The Laboratory of Osteoarticular Biology, Bioengineering and Bioimaging  (B3OA) UMR CNRS 7052 INSERM U1271 is affiliated with the CNRS Department of Science for Engineers , with the INSERM , with the University Paris Cité  and with the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Maisons-Alfort .

Since its creation in 1977, the B3OA has developed a renowned expertise for repair and imaging of osteoarticular tissues. Based on its experience, the mission of the B3OA lab is to provide world-class research and education on osteo-articular bioengineering and imaging.


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The B3OA is proud to participate in the Fête de la Science 2023!

Scientists unveil their research and let you discover their everyday laboratory objects!

First NetwOArk Autumn School

The First NetwOArk Autumn School will be held on November 23rd, 2023 in Paris.

New lab member: Ying TAN

Ying TAN will conduct her PhD on multiscale modeling of non-linear mechanical behavior at the…

New lab member: Ronan FEAT

Ronan FEAT joined our laboratory in August 2023 for his engineering assistant internship.

Combining biomimetic collagen/hyaluronan hydrogels with discogenic growth factors promotes mesenchymal stroma cell differentiation into Nucleus Pulposus like cells

These results show that the physico-chemical properties of collagen/THA composite hydrogels and GDF5/TGFβ1 act in…

3D-Printed Osteoinductive Polymeric Scaffolds with Optimized Architecture to Repair a Sheep Metatarsal Critical-Size Bone Defect

A new osteoinductive medical device is developed here for long bone repair by combining a…