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Advanced Bioactive Inorganic Materials for Bone Regeneration and Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Edited by Chengtie Wu, Jiang Chang, Yin Xiao

CRC Press

244 pages

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Description

Bioceramics play an important role in repairing and regenerating defective or damaged bone. Annually, more than 500,000 bone graft procedures are performed in the United States and approximately 2.2 million are conducted worldwide. Advanced Bioactive Inorganic Materials for Bone Regeneration and Drug Delivery reviews the latest advances in the fiel

Table of Contents

Mesoporous Bioactive Glasses for Drug Delivery and Bone Tissue Regeneration. Silicate-Based Bioactive Ceramics for Bone Regeneration Application. Functional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with a Core-Shell Structure for Controllable Drug Delivery. 3D Plotting of Bioceramic Scaffolds under Physiological Conditions for Bone Tissue Engineering. Biomimetic Preparation and Biomineralization of Bioceramics. Preparation and Mechanism of Novel Bioceramics with Controllable Morphology and Crystal Growth. Bioactive Inorganic and Organic Composite Materials for Bone Regeneration and Gene Delivery. Index.

About the Editors

Chengtie Wu, Ph.D., works at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on advanced bioactive inorganic materials for bone tissue engineering and drug delivery application. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed journal papers, including 12 papers in Biomaterials, the top journal in the field of biomaterials. The published papers have been cited more than 900 times. Dr. Wu has been awarded five patents and two of his technology patents have been transferred to companies.

Jiang Chang, Ph.D., is the director of the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Center at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on bioactive materials for tissue regeneration and tissue engineering. He has over 200 scientific papers published in international peer-reviewed scientific journals, including NanoLetters, Advanced Materials, European Cells and Materials, the Journal of Controlled Release, and Biomaterials.

Yin Xiao, Ph.D., is a biomedical scientist, dentist, and professor of medical engineering at Queensland University of Technology. Dr. Xiao has an international standing in the research areas of biomaterials, bone biology, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and orthopedic and dental research. He is a reviewer for a number of international and national grant bodies, an editorial board member on a series of scientific journals, and an invited reviewer of over 40 journals.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science