Shape Memory-Actuated Materials for Accelerated Healing of Orthopedic Injuries

James Henderson (Inventor), Patrick Mather (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A three component system for repairing critically sized bone defects having a first shape memory polymer (SMP) component formed as a scaffold that fills the defects, a second SMP component formed as a restricting sleeve that stabilizes and supports osseointegration and osteoconduction, and a third SMP component formed as a two-dimensional cell culture substate for engineering periosteal grafts.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent number9,744,041
StatePublished - May 19 2016


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