Institute for Advanced Materials | Human Health

Advanced Human Health

Research to help people live healthier lives focuses on developing biomaterials for implantable devices that work better with the body’s own natural tissues. Areas of focus for the Institute for Advanced Materials include:


  • Neural Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Drug Delivery
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular
  • Orthopedics
  • Dental Materials
  • Infectious Diseases


Special Delivery


Learn how a polymer developed by biomedical engineering professor Horst von Recum helps medical implants deliver drugs at a steady, measured pace.