Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Soslowsky Laboratory

Katie Reuther

Katie Reuther

Graduate Student in Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Toms River, New Jersey

Education: B.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2009, The College of New Jersey

Publications:
Thomas SJ, Reuther KE, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Yannascoli SM, Caro AC, Voleti PB, Rooney SI, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Biceps Detachment Decreases Joint Damage in a Rotator Cuff Tear Rat Model. Clin Orthop Rel Res, 2013 December; E-pub ahead of print.

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, 2013 May;31(5):710-5.

Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Lee CS, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Glenoid Cartilage Mechanical Properties Decrease after Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears in a Rat Model. J Orthop Res, 2012 Sep; 30 (9):1435-9.

Hsu JE, Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Lee CS, Sarver JJ, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Restoring the Balance of Anterior-Posterior Rotator Cuff Forces Improves Shoulder Function in a Rat Model of Chronic Massive Tears. J Orthop Res, 2011 Jul; 29 (7):1028-33.

Abstracts and Presentations:
Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Gray CF, Evans EB, Ilkhani-Pour S, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Returning to Overuse Activity Following a Combined Supraspinatus and Infraspinatus Tear Leads to Shoulder Joint Damage. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Sun River, Oregon, 2013 (podium presentation)

Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Satchell LN, Soslowsky LJ. Biceps Mechical Properties Are Not Altered in the Presence of Asymptomatic Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2013, Paper No. 0103 (podium presentation)

Reuther KE, Feeney E, Tucker JJ, Voleti PB, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Supraspinatus and Infraspinatus Rotator Cuff Repair Prevents Mechanical Damage to the Intact Subscapularis Tendon in a Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2013, Paper No. 1106 (poster presentation)

Thomas SJ, Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Tucker J, Satchell L, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Biceps Detachment Worsens Shoulder Function in a Multi-tendon Tear Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2013, Paper No. 1105 (poster presentation)

Thomas SJ, Sarver JJ, Reuther KE, Tucker JJ, Edelstein L, Ilkhani-Pour S, Gray C, Lee CS, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. The Effect of Return to Overuse Activity after Rotator Cuff Tears on Joint Function and Biceps Mechanical Properties in a Rat Model. American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists Annual Meeting, Sea Island,Georgia, 2012 (podium presentation)

Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Sarver JJ, Tucker JJ, Lee CS, Gray CF, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Massive Cuff Tears Alter Joint Function and Decrease Cartilage Mechanics Following a Return to Overuse Activity in a Rat Model. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Farjardo, Puerto Rico, USA, 2012 (submitted)

Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Thomas SJ, Stephen Thomas, Lee CS, Gray CF, Tucker JJ, 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. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Francisco, California, Paper No. 1224, 2012 (poster presentation)

Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Gray CF, Lee CS, Dourte LM, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Glenoid Cartilage Mechanical Properties Decrease after Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears in a Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Francisco, California, Paper No. 0815, 2012 (poster presentation)

Gray CF, Reuther KE, Hsu JE, Lee CS, Sarver JJ, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Restoration of Anterior-Posterior Rotator Cuff Force Balance Alters Glenoid Properties in a Chronic Cuff Tear Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, San Francsco, California, Paper No. 1240, 2012 (poster presentation)

Hsu JE, Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Lee CS, Thomas SJ, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Partial Repair of Chronic Massive Rotator Cuff Tears Improves Shoulder Function in a Rat Model. AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, Paper No. 073, 2012 (podium presentation)

Thomas SJ, Sarver JJ, Tucker J, Reuther KE, Edelstein L, Illkhani-Pour S, Gray C, Lee CS, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. The Effect of Return to Overuse Activity After Supraspinatus Tear on Joint Function and Biceps Mechanical Properties in a Rat Model. ASME Summer Bioengineering, Farmington, PA, Paper No. 53660, 2011 (podium presentation)

Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Trasolini NA, Thomas SJ, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Lee CS, Glaser D L, Soslowsky LJ. Glenoid Cartilage Thickness Decreases after Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears in a Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Long Beach, California, Paper No. 0209, 2011 (podium presentation)

Hsu JE, Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Lee CS, Thomas SJ, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Restoration of Anterior-Posterior Rotator Cuff Force Balance Improves Shoulder Function in a Rat Model of Chronic Massive Tears. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Long Beach, California, Paper No. 0012, 2011 (podium presentation)

Nicholson KJ, Dunk NM, Guarino BB, Reuther KE, Winkelstein BA. Functional Assessment & Widespread Spinal Glial Activation in Two Cervical Injury Models of Persistent Pain. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Long Beach, California, Paper No. 0638, 2011 (poster presentation)

Rotella MF, Reuther KE, Hofmann CL, Hage EB, BuSha BF. An Orthotic Assistive Exoskeleton for Actuated Pinch and Grasp. IEEE 35th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Boston, MA, 2009 (poster presentation)

Rotella MF, Reuther KE, Hofmann CL, Hage EB, BuSha BF. An Orthotic Hand-assistive Exoskeleton for Actuated Pinch and Grasp. New Jersey Biomedical Engineering Showcase. Newark, NJ, 2009 (poster presentation)

Book Chapters:
Reuther KE, Gray CF, Soslowsky LJ. Orthopaedic Basic Science, Form and Function of Tendon and Ligament (accepted)

Katie joined the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory in the winter of 2009. One of her favorite hobbies is playing sports including field hockey, lacrosse, and basketball. She also enjoys running, going to the beach, reading, and kayaking.