DTU Nanotech paper highlighted in Advanced Science News

Wednesday 15 Feb 17


Alireza Dolatshahi-Pirouz
Assistant Professor
DTU Nanotech
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The paper “Nanoreinforced Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering: Biomaterials that are Compatible with Load-Bearing and Electroactive Tissues” (Adv. Mater. 2017 1603612) has been highlighted in Advanced Science News.

This paper highlights the recent advances in hydrogel-based tissue engineering applications. With the advent of “hybrid hydrogels” consisting of nanoparticles as bioactive reinforcements, bioengineers have been able to customize the electro- and mechano-sensitivity of various biomimetic gels. While these novel hydrogels are exceptionally multifunctional, and are being used to engineer tissues and guide systemic repair and regeneration of damaged organs, a more futuristic application of such biomaterials is envisioned herein through the emerging fields like cyborganics, bionics and soft biorobotics.

The authors of the article are: Postdoc Mehdi Mehrali, A. Thakur, C. P. Pennisi, S. Talebian, A. Arpanaei, M. Nikkhah and Assistant Professor Alireza Dolatshahi-Pirouz.

Read the paper and the highlight article.

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