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Biodegradable polymers as biomaterials
Biomedical Applications of Biodegradable Polymers.
- B. Ulery, L. Nair, C. Laurencin
- Materials Science, BiologyJournal of polymer science. Part B, Polymer…
- 15 June 2011
This review summarizes the most recent advances in the field over the past 4 years, specifically highlighting new and interesting discoveries in tissue engineering and drug delivery applications.
Polymers as biomaterials for tissue engineering and controlled drug delivery.
- L. Nair, C. Laurencin
- Biology, Materials ScienceAdvances in biochemical engineering/biotechnology
This review highlights various biodegradable polymeric materials currently investigated for use in two key medical applications: drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Curcumin‐loaded poly(ε‐caprolactone) nanofibres: Diabetic wound dressing with anti‐oxidant and anti‐inflammatory properties
- Jonathan Merrell, S. McLaughlin, Lu Tie, C. Laurencin, Alex F. Chen, L. Nair
- Biology, EngineeringClinical and experimental pharmacology…
- 1 December 2009
Results demonstrate that the curcumin‐loaded PCL nanofibre matrix is bioactive and has potential as a wound dressing with anti‐oxidant and anti‐inflammatory properties.
Animal models of osteoarthritis: classification, update, and measurement of outcomes
- Emmanuel L. Kuyinu, G. Narayanan, L. Nair, C. Laurencin
- MedicineJournal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
- 2 February 2016
This review summarizes the current understanding of the disease pathogenesis, invasive and non-invasive animal models, imaging modalities, and pain assessment techniques in the animals.
Electrospun poly(lactic acid-co-glycolic acid) scaffolds for skin tissue engineering.
Nanobiomaterial applications in orthopedics
- E. Christenson, K. Anseth, A. Mikos
- Materials Science, EngineeringJournal of orthopaedic research : official…
- 1 January 2007
Current trends in nanobiotechnology foreshadow a bright future through the use of nanobiomaterials in the orthopedic domain through the uses of nanocomposites and nanostructured materials.
Injectable hydrogels for bone and cartilage repair
The applications of hydrogels as scaffolds to mimic the native extracellular matrix of bone and cartilage regeneration and their application as injectable cell and protein delivery vehicle for bone and Cartilage regeneration are discussed.
Biomimetic Structures: Biological Implications of Dipeptide‐Substituted Polyphosphazene–Polyester Blend Nanofiber Matrices for Load‐Bearing Bone Regeneration
- M. Deng, S. Kumbar, L. Nair, Arlin L. Weikel, H. Allcock, C. Laurencin
- Materials Science, Engineering
- 22 July 2011
The feasibility of developing a mechanically competent nanofiber matrix via a biomimetic strategy and the advantages of polyphosphazene blends in promoting osteoblast phenotype progression for bone regeneration are demonstrated.
Biologically active chitosan systems for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
- T. Jiang, S. Kumbar, L. Nair, C. Laurencin
- Biology, Materials ScienceCurrent topics in medicinal chemistry
- 29 February 2008
This review highlights some of the biologically active chitosan systems for tissue engineering application and the associated strategies to develop such bioactive chitOSan systems.