Biomaterials Forum, the official newsletter of the Society For Biomaterials recently featured an article on the Cato T. Laurencin Travel Fellowship and highlighted a few success stories from previous winners. The Fellowship supports underrepresented minorities in the field of biomaterials by providing an undergraduate student the resources to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society For Biomaterials and membership in the Society. The goal of this fellowship is to stimulate and encourage recipients to pursue a career in biomaterials. Read the full article.
The Society For Biomaterials is a multidisciplinary society of academic, healthcare, governmental and business professionals dedicated to promoting advances in all aspects of biomaterial science. SFB is the oldest scientific organization in the field of biomaterials and has enjoyed tremendous growth and success over the years.
SFB supports those in the field of biomaterials by bestowing a number of awards annually to deserving tenured and non-tenured faculty and students, as well as nominating eligible individuals to the status of Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering. Fellows foster advancements of the biomaterials field and support its professional development as a practical and intellectual endeavor. Dr. Laurencin earned his fellowship status and was recognized for his outstanding contribution to biomaterials research, education, and service.