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Martine LaBerge, Ph.D.

Martine LaBerge Professor
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Montreal, Quebec 1988

Research Interests
Total Knee Implant
Endovascular Stent

Office 301 Rhodes Engineering Research Center
Phone 864-656-5557

Medical Tribology: Improving Cell Response

Orthopaedic Bearing Materials
Material synthesis and characterization
Total knee replacement friction, wear, and lubrication
Lubricant development for simulation and in vivo use

Endovascular Stent Restenosis
Implant design and modeling
Contact mechanics and tribology
In vitro experimentation and animal modeling

Vascular Smooth Muscle Response
Implant-contact experimental simulation