News and Updates

June, 2015

  • Nicole’s paper “The Effect of Highly Purified Capsaicin on Articular Cartilage and Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing: An In Vivo Rabbit Study” has been accepted for publication in JOR — congratulations!
  • Our manuscript “Assessment of Glenoid Chondral Healing: Comparison of Microfracture to Autologous Matrix Induced Chondrogenesis in a Novel Rabbit Shoulder Model” has been accepted for publication in JSES

March, 2015

October, 2014

August, 2014

July, 2014

  • Congratulations to Rachel for winning the Best Poster Award at the AOSSM meeting!

October, 2013

  •  Congratulations to Jackie, who successfully defended her M.S. thesis!  Well done!

July, 2013

  • We are pleased to announce the receipt of a new NIH R01 grant for Vincent, entitled “Promoting Healing of Tendinopathies Using Therapeutic Mechanobiologic Stimulation.”

February, 2013

  •  The lab presented 5 papers at the recent ORS meeting, including two Spotlight presentation talks.

December, 2012

      • Adam’s paper “The Biomechanical Effects of 1.0-1.2 MRad of Gamma Irradiation on Human Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allografts” has been accepted for publication in AJSM. Congrats!

October, 2012

        • Becky’s manuscript entitled “Controlled Treadmill Exercise Eliminates Chondroid Deposits and Restores Tensile Properties in a New Murine Tendinopathy Model” has been accepted for publication in J Biomechanics.  Congrats!
        • Another paper from the lab has been accepted for publication in AJSM!  “Biomechanical Evaluation of Transosseous Rotator Cuff Repair: Do Anchors Really Matter?”

September, 2012

            • Marisa Doria, a new Bioengineering Ph.D. student from UIC, has joined the lab.  Welcome aboard!

July, 2012

            • We welcome our new lab personnel:  Jake Bauwens and Richard Rames (Rush medical students/summer fellows), Erin Moran (1-year research fellow of Dr. Verma), Kristen Hussey and Rosanna Yang (1-year research assistant/fellow of Dr. Cole), Michael Berman (1-year research fellow of Dr. Nho) and Emma Klosterman (research coordinator for Dr. Romeo)

June, 2012

            •  Congratulations to Becky for successfully passing her Ph.D. thesis defense!  Great work!

April, 2012

              • Nicole’s manuscript entitled “Rotator Cuff Healing Following Continuous Subacromial Bupivacaine Infusion: An In Vivo Rabbit Study” has been accepted for publication in JSES.  Great job!
              • Congratulations to Vasili for successfully passing his M.S. thesis defense!
              • Gabby’s manuscript entitled “Effects of Serial Sectioning and Repair of Radial Tears in the Lateral Meniscus” has been accepted for publication in AJSM. Congrats!

March, 2012

              • Two of our manuscripts were recently accepted for publication:  “A Biomechanical Comparison of Repair Techniques for Complete Gluteus Medius Tears” (Arthroscopy) and “Biomechanical Analysis of the Pectoralis Major Tendon and Comparison of Techniques for Tendo-osseous Repair” (Am J Sports Med)

December, 2011

              • Congratulations to Aman for successfully passing his PhD thesis defense! Great job!

November, 2011

                • Rachel’s manuscript entitled “Hip Osseous Morphologic Characteristics Using Computer Navigation and Plain Radiographs” has been accepted for publication in AJO. Congrats!

                • Sanjeev’s manuscript entitled “Bony Incorporation of Soft Tissue ACL Grafts in an Animal Model: Autograft vs Allograft with Low Dose Gamma Irradiation” has been accepted for publication in AJSM. Congrats!

                • Congratulations to Sanjeev Bhatia, who received a 2012 Jacquelin Perry Resident Research Award from the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society for his study, “Bony Incorporation of Soft Tissue ACL Grafts in an Animal Model: Autograft vs Allograft with Low Dose Gamma Irradiation.”

October, 2011

                • The lab welcomes our newest member Katie Trella (UIC PhD Student)

August, 2011

                    • Our manuscript entitled “Murine Tendon Function is Adversely Affected by Aggrecan Accumulation Due to the Knockout of ADAMTS5” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research

July, 2011

                    • We welcome our new 1-year med student research fellows, Andrew Lee (mentor, Dr. Cole) and Deepti Gupta (mentor, Dr. Verma)
                    • Welcome aboard to our new summer students:  Ellen Kroin (RUMC med student), Andrew Federer (RUMC med student), and Hari Vigneswaran (Brown Univ. med student)!

June, 2011

                    • Vasili Karas was awarded a prestigious Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship from AOA.  Congrats on this well deserved honor!
                    • The lab welcomes its newest member, Anne Bartels (RUMC medical student), who is a recipient of a Dean’s Office Summer Research Fellowship.

May 2011

                    • Congrats to Justin for successfully defending his MS thesis!

April 2011

                    • Congrats to Becky for passing her prelim PhD thesis defense!

January 2011

            • The lab welcomes our newest member, Ms. Jackie Thomas
            • The lab presented 8 posters and 1 short talk at the ORS meeting in Long Beach,CA  (http://www.ors.org/meetings.html) Great work, everyone! See photos in our Gallery section
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