Louis J. Soslowsky

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Fairhill Professor
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
G13A Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6081
Office: 215-898-8653
Fax: 215-573-2133
East Brunswick High School , 1982.
B.S. (Engineering Mechanics)
Columbia University, 1986.
M.S. (Engineering Mechanics)
Columbia University, 1987.
Columbia University, 1989.
Ph.D. (Engineering Mech./Biomechanics, Mentor: Van C. Mow)
Columbia University, 1991.
Cert. (Academic Medicine Leadership Program)
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

orthopaedic research, orthopaedic biomechanics and tissue engineering, tendons and ligaments, shoulder and elbow

Selected Publications

Sierra LJ, Brown AG, Barilá GO, Anton L, Barnum CE, Shetye SS, Soslowsky LJ, Elovitz MA: Colonization of the cervicovaginal space with Gardnerella vaginalis leads to local inflammation and cervical remodeling in pregnant mice. PLoS One 2018.

Huegel J, Choi DS, Nuss CA, Minnig MCC, Tucker JJ, Kuntz AF, Waldorff EI, Zhang N, Ryaby JT, Soslowsky LJ: Effects of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy at different frequencies and durations on rotator cuff tendon-to-bone healing in a rat model. J Shoulder Elbow Surg Page: 553-60 2018.

Beach ZM, Tucker JJ, Thomas SJ, Reuther KE, Gray CF, Lee CS, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ: Biceps tenotomy in the presence of a supraspinatus tear alters the adjacent intact tendons and glenoid cartilage. J Biomech 63: 151-7, 2017.

Patel S, Caldwell JM, Doty SB, Levine WN, Rodeo S, Soslowsky LJ, Thomopoulos S, Lu HH: Integrating soft and hard tissues via interface tissue engineering. J Orthop Res 2017.

Taylor B, Cheema A, Soslowsky L: Tendon Pathology in Hypercholesterolemia and Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2017.

Freedman BR, Salka NS, Morris TR, Bhatt PR, Pardes AM, Gordon JA, Nuss CA, Riggin CN, Fryhofer GW, Farber DC, Soslowsky L: Temporal Healing of Achilles Tendons After Injury in Rodents Depends on Surgical Treatment and Activity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg Page: 635-47, 2017.

Pardes AM, Beach ZM, Raja H, Rodriguez AB, Freedman BR, Soslowsky LJ: Aging leads to inferior Achilles tendon mechanics and altered ankle function in rodents. J Biomech Page: 30-8, 2017.

Nuss CA, Huegel J, Boorman-Padgett JF, Choi DS, Weiss SN, Vournakis J, Soslowsky LJ: Poly-N-Acetyl Glucosamine (sNAG) Enhances Early Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing in a Rat Model. Ann Biomed Eng. Page: 2826-36 2017.

Freedman BR, Fryhofer GW, Salka NS, Raja HA, Hillin CD, Nuss CA, Farber DC, Soslowsky LJ: Mechanical, histological, and functional properties remain inferior in conservatively treated Achilles tendons in rodents: Long term evaluation. J Biomech 56: 55-60, 2017.

Rooney SI, Torino DJ, Baskin R, Vafa RP, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ: Rat Supraspinatus Tendon Responds Acutely and Chronically to Exercise. J Appl Physiol Page: 757-63, 2017.

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