Prof. Stephen Ferguson

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Anti-inflammatory particles for the treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration

Goal of this project is to develop a novel anti-inflammatory microparticle formulation as a regenerative strategy for the intervertebral disc. Show details 

Real time biological and micromechanical characterisation of live spinal disk tissue for spinal disc repair and tissue engineering.

Real time micromechanical and microstructural characterisation of outer layers of intervertebral disc (annulus fibrosus) through 3D light imaging techniques for enhanced understanding of spinal disk biomechanics. Show details 

Novel electrospun scaffolds for spinal disc repair. Mechanics, biocompatibility and application.

Real time biomechanical characterisation of electrospun polymer scaffolds through 3D light imaging techniques for spinal repair. Show details 

Electrospun polymer nanofibers for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Micromechanical and biological characterization of electro spun polycaprolactone nanofibers for tissue engineering scaffolds and regenerative medicine. Show details 

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