Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering

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ISSN: 0959-2989
Volume 21; 6 issues
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Status Report: Last issue (volume 21:2) online on 8 June 2011
Next issue (volume 21:3) scheduled for July 2011

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Editor-in-Chief
Toshimitsu Yokobori, Jr.
Department of Nano Mechanics
Graduate School of Engineering
Tohoku University
Aobayama 01, Aobaku
Sendai 980-8579
Japan
Tel.: +81 22 795 6894
Fax:+81 22 795 6894
E-mail: yokobori@md.mech.tohoku.ac.jp

Founding Editor
Takeo Yokobori

Honorary Editors
W. Bonfield

E.Y.S. Chao

Y. Nosé

Executive Editor
J.B. Park

 
Editorial Advisory Board
H. Aoki, International Apatite Institute, Tokyo, Japan T. Ohashi, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
K. Asaoka, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan Y. Oshida, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
D.L. Bader, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, United Kingdom K. Ozeki, Tokyo Denki University, Saitama, Japan
J.C. Barbenel, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom H. Plenk, Institute Der Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
P. Calvert, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth MA, USA J.M. Price, Faegre & Benson, USA
U. M. Gross, Klinikum Steglitz der Freien Universitat, Berlin, Germany A.K. Saxena, Graz, Austria
H. Hamanaka, Tokyo Medital and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan D.C. Smith, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
P.I. Haris, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom T. Tamaki, Nippon Institute of Technology, Saitama, Japan
K. Hayashi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Y. Tanabe, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
Y. Ikada, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan T. Tateishi, MITI , Japan
H. Iwata, University of Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan N. Tomita, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
H. Kambic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH , USA J. Valenta, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
H. Kawaguchi, Keio University, Keio, Japan J.F.V. Vincent, The University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
J. E. Lemons, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL , USA R.A. White, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA , USA
M. Nakamura, Osaka Dental University, Japan L. H. Yahia, École Polytechnique, Montréal, Québec, Canada
E. Nordström, Abo Akademi University, Abo, Finland 

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Aims and Scope 
The aim of Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering is to promote the welfare of humans and to help them keep healthy. This international journal is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research papers, review articles and brief notes on materials and engineering for biological and medical systems. Articles in this peer-reviewed journal cover a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to: Engineering as applied to improving diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of disease and injury, and better substitutes for damaged or disabled human organs; Studies of biomaterial interactions with the human body, bio-compatibility, interfacial and interaction problems; Biomechanical behavior under biological and/or medical conditions; Mechanical and biological properties of membrane biomaterials; Cellular and tissue engineering, physiological, biophysical, biochemical bioengineering aspects; Implant failure fields and degradation of implants. Biomimetics engineering and materials including system analysis as supporter for aged people and as rehabilitation; Bioengineering and materials technology as applied to the decontamination against environmental problems; Biosensors, bioreactors, bioprocess instrumentation and control system; Application to food engineering; Standardization problems on biomaterials and related products; Assessment of reliability and safety of biomedical materials and man-machine systems; and Product liability of biomaterials and related products.
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