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Ruberti Awarded Patent

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for creating a "Mechanochemical collagen assembly."


Abstract Source: USPTO

Methods and devices are described for using a controlled extensional strain to organize prefibrillar collagen and/or elastin solutions into an organized array of fibrils. The organized array of collagen fibrils produced by the disclosed methods and devices can be used for tissue engineering applications.

Related Departments:Bioengineering