We are actively working on developing nerve guidance conduits biofabricated using extracellular matrix biomaterials and electroconductive bioinks for peripheral nerve regeneration
Figure: SEM and histological assessment of native and decellularised nerves subjected to standard (FD) and unidirectional freeze drying (UFD) process to manipulate the internal architecture.
Sridharan, R., Reilly, R.B. and Buckley C.T. Decellularized grafts with axially aligned channels for peripheral nerve regeneration. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 41: 124–135, 2015.
Figure: Freeze dried nerve guidance conduits developed from nerve ECM bioinks.