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Ph.D. Buddy D. RATNER Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering and Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


1967 B.S., Brooklyn College
1972 Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
 Research Interests:
 Biointerface synthesis, modification and characterization
 Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
 Synthesis and characterization of polymeric biomaterials
 Healing, inflammation


Marisa L. Sylvester and Buddy D. Ratner, Collagen affinity coating for surface binding of decorin and other biomolecules: Surface characterization, Biointerphases, 12(2), 02C419-1-8, 2017
B. D. Ratner , A Pore Way to Heal and Regenerate: 21st Century Thinking on Biocompatibility, Regenerative Biomaterials, 3 (2): 107-110, 2016
Luisa Mayorga Szott, Colleen A. Irvin, Mikael Trollsas, Syed Hossainy, Buddy D. Ratner, Blood Compatibility Assessment of Polymers used in Drug Eluting Stent Coatings, Biointerphases, 11. 029806, 2016
E.M. Sussman, M.C. Halpin, J. Muster, R.T. Moon, B.D. Ratner, Porous implants modulate healing and induce shifts in local macrophage polarization in the foreign body reaction, Annals of Biomed Engineering, 42(7):1508-16, 2014
B.D. Ratner, Going out on a limb about regrowing an arm , J. Materials Sci: Materials in Medicine, 24(11):2645-9, 2013
B.D. Ratner, The Biocompatibility Manifesto: Biocompatibility for the Twenty-first Century, J. Cardiovasc Transl. Res., 4(5), 2011