See a complete PubMed list of publications by Dan Gazit, PhD, DMD, and Zulma Gazit, PhD.

Selected Key Publications

Navaro Y, Bleich-Kimelman N, Hazanov L, Mironi-Harpaz I, Shachaf Y, Garty S, Smith Y, Pelled G, Gazit D, Seliktar D, Gazit Z. Matrix stiffness determines the fate of nucleus pulposus-derived stem cells.
. 2015 May;49:68-76.

Sheyn D, Cohn Yakubovich D, Kallai I, Su S, Da X, Pelled G, Tawackoli W, Cook-Weins G, Schwarz EM, Gazit D, Gazit Z. PTH promotes allograft integration in a calvarial bone defect. Mol Pharm. 2013 Dec 2;10(12):4462-4471.

Mizrahi O, Sheyn D, Tawackoli W, Kallai I, Oh A, Su S, Da X, Zarrini P,Cook-Wiens G, Gazit D, Gazit Z. BMP-6 is more efficient in bone formation than BMP-2 when overexpressed in mesenchymal stem cells. Gene Ther. 2012 Jun 21.

Kimelman NB, Kallai I, Sheyn D, Tawackoli W, Gazit Z, Pelled G, Gazit D. Real-time bioluminescence functional imaging for monitoring tissue formation and regeneration. Methods Mol Biol. 2013 Jul 3;1048:181-193.

Sheyn D, Pelled G, Tawackoli W, Su S, Ben-David S, Gazit D, Gazit Z. Transient overexpression of Pparγ2 and C/ebpα in mesenchymal stem cells induces brown adipose tissue formation. Regen Med. 2013 May;8(3):295-308.

Mizrahi O, Sheyn D, Tawackoli W, Ben-David S, Su S, Li N, Oh A, Bae H, Gazit D, Gazit Z. Nucleus pulposus degeneration alters properties of resident progenitor cells. Spine J. 2013 Jul;13(7):803-814.

Benjamin S, Sheyn D, Ben-David S, Oh A, Kallai I, Li N, Gazit D, Gazit Z. Oxygenated environment enhances both stem cell survival and osteogenic differentiation. Tissue Eng Part A. 2013 Mar;19(5-6):748-758.

Ben Arav A, Pelled G, Zilberman Y, Kimelman-Bleich N, Gazit Z, Schwarz EM, Gazit D. Adeno-associated virus-coated allografts: a novel approach for cranioplasty. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Nov;6(10):e43-50.

Pelled G, Snedeker JG, Ben-Arav A, Rigozzi S, Zilberman Y, Kimelman-Bleich N, Gazit Z, Müller R, Gazit D. Smad8/BMP2-engineered mesenchymal stem cells induce accelerated recovery of the biomechanical properties of the achilles tendon. J Orthop Res. 2012;30(12):1932-1939.

Kimelman-Bleich N, Kallai I, Lieberman JR, Schwarz EM, Pelled G, Gazit D. Gene therapy approaches to regenerating bone. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2012;64(12):1320-1330.

Sheyn D, Kallai I, Tawackoli W, Cohn Yakubovich D, Oh A, Su S, Da X, Lavi A,Kimelman-Bleich N, Zilberman Y, Li N, Bae H, Gazit Z, Pelled G, Gazit D. Gene-modified adult stem cells regenerate vertebral bone defect in a rat model. Mol Pharm. 2011;8(5):1592-1601.

Kallai I, Mizrahi O, Tawackoli W, Gazit Z, Pelled G, Gazit D. Micro-computed tomography-based structural analysis of various bone tissue regeneration models. Nat Protoc. 2011;6(1):105-110.

Kimelman-Bleich N, Pelled G, Zilberman Y, Kallai I, Mizrahi O, Tawackoli W, Gazit Z, Gazit D. Targeted gene-and-host progenitor cell therapy for nonunion bone fracture repair. Mol Ther. 2011;19(1):53-59.

Kimelman-Bleich N, Pelled G, Sheyn D, Kallai I, Zilberman Y, Mizrahi O, Tal Y,Tawackoli W, Gazit Z, Gazit D. The use of a synthetic oxygen carrier-enriched hydrogel to enhance mesenchymal stem cell-based bone formation in vivo. Biomaterials. 2009;30(27):4639-4648.

Sheyn D, Pelled G, Zilberman Y, Talasazan F, Frank JM, Gazit D, Gazit Z. Nonvirally engineered porcine adipose tissue-derived stem cells: use in posterior spinal fusion. Stem Cells. 2008;26(4):1056-1064.

Tai K, Pelled G, Sheyn D, Bershteyn A, Han L, Kallai I, Zilberman Y, Ortiz C, Gazit D. Nanobiomechanics of repair bone regenerated by genetically modified mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008;14(10):1709-1720.

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