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Researchers Develop a Novel Graphene-based Ink with the Ability to 3-D Print Medical Devices BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 4, 2015

A team of researchers at Northwestern University have developed a novel graphene-based ink that can be utilized to three-dimensionally print large, robust 3-D structures, like scaffolds. Three-dimensional printing of graphene structures has been attempted unsuccessfully before, but with low overall... more

Graphene, a Novel and Promising Biomaterial BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 7, 2014

Initially derived from graphite, graphene is a metamaterial (a material artificially engineered to have unique properties not commonly found in nature) composed of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a 2-dimensional, regular hexagonal (honeycomb) lattice. Graphene was first... more

New Solutions to Address Implant Related Bacterial Infections BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, OCTOBER 26, 2012

Presently, Surgical Site Infections (SSI's) are a top concern of orthopedic and oral surgery as bacteria such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), can initiate severe implant infections and lead to biofilm adhesion. MRSA is quite difficult to manage clinically due... more

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