|Name:||Savio L-Y. Woo, Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Eng.|
|Title:||Distinguished University Professor and
Musculoskeletal Research Center
Department of Bioengineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Swanson School of Engineering
Professor of Rehabilitation Science & Technology
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
McGowen Institute for Regenerative Medicine
School of Medicine
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Lab Contact Info:Musculoskeletal Research Center
405 Center for Bioengineering
300 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
MSRC Research Groups:ACL
- Kinematics of various joints including knee and shoulder to rigorously assess the contributions of various soft tissues using a six degree of freedom robotic/universal force-moment sensor testing system.
- New techniques utilizing antisense gene therapy on Type III and Type V collagens and functional tissue engineering techniques involving the use of small intestinal submucosa (SIS) to improve the healing of injured knee ligaments.
- Nonlinear and viscoelastic material properties of biological tissues.
- Effects of stress and motion on healing and repair of soft tissues.