Sym 30  |  Roger Narayan Ceramic for Medical Applications
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Sym 30 Ceramic for Medical Applications
Organizer Roger Narayan University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University, USA
Co-Organizer Hui-Suk Yun
Juliana Marchi
Hao Bai
Francesco Baino
Korea Institute of Materials Science, Korea
Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Zhejiang University, China
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
New ceramic materials are being developed that will provide improvements in diagnosis and treatment of medical and dental conditions. In addition, the development and use of nanostructured materials, biomimetic materials, and inorganic-organic structures has generated considerable scientific interest in the global bioceramics community. This symposium will allow for discussion among the many groups involved in the development and use of bioceramics, including researchers, medical device manufacturers, and clinicians.

Proposed Session Topics

• Antibacterial ceramics
• Advanced processing of bioceramics
• Biomineralization
• Bioactive ceramics
• Biomimetic ceramics
• Ceramic biosensors
• Ceramics for drug and gene delivery
• In vitro and in vivo characterization of bioceramics
• Magnetic ceramics for medical applications
• Mechanical properties of bioceramics
• Medical and dental applications of bioceramics
• Nanostructured bioceramics
• Porous bioceramics 
• Self-assembled bioceramics