Michael John Zuscik, Ph.D.

Michael John Zuscik, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Lab Information

The Center for Musculoskeletal Research houses nearly 70 MD and PhD researchers and graduate and post-doctoral students. This team has been the top orthopaedics lab in the United States since 2006.

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Bio

The biographical information for Michael John Zuscik, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Marvin Hoffman Faculty Mentoring Award University of Rochester 2006
Finalist, F. Merlin Bumpus Young Investigator Award Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2000
Physics Departmental Award Wheeling Jesuit University 1987
Rev. Frank R. Haig S.J. Science Award Wheeling Jesuit University 1987
AEN National Jesuit Honor Society Wheeling Jesuit University 1987
Laut Honors Scholar Wheeling Jesuit University 1984 - 1987

Patents

Repair and Regeneration of Articular Cartilage, and the Repair and Regeneration of Fibrocartilaginous Tissues

United States Serial NO.: 13/124,002
Filed Date: October 13, 2009
Title: Protecting and Repairing Cartilage and Musculoskeletal Soft Tissues
Invented by: Randy Rosier, Michael Zuscik, Erik Sampson, Susan Bukata, J. Edward Puzas, Regis O'Keefe, Hani Awad
Repair and Regeneration of Articular Cartilage, and the Repair and Regeneration of Fibrocartilaginous Tissues

United States Serial NO.: 13/971,366
Filed Date: August 20, 2013
Title: Protecting and Repairing Cartilage and Musculoskeletal Soft Tissues
Invented by: Randy Rosier, Michael Zuscik, Erik Sampson, Susan Bukata, J. Edward Puzas, Regis O'Keefe, Hani Awad

Recent Journal Articles

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2008 Jun 5
Eliseev RA, Dong YF, Sampson E, Zuscik MJ, Schwarz EM, O'Keefe RJ, Rosier RN, Drissi MH. "Runx2-mediated activation of the Bax gene increases osteosarcoma cell sensitivity to apoptosis." Oncogene. 2008 Jun 5; 27(25):3605-14. Epub 2008 Jan 28.
2008 May
Wu Q, Wang M, Zuscik MJ, Chen D, O'Keefe RJ, Rosier RN. "Regulation of embryonic endochondral ossification by Smurf2." Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 2008 May; 26(5):704-12.
2008 Mar
Usui M, Xing L, Drissi H, Zuscik M, O'Keefe R, Chen D, Boyce BF. "Murine and chicken chondrocytes regulate osteoclastogenesis by producing RANKL in response to BMP2." Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2008 Mar; 23(3):314-25.
2008 Mar
Basile P, Dadali T, Jacobson J, Hasslund S, Ulrich-Vinther M, Søballe K, Nishio Y, Drissi MH, Langstein HN, Mitten DJ, O'Keefe RJ, Schwarz EM, Awad HA. "Freeze-dried tendon allografts as tissue-engineering scaffolds for Gdf5 gene delivery." Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy. 2008 Mar; 16(3):466-73. Epub 2008 Jan 08.
2008 Feb
Zuscik MJ, Hilton MJ, Zhang X, Chen D, O'Keefe RJ. "Regulation of chondrogenesis and chondrocyte differentiation by stress." The Journal of clinical investigation. 2008 Feb; 118(2):429-38.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD)

Education

PhD | Biophysics | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1993
MS | Biophysics | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1989
BS | Physics | Wheeling Jesuit Univ1987