Our Mission

The TREND Center promotes and supports research collaborations between university faculty and research scientists and engineers in the area of tissue regeneration and bioengineering. The interests of the Center are in eye, bone and ear regeneration and engineering. The Center welcomes new academic and research training in this field leading to MS and Ph.D. degrees and provides opportunities for undergraduate research with the Center faculty.

The TREND Center promotes technology transfer by facilitating the availability of the applications, techniques and tools developed by the Center to be commercialized by the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and health care industries.