Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Differential Iron Requirements for Osteoblast and Adipocyte Differentiation 2021
2021 The HIF-PHI BAY 85-3934 (Molidustat) Improves Anemia and Is Associated With Reduced Levels of Circulating FGF23 in a CKD Mouse ModelJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  36:1117-1130. 2021
2021 Skeletal Functions of Voltage Sensitive Calcium ChannelsCurrent Osteoporosis Reports.  19:206-221. 2021
2020 Mechanical suppression of breast cancer cell invasion and paracrine signaling to osteoclasts requires nucleo-cytoskeletal connectivityBone Research.  8. 2020
2020 The mTORC2 Component Rictor Is Required for Load-Induced Bone Formation in Late-Stage Skeletal Cells 2020
2018 LARG GEF and ARHGAP18 orchestrate RhoA activity to control mesenchymal stem cell lineageBONE.  107:172-180. 2018
2018 Progress in the Full-Text Publication Rate of Orthopaedic and Sport Physical Therapy Abstracts Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting.Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.  48:44-49. 2018
2017 Become one with the force: optimising mechanotherapy through an understanding of mechanobiology.British Journal of Sports Medicine.  51:989-990. 2017
2017 Progressive skeletal benefits of physical activity when young as assessed at the midshaft humerus in male baseball players.Osteoporosis International.  28:2155-2165. 2017
2017 Physical Activity for Strengthening Fracture Prone Regions of the Proximal Femur.Current Osteoporosis Reports.  15:43-52. 2017
2016 Concise Review: Plasma and Nuclear Membranes Convey Mechanical Information to Regulate Mesenchymal Stem Cell Lineage.STEM CELLS.  34:1455-1463. 2016
2016 Understanding Mechanobiology: Physical Therapists as a Force in Mechanotherapy and Musculoskeletal Regenerative Rehabilitation.Physical Therapy.  96:560-569. 2016
2015 Intranuclear Actin Regulates Osteogenesis.STEM CELLS.  33:3065-3076. 2015
2015 Exercise Regulation of Marrow Fat in the Setting of PPARγ Agonist Treatment in Female C57BL/6 Mice.Endocrinology.  156:2753-2761. 2015
2015 Osteocyte specific responses to soluble and mechanical stimuli in a stem cell derived culture model.Scientific Reports.  5:11049. 2015
2015 Cell Mechanosensitivity to Extremely Low-Magnitude Signals Is Enabled by a LINCed Nucleus.STEM CELLS.  33:2063-2076. 2015
2015 Low-Magnitude, High-Frequency Vibration Fails to Accelerate Ligament Healing but Stimulates Collagen Synthesis in the Achilles Tendon.Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.  3. 2015
2015 Experimental integrative muscular movement technique enhances cervical range of motion in patients with chronic neck pain: a pilot study.Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.  21:223-228. 2015
2015 The dependences of osteocyte network on bone compartment, age, and disease.Bone Research.  3. 2015
2014 Vibration therapy: clinical applications in bone. 2014
2014 Bone marrow fat accumulation accelerated by high fat diet is suppressed by exercise.BONE.  64:39-46. 2014
2014 Perlecan-containing pericellular matrix regulates solute transport and mechanosensing within the osteocyte lacunar-canalicular system.Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  29:878-891. 2014
2014 Gap junctional communication in osteocytes is amplified by low intensity vibrations in vitro.PLoS ONE.  9:e90840. 2014
2014 mTORC2 regulates mechanically induced cytoskeletal reorganization and lineage selection in marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells.Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  29:78-89. 2014
2013 Mechanically activated Fyn utilizes mTORC2 to regulate RhoA and adipogenesis in mesenchymal stem cells.STEM CELLS.  31:2528-2537. 2013
2013 Varying whole body vibration amplitude differentially affects tendon and ligament structural and material properties.Journal of Biomechanics.  46:1496-1500. 2013
2012 Serum xylosyltransferase 1 level increases during early posttraumatic osteoarthritis in mice with high bone forming potential.BONE.  51:224-231. 2012
2012 Mechanical regulation of signaling pathways in bone.Gene.  503:179-193. 2012
2012 Mechanical strain downregulates C/EBPβ in MSC and decreases endoplasmic reticulum stress.PLoS ONE.  7:e51613. 2012
2011 Co-culture of osteocytes and neurons on a unique patterned surface. 2011
2011 Association of the α(2)δ(1) subunit with Ca(v)3.2 enhances membrane expression and regulates mechanically induced ATP release in MLO-Y4 osteocytes.Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  26:2125-2139. 2011
2011 Perlecan/Hspg2 deficiency alters the pericellular space of the lacunocanalicular system surrounding osteocytic processes in cortical bone.Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  26:618-629. 2011
2011 A novel massage therapy technique for management of chronic cervical pain: a case series. 2011
2006 Association of genetic factors with selected measures of physical performance.Physical Therapy.  86:585-591. 2006


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2011 Effects of 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D 3 on Voltage-Sensitive Calcium Channels in Osteoblast Differentiation and Morphology.  457-467. 2011

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Delaware 2011
  • Doctor of Physical Education in Physical Therapy / Therapist, University of Delaware 2007
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biochemistry, Lee University 2004
  • Full Name

  • William Thompson