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Dr Elizabeth Laird DipStat(Open), BSc, PGCertHE, PhD, FHEA

Reader and Deputy Head of Department Musculoskeletal & Ageing Science


Selected Publications

  1. Active synthesis of type I collagen homotrimer in Dupuytren’s fibrosis is unaffected by anti-TNF-α treatment (Journal article - 2020)
  2. Identification and Characterization of Canine Ligament Progenitor Cells and Their Extracellular Matrix Niche (Journal article - 2019)
  3. A comparison of the stem cell characteristics of murine tenocytes and tendon-derived stem cells (Journal article - 2018)
  4. Variations during ageing in the three-dimensional anatomical arrangement of fascicles within the equine superficial digital flexor tendon (Journal article - 2018)
  5. A systems biology approach to defining regulatory mechanisms for cartilage and tendon cell phenotypes (Journal article - 2016)
  6. Stepwise proteolytic activation of type I procollagen to collagen within the secretory pathway of tendon fibroblasts <i>in situ</i> (Journal article - 2012)
  7. Procollagen trafficking, processing and fibrillogenesis (Journal article - 2005)
  8. Collagen (I) homotrimer potentiates the osteogenesis imperfecta (oim) mutant allele and reduces survival in male mice (Journal article - 2022)
  9. Multimodal analysis of the differential effects of cyclic strain on collagen isoform composition, fibril architecture and biomechanics of tissue engineered tendon (Journal article - 2022)
  10. MskAge - An Epigenetic Biomarker of Musculoskeletal Age Derived from a Genetic Algorithm Islands Model (Preprint - 2023)