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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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An in vitro culture platform for small-caliber tubular biological structures comments

by Nina Bono
In the field of tissue engineering, the use of bioreactors plays an important role in the development of mechano-compatible engineered grafts...

The effects of PMMA surface chemistry and neutrophil extracellular traps on THP1 cells and lens epithelial cells comments

by Elissa LeBlanc
Following cataract surgery, 20- 40 of patients experience reduced or afflicted vision via the development of posterior capsule opacification PCO , or secondary cataracts 1 ...

Development of brain-derived bioscaffolds for neural progenitor cell culture and delivery comments

by Lauren Flynn Julia Terek
Neurodegenerative disease is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Although the individual pathophysiology differs between conditions, these diseases are generally characterized by the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons and supportive glial cells in the brain...

Synthesis and characterization of Biosilicate/F18 bioglass composite scaffolds comments

Tissue engineering is a relatively new research field, aiming to assist in either repairing or replacing damaged or lost tissues or organs...

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 ...


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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