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) [...]
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 [...]
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.