SFB News

We would like to congratulate Paul Ducheyne, Ph.D., a professor in the Bioengineering Department and a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Research at Penn, on being selected for the International Award by the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB). The International Award is one of the ESB’s highest honors, recognizing scientists who have spent the majority of their careers outside of Europe....

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U.S. - International Collaborations in Question? An editorial by former SFB President Tom Webster has just published an editorial in the International Journal of Nanomedicine discussing the challenges international students and faculty are now facing the U.S. due to recent changes in U.S. government visa policy. He highlights how U.S. Universities are seeing a drastic decline in international ...

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An SFB delegation, which included Past Presidents Art Coury, Liisa Kuhn, Joel Bumgardner and other members of the US SFB, participated in the successful and well attended 5th China-US Joint Forum on Standards, Regulation, and Innovation in Dalian, China. Participants, including Society members Nicholas Peppas, Tony Mikos, Buddy Ratner, Len Pinchuck, Andres Garcia, Horst von...

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Nanovis Announces Commercial Launch of New Nanosurface Technology on Spinal Interbody ImplantsVia Nanovis | July 30, 2019

Nanovis today announced the commercial launch of its bioceramic nanotube enhanced FortiCore interbodies following a successful alpha launch.

The FortiCore interbodies are designed with a unique...

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Remembering Joe Salamone

By Tony Mikos, Rice University

The Biomaterials community sadly acknowledges the passing of Dr. Joseph C. Salamone, the outstanding pioneer of ophthalmologic and wound healing applications of gas-permeable polymeric materials.

Dr. Salamone first revolutionized the understanding and progress of these fields when he harnessed an expertise...

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