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Biomaterials Research


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Smart Biomaterials for Translational Nanomedicines
Edited by Sei Kwang Han

Nanostructured Biomaterials
Edited by Oh Hyeong Kwon

Next generation bioceramics
Edited by Jake E. Barralet


Multi-dimensional biomaterials for theragnosis
Edited by Dr Won-Gun Koh

Biomimetic microenvironment for regenerative medicine
Edited by Dr Ho-Wook Jun and Dr Hak-Joon Sung


Engineered biomaterials for tissue engineering
Edited by Dr Kwideok Park

Ceramics in bio-applications
Edited by Dr Hui-suk Yun

Current and future biomaterials for dental application
Edited by Prof Hyeong-Cheol Yang

Editor's profile

Insup Noh, Editor-in-Chief

Insup Noh is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and founder of Convergence Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials at Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea. He is also director/founder of Convergence Program of Healthcare & Biomedical Engineering at the Graduate School of Industry.

Annual award for a publication in Biomaterials Research

We are pleased to announce the following article as the winner of the 2016 Biomaterials Research Award:

Polymer mesh scaffold combined with cell-derived ECM for osteogenesis of human mesenchymal stem cells
Yong Kwan Noh, Ping Du, In Gul Kim, Jaehoon Ko, Seong Who Kim and Kwideok Park
Biomaterials Research 2016, 20:6

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Call for Papers

Biomaterials Research welcomes submissions to the following article collections:

Smart Polymers for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering
Edited by: Kang Moo Huh

Three-dimensional (3D) bioprinted tissues and tissue models for tissue engineering applications
Edited by: Hojae Bae

Biomaterials for bone and joint
Edited by: Jae Hyup Lee

Biomaterials for Stem Cell Engineering
Edited by: Seung-Woo Cho

Recently published article collections

The following article collections have recently started publishing:

Smart Biomaterials for Translational Nanomedicines
Edited by Sei Kwang Han

Nanostructured biomaterials
Edited by Oh Hyeong Kwon

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Aims and scope

Biomaterials Research is an open access journal that publishes articles on all aspects of biomaterials research. The journal covers the interdisciplinary fields of biomaterials research, including novel biomaterials, cutting-edge technologies of biomaterials synthesis and fabrication, and biomedical applications in clinics and industry.

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Society affiliation

Biomaterials Research is the official journal of the Korean Society for BioMaterials (KSBM). Learn more about the society.

For members of the Society, the cost of the article-processing charge for Biomaterials Research is covered by the Society, and no further charge is payable. Society members are required to provide a member code (which members can obtain by emailing the Society) during the submission process.

To join KSBM and publish articles without any charge, please click here.


This work was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) grant funded by the Korean government.

Pubmed indexing


We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Biomaterials Research are included in PubMed, PubMed Central and DOAJ.

Print subscriptions

Open access articles are published online in Biomaterials Research each month. These are collated quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31) by the Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM) into print collections.

KSBM members can subscribe to the print version of Biomaterials Research free of charge.

Subscription options

  • The annual KSBM membership fee is ₩70,000 (Korean Won) or $70 (or equivalent). To join KSBM, please click here.
  • The annual subscription rate for non-members based in South Korea is ₩40,000.
  • An institutional annual subscription to the print version is available for South Korean institutes priced at ₩100,000.

Archival content

Biomaterials Research was founded in 1996 and transferred to BioMed Central in June 2014. An electronic archive of articles published between 2004 and March 2014 can be found here.


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