Our Publications

Patents and Patent Applications

  1. Gatt CJ, Balint E, Dunn MG. Bioresorbable Tissue Engineered Fibrocartilage Replacement with three dimensional matrix of fibers. United States Patent #8,623,085 B2 issued 1/7/2014.
  2. "Implantable Device and Method to Replace the Meniscus of the Knee and Other Body Structures", Gatt, Merriam, Dunn, published by the USPTO January 2014 Pub # US 2014/0031933 A1.
  3. Gatt CJ, Balint E, Dunn MG: Tissue Engineered Fibrocartilage Replacement. International Publication # WO 2009/149093 A1, December 10, 2009.

Original Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Patel JM, Merriam AR, Culp BM, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG. Successful Total Meniscus Reconstruction Using a Novel Fiber Reinforced Scaffold: One-Year Outcomes in an Ovine Model. Submitted to the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
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  2. Merriam AR, Patel JM, Culp BM, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG. Successful Total Meniscus Reconstruction Using a Novel Fiber Reinforced Scaffold: a 16 and 32 Week Study in an Ovine Model. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Accepted for publication; tentative publication date Oct; 43(10), 2015.
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  3. Balint E, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG: Design and Mechanical Evaluation of a Novel Fiber- Reinforced Scaffold for Meniscus Replacement. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 100A: 195-202, 2012.
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Recent Abstracts of Meeting Presentations

  1. Patel JM, Merriam AR, Dunn MG, Gatt CJ. PLLA Fiber-Reinforced Scaffold for Total Meniscus Replacement in an Ovine Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015.
  2. Merriam AR, Rice JW, Patel JM, Balint E, Dunn MG, Gatt CJ. Improved Fixation of a Tissue-Engineered Meniscus Implant Using Interference Screws. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting – New Orleans LA. March 2014. Poster # 1847.
  3. Patel JM, Merriam AR, Culp B, Dunn MG, Gatt CJ. Stiffer Polymer Fiber May Reduce Extrusion and Decrease Peak Contact Stresses Associated With a Fiber-Reinforced Collagen Sponge for Meniscus Replacement. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting – New Orleans LA. March 2014. Poster # 1340.
  4. Bundens GD, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG. An In Vitro Characterization of Meniscal Root Attachment Mechanics In A Large Animal Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting – New Orleans LA. March 2014. Presentation.
  5. Culp BM, Merriam AR, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG. A Tissue Engineered Load Sharing Scaffold for Meniscal Regeneration. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting – New Orleans LA. March 2014. Presentation – Paper # 761.
  6. Patel, JM, Merriam, AR, Dunn, MG, Gatt, CJ. A Novel Fiber-Reinforced Scaffold for Reconstruction of the Meniscus and Joint Preservation. Orthopedic Research Society, San Antonio Texas, January 2013.
  7. Merriam, AR, Gatt, CJ, Dunn, MG. A Novel Fiber Reinforced Scaffold for Reconstruction of the Meniscus. New Jersey Center for Biomaterials Symposium, New Brunswick NJ, October 2012.

Book Chapters

  1. Dunn MG: Tissue Engineering Strategies for Regeneration of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, in "Repair and Regeneration of Ligaments, Tendon, and Capsule", W.R. Walsh, editor. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, September, 2005.
  2. Dunn MG: Biomechanics of Ligament Reconstruction, Chapter 13 in "Ligaments of the Knee", A.J. Tria, Jr., editor, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1995.
  3. Dunn MG, Maxian SH: Biomaterials Used in Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapter 13 in "Implantation Biology: The Host Response and Biomedical Devices", R.S. Greco, editor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1994.
  4. Wasserman AJ, Dunn MG: Morphology and Mechanics of Skin, Cartilage, and Bone, Chapter 3 in "Applications of Biomaterials in Facial Plastic Surgery", A.I. Glasgold, F.H. Silver, editors. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1991.
  5. Patel JM, Dunn MG: Cartilage Tissue Engineering, Chapter 6 in "Regenerative Engineering of Musculoskeletal Tissues and Interfaces", S.P Nukavarapu, J.W. Freeman, C.T. Laurencin, editors. Woodhead Publishing, 2015.
  6. Merriam AR, Dunn MG: Meniscus Tissue Engineering, Chapter 9 in "Regenerative Engineering of Musculoskeletal Tissues and Interfaces", S.P Nukavarapu, J.W. Freeman, C.T. Laurencin, editors. Woodhead Publishing, 2015.