“New, printable and flexible ceramic bone grafts could be a game changer: ‘Hyperelastic Bone’ can be matched to patients or used off-the-shelf and could be cheaper, better and less painful than conventional bone tissue.” For the rest of the story about this innovative technology, please visit the National Science Foundation website.
Nirav A Shah, M.D., Orthopaedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery
Dr. Shah is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon focused on sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He has received multiple grants and awards for his original research presented globally on topics such as cartilage restoration/regeneration, tissue engineering and injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He collaborates with scientists to develop novel nanotechnology-based methods to improve cartilage repair and soft tissue healing to bone to optimize the latest arthroscopic techniques. Additionally, he is involved as a consultant to Northwestern University’s TEAM lab that is developing 3D-printed tissue inks and biological tissue.