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Frederick J. Schoen, M.D., Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 1992
For contributions to the science and technology of biomaterials, medical devices, and artificial organs, especially related to pathology/pathobiology and biomaterials/tissue and device/patient interactions.

Biomaterials Science, 4th Edition

Via Society For Biomaterials | March 1, 2020

Editors:

  • William Wagner, PhD
  • Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, PhD
  • Guigen Zhang, PhD
  • Michael J. Yaszemski, MD, PhD

Founding Editors:

  • Buddy Ratner, PhD
  • Allan Hoffman, ScD
  • Frederick Schoen, MD, PhD
  • Jack Lemons, PhD

Description

Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive text on biomaterials science, from principles to applications. It provides a balanced, insightful approach to both the learning of the science and technology of biomaterials, acting as a key reference for practitioners involved in the applications of materials in medicine. In this new edition, there are key updates to reflect the latest relevant research in the field, particularly in applications in nanotechnology, robotic implantation, and biomaterials utilized in cancer research detection and therapy. Other additions include regenerative engineering, 3D printing, personalized medicine and organs on a chip.

Based on customer feedback, the new edition also features a consolidation of redundant material to ensure clarity and focus. Where appropriate, end-of-chapter exercises have been included with online solutions available… Learn more.