SFB News

Professor Cato T. Laurencin Has Been Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Laurencin is the first surgeon in history to be elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Inventors.



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Society For Biomaterials Announces its 2021 Award Recipients

SFB’s prestigious industry awards recognize outstanding achievements in and contributions to the biomaterials field


The Society For Biomaterials (SFB), a multidisciplinary society of academic, healthcare, governmental and business professionals dedicated to...

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  2021 Q1 Biomaterials Forum is Available Now!

The Biomaterials Forum First Quarter 2021 issue is now available online! 

This issue includes a remembrance of Dr. Donald J. Lyman, what to expect from the SFB 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, an article...

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SFB Members Call to End NIH Funding Disparity and #FundBlackScientists

Recently, a nationwide network of BME women faculty, including several Society For Biomaterials (SFB) leaders and members like our President, Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, and our Secretary/Treasurer, Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, published a commentary in Cell describing stark disparities in NIH...

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Announcing Our New Editors

The Society For Biomaterials (SFB) is excited to announce the new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, Dr. Kent Leach (University of California, Davis), and gratefully acknowledges the legendary contributions of Dr. James M. Anderson (Case Western Reserve University), for more than 30 years of stewardship!  We are also pleased...

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