It is with great sadness that we have been notified of the death of our colleague and friend Professor Jan Chlopek who passed away on Saturday, November 14th after a month-long struggle with COVID-19. Please visit his memorial page: http://www.biomat.krakow.pl/en/about/news/prof.-jan-chlopek-in-memoriam
Dr. Webster and his lab out of Northeastern University in Boston, MA have been working closely with the CDC to develop nanoparticles that can detect and treat the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here: "How Nanoparticles Could Help Us Get Closer To A Treatment for Covid-19"
At the last annual meeting of the International Union of Societies, Biomaterial Science and Engineering (IUSBSE), Joachim Kohn was elected as the next IUSBSE President and Mário Barbosa was elected as the next Secretary. Joachim and Mario will start their terms on the last day of the World Biomaterials Congress (WBC) 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. In [...]
We offer our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family and friends of Dr. Günther Heimke, during this difficult time. He was elected as the 3rd president of the ESB from 1981-1983 and nominated as an ICF fellow in 1996. His full obituary can be found on the European Society for Biomaterials page: http://www.esbiomaterials.eu/uploads/web/documents/ESB%20Newsletter%20September%2025_2019.pdf
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 [...]
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 [...]
[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.