Search for dissertations about: "Biomedical sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 424 swedish dissertations containing the words Biomedical sciences.

  1. 1. Fucoidan-Mimetic Glycopolymers Synthesis and Biomedical Applications

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mattias Tengdelius; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The marine polysaccharide fucoidan has demonstrated several interesting biological properties, for instance being antiviral, anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and platelet activating. Many of these properties are desirable for various biomedical applications. Yet, there are few reports on fucoidan being used in such applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of an Internet-Based Disease Management System for Chronic Heart Failure

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Gund; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; telemedicine; eHealth; home monitoring; treatment compliance; chronic diseases; health informatics; disease management; web-based; heart failure; internet;

    Abstract : Chronic diseases are one of the most challenging health problems in the world, and their burden on society is increasing. Managing these diseases using eHealth solutions could prove very beneficial, both in terms of economic costs and quality of life for patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. High-resolution biomedical phase-contrast tomography

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : William Twengström; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; x-ray; x-ray imaging; biomedical; phase contrast; tomography; zebrafish; coronary artery; virtual histology; ring artifacts; phase retrieval; mummy; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : Improved three-dimensional biomedical imaging can give a better understanding of tissue structure, growth and diseases. Most present imaging techniques that provide cellular spatial resolution are based on visible or infrared light. These methods cannot image deeper than a millimeter into tissue. READ MORE

  4. 4. High-throughput screening using multicellular tumor spheroids to reveal and exploit tumor-specific vulnerabilities

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wojciech Senkowski; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; spheroids; high-throughput screening; nitazoxanide; OXPHOS; gene expression profiling; statins; drug repositioning; 3D cell culture; quiescent cells; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : High-throughput drug screening (HTS) in live cells is often a vital part of the preclinical anticancer drug discovery process. So far, two-dimensional (2D) monolayer cell cultures have been the most prevalent model in HTS endeavors. However, 2D cell cultures often fail to recapitulate the complex microenvironments of in vivo tumors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Extracellular Matrix Based Materials for Tissue Engineering

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Aulin; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Extracellular matrix; collagen synthesis; bioreactor; cell culture; bone morphogenetic protein-2; noggin; hyaluronan; cartilage; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Medical technology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Medicinsk teknik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Clinical genetics Molecular biology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Klinisk genetik Molekylärbiologi; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Orthopaedics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Ortopedi; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Transplantation surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Transplantationskirurgi; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Morphology Biomaterials; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Morfologi Biomaterial; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Organic chemistry Polymer chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Organisk kemi Polymerkemi; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering Chemical process and manufacturing engineering Materials chemistry; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik Kemisk process- och produktionsteknik Materialkemi; cellforskning; Cell Research; materialvetenskap; Materials Science; medicinsk cellbiologi; Medical Cell Biology; ortopedi; Orthopaedics;

    Abstract : The extracellular matrix is (ECM) is a network of large, structural proteins and polysaccharides, important for cellular behavior, tissue development and maintenance. Present thesis describes work exploring ECM as scaffolds for tissue engineering by manipulating cells cultured in vitro or by influencing ECM expression in vivo. READ MORE