Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


July 17, 2013

Duke Bioengineers Develop New Approach to Regenerate Back Discs

NIBIB grantee Lori Setton, of Duke University, has developed a biomaterial designed to deliver a booster shot of reparative cells to the cushions found between spinal discs. The biomaterial consists of an injectable gel that solidifies between the discs, trapping cells in place. Read the full article at

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Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine