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In addition to journal publications, our work is regularly presented in local, national and international meetings.

Peer-reviewed journal articles since 2010 – 

Gjerde C, Mustafa K, Hellem S, Rojewski M, Gjengedal H, Yassin MA, Feng X, Skaale S, Berge T, Rosen A, Shi XQ, Ahmed AB, Gjertsen BT, Schrezenmeier H, Layrolle P. Cell therapy induced regeneration of severely atrophied mandibular bone in a clinical trial. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018;9(1):213. doi: 10.1186/s13287-018-0951-9.

Mohamed-Ahmed S, Fristad I, Lie SA, Suliman S, Mustafa K, Vindenes H, Idris SB. Adipose-derived and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells: a donor-matched comparison. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018;9(1):168. doi: 10.1186/s13287-018-0914-1.

Ibrahim M, Schoelermann J, Mustafa K, Cimpan MR. TiO2 nanoparticles disrupt cell adhesion and the architecture of cytoskeletal networks of human osteoblast-like cells in a size dependent manner. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2018 Apr 30. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36448. 

Gharaei MA, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Lie SA, Fristad I. Human dental pulp stromal cell conditioned medium alters endothelial cell behavior. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018;9(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s13287-018-0815-3.

Ibrahim M, Xue Y, Ostermann M, Sauter A, Steinmueller-Nethl D, Schweeberg S, Krueger A, Cimpan MR, Mustafa K. In vitro cytotoxicity assessment of nanodiamond particles and their osteogenic potential. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2018 Jun;106(6):1697-1707. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36369. 

Helgeland E, Shanbhag S, Pedersen TO, Mustafa K, Rosén A. Scaffold-Based Temporomandibular Joint Tissue Regeneration in Experimental Animal Models: A Systematic Review. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2018 Aug;24(4):300-316. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2017.0429. 

Sharma S, Sapkota D, Xue Y, Rajthala S, Yassin MA, Finne-Wistrand A, Mustafa K. Delivery of VEGFA in bone marrow stromal cells seeded in copolymer scaffold enhances angiogenesis, but is inadequate for osteogenesis as compared with the dual delivery of VEGFA and BMP2 in a subcutaneous mouse model. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018 Jan 31;9(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s13287-018-0778-4.

Shanbhag S, Stavropoulos A, Suliman S, Hervig T, Mustafa K. Efficacy of Humanized Mesenchymal Stem Cell Cultures for Bone Tissue Engineering: A Systematic Review with a Focus on Platelet Derivatives. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2017;23(6):552-569. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2017.0093.

Gjerde CG, De Santis D, Dominici M, Zanotti G, Hellem S, et al. Autologous Porcine Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Cells for Reconstruction of a Resorbed Alveolar Bone: A Preclinical Model in Mini-Pigs. Int J Stem Cell Res Ther 2017; 3:050. doi.org/10.23937/2469-570X/1410050.

Rashad A, Mustafa K, Heggset EB, Syverud K. Cytocompatibility of Wood-Derived Cellulose Nanofibril Hydrogels with Different Surface Chemistry. Biomacromolecules. 2017;18(4):1238-1248. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01911.

Yassin MA, Mustafa K, Xing Z, Sun Y, Fasmer KE, Waag T, Krueger A, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Finne-Wistrand A, Leknes KN. A Copolymer Scaffold Functionalized with Nanodiamond Particles Enhances Osteogenic Metabolic Activity and Bone Regeneration. Macromol Biosci. 2017 Jun;17(6). doi: 10.1002/mabi.201600427.

Shanbhag S, Pandis N, Mustafa K, Nyengaard JR, Stavropoulos A. Bone tissue engineering in oral peri-implant defects in preclinical in vivo research: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2017. doi: 10.1002/term.2412.

Shanbhag S, Pandis N, Mustafa K, Nyengaard JR, Stavropoulos A. Cell Cotransplantation Strategies for Vascularized Craniofacial Bone Tissue Engineering: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Preclinical In Vivo Studies. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2016 doi:10.1089/ten.teb.2016.0283.

Galli S, Andersson M, Jinno Y, Karlsson J, He W, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Wennerberg A, Jimbo R. Magnesium release from mesoporous carriers on endosseus implants does not influence bone maturation at 6 weeks in rabbit bone. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2016 doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33752.

Shanbhag S, Pandis N, Mustafa K, Nyengaard JR, Stavropoulos A. Alveolar bone tissue engineering in critical-size defects of experimental animal models: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2016 doi: 10.1002/term.2198.

Suliman S, Mustafa K, Krueger A, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Finne-Wistrand A, Osdal T, Hamza AO, Sun Y, Parajuli H, Waag T, Nickel J, Johannessen A-Ch, Cormack EM, Costea DE. Nanodiamond modified copolymer scaffolds affects tumour progression. Biomaterials 2016, 95:11-21.

Suliman S, Sun Y, Pedersen TO, Xue Y, Nickel J, Finne-Wistrand A, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Krueger A, Costea DE, Mustafa K. Host response and degradation of copolymer scaffolds functionalised with nanodiamonds and BMP2. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2016, Feb 8. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201500723.

Sharma S, Sapkota D, Xue Y, Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Bruland O, Mustafa K. Adenoviral Mediated Expression of BMP2 by Bone Marrow Stromal Cells cultured in 3D Copolymer Scaffolds Enhances Bone Formation. PLoS ONE 2016 25;11(1):e0147507. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147507. 

Mohamed HG, Idris SB, Mustafa M, Ahmed MF, Åstrøm AN, Mustafa K, Ibrahim SO. Influence of type 2 diabetes on prevalence of key periodontal pathogens, salivary matrix metalloproteinases and bone remodeling markers in adults with and without chronic periodontitis. Accepted in International Journal of Dentistry (2016).

Yassin MA, Leknes KN, Pedersen TO, Xing Z, Sun Y, Lie SA, Finne-Wistrand A, Mustafa K. Surfactant Tuning of Hydrophilicity of Porous Degradable Copolymer Scaffolds Promotes Cellular Proliferation and Enhances Bone Formation. J Biomed Mater Res A 2016, doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35741

Al-Sharabi N, Xue Y, Mustafa M, Udea M, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Fristad I. Conditioned media from human bone marrow stromal cells attenuate initial inflammatory reactions in dental pulp tissue. Dental Traumatology 2016; doi: 10.1111/edt. 12277.

Dagmar F Bunæs DF, Lie SA, Aastrøm AN, Mustafa K, Leknes KN. Site-specific effect of smoking following 12 months of supportive periodontal therapy 2016, submitted to J Clin Periodontol.

Mohamed HG, Mustafa K, Ibrahim SO, Åstrøm AN. Dietary habits, oral impact on daily performance and type 2 diabetes: a matched case-control study from Sudan 2016, submitted.

Al-Sharabi N, Xue Y, Udea M, Mustafa K, Fristad I. Influence of bone marrow stromal cell secreted molecules on pulpal and periodontal healing in replanted immature rat molars. Dental Traumatology 2015; doi: 10.1111/edt. 12246.

Bartaula S, Pedersen TO, Finne-Winstrand A, Bolstad AI, Mustafa K. Angiogenic and Immunomodulatory Properties of Endothelial and Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015, Dec 9.

Masahito F, Yamamoto A, Hibi H, Ueda M, Fristad I, Mustafa K. Conditioned media from hypoxic-cultured human dental pulp cells promotes distraction osteogenesis healing through blood vessel enrichment. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2015. doi: 10.1002/term.2109.

Suliman S, Xing Z, Wu X, Xue Y, Pedersen TO, Sun Y, Døskeland AP, Nickel J, Waag T, Lygre H, Finne-Wistrand A, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Krueger A, Mustafa K. Release and bioactivity of bone morphogenetic protein-2 are affected by scaffold binding techniques in vitro and in vivo. J Control Release. 2015 Jan 10;197:148-57.

Suliman S, Parajuli H, Sun Y, Johannessen AC, Finne-Winstrand A, McCormack E, Mustafa K, Daniela Costea. Establishment of a bioluminescence model for microenvironmentally induced oral carcinogenesis with implications for screening bioengineered scaffolds. Head and Neck 2015, Aug 14. doi: 10.1002/hed.24187.

Bunæs DF, Lie SA, Enersen M, Aastrøm AN, Mustafa K, Leknes KN. Site specific detrimental tissue responses to cigarette smoking following non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. J Clin Periodontol. 2015 26. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12462.

Mohamed HG, Idris SB, Ahmed MF, Åstrøm AN, Mustafa K, Ibrahim SO, Mustafa M. Influence of type 2 diabetes on local production of inflammatory molecules in adults with and without chronic periodontitis: a cross-sectional study. BMC Oral Health 2015 Jul 27;15:86. doi: 10.1186/s12903-015-0073-z.

Yassin MA, Leknes KN, Pedersen TO, Xing Z, Sun Y, Lie SA, Finne-Wistrand A, Mustafa K. Cell seeding density is a critical determinant for copolymer scaffolds-induced bone regeneration. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015, doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35505.

Mohamed HG, Idris SB, Mustafa M, Ahmed MF, Åstrøm AN, Mustafa K, Ibrahim SO. Impact of Chronic Periodontitis on Levels of Glucoregulatory Biomarkers in Gingival Crevicular Fluid of Adults with and without Type 2 Diabetes. PLoS ONE 2015 10: e 0127660.

Westas E, Svanborg LM, Wallin P, Wennerberg A, Mustafa K, Andersson M. Using QCM-D to study adhesion of human gingival fibroblasts on implant surfaces. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Mar 16. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35458.

Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Waag T, Xing Z, Yassin M, Yamamoto A, Mustafa K, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Krueger A, Albertsson A-C. Reinforced degradable biocomposite by homogenously distributed functionalized nanodiamond particles. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2015 300: 8436-447.

Skodje A, Idris SB, Sun Y, Bartaula S, Mustafa K, Finne-Wistrand A, Wikesjö UM, Leknes KN. Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds Loaded with Low-Dose BMP-2 Stimulate Cell Differentiation. J Biomed Mater Res A 2015 Jun;103:1991-8. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35334.

Bartaula S, Pedersen TO, Blois AL, Papadakou P, Finne-Winstrand A, Xue Y, Bolstad AI, Mustafa K. Leukocyte transmigration into tissue-engineered constructs is influenced by endothelial cells through toll-like receptor signaling. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014 Dec 20;5(6):143.

Galli S, Naito Y, Karlsson J, He W, Miyamoto I, Xue Y, Andersson M, Mustafa K, Wennerberg A, Jimbo R. Local release of magnesium from mesoporous TiO2 coatings stimulates the peri-implant expression of osteogenic markers and improves osteoconductivity in vivo. Acta Biomaterial 2014, Aug 18. pii: S1742-7061(14)00347-X. doi: 10.1016/j.

Al-Sharabi N, Xue Y, Fujio M, Ueda M, Gjerde C, Mustafa K, Fristad I. Bone marrow stromal cell paracrine factors direct osteo/odontogenic differentiation of dental pulp cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 May 11.

Breding K, Jimbo R, Hayashi M, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Andersson M. The effect of hydroxyapatite nanocrystals on osseointegration of titanium implants: an in vivo rabbit study. Int J Dent. 2014: 171305.

Yang Sun Y, Xing Z, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Finne-Wistrand A, Albertsson A-C. Surfactant as a critical factor when tuning the hydrophilicity in three-dimensional polyester-based scaffolds: impact of hydrophilicity on their mechanical properties and the cellular response of human osteoblast-like cells. Biomolecules 2014, Feb.

Pedersen TO, Blois A, Xue Y, Xing Z, Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Lorens JB, Fristad I, Leknes KN, Mustafa K. Mesenchymal stem cells induce endothelial cell quiescence and promote capillary formation. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014, Feb 17;5(1):23. doi: 10.1186/scrt412.

Hayashi M, Jimbo R, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Andersson M, Wennerberg A. Photocatalytically induced hydrophilicity influences bone remodeling at longer healing periods: a rabbit study. Clin Oral Implants Research 2014 Jun;25(6):749-54. doi: 10.1111/clr.12138.

Mohamed H, Idris SB, Ahmed MF, Egil O, Mustafa K, Nordrehaug A. Association between oral health status and Type 2 diabetes mellitus among Sudanese adults: a matched case-control study. PLoS ONE 2014;9(4):e94575.

Cecchinato F, Xue Y, Mustafa M, Karlsson J, He W, Wennerberg A, Mustafa K, Andersson M, Jimbo R. In vitro evaluation of foetal Osteoblast response to magnesium loaded mesoporous TiO2 coating. J Biomed Mater Res A. (2013).

Xing Z, Xue Y, Wistrand A-F, Yang ZQ, Mustafa K. Copolymer cell/scaffold constructs for bone tissue engineering: Co-culture of low ratios of human endothelial and osteoblast-like cells in a dynamic culture system. J Biomedical Materials Research. Part A; 101A, 1113-1120 (2013).

Xue Y, Xing Z, Bolstad AI, Dyke TE, Mustafa K. Co-culture of human bone marrow stromal cells with endothelial cells alters gene expression profiles. Int J Artif Organs. (2013) 2:0. 10.5301/ijao.5000229.

Mustafa M, Zarrough A, Bolstad AI, Lygre H, Mustafa K, Hasturk H, Serhan CN, Kantarci A, Van Dyke TE. Resolvin D1 protects periodontal ligament. Am J Physiol. 2013 Jul 17 (2013).

Pedersen TO, Blois A, Xing Z, Xue Y, Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Akslen LA, Lorens JB, Leknes KN, Fristad I, Mustafa K. Endothelial microvascular networks influence gene expression profiles and osteogenic potential of tissue-engineered constructs. Stem Cell Res Ther. May 17;4(3):52. (2013).

Tripuwabhrut P, Mustafa M, Brudvik P, Mustafa K. Effect of compressive force on human osteoblast-like cells and bone remodelling: an in vitro study. Arch Oral Biol (2013) Apr 10. doi:pii: S0003-9969(13)00009-5.

Xing Z, Pedersen TO, Wu X, Xue Y, Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Arvidson K, Hellem H, Kloss F, Steinmüller-Nethl D, Mustafa K. Biological effects of functionalizing copolymer scaffolds with nano-diamond particles. Tissue Engineering Part A (2013), Apr 10.

Schwartz-Filho HO, Bougas K, Coelho PG, Xue Y, Hayashi M, Faeda RS, Marcantonio RA, Ono D, Kobayashi F, Mustafa K, Wennerberg A, Jimbo R. The effect of laminin-1-doped nanoroughened implant surfaces: gene expression and morphological evaluation. Int J Biomater. 2012;2012:305638. 

Bougas K, Jimbo R, Xue Y, Mustafa K, Wennerberg A. Novel implant coating agent promotes gene expression of osteogenic markers in rats during early osseointegration. International J Biomaterials (2012), 2012:579274. Doi: 10.1155/2012/579274. Epub 2012 Oct 30.

Xing Z, Xue Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Yang ZQ, Mustafa K. Copolymer cell/scaffold constructs for bone tissue engineering: Co-culture of low ratios of human endothelial and osteoblast-like cells in a dynamic culture system. J Biomed Mater Res A Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.34414. (2012).

Tripuwabhrut P, Mustafa K, Brudvik P, Mustafa M. Initial responses of osteoblast-derived from human alveolar bone to various compressive forces. Eur J Oral Sci 120: 311-318 (2012).

Dånmark S, Gladnikoff M, Frisk T, Mustafa K, Russom A, Finne-Wistrand A. Development of a novel microfluidic platform for long-term in situ monitoring of live cells in 3-dimensional matrices. Biomed Microdevices 14: 885-893 (2012).

Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Albertsson AC, Xing Z, Mustafa K, Hendrikson WJ, Grijpma DW, Moroni L. Degradable amorphous scaffolds with enhanced mechanical properties and homogeneous cell distribution produced by a three-dimensional fiber deposition method. J Biomed Mater Res A (2012).

Pedersen TO, Blois A, Xue Y, Xing Z, Fristad I, Leknes KN, Lorens JB, Mustafa K. Osteogenic stimulatory conditions enhance growth and maturation of endothelial cell networks. Tissue Engineering Part A 3: 2041731412443236 (2012).

Dånmark S, Finne-Wistrand A, Albertsson AC, Patarroyo M, Mustafa K. Integrin-mediated adhesion of human MSCs to extracellular matrix proteins adsorbed to polymer surfaces. Biomed Mater 5: 035011 (2012).

Hayashi M, Jimbo R, Lindh L, Sotres J, Sawase T, Mustafa K, Andersson M, Wennerberg A. In vitro characterisation and osteoblast responses to nano-structured photocatalytic TiO2 coated surfaces. Acta Biomater. Mar 9 (2012).

Wang Z, Wu B, Mustafa K. Tissue engineered cartilage using chitosan/gelatin and normal or post-RNA interference-chondrocytes in vitro. Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 26: 106-111 (2012).

Guo B, Sun Y, Finne-Wistrand A, Mustafa K, Albertsson AC. Electroactive porous tubular scaffolds with degradability and non-cytotoxicity for neural tissue regeneration. Acta Biomater 8: 144-153 (2012).

Pedersen T, Blois A, Xue Y, Xing Z, Cottler-Fox M, Fristad I, Leknes KN, Lorens J, Mustafa K. Osteogenic conditions stimulate microvascular networks – establishing culture conditions for stem cell based reconstruction of bone defects. 3rd International Conference "Strategies in Tissue Engineering"; 2012-05-23 - 2012-05-25.

Jimbo R, Xue Y, Hayashi M, Schwartz-Filho OH, Andersson M, Mustafa K, Wennerberg A. Genetic Responses to Nanostructured Calcium Phosphate-Coated Implants. J Clin Dent Res 90: 1422-1427 (2011).

Idris S, Ibrahim S, Dånmark S, Arvidson K, Wistrand AF, Albertsson AC, Bolstad AI, Mustafa K. Global gene expression profile of osteoblast-like cells attached to polyester copolymer scaffolds. Tissue Engineering Part A 17: 2817-2831 (2011).

Xing Z, Xue Y, Dånmark S, Finne-Wistrand A, Arvidson K, Hellem S, Yang ZQ, Mustafa K. Comparison of short-run cell seeding methods for copolymer scaffold intended for bone tissue engineering. Int J Artif Organs 34: 432-441 (2011).

Dånmark S, Finne-Wistrand A, Schander K, Hakkarainen M, Arvidson K, Mustafa K, Albertsson AC. In vitro and in vivo degradation profile of aliphatic polyesters subjected to electron beam sterilization. Acta Biomater 7: 2035-2046 (2011).

Xing Z, Schander K, Xue Y, Dånmark S, Østvold S, Wistrand AF, Arvidson K, Albertsson AC, Hellem S, Mustafa K. Effect of endothelial cells on bone regeneration using copolymer scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res Part A 96: 349-357 (2011).

Arvidson, B.M. Abdallah, L.A. Applegate, N. Baldini, E. Cenni, E. Gomez-Barrena, D. Granchi, M. Kassem, Y.T. Konttinen, K. Mustafa, D.P. Pioletti, T. Sillat, A. Finne-Wistrand. Bone regeneration and stem cells. Regenerative Medicine Review Series. J Cell Mol Med 15: 718-746 (2011).

Xue Y, Dånmark S, Albertsson AC, Hellem S, Arvidson K, Wistrand AF, Mustafa K. Growth and differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells on biodegradable polymer scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res Part A 15: 1244-1251 (2010).

Schander K, Hellem E, Bolstad AI, Albertsson A-C, Arvidson K, Mustafa K. Bone Tissue Engineering: Response of Bone and Periodontal Ligament Cells to Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds In Vitro. J Bioactive and compatible polymers 25: 584-602 (2010).

Idris S, Dånmark S, Wistrand AF, Arvidson K, Albertsson AC, Bolstad AI, Mustafa K. Bone tissue engineering: biocompatibility of porous polyester co-polymer scaffolds. An in vitro study on fibroblasts and osteoblast-like cells. J Bioactive and compatible polymers 25: 567-584 (2010).

Wang ZH, Yang ZQ, He XJ, Mustafa K, Xing Z. Lentivirus-mediated knockdown of aggrecanase-1 and -2 promotes chondrocyte-engineered cartilage formation in vitro. Biotechnol Bioeng. 107: 730-736 (2010).

Idris S, Arvidson K, Plikk P, Ibrahim S, Bolstad AI, Wistrand AF, Albertsson AC, Mustafa K. Polyester Copolymer Scaffolds Enhance Expression of Bone Markers in Osteoblasts. J Biomed Mater Res Part A 94: 631-639 (2010).

Dånmark S, Wistrand A, Wendel M, Arvidson K, Mustafa K. Osteogenic Differentiation in Rat Bone Marrow Derived Stromal Cells on Refined Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds. J Bioactive and compatible polymers 25: 207-223 (2010).