Nanofibers grow better bones

Growing load-bearing human bone tissues with nanotechnology to help speed recovery of America's 6.2 million annual bone fractures.

Inkjet printer develops antibiotics

Infection-resistant orthopedic implants combat biofilms.

Safer orthopedic implants

NSF-funded interdisciplinary research develops cutting-edge biomaterials to reduce the risk of infection around implants.

Nano-scaffolds create functional artificial tissues

Revolutionary, life-like nano scaffolds create the perfect environment for growing realistic tissues in the lab.