Aerogels for Biomedical Applications


Aerogels for Biomedical Applications

Satyanarayan Pattnaik, Y. Surendra, J. Venkateshwar Rao, Kalpana Swain

The researchers across the world are actively engaged in strategic development of new porous aerogel materials for possible application of these extraordinary materials in the biomedical field. Due to their excellent porosity and established biocompatibility, aerogels are now emerging as viable solutions for drug delivery and other biomedical applications. This chapter aims to cover the diverse aerogel materials used across the globe for different biomedical applications including drug delivery, implantable devices, regenerative medicine encompassing tissue engineering and bone regeneration, and biosensing.

Aerogel, Biomedicine, Regenerative Medicine, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, Biosensing

Published online 2/25/2021, 20 pages

Citation: Satyanarayan Pattnaik, Y. Surendra, J. Venkateshwar Rao, Kalpana Swain, Aerogels for Biomedical Applications, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 98, pp 23-42, 2021


Part of the book on Aerogels II

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