Biomedical Engineering II (Core)
H. Sheardown, M. Noseworthy, P. Margetts, T. Hoare, J. West-Mays (cross-listed as CHEM ENG 781)
An introduction to biomedical engineering with a health science focus. The biological and chemical concepts involved in the design and operation of medical devices and biological processes will be discussed. The following research themes will be emphasized: cell biological responses to biomaterials, toxicity / pharmacokinetics, tissue and genetic engineering, gene therapy, biotechnology physiological response to biomaterials.