Adjustable Length Artificial Hip

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adjustable length artificial hip
Hip prostheses can result in a leg that is a little too long or a little too [MORE]

Personalized Bones….in Three Weeks

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Osteoarthritis in knees
This might be an arguable point—that regenerative medicine is the medical defining point of the early 21st century.  [MORE]

Ceramic Bone Screws

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When bone fractures have to be mended with screws or nails, surgeons usually use fasteners made of titanium or polymer. [MORE]

New Material for Bone Reconstruction

October 21, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Shape Shifting Material for Bone
Some bone injuries are too big for simple fixes, even with autografting and bone putty.  To [MORE]

Printing New Bones

January 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Skull
Tagline has included many stories about 3-D printing, but this piece has an imbedded video showing how [MORE]

Growing Bones with Synthetic Silicate Nanoplatelets

August 6, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

With the march of the “baby boomers” into retirement and the medical problems of aging, innovations that ameliorate fractured [MORE]

Fusion Protein in Bone Regeneration

October 23, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fusion Protein
Bioengineers in Japan have fused two osteogenic proteins—the collagen binding domain of fibronectin and a bone mineralization protein—and [MORE]

Human Bones Grown from Stem Cells in Fat

September 4, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone grown from fat cells
Researchers at Technion (the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa) have used fat-derived mesenchymal (embryonic [MORE]

Printing 3D Bones

January 17, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Replicate Bone
If you have to see something to believe it, be sure to check out the video at this [MORE]

Ultrasound Bone Healing

December 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Angus Maclean, Orthopedic Surgeon
The now familiar ultrasound image of a baby in the womb derives from research Dr. Ian [MORE]

First Custom-Fit, Degradable Bone Implant

July 20, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the University Medical Center and the Fraunhofer Institute in Aachen, Germany have teamed up to create a [MORE]