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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


Founding member and second President of the Society For Biomaterials, Samuel F. Hulbert passed away on January 29, 2016.

He is remembered fondly by many SFB members, and the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  

"Hulbert, 79, was Rose-Hulman’s...

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Technological advances in medicine are off the charts. Even President Barack Obama threw out a “moonshot” when he called for researchers to cure cancer in the near future. And when it comes to moonshots of this variety, it’s the stars who have to step up and answer the call.

Members of the US Society For Biomaterials are at the forefront of advances in biomaterials, biotechnology,...

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"This is the most encouraging budget outcome in 12 years," says Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the NIH.  He continued, "This increase comes at just the right time to take advantage of remarkable opportunities to improve human health, powered by dramatic advances in scientific knowledge and technological innovation."  


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