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Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D.

Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D.

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Fairhill Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
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
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

Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Gray CF, Rooney SI, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ.: Disruption of the anterior-posterior rotator cuff force balance alters joint function and leads to joint damage in a rat model. J Orthop Res 32(5): 638-44, 2014.

Buckley MR, Evans EB, Matuszewski PE, Chen YL, Satchel LN, Elliott DM, Soslowsky LJ, Dodge GR.: Distributions of types I, II and III collagen by region in the human supraspinatus tendon. Connect Tissue Res 54(6): 374-9, 2013.

Ahmadzadeh, H., Connizzo, B.K., Freedman, B.R., Soslowsky, L.J., Shenoy, V.B.: Determining the Contribution of Glycosaminoglycans to Tendon Mechanical Properties with a Modified Shear-Lag Model. J Biomech 2013.

Beason, DP, Hsu, J.E., Marshall, S.M., McDaniel, A.L., Temel, R.E., Abboud, J.A., Soslowsky, L.J.: Hypercholesterolemia Increases Supraspinatus Tendon Stiffness and Elastic Modulus Across Multiple Species. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22(5): 681-6, 2013.

Buckley, M.R., Huffman, G.,R., Iozzo, R.V., Birk, D.E., Soslowsky, L.J.: The Location-Specific Role of Proteoglycans in the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Tendon. Connective Tissue Research 54(6): 367-73, 2013.

Connizzo, B.K., Yannascoli, S.M, Soslowsky, L.J.: Structure–function relationships of postnatal tendon development: A parallel to healing Matrix Biol 32(2): 106-16, 2013.

Buckley, M.R., Sarver, J.J., Freedman, B.R., Soslowsky, L.J: The Dynamics of Collagen Uncrimping and Lateral Contraction in Tendon and the Effect of Ionic Concentration. J Biomech 46(13): 2242-9, 2013.

Buckley MR, Dunkman AA, Reuther KE, Kumar A, Pathmanathan L, Beason DP, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ: Validation of a Damage Model for Aging and In Vivo Injury of the Murine Patellar Tendon. J of Biomech Eng 135(041005-1), 2013.

Reuther, KE, Thomas, SJ, Sarver, JJ, Tucker, JJ, Lee, CS, Gray, CF, Glaser, DL, Soslowsky, LJ : Effect of Return to Overuse Activity Following an Isolated Supraspinatus Tendon Tear On Adjacent Intact Tendons and Glenoid Cartilage in a Rat Model. J Orthop Res 31(5): 710-5, 2013.

Dunkman AA, Buckley MR, Mienaltowski MJ, Adams S, Thomas SJ, Satchell L, Kumar A, Pathmanathan L, Beason DP, Iozzo RV, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ: Decorin Expression Is Important for Age-Related Changes in Tendon Structure and Mechanical Properties. Matrix Biol 32(1): 3-13, 2013.

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Last updated: 05/22/2014
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