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Tissue Regeneration
Microscopic images of new tissue forming inside a polymeric scaffold.
Therapies for Heart Attacks
Anatomical contours of left and right ventricles of a heart for computational mechanics of biomaterial injections in the treatment of myocardial infarction
Finite element model of deformed vascular prosthesis
Finite Element Analysis
Partial finite element model of a vascular prosthesis illustrating deformation caused by blood pressure
Scaffolds for Soft Tissue Regeneration
Scanning electron micrograph of electro-spun polymeric scaffold for soft tissue regeneration
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Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The women scientists and engineers of the Mechanobiology Lab celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017.

Publication Date:
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:00
Mechanobiology Lab Presented at Second SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium

Lee Kruse, Tamer Abdalrahman, Absalom Maluleke and Tom Franz attended the 2nd SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium in Pretoria on 2 Dec 2016.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:15
Farewell for Mazin Sirry

The Mechanobiology Lab gathered over breakfast to bid farewell to Mazin Sirry who will take up an academic position at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15
Ghodeejah Higgins receives UCT Award for Research Visit to Zaman Lab

Ghodeejah Higgins has been awarded a UCT Max & Lillie Sonnenberg Scholarship for a 5-months research visit on cancer mechanobiology to Muhammad Zaman's Laboratory for Molecular & Cellular Dynamics at Boston University.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 16:00