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Load bearing regenerative repairs for the cartilaginous soft tissue of the intervertebral disc
Cartilaginous load bearing soft tissues such as the nucleus pulposus in the intervertebral disc are affected by degenerative diseases and physical injury, which if not treated early can initiate a progressive decline in ...
Development of a Biomimetic Scaffold for Ligament Tissue Engineering
The focus of this thesis was to design a scaffold for in vitro culture that would mimic the structure of the native ligament in order to influence primary ligament cells towards the production of ligament-specific tissue. ...