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    Alfred Kuo, MD, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery
    Address500 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
    Phone415-221-4810x3259
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      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine2000
      University of California, San FranciscoPh.D. Graduate Division (Medicine)1997

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      1. Bahney CS, Jacobs L, Tamai R, Hu D, Luan TF, Wang M, Reddy S, Park M, Limburg S, Kim HT, Marcucio R, Kuo AC. Promoting Endochondral Bone Repair Using Human Osteoarthritic Articular Chondrocytes. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Mar; 22(5-6):427-35. PMID: 26830207.
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      2. Krigbaum H, Takemoto S, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Costs and Complications of Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nailing of OTA 31-A2 Proximal Femur Fractures in U.S. Veterans. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Mar; 30(3):125-9. PMID: 26894639.
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      3. Ward DT, Metz LN, Horst PK, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Complications of Morbid Obesity in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Risk Stratification Based on BMI. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep; 30(9 Suppl):42-6. PMID: 26117070.
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      4. Wang M, Rahnama R, Cheng T, Grotkopp E, Jacobs L, Limburg S, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Trophic stimulation of articular chondrocytes by late-passage mesenchymal stem cells in coculture. J Orthop Res. 2013 Dec; 31(12):1936-42. PMID: 24038580.
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      5. Lin CA, Takemoto S, Kandemir U, Kuo AC. Mid-term outcomes in HIV-positive patients after primary total hip or knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Feb; 29(2):277-82. PMID: 23867663.
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      6. Jin J, Limburg S, Joshi SK, Landman R, Park M, Zhang Q, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Peripheral nerve repair in rats using composite hydrogel-filled aligned nanofiber conduits with incorporated nerve growth factor. Tissue Eng Part A. 2013 Oct; 19(19-20):2138-46. PMID: 23659607; PMCID: PMC3761439.
      7. Lin CA, Kuo AC, Takemoto S. Comorbidities and perioperative complications in HIV-positive patients undergoing primary total hip and knee arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jun 5; 95(11):1028-36. PMID: 23780541.
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      8. Rahnama R, Wang M, Dang AC, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Cytotoxicity of local anesthetics on human mesenchymal stem cells. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 16; 95(2):132-7. PMID: 23324960.
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      9. Jin J, Park M, Rengarajan A, Zhang Q, Limburg S, Joshi SK, Patel S, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Functional motor recovery after peripheral nerve repair with an aligned nanofiber tubular conduit in a rat model. Regen Med. 2012 Nov; 7(6):799-806. PMID: 23164080.
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      10. Cheng T, Yang C, Weber N, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Fibroblast growth factor 2 enhances the kinetics of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Oct 5; 426(4):544-50. PMID: 22982316.
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      11. Piper SL, Wang M, Yamamoto A, Malek F, Luu A, Kuo AC, Kim HT. Inducible immortality in hTERT-human mesenchymal stem cells. J Orthop Res. 2012 Dec; 30(12):1879-85. PMID: 22674533.
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      12. Cheng T, Maddox NC, Wong AW, Rahnama R, Kuo AC. Comparison of gene expression patterns in articular cartilage and dedifferentiated articular chondrocytes. J Orthop Res. 2012 Feb; 30(2):234-45. PMID: 21809379.
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      13. Cooke ME, Allon AA, Cheng T, Kuo AC, Kim HT, Vail TP, Marcucio RS, Schneider RA, Lotz JC, Alliston T. Structured three-dimensional co-culture of mesenchymal stem cells with chondrocytes promotes chondrogenic differentiation without hypertrophy. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Oct; 19(10):1210-8. PMID: 21816228; PMCID: PMC3188316.
      14. Tang SY, Mathews P, Randall C, Yurtsev E, Fields K, Wong A, Kuo A, Alliston T, Hansma P. In situ Materials Characterization using the Tissue Diagnostic Instrument. Polym Test. 2010 Apr 1; 29(2):159-163. PMID: 20582333.
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      15. Hansma P, Yu H, Schultz D, Rodriguez A, Yurtsev EA, Orr J, Tang S, Miller J, Wallace J, Zok F, Li C, Souza R, Proctor A, Brimer D, Nogues-Solan X, Mellbovsky L, Peña MJ, Diez-Ferrer O, Mathews P, Randall C, Kuo A, Chen C, Peters M, Kohn D, Buckley J, Li X, Pruitt L, Diez-Perez A, Alliston T, Weaver V, Lotz J. The tissue diagnostic instrument. Rev Sci Instrum. 2009 May; 80(5):054303. PMID: 19485522; PMCID: PMC2832056.
      16. Kuo A, Ezzet KA, Patil S, Colwell CW. Total hip arthroplasty in rapidly destructive osteoarthritis of the hip: a case series. HSS J. 2009 Sep; 5(2):117-9. PMID: 19308645; PMCID: PMC2744750.
      17. Kuo AC, Rodrigo JJ, Reddi AH, Curtiss S, Grotkopp E, Chiu M. Microfracture and bone morphogenetic protein 7 (BMP-7) synergistically stimulate articular cartilage repair. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2006 Nov; 14(11):1126-35. PMID: 16765606.
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      18. Kuo AC, Meehan JP, Lee M. Knee fusion using dual platings with the locking compression plate. J Arthroplasty. 2005 Sep; 20(6):772-6. PMID: 16139715.
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      19. Kuo A, Zhong C, Lane WS, Derynck R. Transmembrane transforming growth factor-alpha tethers to the PDZ domain-containing, Golgi membrane-associated protein p59/GRASP55. EMBO J. 2000 Dec 1; 19(23):6427-39. PMID: 11101516; PMCID: PMC305863.
      20. Shum L, Reeves SA, Kuo AC, Fromer ES, Derynck R. Association of the transmembrane TGF-alpha precursor with a protein kinase complex. J Cell Biol. 1994 May; 125(4):903-16. PMID: 8188754; PMCID: PMC2120079.
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