Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D.

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Fairhill Professor
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
307A Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6081
Office: 215-898-8654
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

Fung AK, Li Y, Wang J, Leahy TP, Shetye S, Liu XS, Soslowsky LJ: Long-Term effects of reproduction and lactation on the rat supraspinatus tendon and proximal humerus. J Biomech Eng 146(6): 060905, Jun 2024.

Carlson JA, Shetye SS, Sun M, Weiss SN, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ: Collagen V haploinsufficiency in female murine patellar tendons results in altered matrix engagement and cellular density, demonstrating decreased healing. J Orthop Res 42(5): 950-60, May 2024.

Beach ZM, Nuss CA, Weiss SN, Soslowsky LJ: Neonatal Achilles Tendon Microstructure is Negatively Impacted by Decorin and Biglycan Knockdown After Injury and During Development. Ann Biomed Eng 52(3): 657-70, Mar 2024.

Darrieutort-Laffite C, Blanchard F, Soslowsky LJ, Le Goff B: Biology and physiology of tendon healing. Joint Bone Spine 91(5): 105696, Feb 2024.

Newton JB, Nuss CA, Weiss SN, Betts RL, Soslowsky LJ: Novel application of in vivo microdialysis in a rat achilles tendon acute injury model. J Appl Physiol (1985) 136(1): 43-52, Jan 2024.

Beach ZM, Nuss CA, Weiss SN, Soslowsky LJ: Neonatal achilles tendon microstructure is negatively impacted by decorin and biglycan knockdown after injury and during development. Ann Biomed Eng Dec 2023.

Carlson JA, Shetye SS, Sun M, Weiss SN, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ: Collagen V haploinsufficiency in female murine patellar tendons results in altered matrix engagement and cellular density, demonstrating decreased healing. J Orthop Res Nov 2023.

Dyment NA, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ: Special issue: Guiding the future of tendon research. J Orthop Res Page: 2081, Oct 2023.

Leahy TP, Fung AK, Weiss SN, Dyment NA, Soslowsky LJ: Investigating the temporal roles of decorin and biglycan in tendon healing. J Orthop Res Page: 2238-49, Oct 2023.

Little D, Amadio PC, Awad HA, Cone SG, Dyment NA, Fisher MB, Huang AH, Koch DW, Kuntz AF, Madi R, McGilvray K, Schnabel LV, Shetye SS, Thomopoulos S, Zhao C, Soslowsky LJ: Preclinical tendon and ligament models: Beyond the 3Rs (replacement, reduction, and refinement) to 5W1H (why, who, what, where, when, how). J Orthop Res Page: 2133-62, Oct 2023.

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