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Publication list for
Philipp J. Thurner
E317 - Institute for Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics
as author or essentially involved person

108 records (2014 - 2020)

A special structure has been chosen for the creation of the following list. Therefore, certain publications may appear several times or may be omitted from the list altogether. The sum of the numbers of records in the sections below may therefore differ from the number shown above.


Books and Book Editorships


  1. P.J. Thurner, D. Pahr, Ch. Hellmich (ed.):
    "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2019)";
    TU Verlag, 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 713 pages.


Publications in Scientific Journals


  1. C.J. Collins, M. Kozyrev, M. Frank, O.G. Andriotis, R. Byrne, H. Kiener, M. Pretterklieber, P.J. Thurner:
    "The impact of age, mineralization, and collagen orientation on the mechanics of individual osteons from human femurs";
    Materialia, 9 (2020), 100573; 1 - 9.

  2. O.G. Andriotis, K. Elsayad, D.E. Smart, M. Nalbach, D.E. Davies, P.J. Thurner:
    "Hydration and nanomechanical changes in collagen fibrils bearing advanced glycation end-products";
    Biomedical Optics Express, 10 (2019), 4; 1841 - 1855.

  3. A. Dobos, J. Van Hoorick, W. Steiger, P. Gruber, M. Markovic, O.G. Andriotis, A. Rohatschek, P. Dubruel, P.J. Thurner, S. Van Vlierberghe, S. Baudis, A. Ovsianikov:
    "Thiol-Gelatin-Norbornene Bioink for Laser-Based High-Definition Bioprinting";
    Advanced Healthcare Materials, 1900752 (2019), 1 - 9.

  4. O.G. Andriotis, S. Dessissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "Collagen Fibrils: Nature's Highly Tunable Nonlinear Springs";
    ACS Nano, 12 (2018), 3671 - 3680.

  5. M. Frank, D. Marx, V. Nedelkovski, J.T. Fischer, D. H. Pahr, P.J. Thurner:
    "Dehydration of individual bovine trabeculae causes transition from ductile to quasi-brittle failure mode";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 87 (2018), 296 - 305.

  6. M.G. Jones, O.G. Andriotis, J.J.W. Roberts, K. Lunn, V.J. Tear, L. Cao, K. Ask, D.E. Smart, A. Bonfanti, P. Johnson, A. Alzetani, F. Conforti, R. Doherty, C.Y. Lai, B. Johnson, K.N. Bourdakos, S.V. Fletcher, B.G. Marshall, S. Jogai, C.J. Brereton, S.J. Chee, C. Ottensmeier, P. Sime, J. Gauldie, M. Kolb, S. Mahajan, A. Fabre, A. Bhaskar, W. Jarolimek, L. Richeldi, K.M.A. OŽReilly, P.D. Monk, P.J. Thurner, D.E. Davies et al.:
    "Nanoscale dysregulation of collagen structure-function disrupts mechano-homeostasis and mediates pulmonary fibrosis";
    ELIFE, 7 (2018), e36354; 24 pages.

  7. L. Kain, O.G. Andriotis, P. Gruber, M. Frank, M. Markovic, D. Grech, V. Nedelkovski, M. Stolz, A. Ovsianikov, P.J. Thurner:
    "Calibration of colloidal probes with atomic force microscopy for micromechanical assessment";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 85 (2018), 225 - 236.

  8. M. Lunzer, L. Shi, O.G. Andriotis, P. Gruber, M. Markovic, P.J. Thurner, D. Ossipov, R. Liska, A. Ovsianikov:
    "A Modular Approach to Sensitized Two-Photon Patterning of Photodegradable Hydrogels";
    Angewandte Chemie, 130 (2018), 46; 15342 - 15347.

  9. M. Lunzer, L. Shi, O.G. Andriotis, P. Gruber, M. Markovic, P.J. Thurner, D. Ossipov, R. Liska, A. Ovsianikov:
    "A Modular Approach to Sensitized Two-Photon Patterning of Photodegradable Hydrogels";
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57 (2018), 46; 15122 - 15127.

  10. P. Mesquida, D. Kohl, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner, M. Dauer, S. Bansode, G. Schitter:
    "Evaluation of surface charge shift of collagen fibrils exposed to glutaraldehyde";
    Scientific Reports, 8:10126 (2018), 1 - 7.

  11. J.A. Núñez, A. Goring, B. Javaheri, H. Razi, D. Gomez-Nicola, E. Hesse, A.A. Pitsillides, P.J. Thurner, P. Schneider, C.E. Clarkin:
    "Regional diversity in the murine cortical vascular network is revealed by synchrotron x-ray tomography and is amplified with age";
    European Cells & Materials, 35 (2018), 281 - 299.

  12. K. Seidler, K. Ehrmann, P. Steinbauer, A. Rohatschek, O.G. Andriotis, C. Dworak, T. Koch, H. Bergmeister, C. Grasl, H. Schima, P.J. Thurner, R. Liska, S. Baudis:
    "A structural reconsideration: Linear aliphatic or alicyclic hard segments for biodegradable thermoplastic polyurethanes?";
    Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 56 (2018), 19; 2214 - 2224.

  13. E. Spiesz, C. Thorpe, P.J. Thurner, H.R.C. Screen:
    "Structure and Collagen Crimp Patterns of Functionally Distinct Equine Tendons, Revealed by Quantitative Polarised Light Microscopy (qPLM)";
    Acta Biomaterialia, 70 (2018), 281 - 292.

  14. C.G. Tusan, Y.H. Man, H. Zarkoob, D.A. Johnston, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner, S. Yang, E.A. Sander, E. Gentleman, B.G. Sengers, N.D. Evans:
    "Collective Cell Behavior in Mechanosensing of Substrate Thickness";
    Biophysical Journal, 114 (2018), 11; 2743 - 2755.

  15. L.V. Coutts, T. Jenkins, R.O.C. Oreffo, D. G. Dunlop, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Local Variation in Femoral Neck Cortical Bone: In Vitro Measured Bone Mineral Density, Geometry and Mechanical Properties";
    Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 20 (2017), 2; 205 - 215.

  16. T. Jenkins, O.L. Katsamenis, O.G. Andriotis, L.V. Coutts, B. Carter, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "The Inferomedial Femoral Neck is Compromised by Age but not Disease: Fracture Toughness and the Multifactorial Mechanisms Comprising Reference Point Microindentation";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 (2017), 399 - 412.

  17. S. Nobakhti, O.L. Katsamenis, N. Zaarour, G. Limbert, P.J. Thurner:
    "Elastic Modulus Varies Along the Bovine Femur";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 71 (2017), 271 - 285.

  18. J.A. Núñez, A. Goring, E. Hesse, P.J. Thurner, P. Schneider, C.E. Clarkin:
    "Simultanous Visualisation of Calcified Bone Microstructure and Intracortical Vasculature Using Synchrotron X-Ray Phase Contrast-Enhanced Tomography";
    Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), 13289.

  19. H. J. Böhm, P.J. Thurner:
    "Leichtbau und Biomechanik auf allen Längenskalen - das Institut für Leichtbau und Strukturbiomechanik der TU Wien";
    ÖIAZ, 161 (2016), 195 - 200.

  20. T. Jenkins, L.V. Coutts, S. DŽAngelo, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Site-Dependent Reference Point Microindentation Complements Clinical Measures for Improved Fracture Risk Assessment at the Human Femoral Neck";
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 31 (2016), 1; 196 - 203.

  21. W.M. Niehaus, R.P. Howlin, D.A. Johnston, D.J. Bull, G.M. Jones, E. Calton, M.N. Mavogordato, S.C. Clarke, P.J. Thurner, S.N. Faust, P. Stoodley:
    "Development of X-Ray Micro-Focus Computed Tomography to Image and Quantify Biofilms in Central Venous Catheter Models in Vitro";
    Microbiology (UK), 162 (2016), 1629 - 1640.

  22. P.J. Thurner:
    "Commentary on: Mechanical Properties of Cortical Bone and their Relationships with Age, Gender, Composition and Microindentation Properties in the Elderly";
    Bone, 87 (2016), 159 - 160.

  23. O.G. Andriotis, S.W. Chang, M. Vanleene, P.H. Howarth, D.E. Davies, S. Shefelbine, M.J. Buehler, P.J. Thurner:
    "Structure-Mechanics Relationships of Collagen Fibrils in the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Mouse Model";
    Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12 (2015), 111 20150701.

  24. L.V. Coutts, T. Jenkins, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Variability in Reference Point Microindentation and Recommendations for Testing Cortical Bone: Location, Thickness,and Orientation Heterogeneity";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 46 (2015), 292 - 304.

  25. T. Jenkins, L.V. Coutts, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Variability in Reference Point Microindentation and Recommendations for Testing Cortical Bone: Maximum Load, Sample Orientation, Mode of Use, Sample Preparation and Measurement Spacing";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 42 (2015), 311 - 324.

  26. O.L. Katsamenis, T. Jenkins, P.J. Thurner:
    "Toughness and Damage Susceptibility in Human Cortical Bone is Proportional to Mechanical Inhomogeneity at the Osteonal-Level";
    Bone, 76 (2015), 158 - 168.

  27. O.G. Andriotis, W. Manuyakorn, J. Zekonyte, O.L. Katsamenis, S. Fabri, P.H. Howarth, D.E. Davies, P.J. Thurner:
    "Nanomechanical Assessment of Human and Murine Collagen Fibrils via Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilever-Based Nanoindentation";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 39 (2014), 9 - 26.

  28. C. Karavasili, O.L. Katsamenis, N. Bouropoulos, H. Nazar, P.J. Thurner, S.M. van der Merwe, D.G. Fatouros:
    "Table of Contents Preparation and Characterization of Bioadhesive Microparticles Comprised of Low Degree of Quaternization Trimethylated Chitosan for Nasal Administration: Effect of Concentration and Molecular Weight";
    Langmuir, 30 (2014), 41; 12337 - 12344.

  29. S. Nobakhti, G. Limbert, P.J. Thurner:
    "Cement Lines and Interlamellar Areas in Compact Bone as Strain Amplifiers - Contributors to Elasticity, Fracture Toughness and Mechanotransduction";
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 29 (2014), 235 - 251.

  30. P.J. Thurner, O.L. Katsamenis:
    "The Role of Nanonscale Toughening Mechanisms in Osteoporosis";
    Current Osteoporosis Reports, 12 (2014), 3; 351 - 356.


Contributions to Books


  1. C.J. Collins, O.G. Andriotis, V. Nedelkovski, M. Frank, O.L. Katsamenis, P.J. Thurner:
    "Bone Micro- and Nanomechanics";
    in: "Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering", 2; R Narayan (ed.); Elsevier, 2019, ISBN: 9780128048290, 22 - 44.


Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)


  1. O.G. Andriotis, M. Handelshauser, S. Desissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "A Nonlinear Rheological Model to Assess Tensile Properties of Individual Collagen Fibrils";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 398.

  2. M. Frank, A.G. Reisinger, D. H. Pahr, P.J. Thurner:
    "Tensile Mechanical Properties of Human Individual Trabeculae of Non- and Osteopororotic Fracture Donors";
    Poster: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 685.

  3. P. Karner, M. Frank, O.G. Andriotis, A.G. Reisinger, P.J. Thurner:
    "Influence of Non-Enzymatic Glycation on Tensile Mechanical Properties of Bovine Individual Trabeculae";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 281.

  4. M. Lunzer, L. Shi, O.G. Andriotis, P. Gruber, M. Markovic, P.J. Thurner, D. Ossipov, R. Liska, A. Ovsianikov:
    "Micromechanical Analysis Of Photolabile Hydrogels Micropatterned By Multiphoton Lithography";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 32.

  5. M. Nalbach, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner:
    "In-situ Collagen Fibril Indentation: The Effect of Temperature and Glycation on Fibril-Nanomechanics";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 400.

  6. V. Nedelkovski, O.G. Andriotis, A. Steiger-Thirsfeld, J. Bernardi, P.J. Thurner:
    "AFM-Based Microbeam Bending of Human Femoral Cortical Bone Lamellae in Physiological Conditions";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 406.

  7. A.G. Reisinger, M. Frank, P.J. Thurner, D. Pahr:
    "Elasto-Visco-Plastic Material Parameters of Single Trabeculae Identified by Rheological Modelling";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 182.

  8. A. Rohatschek, O.G. Andriotis, P. Steinbauer, S. Baudis, C. Dworak, P.J. Thurner:
    "Experimental Mechanics of Individual Collagen Molecules";
    Talk: 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Vienna; 2019-07-07 - 2019-07-10; in: "Book of Abstracts of the 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics", TU Verlag, (2019), ISBN: 978-3-903024-96-0; 132.

  9. P. Steinbauer, A. Rohatschek, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner, R. Liska, S. Baudis:
    "Adhesion Forces of selected Bone-binding Motifs determined via Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy";
    Talk: Termis Eu 2019, Rhodes, Greece; 2019-05-27 - 2019-05-31; in: "Termis Eu 2019", (2019), 1248.

  10. P. Steinbauer, A. Rohatschek, O.G. Andriotis, R. Liska, P.J. Thurner, S. Baudis:
    "Adhesion motifs for bone glue applications";
    Talk: Austrian Bone Conference - ABC 2018, Wien; 2018-11-23 - 2018-11-24; in: "Austrian Bone Conference - ABC 2018", Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift; Springer-Verlag Austria, November 2018, Volume 168, Supplement 2 (2018), ISSN: 0043-5341; 454.

  11. M. Lunzer, L. Shi, O.G. Andriotis, P. Gruber, M. Markovic, P.J. Thurner, D. Ossipov, R. Liska, A. Ovsianikov:
    "Two-Photon Micropatterning of a Photolabile Hydrogel Using a Two-Photon Sensitizer";
    Poster: Symposium 'BSTE 2018: Next Generation Tissue Engineering', Ghent, Belgien; 2018-11-21 - 2018-11-23; in: "BSTE 2018: Next Generation Tissue Engineering", (2018), PO18.

  12. S. Zigon-Branc, M. Markovic, J. Van Hoorick, O.G. Andriotis, E. Zerobin, S. Baudis, P.J. Thurner, P. Dubruel, S. Van Vlierberghe, A. Ovsianikov:
    "3D Differentiation of human Adipose-derived stem cells/hTERT in Methacrylate Gelatin Hydrogels with Different Stiffness";
    Poster: TERMIS World Congress 2018, Kyoto; 2018-09-04 - 2018-09-07; in: "Abstract Book", (2018), 603.

  13. P. Steinbauer, A. Rohatschek, O.G. Andriotis, S. Baudis, P.J. Thurner, R. Liska:
    "Raft Polymers as Adhesion Motifs for Bone Glue Applications";
    Talk: VSS 2018 - Vienna Young Scientists Symposium, Wien; 2018-06-07 - 2018-06-08; in: "VSS 2018", Book-of-Abstracts.com, (2018), ISBN: 978-3-9504017-8-3; 108 - 109.

  14. P. Gruber, M. Markovic, L. Kain, O.G. Andriotis, M. Tromayer, P. Dubruel, S. van Vlierberghe, P.J. Thurner, R. Liska, A. Ovsianikov:
    "Stiffness Guided Cell Migration in 3D Hydrogels via Multiphoton Grafting";
    Poster: Donau Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting 2017, Wien; 2017-09-05 - 2017-09-08; in: "Donau Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting 2017", Book of Abstract, (2017), PO-8.

  15. P. Steinbauer, C. Dworak, P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis, R. Liska:
    "Phosporus-Based Raft Polymers for Bio Adhesion";
    Poster: Danube Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting 2017, Wien; 2017-09-05 - 2017-09-08; in: "Danube Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting 2017", Book of Abstracts.com, (2017), ISBN: 978-3-9504017-6-9; PO-25.

  16. M. Frank, D. Marx, D. H. Pahr, P.J. Thurner:
    "Mechanical Properties of Individual Trabeculae in a Physiological Environment";
    Talk: The 13th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering - BioMed 2017, Innsbruck; 2017-02-20 - 2017-02-21; in: "Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Biomedical Engineering (BioMed2017)", R. Kiss, P.J. Thurner (ed.); ACTA Press, Calgary, AB, (2017), ISBN: 978-0-88986-990-5; 141 - 146.

  17. T. Li, T. Jenkins, S. Meakins, S.A. Lanham, P.J. Thurner, R.O.C. Oreffo:
    "Effect of In-Utero Vitamin D Depletion on Offspring Skeletal Development";
    Talk: 11th World Congress on Compuational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona; 2014-07-20 - 2014-07-25; in: "Abstracts of the 11th World Congress on Compuational Mechanics", CIMNE, Barcelona (2014), ISBN: 978-84-942844-7-2.


Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)


  1. M. Handelshauser, O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, M. Marchetti-Deschmann, P.J. Thurner:
    "Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Partially Dehydrated Collagen Fibrils through a Novel Nonlinear Rheological Model for Tensile Tests";
    Talk: ASAC JunganalytikerInnen Forum, Linz; 2019-09-23 - 2019-09-24.

  2. O.G. Andriotis, M. Handelshauser, S. Desissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "Hydration changes the tensile elasticity but not viscosity of individual collagen fibrils at low strains";
    Talk: Austrian Cluster for Tissue Regeneration Annual Meeting 2019, Wien; 2019-03-11 - 2019-03-13.

  3. J.T. Fischer, M. Frank, P.J. Thurner:
    "Quantification of microdamage formation during fatigue testing of individual trabeculae";
    Talk: 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019), Vienna; 2019-02-18 - 2019-02-22.

  4. V. Nedelkovski, O.G. Andriotis, R Hahn, P.H. Mayrhofer, P.J. Thurner:
    "AFM-based microbeam bending of human cortical bone lamellae from the femur midshaft";
    Talk: 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019), Vienna; 2019-02-18 - 2019-02-22.

  5. P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, M.G. Jones, D.E. Davies:
    "Experimental micro- and nanomechanics of collagen rich-tissues and individual collagen fibrils";
    Talk: 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019), Vienna; 2019-02-18 - 2019-02-22.

  6. P. Steinbauer, A. Rohatschek, P.J. Thurner, A. Orestis, R. Liska, S. Baudis:
    "Adhesion measurement of binding motifs for bone glue applications";
    Poster: 2nd INTERREG - 7th TERMIS Winterschool 2019 "Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration: From Mechanobiology to in Vitro/in Vivo Models and Advanced Imaging", Radstadt; 2019-01-13 - 2019-01-16.

  7. I. Gebeshuber, J. Rosser, F. Rudroff, P.J. Thurner:
    "Podiumsdiskussion Inspired by Nature";
    Talk: Mercur Preisverleihung, TU Wien; 2018-11-13.

  8. O.G. Andriotis, J. Scherübl, M. Nalbach, P.J. Thurner:
    "Collagen fibril tensile properties from the OIM mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta";
    Talk: 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, WCB 2018, Dublin; 2018-07-08 - 2018-07-12.

  9. C.J. Collins, M. Kozyrev, O.G. Andriotis, R. Byrne, H. Kiener, M. Pretterklieber, P.J. Thurner:
    "Cracking Osteons From Anatomic Specimens: An image-guided assessment of failure mode";
    Talk: 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, WCB 2018, Dublin; 2018-07-08 - 2018-07-12.

  10. V. Nedelkovski, M. Frank, K. Luczynski, Ch. Hellmich, P.J. Thurner:
    "Micropillar compression of healthy and osteoporotic human cortical bone from the femoral neck";
    Poster: 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, WCB 2018, Dublin; 2018-07-08 - 2018-07-12.

  11. J.A. Núñez, A. Goring, B. Javaheri, D. Gomez-Nicola, A.A. Pitsillides, P.J. Thurner, P. Schneider, C.E. Clarkin:
    "A model to study the role of the vasculature and vascular-specific mediators with ageing for degenerative bone diseases";
    Talk: 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, WCB 2018, Dublin; 2018-07-08 - 2018-07-12.

  12. P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, M.G. Jones, C. Thorpe, E. Spiesz, A. Rohatschek, M. Nalbach, G. Schitter, H.R.C. Screen, D.E. Davies:
    "Micromechanics of collagen rich-tissues and nanomechanics of individual collagen fibrils as a function of hydration, cross-linking, age and tissue function";
    Talk: 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, WCB 2018, Dublin (invited); 2018-07-08 - 2018-07-12.

  13. C.J. Collins, U. Wolfram, P.K. Zysset, P.J. Thurner:
    "Trabecularization at the Endosteal Surface of the Femoral Midshaft Significantly Effects Fracture Toughness of Human Cortical Bone";
    Poster: Orthopaedic Research Society 2018 Annual Meeting (ORS 2018), New Orleans; 2018-03-10 - 2018-03-13.

  14. P. Steinbauer, C. Dworak, S. Baudis, P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis, R. Liska:
    "Phosphorus-based RAFT Polymers for Bio-Adhesion";
    Poster: 1st Vienna Polymer-Group Symposium, Wien; 2018-02-27.

  15. P.J. Thurner, S. Desissaire, A. Rohatschek, M. Nalbach, G. Schitter, O.G. Andriotis:
    "Collagen mechanics at the fibril level and below as a function of hydration, cross-linking, age and tissue function";
    Talk: XX. Linz Winter Workshop, Linz (invited); 2018-02-02 - 2018-02-06.

  16. O.G. Andriotis, K. Elsayad, P.J. Thurner:
    "Collagen Fibril Water Content Is Associated to Nanostiffness";
    Poster: 1st BioBrillouin Meeting - Conference on Brillouin Light Scattering Microspectroscopy for Biological and Biomedical Research and Applications, Vienna; 2017-09-13 - 2017-09-15.

  17. P.J. Thurner:
    "Mechanics of Individual Collagen Fibrils - Influence of Disease, Age and Hydration";
    Talk: 1st BioBrillouin Meeting - Conference on Brillouin Light Scattering Microspectroscopy for Biological and Biomedical Research and Applications, Vienna; 2017-09-13 - 2017-09-15.

  18. O.G. Andriotis, L. Kain, C. Thorpe, H.R.C. Screen, P.J. Thurner:
    "Nanoscale and Microscale Mechanics of Equine Tendons";
    Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multiscale Problems in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (MultiBioMe 2017), Wien; 2017-09-11 - 2017-09-13.

  19. C.J. Collins, U. Wolfram, P.K. Zysset, P.J. Thurner:
    "Trabecularization at the Endosteal Surface of the Femoral Midshaft Significantly Effects Fracture Toughness of Human Cortical Bone";
    Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multiscale Problems in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (MultiBioMe 2017), Wien; 2017-09-11 - 2017-09-13.

  20. A. Rohatschek, P. Steinbauer, O.G. Andriotis, C. Dworak, S. Baudis, M. M. Unterlass, P.J. Thurner:
    "Experimental Mechanics of Collagen Molecules";
    Poster: AFM BioMed Conference Krakow 2017, Krakau; 2017-09-05 - 2017-09-08.

  21. P. Mesquida, D. Kohl, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner, M. Duer, S. B. Bansode, G. Schitter:
    "Kelvin-Probe Force Microscopy to Map Glycation of Proteins";
    Talk: AFM BioMed, Krakow, Poland; 2017-09-04 - 2017-09-08.

  22. C.J. Collins, U. Wolfram, P.K. Zysset, P.J. Thurner:
    "Age and Porosity Significantly Effect Fracture Toughness of Cortical Bone in Transverse Crack Growth";
    Poster: 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Sevilla; 2017-07-02 - 2017-07-05.

  23. M. Frank, D. Marx, D. H. Pahr, P.J. Thurner:
    "Tissue Mechanical Properties of Bovine Trabeculae in Tension ar Different in a Dry or Wet Environment";
    Talk: 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Sevilla; 2017-07-02 - 2017-07-05.

  24. J.A. Núñez, A. Goring, N. Ferrara, B.R. Olsen, P.J. Thurner, P. Schneider, C.E. Clarkin:
    "Regional Changes in Cortical Bone Porosity in Mice Lacking Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Revealed by Synchrotron X-ray Tomography";
    Poster: 44th European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Congress, Salzburg; 2017-05-13 - 2017-05-16.

  25. J.A. Núñez, A. Goring, P.J. Thurner, P. Schneider, C.E. Clarkin:
    "Simultaneous visualisation of calcified bone ultrastructure and intracortical vasculature using synchrotron X‐ray phase‐contrast tomography";
    Poster: 44th European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Congress, Salzburg; 2017-05-13 - 2017-05-16.

  26. P.J. Thurner:
    "Bone Microcracks and Diffuse Damage: Imaging, Biomechanics and Clinical Aspects";
    Talk: 44th European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Congress, Salzburg; 2017-05-13 - 2017-05-16.

  27. O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "Collagen Nanoelasticity is Tunable via Osmotic Pressure";
    Talk: ASBMR 38th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; 2016-09-08 - 2016-09-11.

  28. O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "Collagen Fibril Stiffness is Sensitive to Osmotic Stress";
    Talk: 22nd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2016), Lyon; 2016-07-10 - 2016-07-13.

  29. M. Frank, D. Marx, D. H. Pahr, P.J. Thurner:
    "Measurement of the Mechanical Tissue Parameters of Individual Trabeculae in a Physiologic Environment";
    Talk: 22nd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2016), Lyon; 2016-07-10 - 2016-07-13.

  30. V. Nedelkovski, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner:
    "Orientation-Dependent Micromechanical Three-Point Bending Test of Cortical Bone";
    Talk: 22nd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2016), Lyon; 2016-07-10 - 2016-07-13.

  31. T. Jenkins, L.V. Coutts, S. DŽAngelo, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Reference Point Microindentation Supplements Existing Clinical Factors for Improved Fracture Risk Assessment at the Femoral Neck";
    Talk: ASMBR 37th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA; 2015-10-09 - 2015-10-12.

  32. T. Li, T. Jenkins, S.A. Lanham, D. Sreenivasan, J. Fernandez, P.J. Thurner, R.O.C. Oreffo:
    "Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Analysis of Murine Bone Health Following In Utero Vitamin D Deficiency";
    Talk: 4th TERMIS World Congress, Boston, MA; 2015-09-08 - 2015-09-11.

  33. T. Jenkins, L.V. Coutts, O.L. Katsamenis, S. DŽAngelo, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Reference Point micro-Indentation (RPI) Assesses Bone Quality to Supplement Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and Clinical Factors (FRAXź) for Improved Fracture Risk Assessment at the Human Femoral Neck";
    Talk: BRS Annual Meeting 2015, Edinburgh; 2015-09-01 - 2015-09-03.

  34. S. Desissaire, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner:
    "Nanoelasticity and Structure of Collagen Fibrils Highly Influenced by Osmotic Stress";
    Talk: TCES 2 (Annual Meeting of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society), Southampton; 2015-07-19 - 2015-07-21.

  35. T. Li, T. Jenkins, S.A. Lanham, D. Sreenivasan, J. Fernandez, P.J. Thurner, R.O.C. Oreffo:
    "In utero Vitamin D Depletion Reduces Femoral Bone Area and Strength of Offspring at 21 Days of Age";
    Talk: TCES 2 (Annual Meeting of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society), Southampton; 2015-07-19 - 2015-07-21.

  36. P.J. Thurner:
    "Micro- and Nanomechanics from AFM Upwards and Relevant Clinical Studies";
    Talk: ISB 2015 (25th Congress of the International Science of Biomechanics), Glasgow; 2015-07-12 - 2015-07-17.

  37. O.G. Andriotis, S. Desissaire, P.J. Thurner:
    "Osmotic Stress is a Major Contributor to the Function of the Collagen Fibril";
    Poster: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  38. L.V. Coutts, T. Jenkins, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "High Resolution Analysis of Mineral Density and Geometry in Healthy and Fractured Human Femoral Neck Cortical Bone";
    Poster: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  39. T. Jenkins, O.G. Andriotis, O.L. Katsamenis, L.V. Coutts, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Material and Structural Properties Influence Reference Point Microindentation";
    Poster: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  40. T. Jenkins, L.V. Coutts, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Reference Point Microindentation Supplements Clinical Measures to Discriminate Osteoporotic From Non-Fractured Bone";
    Talk: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  41. V. Nedelkovski, O.G. Andriotis, P.J. Thurner:
    "Micromechanical Three-Point-Bending Test of Lamellae in Cortical Bone";
    Talk: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  42. P.J. Thurner, T. Jenkins, O.G. Andriotis, O.L. Katsamenis, L.V. Coutts, T. Li, V. Nedelkovski, D. G. Dunlop, R.O.C. Oreffo, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey:
    "What is the Relevance of Bone Material Properties for Osteoporotic Fractures?";
    Keynote Lecture: 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prag; 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-08.

  43. O.G. Andriotis, M. Vanleene, S. Shefelbine, D.E. Davies, P.H. Howarth, P.J. Thurner:
    "The Very Stiff Collagen Fibril of the oim Mouse Model of Osteogenesis Imperfecta";
    Poster: 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB2014), Boston, MA; 2014-07-06 - 2014-07-11.

  44. L.V. Coutts, T. Jenkins, R.O.C. Oreffo, D. G. Dunlop, C. Cooper, N.C. Harvey, P.J. Thurner:
    "Comparison of Mechanical and Geometrical Properties with Mineral Density in Human Femoral Neck Cortical Bone";
    Poster: 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB2014), Boston, MA; 2014-07-06 - 2014-07-11.

  45. O.L. Katsamenis, L.D. Silverman, N. Bouropoulos, E.S. Sørensen, J.D. Kilburn, P.J. Thurner:
    "Mechanical Interaction between Osteopontin and Hydroxyapatite";
    Talk: 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB2014), Boston, MA; 2014-07-06 - 2014-07-11.

  46. P.J. Thurner, O.L. Katsamenis, S. Nobakhti, T. Jenkins, N.C. Harvey, G. Limbert:
    "Micro- and Nanomechanics of Bone Affect Mechanical Performance and Mechanobiology";
    Talk: 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB2014), Boston, MA; 2014-07-06 - 2014-07-11.

  47. P. Stoodley, A. Rmaile, S. Fabbri, D. Carugo, M. Aspiras, M. de Jager, M. Ward, P.J. Thurner, A.W. Decho, N. Noffke:
    "The Mechanical Properties of Bacterial Biofilms as a Strategy for Survival in Ancient and Modern Environments";
    Talk: Biofilms6, Wien; 2014-05-11 - 2014-05-13.


Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. V. Motsch:
    "Micro- and Nanostructured Surfaces for Studying T Cell Activation";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: G. Schütz, E. Sevcsik, S. Springer, P.J. Thurner; Institut für Angewandte Physik (E134), 2019; oral examination: 2019-06-11.

  2. M. Pastrama:
    "Mechanobiological Origins of Bone Porosity and Elasticity: An Experimental and Computational Multiscale Approach";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: Ch. Hellmich, P.J. Thurner, H. Van Oosterwyck; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2016; oral examination: 2016-11-22.


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. A. Grabos:
    "Effect of anti-resorptive treatments on material properties and damage behavior of individual trabeculae of bone";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, M. Frank, M. Allen; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2019; final examination: 2019-10-24.

  2. O. Kabbani:
    "Quantification of microdamage formation during fatigue testing of individual trabeculae";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, M. Frank; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2019.

  3. J.T. Fischer:
    "Quantification of microdamage formation during fatigue testing of individual trabeculae";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, M. Frank; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, 2018; final examination: 2018-06-21.

  4. J. Scherübl:
    "Nanomechanical-testing of individual of collagen fibrils from an osteogenesis imperfecta mouse model";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, G. Schitter; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, 2018; final examination: 2018-06-21.

  5. N Hennicke:
    "Structural and Mechanical Properties of Collagen During Embryonic Development";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, 2018; final examination: 2018-03-21.

  6. N Amraish:
    "Collagen Fibril Orientation and Modulus Mapping of Osteonal Cortical Human Bone";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, 2018; final examination: 2018-02-27.

  7. M. Kozyrev:
    "Mechanical Testing of Individual Osteoens of Cortical Bone";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, C.J. Collins; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2017; final examination: 2017-09-27.

  8. L. Kain:
    "Structural and Mechanical Evaluation of Collagen Fibils from Equine Tendon: The Effect of Age, Tendon Zone and Type";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2017; final examination: 2017-05-17.

  9. S. Desissaire:
    "The Effect of Osmotic Pressure on the Mechanical and Structural Properties of Individual Collagen Fibrils";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, O.G. Andriotis; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2016.

  10. D. Marx:
    "Entwicklung eines Zugversuchs für die mikromechanische Charakterisierung von Knochen";
    Supervisor: P.J. Thurner, V. Nedelkovski, R. Gottwald; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2015.