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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2016
Symposium Surface Properties of Biomaterials
Organizer(s) Amit Bandyopadhyay, Washington State University
Susmita Bose, Washington State University
Mukesh Kumar, Biomet Inc
Jason B Langhorn, DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction
Venu G Varanasi, Texas A & M University
Scope The symposium on “surface properties of biomaterials” aims to provide an international forum for scientists and engineers to report latest research findings, to exchange ideas and information to establish research related to the recent advances in surface science for ceramic, polymeric and metallic and composite biomaterials.
The importance of this symposium is due to the increasing demand for medical devices for our ageing population whose median age is continually increasing globally. Since cells will always interact with the materials surface first, understanding of surface properties and their utilization are the keys to develop biomedical devices with improved functionality and broader applicability.
This symposium will focus on these general topics:
• Chemistry and grain size effects on biomaterials
• Influence of surface chemistry on drug delivery
• Surface characterization of biomaterials
• In vitro cell-materials interactions
• In vivo tissue-materials interactions
• Resorbable biomaterials in tissue engineering
• Texturing of biomaterials and surface functionalization
• Surface charge and surface energy measurements
• Surfaces to improve antimicrobial properties
• Bioactive coatings
• Wear resistant coatings and surface modifications
Abstracts Due 03/31/2016
Proceedings Plan Planned: None Selected

Additive In-situ 3D Printing of Gelatin-nanosilicate scaffolds for Rapid Bone Defect Healing
Altering the Surface Chemistry of Silicon Nitride Bioceramics for Improved Osteointegration
An Exploration of Plastic Deformation Dependence of Cell Viability and Adhesion in Metallic implant Materials
Biofilm Formation Behavior on Graphene in a Circulation-type Laboratory Biofilm Reactor
Developing New Biomaterials Surfaces that the FDA will Approve for Implantation
Effect of Topography on Corrosion Rate and Biocompatibility of a Mg Alloy as a Biomaterial
Effects of Laser Etching on Cytotoxicity and Mechanical Properties of Polyetheretherketone
Electrochemical Deposition for Tuning Hydroxyapatite Morphology
Electrophoretic Deposition as a Biofabrication Technique
Evolution of Mechanics of Cancer Cells on Tissue Engineered Scaffolds
Genetically Engineered Materials Building upon Biomimetic Interfaces
Hydroxyapatite Precipitation on Cast and Forged Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-7Nb Alloys
In Vitro and In Vivo Biocompatibility Evaluation of Laser Processed Co Based Alloys with and without Calcium Phosphate for Load Bearing Applications
In Vitro Degradation and Bioactivity of SrO Doped Magnesium Phosphate for Bone Tissue Engineering
Iron and Silicon Doped 3D printed Tricalcium Phosphate Scaffolds: Enhanced In Vivo Bone Formation in Rat Femur Defect Model
Long Term Silver Release Study Using Porous Titanium Implants with and without Surface Modification
Material Replacement to Reduce Protein Loss during Hemodialysis
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Heat Treated Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy
Reduced Metabolic Activity of Porphyromas Gingivalis on Silicon Nitride Bioceramics
Silicon and Magnesium Doped Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Titanium Alloy Implants: Enhanced In Vivo Osseointegration in Rat Femur Defect Model
Study of Osteoblast Cells on Different Morphologies of Titanium Dioxide Nanotubes
Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Blood Contacting Medical Devices
Surface Modification of Titanium Foams Produced by Freeze-casting to Enhance Osseointegration
UHMWPE Wear Evaluations Using HT-CVD Alumina Coated CoCrMo in a Hip Simulation Study

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