News & Highlights

BME’s Slater lab featured in Advance Healthcare Materials

Researchers demonstrate new approach to overcome tissue engineering challenge Tissue engineering has opened the door not only for the replacement of biological tissues in the body but also the creation of life-like platforms for disease modeling and drug development....

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Goall!

NSF grant supports new approach to gait training for stroke survivors Thirty percent of stroke survivors, including some 300,000 Americans every year, are left with compromised walking ability. As our population ages, these numbers will undoubtedly grow, increasing...

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Joint Function

NSF grant supports research to shed light on how cartilage works. Cartilage, a connective tissue found throughout the body, is critical to the function of our joints. Tough yet flexible, it supports load and enables frictionless motion between joint surfaces....

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Healthy Knees

NIH grant supports investigation of connection between ACL surgery and osteoarthritis Every year, about 250,000 people in the U.S. sustain injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and about half of these individuals end up having reconstructive surgery. But...

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Funding improves breast cancer survival rates

April Kloxin is part of an ever-growing body of researchers and clinicians making it their mission to outsmart breast cancer cells. Kloxin, a University of Delaware engineering professor and Pew Scholar in Biomedical Science, wants to know why 20 percent of women who...

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BME Graduates First PhD Student

Ashutosh Khandha (center) completed his doctoral degree under the advisement of Profs. Tom Buchanan (left) and Lynn Snyder-Mackler. His research focused on knee gait mechanics after an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using magnetic resonance imaging and...

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