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Cell electrospinning is an unrivalled technology for building 3D structures that mimic native tissue.
Functional synthetic tissues are used for repair, replacement and rejuvenation of damaged or ageing tissues and organs. Historically, scaffolds have been used as substrates on which cells are seeded… Read more »
Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing.
In all multicellular organisms, including people, cells make their own extracellular matrix. But in… Read more →
Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.
You cannot walk into the clean rooms of Micronova with your snowy boots. ’We fabricate nano-scale objects so… Read more →
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.
It’s far from the only lab in the world that is pursuing the futuristic idea of… Read more →
Interactive medical devices, including those for monitoring vital signs and treatment administration, are essential in modern health care. Such instruments have transformed clinical practice and the patient experience. For example, programmable infusion devices (see Figure 1) can deliver drugs and… Read more »
Professor Stevens will talk on New materials based approaches for regenerative medicine and biosensing. Dr James Mason from the Pharmaceutical Biophysics Group will chair. Wine reception to follow.