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Annual award for a publication in Biomaterials Research

We are pleased to announce the following article as the winner of the 2017 Biomaterials Research Award:

Oligochitosan-stabilized photoluminescent gold nanoconstructs for optical bioimaging
Donghyuck Yoo and Dongwon Lee
Biomaterials Research 2017, 21:20

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Call for Papers

Biomaterials Research welcomes submissions to the following article collections:

Advanced Theranostic Materials for diagnostic and therapeutic applications
Edited by: Kun Na

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.

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


We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Biomaterials Research are included in PubMed, PubMed Central and DOAJ. Biomaterials Research has also been accepted for indexing in Scopus, and the articles will be added very soon. 

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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