Jeremy L. Gilbert, Ph.D. was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials in April 2009. He takes over editoriship of the journal from the founding editor Harold Alexander who served in that capacity for 23 years. JBMR-B is one of two peer-reviewed scientific journals of the Society for Biomaterials.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials is a highly interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal serving the needs of biomaterials professionals who design, develop, produce and apply biomaterials and medical devices. It has the common focus of biomaterials applied to the human body and covers all disciplines where medical devices are used. Papers are published on biomaterials related to medical device development and manufacture, degradation in the body, nano- and biomimetic- biomaterials interactions, mechanics of biomaterials, implant retrieval and analysis, tissue-biomaterial surface interactions, wound healing, infection, drug delivery, standards and regulation of devices, animal and pre-clinical studies of biomaterials and medical devices, and tissue-biopolymer-material combination products.
Jeremy L. Gilbert, Ph.D. was elected president of the Society for Biomaterials by the membership of the society in February of 2009. He will serve as president elect from April 25, 2009 until the next annual meeting of the Society (April 2010) at which point he will assume the presidency for one year. He will then serve as past president for the next two years. Since its inception in 1974, the Society for Biomaterials has been the premier society for Biomaterials Research and is the oldest professional society focused on biomaterials. It organizes annual national and international research meetings on biomaterials, sponsors the Journals of Biomedical Materials Research – Part A, and – Part B: Applied Biomaterials, two of the top journals in the field, and seeks to advance knowledge and technology related to biomaterials and medical devices.