A Facebook page has been created where students in the Biomaterials Sciences Masters Program can connect and share with one another. Click here to visit the page.
The Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics is expected to benefit from a recent $7.2 million, six-year grant New York University from the National Science Foundation to create a Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), where NYU scientists will develop new materials through the exploration and manipulation of molecular particles. Click here for details.
Leonard I. Linkow Professor of Implant Dentistry Racquel Z. LeGeros, Associate Chair of the Department and Director of the Department's Calcium Phosphate Research Laboratory, has been awarded a five-year R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The subject of Dr. Legeros's study is “Biomaterials (MZF-CaPs) for Osteoporosis Prevention, Therapy and Fracture Repair.”
Associate Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics John L. Ricci has been named Director of the NYU Master's Program in Biomaterials Science. Before joining the faculty of the New York University College of Dentsity in 2002, Dr. Ricci conducted research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.