Special Issue "Bioceramics: Materials, Properties and Applications"

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Materials Chemistry".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 December 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Frédéric Velard
Guest Editor
Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, EA 4691 BIOS, REIMS, France
Interests: bone; ceramics; inflammation; in vitro; in vivo

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The field of bioceramics is constantly growing. The main applications of bioceramics address the topics of drug delivery and tissue regeneration, especially for hard tissues such as teeth and bones. Thanks to new engineering approaches, the reconstruction of human tissues is becoming a reality. Yet, many fundamental problems remain to be solved for hard tissues such as bone. One of them is the requirement of adequate scaffold able to support, promote, and stimulate tissue ingrowth. New synthesis routes and functionalization, as well as original manufacturing processes, may help to overcome these limitations. Many avenues have to be explored to develop new bioceramics with properties intended to favor biological tissue regeneration. More new materials may lead to original applications for bioceramics. Therefore, this Special Issue of Materials will collect original, high-quality research papers covering the most recent advances and comprehensive reviews addressing state-of-the-art topics in the field of bioceramics materials, their properties, and their application systems for current and futuristic biomedical applications.

Dr. Frédéric Velard
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Bioceramics
  • Synthesis
  • Doping elements
  • Manufacturing
  • Characterization
  • Biological activity
  • 3D scaffolds
  • Biocompatibility
  • Inflammation
  • Infection
  • Regenerative properties

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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