Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Soslowsky Laboratory

Andrey Zuskov

Andrey Zuskov

Research Specialist
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown:East Brunswick, New Jersey

M.S. Developmental Biology, 2009, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
B.A. Biology, 2008, New York University

Areas of Special Interest:
Everything Orthopaedic Surgery


Thanawala SU, Rister J, Goldberg GW, Zuskov A, Olesnicky EC, Flowers JM, Jukam D, Purugganan MD, Gavis ER, Desplan C, Johnston RJ Jr. Regional Modulation of a Stochastically Expressed Factor Determines Photoreceptor Subtypes in the Drosophila Retina. Developmental Cell. 2013 Apr; 25(1): 93-105.

Alaia MJ, Zuskov A, Davidovitch RI. Contralateral Deep Venous Thrombosis After Hip Arthroscopy. Orthopedics. 2011 Oct; 34(10): 674-677.

Conference Abstracts:

Zuskov A, Dunkman AA, Soenjaya Y, Freedman BR, Soslowsky LJ, Goldberg HA. Alterations in the Mechanical Properties of Patellar Tendons in Bone Sialoprotein-Null Mice. Orthopaedic Research Society Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2014 (Poster Presentation)

Freedman BR, Zuskov A, Sarver JJ, Buckley MR, Kumar A, Soslowsky LJ. Evaluating changes in tendon crimp with fatigue loading as an ex vivo structural assessment of tendon damage. Orthopaedic Research Society Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2014 (Podium Presentation)

Honors and Awards:
Howard Hughes Honors Summer Research Institute Fellowship: Summer 2007

Winning Poster at Program-ending Symposium for HHMI Fellows: Summer 2007

Dean's Undergraduate Research Fund Grant: Summer 2007

Recipient of the Rudin Research Fellowship: Fall 2007.

Chosen as one of eight students to attend the New York State undergraduate research conference in Albany, NY to represent New York University: Spring 2008

Andrey joined the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory in the spring of 2013. He enjoys long distance bike rides, flying, traveling and watching Roger Federer play tennis.