Biomaterials Laboratory Group

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The mission of the Biomaterials Laboratory Group, directed by Professor Michele Marcolongo, is to use biomaterial and biomechanic technologies to develop treatments for damaged or diseased tissues, with the major foci being:

  • Back pain
  • Intervertebral discs
  • Kyphoplasty materials to treat osteoporotic fractures

Research Focus Areas

  • Composites
  • Computation and Theory
  • Health and Medicine
  • Nanomaterials
  • Polymers
  • Structural Materials