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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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Effects of Sodium Ascorbate on the Deposition of Extracellular Matrix Proteins within Scaffolds, Generated by Human Adipose Derived Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Monocytes comments

by Paul J Santerre Katya D'Costa
Pulmonary hypertension PH is a progressive disease defined by the unwanted stiffening and narrowing of arteries in the lungs, ultimately resulting in right heart failure and death...

A Novel Nanosilver/Nanosilica Hydrogel for Bone Regeneration in Infected Bone Defects comments

by Mengqiu (Malcolm) Xing Xingying Zhang
The treatment of bone defects has the risk of infection and further treatment may be required when infection is already present...

Defining the effect of endogenous tension on pancreatic differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells comments

by Christopher Moraes Raymond Tran
Type 1 diabetes is caused by the autoimmune destruction of insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas...

Engineering of Biomimetic Vascular Substitutes by a Combinatorial Approach comments

by Corinne Hoesli Mariève Boulanger
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. In Canada, over 50 000 coronary artery bypass surgeries and percutaneous coronary interventions are performed each year...

Mechanistic investigation of activity loss of enzymes upon PEGylation comments

by Andrea Greschner
Conjugation of methoxy poly ethylene glycol mPEG onto the surface of therapeutic proteins has long been used to reduce their immunogenicity and increase their circulatory half-life...


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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