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Section Board for 'Biomaterials'

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Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91058 Erlangen, Germany; Visiting Professor, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BP, UK
Fax: +49 9131 85 28602
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Interests: biomaterials; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; composite materials; waste recycling; carbon nanotubes; electrophoretic deposition; vascularization; bioceramics; biofabrication; bioactive coatings; drug delivery
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
Special Issue: Electrophoretic Deposition
Special Issue: Bioactive Glasses 2017
Special Issue: Selected papers from EUROMAT 2017 Conference—Biomaterials
Dr. Arne Berner
Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, D-13353, Berlin
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Interests: Tissue engineering; regenerative materials; biomaterials; bone regeneration; bone defects
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Regenerative Materials
Prof. Dr. Jung Kwon (John) Oh
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, SP275.09 Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6, Canada
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Interests: design and processing of nanoscale macromolecular biomaterials for biomedical applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Nanoscale Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Carla Renata Arciola
1.Head of the Research Unit on Implant Infections, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
2. Professor of General Pathology, Medical School, University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Interests: anti-adhesive surfaces; Anti-biofilm agents; Anti-biofouling materials; Antibiotic-loaded biomaterials; Anti-infective materials; Anti-infective tissue regeneration membranes; Bioactive antibacterial coatings; Materials delivering antimicrobials; Covalent conjugation of antimicrobial peptides; (GTR/GBR) membrane with anti-infective properties; Implant infections; Multilayer antibacterial films; Periprosthetic infections; Photocatalytic coatings for hygienic surfaces; Technologies and nano-technologies for infection-resistant surfaces
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Anti-Infective Materials in Medicine and Technology
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Materials Science in Italy 2017
Prof. Jérôme Chevalier
Materials Science Department, MATEIS, University of Lyon, INSA-LYON, UMR CNRS 5510, France
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Interests: biomaterials; ceramics; mechanics of materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare
Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare 2013
Special Issue: Selected papers from EUROMAT 2017 Conference—Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Juergen Stampfl
TU Wien Inst. fuer Werkstoffwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnologie Favoritenstrasse 9-11 A-1040 Wien, Austria
Tel. 43(0)1 58801-30862; Fax: +43(0)1 58801-30895
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Interests: additive manufacturing technologies; 3D-printing; materials testing; polymers; ceramics; biomaterials
Dr. Nadia Jessel
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Osteoarticular and Dental Regenerative Nanomedicine Laboratory, Faculté de Médecine, 11 rue Humann, Strasbourg, France
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Interests: material science; nanomedicine; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Therapeutics Delivery Systems for Regenerative Nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Georgios E. Romanos
Department of Periodontology, Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine, 106 Rockland Hall, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700, USA
Fax: +1 631 632 8670
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Interests: periodontal regeneration; wound healing; implant design; bone regeneration, cell signaling; lasers; periimplantitis treatment; connective tissue research; immediate loading of implants; management of complications
Prof. Dr. Andrew J. Ruys
Director of Biomedical Engineering (Education), Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney, AMME J07, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
Tel. +612 9351 8610
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Interests: biomedical engineering; synthesis and testing of biomaterials; the design of associated medical devices and technologies; bioceramics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Bioceramics
Special Issue: Bio-Inspired Applications of Composites
Prof. Dr. Franz E. Weber
Center of Dental Medicine, Oral Biotechnology & Bioengineering/MKG, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, , CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 634 3140
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Interests: hydrogels, bone substitute materials, additive manufacturing, GTR/GBR membranes, osteoconduction, osteoinduction, delivery of epigenetically active small chemicals, delivery of BMPs
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Novel Bone Substitute Materials
Dr. Marco Salerno
IIT – Italian Institute of Technology, Nanophysics Department, 16163 Genova Italy
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Interests: dental materials; atomic force microscopy; anodic porous alumina; composites; nanoindentation; surface treatment of dental implants; nanoporous oxides of valve metals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from PHOTOPTICS 2014
Special Issue: Intermetallic Alloys: Fabrication, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Advances in Physical and Wet-Chemical Methods for Inorganic Nanoparticles Synthesis
Special Issue: Dental Materials
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Materials Science in Italy 2017
Prof. Dr. Heather Sheardown
Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Room JHE-124A, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L7, Canada
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Interests: ophthalmic biomaterials; ophthalmic drug delivery; polymers; surface modification; protein adsorption; cell material interactions; hydrogels; contact lenses; intraocular lenses
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Biomaterials
Special Issue: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Special Issue: Biocompatibility of Materials 2013
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner
Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials & TU Dresden, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Hohe Str. 06, 01069 Dresden, Germany
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Interests: biomedical polymers; biointerfacial phenomena; hemocompatible materials; cell-instructive polymer matrices; bio-inspired materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Functional Polymers for Medical Applications
Prof. Dr. Marek M. Kowalczuk
School of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1SB, UK
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Interests: biodegradable polymeric materials; scaffolds; composite materials; polymer waste recycling; polymer mass spectrometry; bioactive oligomers; controlled drug delivery; ring-opening polymerization; metal free polymerization initiators
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Biodegradable and Bio-Based Polymers
Special Issue: Advances in Biodegradable Polymers
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Fax: +81 47 478 0406
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Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
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