June 11, 2023 - June 15, 2023

14th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers

Portsmouth, NH - USA

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we cordially invite you to attend the 14th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA from June 11 - 15, 2023
The symposium provides a unique opportunity for the discussion of past, present, and future research on bioactive and functional polymers for advanced biomedical applications, drug release, and tissue engineering.  The exciting scientific program will cover basic to applied themes. 
This is a forum for a global audience of students, postdoctoral scholars, and established scientists from different countries to exchange ideas, broaden knowledge, and develop collaborations.  Attendees can expect 5 days of scientific presentations and discussions, with opportunities to renew and create connections among colleagues within the field of biomedical polymers.
This meeting is the 14th edition of the FBPS, organized by David Kaplan and Qiaobing Xu of Tufts University.

Individuals interested in presenting a poster or delivering a contributed talk may submit a title and abstract using the below link by April 30, 2023*
*Revised deadline - this is a hard deadline

Please note: Presenting authors must attend in person; there will be no virtual presentation options.

Day 1

Registration & KeynoteWelcome Reception + Dinner

Day 2

Delivery Systems

Day 3

New Polymers & FunctionsConference Dinner

Day 4

Immune, Cancer, & Stem Cell Modulation

Day 5

Emerging Polymer MaterialsClosing Remarks

The organizing committee is please to present the 14th annual Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers Symposium (FBPS 2023).  

Contributions by professionals and experts in this research area contribute to advances in the fields of regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, and controlled release of bioactive compounds.  

The Speakers

Robert Langer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mansoor Amiji

Northeastern University

Daniel Anderson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Natalie Artzi

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Debra Auguste

Northeastern University

Giuseppe Battaglia

Barcelona Institute of
Science & Technology

Ofra Benny

Hebrew University
of Jerusalem

Tatiana Bronich

Northeastern University

Marcelo Calderon

University of the
Basque Country

Rebecca Carrier

Northeastern University

Christopher Chen

Boston University

Mariam Cherri

Free University of Berlin
(Haag Group)

Daniel Cohn

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Patricia Dankers

Eindhoven University of Technology

Sanjukta Deb

King's College London

Leila Deravi

Northeastern University

Changyou Gao

Zhejiang University

Mark Grinstaff

Boston University

Leonid Ionov

University of Bayreuth

Gilson Khang

Chonbuk National University

Won Jong Kim

Pohang University of
Science & Technology

Daniel Kohane

Harvard University

Chad Mirkin

Northwestern University

Samir Mitragotri

Harvard University

Lorenzo Moroni

Maastricht University

Nuno Neves

University of Minho

Meital Reches

Hebrew University
of Jerusalem

J. Carlos Rodriguez-Cabello

Valladolid University

Vincent Rotello

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dror Seliktar

Israel Institute of Technology

Jinjun Shi

Harvard University

Martina Stenzel

University of New South Wales, Sydney

Annalisa Tirella

University of Trento

Giovanni Traverso

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bing Xu

Brandeis University

The Venue

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel

250 Market Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Portsmouth is a picturesque New England port city settled in the early 1600s rich in history and charm. Portsmouth will offer you a mix of historic buildings, sidewalk cafes, great restaurants, art galleries, jazz clubs, and distinctive artisans’ boutiques on your off-time during the stimulating 5-day symposium.

Let us know if you'll be attending!