Kent Leach

uc davis biomedical engineering professor surgery kent leach

Position Title

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
2409 Oak Park Research Building (UC Davis Medical Center)
Biomaterials, tissue engineering, cell and drug delivery 

Dr. Leach focuses on the design of biomaterials and the application of stimuli to regulate cell function to engineer replacement or model tissues. The Leach Lab uses various materials, mechanical stimulation and advanced manufacturing methods to generate platforms with engineered properties that meet the functional and biological demands of native tissue. The team aims to discover new strategies for accelerating the repair and regeneration of lost or diseased tissues and translate these findings to help animal and human patients in need.