Materials for Health & Medicine

Materials play a critical role in cutting edge technologies focused on prevention, detection, and treatment of medical ailments and injuries.

At Drexel, biomaterials-based research that is seeking innovative solutions to health-related issues includes the development of biocompatible materials for spinal treatments, infection resistant materials for implants, sensors for cancer detection, inflammation responsive materials, stem cells for regenerative medicine, natural polymers for water purification and toxin detection, optimization of pharmaceutical tablets, and carbon nanopipettes for drug delivery and cellular studies.