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
Finite element model of deformed vascular prosthesis
Finite Element Analysis
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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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Tom Franz was recently awarded a three-year NRF Collaborative Postgraduate Training Grant worth R2.7m.The research project is concerned with multiscale modelling of cell therapies for myocardial infarction with the aim to develop computational tools to study and optimise the mechanobiological interplay between stem cells, therapeutic biomaterials and the infarcted myocardium.

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:00

The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) opened the call for 2016 Free-standing, Scarce Skills and Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Publication Date:
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:30

Kevin Sack has received the South African Association for the Advancement of Science S2A3 medal for 2014.

Publication Date:
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:15

Congratulations to Dr Mazin Sirry for successfully completing the examination of his PhD thesis and being awarded the PhD degree during a graduation ceremony in 11 June 2015.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 13:45