Rebuilding bone from the inside out

By Annie Hayashi

Kappa Delta Award winners develop novel biodegradable polymeric scaffolds

For more than a decade, Michael J. Yaszemski, MD, PhD, and his co-investigator Lichun Lu, PhD, have focused on finding novel ways to treat bone defects. Their efforts, detailed in their paper “Osteoinductive injectable degradable polymeric scaffolds for osseous defect repair,” earned them the 2009 Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award.

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