2020 Hawaii - Joint Fall Symposium - SFB + JSB

The Society For Biomaterials (US) and the Japanese Society for Biomaterials are hosting a joint symposium that will highlight the seminal work of four pioneers in the biomaterials field!

James M. Anderson, MD, PhD

Art Coury, PhD

Tadashi Kokubo, PhD

Teruo Okano, PhD

Case Western
Reserve University

Northeastern University

Kyoto University and
Chubu University

Tokyo Women’s Medical
University and the
University of Utah 

Implant Pathology and the
Foreign Body Reaction

Biomaterials Evolution: Commercial to “Designer” Polymers - A 50 Year Perspective

Driving Force for Promoting
Innovation of Biomaterials:
from Bioglass to
Bioactive Metals

Design of Intelligent
Surfaces for Cell Sheet
Tissue Engineering

The three-day program will feature addresses by our honorees and other sessions of interest in their respective areas of expertise: implant pathology, polymers, hard materials, and tissue engineering.  Session proposals will be solicited in June 2019, and abstracts will be solicited beginning in March 2020. For more information on the program, abstract solicitation, or sponsorship opportunities, please visit the links below. 

This website will be updated as more information becomes available.  






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