The biomedical and biological materials and manufacturing (BBMM) pillar primarily conducts research in the following areas: cardiovascular engineering and biotechnology, design and manufacturing of the next generation of prosthetic heart valves and other medical devices, hemodynamics and computational fluid dynamics, surgical simulation and bio-robotics/Bio MEMs/NEMs.
An ear sample printed by the gelatin-based hydrogel using a stereolithography 3D bioprinting system (courtesy of Dr. Keekyoung Kim).
Mechanics of Atherosclerosis (courtesy of Dr. Hadi Mohammadi).
Dr. York N. Hsiang
Department of Surgery
Dr. Hadi Mohammadi
School of Engineering
May 8, 2019A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making a device that can encapsulate cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.
April 1, 2019Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants.