News & Highlights

Engineering Solutions

Senior design students team up to solve a broad range of problems A semester’s worth of work by 161 senior engineering students culminated in a six-hour celebration at the University of Delaware on Wednesday, Dec. 14. This year’s UD capstone engineering design program...

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ENGINEERING THE ROTATOR CUFF

UD’s Killian to participate in movement and rehabilitation sciences career development program Megan Killian, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, has been selected as a scholar for the Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation...

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BME’s Slater lab featured in Advance Healthcare Materials

Researchers demonstrate new approach to overcome tissue engineering challenge Tissue engineering has opened the door not only for the replacement of biological tissues in the body but also the creation of life-like platforms for disease modeling and drug development....

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Goall!

NSF grant supports new approach to gait training for stroke survivors Thirty percent of stroke survivors, including some 300,000 Americans every year, are left with compromised walking ability. As our population ages, these numbers will undoubtedly grow, increasing...

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Joint Function

NSF grant supports research to shed light on how cartilage works. Cartilage, a connective tissue found throughout the body, is critical to the function of our joints. Tough yet flexible, it supports load and enables frictionless motion between joint surfaces....

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Healthy Knees

NIH grant supports investigation of connection between ACL surgery and osteoarthritis Every year, about 250,000 people in the U.S. sustain injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and about half of these individuals end up having reconstructive surgery. But...

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