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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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Biosynthesized Cellulose for Use as Novel Drug Delivery System to Stimulate Brain Tissue Regeneration after Stroke comments

by Taisa Regina Stumpf
Cerebrovascular accidents stroke is the sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen. Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability1...

Lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles: non-invasive trackers for real-time hydrogel degradation monitoring in-vivo comments

by Ghulam Jalani
Biodegradable hydrogels are three dimensional 3D crosslinked polymeric networks widely used as support matrixes for cell culture in tissue engineering...

Cyclic Mechanical Stimulation of SMCs: A Comparative Study between 2D and 3D Models comments

by Daniele Pezzoli
With the ageing of the population worldwide and the increasing of the life expectancy, the demand for new reliable models to study physiological and pathological processes occurring in vascular tissues is growing...

Phase transformation characteristics of biomedical TiNi-based alloys comments

Ti-Ni alloy is one of the most commonly used shape memory alloy SMA in mechanical, aerospace and military applications among SMAs such as Au-Cd, In-Ti, Cu-Al-Ni, Cu-Zn-Al, and Fe-Pt 1 ...

Development of an Injectable and Thermosensitive Chitosan Hydrogel for the Prevention of Post-surgical Abdominal Adhesions comments

by Eve Hui
Post-operative peritoneal adhesions are a burden on public health. Their incidence reaches 67 to 93 and 97 after abdominal and gynecologic surgeries respectively 1-2 ...


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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