Prof. Dr. Ben Fabry

Department of Physics

We study the mechanical behavior (such as stiffness, force generation and movements) of cells, tissue, and whole organisms, to help better understand mechanical aspects of diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal or inflammatory disorders.

Research projects

  • Cancer and immune cell biomechanics
  • Bioartificial muscle
  • 3-D Tumor models for studying mechanisms of metastasis Formation
  • Novel hydrogels for tissue engineering and biofabrication
  • Measurement of cell mechanical properties as a diagnostic marker
  • Development of bioartificial skeletal and cardiac muscle tissues
  • Mechanisms of immune cell migration and invasion

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