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A survey towards the development of a Canadian database of nanomedicine-related research expertise 0 comments

by Mohsen Akbari
As part of its legacy strategy, the NanoMedicines Innovation Network NMIN is creating an online database of Canadian nanomedicines researchers and the areas of expertise represented within their labs...
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Workshop: Peptide Synthesis and Applications in Regenerative Medicine 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Trainees, Drs. Marcelo Munoz and Emilio Alarcon will facilitate a workshop on Peptide Synthesis and Applications in Regenerative Medicine at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute from August 14th to 17th, 2023...
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International Society of Biofabrication (ISBF) Conference 2023 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Members, The annual conference of the International Society of Biofabrication ISBF is being held this September 17-20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan...
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CBS 2023: Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Members, The early bird registration deadline for CBS 2023 in Halifax has been extended to April 21st, 2023 To register, click here...
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The effects of PMMA surface chemistry and neutrophil extracellular traps on THP1 cells and lens epithelial cells comments

by Elissa LeBlanc
Following cataract surgery, 20- 40 of patients experience reduced or afflicted vision via the development of posterior capsule opacification PCO , or secondary cataracts 1 ...
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Injectable host-guest gel nanovaccine for cancer immunotherapy against melanoma comments

by Kaige Xu
Despite the extensive development of peptide-based tumor antigen vaccines, the field still faces up enormous challenges from lacking clinical efficacy...
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Electrically Conductive GelMA-Bioglass Biomaterials for Bone Repair and Regeneration comments

by Kibret Mequanint Rebeca Arambula Maldonado
Significant bone loss due to internal or external factors remains a large orthopedic challenge. Current interventions use either autograft or allograft sources that carry a significant complication burden and show limited functional recovery, emphasizing the demand for an alternative therapeutic solution...
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Multiscale characterization of osseointegration in porous Ti6Al4V implants comments

by Joseph Deering
Bone structure spans a multiscale continuum from the macroscale to the nanoscale 1 , with features at each level that can interact with implant materials...
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Fabrication of melanin containing nanofiber scaffolds for neural tissue engineering comments

by Janice McKenzie Patrick McGee
Tissue engineering is an advancing field due in part to the development of polymers in geometries and dimensions similar to those found in the native extracellular matrix...
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  • Maud Viallon: Multifunctional hydrogels for dental applications
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  • Balaji Ramachandran: Culturing pancreatic islets or stem cell-derived islets in FEP bags
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  • Tianqin Ning: Prolonged bioadhesive
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  • Chen Li: Transmembrane Pressure Differentials as a Biophysical Basis for Air-Liquid Interface Differentiation
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  • Khaled Hijazi: Titanium Alloy Implants with Lattice Structures for Mandibular Reconstruction
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  • Christina Boghdady: Ultrasoft edge-labelled hydrogel sensors reveal internal tissue stress patterns in invasive engineered tumors
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  • Christina Boghdady: Revisiting tissue tensegrity: Biomaterial-based approaches to measure forces across length scales
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  • Khaled Hijazi: Ultrastructural response of tendon to excessive level or duration of tensile load supports that collagen fibrils are mechanically continuous
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