Buddy D. Ratner

Affiliated Society: Society for Biomaterials
Country of Residence: USA
Current Position: Professor


Buddy D. Ratner is Director of the University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB21) Engineering Research Center. He holds the Michael L. and Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization and is Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, University of Washington.

Areas of research interest:
Buddy Ratner’s professional interests include biomaterials, tissue engineering, polymers, biocompatibility, kidney dialysis technology, drug delivery, surface analysis, self-assembly, nanobiotechnology, RF-plasma thin film deposition, technology commercialization and biomaterials education.

Research keywords:
Engineering Cells and Their Microenvironments