Event Title

Degradable Conductive Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Research Mentor(s)

Murphy, Amanda R.

Description

Conducting polymers have shown promising results for biomedical applications and nanotechnologies. However, these results are limited to experiments that take place outside of the body because their brittle structure and non-biodegradability pose limitations as far as biomedical applications are concerned. Here, progress towards the synthesis and characterization of a biodegradable conducting polymer that is crosslinked via disulfide bonds will be presented.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

16-5-2018 12:00 AM

End Date

16-5-2018 12:00 AM

Department

Chemistry

Genre/Form

student projects, posters

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Biomedical materials; Polymers in medicine

Type

Image

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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Degradable Conductive Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Conducting polymers have shown promising results for biomedical applications and nanotechnologies. However, these results are limited to experiments that take place outside of the body because their brittle structure and non-biodegradability pose limitations as far as biomedical applications are concerned. Here, progress towards the synthesis and characterization of a biodegradable conducting polymer that is crosslinked via disulfide bonds will be presented.