Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Faculty

Louis J. Soslowsky

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Fairhill Professor
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
424 Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6081
Office: 215-898-8653
Fax: 215-573-2133
Education:
Diploma
East Brunswick High School , 1982.
B.S. (Engineering Mechanics)
Columbia University, 1986.
M.S. (Engineering Mechanics)
Columbia University, 1987.
M.Phil
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

Freedman BR, Gordon JA, Bhatt PB, Pardes AM, Thomas SJ,2, Sarver JJ, Riggin CN, Tucker JJ, Williams AW, Zanes RC, Hast MW, Farber DC, Silbernagel KG, Soslowsky LJ1. : Nonsurgical treatment and early return to activity leads to improved Achilles tendon fatigue mechanics and functional outcomes during early healing in an animal model. J Ortho Res 2016, Accepted Notes: NIHMS781647.

Connizzo, B.K., Adams, SM, Adams, T., Birk, D.E., Soslowsky, L.J: Collagen V Expression is Crucial in Regional Development of the Supraspinatus Tendon. J Orthop Res 2016, Accepted.

Marinovich, R., Soenjaya, Y., Wallace, G.Q., Zuskov, A., Dunkman, A., Foster, B.L., Ao, M., Bartman, K., Lam, V., Rizkalla, A., Beier, F., Somerman, M.J., Holdsworth, D.W., Soslowsky, L.J., Lagugné-Labarthet, F., Goldberg, H.A.: The role of bone sialoprotein in the tendon-bone insertion. Matrix biology 53-54: 325-38, 2016.

Connizzo, B.K., Adams, S.M., Adams, T.H., Jawad, A.F., Birk, D.E., Soslowsky, L.J.: Multiscale Regression Modeling in Mouse Supraspinatus Tendons Reveals That Dynamic Processes Act as Mediators in Structure-Function Relationships. J of Biomechanics 49(9), 2016.

Reuther Katherine E, Tucker Jennica J, Thomas Stephen J, Vafa Rameen P, Liu Stephen S, Gordon Joshua A, Caro Adam C, Yannascoli Sarah M, Kuntz Andrew F, Soslowsky Louis J: Effect of scapular dyskinesis on supraspinatus repair healing in a rat model. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.] Mar 2015.

Rooney SI, Loro E, Sarver JJ, Peltz CD, Hast MW, Tseng WJ, Kuntz AF, Liu XS, Khurana TS, Soslowsky LJ: Exercise protocol induces muscle, tendon, and bone adaptations in the rat shoulder. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 4(4): 413-9, 2015.

Ahmadzadeh H, Freedman BR, Connizzo BK, Soslowsky LJ, Shenoy VB: Micromechanical poroelastic finite element and shear-lag models of tendon predict large strain dependent Poisson's ratios and fluid expulsion under tensile loading. Acta Biomater 22: 83-91, 2015.

Rooney SI, Tobias JW, Bhatt PR, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ: Genetic Response of Rat Supraspinatus Tendon and Muscle to Exercise. PLoS One 10(10), 2015.

Mienaltowski MJ, Dunkman AA, Buckley MR, Beason DP, Adams SM, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ: The injury response of geriatric mouse patellar tendons. J Orthop Res 2015.

Andarawis-Puri N, Flatow E L, Soslowsky L J: Tendon basic science: Development, repair, regeneration and healing. J Orthop Res 33: 780-4, 2015.

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Last updated: 06/21/2016
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