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TOPICS

Polymers in Medicine and Biology 2018 workshop will cover a wide range of topics, showcasing the most exciting and latest in the field to include:

1. Advances in Drug Delivery
– Amphiphilic biomaterials, micelles and liposomes
– Nano- and micro-particle carriers
– Membranes and bio-transport
– Delivery of large molecules: Genes and proteins
– Targeting and bio-conjugates
– Polymer-drug compatibility

2. Surfaces and Biointerfaces
– Cell-material interactions
– Controlling infection and inflammation
– Chemical and physical modifications of surfaces
– Advances in surface analysis

3. Biomaterials
– Peptides, proteins and proteomics
– Biodegradable polymers and copolymers
– Natural bio-macromolecules
– Silicones and fluoropolymers
– Hydrogels and their nanocomposites
– Biomaterial adhesives

4. Implants and Implantable Materials
-- Cardiovascular systems
-- Orthopedics and bone
-- Dental materials and applications
-- Advances in ocular systems
-- Nerve regeneration
-- Scaffolds, morphology and architecture

5. Biomaterials Entrepreneurship session

6. Special theme session (topic to be decided later)