International Conference on Biomaterials Implant Devices And Tissue Engineering
XXII annual meeting of the Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India) (SBAOI) &
V annual meeting of the Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (India)(STERMI)
From Jan 6-8, 2012.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College (REC)
Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs-India (SBAOI)
Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (STERMI)
Call of Papers for Following topics
Characterization and Evaluation
Alloys and Composites
Drug Delivery and Gene Therapy
Biomimetic and Natural Materials
Diagnostic tools and system
3D Scaffold Design
Stem Cell Engineering
Abstract Submission Deadline : 15th November, 2011
Acceptance of Abstract : 20th November, 2011
Full Paper Submission Deadline 31st December, 2011
All participants are asked to register online at www.rajalakshmi.org/bidte2012.
Biomaterials and their applications as implant devices and artificial organs are widely recognized as an emerging area for material scientists, biotechnologists, chemists, engineers and medical professionals. Such materials are synthetically produced outside the human body and once found suitable, are placed as human implants. Therefore they essentially integrate with the living organs and participate in the functioning of living systems. Recent developments in the areas of material science and biological science have enabled an impressive progress in our attempts to develop new biomaterials. The development of new biocompatible materials (bulk or coating) and/or refinement of existing material composition/processing techniques are expected to broaden the diversity of applications of biomaterials in the coming years. The progress in biomaterials research clearly requires an improved understanding in multiple disciplines as well as the development of new design methodologies in order to obtain better materials properties in terms of both physical properties as well as the biological performance.
Needless to mention that Chennai can boast of many academic institutions and research institutes actively involved in the broad areas of bio-ceramics and hence eminent scientists have been invited to the Annual meetings. The first national conference on bio-ceramics was held in 2005 followed by Indo-US bi-national workshop on Ceramics for Medical Applications and 8th Asian Bioceramics Conference in 2008. 2012 would also have focused sessions on “Advances in ceramics for biomedical applications. BIDTE-2012, has been planned to bring together leading global experts, and to identify new challenges and emerging trends of such a highly multidisciplinary research area. The conference would bring together researchers from various fields in this multidisciplinary areas involving Engineers (Biomedical, Mechanical, Chemical, Metallurgy, Electrical and Electronics)/Chemists and Materials scientists
with biologists/biotechnologists along with clinicians (Orthopedic, Dental, Ophthalmic , Vascular and Cardiac surgeons). An appropriate binding of research ideas/expertise ensures a comprehensive understanding of the processing-microstructure-properties (physical as well as in vitro / in vivo) of biocompatible materials.
The technical program of BIDTE-2012, covers Plenary, invited talks, Oral presentations and poster presentations on the growth of basic and technologically oriented research in biomaterials, devices. artificial organs and tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
The list of confirmed foreign speakers are :
- Prof. Yasuhiko TABATA, Kyoto University, Japan
- Swee Hin Teoh, National University of Singapore
- Dr Penny Martens University of New South Wales Sydney Australia
- Dr. Sreeram Ramakrishna, NUS, Singapore
- Dr. Artemis Stamboulis, Birmingham University
- Dr. Vishwa P. Shrivastava, College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nepal
- Dr. Balu Ranganathan, University of Malaysia, Malaysia.