Medical Therapies and Technologies

MTT

The mission for Medical Therapies and Technologies Focus Group within the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science is to form interdisciplinary teams of investigators to collaborate on projects that apply Biomedical Sciences and Engineering to the advancement of Support Systems.  These areas of research can range from Basic Research of Support Systems to the development of Systems for Clinical Applications.  The focus of MTT currently span the following areas:

  • Cancer Treatment and Diagnostics

  • Drug Development and Delivery

  • Biopreservation

  • Biomedical Devices & Strategies

  • Optical Probing

Examples of work include design and testing of bioartificial livers and bioreactors; development of “turnkey “systems for organ preservation; treating cancer with novel drug delivery systems; biopreservation of tissue engineered constructs; and novel viability assessment tools.