Trauma Surgery

Fields of research

  • Centre for musculoskeletal research: regenerative medicine
  • Tissue engineering: Biomaterial research, Stem cell based regeneration (e.g. cartilage repair), Repair of meniscal defects with cell-based tissue engineering, Regulation of the hypertrophy of tissue-engineered cartilage (Bioreactor technology), Influence of mechanobiology on tissue engineering cartilage
  • Biomechanics of Bone and Osteosynthesis techniques
  • Biomechanics: analysis, testing and development around the musculoskeletal system and its pathologies
  • Medical robotics and Computer assisted Surgery (MRCAS)
  • Trauma/Polytrauma research
  • Septic Organ Dysfunction - Molecular Background of Septic Cardiomyopathy and Biology of Bacterial Toxins
  • Evaluation of Surgical Education and Educational Research
  • Soft tissue Tumors - Development of a Novel Cross-Validation Tool
  • Telemedicine and eHealth

Research projects

  • Development of a composite-matrix for the therapy of osteochondral defects
  • Development of biodegradable and tissue-conductive coatings used for implants
  • Spine Surgery: Computer-assistance and robot-guidance in surgery of the spinal column and the pelvis; Biomechanics of spinal pathologies and its corresponding treatment concepts; Injury, degeneration and regeneration of the intervertebral disc; Spinal implant design and testing

Co-operations

Audi AG project partner Audi Accident Research Unit (AARU); FIFA (FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence); AO-research center; ehealth Competence Center Regensburg (eHCC); University of Applied Sciences Regensburg; TNO Traumanetwork Eastern Bavaria

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