"Three times larger than its predecessor. Presents the chemical, physical, and structural properties of polysaccharides and synthetic and biodegradable polymers. Provides current applications of biomaterials and polymers for drug delivery, tissue engineering, biomedical sensing, and skin grafting, and as medical adhesives and textiles."
Antithrombin-Heparin Complexes Leslie R. Berry and Anthony K.C. Chan Glucose-Sensitive Hydrogels Seong Hoon Jeong, Kyung T. Oh, and Kinam Park Advances in Polymeric and Lipid-Core Micelles as Drug Delivery Systems Tiziana Musacchio and Vladimir P. Torchilin Modular Biomimetic Drug Delivery Systems Carmen Alvarez-Lorenzo, Fernando Yanez- Gomez, and Angel Concheiro Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Karine Andrieux, Julien Nicolas, Laurence Moine, and Gillian Barratt Drug Carrier Systems for Anticancer Agents Hiroyuki Koide, Tomohiro Asai, Kosuke Shimizu, and Naoto Oku Application of Polymer Drugs to Medical Devices and Preparative Medicine M.R. Aguilar, L. Garcia-Fernandez, M.L. Lopez-Donaire, F. Parra, L. Rojo, G. Rodriguez, M.M. Fernandez, and J. San Roman Polymer Implants for Intratumoral Drug Delivery and Cancer Therapy Brent D. Weinberg and Jinming Gao Biological Stimulus-Responsive Hydrogels A.K. Bajpai, Sanjana Kankane, Raje Chouhan, and Shilpi Goswami Polymeric Materials for Surface Modification of Living Cells Yuji Teramura, Hao Chen, Naohiro Takemoto, Kengo Sakurai, and Hiroo Iwata Biomedical Applications of Shape Memory Polymers and Their Nanocomposites I. Sedat Gunes and Sadhan C. Jana Bioadhesive Drug Delivery Systems Ryan F. Donnelly and A. David Woolfson Nanomedicines Coming of Age Radoslav Savic, Jinzi Zheng, Christine Allen, and Dusica Maysinger Polymers for Myocardial Tissue Engineering J.A. Roether, H. Jawad, R. Rai, N.N. Ali, S.E. Hardling, and A.R. Boccaccini Acellular Tubular Grafts Constructed from Natural Materials in Vascular Tissue Engineering M.J.W. Koens, A.G. Krasznai, J.A. van der Vliet, T. Hendriks, R.G. Wismans, K.A. Faraj, W.F. Daamen, and T.H. van Kuppevelt pH-Responsive Polymers for Delivery of Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Yu Nie and Ernst Wagner Adhesive Biomaterials for Tissue Repair and Reconstruction Sujata K. Bhatia Polymeric Interactions with Drugs and Excipients James C. DiNunzio and James W. McGinity Manufacturing Multifunctional Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Vincenzo Guarino, Antonio Gloria, Roberto De Santis, and Luigi Ambrosio Virus-Based Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems Eva Roblegg and Andreas Zimmer Polymeric Biomaterials in Pulmonary Drug Delivery Nicole A. Beinborn and Robert O. Williams III Polymeric Gene Delivery Carriers for Pulmonary Diseases Xiang Gao, Regis R. Vollmer, and Song Li Biomedical Application of Membranes in Bioartificial Organs and Tissue Engineering Thomas Groth, Xiao-Jun Huang, and Zhi-Kang Xu Controlled Release Systems for Bone Regeneration Hossein Hosseinkhani Controlled Release Systems Targeting Angiogenesis Stephanie Deshayes, Karine Gionnet, Victor Maurizot, and Gerard Deleris Bioceramics for Development of Bioartificial Liver Tomokazu Matsuura and Mamoru Aizawa Materials Biofunctionalization for Tissue Regeneration Laura Cipolla, Laura Russo, Nasrin Shaikh, and Francesco Nicotra Polymers-Based Devices for Dermal and Transdermal Delivery Donatella Paolino, Margherita Vono, and Felisa Cilurzo