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20.441 / 2.79J / 3.96J / HST.522J Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions (BE.441), Fall 2003

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dc.contributor.author Yannas, Ioannis en_US
dc.contributor.author Spector, Myron en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2003 en_US
dc.date.issued 2003-12
dc.identifier 20.441-Fall2003
dc.identifier local: 20.441
dc.identifier local: 2.79J
dc.identifier local: 3.96J
dc.identifier local: HST.522J
dc.identifier local: 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_US
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dc.subject medical implants en_US
dc.subject artificial organs en_US
dc.subject tissue engineering en_US
dc.subject matrix en_US
dc.subject biomaterials en_US
dc.subject protein adsorption en_US
dc.subject unit cell process en_US
dc.subject wound healing en_US
dc.subject tissue remodeling en_US
dc.subject tissue regeneration en_US
dc.subject organ regeneration en_US
dc.subject prosthesis en_US
dc.subject biodegradable en_US
dc.subject bioreplaceable implants en_US
dc.subject BE.441 en_US
dc.subject 2.79J en_US
dc.subject 3.96J en_US
dc.subject HST.522J en_US
dc.subject 2.79 en_US
dc.subject 3.96 en_US
dc.subject HST.522 en_US
dc.title 20.441 / 2.79J / 3.96J / HST.522J Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions (BE.441), Fall 2003 en_US
dc.title.alternative Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions (BE.441) en_US


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