Cartilage biomechanics; lubrication; biomaterials; tissue engineering; three-dimensional bioprinting
Current Research Interest
Regeneration of cartilage; lubrication therapy for cartilage; cartilage mechanobiology; image-based design and fabrication of soft tissues
American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers Fellow
Health and Medicine Award, World Technology Network
Hansjörg Wyss Research Award, World Forum for Spine Research
Reiffel, Alyssa J., Concepcion Kafka, Karina A. Hernandez, Samantha Popa, Justin L. Perez, Sherry Zhou, Satadru Pramanik, Bryan N. Brown, Won Seuk Ryu, Lawrence J. Bonassar, and Jason A. Spector. “High-Fidelity Tissue Engineering or Patient-Specific Auricles for Reconstruction of Pediatric Microtia and Other Auricular Deformities.” PLoS One 8 (2013): e56506.
Bowles, Robby D., Harry H. Gephard, Roger Härtl, and Lawrence J. Bonassar. “Tissue-Engineered Intervertebral Disc Implants Restore Function to the Spine.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108 (2011): 13106–13111.