Research & Facilities

Mark Ehrensberger, PhD, and Menachem Tobias, research scientist.

Like many of our faculty members, Mark Ehrensberger, PhD (right), has a number of research interests. His pursuits include mechanically assessing hard and soft tissue repairs commonly used in orthopaedics and studying implant corrosion mechanisms. 

Our department is heavily involved in research. Our basic science research laboratories engage in biomechanical projects, tissue engineering and microsurgery. We are enthusiastic about our numerous projects involving clinical and translational research, prosthetic design, epidemiology and surgical instrumentation and techniques.

Learn about the many ways we facilitate new research advances across the field of orthopaedics:

Members of our department are devoted to addressing difficult problems and advancing knowledge through their research.
Our funded faculty research projects advance new research across the field of orthopaedics.
Faculty, trainees and medical students in our department strive for discoveries that have the potential to affect human health. 
View a listing of our faculty’s most recent publications.
With strong financial support from a prestigious blend of sources, we’re among the country’s most productive orthopaedics researchers.
Participating in orthopaedics research gives you opportunities to extend the frontiers of knowledge and work toward improving standards for patient care.
Our department is dedicated to advancing the field of orthopaedics and improving musculoskeletal care via innovative research.
Our department houses and affiliates with a number of research centers and institutes.
Our residents benefit from the rich experience of presenting their research projects in a formal setting.