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KURT D. HANKENSON, , B.S., D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean W. Richardson Chair of Equine Disease Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Associate Professor of Equine Musculoskeletal Research, New Bolton Center

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University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6115
 Fax 610-925-6821
 Email kdhank@vet.upenn.edu

bone biology
mesenchymal stem cell
orthopaedic tissue engineering
Bone regeneration and repair
Osteoporosis
Extracellular Matrix
Stem Cells
Bone regeneration/repair
Mesenchymal Stem Cell
Osteoporosis
Orthopaedic tissue engineering

Singh Lakshman, Brennan Tracy A, Kim Jung-Hoon, Egan Kevin P, McMillan Emily A, Chen Qijun, Hankenson Kurt D, Zhang Yi, Emerson Stephen G, Johnson F Brad, Pignolo Robert J Long-term functional engraftment of mesenchymal progenitor cells in a mouse model of accelerated aging. Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) 31: 607-11, 2013.

Zhu Fengchang, Sweetwyne Mariya T, Hankenson Kurt D Pkcd Is Required for Jagged-1 Induction of hMSC Osteogenic Differentiation. Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) : , 2013.

Zhu Fengchang, Friedman Michael S, Luo Weijun, Woolf Peter, Hankenson Kurt D The transcription factor osterix (SP7) regulates BMP6-induced human osteoblast differentiation. Journal of cellular physiology 227: 2677-85, 2012.

Miedel Emily, Dishowitz Michael I, Myers Marc H, Dopkin Derek, Yu Yan-Yiu, Miclau Ted S, Marcucio Ralph, Ahn Jaimo, Hankenson Kurt D Disruption of thrombospondin-2 accelerates ischemic fracture healing. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society : , 2012.

Volk Susan W, Wang Yanjian, Hankenson Kurt D Effects of donor characteristics and ex vivo expansion on canine mesenchymal stem cell properties: implications for MSC-based therapies. Cell transplantation 21: 2189-200, 2012.

Dishowitz Michael I, Terkhorn Shawn P, Bostic Sandra A, Hankenson Kurt D Notch signaling components are upregulated during both endochondral and intramembranous bone regeneration. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society 30: 296-303, 2012.

Hankenson Kurt D, Dishowitz Michael, Gray Chancellor, Schenker Mara Angiogenesis in bone regeneration. Injury 42: 556-61, 2011.

Laurita Jason, Koyama Eiki, Chin Bianca, Taylor Jesse A, Lakin Gregory E, Hankenson Kurt D, Bartlett Scott P, Nah Hyun-Duck The Muenke syndrome mutation (FgfR3P244R) causes cranial base shortening associated with growth plate dysfunction and premature perichondrial ossification in murine basicranial synchondroses. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists 240: 2584-96, 2011.

Scheller Erica L, Leinninger Gina M, Hankenson Kurt D, Myers Martin G, Krebsbach Paul H Ectopic expression of Col2.3 and Col3.6 promoters in the brain and association with leptin signaling. Cells, tissues, organs 194: 268-73, 2011.

Lin Grace L, Hankenson Kurt D Integration of BMP, Wnt, and notch signaling pathways in osteoblast differentiation. Journal of cellular biochemistry 112: 3491-501, 2011.

Scheller Erica L, Hankenson Kurt D, Reuben Jayne S, Krebsbach Paul H Zoledronic acid inhibits macrophage SOCS3 expression and enhances cytokine production. Journal of cellular biochemistry 112: 3364-72, 2011.

Luo Weijun, Friedman Michael S, Hankenson Kurt D, Woolf Peter J Time series gene expression profiling and temporal regulatory pathway analysis of BMP6 induced osteoblast differentiation and mineralization. BMC systems biology 5: 82, 2011.

(Liberal Arts and Sciences) University of Illinois, 1988

B.S. (Veterinary Science) University of Illinois, 1990

D.V.M. (Veterinary Medicine) University of Illinois, 1992

M.S. (Veterinary Anatomy) Purdue University, 1997

Ph.D. (Biochemistry) University of Washington, 2001