The Laboratory of Osteoarticular Biology, Bioengineering and Bioimaging  (B3OA) UMR CNRS 7052 INSERM U1271 is affiliated with the CNRS Ingénierie , 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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CNRS Ingénierie places our nutritive hydrogel in the spotlight!

Our publication on the development of a nutritive hydrogel is highlighted by the CNRS Ingénierie.

Enzyme-controlled, nutritive hydrogel for mesenchymal stromal cell survival and paracrine functions

We hereby propose a paradigm shift for enhancing MSC survival by designing, developing, and testing…

Glucose depletion decreases cell viability without triggering degenerative changes in a physiological nucleus pulposus explant model

The present study provided evidence for glucose depletion as an essential player in NP cell…