Improving Biomedical Implants
UCI researcher Wendy Liu is trying to make the lifesaving devices less life-threatening
Every year, more than half a million people in the United States undergo surgery for biomedical implants – like stents or heart valves – intended to save their lives, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, these devices themselves can sometimes cause a potentially fatal immune system response.
Improving Biomedical Implants [UCIrvine Today]