Nelly Andarawis-Puri

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor; Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

Contact Information

353 Upson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-1650

Nelly Andarawis-Puri

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor; Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise
Soft tissue biomechanics; tendon fatigue and repair; tendon regeneration

Current Research Interest
The role of the extracellular matrix in tendon injury and repair; biological and mechanical interactions between the cells and matrix in tendon injury and repair; mechanisms of remodeling of sub-rupture injury; the role of systemic and local tendon environment in promoting scarless tendon healing

Selected Publications
Bell, Rebecca B., Michael Boniello, Nicholas Gendron, Evan L. Flatow, and Nelly Andarawis-Puri. “Delayed Exercise Promotes Remodeling in Sub-Rupture Fatigue Damaged Tendons.” Journal of Orthopaedic Research 33, no. 6 (2015): 919-25.

Andarawis-Puri, Nelly, Jedd B. Sereysky, Hui B. Sun, Karl J. Jepsen, and Evan L. Flatow. “The Molecular Response of the Patellar Tendon to Fatigue Loading Explained in the Context of the Initial Induced Damage and Number of Fatigue Loading Cycles.” Journal of Orthopaedic Research 30, no. 8 (2012): 1327-1334.

Cornell Research Website Article
Tendons: Injuries and Healing