Polymers for Biomedical Applications
BME 59500/ 3 Cr.
This course describes basic synthesis, characterization and applications of current synthetic and natural biocompatible polymers. This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in all areas who are interested in biomedical polymers, since polymers currently are so popular in biomedical, pharmaceutical and tissue engineering research. Topics include: overview of basic materials science, organic chemistry and biochemistry, introduction to polymers, biodegradable polymers, and polymeric hydrogels.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
P: General chemistry, organic chemistry, basic biology and “BME395 – Biomaterials” or materials science or special permission of instructor is required directly from course instructor.