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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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Modelling cell-surface interactions on a modified vascular stent in vivo comments

by Corinne Hoesli Hugo Level
Cardiovascular diseases continue to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Among these disorders, coronary stenosis is a major threat because it can directly cause heart muscle tissue death and heart arrest...

A highly elastic and rapidly crosslinkable elastin-like polypeptide-based hydrogel for biomedical applications comments

Elastic hydrogels carry the potential to serve as scaffolds for various biomedical applications. Though some elastic hydrogels are biocompatible, most of the synthetic polymer-based elastic scaffolds lack bioactive sequences to promote cell adhesion or migration, which is important for their application in tissue engineering...

Microfluidic Platform for The Synthesis of Nano-sized Liposomes Using Hydrodynamic Flow Focusing for Drug Delivery comments

by Maryam Tabrizian Selya Amrani
Liposomes, since their discovery by Bangham et al. in 1965, have been utilized for a wide variety of applications ranging from drug delivery vehicles to cosmeceuticals and food nanotechnology...

3D-Printed Based Microwell Arrays for High-Throughput Tumour Spheroid Formation comments

by Mohsen Akbari Brent Godau
Current methods of drug screening in cancer are limited by the high cost of in vivo testing and the inaccuracy of predicting the effects of a potential chemotherapy drug in 2D cell culture 1 ...

Conductive Nerve Guidance-Based Electrical Stimulation to Peripheral Nerves: An Ex Vivo Assay comments

by Olexandr Bondarenko
Successful repair of severely injured peripheral nerves requires physical guidance such as tubularization 1 and a neurotrophic environment such as the presence of neurotrophic factors...


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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