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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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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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Thursday, 29 June 2017
Ghodeejah Higgins receives UCT Award for Research Visit to Zaman Lab

Ghodeejah Higgins has been awarded a UCT Max & Lillie Sonnenberg Scholarship for a 5-months research visit on cancer mechanobiology to Muhammad Zaman's Laboratory for Molecular & Cellular Dynamics at Boston University.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 16:00
Welcome to Julie Kohn

Welcome to Julie Kohn from the Reinhart-King Lab at Cornell University. Julie joined Mechanobiology Lab as visiting PhD student for 12 months, funded through the Whitaker Foundation, with the aim of undertaking computational studies of endothelial cell mechanics that complement her experimental research undertaken at Cornell. 

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 11:00
Workshop with Grade-10 Khayelitsha Learners of UCT's VC SII 100up Project

The Division of Biomedical Engineering held a workshop with 60 grade-10 learners from several secondary schools in Khayelitsha on 10 September 2016 as part of the 100up Project of UCT's School Improvement Initiative.

Publication Date:
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 13:30
Kick-off Meeting of UCT Three-Way PhD Global Partnership Programme

Kick-off meeting held for at University of California Berkeley on 11-12 August 2016 for UCT Three-Way PhD Global Partnership Programme “Computational Mechanobiology and Bioengineering towards Cell Therapies for Heart Attack and Heart Failure”.

Publication Date:
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 12:30