May 28, 2020  
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APSC 427 - Biomedical Materials and Devices


Spring (3) Prerequisite(s): APSC 201  and BIOL 203  and CHEM 103  and CHEM 103L  

The class covers the physical and chemical properties of the different types of biogenic biomaterials, biomineralization, and the hierarchical organization of biological materials. The class further addresses polymers, ceramics, and metals for biomedical applications. Functional uses of materials and devices in medical applications, and biocompatibility. Design of multicomponent and multi-functional materials and devices. Implants for cardiovascular, drug delivery, prosthetic, and health monitoring applications, covering hard and soft tissues. Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.