Professors Team Up to Make Implanted Devices 'Sticky'

UA researchers are testing nanotechnology to improve how cardiovascular implant devices are attached in the body.

Jeong-Yeol Yoon, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, and Dr. Marvin Slepian, professor of cardiology and biomedical engineering, collaborated to test how nanotechnology-based techniques can be used to better facilitate adhesion between tissue and implanted devices.

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