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Launch of our Newly Updated Website 0 comments

by Kyla Sask
The CBS Board of Directors Communications Committee is excited to announce that our website has an updated look...

GOLD 2022 Webinars (Biomedical applications of gold, October 6, 2021) 0 comments

by Neda Latifi
GOLD 2022 Webinars Webinar 8 Biomedical applications of gold in vivo applications and technologies, injectable nanoparticles and pharmacology Cancer nanomedicine Overcoming the challenges in current radiotherapy using gold nanoparticles Dr...

Annual General Meeting - Call for Nominations and Proposals 0 comments

by Thomas Willett
Hello friends, This email concerns a nominations for positions on the Board of Directors, and b proposals to host our 2023 annual meeting...

CBS-ASC Biomaterials Panel Discussion against COVID-19 0 comments

by Zhenwei Ma
The CBS-ASC would like to invite you to our first CBS-ASC Biomaterials Panel Discussion against COVID-19 that will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 11 am MDT via zoom...

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Modification of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Surfaces with Azobenzene Groups as a Photoswitchable Surface comments

by Ashley Clarke
Many biomedical devices fail as a result of the foreign body reaction and poor acceptance by the host...

Engineering of Biomimetic Vascular Substitutes by a Combinatorial Approach comments

by Corinne Hoesli Mariève Boulanger
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. In Canada, over 50 000 coronary artery bypass surgeries and percutaneous coronary interventions are performed each year...

Clinically relevant concentration of cobalt can trigger the secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines by synovial fibroblasts comments

by Felipe Eltit
Adverse local tissue reactions to hip implants ALTRs are characterized by chronic inflammation, fibrosis and necrosis of the joints soft tissues, generating pain, swelling, increasing the risk of dislocation and failure of the reconstructive surgeries, thus reducing mobility with the subsequent detriment on the quality of life of patients 1 ...

Ribose Pre-Treatment Protects Fracture Toughness of γ-irradiated Sterilized Bone Allograft comments

by Thomas Willett Mitchell Woodside
Bone embrittlement as a result of -irradiation sterilization poses an issue for both tissue banks and orthopedic surgeons...

Preparation of biocompatible, highly homogenous graphene-hydroxyapatite hydrogel comments

by Marta Cerruti Kaiwen Hu
Recently, Graphene has shown its potential for applications in tissue engineering 1-3 . Several studies have reported and confirmd the effect of graphene G or graphene oxide GO acting as enhanced growth platform as well as osteogenic inducers for bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells MSCs to differentiate towards osteoblasts 1, 3, 4 ...


Active Job Postings

  • Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Functional Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Grad Student Positions at McMaster - Biomaterials and Biointerfaces
  • 2 PhD/MSc students in bioconjugate chemistry applied to protein/peptide therapeutics
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow - liquid scaffold development for microbe-mammlain co-culture

Recent Member Projects

  • Sabrine MESSAOUDI: A modular platform for rapidly optimizing the structure of bispecific antibodies using DNA nanotechnology
  • Tatiana Lyalina: PhD candidate
  • Xiaoyi Lan: Bioprinting of Mechanically Robust Engineered Human Nasal Cartilage
  • Hossein Golzar: Developing uv-curable silicone based bioink for tissue engineering application

Recent Member Publications

  • Sabrine MESSAOUDI: Progress toward absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, and toxicity of DNA nanostructures
  • Thomas Willett: A linear systems model of the hydrothermal isometric tension test for assessing collagenous tissue quality
  • Thomas Willett: mSLA-based 3D printing of acrylated epoxidized soy
  • Corinne Hoesli: Accessible dynamic micropatterns in monolayer cultures via modified desktop xurography
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