Dawn M. Elliott, Ph.D.

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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
STAR Health Science Complex
540 S. College Ave, Rm 201K
Newark, DE 19713
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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Selected Publications

Gullbrand Sarah E, Kim Dong Hwa, Bonnevie Edward, Ashinsky Beth G, Smith Lachlan J, Elliott Dawn M, Mauck Robert L, Smith Harvey E: Towards the scale up of tissue engineered intervertebral discs for clinical application. Acta biomaterialia 70: 154-164, Apr 2018.

Martin J T, Gullbrand S E, Kim D H, Ikuta K, Pfeifer C G, Ashinsky B G, Smith L J, Elliott D M, Smith H E, Mauck R L: In Vitro Maturation and In Vivo Integration and Function of an Engineered Cell-Seeded Disc-like Angle Ply Structure (DAPS) for Total Disc Arthroplasty. Scientific reports 7(1): 15765, Nov 2017.

Elliott Dawn M, Allen Kyle: Special Issue: Spotlight on the Future of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics: Frontiers and Challenges in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics. Journal of biomechanical engineering 139(11), Nov 2017.

Locke Ryan C, Peloquin John M, Lemmon Elisabeth A, Szostek Adrianna, Elliott Dawn M, Killian Megan L: Strain Distribution of Intact Rat Rotator Cuff Tendon-to-Bone Attachments and Attachments With Defects. Journal of biomechanical engineering 139(11), Nov 2017.

Gullbrand Sarah E, Schaer Thomas P, Agarwal Prateek, Bendigo Justin R, Dodge George R, Chen Weiliam, Elliott Dawn M, Mauck Robert L, Malhotra Neil R, Smith Lachlan J: Translation of an injectable triple-interpenetrating-network hydrogel for intervertebral disc regeneration in a goat model. Acta biomaterialia 60: 201-209, Sep 2017.

Tavakoli J, Elliott D M, Costi J J: The ultra-structural organization of the elastic network in the intra- and inter-lamellar matrix of the intervertebral disc. Acta biomaterialia 58: 269-277, Aug 2017.

Lee Andrea H, Szczesny Spencer E, Santare Michael H, Elliott Dawn M: Investigating mechanisms of tendon damage by measuring multi-scale recovery following tensile loading. Acta biomaterialia 57: 363-372, Jul 2017.

Lee Andrea H, Elliott Dawn M: Freezing does not alter multiscale tendon mechanics and damage mechanisms in tension. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1409(1): 85-94, 12 2017.

Martin John T, Gullbrand Sarah E, Mohanraj Bhavana, Ashinsky Beth G, Kim Dong Hwa, Ikuta Kensuke, Elliott Dawn M, Smith Lachlan J, Mauck Robert L, Smith Harvey E: Optimization of Preculture Conditions to Maximize the In Vivo Performance of Cell-Seeded Engineered Intervertebral Discs. Tissue engineering. Part A 23(17-18): 923-934, 09 2017.

Safa Babak N, Meadows Kyle D, Szczesny Spencer E, Elliott Dawn M: Exposure to buffer solution alters tendon hydration and mechanics. Journal of biomechanics 61: 18-25, 08 2017.

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