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July 21st, 2010

UAB receives NSF grant for intervertebral disk regeneration research

Abstract:
The National Science Foundation awarded Dr.Ho-Wook Jun - Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham -- a $407,348 annual grant to develop a highly integrated research, education, and outreach program around the development of bioactive hybrid nanomatrices for intervertebral disk (IVD) regeneration.

The proposed work is an interdisciplinary project that integrates nanotechnology, materials sciences, stem cell biology, and tissue engineering.

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