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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

Submit photos of biomaterials from your lab to be used on the cover of the Biomaterials Forum by August 1, 2015 to Executive Editor, Liisa Kuhn at lkuhn@uchc.edu. Once all submissions are in, those that meet the initial requirements for content will be posted on the SFB Facebook page for voting to rank the top 10 pieces of artwork. The top five will be used...

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Society for Biomaterials founding member and former president (1979-80), Dr.  Larry Hench of the Florida Institute of Technology, will be honored by the Cade Museum of Creativity and Invention.  The museum will honor Dr. Hench with a permanent display once the museum is built.  In 1969,...

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The Society for Biomaterials hosted a webinar on Thursday, June 4, 2015, explaining how you can effectively run an academic research lab.

SFB President Thomas Webster of Northeastern University covered a number of topics including:

- Best practices for setting up and organizing a biomaterials lab

- Techniques and new standards to be aware of for properly...

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April 1, 2015 - The University of Memphis Research Foundation (UMRF) has been granted United States patent No. 8,993,540, “Compositions and Methods for Delivering an Agent to a Wound.” It is the 20th patent granted to UMRF. The product covered by this patent was invented in the University of Memphis Herff College Of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). The inventors are Dr...

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