Biomaterial Modifications and Improvement of Their Biocompatibility 2.0

A special issue of Biomedicines (ISSN 2227-9059).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2023) | Viewed by 297

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Department of Pharmacy, University G. d'Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bone regeneration, stem cells; oxidative stress; apoptosis; neuroprotection; antitumoral drugs; cell culture; in vitro systems; flow cytometry
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Dear Colleagues,

Biomaterial is a substance that has been engineered to interact with biological systems for a medical purpose. Biomaterials may be natural or synthetic and are used in medical applications to support, enhance, or replace damaged tissue or a biological function. For years, biomaterials have been required to passively take over the function of a damaged tissue in the long term. However, the role that biomaterials play in the clinical treatment of damaged organs and tissues is changing, and biomaterials are currently expected to trigger and harness the self-regenerative potential of the body in situ. To this end, research is currently focused on changes in various aspects of biomaterials to improve their biocompatibility, i.e., the ability to perform with an appropriate host response.

This Special Issue’s Editors invite original contributions and review articles that address the modification of biomaterial aiming to enhance their biocompatibility in various fields of application. These include but are not limited to medical implants, healing and regeneration of human tissue, nanoparticles, and drug delivery systems.

Prof. Dr. Viviana di Giacomo
Prof. Dr. Agata Przekora
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • biomaterials
  • bone regeneration
  • wound healing
  • regenerative medicine
  • cardiac valve
  • skin
  • nanoparticle
  • drug delivery
  • biocompatibility

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