CHEN 4805 - Biomaterials uri icon



  • Provides an overview of biomaterials. Covers major classes of materials used in medical applications, properties, degradation mechanisms, and characterization methods, foreign body response, methods to control physiological response to biomaterial surfaces, biocompatibility, biomaterials used in soft and hard tissue replacements, drug delivery devices and tissue engineering, and design criteria for developing a material for a given biological application. Recommended prerequisite: CHEM 3331.


  • Anseth, Kristi  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • Cha, Jennifer N  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023 / Spring 2024