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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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The Society For Biomaterials proudly announces its Newly Elected Officers

President-Elect

Andrés J. García, PhD Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Chair and Regents’ Professor George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology

Biographical Sketch: Andrés J. García is the Rae S. and Frank H....

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Every time you throw a ball, swing a golf club, reach for a jar on a shelf, or cradle a baby, you can thank your rotator cuff. This nest of tendons connecting your arm bone to your shoulder socket is a functional marvel, but it’s also prone to tearing and difficult to surgically repair. Now, a team of researchers from UConn Health has found a way to regenerate rotator cuff tendons after they’...

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AIChE Area 8b (Biomaterials) Graduate Student Award Session 2017 Application Solicitation Summary The 2017 AIChE Materials Engineering and Sciences Division Area 8b (Biomaterials) is pleased to announce the fourth annual Graduate Student Award Session to be held at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This session will honor graduate students whose research achievements, in...

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Dear SFB members,

We are aware that the recent Executive Order regarding travel restrictions into the United States may impact many of our members and Annual Meeting attendees.

The mission of the Society For Biomaterials "to promote advancements in all aspects of biomaterial science, education and professional standards to enhance human health and quality of life" affects people...

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