Marcolongo Receives $1.5M Grant

Published on Monday May 9, 2005

Dr. Michele Marcolongo, associate professor in materials science & engineering and Dr. Tony Lowman, associate professor in chemical & biological engineering and associate dean, were awarded a $1,500,000 grant from Synthes Corp. This evenly-split project will cover a period of 3 years and will focus on their work involving new hydrogel structures, as well as modeling and establishing the biomechanical testing strategies for use in spinal applications. These are follow-up studies on their well-known work of utilizing hydrogels to aid in the repair of spinal injuries.

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