Biointerfaces Institute Mcmaster University
Synthesis of hydroxyapatite and other bioceramics. Fabrication of nanoparticles and nanofibers. Electrodeposition of polymers, bioceramics, bioglass and composites. Electropolymerization. Electrophoretic deposition. Investigation of fundamental adhesion mechanisms. Electrodeposition of composite polymer films, containing proteins, enzymes, antimicrobial agents. Fabrication of biomedical implants. Surface modification of implants with coatings, containing anticoagulants. Surface modification techniques. Investigation of corrosion protection. Anodization. Electrochemical biosensors. Porous scaffolds. Materials for drug delivery.