Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering

  • Biopolymer microthreads for soft tissue regeneration, including myocardium (Gaudette), skeletal muscle (Page), and tendon (Pins).
  • Microfabricated topography for models of skin structure and function (Pins).
  • Culture systems for autologous cell therapy and skeletal muscle regeneration (Page).
  • Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for cardiac regeneration (Gaudette).
  • Cell/tissue self-assembly for blood vessel development and vascular disease modeling (Rolle, Billiar).
  • Bioreactor development for mechanical stimulation of engineered tissues (Rolle, Billiar).
  • Biomaterial development for treatment of traumatic brain injury and brain cancer (Jain).

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