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Crossdisciplinary Introduction to Biomaterials - 3 TCPS

This course is given in collaboration with the Swedish National Graduate School in Odontological Scienc and will be held as boarding school in Gothenburg

This course is theoretical in character but with inclusions of laboratory work/laboratory demonstrations. The teaching will be performed as lectures, seminars and with own practical excercises. The course aims to mediate knowledge and insights into:

- Clinical background to biomaterials – needs in medicine..

- Materials classes and their applications.

- Material degradation. - Human anatomy and physiology.

- Inflammation and wound healing. Host response towards foreign materials.

- Cell biology. Fundamentals on tissues and organs. - Protein adsorption. Interactions between blood proteins and surfaces.

- Humoral cascade systems behaviour at foreign surfaces.

- Biomaterials related infection.

- Mass transport in soft materials.

- Drug formulations.

- Bio surfaces.

- Analytical techniques in biomaterials.


Contact Information


Box 412, 405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address:
Arvid Wallgrens backe 20, 7th floor

+46 31 786 27 45

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