CURRICULUM VITAE Name: Zong-Ping Luo Academic Title: Professor Institution: Department of Orthopedics of 1st Affiliated Hospital and Orthopedic Institute, Soochow University, Suzhou, China Education 1982 B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 1986 M.S., Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA 1988 Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA Affiliation Department of Orthopedics of 1st Affiliated Hospital and Orthopedic Institute, Soochow University, China Academic Appointments Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Soochow University, Suzhou, China 2010-present. Director of Biomechanical Research, Florida Orthopaedic Institutes, Tampa, FL, USA 2007 - 2009. Associate Professor and Director of Sports Medicine Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA 2001- 2007. Associate Professor, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA 1998 - 2000. Assistant Professor, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA 1992 - 1997. Research Activities Orthopedic biomechanics, including cartilage biomechanics, theoretical modeling, joint biomechanics and spine biomechanics. nanobiomechanics, Selected Publications 1. Hu H., Yang H.L., Lu J., Chen K.W., Qiu Y.H., Liu W., Luo Z.P. (2012) Association of telomerase expression with recurrence of sacral chordoma. Annals of Oncology, 23(10): 2772. 2. Gutiérrez S., Comiskey C.A., Luo Z.P., Pupello D.R., Frankle M.A. (2008) Range of impingement-free abduction and adduction deficit after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: Hierarchy of surgical and implant-design-related factors. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 90A(12): 2606-2615. 3. Chen C.H., Yeh M.L., Geyer M., Wang G.J., Huang M.H., Heggeness M.H., Hook M., Luo Z.P. (2006) Interactions between collagen IX and biglycan measured by atomic force microscopy. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 339(1): 204-208. 4. Westerlind K.C., Wronski T.J., Ritman E.L., Luo Z.P., An K.N., Bell N.H., Turner R.T. (1997) Estrogen regulates the rate of bone turnover but bone balance in ovariectomized rats is modulated by prevailing mechanical strain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 94(8): 4199-4204.