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Benjamin Walter

  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 1080 Carmack Road
    Columbus, OH 43210

Journal Articles

2018

  • Le, P.; Aurand, A.; Walter, B.A.; Best, T.M. et al., 2018, "Development of a lumbar EMG-based coactivation index for the assessment of complex dynamic tasks.." Ergonomics 61, no. 3, 381-389 - 381-389.
  • Nakazawa, K.R.; Walter, B.A.; Laudier, D.M.; Krishnamoorthy, D. et al., 2018, "Accumulation and localization of macrophage phenotypes with human intervertebral disc degeneration.." Spine J 18, no. 2, 343-356 - 343-356.

2015

  • Walter, B.A.; Likhitpanichkul, M.; Illien-Junger, S.; Roughley, P.J. et al., 2015, "TNFα transport induced by dynamic loading alters biomechanics of intact intervertebral discs.." PLoS One 10, no. 3, e0118358 - e0118358.
  • Walter, B.A.; Torre, O.M.; Laudier, D.; Naidich, T.P. et al., 2015, "Form and function of the intervertebral disc in health and disease: a morphological and stain comparison study.." J Anat 227, no. 6, 707-716 - 707-716.
  • Walter, B.A.; Purmessur, D.; Likhitpanichkul, M.; Weinberg, A. et al., 2015, "Inflammatory Kinetics and Efficacy of Anti-inflammatory Treatments on Human Nucleus Pulposus Cells.." Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 40, no. 13, 955-963 - 955-963.

2014

  • Illien-Juenger,Svenja; Lu,Young; Purmessur,Devina; Mayer,Jillian,E; Walter,Benjamin,A; Roughley,Peter,J; Qureshi,Sheeraz,A; Hecht,Andrew,C; Iatridis,James,C, 2014, "Detrimental effects of discectomy on intervertebral disc biology can be decelerated by growth factor treatment during surgery: a large animal organ culture model." SPINE JOURNAL 14, no. 11, 2724-2732 - 2724-2732.
  • Illien-Jünger,Svenja; Lu,Young; Purmessur,Devina; Mayer,Jillian,E; Walter,Benjamin,A; Roughley,Peter,J; Qureshi,Sheeraz,A; Hecht,Andrew,C; Iatridis,James,C, 2014, "Detrimental effects of discectomy on intervertebral disc biology can be decelerated by growth factor treatment during surgery: a large animal organ culture model.." spine journal 14, no. 11, 2724-2732 - 2724-2732.
  • Walter, B.A.; Illien-Jünger, S.; Nasser, P.R.; Hecht, A.C. et al., 2014, "Development and validation of a bioreactor system for dynamic loading and mechanical characterization of whole human intervertebral discs in organ culture.." J Biomech 47, no. 9, 2095-2101 - 2095-2101.
  • Illien-Jünger, S.; Lu, Y.; Purmessur, D.; Mayer, J.E. et al., 2014, "Detrimental effects of discectomy on intervertebral disc biology can be decelerated by growth factor treatment during surgery: a large animal organ culture model.." Spine J 14, no. 11, 2724-2732 - 2724-2732.
  • Walter,B,A; Illien-Jünger,S; NASSER,P,R; Hecht,A,C; Iatridis,J,C, 2014, "Development and validation of a bioreactor system for dynamic loading and mechanical characterization of whole human intervertebral discs in organ culture.." Journal of biomechanics 47, no. 9, 2095-2101 - 2095-2101.
  • Likhitpanichkul, M.; Dreischarf, M.; Illien-Junger, S.; Walter, B.A. et al., 2014, "Fibrin-genipin adhesive hydrogel for annulus fibrosus repair: performance evaluation with large animal organ culture, in situ biomechanics, and in vivo degradation tests.." Eur Cell Mater 28, 25-37 - 25-37.

2013

  • Purmessur,D; Walter,B,A; Roughley,P,J; Laudier,D,M; Hecht,A,C; Iatridis,James, 2013, "A role for TNF alpha in intervertebral disc degeneration: A non-recoverable catabolic shift." BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS 433, no. 1, 151-156 - 151-156.
  • Iatridis, J.C.; Nicoll, S.B.; Michalek, A.J.; Walter, B.A. et al., 2013, "Role of biomechanics in intervertebral disc degeneration and regenerative therapies: what needs repairing in the disc and what are promising biomaterials for its repair?." Spine J 13, no. 3, 243-262 - 243-262.
  • Purmessur, D.; Walter, B.A.; Roughley, P.J.; Laudier, D.M. et al., 2013, "A role for TNFα in intervertebral disc degeneration: a non-recoverable catabolic shift.." Biochem Biophys Res Commun 433, no. 1, 151-156 - 151-156.

2011

  • Walter,B,A; Korecki,C,L; Purmessur,D; Roughley,P,J; Michalek,A,J; Iatridis,J,C, 2011, "Complex loading affects intervertebral disc mechanics and biology." OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE 19, no. 8, 1011-1018 - 1011-1018.
  • Walter, B.A.; Korecki, C.L.; Purmessur, D.; Roughley, P.J. et al., 2011, "Complex loading affects intervertebral disc mechanics and biology.." Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19, no. 8, 1011-1018 - 1011-1018.

Unknown

  • Marras, W.S.; Walter, B.A.; Purmessur, D.; Mageswaran, P. et al., "The Contribution of Biomechanical-Biological Interactions of the Spine to Low Back Pain.." Hum Factors 58, no. 7, 965-975 - 965-975.
  • Likhitpanichkul, M.; Torre, O.M.; Gruen, J.; Walter, B.A. et al., "Do mechanical strain and TNF-α interact to amplify pro-inflammatory cytokine production in human annulus fibrosus cells?." J Biomech 49, no. 7, 1214-1220 - 1214-1220.
  • Walter, B.A.; Purmessur, D.; Moon, A.; Occhiogrosso, J. et al., "Reduced tissue osmolarity increases TRPV4 expression and pro-inflammatory cytokines in intervertebral disc cells.." Eur Cell Mater 32, 123-136 - 123-136.
  • Walter BA, Purmessur D, Likhitpanichkul M, Weinberg A, Cho SK, Qureshi SA, Hecht AC, Iatridis JC, Inflammatory Kinetics and Efficacy of Anti-inflammatory Treatments on Human Nucleus Pulpous Cells. Spine
  • Walter, B.A.; Mageswaran, P.; Mo, X.; Boulter, D.J. et al., "MR Elastography-derived Stiffness: A Biomarker for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration.." Radiology 285, no. 1, 167-175 - 167-175.