ASMB - American Society for Matrix Biology ASMB - American Society for Matrix Biology

Welcome to ASMB!

ASMB Mission Statement

The mission of the ASMB is to promote basic, translational, and clinical research on the extracellular matrix (ECM), cell-ECM interactions, and ECM-based therapies and devices, and to support the growth and professional development of the ECM research community. The ASMB will accomplish this mission by promoting interactions among academia, scientific societies, industry, and government; facilitating dissemination of relevant knowledge and new findings; providing mentoring opportunities to junior scientists; and advocating sustained funding for research and education.


ASMB 2018 Biennial Meeting - SAVE THE DATE!

October 13-17, 2018

ASMB is pleased to announce the 2018 Biennial Meeting will be held at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

More information coming soon.


The ASMB Workshop 2017 on Basement Membranes was a great success!  The event was featured in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reporter.  Read the article here.

Congratulations to Suneel Apte!

ASMB congratulates our Past President, Suneel Apte for receiving a $1.5 million grant from the American Heart Association to study extracellular matrix for cardiovascular research. Read more about it here. Great work to the ASMB community for sharing this grant opportunity with members!

Great news for Matrix Biology!

Editor-in-Chief, Renato Iozzo reports that Matrix Biology has a CiteScore 2016 of 6.33 and a CiteScore Percentile Rank of 91%. Congratulations!

Matrix Biology!  The new impact factor for 2016 for Matrix Biology has 7.4.

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Here is the latest edition of the ASMB Newsletter - The Matrix Letter

ASMB Meetings

ASMB 2016 Biennial Meeting

View the meeting program HERE.

Workshop 2017 on Basement Membranes 

Registration is now CLOSED. The 2017 ASMB Workshop on Basement Membranes has been organized by Roy Zent, Vanderbilt Medical Center and Jeffrey H. Miner, Washington University School of Medicine and will be held July 12-14, 2017 at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.  Click here for information about this event.

Future ASMB Workshops 

If you would like to chair an ASMB workshop in 2019 or beyond, preview the RFP here. 

Applications will be sought in early 2018 for the 2019 workshop.

Link Resources

News - view current funding and award application opportunities in the scientific community

Resources - links to partner societies and topic specific websites

Travel Grants for Young Scientists

The Matrix Letter 2017


The NEW issue of The Matrix Letter is here!

View the 2017 Spring Issue of

The Matrix Letter Vol 16. no. 1

Chinese Society of Matrix Biology Announcement

Read about this new group and the CSMB Conference!

ASMB Election Results - Voting is now closed.

ASMB is proud to be a Rare Disease Day partner!

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Upcoming Meetings

International Osteopontin Conference
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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