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Biomaterials Science and Technology: Fundamentals and Developments

1st Edition

Yaser Dahman
February 25, 2019

 Biomaterials Science and Technology: Fundamentals and Developments presents a broad scope of the field of biomaterials science and technology, focusing on theory, advances, and applications. It reviews the fabrication and properties of different classes of biomaterials such as bioinert,...

Biopolymers and Biomaterials

1st Edition

Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas
December 18, 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...

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...

Self-Healing at the Nanoscale: Mechanisms and Key Concepts of Natural and Artificial Systems

1st Edition

Vincenzo Amendola, Moreno Meneghetti
November 21, 2018

A complete panorama of self-healing strategies, Self-Healing at the Nanoscale: Mechanisms and Key Concepts of Natural and Artificial Systems focuses on the development of new nanoscale self-healing systems, from general concepts to physical chemical mechanisms. With a special emphasis on key...

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...

Regenerative Engineering

1st Edition

Cato T. Laurencin, Yusuf Khan
November 06, 2018

Distinct from tissue engineering, which focuses primarily on the repair of tissues, regenerative engineering focuses on the regeneration of tissues: creating living, functional tissue that has the ability to replace organs that are dysfunctional. The challenge of working in an area like...

Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, 4th edition

4th Edition

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

  This fourth edition is 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 has been thoroughly updated and revised...

Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials of Calcium Orthophosphates with Polymers

1st Edition

Sergey V. Dorozhkin
October 01, 2018

This title gives an overview of composites and biocomposites. It discusses the history of CaPO4/ /polymer biocomposites and hybrid biomaterials, as well as analyzing the latest developments in the field. It also covers bioactivity and biodegradation of CaPO4-based biomaterials....

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...

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