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Medical device using Northwestern-invented biomaterial receives FDA clearance Anti-inflammatory synthetic biomaterial aids tissue regeneration

CITRELOCK tendon fixation devices. Credit: Acuitive Technologies

October 21, 2020 | By Amanda Morris


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SFB 2021 Call for Abstracts Now Open!

Abstracts are being solicited for the Society For Biomaterials’ 2021 Annual Meeting. The scope of each general session and symposium is available on the SFB 2021 Annual Meeting Web site: https://2021.biomaterials.org/abstracts

The online abstract submission site has an extensive list of...

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FARMINGTON, CT- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced Dr. Cato T. Laurencin as the recipient of the 2020 Mike Hogg Award and Lecture, the institution’s most prestigious award that is granted to practicing scientists and physicians who have made and continue to make exceptional transformative contributions to the field of biomedical research. Since the inaugural...

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An NIH-SBIR Phase 2 awarded for the development of a thixotropic single-application antibiotic delivery systems for outer ear.


Monica Serban, associate professor from the University of Montana, received a $1.4 million NIH-SBIR Phase 2 Technology Transfer award with Promiliad BioPharma Inc. The funding will be used to continue the development of a thixotropic single-application...

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SFB on justice

June 4, 2020

The Society For Biomaterials as an organization is devastated and heartbroken by the tragic killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, some of the latest victims of a painfully long history of dehumanizing, racist acts plaguing the United States.

In these harrowing times, please know that the Society stands in...

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