Dr Mark Thompson, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford

Tendon mechanobiology
When Jun 10, 2013
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where LR8
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Contact Phone 01865 283302
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Understanding the microstructural deformation mechanisms of tendon, a hierarchical biopolymer fibre composite, is key to preventing painful and disabling tendon disease and rupture. It will also enable us to harness the biological ability of cells to respond to and adapt their surrounding tissue to the mechanical loading that they experience