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OPM Gets $150,000 Grant to Develop Infection Treatments for 3D Printed Implants

November 19th, 2014


OPM Gets $150,000 Grant to Develop Infection Treatments for 3D Printed Implants

Laura Griffiths, TCT Magazine

November 19th, 2014

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. has revealed it has received a three-year $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to deliver new approaches in the treatment of infections related to implanted devices from advanced applications of 3D printed poly-ether-ketone-ketone.

The NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases provided the funding to improve the treatment of infections associated with artificial hips, knees and other implanted devices. The grant will support research in developing new approaches to the delivery of antibiotics through OPM's 3D printed PEKK implants.

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