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Professor Eithne Comerford MVB PhD CertVR CertSAS PGCertHE DipECVS FHEA FRCVS

Professor in Small Animal Surgery Musculoskeletal & Ageing Science


Selected Publications

  1. Scleraxis is required for the growth of adult tendons in response to mechanical loading (Journal article - 2020)
  2. Meniscal and ligament modifications in spontaneous and post-traumatic mouse models of osteoarthritis (Preprint - 2019)
  3. Identification and Characterization of Canine Ligament Progenitor Cells and Their Extracellular Matrix Niche (Journal article - 2019)
  4. The effect of ageing and osteoarthritis on the mechanical properties of cartilage and bone in the human knee joint (Journal article - 2018)
  5. Variations in internal structure, composition and protein distribution between intra- and extra-articular knee ligaments and tendons (Journal article - 2018)
  6. Sex differences in tendon structure and function. (Journal article - 2017)
  7. The organisation of elastin and fibrillins 1 and 2 in the cruciate ligament complex (Journal article - 2011)
  8. Metabolism and composition of the canine anterior cruciate ligament relate to differences in knee joint mechanics and predisposition to ligament rupture (Journal article - 2005)