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New Publication on Targeting Collagen Molecular Damage

Our new study reveals that collagen triple helix unfolding occurs during tensile loading of collagenous tissues and thus is an important damage mechanism. Our results elucidate a probable molecular failure mechanism associated with subfailure [...]

March 30th, 2017|

Zitnay Receives Award

MRL lab member and PhD student Jared Zitnay was awarded 2nd place in the PhD Student Competition at the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, held in Washington, D.C. on July 7, 2016. [...]

July 14th, 2016|Tags: , |

MRL Grad Student Receives Scholarship

Congratulation to Rinchen Phuntsok who is a recipient of the 2014 Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarsip, awarded to Tibetan graduate students. Rinchen is researching the mechanics of the pediatric cervical spine.

August 26th, 2014|Tags: , |

Angiogenesis on AJP-Heart and Circulatory Podcasts

AJP - Heart and Circulatory Podcasts interviewed Jeff Weiss on the paper "Cell-generated traction forces and the resulting matrix deformation modulate microvascular alignment and growth during angiogenesis" which was recently published in the American Journal [...]

July 25th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Media Coverage For MRL Angiogenesis Paper In PLOS One

KSTU Fox 13 News interviewed Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar on January 21, 2014 after the University of Utah issued their Press Release on the manuscript titled, "Extracellular Matrix Density Regulates the Rate of Neovessel [...]

May 19th, 2014|Tags: , |

Open Knee In The News

The Cleveland Clinic was profiled in a Crain's Cleveland Business article regarding the virtual biomechanical representations of the knee. The Open Knee(s) project lead by Ahmet Erdemir, allows a small community of researchers to participate/contribute [...]

March 11th, 2014|Tags: , |