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Biomaterials for Cell Delivery: Vehicles in Regenerative Medicine

1st Edition

Aaron S. Goldstein
December 10, 2018

The purpose of this book is to summarize key strategies and recent accomplishments in the area of developing cell/biomaterial constructs for regenerative medicine. The first section is a review of the state-of-the-art of biomaterial carriers and is divided into synthetic and natural materials. A...

Smart Biosensor Technology

2nd Edition

George K. Knopf, Amarjeet S. Bassi
December 03, 2018

Based on the success of the first edition, this second edition continues to build upon fundamental principles of biosensor design and incorporates recent advances in intelligent materials and novel fabrication techniques for a broad range of real world applications. The book provides a...

Biopolymers and Biomaterials

1st Edition

Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas
December 03, 2018

Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the...

Building Tissues: An Engineer's Guide to Regenerative Medicine

1st Edition

Joseph W. Freeman, Debabrata Banerjee
November 19, 2018

Tissue engineering uniquely applies concepts and techniques from biology and engineering in order to heal or produce new tissues after disease or traumatic injury. A successful tissue engineer must have knowledge of cellular biology, cell signaling, extracellular matrix development, and tissue...

Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, 4th edition

4th Edition

Paul H. King, Richard C. Fries, Arthur T. Johnson
October 16, 2018

This will be a substantial revision of a highly regarded text, intended for senior design capstone courses within departments of biomedical engineering, bioengineering, biological engineering and medical engineering, worldwide. Each chapter will be thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the...

Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials of Calcium Orthophosphates with Polymers

1st Edition

Sergey V. Dorozhkin
October 01, 2018

Mimicking the structure of calcified tissues and addressing the limitations of the individual materials, development of organic–inorganic hybrid biomaterials provides excellent possibilities for improving conventional bone implants.  Suitable biocomposites of ...

Designing with Natural Materials

1st Edition

Graham A. Ormondroyd, Angela F. Morris
September 24, 2018

In a world now forced to address the issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and the widespread pollution of land and oceans with manmade materials, alternative resources must be considered for the future of the planet. A vast array of natural materials is available throughout the world...

Biomaterials and Immune Response: Complications, Mechanisms and Immunomodulation

1st Edition

Nihal Engin Vrana
September 07, 2018

The interactions of the biomaterials with the host immune system is crucial for their functionality. This book aims to provide the reader with a better understanding of the role of the immune system in biomaterial applications. For this end, the book has dedicated chapters for i) explaining immune...

NanoBioMaterials

1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
July 24, 2018

The present book volume presents a holistic view of the aspects of nanobiomaterials incl. their stellar merits and limitations, applications in diverse fields, their futuristic promise in the fields of biomedical science and drug delivery. The federal & regulatory issues on the usage of...

Biomedical Engineering Principles

2nd Edition

Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, Alfred N. Ascione
June 28, 2018

Current demand in biomedical sciences emphasizes the understanding of basic mechanisms and problem solving rather than rigid empiricism and factual recall. Knowledge of the basic laws of mass and momentum transport as well as model development and validation, biomedical signal processing,...

Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction

1st Edition

Qizhi Chen, George Thouas
May 15, 2018

Explores Biomedical Science from a Unique Perspective Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction is a definitive resource for students entering biomedical or bioengineering disciplines. This text offers a detailed exploration of engineering and materials science, and examines the boundary and relationship...

Regenerative Engineering: Advanced Materials Science Principles

1st Edition

Yusuf Khan, Cato T. Laurencin
May 01, 2018

This book focuses on both advances in materials science and in scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to state-of-the-art research. Each chapter will delve into specific materials categories (e.g. composite materials, bioactive ceramics, etc.) and how these materials are...

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