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In this homepage we present a glimpse at the activities carried out at METU-BIOMAT Research Group located at Biotechnology Research Unit (BRU) building. Biomaterials is an exciting field for researchers world wide from various branches of science, engineering and medicine.

News & Announcements

  • Recent Publication

    Ezgi Antmen,  Menekse Ermis,  Utkan Demirci,  Vasif Hasirci (2018). Engineered natural and synthetic polymer surfaces induce nuclear deformation in osteosarcoma cells. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials:

  • Second International Biomedical Engineering Congress 2018 (IBMEC-2018)

    The Second International Biomedical Engineering Congress 2018 (IBMEC-2018) will be held on 24-27 May 2018 in Near East University in North Cyprus.

  • Recent Publications

    Malikmammadov, E., Tanir, T. E., Kiziltay, A., Hasirci, V., & Hasirci, N. (2017). PCL-TCP wet spun scaffolds carrying antibiotic-loaded microspheres for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 1-20.

    DOI: 10.1080/09205063.2017.1354671

  • Recent Publications

    Bahcecioglu, G., Hasirci, N., & Hasirci, V. (2018). Effects of microarchitecture and mechanical properties of 3D microporous PLLA-PLGA scaffolds on fibrochondrocyte and L929 fibroblast behavior. Biomedical Materials, 13(3), 035005.

    DOI: 10.1088/1748-605X/aaa77f

  • Licencing Protocol Signed Between Prof. Vasıf Hasırcı and BTech Innovation on Development of Craniofacial Prostheses

    A licensing protocol was signed between Prof. Vasıf Hasırcı of BIOMATEN, and Mr. Kuntay Aktaş, General Manager of BTech Innovation company set up at METU Technopark, to develop 3D printed biodegradable craniofacial prostheses for the treatment of fractures of the skull.


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