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About BIMA 

Led by Dr. Jeffrey Toth, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Biomaterials Research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Biomaterials and Histology Laboratory is one of several research laboratories working under the umbrella of the Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering Center, a joint effort of Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  With facilities located on the Marquette University campus, research at OREC's BIMA Laboratory includes the evaluation of bone void fillers and bone graft substitutes, mechanisms and clinical applications of osteoinductive materials, and evaluation of materials for orthopaedic and spine devices.

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Meet the Director

Dr. Jeffrey Toth is a key faculty member of OREC, a joint effort between the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University.  Dr. Toth’s primary appointment is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Biomaterials Research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Toth holds a secondary appointment as Professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at MCW.  Dr. Toth also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Biomaterials at the Marquette University School of Dentistry and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Marquette-MCW Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering


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Recent News


Serour Wins Awards for Biomaterials Work

March 2021:  Congratulations to MUSoD Dental Student Mourin Serour, who won two awards for the research she conducted in the OREC Biomaterials Lab—First Place in the Predoctoral Clinical Case category  AND the AADR Student Research Day Award for her research project entitled, “Micro CT and Histological Findings of Atypical Molar Root Formation in Patients Diagnosed with PHACES Syndrome.”  Mourin presented her research project at the 21st Annual MUSoD Research Day, Milwaukee, WI, March 17, 2021.   Co-authors included Drs. Brian Hodgson, Jeffrey Toth, Husniye Demirturk, Yeshwant Rawal, Dawn Siegel, and Morteza Rasoulianboroujeni.


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