SFB News

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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Polymers have a wide range of physical and mechanical properties suited to many purposes in medicine. For example, poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), which resembles bones and teeth, has been used since the 1930s for dental implants and hip replacements. Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) has been used since the early 1960s for soft contact lenses because it is transparent, flexible and stays...

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The presentation sessions started and ended with plenary speakers, Dr. Cherie Stabler from the University of Florida and Dr. Jordan Green from Johns Hopkins University. Each session also featured a faculty talk from professors at Georgia Tech or Clemson, including Dr. Julie Champion from Georgia Tech, Dr. James Dahlman from Georgia Tech, and Dr. Jeoung Soo Lee from Clemson. Student...

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SFB member, Bikramjit Basu, PhD  FNAE FNASc FAScT FBAO  was recognized for outstanding Indian work in science and technology.  He was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize (http://ssbprize.gov.in/) on September 26, 2016 in New Delhi, India.

The image above contains the citation together with a group photo with the Prime Minister...

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The Society For Biomaterials’ 2017 meeting website is now online at:


The Society For Biomaterials’ 2017 Annual Meeting, will be held April 5-8, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.

The theme for the 2017 Annual Meeting is Where Materials Become Medicine, with Minneapolis in the heart of Medical Alley, that may...

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