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S5: Next generation bioceramics and biocomposites

Novel bioceramic materials are being developed that will provide improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and dental conditions. In addition, the development and use of nanostructured materials, bio-inspired materials, biomimetic materials, and inorganic-organic structures has generated considerable scientific interest. This symposium will allow for discussion among the many groups involved in the development and use of bioceramics, including ceramic researchers, medical device manufacturers, and clinicians.

 

Proposed session topics

  • Porous bioceramics (joint with Symposium 9)
  • Advanced processing of bioceramics
  • Bio-synthetic interfaces
  • Biomineralization and tissue-material interactions
  • Bioactive and resorbable ceramics
  • Bio-inspired and biomimetic ceramics
  • Self-assembled bioceramics
  • Ceramics for drug and gene delivery
  • Antibacterial surfaces
  • In vitro and in vivo characterization of bioceramics
  • Mechanical properties of bioceramics
  • Medical and dental applications of bioceramics
  • Nanostructured bioceramics (joint with Symposium 7)
  • Magnetic nanoceramics for biomedical applications
  • Light-emitting nanoceramics for bioimaging, sensing and therapy
  • Ceramic biosensors

 

Symposium organizers

  • Roger Narayan, University of North Carolina, USA; roger_narayan@unc.edu
  • Markus Reiterer, Medtronic, Inc., USA
  • Bikramjit Basu, Indian Institute of Science, India
  • Ilaria Cacciotti, Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano, Italy
  • Marta Cerruti, McGill University, Canada
  • Enrico Bernardo, Università di Padova, Italy
  • Eva Hemmer, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Canada
  • Chikara Ohtsuki, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Akiyoshi Osaka, Okayama University, Japan
  • Tolou Shokuhfar, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Kohei Soga, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Enrica Verné, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

 


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