About this Research Topic
This Research Topic represents an opportunity to connect fundamental understanding and applied research to increase our understanding of certain diseases, fluids and materials in the biomedical field therein highlighting opportunities for developing products and treatments towards improved healthcare. The theme of this Research Topic will be at the intersection between chemistry, biology and physics and will focus on the role of rheological and mechanical properties typical in the field of soft matter in these biomedical applications.
Covered topics include but are not limited to: gels, foams, emulsions, suspensions, colloids, polymers, surfactants, capsules, vesicles, lipid bilayers, bacteria, bacterial biofilms, red blood cells, blood, biological fluids, active matter, microfluidics, 3D printing, soft robots, microrheology and artificial intelligence.
Accepted manuscripts will be in the form of short articles (up to 3000 words), long articles or reviews.
Antonio Perazzo is an employee of Novaflux Inc. and Advanced Biodevices LLC and collaborates with Protegera Inc. The views expressed in the articles publishes on this special issue are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of Novaflux Inc., Advanced BioDevices LLC or Protegera Inc.
Keywords: Rheology, Complex fluids, Soft Matter, Biomaterials, Pharmaceuticals
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