Navigation Links
World-renowned bioengineers to record history of medical inventions
Date:2/19/2008

CLEMSON If you have contact lenses, an artificial hip joint, a dental implant, a mechanical heart valve or just about any medical device in your body, you can thank a bioengineer.

The societys founders and past presidents, an international group, will gather to record aTo commemorate the contributions of bioengineers that have benefited so many since the 1960s, Clemson University hosts the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) History Summit Feb. 20-22 at the Madren Center. The societys founders and past presidents, an international group, will gather to record an audio history of the society and origins of bioengineering inventions and devices from the last four decades.

This is an unprecedented gathering of the greatest minds in bioengineering, said Martine LaBerge, chairwoman of the department of bioengineering and president of the SFB. It is a great honor for Clemson University to host this memorable event where the enthusiasm of participating past presidents and founders of the SFB is only surpassed by their dedication for a field that is the cornerstone of medical technology today.

Recording sessions take place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Teleconference Room.

The outcome of the summit will be the audio recording and the publication of a monograph that captures the historical background of the society to be shared and built upon by present and future bioengineers.

We are, in essence, passing the torch, said Samuel F. Hulbert, chairman of the event and president-emeritus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He also is the founder and a past president of the SFB. The outcome of this summit will assure that the SFBs rich past and the foundation for an exciting future is not forgotten.

The SFB is the premier professional society that promotes advances in all phases of materials research and development by encouraging cooperative educational programs, clinical applications and professional standards in the biomaterials field. More than 1,500 members worldwide represent industry, medicine, academia and regulation.

The SFB has been a pillar in Clemson Universitys international reputation as the landmark for the field of biomaterials. In 1969, Clemson hosted the first in a series of annual symposia that led to the founding of the Society for Biomaterials in 1974. The SFB annually recognizes three outstanding researchers in the field through the prestigious Clemson Award for Contributions to Literature, the Clemson Award for Basic Research and the Clemson Award for Applied Research.


'/>"/>

Contact: Susan Polowczuk
spolowc@clemson.edu
864-656-2063
Clemson University
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. World-Renowned Therapist Joins The Center for Children and Families In Its Work With the Nations Poorest Families
2. More proof needed of safety and quality of electronic personal health records
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
5. UPMC Health Plan Launches New Personal Health Record
6. S.C. BlueCross to Integrate Care Management with Personal Health Record in Real Time
7. Keane Wins $1 Million Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation at New Jersey-Based Acute Care Facility
8. West Penn Allegheny Health System Selects Electronic Health Record From Allscripts
9. Triveris Introduces Personal Health Record with Built-in Health Advisor
10. Sandia National Laboratories Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record and Practice Management for Employee Health Center
11. 2007 Speakers Golf Tournament Sets 5-Year Fundraising Record
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, ... ... expert, Dr. Carson Liu of SkyLex Advanced Surgical, Inc. is thrilled to offer ... newest gastric balloon procedure, and this procedure adds to SkyLex Advanced Surgical’s ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... The Lice Treatment ... City March 13-16, was a busy spot this year. Liz Solovay and Adrian ... for preventing outbreaks among camp communities during the upcoming 2017 camping season. “Lice ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Silicon Valley Hair Institute, the San Francisco Bay ... post about women’s hair loss. Although hair transplant procedures can be seen as more ... or genetics can be two reasons a woman may see her hair thinning. , ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... , ... Thank you to all who attended Capio Partners Winter 2017 Healthcare ... exclusive to providers and offered an opportunity to collaborate and network with healthcare colleagues ... Hyatt where attendees gathered for a lively discussion on trends and issues that healthcare ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... that reveals the mystery of Kevin’s purpose. “A Prophets Bones” is the creation of published ... him that he had neglected to do, but this was from God and there was ... would have felt themselves to be special and better than others due to the fact ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/27/2017)... 27, 2017 Therapix Biosciences ... company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based drugs, today ... the United States of ... 40 ordinary shares of the Company, at a ... has granted the underwriters a 45-day over-allotment option ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... Germany , March 27, 2017 ... over 7,000 attendees and more than 600 exhibitors ... and discover opportunities and solutions that will advance ... 6 April 2017 at the Messe Stuttgart, ... the preeminent medical technology platform showcasing the key ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... NEW YORK , March 27, 2017 ... ... that adult use in states where cannabis is legal will generate ... $559 million will be from cannabis specific taxes, such as ... remaining $96 million will be earned from state sales taxes that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: