Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications includes topics at the interface of the biomedical sciences and materials engineering. These topics include:
• Bioinspired and biomimetic materials for medical applications
• Materials of biological origin for medical applications
• Materials for "active" medical applications
• Self-assembling and self-healing materials for medical applications
• "Smart" (i.e., stimulus-response) materials for medical applications
• Ceramic, metallic, polymeric, and composite materials for medical applications
• Materials for in vivo sensing
• Materials for in vivo imaging
• Materials for delivery of pharmacologic agents and vaccines
• Novel approaches for characterizing and modeling materials for medical applications

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Editorial board


  • X. J. Loh
    Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore
  • M. L. Oyen
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Managing Editor

  • W. Yang
    Del Mar, CA, USA

Special Content Editor

  • Z. Li
    Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore

Associate Editors

  • E. Arzt
    Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • A. Atala MD
    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
  • G. Bao
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • B. Basu
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, UttarPradesh, India
  • K. Burg
    Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
  • B. Chichkov
    Laser Zentrum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • L. Curtiss
    Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA
  • B. Derby
    University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK
  • M. Given
  • E. Greenbaum
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
  • R.L. Juliano
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  • C.T. Laurencin
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
  • R. Le Sar
    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
  • A. Malshe
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
  • M. A. Meyers
    University of California at San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California, USA
  • N.A. Monteiro-Riviere
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
  • W.M. Mullins
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  • R. Naik
    Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, USA
  • M. Niinomi
    Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan
  • B. Pourdeyhimi
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • S. Ramakrishna
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • R. Ramanujan PhD
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  • T.H. Richardson
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  • R.O. Ritchie
    University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
  • F.J. Schoen
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • S. Seal
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • D. Shi
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • J.F.V. Vincent
    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, England, UK
  • I.V. Yannas
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • J.Y.R. Ying
    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The Nanos, Singapore