Professor David Sonnabend

Professor
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9463 1771
Fax +61 2 9926 6311

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Selected grants

2013

  • Serum microRNA biomarkers of osteoarthritis; Little C, Bateman J, Sonnabend D; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Grant.

2010

  • Novel coatings for orthopaedic application; Zreiqat H, Sonnabend D, Dunstan C; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Support.
  • Cellular mechanisms in chondroid degeneration of tendon; Little C, Sonnabend D, Smith M; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Support.

2009

  • Stem Cell treatment for tendon degeneration; Smith M, Little C, Smith M, Sonnabend D, Appleyard R, Melrose J, Hunyor S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2006

  • Proteoglycan metabolism in tendon degeneration; Little C, Sonnabend D, Appleyard R, Melrose J, Fosang A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2005

  • Pathobiology of the small leucine rich repeat proteoglycans in cartilage, intervertebral disc and tendon degeneration; Melrose J, Little C, Sonnabend D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • The role of aggrecan turnover in tendon pathology.; Little C, Sonnabend D, Smith M, Appleyard R; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Grant.

2004

  • Biomechanical and biochemical mechanisms of tendon homeostasis in normal, pathological and post-operative states.; Little C, Dart A, Sonnabend D, Appleyard R, Smith M; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Grant.

2003

  • Restoration of cartilage by novel gene therapy; Sonnabend D, Roubin R, Ghosh P, MacQuarrie R, Smith S; AusIndustry/Biotechnology Innovation Fund (BIF).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sonnabend, D., Allen, J. (2003). Fractures. In Prosser, Conolly (Eds.), Rehabilitation of the Hand and upper limb, (pp. 251-266). dinburgh: Butterworth Heinemann.

Journals

  • Melrose, J., Smith, M., Smith, S., Ravi, V., Young, A., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Altered stress induced by partial transection of the infraspinatus tendon leads to perlecan (HSPG2) accumulation in an ovine model of tendinopathy. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Ravi, V., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Factors affecting tendinopathogenesis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(9), 23-24. [More Information]
  • Sonnabend, D., Howlett, C., Young, A. (2010). Histological evaluation of repair of the rotator cuff in a primate model. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 92-B (4), 586-594. [More Information]
  • Sonnabend, D., Young, A. (2009). Comparative anatomy of the rotator cuff. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 91(12), 1632-1637. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Sakurai, G., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Stewart, C., Appleyard, R., Peterson, J., Gilles, R., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Modulation of Aggrecan and ADAMTS Expression in Ovine Tendinopathy Induced by Altered Strain. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 58(4), 1055-1066. [More Information]
  • Young, A., McLennan, S., Smith, M., Smith, S., Cake, M., Read, R., Melrose, J., Sonnabend, D., Flannery, C., Little, C. (2006). Proteoglycan 4 downregulation in a sheep meniscectomy model of early osteoarthritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 8(2), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Young, A., Smith, M., Smith, S., Burkhardt, D., Cake, M., Melrose, J., Read, R., Ghosh, P., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2005). Metabolism of Small Leucine-Rich Proteoglycans in an Ovine Model of Osteoarthritis. 51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 30, 1057-1057.
  • Young, A., Smith, M., Smith, S., Cake, M., Ghosh, P., Read, R., Melrose, J., Sonnabend, D., Roughley, P., Little, C. (2005). Regional assessment of articular cartilage gene expression and small proteoglycan metabolism in an animal model of osteoarthritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 7(4), R852-61. [More Information]
  • Peckett, W., Gunther, S., Harper, G., Hughes, J., Sonnabend, D. (2004). Internal Fixation Of Symptomatic Os Acromiale: A Series Of Twenty-Six Cases. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 13(4), 381-385.
  • Parsons, I., Sonnabend, D. (2004). What Is The Role Of Joint Replacement Surgery. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 18(4), 557-572. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Allen, C., Sonnabend, D., Goldberg, J., Walsh, W. (2003). Mechanical Properties of the rotator cuff: response to cyclic loading at varying abduction angles. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, 11(6), 389-392.
  • Golberg, J., Bruce, W., Walsh, W., Sonnabend, D. (2003). Role of community diagnostic ultrasound examination in the diagnosis of full-thickness rotator cuff tears. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 73(10), 797-799.
  • Peckett, W., Sonnabend, D. (2003). Shoulder pain in a middle-aged patient. Medicine Today, 4(1), 66-67.
  • Watson, E., Sonnabend, D. (2002). Outcome of rotator cuff repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 11(3), 201-211.
  • Sonnabend, D., Fullilove, S., Walsh, W. (2002). Role of Cement in Glenoid Replacement. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 3(3), 180-194.
  • Sonnabend, D., Watson, E. (2002). Structural factors affecting the outcome of rotator cuff repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 11(3), 212-218.

Conferences

  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Spacio-temporal changes in pathology and proteoglycan gene expression in shoulder tendons induced by overstress or stress deprivation. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Temporal change in proteoglycan gene expression and histopathology induced in sheep shoulder tendons by altered stress in vivo. Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress on Osteoarthritis OARSI 2008, United States: Osteoarthritis Research Society International.
  • Smith, M., Sakurai, A., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2006). Altered aggrecan and ADAMTS expression in overload-induced tendon pathology. 49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, United states: Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Young, A., McLennan, S., Smith, S., Smith, M., Melrose, J., Cake, M., Flannery, C., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2006). Changes in expression and immunolcalization of proteoglycan 4 / lubricin in cartilage in an ovine model of early osteoarthritis. 49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, United states: Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Downes, A., Cathers, I., Ginn, K., Sonnabend, D. (2006). Muscle activity patterns in patients with rotator cuff tear and matched controls during functional shoulder movement - an electromyographic study. University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.

2013

  • Melrose, J., Smith, M., Smith, S., Ravi, V., Young, A., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Altered stress induced by partial transection of the infraspinatus tendon leads to perlecan (HSPG2) accumulation in an ovine model of tendinopathy. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Ravi, V., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Factors affecting tendinopathogenesis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(9), 23-24. [More Information]

2010

  • Sonnabend, D., Howlett, C., Young, A. (2010). Histological evaluation of repair of the rotator cuff in a primate model. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 92-B (4), 586-594. [More Information]

2009

  • Sonnabend, D., Young, A. (2009). Comparative anatomy of the rotator cuff. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 91(12), 1632-1637. [More Information]

2008

  • Smith, M., Sakurai, G., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Stewart, C., Appleyard, R., Peterson, J., Gilles, R., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Modulation of Aggrecan and ADAMTS Expression in Ovine Tendinopathy Induced by Altered Strain. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 58(4), 1055-1066. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Spacio-temporal changes in pathology and proteoglycan gene expression in shoulder tendons induced by overstress or stress deprivation. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Temporal change in proteoglycan gene expression and histopathology induced in sheep shoulder tendons by altered stress in vivo. Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress on Osteoarthritis OARSI 2008, United States: Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

2006

  • Smith, M., Sakurai, A., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2006). Altered aggrecan and ADAMTS expression in overload-induced tendon pathology. 49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, United states: Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Young, A., McLennan, S., Smith, S., Smith, M., Melrose, J., Cake, M., Flannery, C., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2006). Changes in expression and immunolcalization of proteoglycan 4 / lubricin in cartilage in an ovine model of early osteoarthritis. 49th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, United states: Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Downes, A., Cathers, I., Ginn, K., Sonnabend, D. (2006). Muscle activity patterns in patients with rotator cuff tear and matched controls during functional shoulder movement - an electromyographic study. University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Young, A., McLennan, S., Smith, M., Smith, S., Cake, M., Read, R., Melrose, J., Sonnabend, D., Flannery, C., Little, C. (2006). Proteoglycan 4 downregulation in a sheep meniscectomy model of early osteoarthritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 8(2), 1-6. [More Information]

2005

  • Young, A., Smith, M., Smith, S., Burkhardt, D., Cake, M., Melrose, J., Read, R., Ghosh, P., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2005). Metabolism of Small Leucine-Rich Proteoglycans in an Ovine Model of Osteoarthritis. 51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 30, 1057-1057.
  • Young, A., Smith, M., Smith, S., Cake, M., Ghosh, P., Read, R., Melrose, J., Sonnabend, D., Roughley, P., Little, C. (2005). Regional assessment of articular cartilage gene expression and small proteoglycan metabolism in an animal model of osteoarthritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 7(4), R852-61. [More Information]

2004

  • Peckett, W., Gunther, S., Harper, G., Hughes, J., Sonnabend, D. (2004). Internal Fixation Of Symptomatic Os Acromiale: A Series Of Twenty-Six Cases. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 13(4), 381-385.
  • Parsons, I., Sonnabend, D. (2004). What Is The Role Of Joint Replacement Surgery. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 18(4), 557-572. [More Information]

2003

  • Sonnabend, D., Allen, J. (2003). Fractures. In Prosser, Conolly (Eds.), Rehabilitation of the Hand and upper limb, (pp. 251-266). dinburgh: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Nightingale, E., Allen, C., Sonnabend, D., Goldberg, J., Walsh, W. (2003). Mechanical Properties of the rotator cuff: response to cyclic loading at varying abduction angles. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, 11(6), 389-392.
  • Golberg, J., Bruce, W., Walsh, W., Sonnabend, D. (2003). Role of community diagnostic ultrasound examination in the diagnosis of full-thickness rotator cuff tears. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 73(10), 797-799.
  • Peckett, W., Sonnabend, D. (2003). Shoulder pain in a middle-aged patient. Medicine Today, 4(1), 66-67.

2002

  • Watson, E., Sonnabend, D. (2002). Outcome of rotator cuff repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 11(3), 201-211.
  • Sonnabend, D., Fullilove, S., Walsh, W. (2002). Role of Cement in Glenoid Replacement. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 3(3), 180-194.
  • Sonnabend, D., Watson, E. (2002). Structural factors affecting the outcome of rotator cuff repair. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 11(3), 212-218.

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