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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
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

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

Seto SP, Parks AN, Qiu Y, Soslowsky LJ, Karas S, Platt MO, Temenoff JS: Cathepsins in Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Identification in Human Chronic Tears and Temporal Induction in a Rat Model. Ann Biomed Eng 2015, In press Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Freedman BR, Zuskov A, Sarver JJ, Buckley MR, Soslowsky LJ: Evaluating changes in tendon crimp with fatigue loading as an ex vivo structural assessment of tendon damage. J Orthop Res 2015, In press.

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.

Sun M, Connizzo BK, Adams SM, Freedman BR, Wenstrup RJ, Soslowsky LJ, Birk DE: Targeted Deletion of Collagen V in Tendons and Ligaments Results in a Classic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Joint Phenotype. Am J Pathol In press, 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Dunkman, A., Buckley, M.R., Mienaltowski, M.J., Adams, S.M., Thomas, S.J., Satchell, L., Kumar, A., Pathmanathan, L., Beason, D.P., Iozzo, R.V., Birk, D.E., Soslowsky, L.J.: The Tendon Injury Response Is Influenced by Decorin and Biglycan. Ann Biomed Eng 42(3): 619-30, 2014.

Thomas SJ, Sarver JJ, Yannascoli SM, Tucker JJ, Kelly JD 4th, Ahima RS, Barbe MF, Soslowsky LJ.: Effect of isolated hyperglycemia on native mechanical and biologic shoulder joint properties in a rat model. J Orthop Res 32(11): 1464-70, 2014.

Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Tucker JJ, Yannascoli SM, Caro AC, Vafa RP, Liu SS, Gordon JA, Bhatt PR, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ: Scapular Dyskinesis is Detrimental to Shoulder Tendon Properties and Joint Mechanics in a Rat Model. J Orthop Res 32(11): 1436-43, 2014.

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.

Beason, D.P.; Tucker, J.J.; Edelstein, L.; Lee, C.S.; Abboud, J.A.; Soslowsky, L.J.: Rat Rotator Cuff Tendon-to-Bone Healing Properties are Adversely Affected by Hypercholesterolemia. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23(6): 867-72, 2014.

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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