Biomechanics and Mechanobiology


Advances in biomechanics are revolutionizing our understanding of fibrotic, orthopedic, and cardiovascular diseases, providing new strategies for tissue engineering, improving sports medicine and rehabilitation, advancing the goal of targeted drug delivery, and evolving to include the study and treatment of infectious disease.

Joint Faculty in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

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Multi-Scale Modeling of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

"It's really a brand new idea in the field of modeling, that we can link scales and develop models that can predict the outcome of a drug therapy."