Karin Wuertz-Kozak

Karin Wuertz-Kozak

Professor
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

2020 Submissions

Journal Paper

Piazza, Nathan, et al. "Therapeutic Potential of Extracellular Vesicles in Degenerative Diseases of the Intervertebral Disc." Front Bioeng Biotechnol 17. 8 (2020): 311. Web. «

Cambria, Elena, et al. "Cell-Laden Agarose-Collagen Composite Hydrogels for Mechanotransduction Studies." Front Bioeng Biotechnol 21. 8 (2020): 346. Web. «

Cazzanelli, Petra and Karin Wuertz-Kozak. "MicroRNAs in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Apoptosis, Inflammation, and Mechanobiology." Int J Mol Sci 21. 10 (2020): E3601. Web. «

Pieri, Andrea De, et al. "Electrospinning and 3D bioprinting for intervertebral disc tissue engineering." JOR Spine 2020. (2020): epub ahead. Web. «

Wuertz-Kozak, K., et al. "Effects of early life stress on bone homeostasis in mice and humans." Int J Mol Sci 21. 18 (2020): E6634. Web. «

Schmidli, R.M., et al. "Fibronectin Fragments and Inflammation during Canine Intervertebral Disc Disease." Frontiers in Veterinary Science. (2020): epub ahead. Web. «

Sadowska, Aleksandra, et al. "Hypo-osmotic loading induces expression of IL-6 in nucleus pulposus cells of the intervertebral disc independent of TRPV4 and TRPM7." Front Pharmacology. 11 (2020): 952. Web. «

Tai, YK, et al. "Magnetic fields modulate metabolism and gut microbiome in correlation with Pgc-1α expression: Follow-up to an in vitro magnetic mitohormetic study." FASEB J 34. 8 (2020): 11143-11167. Web. «

Schmid, Bettina, et al. "The role of Cutibacterium acnes in intervertebral disc inflammation." Biomedicines 8. 7 (2020): E186. Web. «

Cambria, Elena, et al. "TRPV4 Inhibition and CRISPR-Cas9 Knockout Reduce Inflammation Induced by Hyper-physiological Stretching in Hhuman Annulus Fibrosus Cells." Cells 9. (2020): 1736. Web. «

Journal Editor

Karin, Wuertz-Kozak,, ed. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI, 2020. Web. «

2019 Submissions

Journal Paper

Sadowska, A., et al. "Differential Regulation of TRP Channel Gene and Protein Expression by Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain." Nature Sci Rep 9. 1 (2019): epub. Web. «

Wippert, Pia-Maria, et al. "Alterations in Bone Homeostasis and Microstructure Related to Depression and Allostatic Load." Psychother Psychosom 88. 6 (2019): 383-385. Web. «

Krupkova, Olga, et al. "Expression and Activity of Hyaluronidases HYAL-1, HYAL-2 and HYAL-3 in the Human Intervertebral Disc." European Spine Journal 29. 3 (2020): 605-615. Web. «

Journal Editor

Wuertz-Kozak, Karin, ed. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI, 2019. Web.

Wuertz-Kozak, Karin, ed. Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2019. Web.

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

Sadowska, A., et al. "How do IVD Cells Sense and Respond to Osmotic Stress: The Role of TRPM7 and TRPV4 Channels." Proceedings of the ORS PSRS Meeting. Ed. ORS. Skytop, USA: n.p.. «

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Wuertz-Kozak, K., et al. "Differential Regulation of TRP Channel Gene Expression by Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain." German Spine Society Meeting. German Spine Society. Munich, Germany. 28 Nov. 2019. Conference Presentation. «

Herold, Tamara, et al. "Effect of BMI on the Clinical Outcome Following Microsurgical Decompression in Over-the-top Technique: Bi-centric Study with Analysis of 741 Patients." German Spine Society Meeting. German Spine Society. Munich, Germany. 28 Nov. 2019. Conference Presentation. «

Quante, Markus, et al. "Effect of Perioperative Complications on the Clinical Outcome Following Lumbar Decompression Surgery." German Spine Society Meeting. German Spine Society. Munich, Germany. 29 Nov. 2019. Conference Presentation. «

Wuertz-Kozak, Karin. "Inflammatory Mediators in Disc Degeneration - Are They of Clinical Importance?" Eurospine 2019. EuSSAB. Helsinki, Finnland. 15 Oct. 2019. Keynote Speech.

Wuertz-Kozak, Karin, et al. "Expression of TRPV4 in Human IVDs and its Relevance in Stretch-induced Inflammation." Eurospine 2019. Spine Society of Europe. Helsinki, Finnland. 16 Oct. 2019. Conference Presentation. «

Wuertz-Kozak, Karin. "New Horizons in Degenerative Disc Disease." Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association. Japanese Orthopaedic Association. Yokohama, Japan. 18 Oct. 2019. Keynote Speech.