Prof. Stephen Eubank Harris

Department of Periodontics

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA




1969 PhD, University of Texas, Biochemical Embryology

1966 MA, University of Texas, Biochemical Genetics

1965 BA, University of Texas, Zoology

Publications (selected)

  1. Yang W, Harris MA, Cui Y, Mishina Y, Harris SE, and Gluhak-Heinrich J (2012). Bmp2 is required for odontoblast differentiation and pulp vascularization. J. Dental Research, 91, 58-64.
  2. Shu B, Zhang M, Xie R, Wang M, Jin H, Hou W, Tang D, Harris SE, Mishina Y, O’Keefe RJO, Hilton MJ, Wang Y, and Chen D (2011). Bmp2, Not Bmp4, is crucial for chondrocyte proliferation and maturation during endochondral bone development. J. Cell Science, 124, 3428-3440.
  3. Kalajzic I, Matthews BG, Torreggiani E, Harris MA, Divieti Pajevic P, and Harris SE. (2013). In Vitro and in vivo approaches to study osteocyte biology. Bone. Jun; 54(2): 296-306.
  4. Zhang R, Oyajobi BO, Harris SE, Chen D, Tsao C, Deng H-W, and Zhao M. (2013). Wnt/B-catenin signaling activates bone morphogenetic protein 2 expression in osteoblasts. Bone 52: 145-156.
  5. Yang W, Guo D, Harris MA, Cui Y, Gluhak-Heinrich J, Chen X-D, Wu J, Skinner C, Nyman J, Edwards JR, Mundy GR, Lichtler A, Kream B, Rowe D, David V, Quarles D, Chen D, Greg Scott, Manas Ray, Liu S, Mishina Y, and Harris SE. (2013). Bmp2 in osteoblasts of periosteum and trabecular bone links bone formation to vascularization and mesenchymal stem cells. J. Cell Science, Sep 15; 126(Pt 18): 4085-98.
  6. Rakian A, Yang W, Gluhak-Heinrich J, Cui Y, Harris MA, Villarreal D, Feng JQ, MacDougall M, and Harris SE. (2013). Bone morphogenic protein-2 gene controls tooth root development in coordination with formation of the periodontium. International J. of Oral Science_Nature Publishing Group, (Cover Issue), 5: 75-84.
  7. Stout BM, Alent BJ, Pedalino P, Holbrook R, Gluhak-Heinrich J, Cui Y, Harris MA, Gemperli AC, Cochran DL, Deas DE, Harris SE. (2014). Enamel Matrix Derivative: Protein Components and Osteoinductive Properties. J Periodontol. Feb 85: e9-e17.
  8. Kitase Y, Lee S, Gluhak-Heinrich J, Johnson ML, Harris SE, and Bonewald LF. (2014). CCL7 is protective factor secreted by mechanically loaded osteocytes. J Dent. Res. Nov 93: 1108-15.
  9. Prideaux M, Dallas SL, Zhao N, Johnsrud ED, PA Veno, Guo D, Mishina Y, Harris SE, and Bonewald LF. (2015). Parathyroid hormone induced bone cell motility and loss of mature osteocyte phenotype through L-calcium channel dependent and independent mechanisms. PLoS One, In Press, April 28, 2015.
  10. Ren Y, Han X, Ho SP, Harris SE, Cao Z, Economides AN, Qin C, Ke H, Liu M, and Feng JQ. (2015). Removal of Sost or blocking its product sclerostin rescues defects in the periodontitis mouse model. FASEB J. 2015 Mar 10, Epub ahead of print.

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