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, [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
[This event has passed, please see report here] We are excited to announce the Fellows Session at ESB 2017! It will be held Tuesday, September 5th 12-13:30 in Voudouri Hall The topic will be Important Biomaterials Science Controversies and will feature brief talks by 5 Fellows. Each talk is based around a different current controversy in [...]
Pictured from L to R: Michael Sefton, Jack Ricci, Fred Schoen, Joachim Kohn, David Granger, Peter Ma and Paul Santerre A very successful debate was held at the Society for Biomaterials meeting in April on the topic Clinical studies are the only true predictor of safety and efficacy for all new medical technologies. At [...]
[This event has passed, please see agenda/minutes here] The Fellows Business Meeting will be held on Tuesday Sept 5, 2017 12-13:30 in Room MC 3.2 at the ESB 2017 Annual Meeting in Athens. Fellows will recieve an invitation and RSVP information via email. An agenda will be sent to all those who RSVP.
This Fellows Session focused on the topic of biomaterials education. This is the 5th such session and the popularity of the event is ever-growing. Thank you to the speakers and the audience! Speakers: David Grainger, Dietmar Hutmacher, Kristi Anseth, Laura Poole-Warren, Kathleen Elizabeth Tanner, Lynne Jones Moderator: Joachim Kohn
The very popular Fellows Debate Session was held at the 2015 Society for Biomaterials meeting in Charlotte, NC. This year the topic was "Is translational research more impactful than basic research?" Two very strong teams debated this topic, but in the end the Basic Research team won. For Translational Research: David Grainger, John Kao, Michael [...]