Explore the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory


Harris Orthopaedic Investigators are authors of more than 75 patents worldwide in the following area:


Basic Research  |  Translational Research

Our research projects are mainly in:

  • Material and animal model development for arthroplasty and resurfacing
  • Material and animal model development for focal cartilage defect repair
  • Biomaterials and biomechanical testing and device development
  • Clinical evaluation of new implants and materials
  • Evaluation of new surgical techniques and technology
  • Evaluation of quality control measures and cost effectiveness analysis
  • Development and evaluation of methods for measuring performance, wear, stability, etc. from clinical radiographs


The Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory (HOL) offers comprehensive support for developing orthopaedic implants. We engage in partnerships and provide services in the areas of design, concept development, characterization and post-market surveillance.

A picture of a small icon representing research
Our Impact

Our Impact

The HOL has positively impacted the quality of life for millions of patients.

A picture of a small icon representing education


See a comprehensive list of publications from the HOL.

A picture of a small icon representing job opportunities


Learn more about job opportunities with the HOL.

Improvements in Outcomes for Total Joint Patients

News & Publications

Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory in the news.

Awards & Honors

Read more about the awards & honors earned by the faculty at the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory.