Karin Payne, PhD
Associate Professor, Orthopedics

Department: Orthopedics


  • Yu Y, Fischenich KM, Schoonraad SA, Weatherford S, Uzcategui AC, Eckstein K, Muralidharan A, Crespo-Cuevas V, Rodriguez-Fontan F, Killgore JP, Li G, McLeod RR, Miller NH, Ferguson VL, Bryant SJ, Payne KA. A 3D printed mimetic composite for the treatment of growth plate injuries in a rabbit model. NPJ Regen Med. 2022 Oct 19;7(1):60. PubMed PMID: 36261516
  • Stager MA, Thomas SM, Rotello-Kuri N, Payne KA, Krebs MD. Polyelectrolyte Complex Hydrogels with Controlled Mechanics Affect Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Relevant to Growth Plate Injuries. Macromol Biosci. 2022 Sep;22(9):e2200126. PubMed PMID: 35836324
  • Payne KA, Shaw NM, Erickson CB, Yarger P, Yu Y, Baldini T, Kleck CJ, Patel VV, Burger EL. Blockade of Osteoclast-Mediated Bone Resorption With a RANKL-Inhibitor Enhances Bone Formation in a Rat Spinal Fusion Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2022 Aug 15;47(16):1165-1171. PubMed PMID: 35797625
  • Fuchs JR, Gibly RF, Erickson CB, Thomas SM, Hadley Miller N, Payne KA. Analysis of Physeal Fractures from the United States National Trauma Data Bank. Children (Basel). 2022 Jun 18;9(6). PubMed PMID: 35740851
  • Stager MA, Erickson CB, Payne KA, Krebs MD. Fabrication of Size-Controlled and Emulsion-Free Chitosan-Genipin Microgels for Tissue Engineering Applications. J Vis Exp. 2022 Apr 13;(182). PubMed PMID: 35499351
  • Fischenich KM, Schneider SE, Neu CP, Payne KA, Ferguson VL. Material properties and strain distribution patterns of bovine growth plate cartilage vary with anatomic location and depth. J Biomech. 2022 Mar;134:111013. PubMed PMID: 35245713
  • Eckstein KN, Thomas SM, Scott AK, Neu CP, Hadley-Miller NA, Payne KA, Ferguson VL. The heterogeneous mechanical properties of adolescent growth plate cartilage: A study in rabbit. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2022 Apr;128:105102. PubMed PMID: 35203020
  • Thomas SM, Ackert-Bicknell CL, Zuscik MJ, Payne KA. Understanding the Transcriptomic Landscape to Drive New Innovations in Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2022 Apr;20(2):141-152. PubMed PMID: 35156183
  • Erickson C, Stager M, Riederer M, Payne KA, Krebs M. Emulsion-free chitosan-genipin microgels for growth plate cartilage regeneration. J Biomater Appl. 2021 Aug;36(2):289-296. PubMed PMID: 33709832
  • Erickson CB, Newsom JP, Fletcher NA, Yu Y, Rodriguez-Fontan F, Weatherford SA, Hadley-Miller N, Krebs MD, Payne KA. Anti-VEGF antibody delivered locally reduces bony bar formation following physeal injury in rats. J Orthop Res. 2021 Aug;39(8):1658-1668. PubMed PMID: 33179297
  • Erickson CB, Newsom JP, Fletcher NA, Feuer ZM, Yu Y, Rodriguez-Fontan F, Hadley Miller N, Krebs MD, Payne KA. In vivo degradation rate of alginate-chitosan hydrogels influences tissue repair following physeal injury. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2020 Aug;108(6):2484-2494. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.34580. Epub 2020 Feb 8. PMID: 32034881.
  • Erickson CB, Newsom JP, Fletcher NA, Yu Y, Rodriguez-Fontan F, Weatherford SA, Hadley-Miller N, Krebs MD, Payne KA. Anti-VEGF antibody delivered locally reduces bony bar formation following physeal injury in rats. J Orthop Res. 2020 Nov 12. doi: 10.1002/jor.24907. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33179297.
  • Newsom JP, Payne KA, Krebs MD. Microgels: Modular, tunable constructs for tissue regeneration. Acta Biomater. 2019 Apr 1;88:32-41. PubMed PMID: 30769137
  • Pascual-Garrido C, Aisenbrey EA, Rodriguez-Fontan F, Payne KA, Bryant SJ, Goodrich LR. Photopolymerizable Injectable Cartilage Mimetic Hydrogel for the Treatment of Focal Chondral Lesions: A Proof of Concept Study in a Rabbit Animal Model. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jan;47(1):212-221. PubMed PMID: 30481048
  • Aisenbrey EA, Bilousova G, Payne K, Bryant SJ. Dynamic mechanical loading and growth factors influence chondrogenesis of induced pluripotent mesenchymal progenitor cells in a cartilage-mimetic hydrogel. Biomater Sci. 2019 Nov 19;7(12):5388-5403. PubMed PMID: 31626251
  • Rodriguez-Fontan F, Payne KA, Chahla J, Mei-Dan O, Richards A, Uchida S, Pascual-Garrido C. Viability and Tissue Quality of Cartilage Flaps From Patients With Femoroacetabular Hip Impingement: A Matched-Control Comparison. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Aug;5(8):2325967117723608. PubMed PMID: 28868322
  • Patel VV, Payne K. Cellular Grafts for Bone Formation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Apr;41 Suppl 7:S13. PubMed PMID: 27015059
  • Lee HH, O'Malley MJ, Friel NA, Payne KA, Qiao C, Xiao X, Chu CR. Persistence, localization, and external control of transgene expression after single injection of adeno-associated virus into injured joints. Hum Gene Ther. 2013 Apr;24(4):457-66. PubMed PMID: 23496155
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