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Recent breakthroughs in genetics have given us a better understanding of the biology of humans, opening up new ways that could help us all live healthier for longer. In the future, will we move beyond treating individual diseases and, instead, treat the aging process itself? How would a dramatically protracted life change not only the fabric of society, but what it means to be a human being?...

Jeffrey Hubbell, the Barry L. MacLean Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Chicago, recently received the Society for Biomaterials’ 2017 Founders Award, the organization’s top honor, given for “long-term, landmark contributions to the discipline of biomaterials.”

“It is a great honor to be recognized as having developed, with my team...

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The Society For Biomaterials 2016-2017 Year in Review, delivered by SFB Past President Liisa Kuhn at the Annual Business Meeting, April 7, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments.  Join us in Washington, DC on April 22, 2017!  For more information, please visit: https://www.marchforscience.com/

The White House is proposing cuts to the National Institutes of Health’s budget, targeting research grants. The proposed NIH cuts would wipe $50 million from funding for IDeA grants, which are intended to help spread biomedical research geographically across the United States. The rest, nearly $1.2 billion, would more broadly reduce research grant funding.  View the  ...

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