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Combinatorial Methods for Rapid Screening of Biomaterials



Carl G. Simon Jr., N Washburn, S B. Kennedy, Naomi Eidelman, Y N. Deng, Eric J. Amis


Current methods for biomaterials development involve one-specimen-at-a-time characterization which is costly and time-consuming. Combinatorial and high-throughput methods hold the potential to enhance research and development in any field of scientific study. In the Polymers Division we are leading the way in the application of these approaches to the characterization of biomaterials. Towards this end, we have utilized gradient technology to create libraries with varying material properties focusing specifically on surface energy, polymer crystallinity and polymer composition.
Proceedings Title
Abstract Submitted to the Annual Meeting
Conference Dates
October 27-29, 2004
Conference Title
Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation


biomaterial, cell proliferation, combinatorial methods, elastic modulus, FTIR microspectroscopy, hgi-throughput assay, nanoindentation


Simon, C. , Washburn, N. , Kennedy, S. , Eidelman, N. , Deng, Y. and Amis, E. (2004), Combinatorial Methods for Rapid Screening of Biomaterials, Abstract Submitted to the Annual Meeting, [online], (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created October 1, 2004, Updated February 17, 2017