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The Society For Biomaterials is soliciting late-breaking abstracts for  5-minute rapid fire presentations

The Society For Biomaterials’ 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually April 20-23, 2021. (Note one-day shift in dates to avoid the weekend!)

The late-breaking abstract submission deadline is...

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Dr. Cato T. Laurencin and His Team Advancements in Unlocking the Potential of Fibroblast Growth Factor for Tissue Regeneration  

Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., CEO of the Connecticut Convergence for Translation in Regenerative Engineering at UConn Health Institute and his team have published a...

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2020 Q3 Biomaterials Forum is Available Now!

The Biomaterials Forum Third Quarter 2020 issue is now available online! 

This issue includes a remembrance of Professor Ed Merrill, a joint letter from the outgoing and incoming Forum Executive Editors, as...

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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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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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