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Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh Biomaterials Foundry! Our goal is to improve lives through biomaterials innovation. We apply tools from chemistry, biology, and materials science and engineering to create functional biomaterials that enable new treatments in regenerative medicine. We strive to advance the field by innovations in biomaterial Design, Processing, and Application.
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Post-doctoral position available immediately
Applicants should have organic or polymer synthesis experience


10-8-14 The recent publication by Eric Jeffries, Keewon Lee and Jimmy Clampffer in Macromolecular Bioscience was highlighted by Materials View. This work combines 3D printing with electrospinning to create scaffolds to promote microvascular networks.
9-1-14 Welcome new graduate students Daniel Long and Terry Kim
5-20-14 Congratulations to Mirrah Almira, Chelsea Stowell, Noah Johnson, and Eric Jeffries for their winning project, "Sealion" in the final round of the Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh). The team received $100k to translate coacervate growth factor delivery into bandages for faster healing of diabetic ulcers.

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