Louis J. Soslowsky

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Fairhill Professor
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
307A 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

Zuskov A, Freedman BR, Gordon JA, Sarver JJ, Buckley MR, Soslowsky LJ: Tendon Biomechanics and Crimp Properties Following Fatigue Loading Are Influenced by Tendon Type and Age in Mice. J Orthop Res 38(1): 36-42, 2020.

Huegel J, Boorman-Padgett JF, Nuss CA, Raja HA, Chan PY, Kuntz AF, Waldorff EI, Zhang N, Ryaby JT, Soslowsky LJ.: Effects of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy on Rat Achilles Tendon Healing. J Orthop Res 38(1): 70-81, 2020.

Riggin CN, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Soslowsky LJ. : Ultrasound Evaluation of Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-Induced Changes in Vascular Response Following Tendon Injury. Ultrasound Med Biol 45(7): 1841-49, 2019.

Huegel J, Boorman-Padgett JF, Nuss CA, Minnig MCC, Chan PY, Kuntz AF, Waldorff EI, Zhang N, Ryaby JT, Soslowsky LJ: Quantitative comparison of three rat models of Achilles tendon injury: A multidisciplinary approach. J Biomech 9(88), 2019.

Riggin CN, Chen M, Gordon JA, Schultz SM, Soslowsky LJ, Khoury V: Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling of the Healthy Rat Supraspinatus Tendon Elicits Early Healing Without Causing Permanent Damage. J Orthop Res 37(9): 2035-42, 2019.

Freedman BR, Rodriguez AB, Hillin CD, Weiss SN, Han B, Han L, Soslowsky LJ: Tendon healing affects the multiscale mechanical, structural and compositional response of tendon to quasi-static tensile loading. J R Soc Interface 15(139), 2018.

Huegel J, Choi DS, Nuss CA, Minnig MCC, Tucker JJ, Kuntz AF, Waldorff EI, Zhang N, Ryaby JT, Soslowsky LJ: Effects of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy at different frequencies and durations on rotator cuff tendon-to-bone healing in a rat model. J Shoulder Elbow Surg Page: 553-60 2018.

Sierra LJ, Brown AG, Barilá GO, Anton L, Barnum CE, Shetye SS, Soslowsky LJ, Elovitz MA: Colonization of the cervicovaginal space with Gardnerella vaginalis leads to local inflammation and cervical remodeling in pregnant mice. PLoS One 2018.

Zhang K, Hast MW, Izumi S, Usami Y, Shetye S, Akabudike N, Philp NJ, Iwamoto M, Nissim I, Soslowsky LJ, Enomoto-Iwamoto M: Modulating Glucose Metabolism and Lactate Synthesis in Injured Mouse Tendons: Treatment With Dichloroacetate, a Lactate Synthesis Inhibitor, Improves Tendon Healing. Am J Sports Med 46(9): 2222-31, 2018.

Freedman BR, Rodriguez AB, Leiphart RJ, Newton JB, Ban E, Sarver JJ, Mauck RL, Shenoy VB, Soslowsky LJ: Dynamic Loading and Tendon Healing Affect Multiscale Tendon Properties and ECM Stress Transmission. Sci Rep 8(1): 10854, 2018.

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