Vol.13 No.03 <Apr-May>

New age of medical materials

2015.06.15 Published

Nano-Biomaterials Research to Save Lives


New age of medical materials

[NIMS NOW Special Talk]
The Path to Success of Biomaterials Science
Toshihiro Akaike 
(Director, Biomaterilas Center for Regenerative Medical Engineering Foundation for Advancement of International Science, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Yukio Nagasaki (Professor, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba)
Guoping Chen (Field Coordinator, PI and Unit Director of the Tissue Regeneration Materials Unit and Biomaterials Unit, Nano-Bio Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)

[Topics: Materials for next-generation medical technologies]

Nanofiber to fight against cancer
Mitsuhiro Ebara 
(MANA Scientist, Smart Biomaterials Group, Biomaterials Unit, MANA)
Chun Man Lee (Board Certified Surgeon by JSS & General Clinical Oncologist by JBCT, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Innovation, Osaka University Hospital)

Treating pulmonary diseases using marine resources
Tetsushi Taguchi 
(MANA Scientist, Biomaterials Unit, MANA)
Yukio Sato (Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tsukuba University)

Development of ultimately safe DDS carrier
Kohsaku Kawakami 
(MANA Scientist, Smart Biomaterials Group, Biomaterials Unit, MANA)

Controlling the dissolution of magnesium
Sachiko Hiromoto 
(MANA Scientist, Smart Biomaterials Group, Biomaterials Unit)

Controlling Cell Proliferation Based on the Different Valence State of Metal Elements
Tamaki Naganuma
(MANA Scientist, Smart Biomaterials Group, Biomaterials Unit)


[Science is even more amazing than you think (maybe ...)]
Learning about manufacturing from the growth of living things

Akio Etori


  1. NIMS Concludes a MOU with DGRSDT of Algeria 
  2. First Publication of about 1,000 Materials Studied for Superconductivity including Negative Cases.
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