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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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Localized Delivery of Exogenous C-type Natriuretic Peptide from Heparin-Coated NPs – Potential Use in Suppressing Fibrotic Phenotypes in Cardiac Myofibrogenesis comments

by Paul J Santerre Shirley Chung
In a healthy heart, cells naturally secrete C-type natriuretic peptide CNP , an anti-fibrotic cytokine that has strong effects on cardiac fibroblast function, fibrosis, and extracellular matrix deposition...

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...

Chemotherapeutic-Loaded Polyphosphate Glass Microspheres for Application in Transarterial Chemoembolization comments

by Hayden Nix
Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death1. The majority of liver cancer cases are hepatocellular carcinoma HCC ...

Theranostic pH Responsive Self-assembled Magnetic Nanoparticles for Targeting Delivery of Doxorubicin to Advanced Gastric Cancer comments

by Mengqiu (Malcolm) Xing Kaige Xu
Gastric cancer GC is the second cause of cancer death in the world while, over 70 of GC patients have advanced gastric cancer AGC in developing countries...

An ultrasound activated implant that provides on demand BMP-2 release comments

by Gazelle Jean Crasto
Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 BMP bioimplants can be used to promote bone repair and fusion. Adverse effects reported with the use of BMP are attributed the use of an acellular collagen sponge ACS as the carrier for the BMP...


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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