Biophysics of Bone and Cartilage (BBC)

The BBC group in University of Eastern Finland is globally one of the leading research groups in cartilage and bone biophysics and -engineering. The group has extensively contributed to basic, applied and clinical research of the musculoskeletal disorders during the past 20 years.

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Citations in each year

Total times cited:13592 
Citing articles:7310 
Average citations per item:23.04
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Mar 26th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Mangia S, Svatkova A, Mascali D, Nissi MJ, Burton PC, Bednarik P, Auerbach EJ, Giove F, Eberly LE, Howell MJ, Nestrasil I, Tuite PJ and Michaeli S. Corrigendum: Multi-modal Brain MRI in Subjects with PD and iRBD. Front Neurosci. 2018 Jun 26;12:446. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00446. eCollection 2018.

  2. Pitkanen M, Kallioniemi E, Jarnefelt G, Karhu J and Julkunen P. Efficient Mapping of the Motor Cortex with Navigated Biphasic Paired-Pulse Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Brain Topogr. 2018 Jul 3. pii: 10.1007/s10548-018-0660-9. doi: 10.1007/s10548-018-0660-9.

  3. Afara IO, Florea C, Olumegbon IA, Eneh CT, Malo MKH, Korhonen RK and Toyras J. Characterizing human subchondral bone properties using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy. Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 27;8(1):9733. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27786-3.

  4. Lofberg O, Julkunen P, Kallioniemi E, Paakkonen A and Karhu J. MODULATION OF MOTOR CORTICAL EXCITABILITY WITH AUDITORY STIMULATION. J Neurophysiol. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1152/jn.00186.2017.

  5. Julkunen P, Lofberg O, Kallioniemi E, Hypponen J, Kalviainen R and Mervaala E. Abnormal motor cortical adaptation to external stimulus in Unverricht-Lundborg disease (progressive myoclonus type 1, EPM1). J Neurophysiol. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1152/jn.00063.2018.

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