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Research Assistant Professor, SBME

Michael Detamore

Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering (2017) University of Oklahoma

B.S. Bioengineering (2014) Oregon State University


Stephenson Research and Technology Center, Rm. 2050
(405) 325-0789
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1.             Hamilton AG, Townsend JM, Detamore MS. Automated Decellularization of Musculoskeletal Tissues with High Extracellular Matrix Retention. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2022;28(4):137-47. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2022.0005. PubMed PMID: 35245975.

2.             Dorogin J, Townsend JM, Hettiaratchi MH. Biomaterials for protein delivery for complex tissue healing responses. Biomater Sci. 2021;9(7):2339-61. Epub 2021/01/13. doi: 10.1039/d0bm01804j. PubMed PMID: 33432960.

3.             Andrews BT, Barbay S, Townsend JM, Detamore M, Harris J, Tuchek C, Nudo RJ. Unrepaired decompressive craniectomy worsens motor performance in a rat traumatic brain injury model. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):22242. Epub 2020/12/19. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79155-8. PubMed PMID: 33335178; PMCID: PMC7747615.

4.             Andrews BT, Barbay S, Tsau C, Berkland C, Townsend JM, Detamore MS. Manifestations of Apprehension and Anxiety in a Sprague Dawley Cranial Defect Model. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2020;31(8):2364-2367. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000006777.

5.             Townsend JM, Weatherly RA, Johnson JK, Detamore MS. Standardization of Microcomputed Tomography for Tracheal Tissue Engineering Analysis. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. 2020;26(11):590-5. doi: 10.1089/ten.tec.2020.0211. PubMed PMID: 33138726.

6.             Townsend JM, Sali G, Cassidy N, Sanders M, Homburg H, Andrews BT, Nudo RJ, Fung KM, Bohnstedt BN, Detamore MS. Thiolated Bone and Tendon Tissue Particles Covalently Bound in Hydrogels for In Vivo Calvarial Bone Regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia. 2020 doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.12.035.

7.             Townsend JM, Hukill ME, Fung KM, Ohst D, Johnson J, Weatherly R, Detamore MS, “Biodegradable electrospun patch containing cell adhesion or antimicrobial compounds for trachea repair in vivo,” Biomedical Materials, 2020. doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/ab5e1b

8.             Mahzoon S, Townsend JM, Lam TN, Sjoelund, Detamore MS, “Effects of a bioactive SPPEPS peptide on chondrogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2019, doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02306-0

9.             Townsend JM, Beck EC, Gehrke SH, Berkland CJ, Detamore MS. Flow Behavior Prior to Crosslinking: The Need for Precursor Rheology for Placement of Hydrogels in Medical Applications and for 3D Bioprinting. Progress in Polymer Science, [IF = 24.5], 91:126-140, 2019 (PMC6768569) doi: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2019.01.003

10.         Townsend JM, Andrews BT, Feng Y, Wang J, Nudo RJ, Van Kampen E, Gehrke SH, Berkland CJ, Detamore MS. Superior calvarial bone regeneration using pentenoate-functionalized hyaluronic acid hydrogels with devitalized tendon particles. Acta Biomaterialia. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.02.013.

11.         Townsend JM, Ott LM, Salash JR, Fung KM, Easley JT, Seim HB, Johnson J, Weatherly RA, Detamore MS. Reinforced Electrospun Polycaprolactone Nanofibers for Tracheal Repair in an in vivo Ovine Model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2018;0(ja). doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0437. PubMed PMID: 29580173.

12.         Townsend JM, Zabel TA, Feng Y, Wang J, Andrews BT, Nudo RJ, Berkland CJ, Detamore MS. Effects of tissue processing on bioactivity of cartilage matrix-based hydrogels encapsulating osteoconductive particles. Biomed Mater. 2018;13(3):034108. doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aaad77. PubMed PMID:29411714.

13.         Vargo JD, Townsend JM, Sullivan SM, Detamore MS, Andrews BT. Modern Applications of Computer Bioengineering in Maxillofacial Surgery: Image Guided Surgical Navigation and CAD/CAM Custom Implants. Computer Engineering & Information Technology. 2017;06(01). doi: 10.4172/2324-9307.1000164.

14.         Townsend JM, Dennis SC, Whitlow J, Feng Y, Wang J, Andrews B, Nudo RJ, Detamore MS, Berkland CJ. Colloidal Gels with Extracellular Matrix Particles and Growth Factors for Bone Regeneration in Critical Size Rat Calvarial Defects. The AAPS Journal. 2017;19(3):703-11. doi: 10.1208/s12248-017-0045-0.

15.         Lajoie CA, Kitner JB, Potochnik SJ, Townsend JM, Beatty CC, Kelly CJ. Cloning, expression and characterization of xylose isomerase from the marine bacterium Fulvimarina pelagi in Escherichia coli. Biotechnol Prog. 2016;32(5):1230-7. doi: 10.1002/btpr.2309. PubMed PMID: 27253352.