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Biomaterials, the leading journal in the field. This edition brings
you current news about the NEW Impact Factor,
the Young Scientists Refereeing Programme and
the top 10 Biomaterials papers downloaded
Biomaterials deals with all situations where materials
interface with biological systems in the delivery of health care.
Topics covered in the journal include:
- Cell interactions with synthetic and
- Biomaterials based regenerative medicine
including tissue engineering
- Materials for all drug delivery systems
including vaccines and protein drugs
- Non-viral vectors for gene therapy and
- Advanced materials systems for in vivo
- Materials for in vitro diagnostics
- Materials for biotechnological
- The performance of materials in
- Biomimetic and bioactive materials
- Self-assembly in biological systems
- Biocompatibility at the nanoscale
More information about the journal's aims and scope can be found
would like to congratulate Biomaterials'
David F. Williams, for receiving
the prestigious 2007 US Society for Biomaterials
Founder's Award in recognition of his
lasting and seminal contributions in the field
Due to the increasingly high quality papers published in Biomaterials,
the journal maintains its number 1 position in Thomson Scientifics'
'Materials Science, Biomaterials' category with an Impact
Factor of 5.196* and
is also the top-ranked research journal in the 'Biomedical
Citation Reports® 2006, published by Thomson Scientific
Young Scientists Refereeing Programme
Biomaterials runs a school for young scientists wanting
to gain practical experience in refereeing papers for Biomaterials.
The programme runs twice a year and is open to senior graduate students
and post doctoral scientists.
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10 Biomaterials Paper Downloads in ScienceDirect®
Formulation of functionalized PLGA-PEG nanoparticles for in vivo targeted drug delivery
Volume 28, Issue 5, 1 February 2007, Pages 869-876
Cheng, J.; Teply, B.A.; Sherifi, I.; Sung, J.; Luther, G.; Gu, F.X.;
Levy-Nissenbaum, E.; Radovic-Moreno, A.F.; Langer, R.; Farokhzad,
Carbon nanotube applications for tissue engineering • Review article
Volume 28, Issue 2, 1 January 2007, Pages 344-353
Harrison, B.S.; Atala, A.
Stem cell-based tissue engineering with silk biomaterials • Review article
Volume 27, Issue 36, 1 December 2006, Pages 6064-6082
Wang, Y.; Kim, H.-J.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Kaplan, D.L.
Nanomedicine for implants: A review of studies and necessary experimental tools • Review article
Volume 28, Issue 2, 1 January 2007, Pages 354-369
Liu, H.; Webster, T.J.
Synthesis and surface engineering of iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications • Review article
Volume 26, Issue 18, 1 June 2005, Pages 3995-4021
Gupta, A.K.; Gupta, M.
Modulation of nano-hydroxyapatite size via formation on chitosan-gelatin network film in situ
Volume 28, Issue 5, 1 February 2007, Pages 781-790
Li, J.; Chen, Y.; Yin, Y.; Yao, F.; Yao, K.
The mechanical properties and osteoconductivity of hydroxyapatite bone scaffolds with multi-scale porosity
Volume 28, Issue 1, 1 January 2007, Pages 45-54
Woodard, J.R.; Hilldore, A.J.; Lan, S.K.; Park, C.J.; Morgan, A.W.;
Eurell, J.A.C.; Clark, S.G.; Wheeler, M.B.; Jamison, R.D.; Wagoner
Rational design of hydrogels for tissue engineering: Impact of physical factors on cell behavior • Review article
Volume 28, Issue 2, 1 January 2007, Pages 134-146
Brandl, F.; Sommer, F.; Goepferich, A.
Fabrication methods of an engineered microenvironment for analysis of cell-biomaterial interactions • Review article
Volume 28, Issue 2, 1 January 2007, Pages 126-133
Continuing differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells and induced chondrogenic and osteogenic lineages in electrospun PLGA nanofiber scaffold
Volume 28, Issue 2, 1 January 2007, Pages 316-325
Xin, X.; Hussain, M.; Mao, J.J.
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