Special Issue "Bioactive Materials for Biomedical Applications"

A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Biopharmaceutics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 195

Special Issue Editors

Protein Research Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute (GEBRI), City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications (SRTA-City), New Borg El-Arab City, Alexandria P.O. Box 21934, Egypt
Interests: polymers; wound dressings; antimicrobials; antioxidants; anti-inflammatory; hydrogels; chitosan; hyaluronan; keratinase; lipase; ubiquitin; posttranslational modification; nanoparticles; oxidative stress; mitochondrial dysfunction; oxidative damages
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Polymer Materials Research Department, Advanced Technologies, and New Materials Research Institute (ATNMRI), City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications (SRTA-City), New Borg El-Arab City, Alexandria P.O. Box 21934, Egypt
Interests: natural polymer; biomedical; pharmaceutical and environmental applications; antimicrobial polymers; polysaccharide; proteins; RO membrane
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Traditional materials are thought to lack intrinsic biological activities, hindering their use in the medical field. Therefore, the application of bioactive materials has been receiving considerable interest due to their potential implications for the diagnosis of human diseases and the treatment of several chronic diseases. Bioactive materials are next-generation biomaterials that interact with a variety of cells and tissues from living organisms. In this context, innovative bioactive materials with outstanding properties that may be utilized in several biomedical applications are motivating research on either the functionalization of materials or the integration of bioactive compounds into these materials to impart them with the desired activity. Furthermore, given their particular traits, the functionalization of materials is pivotal in devising new materials to secure unmet requisites; for instance, new stents and other cardiovascular requirements, active scaffolds for supporting the bones, or materials to promote wound healing. Moreover, smart bioactive materials are fabricated, including materials with new properties that can be used for drug delivery systems and intelligent medical materials.

Dr. Mohamed A. Hassan
Dr. Tamer M. Tamer
Guest Editors

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  • bioactive materials-derived nature
  • synthesis and characterization of biomedical materials
  • functionalized materials
  • in vitro/in vivo studies of biomedical materials
  • tissue engineering and wound healing
  • implantable biomedical materials
  • drug delivery systems and pharmacokinetic studies
  • bioactive gels and composites
  • thermo-responsive materials
  • nanocomposites

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