BME 49500/ 3 Cr.
This is a senior undergraduate level Tissue Engineering class that focuses on the basic principles of tissue engineering, including cell sources, influence of soluble and immobilized cues in tissue morphogenesis, matrix/scaffold preparation and characterizations, as well as the integration of the abovementioned components for the goal of assisting tissue regeneration, replacing lost tissues, or restoring tissue functions.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Tissue Engineering (Bernhard Palsson and Sangeeta Bhatia. PEARSON Education, Inc. 1st Ed. 2004)
- To become familiar with tissue engineering fundamentals including cell sources, processing of scaffolding materials, integration at cell-material interfaces, mechanisms of incorporation and release of biologics, engineered culture environments, and host-transplant integration.
- To gain understanding of the basic biological principles and physiological phenomena underlying cellular regulation during development, homeostasis, wound healing, and regeneration.
- To provide each student the opportunity to evaluate cutting-edge tissue engineering research.
- To offer students opportunity in technical presentation with selected tissue engineering topics.