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The Society For Biomaterials enjoys a diverse membership from industry, academics, and regulatory agencies, with interdisciplinary specialties ranging from tissue engineering and nanotechnology to orthopedic polymers, dental implants, and drug delivery mechanisms. See what our members have to say about SFB.

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Active members receive a subscription to the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (and Applied Biomaterials) and the Biomaterials Forum, full access to the website (searchable directory, SIG community), and discounts on meeting registration, textbooks, and more!

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Clinicians, researchers, and students from medical device manufacturers, academic research labs, and operating rooms across the country and around the world belong to SFB. This interdisciplinary gathering is a critical pathway to identifying issues with current technologies, and for translating academic research to clinical practice.

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SFB News

Professor Christopher Jewell, Assistant Professor in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, has been named one of six 2015 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovators by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research foundation. According to the foundation, the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award is designed to support the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with...

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Dr. Paulette Spencer, an active member of the Dental/Craniofacial SIG and one of the SFB representatives to the International Union of Biomaterials Fellows has received a Faculty Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil.  Dr. Spencer is the Ackers Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Bioengineering Research Center at the University of Kansas,...

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SFB President-Elect Dr. Thomas Webster (Northeastern University) discusses how nanomedicine can be used to treat allergies and Ebola:
Nanomedicine and allergies 

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An article in the September 2014 issue of Discover Magazine details how surgeons and researchers are teaming up to explore new methods for treating the wounds of war.