Biomaterials II 2020/2021 (5 credits)

Spring 2021, 33 %, Campus

Start date: 23 March 2021

End date: 6 June 2021

Application Deadline: 15 October 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-66506 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: 120 credits and participation in Biomaterials I, 5 credits.
English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12083

About the course:

Basic concepts: general overview of the use of biomaterials and relevant biological aspects cells and tissues, the use of stem cells in regenerative medicine, the body's response to implanted material e.g. temporary vs. permanent implants, biodegradable materials, cell substrates, tailored tissue bioactive materials and drug-delivery systems interaction between proteins and surfaces, interaction between human tissue and biomaterial: properties of natural tissues and transplantation techniques biomimetic systems, sterilisation, evaluation methods for medical products.

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Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1 751 20 Uppsala

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