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La Société Canadienne des Biomatériaux

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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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Engineering a Vascularised Encapsulation Device for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes comments

by Corinne Hoesli Stephanie Fernandez
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder which causes the destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells...

Bone Collagen Denatures During Cortical Bone Fracture comments

by Thomas Willett Corin Seelemann
Bone is a calcified structural tissue, present in all vertebrate life. Fundamentally, bone is a composite primarily composed of a highly substituted, poorly crystalline hydroxyapatite mineral phase and a primarily collagenous organic phase...

Evaluation of a tissue engineered nerve conduit for peripheral nerve regeneration of a rat sciatic nerve defect comments

by Alexane Thibodeau
Even with all recent technologies, peripheral nerve transections are still a challenge for surgeon. Nerve defect can lead to severe loss of sensibility and motor functions with significant impact on patient s quality of life...

Novel Degradable Eyedrop Formulations for Treatment of Allergic Conjunctivitis comments

by Mitchell Ross
Allergic conjunctivitis affects nearly 40 of the North American population 1 . Topical eye drops are the most common treatment method, but it is generally accepted that less than 5 of an applied dose remains bioavailable, resulting in frequent reapplication 2 , 3 ...

Engineering Neural Tissue from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Using Small Molecule Releasing Microspheres comments

by Stephanie Willerth Laura De la Vega Reyes
The ultimate goal of neural tissue engineering is to produce functional tissue that mimics the physiological properties of the brain and spinal cord SC ...


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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