Michael J. Mienaltowski

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed research articles

Mienaltowski MJ, Huang L, Stromberg AJ, MacLeod JN. Differential gene expression associated with equine postnatal articular cartilage maturation. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 Nov 5; 9 149. (Article Link)

Mienaltowski MJ, Huang L, Frisbie DD, McIlwraith CW, Bathke AC, Stromberg AJ, MacLeod JN. Transcriptional profiling differences for articular cartilage and repair tissue in equine joint surface lesions. BMC Medical Genomics 2009 Sep 14; 2 60. (Article Link)

Mienaltowski MJ, Huang L, Bathke AC, Stromberg AJ, MacLeod JN. Transcriptional comparisons between equine articular repair tissue, neonatal cartilage, cultured chondrocytes, and mesenchymal stromal cells. Briefings in Functional Genomics 2010 May; 9(3):238-50. (PubMed Abstract)

Mienaltowski MJ, Adams SM, Birk DE. Regional differences in stem cell/progenitor cell populations from the mouse Achilles tendon. Tissue Engineering Part A 2013 Jan; 19 (1-2): 199-210. (Article Link)

 Dunkman AA, Buckley MR, Mienaltowski MJ, Adams SM, Thomas S, Satchell L, Kumar A, Pathmanathana L, Beason DP; Iozzo RV, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. Decorin expression is important for age-related changes in tendon structure and mechanical properties. Matrix Biology 2013 Jan; 32:3-13. (Article Link)

Dunkman AA, Buckley MR, Mienaltowski MJ, Adam S, Thomas SJ, Satchell L, Kumar A, Pathmanathan L, Beason DP, Iozzo RV, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. The tendon injury response is influenced by biglycan and decorin. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2014 Mar; 42(3):619-30. (PubMed Abstract)

Dunkman AA*, Buckley MR*, Mienaltowski MJ, Adams SM, Thomas SJ, Kumar A, Beason DP, Iozzo RV, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. The injury response of aged tendons in the absence of biglycan and decorin. Matrix Biology, 2014 April; 35:232-238. (Article Link)

Mienaltowski MJ, Adams SM, Birk DE. Tendon Proper- and Peritenon-Derived Progenitor Cells Have Unique Tenogenic Properties. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 2014 July 8; 5(4):86. (Article Link)

Book chapters

Coleman SJ, Mienaltowski MJ, MacLeod JN. Ch.8: Functional Genomics in Equine Genomics, Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, Inc., 2013, pp. 125-141. (ISBN: 978-0813815633). (Chapter link)

Mienaltowski MJ and Birk DE. Ch. 2: Structure, Physiology and Biochemistry of Collagens in: Halper J (ed): Progress in Heritable Soft Connective Tissue Disorders, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, NY: Springer, 2014, pp. 5-29. (ISBN 978-94-007-7893-1). (PubMed Abstract)

Mienaltowski MJ and Birk DE. Ch. 13: Mouse Models in Tendon and Ligament Research in: Halper J (ed): Progress in Heritable Soft Connective Tissue Disorders, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, NY: Springer, 2014, pp. 201-230. (ISBN 978-94-007-7893-1). (PubMed Abstract)

All peer-reviewed publications can be found here.