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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
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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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Monday, 18 December 2017
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
Welcome to Julie Kohn

Welcome to Julie Kohn from the Reinhart-King Lab at Cornell University. Julie joined Mechanobiology Lab as visiting PhD student for 12 months, funded through the Whitaker Foundation, with the aim of undertaking computational studies of endothelial cell mechanics that complement her experimental research undertaken at Cornell. 

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 11:00