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WBC 2016 Website Launched 0 comments

by Todd Hoare
Now that the 2012 World Biomaterials Congress is complete, the website for the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal has been launched Visit the website here to get an early look at the plans in 2016 - we will also keep you updated here on the CBS site.
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WBC 2012 Travel Awards Announced 0 comments

by Todd Hoare
The winners of CBS travel awards for the 9th World Biomaterials Congress in Chengdu, China have been announced...
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CBS Visiting Scholar Award 0 comments

by Todd Hoare
New this year is the CBS Visiting Scholar award, supporting exchanges of Ph.D. students working in biomaterials research between different labs...
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Discounted Registration 0 comments

by Todd Hoare
New or renewing CBS members will receive discounted registration for WBC 2012. Sign up today as a new member or log into the website and click on the Profile link top left to renew your membership
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Mineralized Bovine Tendon Sheets Prepared Through Alternate Soaking for Bone Tissue Regeneration comments

by Brendan Grue
Alternatives to existing implantable materials ex. metals or autologous grafts for bone tissue repair and regeneration are needed to improve patient outcomes and avoid the complications caused by issues such as stress shielding and donor site morbidity 1 ...
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Development of 3D printed drug testing models using neural progenitor cells and a novel bioink comments

by Stephanie Willerth Laila Abelseth
Bringing drugs capable of treating neurological diseases and disorders to market requires large amounts of both time and money...
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Thrombo-inflammation in sheared blood-contacting biomaterials: the effect of donor disease state on in vitro findings comments

by Maud Gorbet Matthew Robichaud
The inflammatory response to blood-contacting biomaterials underlies many complications in clinical circulatory support...
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Responsive surface modifications of methacrylic acid copolymers for the modulation of Lens Epithelial Cell behaviour comments

by Laura Wells Sumaiya Karim
Responsive surfaces can be created by coating or directly modifying materials with switchable molecules to optimize the properties at the surface for modulating cell behaviour and protein adsorption1...
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“On-Demand” Cell-loaded Nanofibrous Hydrogel Scaffolds via Direct Cell Reactive Electrospinning (CRE) comments

by Todd Hoare Fei XU
Hydrogels have been extensively studied as scaffolds for tissue engineering due to their cell compatibility and similar mechanical properties as native soft tissues...
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