Next generation bone cement with tailor-designed antibiotics release profiles and prolonged antibacterial activity

Reginald Tan received PhD degree from University of Cambridge in 1989. He is Director (Research) of the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES, Singapore) and concurrently a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore. His current research is in crystallisation science and modelling, and formulation sciences.

Shoucang SHEN obtained PhD degree from National University of Singapore at 2001. Currently, he is a senior scientist in Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES, Singapore). His research interest includes formulation of poorly soluble drugs and controlled release of active ingredients, as well as the exploration of nanotechnology.

Ng Wai Kiong obtained PhD degree from National University of Singapore and Diplom Ingenieur from Technical University of Clausthal, Germany. He is Team Leader (Formulation Sciences) in the Crystallisation and Particle Sciences Division, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES, Singapore).

REFERENCE

Shen SC1, Ng WK2, Dong YC2, Ng J2, Tan RB3. Nanostructured material formulated acrylic bone cements with enhanced drug release. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2016 ;58:233-41.

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