SFB News

New Classification System Developed for Regenerative Cell-Based Therapies

For Immediate Release on February 20, 2020

FARMINGTON – Doctors at UConn Health have developed the first classification system for regenerative cell-based therapies designed to stratify therapies based on scientific evidence and potential for harm. Today, there are concerns regarding the...

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Society For Biomaterials Announces 2020 Award Recipients

SFB recognizes Society members with prestigious industry awards for outstanding achievements and contributions to the biomaterials field

January 6, 2020 — The U.S. Society For Biomaterials (SFB), a...

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Natalie Artzi, PhD, a bioengineer in the Division of Engineering in Medicine, was awarded this year’s $100,000 BRIght Futures Prize to advance her work to use nanotechnology to increase survival rates and minimize the side effects of treatment among children with brain cancer.

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National Academy of Engineering Announces Winners of 2019 Simon Ramo Founders and Arthur M. Bueche Awards Washington, DC, United States, Oct. 4, 2019 —

On Sunday, Oct. 6, during its 2019 annual meeting, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will present two awards for extraordinary impact on the engineering profession. The Simon...

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ESB Council Meeting, Leuven, 1978. Dr. Günther Heimke is the 4th from the left standing next to Prof. Paul Ducheyne (5th from the left).

ESB Council Meeting, Leuven, 1978. Dr. Günther Heimke is the 4th from the left standing next to Prof. Paul Ducheyne (5th from the left).


Dr. Günther Heimke, the third president of the European Society for Biomaterials, passed away on August 19 in Kiel, Germany, at the age of 97 years. He succeeded Dr. Jean Leray, who ...

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