MEBM-201 – Biomaterials

Course lecturer :

Dr. Abouzeid A. Thabet

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

At the end of the course, the students will be able to; 1-The purpose of this course is to bring together scientists from different backgrounds (physics, physical and organic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, engineering, medicine and industry) interested in different aspects of interactions of biomaterials with biological and model membranes

Course description :

Mechanical properties of biologic and synthetic materials- strain analysis- visco-elasticity – tissue response to implants and vice versa – and implant materials for interfacing with hard and soft tissues and blood.

Course assessment :

Mid-Term 15 Assignment & Activities 10 Final exam (Written) 75 Total 100

Recommended text books :

Joon Park and R.S. Lakes. Biomaterials. 3rd edition. 2007

Recommended refrences :

An Introduction to Biomaterials, Second Edition Jeffrey O. Hollinger, 2011