Soslowsky Laboratory

Michael DiStefano

Graduate Student in Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania


Staten Island, New York


B.S. Biomedical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering, 2020, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Areas of Interest

  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Tendon Injury Repair and Rehabilitation

Conference Abstracts and Presentations

  1. Mancuso ME, DiStefano MS, Troy KL. Simulation of Strain-Driven Trabecular Bone Adaptation to Compressive Forearm Loading in Humans. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Conference, 2021.
  2. Mancuso ME, DiStefano MS, Troy KL. Bone Strain Distribution, Not Magnitude, is Affected by Execution of a Forearm Loading Task [Podium Presentation]. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference, 2020.


Michael joined the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory in the summer of 2020 and is currently working towards the completion of his doctoral studies in the Department of Bioengineering. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exercising, watching sports, traveling, and learning to master the Italian language.

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