We are a multifunctional research facility dedicated to the advancement of orthopaedic basic science principles and methodologies.
In the Kenneth A. Krackow, MD, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, our research efforts are focused primarily in the areas of metallic orthopaedic biomaterials and applied orthopaedic biomechanics.
Our metallic orthopaedic biomaterials research involves characterization and engineering of the biological and electrochemical interactions at the surface of metallic implants.
Our applied orthopaedic biomechanics research involves the development and implementation of novel test methods for the mechanical evaluation of orthopaedic and sports medicine devices and procedures.
Our current projects include:
Our laboratory houses a wide variety of standard laboratory equipment, customized test systems and specialized facilities.
Our biomechanics infrastructure includes:
Our biomaterials infrastructure includes:
449 Biomedical Research Building
Buffalo, NY 14214