SFB Members Ali Khademhosseini and Nicholas A. Peppas Publish Commentary in Nature: "Make better, safer biomaterials”.

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.

University of Kansas researcher, Dr. Paulette Spencer awarded Faculty Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil

Dr. Paulette Spencer, an active member of the Dental/Craniofacial SIG and one of the SFB representatives to the International Union of Biomaterials Fellows has received a Faculty Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil.  Dr.


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