To form PEG based hydrogels on biomaterial surfaces in an interfacial photopolymerization process and to screen the coatings for interactions with cells and media that mimic physiologic fluids. It is hypothesized that these coatings will resist fouling and may be useful for implantable devices.
One of world’s foremost biotechnology companies with the goal of applying the most advanced technologies to address unmet medical needs.
Development of blood compatible hydrogel could have many applications
Create a hydrogel application procedure that results in accurate and reproducible results
Polymeric structures that absorbs water
Crosslinks, Polymer, Liquid (Water)
Covalent Bonds Linking One Polymer Chain to Another