3.051J / 20.340J Materials for Biomedical Applications, Spring 2004
Author(s)Mayes, Anne M.
Materials for Biomedical Applications
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Introduction to the interactions between cells and surfaces of biomaterials. Surface chemistry and physics of selected metals, polymers, and ceramics. Surface characterization methodology. Modification of biomaterials surfaces. Quantitative assays of cell behavior in culture. Biosensors and microarrays. Bulk properties of implants. Acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials. Topics in biomimetics, drug delivery, and tissue engineering. Laboratory demonstrations.
Surface characterization methodology, Quantitative assays of cell behavior, Organ replacement therapies, Acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials, Interactions between proteins, cells, Surface chemistry and physics of metals, polymers and ceramics, Biosensors, drug delivery and tissue engineering, 3.051J, 3.051, 20.340, 20.340J