Congratulations to Chair Joachim Kohn on receiving the 2019 Founders Award

                Congratulations to Joachim Kohn, PhD, FBSE, on receiving The 2019 Founders Award from the USA Society for Biomaterials. The award is based on long-term, landmark contributions to the discipline of biomaterials. The awardee will be selected from formal nominations submitted accompanied by the curriculum vitae of the [...]

Fellows Debate at SFB 2019

Pictured left to right: Joachim Kohn, Hasan Uludag, Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, and Ali Khademhosseini   The Fellows Session hosted this year at SFB 2019 was an outstanding success! The approximately 150+ attendees enjoyed listening to and engaging the speakers who debated on the topic "In-Situ Approaches for Tissue Creation are Better than ex-vivo Approaches." Thank [...]

Fellows Debate at ESB 2018

Pictured left to right: Joachim Kohn, Abhay Pandit, Andrés García, and Serena Best A Fellows Session was hosted at ESB 2018 and we are happy to report it was a great success! The approximately 100 attendees enjoyed listening to and engaging the speakers who presented on "The One Billion Euro Gamble: Are these the next [...]

Fellows at SFB 2018

Many Fellows are speaking and/or are being recognized at this year’s SFB Annual Meeting. We highly recommend that you visit some of the talks, posters, panels, and events featuring these outstanding scientists and engineers listed below!   Wednesday, April 11 Panel: Contemporary Biomaterials' Ethics: Fundamentals, Recent Issues, and Controversial Case Studies (1:00 – 3:00 pm) [...]

Generous Donation from AO Research Institute Davos – Thank You!

Thank you very much to the AO Research Institute Davos and its Director, Prof. R. Geoff Richards, for the generous donation of 2000 CHF in support of the further development of this website. We are excited to continue the development of this website to increase the recognition of Fellows and their contributions to biomaterials science and [...]

Fellows Recognized with High Honors

Three Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering were recently named to the Orders of Canada and Australia. Many congratulations! Molly S Shoichet Officer of Order of Canada Michael Sefton Officer of Order of Canada Anthony Weiss Member of Order of Australia If you are a Fellow and you have news you would like to share, [...]

SFB Fellows Business Meeting 2018 Scheduled

The Fellows Business Meeting will be held at 11am on Thursday, 4/12 at the SFB meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. All Fellows should have received a meeting invite via email. If you are a Fellow and did not receive one, please contact us.

Fellows Session at ESB 2017 – A Great Success!

    We are excited to report the fellows session was a great success! The room was standing-room only and an audience of approximately 200 enjoyed the presentations by Fellows on Important Biomaterials Science Controversies. The College is looking to build on the success of this event at future Society meetings and the [...]

International Exchange Program at ESB 2017

Two of the 2017 International Exchange Students presented work done on the exchange at the ESB 2017 Annual Meeting I-Ning Lee spoke about her work on "Control of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion and Differentiation using Large-Area Chemical Nanoarrays by Polymer Pen Lithography" Maria Puertas presented a poster on "Novel Bioinspired Functional Polymers with Bioadhesive and [...]

Summer Exchange 2017

The US branch of the ICF Summer Exchange Program has come to a close for 2017. Thank you very much to the students who participated! Ms. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik, PhD student in Materials Science at the AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. Her research interests include scaffolds for tissue engineering of small blood vessels [...]