This book focuses on both advances in materials science and in scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to state-of-the-art research. Each chapter will delve into specific materials categories (e.g. composite materials, bioactive ceramics, etc.) and how these materials are specifically designed for regenerative engineering applications. There will also be unique chapters on Biologically Derived Scaffolding along with 3-D Printing Technology for Regenerative Engineeering.
The Role of Advanced Materials Science in Regenerative Engineeering. Advanced Polymers for Regenerative Engineering. Bioactive Ceramics and Metals for Regenerative Engineering. Composite Materials for Regenerative Engineering. Cell-Material Interactions. Substrate Guided Cell Behavior. Design of Complex Scaffolds and Scaffold Interfaces for Regenerative Engineering. Hydrogels in Regenerative Engineering. Nanoscale Materials and Scaffolds. 3-D Printing Technology for Regenerative Engineering. Biologically Derived Scaffolding. Self-Healing Materials. New Frontiers