Press Release

Smart Implants to Monitor Healing

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are creating patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implants that double as sensors to monitor spinal healing. A paper detailing their work was recently published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials. […]

Joint Replacement

Genetic Basis for Joint Replacement Failure

(GEN) – More than five million joint replacements are performed globally each year. Although most patients are satisfied with the results of their surgery, a significant number of joint replacements fail early, following adverse immune responses. […]