Prof. Stephen Ferguson

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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 

2D/3D rigid image registration for in vivo 3D kinematic analysis of the hip joint.

Implementation and development of an accurate and fast 2D/3D image registration method for estimation of the 3D pose of the hip joint from fluoroscopic images. Show details 

In vivo 3D kinematic analysis of the hip joint during activities of daily living

Retrieval of the in vivo kinematics of the prosthetic hip joint by means of a movable robotic fluoroscope combined with motion capture and 2D-3D registration Show details 

Finite Element simulations of a side-ways fall to the hip: Investigation of influence of the upper body

X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) based Finite element models have the potential to improve the prediction of hip fracture risk for osteoporotic patients compared to current standard of diagnosis. The aim of this project is to use such models for investigating the influence of modelling the Show details 

Finite Element simulations of a side-ways fall to the hip: Investigation of critical and non-critical fall alignment

X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) based Finite element models have the potential to improve the prediction of hip fracture risk for osteoporotic patients compared to current standard of diagnosis. The aim of this project is to use such models for investigating the influence of leg and pelvic Show details 

Finite Element simulations of a side-ways fall to the hip: Identification of critical material parameters

X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) based Finite element models have the potential to improve the prediction of hip fracture risk for osteoporotic patients compared to current standard of diagnosis. The aim of this project is to use such models for investigating the influence of material param Show details 

Predictive Wear Modelling of Total Hip Replacements under Standard and Adverse Loading Conditions

This project aims at predicting the wear behavior of total hip replacements under realistic loading conditions by means of finite element modelling. Show details 

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 

 
 
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