2

Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Chan, Samantha CW; Tekari, Adel; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). Repair of Annulus fibrosus with Genipin-enhanced Fibrin Hydrogel and silk membrane- fleece (Unpublished). In: Biospine.org, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Biotechnologies for Spinal Surgery.

May, Rahel; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Geiser, Thomas; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2015). NonViral Gene Delivery of Growth and Differentiation Factor 6 (GDF6) to whole bovine Intervertebral Disc (Unpublished). In: Biospine.org, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Biotechnologies for Spinal Surgery.

Liu, Zhi-Heng; Huo, Jun-Li; Wu, Zhi-Gang; Sun, Zhen; Bai, Feng; Samartzis, Dino; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Fan, Shao-Di; Wang, Hai-Qiang (2015). RASSF7 expression and its regulatory roles on apoptosis in human intervertebral disc degeneration. International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, 8(12), pp. 16097-16103. e-Century Publishing

2014

Horovitz, Rachel; Ahmad, Sufian; Chan, Samantha; Kohl, Sabine; Gantenbein, Benjamin (9 June 2014). Suitability of Common Collagen Scaffolds for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 8(Suppl. 1), pp. 414-415. John Wiley & Sons 10.1002/term.1932

Chan, Samantha; Calandriello, Elena; Wuertz, K.; Keel, Marius; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (May 2014). Co-culture of Notochordal Cells with Nucleus pulposus and Annulus fibrosus cells under normoxia and hypoxia. Global Spine Journal, 4(1_suppl), s-0034-1376563-s-0034-1376563. Thieme 10.1055/s-0034-1376563

Chooi, W. H.; Chan, Samantha; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, B. P. (May 2014). Loading Induced Stress Response in the Intervertebral Disc. Global Spine Journal, 4(1_suppl), s-0034-1376604-s-0034-1376604. Thieme 10.1055/s-0034-1376604

Chan, Samantha; Walser, Jochen; Ferguson, B.; Gantenbein, Benjamin (May 2014). Extended duration of torsional loading reduced the survival of the NP cells of the intervertebral disc. Global Spine Journal, 4(1_suppl), s-0034-1376629-s-0034-1376629. Thieme 10.1055/s-0034-1376629

Schmocker, Andreas M.; Khoushabi, Azadeh; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, Samantha; Bonel, Harald Marcel; Bourban, Pierre-Etienne; Månson, Jan Anders; Schizas, Constantin; Pioletti, Dominique; Moser, Christophe (4 March 2014). Minimally invasive photopolymerization in intervertebral disc tissue cavities. Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 8952, p. 895206. SPIE 10.1117/12.2036360

Seiler, Christof; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Reyes, Mauricio; Benneker, Lorin M; Geiser, Thomas; Siebenrock, Klaus A; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2014). Time-lapse microscopy and classification of 2D human mesenchymal stem cells based on cell shape picks up myogenic from osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 8(9), pp. 737-746. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons 10.1002/term.1575

Chan, Samantha C. W.; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2014). Hyperosmotic condition reduces nucleus pulposus growth in monolayer culture (Unpublished). In: Poster contribution DKF Researcher. 05.11.2014.

Chooi, W. H.; Chan, S. C. W.; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, B. P. (2014). Cellular Stress Response of Intervertebral Cells to Compressive Loading (Unpublished). In: Proceedings of TERMIS-EU Meeting, 10-13 June.

Studer, Thomas Paul; Fortunato, Guiseppino; Gadhari, Neha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Rossi, Ren; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2014). Tailoring silk based nano fibres for human intervertebral disc repair. eCM Journal.

Chooi, W. H.; Chan, S. C. W.; Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, B. (2014). Expression of HSP72 and HSF1 in nucleus pulposus in response to compressive loading (Unpublished). In: Proceedings of the ECM XV Conference - Cartilage & Disc: Repair and Regeneration. 16.06.-18.06.2014.

Chan, S. C. W.; Walser, J.; Ferguson, B.; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2014). Intervertebral disc cell response to torsion as a function of duration and magnitude (Unpublished). In: Proceedings of the ECM XV Conference - Cartilage & Disc: Repair and Regeneration. 16.06.-18.06.2014.

Studer, Thomas; Fortunato, Guiseppino; Gadhari, Neha; Frauchiger, Daniela Angelika; Rossi, René; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2014). Engineering niches for intervertebral disc cells using random and aligned silk nano-fibres. European cells & materials eCM, 28(6), p. 36. Basel: University of Wales

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Calandriello, Elena; Wuertz-Kozak, Karin; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Keel, Marius JB; Chan, Samantha CW (2014). Activation of intervertebral disc cells by co-culture with notochordal cells, conditioned medium and hypoxia. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, 15(422), p. 422. BioMed Central 10.1186/1471-2474-15-422

2013

Chan, Samantha; Walser, Jochen; Shamsollahi, Mohammad J.; Ferguson, Stephen; Käppeli, Patrick; Benneker, Lorin; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (December 2013). Mechano-Biologie von bovinen Bandscheiben belastet unter Kompression und Torsion. In: Achte Jahrestagung der deutschen Wirbelsäulengesellschaft. Frankfurt, Germany. 05.-07.12.2013.

Furtwängler, Tina; Chan, Samantha C. W.; Bahrenberg, Gregor; Richards, Peter J.; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2013). Assessment of the Matrix Degenerative Effects of MMP-3, ADAMTS-4 and HTRA1 injected into a bovine Intervertebral Disc Organ Culture Model. Spine, 38(22), E1377-E1387. United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31829ffde8

Chan, Samantha; Walser, Jochen; Käppeli, Patrick; Shamsollahi, Mohammad Javad; Ferguson, Stephen John; Gantenbein, Benjamin (October 2013). Two Degree-of-Freedom mechanical loading bioreactor for the study of the intervertebral disc mechanobiology under complex loading. In: CORS 2013: 8th combined meeting of the Orthopedic Research Societies. San Servolo, Venice, Italy. 13.-16.10.2013.

Chan, Samantha; Walser, Jochen; Käppeli, Patrick; Shamsollahi, Mohammad Javad; Ferguson, Stephen John; Gantenbein, Benjamin (April 2013). Mechanobiological study of the intervertebral disc under complex loading using a bi-axial mechanical loading bioreactor. In: Proceedings of Global Spine Congress. Hong Kong, China. 04.-06.04.2013.

Chan, Samantha C. W.; Bürki, Alexander; Bonel, Harald M.; Benneker, Lorin M.; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2013). Papain-induced in vitro disc degeneration model for the study of injectable nucleus pulposus therapy. Spine Journal, 13(3), pp. 273-283. Elsevier 10.1016/j.spinee.2012.12.007

Bucher, Christian H.; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Benneker, Lorin M.; Geiser, Thomas; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2013). Nonviral Gene Delivery of Growth and Differentiation Factor 5 to Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Injected into a 3D Bovine Intervertebral Disc Organ Culture System. Stem cells international, 2013, p. 326828. Hindawi 10.1155/2013/326828

Malonzo, Cherry; Chan, Samantha CW; Kabiri, Azadeh; Eglin, David; Grad, Sybille; Bonel, Harald Marcel; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2013). A papain-induced disc degeneration model for the assessment of thermo-reversible hydrogel-cells therapeutic approach. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 9(12), E167-E176. John Wiley & Sons 10.1002/term.1667

Chan, Samantha; Walser, Jochen; Käppeli, Patrick; Shamsollahi, Mohammad Javad; Ferguson, Stephen John; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2013). Region Specific Response of Intervertebral Disc Cells to Complex Dynamic Loading: An Organ Culture Study Using a Dynamic Torsion-Compression Bioreactor. PLoS ONE, 8(8), e72489. United States: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0072489

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Bucher, Christian Hans; Gazdhar, Amiq Ur Rahman; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Chan, Samantha (2013). Transfection of primary human mesenchymal stem Cells with growth and differentiation factor 5 (GDF-5) A non-viral gene transfer therapy for the disc? European cells & materials eCM, Vol. 26(Suppl. 3), p. 39. University of Wales

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Calandriello, Elena; Wuertz, K.; Keel, M.; Benneker, L. M.; Chan, Samantha (2013). Notochordal Cells activate Nucleus pulposus Cells more strongly after stimulation with Serum in 3D culture in Cross-Species Co-Cultures. European cells & materials eCM, Vol. 26(Suppl. 8), p. 39. University of Wales

2012

Chan, Chun Wai; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2012). Preparation of intact bovine tail intervertebral discs for organ culture. Journal of visualized experiments(60) Cambridge, Mass.: MYJoVE Corporation 10.3791/3490

Steiner, Thomas H.; Bürki, Alexander; Ferguson, Stephen J.; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2012). Stochastic amplitude-modulated stretching of Rabbit flexor digitorum profundus tendons reduces stiffness compared to Cyclic Loading but does not affect Tenocyte Metabolism. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, 13, p. 222. London: BioMed Central 10.1186/1471-2474-13-222

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Chan, Samantha C W (2012). The evolutionary importance of cell ratio between notochordal and nucleus pulposus cells: an experimental 3-D co-culture study. European spine journal, 21 Suppl 6, S819-S825. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00586-011-2026-9

Chan, Samantha C W; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2012). Intervertebral disc regeneration or repair with biomaterials and stem cell therapy--feasible or fiction? Swiss medical weekly, 142, w13598. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2012.13598

Chan, Samantha; Benneker, Lorin Michael; Siebenrock, Klaus-Arno; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2012). A Reproducible Papain-Induced Disk Degeneration Model of Reduced GAG and Hydration. Global Spine Journal, 2(S01), p. 39. Thieme 10.1055/s-0032-1319920

Malonzo, Cherry; Chan, Samantha CW; Bonél, Harald M; Benneker, Lorin M; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2012). Thermo-Reversible Hydrogel for Nucleus Pulposus Replacement: Feasibility under Static Loading in a mild Papain-induced Disk Degeneration Model. In: Global Spine Journal.

Walser, J; Ferguson, SJ; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2012). Design of a mechanical loading device to Culture intact Bovine Caudal Motional Segments of the Spine under Twisting Motion. In: , (ed.) Replacing Animal Models: A Practical Guide to creating and using biomimetic alternatives (pp. 89-105). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Benneker, Lorin M; Siebenrock, Klaus A; Chan, Samantha CW (2012). Optimization of the Enzyme-induced Disc Degeneration Model for the in vitro study of Nucleus Pulposus Tissue Engineering. In: , (ed.) Orthopaedic Research Society. San Francisco.

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Guggisberg, Stefan; Chan, Samantha CW; Benneker, Lorin M; Grad, Sibylle (2012). Discogenic Pre-Conditioning of human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in synthetic MMP-Degradable Poly-Ethylene-Glycol (PEG) Hydrogels under Load and rhGDF-5. In: Orthopaedic Research Society. San Francisco.

Malonzo, C; Chan, SCW; Eglin, D; Bonél, HM; Benneker, LM; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2012). Thermo-reversible hydrogel for nucleus pulposus replacement: feasibility under static loading in a mild papain-induced disc degeneration model Poster 05.P13. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 6 Chichester: John Wiley & Sons

2011

Chan, Samantha; Ferguson, Stephen; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2011). Erratum to: The effects of dynamic loading on the intervertebral disc. European spine journal, 20(11), p. 1813. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00586-011-1853-z

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Benneker, L; Alini, M; Grad, S (2011). Differential response of Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells to either TGF-β1 or to rhGDF-5. European spine journal, 20(6), pp. 962-71. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00586-010-1619-z

Chan, SCW; Ferguson, SJ; Wuertz, K; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2011). Biological Response of the Intervertebral Disc to Repetitive Short Term Cyclic Torsion. Spine, 36(24), pp. 2021-2030. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318203aea5

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Sprecher, Christoph M.; Chan, Samantha; Illien-Junger, Svenja; Grad, Sibylle (2011). Confocal imaging protocols for live/dead staining in three-dimensional carriers. Methods in molecular biology, 740, pp. 127-140. Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press 10.1007/978-1-61779-108-6_14

Chan, Samantha; Ferguson, Stephen; Gantenbein, Benjamin (2011). The effects of dynamic loading on the intervertebral disc. European spine journal, 20(11), pp. 1796-1812. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00586-011-1827-1

Stoyanov, JV; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Bertolo, A; Aebli, N; Baur, M; Alini, M; Grad, S (2011). Role of hypoxia and growth and differentiation factor-5 on differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells towards intervertebral nucleus pulposus-like cells. European cells & materials eCM, 21, pp. 533-547. Aberystwyth (UK): University of Wales

Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin; Sakai, Daisuke (2011). Biomaterials for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration. In: Ducheyne, Paul; Healy, Kevin (eds.) Comprehensive Biomaterials. Biomaterials and Clinical Use: Vol. 6 (pp. 161-169). Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/B978-0-08-055294-1.00210-5

2010

Seiler, C.; Gazdhar, A.; Geiser, T.; Reyes, Mauricio; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (June 2010). Mesenchymal Stem Cell Classification during Differentiation Based on Shape Information (Unpublished). In: TERMIS -- Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.

Seiler, Christof; Gazdhar, A; Geiser, T; Reyes, Mauricio; Gantenbein-Ritter, Benjamin (2010). Mesenchymal Stem Cell Classification during Differentiation Based on Shape Information (Unpublished).

Gantenbein, Benjamin (2010). Cell Therapy for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration from the Lab-Bench Perspective. In: Swiss-Japanese Minisymposium on Disc/Spine Research. University of Zürich. 6 September 2010.

Chan, SCW; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Leung, VY; Chan, D; Cheung, KM; Ito, K (2010). Cryopreserved intervertebral disc with injected bone marrow-derived stromal cells: a feasibility study using organ culture. Spine Journal, 10(6), pp. 486-496. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.spinee.2009.12.019

Illien-Jünger, S; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Grad, S; Lezuo, P; Ferguson, SJ; Alini, M; Ito, K (2010). The Combined Effects of Limited Nutrition and High-Frequency Loading on Intervertebral Discs With Endplates. Spine, 35(19), pp. 1744-1752. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181c48019

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Seiler, C; Chan, SCW; Kühn, J; Depeursinge, C (2010). Quantifying Cell Shape Changes of human Mesenchymal Stem Cells undergoing Differentiation. In: Proceedings of ECM XI.

Chan, SCW; Ferguson, SJ; Wuertz, K; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2010). Effect of Short Term Torsion to the Intervertebral Disc: An Organ Culture Study. In: Proceedings of ECM XI.

Chan, SCW; Ferguson, SJ; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2010). Torsion Increases Intervertebral Disc Cell Survival in Organ Culture. In: Proceedings of the European Society of Biomechanics.

Stoyanov, J; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Aebli, N; Baur, M; Alini, M; Grad, S (2010). Role of Hypoxia on Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Towards Intervertebral Disc-Like Cells. In: World Forum of Spine Research - The Intervertebral Disc. Montreal, Canada. July 5–8, 2010.

Gantenbein, Benjamin; Chan, Samantha; Ferguson, Stephen John (2010). Effect of short-term torsion to the intervertebral disc. In: World Forum of Spine Research - The Intervertebral Disc. Montreal, Canada. July 5–8, 2010.

Chan, SCW; Ferguson, SJ; Wuertz, K; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2010). Intervertebral disc and torsion. In: Swiss-Japanese Minisymposium on Disc/Spine Research.

2009

Jünger, S; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Lezuo, P; Alini, M; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2009). Effect of limited nutrition on in situ intervertebral disc cells under simulated-physiological loading. Spine, 12(34), pp. 1264-71. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a0193d

Chan, SCW; Ferguson, SJ; Gantenbein-Ritter, B (2009). Bovine intervertebral disc explant preparation with endplates for organ culture.

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Benneker, LM; Alini, M; Grad, S (2009). Towards in vitro generation of intervertebral-disc-like cells.

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Alini, M; Grad, S (2009). Committing human bone marrow-derived stromal cells to the disc-like phenotype by coculture with nucleus pulposus cells and GDF-5.

Illien-Jünger, S; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Lezuo, P; Ferguson, SJ; Alini, M; Ito, K (2009). The combined effects of high frequency loading and limited nutrition on intervertebral discs.

2008

Jünger, S; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Alini, M; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2008). The efffect of limited nutrition in intervertebral discs: a 21 day in vitro culture. In: Proceeding of the Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering. Muttenz, Switzerland.

Juenger, A; Gantenbein, B; Alini, M; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2008). Effect of limited nutrition on intervertebral disc cells under "Physiological" loading - A 21 day culture. In: Proceedings of ECM IX, Musculoskeletal Trauma: 50 Years of AO Research. Davos, Switzerland.

Jünger, S; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Alini, M; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2008). Effect of limited nutrition on intervertebral disc cells under 'physiological' loading. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. Geneva, Switzerland.

Jünger, S; Gantenbein, B; Lezuo, P; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2008). Effect of limited nutrition on intervertebral discs under cyclic loading in a seven day culture. In: Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA.

Jünger, S; Gantenbein, B; Lezuo, P; Ferguson, SJ; Ito, K (2008). Effect of limited nutrition on intervertebral disc cells under cyclic loading in a whole organ culture. In: World Forum for Spine Research - The Intervertebral Disc. Kyoto, Japan.

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Potier, E; Zeiter, S; Werf, M van der; Sprecher, CM; Ito, K (2008). Accuracy of three Techniques to determine Cell Viability in 3D Tissues or Scaffolds. Tissue engineering. Part C - methods, 14(4), pp. 353-358. New Rochelle, N.Y.: Mary Ann Liebert 10.1089/ten.tec.2008.0313

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Chan, SCW; Chan, D; Lu, WW; Cheung, K; Ito, K (2008). Fate of Bone Marrow-Derived Stromal Cells injected into Cell- depleted Intervertebral Disc in Physiological Organ Culture.

Chan, SCW; Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Leung, YL; Chan, D; Luk, DK; Cheung, KMC; Ito, K (2008). Cell Repopulation of the frozen intervertebral disc by bone marrow derived stromal cells.

Gantenbein-Ritter, B; Potier, E; werf, S Zeiter M van der; Sprecher, CM; Ito, K (2008). (P 294) on the accuracy of techniques to determine cell Viability in 3D tissues or scaffolds.

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