Brian Snyder, MD, PhD

Brian Snyder, MD, PhD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma

Departments

  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Cerebral Palsy Program
  • Neuromotor Therapy Program
  • Orthopedic Trauma Program
  • Spinal Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1986

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Internship

New England Deaconess Hospital, 1986-1987

Boston, MA

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988-1992

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1993-1994

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Orthopedics

Publications

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  1. Oftadeh R, Karimi Z, Villa-Camacho J, Tanck E, Verdonschot N, Goebel R, Snyder BD, Hashemi HN, Vaziri A, Nazarian A. Curved Beam Computed Tomography based Structural Rigidity Analysis of Bones with Simulated Lytic Defect: A Comparative Study with Finite Element Analysis. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:32397.
  2. DiFazio R, Shore B, Vessey JA, Miller PE, Snyder BD. Effect of Hip Reconstructive Surgery on Health-Related Quality of Life of Non-Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jul 20; 98(14):1190-8.
  3. Gordon LB, Kleinman ME, Massaro J, D'Agostino RB, Shappell H, Gerhard-Herman M, Smoot LB, Gordon CM, Cleveland RH, Nazarian A, Snyder BD, Ullrich NJ, Silvera VM, Liang MG, Quinn N, Miller DT, Huh SY, Dowton AA, Littlefield K, Greer MM, Kieran MW. Clinical Trial of the Protein Farnesylation Inhibitors Lonafarnib, Pravastatin, and Zoledronic Acid in Children With Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. Circulation. 2016 Jul 12; 134(2):114-25.
  4. Shore BJ, Powell D, Miller PE, Matheney TH, Snyder BD. Acetabular and femoral remodeling after varus derotational osteotomy in cerebral palsy: the effect of age and Gross Motor Function Classification Level. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):322-30.
  5. Cooper BG, Stewart RC, Burstein D, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. A Tissue-Penetrating Double Network Restores the Mechanical Properties of Degenerated Articular Cartilage. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2016 Mar 18; 55(13):4226-30.
  6. Nazarian A, Entezari V, Villa-Camacho JC, Zurakowski D, Katz JN, Hochman M, Baldini EH, Vartanians V, Rosen MP, Gebhardt MC, Terek RM, Damron TA, Yaszemski MJ, Snyder BD. Does CT-based Rigidity Analysis Influence Clinical Decision-making in Simulations of Metastatic Bone Disease? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar; 474(3):652-9.
  7. Damron TA, Nazarian A, Entezari V, Brown C, Grant W, Calderon N, Zurakowski D, Terek RM, Anderson ME, Cheng EY, Aboulafia AJ, Gebhardt MC, Snyder BD. CT-based Structural Rigidity Analysis Is More Accurate Than Mirels Scoring for Fracture Prediction in Metastatic Femoral Lesions. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Mar; 474(3):643-51.
  8. Lakin BA, Patel H, Holland C, Freedman JD, Shelofsky JS, Snyder BD, Stok KS, Grinstaff MW. Contrast-enhanced CT using a cationic contrast agent enables non-destructive assessment of the biochemical and biomechanical properties of mouse tibial plateau cartilage. J Orthop Res. 2016 Jul; 34(7):1130-8.
  9. DiFazio R, Vessey JA, Miller P, Van Nostrand K, Snyder B. Postoperative Complications After Hip Surgery in Patients With Cerebral Palsy: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jan; 36(1):56-62.
  10. Shore BJ, Zurakowski D, Dufreny C, Powell D, Matheney TH, Snyder BD. Proximal Femoral Varus Derotation Osteotomy in Children with Cerebral Palsy: The Effect of Age, Gross Motor Function Classification System Level, and Surgeon Volume on Surgical Success. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Dec 16; 97(24):2024-31.
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  12. Leinders SM, Westerveld WJ, Pozo J, van Neer PL, Snyder B, O'Brien P, Urbach HP, de Jong N, Verweij MD. A sensitive optical micro-machined ultrasound sensor (OMUS) based on a silicon photonic ring resonator on an acoustical membrane. Sci Rep. 2015; 5:14328.
  13. Olson JC, Takahashi A, Glotzbecker MP, Snyder BD. Extent of Spine Deformity Predicts Lung Growth and Function in Rabbit Model of Early Onset Scoliosis. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0136941.
  14. Difazio RL, Vessey JA, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD. Differences in health-related quality of life and caregiver burden after hip and spine surgery in non-ambulatory children with severe cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Mar; 58(3):298-305.
  15. Livingston K, Zurakowski D, Snyder B. Parasol Rib Deformity in Hypotonic Neuromuscular Scoliosis: A New Radiographical Definition and a Comparison of Short-term Treatment Outcomes With VEPTR and Growing Rods. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Jul 1; 40(13):E780-6.
  16. Freedman JD, Lusic H, Wiewiorski M, Farley M, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. A cationic gadolinium contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Jun 30; 51(56):11166-9.
  17. Lakin BA, Ellis DJ, Shelofsky JS, Freedman JD, Grinstaff MW, Snyder BD. Contrast-enhanced CT facilitates rapid, non-destructive assessment of cartilage and bone properties of the human metacarpal. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Dec; 23(12):2158-66.
  18. Nazarian A, Entezari V, Zurakowski D, Calderon N, Hipp JA, Villa-Camacho JC, Lin PP, Cheung FH, Aboulafia AJ, Turcotte R, Anderson ME, Gebhardt MC, Cheng EY, Terek RM, Yaszemski M, Damron TA, Snyder BD. Treatment Planning and Fracture Prediction in Patients with Skeletal Metastasis with CT-Based Rigidity Analysis. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jun 1; 21(11):2514-9.
  19. Pennington EC, Dionigi B, Gray FL, Ahmed A, Brazzo J, Dolinko A, Calderon N, Darrah T, Zurakowski D, Nazarian A, Snyder B, Fauza DO. Limb reconstruction with decellularized, non-demineralized bone in a young leporine model. Biomed Mater. 2015 Feb; 10(1):015021.
  20. Masoudi A, Fama D, Yoganandan N, Snyder B. Methodology to Calibrate Disc Degeneration in the Cervical Spine During Cyclic Fatigue Loading. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015; 51:222-9.
  21. Villa-Camacho JC, Iyoha-Bello O, Behrouzi S, Snyder BD, Nazarian A. Computed tomography-based rigidity analysis: a review of the approach in preclinical and clinical studies. Bonekey Rep. 2014; 3:587.
  22. Papadelis C, Ahtam B, Nazarova M, Nimec D, Snyder B, Grant PE, Okada Y. Cortical somatosensory reorganization in children with spastic cerebral palsy: a multimodal neuroimaging study. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014; 8:725.
  23. Williams BA, Matsumoto H, McCalla DJ, Akbarnia BA, Blakemore LC, Betz RR, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG. Development and initial validation of the Classification of Early-Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Aug 20; 96(16):1359-67.
  24. Freedman JD, Lusic H, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Tantalum oxide nanoparticles for the imaging of articular cartilage using X-ray computed tomography: visualization of ex vivo/in vivo murine tibia and ex vivo human index finger cartilage. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Aug 4; 53(32):8406-10.
  25. Entezari V, Bansal PN, Stewart RC, Lakin BA, Grinstaff MW, Snyder BD. Effect of mechanical convection on the partitioning of an anionic iodinated contrast agent in intact patellar cartilage. J Orthop Res. 2014 Oct; 32(10):1333-40.
  26. Sheha ED, Hammouri Q, Snyder BD, Campbell RM, Vitale MG. Off-label use of pediatric orthopaedic devices: important issues for the future. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 5; 96(3):e21.
  27. Arun MW, Yoganandan N, Stemper BD, Zheng M, Masoudi A, Snyder B. Sensitivity and stability analysis of a nonlinear material model of cervical intervertebral disc under cyclic loads using the finite element method. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2014; 50:19-30.
  28. Luu AN, Anez-Bustillos L, Aran S, Araiza Arroyo FJ, Entezari V, Rosso C, Snyder BD, Nazarian A. Microstructural, densitometric and metabolic variations in bones from rats with normal or altered skeletal states. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e82709.
  29. Anez-Bustillos L, Derikx LC, Verdonschot N, Calderon N, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD, Nazarian A, Tanck E. Finite element analysis and CT-based structural rigidity analysis to assess failure load in bones with simulated lytic defects. Bone. 2014 Jan; 58:160-7.
  30. Rennick JA, Nazarian A, Entezari V, Kimbaris J, Tseng A, Masoudi A, Nayeb-Hashemi H, Vaziri A, Snyder BD. Finite element analysis and computed tomography based structural rigidity analysis of rat tibia with simulated lytic defects. J Biomech. 2013 Oct 18; 46(15):2701-9.
  31. Lakin BA, Grasso DJ, Stewart RC, Freedman JD, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Contrast enhanced CT attenuation correlates with the GAG content of bovine meniscus. J Orthop Res. 2013 Nov; 31(11):1765-71.
  32. Corona J, Miller DJ, Downs J, Akbarnia BA, Betz RR, Blakemore LC, Campbell RM, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG. Evaluating the extent of clinical uncertainty among treatment options for patients with early-onset scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 May 15; 95(10):e67.
  33. Wathier M, Lakin BA, Bansal PN, Stoddart SS, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. A large-molecular-weight polyanion, synthesized via ring-opening metathesis polymerization, as a lubricant for human articular cartilage. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Apr 3; 135(13):4930-3.
  34. Stewart RC, Bansal PN, Entezari V, Lusic H, Nazarian RM, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Contrast-enhanced CT with a high-affinity cationic contrast agent for imaging ex vivo bovine, intact ex vivo rabbit, and in vivo rabbit cartilage. Radiology. 2013 Jan; 266(1):141-50.
  35. McElroy MJ, Sponseller PD, Dattilo JR, Thompson GH, Akbarnia BA, Shah SA, Snyder BD. Growing rods for the treatment of scoliosis in children with cerebral palsy: a critical assessment. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Nov 15; 37(24):E1504-10.
  36. Dodwell E, Snyder B, Wright J. Off-label use of bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal arthrodesis. JAMA. 2012 Oct 10; 308(14):1429-32.
  37. Lakin BA, Grasso DJ, Shah SS, Stewart RC, Bansal PN, Freedman JD, Grinstaff MW, Snyder BD. Cationic agent contrast-enhanced computed tomography imaging of cartilage correlates with the compressive modulus and coefficient of friction. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013 Jan; 21(1):60-8.
  38. Gordon LB, Kleinman ME, Miller DT, Neuberg DS, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gerhard-Herman M, Smoot LB, Gordon CM, Cleveland R, Snyder BD, Fligor B, Bishop WR, Statkevich P, Regen A, Sonis A, Riley S, Ploski C, Correia A, Quinn N, Ullrich NJ, Nazarian A, Liang MG, Huh SY, Schwartzman A, Kieran MW. Clinical trial of a farnesyltransferase inhibitor in children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 9; 109(41):16666-71.
  39. Cleveland RH, Gordon LB, Kleinman ME, Miller DT, Gordon CM, Snyder BD, Nazarian A, Giobbie-Hurder A, Neuberg D, Kieran MW. A prospective study of radiographic manifestations in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. Pediatr Radiol. 2012 Sep; 42(9):1089-98.
  40. Ali MR, Snyder B, El-Sayed MA. Synthesis and optical properties of small Au nanorods using a seedless growth technique. Langmuir. 2012 Jun 26; 28(25):9807-15.
  41. Mahan ST, Osborn E, Bae DS, Waters PM, Kasser JR, Kocher MS, Snyder BD, Hresko MT. Changing practice patterns: the impact of a randomized clinical trial on surgeons preference for treatment of type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jun; 32(4):340-5.
  42. Smith MD, Baldassarri S, Anez-Bustillos L, Tseng A, Entezari V, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD, Nazarian A. Assessment of axial bone rigidity in rats with metabolic diseases using CT-based structural rigidity analysis. Bone Joint Res. 2012 Feb; 1(2):13-9.
  43. Entezari V, Vartanians V, Zurakowski D, Patel N, Fajardo RJ, Müller R, Snyder BD, Nazarian A. Further improvements on the factors affecting bone mineral density measured by quantitative micro-computed tomography. Bone. 2012 Mar; 50(3):611-8.
  44. Nazarian A, Araiza Arroyo FJ, Rosso C, Aran S, Snyder BD. Tensile properties of rat femoral bone as functions of bone volume fraction, apparent density and volumetric bone mineral density. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 2; 44(13):2482-8.
  45. Gordon CM, Gordon LB, Snyder BD, Nazarian A, Quinn N, Huh S, Giobbie-Hurder A, Neuberg D, Cleveland R, Kleinman M, Miller DT, Kieran MW. Hutchinson-Gilford progeria is a skeletal dysplasia. J Bone Miner Res. 2011 Jul; 26(7):1670-9.
  46. Olson JC, Kurek KC, Mehta HP, Warman ML, Snyder BD. Expansion thoracoplasty affects lung growth and morphology in a rabbit model: a pilot study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May; 469(5):1375-82.
  47. Bansal PN, Stewart RC, Entezari V, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Contrast agent electrostatic attraction rather than repulsion to glycosaminoglycans affords a greater contrast uptake ratio and improved quantitative CT imaging in cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Aug; 19(8):970-6.
  48. Entezari V, Basto PA, Vartanians V, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD, Nazarian A. Non-invasive assessment of failure torque in rat bones with simulated lytic lesions using computed tomography based structural rigidity analysis. J Biomech. 2011 Feb 3; 44(3):552-6.
  49. Bansal PN, Joshi NS, Entezari V, Malone BC, Stewart RC, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Cationic contrast agents improve quantification of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content by contrast enhanced CT imaging of cartilage. J Orthop Res. 2011 May; 29(5):704-9.
  50. Khoo X, O'Toole GA, Nair SA, Snyder BD, Kenan DJ, Grinstaff MW. Staphylococcus aureus resistance on titanium coated with multivalent PEGylated-peptides. Biomaterials. 2010 Dec; 31(35):9285-92.
  51. Leong NL, Anderson ME, Gebhardt MC, Snyder BD. Computed tomography-based structural analysis for predicting fracture risk in children with benign skeletal neoplasms: comparison of specificity with that of plain radiographs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Aug 4; 92(9):1827-33.
  52. Pierre MA, Zurakowski D, Nazarian A, Hauser-Kara DA, Snyder BD. Assessment of the bilateral asymmetry of human femurs based on physical, densitometric, and structural rigidity characteristics. J Biomech. 2010 Aug 10; 43(11):2228-36.
  53. Dodwell ER, Latorre JG, Parisini E, Zwettler E, Chandra D, Mulpuri K, Snyder B. NSAID exposure and risk of nonunion: a meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies. Calcif Tissue Int. 2010 Sep; 87(3):193-202.
  54. Tabbaa MA, Ramirez-Lassepas M, Snyder BD, Pizzo SV, Taylor S, Johnston KL. Releasable tissue plasminogen activators in ischemic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 1991; 1(4):203-8.
  55. Jarrett DY, Oliveira AM, Zou KH, Snyder BD, Kleinman PK. Axial oblique CT to assess femoral anteversion. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 May; 194(5):1230-3.
  56. Nazarian A, Pezzella L, Tseng A, Baldassarri S, Zurakowski D, Evans CH, Snyder BD. Application of structural rigidity analysis to assess fidelity of healed fractures in rat femurs with critical defects. Calcif Tissue Int. 2010 May; 86(5):397-403.
  57. Cao H, Nazarian A, Ackerman JL, Snyder BD, Rosenberg AE, Nazarian RM, Hrovat MI, Dai G, Mintzopoulos D, Wu Y. Quantitative (31)P NMR spectroscopy and (1)H MRI measurements of bone mineral and matrix density differentiate metabolic bone diseases in rat models. Bone. 2010 Jun; 46(6):1582-90.
  58. Mehta HP, Snyder BD, Baldassarri SR, Hayward MJ, Giuffrida MJ, Entezari V, Jackson AC. Expansion thoracoplasty improves respiratory function in a rabbit model of postnatal pulmonary hypoplasia: a pilot study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Jan 15; 35(2):153-61.
  59. Cory E, Nazarian A, Entezari V, Vartanians V, Müller R, Snyder BD. Compressive axial mechanical properties of rat bone as functions of bone volume fraction, apparent density and micro-ct based mineral density. J Biomech. 2010 Mar 22; 43(5):953-60.
  60. Nazarian A, Meier D, Müller R, Snyder BD. Functional dependence of cancellous bone shear properties on trabecular microstructure evaluated using time-lapsed micro-computed tomographic imaging and torsion testing. J Orthop Res. 2009 Dec; 27(12):1667-74.
  61. Bansal PN, Joshi NS, Entezari V, Grinstaff MW, Snyder BD. Contrast enhanced computed tomography can predict the glycosaminoglycan content and biomechanical properties of articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Feb; 18(2):184-91.
  62. Joshi NS, Bansal PN, Stewart RC, Snyder BD, Grinstaff MW. Effect of contrast agent charge on visualization of articular cartilage using computed tomography: exploiting electrostatic interactions for improved sensitivity. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Sep 23; 131(37):13234-5.
  63. Khoo X, Hamilton P, O'Toole GA, Snyder BD, Kenan DJ, Grinstaff MW. Directed assembly of PEGylated-peptide coatings for infection-resistant titanium metal. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Aug 12; 131(31):10992-7.
  64. Sun E, Alkalay R, Vader D, Snyder BD. Preventing distal pullout of posterior spine instrumentation in thoracic hyperkyphosis: a biomechanical analysis. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Jun; 22(4):270-7.
  65. Nazarian A, Entezari V, Vartanians V, Müller R, Snyder BD. An improved method to assess torsional properties of rodent long bones. J Biomech. 2009 Aug 7; 42(11):1720-5.
  66. Steines D, Liew SW, Arnaud C, Vargas-Voracek R, Nazarian A, Müller R, Snyder B, Hess P, Lang P. Radiographic trabecular 2D and 3D parameters of proximal femoral bone cores correlate with each other and with yield stress. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Nov; 20(11):1929-38.
  67. Peters MB, Hagen C, Snyder B, Glenn TC, Gowaty PA. Microsatellite markers isolated from Drosophila hydei. Mol Ecol Resour. 2009 May; 9(3):817-9.
  68. Nazarian A, Hermannsson BJ, Muller J, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD. Effects of tissue preservation on murine bone mechanical properties. J Biomech. 2009 Jan 5; 42(1):82-6.
  69. Nazarian A, Bauernschmitt M, Eberle C, Meier D, Müller R, Snyder BD. Design and validation of a testing system to assess torsional cancellous bone failure in conjunction with time-lapsed micro-computed tomographic imaging. J Biomech. 2008 Dec 5; 41(16):3496-501.
  70. Nazarian A, von Stechow D, Zurakowski D, Müller R, Snyder BD. Bone volume fraction explains the variation in strength and stiffness of cancellous bone affected by metastatic cancer and osteoporosis. Calcif Tissue Int. 2008 Dec; 83(6):368-79.
  71. Degoricija L, Bansal PN, Söntjens SH, Joshi NS, Takahashi M, Snyder B, Grinstaff MW. Hydrogels for osteochondral repair based on photocrosslinkable carbamate dendrimers. Biomacromolecules. 2008 Oct; 9(10):2863-72.
  72. Fajardo RJ, Cory E, Patel ND, Nazarian A, Laib A, Manoharan RK, Schmitz JE, DeSilva JM, MacLatchy LM, Snyder BD, Bouxsein ML. Specimen size and porosity can introduce error into microCT-based tissue mineral density measurements. Bone. 2009 Jan; 44(1):176-84.
  73. Nazarian A, Cory E, Müller R, Snyder BD. Shortcomings of DXA to assess changes in bone tissue density and microstructure induced by metabolic bone diseases in rat models. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Jan; 20(1):123-32.
  74. Nazarian A, Snyder BD, Zurakowski D, Müller R. Quantitative micro-computed tomography: a non-invasive method to assess equivalent bone mineral density. Bone. 2008 Aug; 43(2):302-11.
  75. Banerji A, Clark S, Blanda M, LoVecchio F, Snyder B, Camargo CA. Multicenter study of patients with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema who present to the emergency department. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008 Apr; 100(4):327-32.
  76. Kocher MS, Kasser JR, Waters PM, Bae D, Snyder BD, Hresko MT, Hedequist D, Karlin L, Kim YJ, Murray MM, Millis MB, Emans JB, Dichtel L, Matheney T, Lee BM. Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. A randomized clinical trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Apr; 89(4):706-12.
  77. Wu Y, Dai G, Ackerman JL, Hrovat MI, Glimcher MJ, Snyder BD, Nazarian A, Chesler DA. Water- and fat-suppressed proton projection MRI (WASPI) of rat femur bone. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Mar; 57(3):554-67.
  78. Nazarian A, Muller J, Zurakowski D, Müller R, Snyder BD. Densitometric, morphometric and mechanical distributions in the human proximal femur. J Biomech. 2007; 40(11):2573-9.
  79. Murray MM, Spindler KP, Abreu E, Muller JA, Nedder A, Kelly M, Frino J, Zurakowski D, Valenza M, Snyder BD, Connolly SA. Collagen-platelet rich plasma hydrogel enhances primary repair of the porcine anterior cruciate ligament. J Orthop Res. 2007 Jan; 25(1):81-91.
  80. Sawamura C, Takahashi M, McCarthy KJ, Shen Z, Fukai N, Rodriguez EK, Snyder BD. Effect of in ovo immobilization on development of chick hind-limb articular cartilage: an evaluation using micro-MRI measurement of delayed gadolinium uptake. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Dec; 56(6):1235-41.
  81. Mehta HP, Snyder BD, Callender NN, Bellardine CL, Jackson AC. The reciprocal relationship between thoracic and spinal deformity and its effect on pulmonary function in a rabbit model: a pilot study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Nov 1; 31(23):2654-64.
  82. Nazarian A, Stauber M, Zurakowski D, Snyder BD, Müller R. The interaction of microstructure and volume fraction in predicting failure in cancellous bone. Bone. 2006 Dec; 39(6):1196-202.
  83. Karageorgiou V, Tomkins M, Fajardo R, Meinel L, Snyder B, Wade K, Chen J, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Kaplan DL. Porous silk fibroin 3-D scaffolds for delivery of bone morphogenetic protein-2 in vitro and in vivo. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2006 Aug; 78(2):324-34.
  84. Diab M, Daluvoy S, Snyder BD, Kasser JR. Osteotomy does not improve early outcome after slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2006 Mar; 15(2):87-92.
  85. Snyder BD, Hauser-Kara DA, Hipp JA, Zurakowski D, Hecht AC, Gebhardt MC. Predicting fracture through benign skeletal lesions with quantitative computed tomography. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Jan; 88(1):55-70.
  86. Meinel L, Fajardo R, Hofmann S, Langer R, Chen J, Snyder B, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Kaplan D. Silk implants for the healing of critical size bone defects. Bone. 2005 Nov; 37(5):688-98.
  87. Snyder BD, Katz DA, Myers ER, Breitenbach MA, Emans JB. Bone density accumulation is not affected by brace treatment of idiopathic scoliosis in adolescent girls. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jul-Aug; 25(4):423-8.
  88. Miller BS, Taylor B, Widmann RF, Bae DS, Snyder BD, Waters PM. Cast immobilization versus percutaneous pin fixation of displaced distal radius fractures in children: a prospective, randomized study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jul-Aug; 25(4):490-4.
  89. Meinel L, Karageorgiou V, Hofmann S, Fajardo R, Snyder B, Li C, Zichner L, Langer R, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Kaplan DL. Engineering bone-like tissue in vitro using human bone marrow stem cells and silk scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2004 Oct 1; 71(1):25-34.
  90. Hong J, Cabe GD, Tedrow JR, Hipp JA, Snyder BD. Failure of trabecular bone with simulated lytic defects can be predicted non-invasively by structural analysis. J Orthop Res. 2004 May; 22(3):479-86.
  91. Meinel L, Karageorgiou V, Fajardo R, Snyder B, Shinde-Patil V, Zichner L, Kaplan D, Langer R, Vunjak-Novakovic G. Bone tissue engineering using human mesenchymal stem cells: effects of scaffold material and medium flow. Ann Biomed Eng. 2004 Jan; 32(1):112-22.
  92. McCreery R, Dieringer J, Solak AO, Snyder B, Nowak AM, McGovern WR, DuVall S. Molecular rectification and conductance switching in carbon-based molecular junctions by structural rearrangement accompanying electron injection. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Sep 3; 125(35):10748-58.
  93. Abel MF, Damiano DL, Blanco JS, Conaway M, Miller F, Dabney K, Sutherland D, Chambers H, Dias L, Sarwark J, Killian J, Doyle S, Root L, LaPlaza J, Widmann R, Snyder B. Relationships among musculoskeletal impairments and functional health status in ambulatory cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Jul-Aug; 23(4):535-41.
  94. Boutis K, Komar L, Jaramillo D, Babyn P, Alman B, Snyder B, Mandl KD, Schuh S. Sensitivity of a clinical examination to predict need for radiography in children with ankle injuries: a prospective study. Lancet. 2001 Dec 22-29; 358(9299):2118-21.
  95. Whealan KM, Kwak SD, Tedrow JR, Inoue K, Snyder BD. Noninvasive imaging predicts failure load of the spine with simulated osteolytic defects. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000 Sep; 82(9):1240-51.
  96. Hong J, Hipp JA, Mulkern RV, Jaramillo D, Snyder BD. Magnetic resonance imaging measurements of bone density and cross-sectional geometry. Calcif Tissue Int. 2000 Jan; 66(1):74-8.
  97. Waters PM, Mintzer CM, Hipp JA, Snyder BD. Noninvasive measurement of distal radius instability. J Hand Surg Am. 1997 Jul; 22(4):572-9.
  98. Hipp JA, Jansujwicz A, Simmons CA, Snyder BD. Trabecular bone morphology from micro-magnetic resonance imaging. J Bone Miner Res. 1996 Feb; 11(2):286-97.
  99. Lauer SA, Snyder B, Rodriguez E, Adamo A. Classification of orbital floor fractures. J Craniomaxillofac Trauma. 1996; 2(4):6-11.
  100. Snyder BD, Zaltz I, Breitenbach MA, Kido TH, Myers ER, Emans JB. Does bracing affect bone density in adolescent scoliosis? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995 Jul 15; 20(14):1554-60.
  101. Snyder BD, Zaltz I, Hall JE, Emans JB. Predicting the integrity of vertebral bone screw fixation in anterior spinal instrumentation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995 Jul 15; 20(14):1568-74.
  102. Snyder BD, Piazza S, Edwards WT, Hayes WC. Role of trabecular morphology in the etiology of age-related vertebral fractures. Calcif Tissue Int. 1993; 53 Suppl 1:S14-22.
  103. Treiman GS, Yellin AE, Weaver FA, Wang S, Ghalambor N, Barlow W, Snyder B, Pentecost MJ. Examination of the patient with a knee dislocation. The case for selective arteriography. Arch Surg. 1992 Sep; 127(9):1056-62; discussion 1062-3.
  104. Cheal EJ, Snyder BD, Nunamaker DM, Hayes WC. Trabecular bone remodeling around smooth and porous implants in an equine patellar model. J Biomech. 1987; 20(11-12):1121-34.
  105. Cheal EJ, Hayes WC, Lee CH, Snyder BD, Miller J. Stress analysis of a condylar knee tibial component: influence of metaphyseal shell properties and cement injection depth. J Orthop Res. 1985; 3(4):424-34.
  106. Harris SL, Snyder BD, Snyder RL, MaGraw B. Behavior modification therapy with elderly demented patients: implementation and ethical considerations. J Chronic Dis. 1977 Mar; 30(3):129-34.
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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 | 800-355-7944

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