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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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Temperature Responsive Nanogels for the Encapsulation and Targeted Delivery of Nitroimidazole Derivatized Molecule for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Treatment of Hypoxic Liver Cancer comments

by Ravin Narain Stephen Quan
Nanogels have received huge attention in the past decade due to their non-toxic properties and the ability to encapsulate small molecules for drug delivery that enhance the therapeutic potency of the drugs 1 ...

Development of Chitosan Coatings by Plasma-Grafting for Prevention of Contamination for Medical Devices comments

by Juliana M. Vaz
Bacterial contamination is a public health and socio-economic problem. In Canada, 220,000 people will develop nosocomial infections each year, 8,000 will die and 106...

3D Extrusion Bioprinting of Dynamic In Situ-Crosslinked Hydrogels comments

by Todd Hoare Eva Mueller
3D bioprinting of hydrogel-based scaffolds is a growing field with diverse applications in bioseparations 1 , catalysis 2 , drug screening 3 and tissue engineering 4 , among others...

A Predictive Analytical Model for Compliant Small-Diameter Vascular Grafts comments

by Sophie Lerouge Mélusine Bouchet
Current synthetic vascular grafts VG lead to intimal hyperplasia and thrombosis which prevent their use in small diameter prostheses 6 mm ...

BMP-2 and PDGF Gene Delivery to Rat Skull Periosteum and Bone-Derived Cells by PEI Non-Viral Carriers comments

by Hasan Uludag Eleni Tsekoura
Bone regeneration remains an important hurdle in the field of tissue regeneration. Direct delivery of growth factors GF has received great attention due to their promising preclinical and clinical results...


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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