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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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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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Sunday, 26 September 2021
Malebogo Ngoepe appointed as UCT Research Centre director

Congratulations to Associate Professor Malebogo Ngoepe to the recent apointment as director of the Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM) at UCT.

Publication Date:
Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 11:30
portrait of jerry ochola
Welcome to visiting researcher Dr Jerry Ochola

Welcome to Dr Jerry Ochola from Moi University in Kenya to a nine-month research visit to the Mechanobiology Lab funded through an Africa Research Excellence Fund fellowship.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 11:30
Dr Akhona Vava joins Mechanobiology Lab

Welcome to Dr Akhona Vava who joins the Mechanobiology Lab in the Division of Biomedical Engineering as UCT Carnegie DEAL postdoctoral research fellow in cancer mechanobiology.

Publication Date:
Sat, 01 May 2021 - 12:00
Lee Kruse on Research Visit at University of Groningen

PhD student Lee Kruse currently spends three months with Prof Wouter Roos at the University of Groningen to mechanically charaterise HIV virus-like particles with AFM.

Publication Date:
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 11:00