Alejandro Almarza's Research Interests


Dr. Almarza is an assistant professor in oral biology in the School of Dental Medicine with a secondary appointment in the Department of Bioengineering and the University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

His research interests are:

  • Temporomandibular Joint Cartilage and Bone Regeneration and Biomechanics
  • Development of Novel Bioreactors to Further Enhance Healing and Modeling Responses
  • Identifying Appropriate Polymeric Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Approaches for Tri-layer Interface Tissue
  • Arthritis from Altered Loading
  • Quantitative Assessment of Joint Movement and Kinematics.
See Alejandro Almarza's publications