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dc.contributor.author Yannas, Ioannis
dc.contributor.author Spector, Myron
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2003
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-08T10:06:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-08T10:06:47Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12
dc.identifier 20.441-Fall2003
dc.identifier.other 20.441
dc.identifier.other 2.79J
dc.identifier.other 3.96J
dc.identifier.other HST.522J
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-e1af5d3c45e1048ac71d66822814879f
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/67471
dc.description.abstract This course is an introduction to principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Topics include methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein adsorption on biomaterials. Molecular and cellular interactions with biomaterials are analyzed in terms of unit cell processes, such as matrix synthesis, degradation, and contraction. It also covers mechanisms underlying wound healing and tissue remodeling following implantation in various organs. Other areas include tissue and organ regeneration; design of implants and prostheses based on control of biomaterials-tissue interactions; comparative analysis of intact, biodegradable, and bioreplaceable implants by reference to case studies. Also addressed are criteria for restoration of physiological function for tissues and organs. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject medical implants en
dc.subject artificial organs en
dc.subject tissue engineering en
dc.subject matrix en
dc.subject biomaterials en
dc.subject protein adsorption en
dc.subject unit cell process en
dc.subject wound healing en
dc.subject tissue remodeling en
dc.subject tissue regeneration en
dc.subject organ regeneration en
dc.subject prosthesis en
dc.subject biodegradable en
dc.subject bioreplaceable implants en
dc.subject BE.441 en
dc.subject 2.79J en
dc.subject 3.96J en
dc.subject HST.522J en
dc.subject 2.79 en
dc.subject 3.96 en
dc.subject HST.522 en
dc.title 20.441 / 2.79J / 3.96J / HST.522J Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions (BE.441), Fall 2003 en
dc.title.alternative Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions (BE.441) en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 140301 en
dc.subject.cip Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering en
dc.date.updated 2011-12-08T10:06:48Z


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