Special Issue "Responsive Materials for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 August 2020.
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; polymers; stimuli-responsive materials; biomaterials; drug delivery; tissue engineering
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Stimuli-responsive materials have emerged as an exciting area of materials science and engineering. It is an inherently interdisciplinary research area that uses chemistry and chemical engineering to design, synthesize, and characterise materials of various classes (e.g. ceramics, glasses, metals, polymers, etc.). These stimuli-responsive materials have exhibited increasingly important applications in various fileds, including drug delivery, tissue engineering, diagnostics, biosensors, microelectromechanical systems, coatings, etc. In this Special Issue of Materials devoted to "Responsive Materials for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering", we warmly invite submissions related to the design principles underpinning such materials, their computational and theoretical modelling, their synthesis and engineering, and their applications.
Dr. John George Hardy & Dr. Baolin Guo
Manuscript Submission Information
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- stimuli-responsive materials
- biomedical engineering
- pharmaceutical sciences
- drug delivery
- tissue engineering