Jeremy L. Gilbert
Affiliated Society: Society for Biomaterials
Country of Residence: USA
Current Position: Professor
Dr. Gilbert is Professor of Biomaterials in the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B: Applied Biomaterials, and Past-President of the Society for Biomaterials. Dr. Gilbert was elected as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineers in 2004 and was inducted in 2012 as a Fellow of the International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE/IUSBSE). He is the Founder of the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute at Syracuse University and was appointed in 2013 to the Medical Devices Committee of the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Gilbert has been a consultant for numerous medical device companies, and has published over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts or book chapters, 230 conference transactions, and 10 patents.
As of January 2017, Dr. Gilbert is the Hansjorg Wyss Endowed Chair for Regenerative Medicine, Professor of Bioengineering, and Director of the Program in Bioengineering at Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina. He will also be an adjunct professor of Orthopaedics at MUSC.
Areas of research interest:
Dr. Gilbert’s research interests involve the study of Biomaterials Science with emphasis on the electrochemical behavior of medical alloys and their interaction with the biological system, implant retrieval analysis, the role of reduction reactions on biocompatibility, the mechanical-electrochemical interactions at metal-oxide-solution interfaces, and the development of novel mechanical, electrochemical, and polymeric test methodologies for orthopedic, spinal, dental, cardiovascular and ophthalmic medical devices and biomaterials.