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Section Board for 'Biomaterials' (16)

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Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Fax: +49 9131 85 28602
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Interests: biomaterials; bioactive glasses; composites; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
Special Issue in Materials: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
Special Issue in Coatings: Electrophoretic Deposition
Special Issue in Materials: Bioactive Glasses 2017
Special Issue in Materials: Selected papers from EUROMAT 2017 Conference—Biomaterials
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced Glasses, Composites and Ceramics for High Growth Industries
Prof. Minna Hakkarainen
Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Teknikringen 58, 11428 Stockholm, Sweden
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Interests: biobased materials; degradable polymers; recycling; graphene oxide; carbon dots; polymer nanocomposites; materials for packaging; biomedical applications and water purification
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Graphene in Biomedical Application
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 in Materials: 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 in Materials: 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 in Materials: Anti-Infective Materials in Medicine and Technology
Special Issue in Materials: 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 in Materials: Ceramics for Healthcare
Special Issue in Materials: Ceramics for Healthcare 2013
Special Issue in Materials: 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 in Materials: Therapeutics Delivery Systems for Regenerative Nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Georgios E. Romanos
Dept. of Periodontology, Director for LASER Education, Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine; Dept. of Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
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Interests: lasers, immediate loading, implant design, Periimplantitis, bone grafting techniques
Prof. Andrew Ruys
Director of Biomedical Engineering,University of Sydney,Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; ceramics; hydroxyapatite; alumina; ZTA (zirconia toughened alumina); DLC (diamond-like carbon); fibre-reinforced ceramics; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; electrophoretic deposition; bionic feedthroughs; bioactive coatings; DLC coatings; drug delivery
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Bioceramics
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Bio-Inspired Applications of Composites
Special Issue in Materials: Bioceramics: Bioinert, Bioactive, and Coatings
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 in Materials: 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 in Materials: Selected Papers from PHOTOPTICS 2014
Special Issue in Materials: Intermetallic Alloys: Fabrication, Properties and Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Physical and Wet-Chemical Methods for Inorganic Nanoparticles Synthesis
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Dental Materials
Special Issue in Materials: 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: hydrogels; polymers; contact lens; drug delivery
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Biomaterials
Special Issue in Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Special Issue in Materials: Biocompatibility of Materials 2013
Special Issue in Bioengineering: Ophthalmic Biomaterials
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 in Polymers: Functional Polymers for Medical Applications
Prof. Marek M. Kowalczuk
1. School of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
2. Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland
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Interests: biocompatible and biodegradable polymers; polymer mass spectrometry; bioactive oligomers; controlled drug delivery systems; ring-opening polymerization; forensic engineering of advanced polymeric materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Biodegradable and Bio-Based Polymers
Special Issue in Molecules: Advances in Biodegradable Polymers
Special Issue in Polymers: Biocompatible Polymers
Prof. Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
Department of Applied Chemistry, 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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