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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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In the USA alone, around 610,000 people die of heart disease each year. A significant number of those deaths could potentially have been prevented with...

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Applications are now being accepted for the 3rd Terumo Global Science Prize.  This prize is awarded to outstanding researchers in the biomaterials field who have produced exceptional research results that meet international standards of excellence.

The Terumo Global Science Prize is presented by the Terumo Life Science Foundation.  The foundation was founded as a public interest...

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SFB member, Ali Khademhosseini's work on 3D printing of blood vessels was ranked #67 in the top 100 stories of 2014 by Discover Magazine!  By embedding wormlike, 3-D-printed casts in a gel, then removing them, Harvard’s Ali Khademhosseini and his team built rudimentary blood vessels. 


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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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