Biomechanics & Mechanobiology Laboratory

Principal Investigator: Dr. Scott Wood

Cutting Edge Techniques to Identify the Cellular Mechanisms of Osteoarthritis

Dr. Wood joins SD Public Radio to discuss his research uses cutting-edge techniques to identify the cellular mechanisms that lead to osteoarthritis.


Osteoarthritis is a crippling disease that costs South Dakotans almost $500,000,000 each year. Hear how researchers at SD Mines are using cutting-edge techniques to identify the cellular mechanisms that lead to osteoarthritis so that more effective treatments can someday be developed.

STEAM Cafe hosted by SD Mines, Hay Camp Brewing, and SD Public Broadcasting.


In the Moment...Innovation: Dr. Scott Wood

Dr. Wood joins SD Public Radio to discuss his research into arthritis and his efforts in finding a way to reverse joint damage.


"I envision a technology that could reverse arthritis for the first time ever" - Scott Wood, Ph.D.