Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Mauck Laboratory

Beth Ashinsky

Beth Ashinsky

Visiting Graduate Student
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Chappaqua, NY

Education: M.D. Candidate, Drexel University College of Medicine
B.A., Carleton College, 2013

Areas of Special Interest: Beth's research interests include intervertebral disc tissue engineering and translational therapeutic strategies. Outside of the lab, Beth can be found competing in triathlons. She is also moderately obsessed with Cavalier King Charles Spaniels!

Publications:
B.G. Ashinsky
, K.W. Fishbein, E. Carter, P.C. Lin, N. Pleshko, C. Raggio, R.G. Spencer. "Multiparametric Classification of Skin from Patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta by Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Microimaging", PLoS One 2016, In press.

S.E. Gullbrand, B.G. Ashinsky, J.T. Martin, S. Pickup, L.J. Smith, R.L. Mauck, H.E. Smith. "Correlations between quantitative T2 and T1ρ MRI parameters and mechanics and biochemical content in a rabbit intervertebral disc degeneration model", Journal of Orthopedic Research 2016, In press, doi: 10.1002/jor.23269

B.G. Ashinsky, C.E. Coletta, M. Bouhrara, V.A. Lukas, J.M. Boyle, D.A. Reiter, C.P Neu, I.G. Goldberg, R.G. Spencer. "Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Classification of Magnetic Resonance Images of OARSI-Scored Human Articular Cartilage", Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2015;(10):1704-12.

B.G. Ashinsky and R.G. Spencer: " Uni- and Multi-Parametric Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Cartilage", Biophysics and Biochemistry of Cartilage by NMR and MRI, The Royal Society of Chemistry 2017 (Textbook chapter).

B.G. Ashinsky, M. Bouhrara, J.M. Bonny, B. Lehallier, K.L Urish, R.G. Spencer. "Predicting early symptomatic osteoarthritis in the human knee using machine learning classification of magnetic resonance images from the Osteoarthritis Initiative", (Manuscript under review).

M. Bouhrara, B.G. Ashinsky, J.M Bonny, R.G. Spencer: "The NESMA Filter: Nonlocal Estimation of Multispectral Magnitudes for Noise Reduction in Magnetic Resonance Images", (Manuscript under review).

Abstracts:
S.E. Gullbrand, B.G. Ashinsky, J.T. Martin, S. Pickup, L.J. Smith, R.L. Mauck, H.E. Smith: "Correlation of Quantitative T2 and T1ρ MRI Parameters with Mechanics and Biochemical Content in a Rabbit", Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, (Podium presentation).

J.T. Martin, S.E. Gullbrand, B.G. Ashinsky, D.H. Kim, K. Ikuta, L.J. Smith, D.M. Elliott, R.L. Mauck, H.E. Smith: "Intervertebral disc degeneration model optimization of in vitro pre-culture conditions to maximize in vivo performance of engineered intervertebral discs", Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

B.G. Ashinsky, M. Bouhrara, K. Urish, I. Goldberg, R. Spencer. "Predicting Early Osteoarthritis in the Human Knee: Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Classification of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data", Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2015 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

V.A. Lukas, B.G. Ashinsky, C. Coletta, J.M. Boyle, M. Bouhrara, D.A. Reiter, C.P. Neu, I.G. Goldberg, R.G. Spencer. "Pattern Recognition Classification of Weighted MR Images of OARSI Scored Human Articular Cartilage at 3T", The International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2014 Annual Meeting, Milano, Italy.

E. Makareeva, L. Mirigian, B.G. Ashinsky, S. Leikin. "ER Stress Response to Type I Procollagen Misfolding in Osteogenesis Imperfecta", The American Society for Cell Biology, 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.