Special Issue “PacRim 9” published in J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Medicine

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and Prof. Min Wang (The University of Hong Kong) have guest edited the special section “Biomaterials at PacRim9” in J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Med., Volume 23, Number 10, 2012. This special section contains13 papers, including two review articles, written by invited authors based on their respective presentations at the Biomaterials Symposium of the PacRim 9 conference held in Cairs, Australia in July 2011.
The papers cover a wide range of biomaterials in medicine, namely, bioactive glasses, hydroxyapatite and calcium phosphates, polymer-bioceramic composites, advanced coatings with drug delivery function among other topics. Prof. Boccaccini acted as chair of the organizing committee of the Biomaterials Symposium at PacRim 2011.