This book focuses on advances made in both materials science and scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to the latest and state-of-the-art research. Chapters delve into a sweeping variety of specific materials categories, from composite materials to bioactive ceramics, exploring how these materials are specifically designed for regenerative engineering applications. Also included are unique chapters on biologically-derived scaffolding, along with 3D printing technology for regenerative engineering.
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