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Clemson hosting biomaterials symposium
As part of the program's 50th anniversary celebrations, Clemson's bioengineering department is hosting leading researchers and industry representatives at the 2013 Clemson Biomaterials Symposium, Biomaterials-What's Next, to share the latest scientific discoveries. (2013-10-29)

Oxford University Press launches new journal Regenerative Biomaterials
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce the launch of Regenerative Biomaterials, published in association with the Chinese Society for Biomaterials. (2014-11-06)

A new technology developed to detect and analyze colorless and transparent biomaterials
DGIST Professor Jae Eun Jang's team, plasmonic nano structure developed a technology that generates colorless and transparent biomaterials. Will contribute to biomaterial detection for brain disease research & treatment. (2019-03-05)

New medical implants should react with the body, not seek to be inert
A world leader in medical implants calls for a rethink in our approach to building medical implants. (2007-07-03)

World-renowned bioengineers to record history of medical inventions
If you have contact lenses, an artificial hip joint, a dental implant, a mechanical heart valve or just about any medical device in your body, you can thank a bioengineer. To commemorate the contributions of bioengineers Clemson University hosts the Society for Biomaterials History Summit Feb. 20-22. The society's founders and past presidents will record an audio history of the origins of bioengineering inventions and devices from the last four decades. (2008-02-19)

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering: Brand-new journal launches in 2015, names editor
The American Chemical Society announced today that David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., will head the brand-new, web-only journal ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering as editor-in-chief. With the first issue slated for publication in January 2015, the new journal will feature high-quality research in the rapidly burgeoning field of biomaterials, the study of engineered or naturally derived materials that interact with living or biological systems. (2014-07-30)

Stevens conference explores latest innovations in antimicrobial biomaterials research
On June 9-10, Stevens will host the Conference on Bacteria-Material Interactions, an event covering the latest multi-disciplinary research in the area of infection-resistant biomaterials. Featuring a dinner keynote from Dr. J. William Costerton, the conference will confront important issues and questions at the interfaces between biomaterials science, microbiology, cell biology, and biodetection. The event will be held on Stevens Hoboken, N.J., campus just minutes from midtown Manhattan. (2011-06-01)

Finding the right mix: A biomaterial blend library
Researchers at NIST and the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (NJCB) at Rutgers University have developed new methods to analyze the interactions between cells and biomaterials. Their work could lead to inexpensive techniques for building better biomaterials for applications from dental implants to hip replacements. (2006-10-27)

New biomaterials improve medical devices
The New Jersey Center for Biomaterials will hold the 7th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science on October 21-22, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency, Two Albany Street in New Brunswick, N.J. (2004-10-04)

Building a town house from bio-based plastics
A newly published book '3-D Printing with Biomaterials' explores the promises of 3-D printing with biomaterials towards a sustainable and circular economy. (2015-02-06)

6th Annual Symposium on Biomaterial Science
A significant part of the symposium focuses on polymer informatics, modeling, simulation, computer design and design strategies for the future of new materials. (2002-10-09)

Georgia Tech research indicates immune complications associated with combination medical devices
Research from Georgia Tech/ Emory University reveals that new combination medical devices may have potential immune complications, but findings could help with design solutions. (2005-02-20)

Major award for leading expert in regenerative medicine
The pioneering work of the University of Nottingham's Professor Kevin Shakesheff in the regeneration of human tissues is being recognized by the UK Society of Biomaterials. (2011-08-02)

Canadian biomedical engineering pioneer receives international award
John Brash, P.Eng., director of the School of Biomedical Engineering at McMaster University, and distinguished university professor, was presented with the Society for Biomaterials' Founders Award for long-term, landmark contributions to the discipline of biomaterials on April 22 in San Antonio, Texas. (2009-04-23)

2005 Wilmer Souder Award
The 2005 Wilmer Souder Award for research in the field of dental biomaterials science is being presented today to Dr. George Eliades, of the University of Athens, Greece. (2005-03-09)

Biomaterials Asia 2009 conference highlights leading biomaterials science in Asia
Elsevier announced today, that Biomaterials, the leading journal in the field of biomaterials science, will host Biomaterials Asia 2009 in Hong Kong from April 5-8 to highlight the latest Asian research developments, institutions and individuals in biomaterials science. (2009-03-26)

Georgia Tech research reveals how biomaterial properties control cellular responses
New Georgia Tech research reveals how cells (2005-04-18)

Biomaterials could mean better vaccines, virus-fighting surfaces
Advances in the fields of biomaterials and nanotechnology could lead to big breakthroughs in the fight against dangerous viruses like the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. In APL Bioengineering, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science describe possibilities being explored by scientists, combining biomaterials and nanotechnology, to make vaccines more effective and build surfaces that could fight and kill viruses on their own. (2021-02-09)

Nerve cells 'guided' to repair spinal damage: Technique
University of Toronto researchers have designed a method to facilitate nerve cell repair that could ultimately lead to treating severed spinal cords. (2004-08-16)

New remote-controlled 'smart' platform helps in cardiovascular disease treatment
A joint research group led by Dr. DU Xuemin at the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently demonstrated a remote-controlled 'smart' platform that effectively directs programmed vascular endothelium remodeling in a temporally controllable manner. (2019-12-03)

Rutgers biomaterial debuts in clinical trials of new stent
A revolutionary, new biomaterial, developed at the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials at Rutgers University, has moved from the lab bench to field testing in record time. This achievement, a product of a breakthrough methodology in biomaterials discovery, is the enabling technology behind a coronary stent undergoing its first-in-human clinical trial in Germany and in Brazil. (2007-10-18)

From microns to centimetres
University of Toronto researchers Axel Guenther Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, cross-appointed to the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), and Milica Radisic, Associate Professor at IBBME and the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, along with graduate students from their labs -- Lian Leng, Boyang Zhang, and Arianna McAllister -- have invented a new device that may allow for the uniform, large-scale engineering of tissue. (2012-07-31)

UBC researchers design new biomaterial that mimics muscle elasticity
University of British Columbia researchers have cast artificial proteins into a new solid biomaterial that very closely mimics the elasticity of muscle.

 The approach, detailed in the current issue of the journal Nature, opens new avenues to creating solid biomaterials from smaller engineered proteins, and has potential applications in material sciences and tissue engineering. (2010-05-05)

Innovative strategies for war wounded
The New Jersey Center for Biomaterials will host the 9th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science and Regenerative Medicine, Oct. 29-31 at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick. Academic, clinical and industrial investigators will present their strategies for addressing the challenges of severe blast injuries, such as those encountered in Iraq and Afghanistan. (2008-10-23)

Biomaterial immune control discoveries could reduce implant rejection
Scientists have discovered how the materials used in medical implants like artificial joints can be adapted to control the immune response to them and reduce the risk of rejection. (2020-05-04)

Targeted release of medication with highly porous nanomaterials
An international, interdisciplinary team of researchers is developing highly porous biomaterials for localized release of therapeutic ions and drugs in the MOZART project which has received 4.65 million euros in funding. Materials scientist Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini is head of the team of researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), one of the project's academic partners. MOZART is being funded by Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. (2016-01-20)

Layered approach may yield stronger, more successful bone implants
Researchers from the American Dental Association Foundation and NIST have developed a new method for layering two kinds of biomaterials into one strong, yet porous unit that may lead to improved reconstruction or repair of bones. (2007-08-16)

New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
The new Center for Military Biomaterials Research (CeMBR) has been set up by the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials and will hold its first open meeting on Oct. 20, 2004 at 10 a.m. in the Hyatt Regency, Two Albany Street, New Brunswick, N.J. (2004-10-06)

Living Bone Created By University of Toronto Researchers
Three-dimensional living bone created by University of Toronto researchers could one day replace conventional bone grafting techniques. (1998-09-30)

Feature: Biomaterials Are Transforming Medicine
How can doctors deliver drugs in ways less invasive and more controlled than an injection? Robert S. Langer views the question as an engineering design problem. Langer, Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at MIT, described how researchers are using biomaterials to create engineering solutions to medical problems. (1998-06-25)

Regenerating the body from within using biomaterials
Successful tissue regeneration can have major benefits in healing injuries or replacing portions of diseased or damaged tissue But the effectiveness of the body's own system for repairing such damage can vary greatly. In a recent publication in Nature Reviews Materials, Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., Director and CEO of the Terasaki Institute, and colleagues discuss the use of biomaterials, which can be used in various ways to boost the body's ability to heal, for tissue regeneration. (2020-07-06)

Evaluating tissue response to biomaterials with a new bone-implant interaction model
To understand the molecular mechanisms involved in the interaction of bone with orthopedic implants comprised of novel biomaterials, researchers have made a mouse model in which they can assess early tissue responses to surfaces such as bioactive glass. The ease of genetically modifying this mouse model makes it especially valuable in designing novel biomaterials for use in regenerative medicine, as describe in an article published in Tissue Engineering, Part C Methods. (2017-01-05)

UTSA engineering dean C. Mauli Agrawal receives award from Society for Biomaterials
C. Mauli Agrawal, David and Jennifer Spencer Distinguished Chair for the Dean of Engineering and Peter Flawn Professor in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio, has been selected as the sole recipient of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) 2013 Award for Service. The award honors Agrawal's significant service to the SFB in establishing, developing, maintaining and promoting its objectives and goals and the field of biomaterials. (2013-02-12)

New technique boosts potential for growing stem cells
A new method developed by University of Toronto researchers for growing specialized cells from embryonic stem cells could provide large numbers of these valuable cells for research and clinical purposes. (2002-05-27)

NJIT stem cell researcher to receive research award from biomedical group
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) whose research has proven the potential of adult stem cell research to help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and related diseases, will receive an Outstanding Women in Research Award from The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR), Union. (2004-11-05)

Gloomy forecast for Nobel Direct after 3 years
Three years after patients were given Nobel Direct dental implants, the risk of the implant loosening has increased even more. A follow-up by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden shows that eight percent of the implants are lost. (2007-12-20)

Internationally recognized BME professor to join University of Texas as visiting scholar
Professor Ali Khademhosseini, a bioengineer who is internationally regarded for his research and contributions in the area of biomedical microdevices and biomaterials, will join the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Biomedical Engineering as a Donald D. Harrington Fellow and visiting scholar for the fall 2011 semester. (2011-06-27)

New protein imaging method paves way for next generation biomaterials and tissue analysis
Scientists have established a new method to image proteins that could lead to new discoveries in disease through biological tissue and cell analysis and the development of new biomaterials that can be used for the next generation of drug delivery systems and medical devices. (2020-11-17)

Marshall to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR
The 2007 Wilmer Souder Award for research in the field of dental biomaterials science is being presented today by the International Association for Dental Research to Dr. Grayson Marshall, Professor and Division Head of Biomaterials, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry. (2007-03-21)

Researchers discover unique suspension technique for large-scale stem cell production
Post-doctoral researcher David Fluri and Professor Peter Zandstra at the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) have developed a unique new technique for growing stem cells that may make possible cost-effective, large-scale stem cell manufacturing and research. (2012-04-05)

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