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overview Director, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital Director, Tissue Engineering Laboratory, VA Boston Healthcare System Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering , MIT Prof. Spector has been engaged in biomaterials research for over 30 years, and in tissue engineering studies for 15 years, employing animal models and cell culture systems. He is supervising investigations related to musculoskeletal and nerve regeneration, involving biopolymer sponge-like scaffolds and injectable gels. He recently has established projects demonstrating the potential of extracorporeal shock wave treatment to enhance the make-up of select tissues to be used as autografts for bone and cartilage repair. Prof. Spector teaches 4 subjects at MIT: Biomaterial-Tissue Interactions (2.79J/3.96J/BEH.441HST 522J); Cell-Matrix Mechanics (2.785J/3.97J/20.411J/HST523J); Design of Medical Devices/Implants (2.782J/3.961J/20.451J/HST524J); and Principles and Practice of Tissue Engineering (HST.535). He is the principal research supervisor for students in: MIT doctoral programs; Harvard Medical School; and postgraduate programs at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. His postdoctoral research fellows come with varied backgrounds from many countries. Dr. Spector is a VA Research Career Scientist. Other Positions: 2005-present: Co-Editor-in Chief, Biomedical Materials: Materials for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine 1993-1997: Chairman, Food and Drug Administration General and Plastic Surgery Devices Advisory Panel 1990-1991: President, Society for Biomaterials
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Mentoring - Completed Student Project Mesenchymal stem cells on Type II collagen/GAG scaffolds for cartilage regeneration
Academic Article Canine chondrocytes seeded in type I and type II collagen implants investigated in vitro.
Academic Article Near-terminus axonal structure and function following rat sciatic nerve regeneration through a collagen-GAG matrix in a ten-millimeter gap.
Academic Article Early peripheral nerve healing in collagen and silicone tube implants: myofibroblasts and the cellular response.
Academic Article Development of gene-based therapies for cartilage repair.
Academic Article Quantitative electrical impedance analysis of cartilage degradation.
Academic Article Migration of cells from human anterior cruciate ligament explants into collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffolds.
Academic Article Connective tissue response to tubular implants for peripheral nerve regeneration: the role of myofibroblasts.
Academic Article Anorganic bovine bone and ceramic analogs of bone mineral as implants to facilitate bone regeneration.
Academic Article In vitro response of the bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells seeded in a type-I collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffold for skin wound repair under the mechanical loading condition.
Academic Article The reparative response to cross-linked collagen-based scaffolds in a rat spinal cord gap model.
Academic Article Collagen-GAG substrate enhances the quality of nerve regeneration through collagen tubes up to level of autograft.
Academic Article The effects of tubulation on healing and scar formation after transection of the adult rat spinal cord.
Academic Article Biomaterial-mediated delivery of microenvironmental cues for repair and regeneration of articular cartilage.
Academic Article Astrocyte infiltration into injectable collagen-based hydrogels containing FGF-2 to treat spinal cord injury.
Academic Article Optimal degradation rate for collagen chambers used for regeneration of peripheral nerves over long gaps.
Academic Article The migration of cells from the ruptured human anterior cruciate ligament into collagen-glycosaminoglycan regeneration templates in vitro.
Academic Article Development of hyaluronic acid-based scaffolds for brain tissue engineering.
Academic Article Healing of chondral and osteochondral defects in a canine model: the role of cultured chondrocytes in regeneration of articular cartilage.
Academic Article Meniscus cells seeded in type I and type II collagen-GAG matrices in vitro.
Academic Article Strategies for improving fixation of femoral components in total hip arthroplasty.
Academic Article Collagen-based matrices with axially oriented pores.
Concept Guided Tissue Regeneration
Concept Nerve Regeneration
Concept Regeneration
Concept Bone Regeneration
Academic Article Surface-mediated bone tissue morphogenesis from tunable nanolayered implant coatings.
Academic Article Basement membrane molecule expression attendant to chondrogenesis by nucleus pulposus cells and mesenchymal stem cells.
Academic Article Adaptive growth factor delivery from a polyelectrolyte coating promotes synergistic bone tissue repair and reconstruction.
Academic Article Designer Dual Therapy Nanolayered Implant Coatings Eradicate Biofilms and Accelerate Bone Tissue Repair.
Academic Article Exploiting Stem Cell-Extracellular Matrix Interactions for Cartilage Regeneration: A Focus on Basement Membrane Molecules.
Academic Article Cellular senescence in aging and osteoarthritis.
Academic Article Aarhus Regenerative Orthopaedics Symposium (AROS).
Academic Article Endogenous regeneration: Engineering growth factors for stroke.
Academic Article EMSCs Build an All-in-One Niche via Cell-Cell Lipid Raft Assembly for Promoted Neuronal but Suppressed Astroglial Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells.
Academic Article An interview with Jianwu Dai: understanding the biological processes underlying regeneration to direct the implementation of biomedical materials.
Academic Article The effects of shock wave stimulation of mesenchymal stem cells on proliferation, migration, and differentiation in an injectable gelatin matrix for osteogenic regeneration.
Academic Article An interview with Roland (Roli) Peter Jakob, M.D.: biomaterials for orthoregeneration.
Academic Article An Injectable Multifunctional Dual-Phase Bead-Reinforced Gelatin Matrix Permissive of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Infiltration for Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Repair.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.