Dawn M. Elliott

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Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, Institute for Medicine and Engineering
Member, Center for Human Modeling and Simulation, Department of Computer Science and Information Science
Director, Structure-Function Biomechanics Core, Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
University of Delaware
Biomedical Engineering
Room 201 Spencer Lab
130 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716
Office: 302-831-1295
Education:
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering)
University of Michigan, 1988.
M.S. (Engineering Mechanics)
University of Cincinnati, 1995.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)
Duke University, 1999.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Elliot is interested in intervertebral disc and the prevention or reversal of disc degeneration and associated low back pain.

Selected Publications

Holguin N, Martin JT, Elliott DM, Judex S: Low-intensity vibrations partially maintain intervertebral disc mechanics and spinal muscle area during deconditioning. Spine J 2013.

Cortes DH, Han WM, Smith LJ, Elliott DM: Mechanical properties of the extra-fibrillar matrix of human annulus fibrosus are location and age dependent. J Orthop Res 2013.

Han WM, Heo S-J, Driscoll TP, Smith LJ, Mauck RL, Elliott DM: Macro- to microscale strain transfer in fibrous tissues is heterogeneous and tissue-specific. Biophysical J 2013.

Buckley MR, Evans EB, Matuszewski PE, Chen YL, Satchel LN, Elliott DM, Soslowsky LJ, Dodge GR: Distributions of types I, II and III collagen by region in the human supraspinatus tendon. Connect Tissue Res 2013.

Cortes DH, Jacobs NT, Delucca JF, Elliott DM: Elastic, permeability and swelling properties of human intervertebral disc tissues: A benchmark for tissue engineering. J Biomech 2013.

Martin JT, Gorth DJ, Beattie EE, Harfe BD, Smith LJ, Elliott DM: Needle puncture injury causes acute and long-term mechanical deficiency in a mouse model of intervertebral disc degeneration. J Orthop Res 2013.

8. Chiaro JA, Baron MD, Del Alcazar CM, O’Connell P, Shore EM, Elliott DM, Ponder KP, Haskins ME, Smith LJ: Postnatal progression of bone disease in the cervical spines of mucopolysaccharidosis I dogs. Bone 2013.

Ahern BJ, Showalter BL, Elliott DM, Richardson DW, Getman LM: In vitro biomechanical comparison of a 4.5 mm narrow locking compression plate construct versus a 4.5 mm limited contact dynamic compression plate construct for arthrodesis of the equine proximal interphalangeal joint. Vet Surg 2013.

Driscoll TP, Nakasone RH, Szczesny SE, Elliott DM, Mauck RL : Biaxial mechanics and inter-lamellar shearing of stem-cell seeded electrospun angle-ply laminate for annulus fibrosus tissue engineering. J Orthop Res 2013.

Moon SM, Yoder JH, Wright AC, Smith LJ, Vresilovic EJ, Elliott DM: Evaluation of intervertebral disc cartilaginous endplate structure using magnetic resonance imaging. Eur Spine J 2013.

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