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Three dimensional polymer structures for bionic applications [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FS100100023]

Researchers Wallace Prof Gordon G; Dr Simon E Moulton; A/Prof Robert M Kapsa; Prof David L Officer; Prof Hua Kun Liu

Brief description The polymer based three dimensional (3D) structures targeted for production in this project will bring unique capabilities to the field of bionics research. A multi-modal 3D scaffold capable of delivering biofactors, supporting cell growth and providing power for stimulation will significantly advance the efforts being made in bionic research. This will have profound effects on the quality of life for those suffering from a range of medical conditions, from spinal cord injury through to epilepsy. Here we will demonstrate the capabilities of these novel polymer structures both in-vitro and in-vivo.

Funding Amount $556,800

Funding Scheme Super Science Fellowships

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