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Posting Date
February 6, 2024

Dive into the newest episode of the Legends podcast! Join the engaging conversation as Istvan Urban, Osteology Foundation Board Member from Budapest, Hungary, interviews Hom-Lay Wang, Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan, U.S.A. Wang, mentor to many successful researchers and clinicians around the world, shares his journey and wisdom.

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Posting Date
January 15, 2024

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry (UMSD) and Biosciences Initiative (BSI) invite nominations and applications for a tenure track faculty position in the areas of biomaterials and regenerative medicine, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Passionate scientists who use ground-breaking approaches to advance the field of regenerative medicine, increasing translatability of new therapies, and who are committed to joining a vibrant research community are sought.

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Posting Date
December 19, 2023

MPWRM’s ITP RevBio has received FDA approval to conduct a first-in-human clinical trial to investigate its regenerative bone adhesive for cranial flap fixation. Congratulations RevBio!

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Posting Date
December 4, 2023

The 2023 Annual Report for the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center is available! Discover more about our 7th year of operations and Interdisciplinary Translation Projects as we strive to accelerate the translation of promising technologies towards clinical trials and beyond.

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Funding Opportunities

Application Due Date
February 29, 2024

Calling all early-career independent creative researchers and engineering entrepreneurs. AIChE invites you to apply for The Langer Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurial excellence. Learn more about this unrestricted grant (up to $100K) and how to apply.

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Application Due Date
March 15, 2024

As a nonprofit organization, MTF Biologics reinvests to positively affect lives across the globe by offering Allograft Innovation Grants for funding translational and clinical research to advance Allograft Tissue Transplantation and support our mission to Save and Heal Lives. Funding is available for both Allograft Translational Research and Allograft Clinical Research projects. Awarded grants are aimed at advancing allograft tissue transplantation science and patient care. Submitted research projects must utilize allografts or allograft-derived materials, and must have a strong clinical translation component.

Clinical areas of interest include: Orthopedics, Spine, Sports Medicine, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetics, Surgical Soft Tissue Repair and Reconstruction, Wound Care, or other areas which utilize allograft transplant technologies.

Proposed studies should focus on innovative translational and clinical research in the fields of tissue allograft transplantation and science, novel uses of allografts, combination with other biomaterials to enhance properties, and transformative regenerative medicine technologies relying on allograft tissues and matrices.

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Application Due Date
April 3, 2024

The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences is designed to support young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program supports the independent research of assistant professors in the first four years of their appointment, as they establish their laboratories.

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Application Due Date
April 5, 2024

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry (UMSD) and Biosciences Initiative (BSI) invite nominations and applications for a tenure track faculty position in the areas of biomaterials and regenerative medicine, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Passionate scientists who use ground-breaking approaches to advance the field of regenerative medicine, increasing translatability of new therapies, and who are committed to joining a vibrant research community are sought.

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Application Due Date
April 5, 2024

NIH SBIR & STTR Grant Funding Opportunities

Standard Application Due Dates: September 5, January 5, and April 5.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Event
February 16-April 5, 2024

I-Corps Medical Jumpstart – Winter 2024

This online course will help you explore the commercial viability of your Medical-based innovation idea. The Lean LaunchPad approach (also called Lean Startup) is a process to help you systematically test key assumptions about your technology and the customer problems it might be able to solve better than current alternatives. This assessment of “technology-problem fit” is the critical first step toward commercial success for any technology venture. This course is for faculty, researchers, and students with Medical-based ideas or Intellectual Property and a strong interest in commercializing their technology.

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Virtual Event
February 21, 2024

FDA: Job Application Roadmap Webinar

FDA will be hosting a Job Application Roadmap webinar. Information about the webinar is posted on the FDA Recruitment Network. During the information session, FDA will review the job application roadmap, provide tips for applying to jobs, and answer questions about the federal application process. Please share the upcoming webinar with anyone who is seeking employment opportunities at FDA.

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Chicago, IL
February 22-24, 2024

Chicago Dental Society 159th Midwinter Meeting

Be sure to return to Chicago’s McCormick Place West Building, Feb. 22 – 24, 2024, for a whole new program presented by the Leader in Scientific Dental Meetings. See the latest in dental innovations from in our Exhibit Hall.
Plans are already under way to again provide you the very best dental meeting. Check this site throughout the year as we provide more details on the 2024 Midwinter Meeting. Registration begins Nov. 1, 2023. See the website for updated registration costs.

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New Orleans, LA
March 6-12, 2024

2024 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

Join us for the ADEA session in New Orleans!

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