BIRD Current Research Projects

Overview

The building blocks of prosthetics come in many materials, shapes, and sizes. To create lightweight yet sturdy prosthetics, we explore 3D printing in plastic, carbon fiber, steel, and titanium. In addition, we investigate different methods of actuation such as miniature 3D printed gearboxes for fingers and twisted coil polymers. While some of these parts may look like something out of Star Wars, these are more than just computer-generated images. These prosthetics are real and they work for real people.  

Infant Adiposity is Independently Associated with a Maternal High Fat Diet but not Related to Niacin Intake: The Healthy Start Study.

Date: 8/1/17
Principal Researchers: Shapiro AL, Ringham BM, Glueck DH, Norris JM, Barbour LA, Friedman JE, Dabelea D

Matern Child Health J. 2017 Aug;21(8):1662-1668
PMID: 28161859

BIRD Past Research Projects

Infant Adiposity is Independently Associated with a Maternal High Fat Diet but not Related to Niacin Intake: The Healthy Start Study.

Date: 8/1/17
Principal Researchers: Shapiro AL, Ringham BM, Glueck DH, Norris JM, Barbour LA, Friedman JE, Dabelea D

Matern Child Health J. 2017 Aug;21(8):1662-1668
PMID: 28161859