Final Project Meeting in London

Dr D. McPhail und Prof. A. R. Boccaccini und Dr. Sharif Hussein Sharif Zein
Copyright 2009
The final scientific meeting of the project: “Preparation and Characterization of Calcium Phosphate Cement Reinforced with Bio-functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Medical Applications”, funded by the British Council under the PMI2 Connect initiative, was held on 14-15 December at Imperial College London. The project involved collaboration between researchers and students of the Department of Materials, Imperial College London (research groups of Dr D. McPhail and Prof. A. R. Boccaccini) and the School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Malaysia (Dr. Sharif Hussein Sharif Zein).
Key results of this project have been presented at international conferences and in recent scientific papers, including: Chew at al., Reinforcement of calcium phosphate cement with multi-walled carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin for injectable bone substitute applications, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, (in press).