Soslowsky Laboratory

Stephanie Weiss

Stephanie Weiss

Research Specialist

University of Pennsylvania

Hometown

Oley, Pennsylvania

Education

BS, Small Animal Science, 2011, Delaware Valley College

Publications

  1. Cheema AN, Newton JB, Boorman-Padgett JF, Weiss SN, Nuss CA, Gittings DJ, Farber DC, Soslowsky LJ. "Nicotine Impairs Intra‐Substance Tendon Healing After Full Thickness Injury in a Rat Model." J Orthop Res. 2018 Oct.
  2. 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.” Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2018 Feb
  3. Nuss CA, Huegel J, Boorman-Padgett JF, Choi DS, Weiss SN, Vournakis J, Soslowsky LJ. “Poly-N-Acetyl Glucosamine (sNAG) Enhances Early Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing in a Rat Model.” Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2017 Dec
  4. Robinson KA, Sun M, Barnum CE, Weiss SN, Huegel J, Shetye SS, Lin L, Saez D, Adams SM, Iozzo RV, Soslowsky LJ, Birk DE. “Decorin and biglycan are necessary for maintaining collagen fibril structure, fiber realignment, and mechanical properties of mature tendons.” Matrix Biology. 2017 Dec
  5. Barnum CE, Fey JL, Weiss SN, Barila G, Brown AG, Connizzo BK, Shetye SS, Elovitz MA, Soslowsky LJ. “Tensile Mechanical Properties and Dynamic Collagen Fiber Re-Alignment of the Murine Cervix are Dramatically Altered Throughout Pregnancy.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 2017 Jun
  6. Fryhofer GW, Freedman BR, Hillin CH, Salka NS, Pardes AM, Weiss SN, Farber DC, Soslowsky LJ. Post-Injury Biomechanics of Achilles Tendon Vary By Sex and Hormone Status. J Applied Physiology, October 2016.

Conference Abstracts

  1. Beach ZM, Dekhne M, Rodriguez AB, Weiss SN, Shetye SS, Adams TH, Adams SM, Sun M, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. Differential Roles for Decorin and Biglycan in Tendon Aging. Trans Orthop Res Soc, Austin, TX, 2019 (podium presentation).
  2. Beach ZM, Robinson KA, Rodriguez AB, Shetye, SS, Weiss SN, Adams TH, Adams SM, Sun M, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. “Induced Deletion of Biglycan in Mature Tendon Reveals a Surprising Role during Adulthood.” Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  3. Chen M, Shetye SS, Huegel J, Gittings DJ, Nuss CA, Weiss SN, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ. “Biceps detachment alters joint function and tendon mechanical properties in a chronic massive rotator cuff tear rat model.” Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  4. Kim DH, Huegel J, Nuss CA, Weiss SN, Soslowsky LJ. “Biocompatibility and Bioactivity of an FGF-Loaded Microsphere-Based Bilayer Delivery System.” Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  5. Riggin CN, Rodriguez AB, Weiss SN, Raja HA, Chen M, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Soslowsky LJ. “Modulation of Vascular Response after Injury in the Rat Achilles Tendon Alters Healing Capacity.” Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  6. Riggin CN, Weiss SN, Rodriguez AB, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Soslowsky LJ. “Increasing Vascular Response to Injury improves Tendon Healing Outcome in Aged Rats.” Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  7. Freedman BR, Rodriguez AB, Hillin CD, Weiss SN, Sarver JJ, Soslowsky LJ. Tendon Strain Stiffening is Reduced During Healing and High Magnitude Long Duration Dynamic Loading. Trans Orthop Res Soc, San Diego, CA, 2017.
  8. Hillin CD, Fryhofer GW, Freedman BR, Choi DS, Weiss SN, Soslowsky LJ. Immobilization Angle Effect on Tendon Healing in Achilles Tendon Rupture. Trans Orthop Res Soc, San Diego, CA, 2017.
  9. Nuss CA, Choi D, Huegel J, Weiss SN, Vournakis J, Soslowsky LJ. Poly-N-Acetyl Glucosamine (sNAG) Enhances Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing in a Rat Model. Trans Orthop Res Soc, San Diego, CA, 2017.
  10. Robinson, K., Barnum, C., Weiss, SN., Huegel, J., Shetye, S., Sun, M., Adams, S., Birk, D., Soslowsky, L. (2016). Conditional deletion of decorin and biglycan in mature mouse tendons results in delayed collagen fiber realignment. Trans Orthop Res Soc, San Diego, CA, 2017.

 

Stephanie joined the McKay Orthopaedic Research Lab in September 2015. She enjoys reading, animal training, watching the Phillies, spending time with her family, and playing with her Welsh Corgi, Winnie.

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