Our orthopaedic research laboratories have lead to transformational changes in patient treatments. Our faculty and staff are working on innovative research developing new materials, improving surgical techniques and designing medical devices.
The Bioengineering Laboratory continues its tradition of innovation in the area of joint engineering and biomechanics.
The Dr. Dinesh Patel Arthroscopy Learning Laboratory is a state-of-the-art learning lab with multiple arthroscopy learning stations.
One of the most productive clinical research units in hand surgery, we address all aspects of recovery from hand and arm injury and illness.
The Harris Orthopaedics Lab comprises preclinical biomechanical research and biomaterials testing along with clinical research involving in vivo follow-up of implant performance.
The Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Research Division is an inter-institutional, multi-disciplinary team dedicated to understanding the human biological and clinical processes associated with traumatic orthopedic injuries.
The mission of the Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering is to conduct cutting edge research in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine for repairing and regenerating musculoskeletal tissues. Programs have been developed in three primary areas: 1) articular cartilage repair and regeneration; 2) meniscal repair and replacement; and 3) photochemical tissue bonding to promote healing.
The Mass General Sports Performance Center integrates state of the art technology with the clinical expertise of Mass General Sports Medicine physicians, certified athletic trainers, biomechanists, therapists, nutritionists and certified strength and conditioning coaches to critically and scientifically analyze athletic activities and develop individualized exercise and fitness programs.
The goal of this laboratory is to investigate the role of immunological events in the pathogenesis of orthopedic malignancies and to develop combinatorial immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of orthopedic malignancies with special emphasis on translational research.
The MGBRL is committed to expanding our molecular understanding of the formation and regeneration of the musculoskeletal system. We are particularly focused on tendon and ligament biology with the goal of translating our discoveries into clinical therapies.
The Orthopaedic Digital Communications Group is a multi-disciplinary team working to develop patient education materials.
The Sarcoma Molecular Biology Laboratory conducts studies on molecular biology of sarcoma and mechanisms of multidrug resistance
The Shoulder Biomotion Lab conducts studies on shoulder joint biomechanics and upper extremity nerve pathology. Our mission is to bridge basic science research with clinical applications to advance shoulder joint treatments.
The Technology Implementation Research Center conducts translational research relating to orthopedic implants, materials and surgical technologies. Our mission is to dramatically improve the quality of orthopaedic care by leveraging biomechanical and biomaterials research to bring disruptive technology to active clinical use.