Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering highlights the impact of novel bioactive materials in both current applications and their potential in the future progress of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering is a well investigated and challenging bio-medical field, with promising perspectives to improve and support the quality of life in diseased patients. This book brings together the latest research findings regarding the design and versatility of bioactive materials and their potential in tissue engineering. In addition, recent progress in soft and hard tissue engineering is presented within the chapters of the book.
- Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of bioactive materials in tissue engineering that can be used by researchers, engineers and academics
- Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in composites by companies, biomedical industries, and in related sectors
- Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years
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1. Nanobiomaterials for tissue engineering 2. Resorbable biomaterials: role of chitosan as a graft in bone tissue engineering 3. Novel twisted and coiled polymer artificial muscles for biomedical and robotics applications 4. Electrospun nanofibers for tissue enginneering applications 5. Recent advances of chitosan composites in artificial skin: the next era for potential biomedical application. 6. Resorbable polymer fiber reinforced composites in biomedical application 7. Possibilities and perspectives of chitosan scaffolds and their composites for tissue engineering 8. Hydroxyapatite: an inorganic ceramic for biomedical applications 9. Mechanical behaviour of hydroxyapatite-based dental resin composites 10. Molecular study of simulated body fluid and temperature on polyurethane/graphene polymeric nanocomposites: calcium carbonate and polymethyl methacrylate using dynamics modeling by Monte Carlo for applications in bone regeneration 11. New insights into nanohydroxyapatite/chitosan nanocomposites for bone tissue regeneration 12. Production of polymer 13. Bioactive glass-based composites in bone tissue engineering: synthesis, processing, and cellular responses 14. Mechanical and wear properties of nano titanium based dental composite resin 15. In vitro and in vivo technologies: an up to date overview in tissue engineering
Alina-Maria Holban is a lecturer in Microbiology and Immunology, at the Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; and associate researcher at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. Her primary area of research is the development of bionanomaterials with antimicrobial applications. Dr. Holban has published 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 42 conference/symposia proceedings, and has edited more than 21 edited books.
Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the editor-in-chief of two international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, authored nine books, and has served as an editor for more than 50 scholarly books.