Soslowsky Laboratory

Zakary Beach

Zakary Beach

Graduate Student in Bioengineering

University of Pennsylvania

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program (2014-2015)

Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (2014-2015)

Hometown

Smithville, MO

Education

B.S. Bioengineering, 2015, University of Missouri, Columbia

Areas of Interest

Orthopaedics, Tendon Biomechanics, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Book Chapter(s)

Beach ZM, Gittings DJ, Soslowsky LJ. 2017. Tendon Biomechanics [Internet]. In: Canata GL, D'Hooghe P, Hunt KJ, editors. Muscle and Tendon Injuries: Evaluation and Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg; pp 15-22. Available from link.

Publications

Beach ZM, Tucker JJ, Thomas SJ, Reuther KE, Gray CF, Lee CS, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Biceps Tenotomy in the Presence of a Supraspinatus Tear Alters the Adjacent Intact Tendons and Glenoid Cartilage. J Biomech. 2017 Oct 3;63:151-7.

Pardes AM, Beach ZM, Raja H, Rodriguez AB, Freedman BR, Soslowsky LJ. Aging leads to inferior Achilles tendon mechanics and altered ankle function in rodents. J Biomech. 2017 July 26.

Conference Abstracts

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).

Beach ZM, Robinson KA, Rodriguez AB, Shetye SS, Weiss SN, Adams TH, Adams SM, Sun M, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. Induced Deletions of Biglycan in Mature Tendon Reveals a Surprising Role During Adulthood. Trans Orthop Res Soc, New Orleans, LA, 2018 (podium presentation).

Salka NS, Bhatt PR, Freedman BR, Morris TR, Beach ZM, Gordon JA, Soslowsky LJ. Muscle Adapts Dynamically Following Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture in a Rat Model. Trans Orthop Res Soc, San Diego, CA, 2017.

Beach ZM , Thumbigere-Math V, Somerman MJ. Role of IRF8 in Periodontal Disease. National Institutes of Health Summer Poster Day. Bethesda, MD, August 2015.

Beach ZM, Grant DA, Grant SA. In Vitro Investigation of the Conjugation of Epigallocatechin-3-gallate to a Gold Nanoparticle-Collagen Template. Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Conference. Columbia, MO, April 2015.

Beach ZM, Bradley JM, Grant DA, Grant SA. In Vitro Investigation of a Novel Genipin-Nanoparticle-Collagen Template. University of Missouri - Columbia Life Sciences Week. Columbia, MO, April 2015.

Beach ZM, Bradley JM, Grant DA, Grant SA. In Vitro Investigation of a Novel Genipin-Nanoparticle-Collagen Template. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX, October 2014.

Beach ZM, Kwak H, Tosato G. Mobilization of Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells from the Bone Marrow to the Blood. National Institutes of Health Summer Poster Day. Bethesda, MD, August 2014.

Beach ZM, Grant DA, Grant SA. Investigation of Genipin as a Crosslinker for Gold Nanoparticle-Collagen Scaffolds. University of Missouri – Columbia Life Sciences Week. Columbia, MO, April 2014.

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