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
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