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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 2020 Biennial Meeting - Save the Date! 

ASMB is pleased to announce that the 2020 Biennial Meeting will be in St. Louis. Missouri, November 8 - 11, 2020.  Put this event on your calendar now and check back for more information coming soon!

The Benefits of Membership

Join more than eleven hundred professionals in the field of extracellular matrix science world-wide, as a member of the American Society of Matrix Biology. Membership is open to individuals who have educational, research, clinical, and/or patient advocacy roles in the field of extracellular matrix biology or an allied field and to other interested members of the public. Members receive meeting and journal discounts as well as networking and mentoring opportunities.  Members are also eligible for a robust award program and opportunities to present research at international events.

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Congratulations to ASMB NEW Council members: 

Rolf Brekken, Edna Cukierman,

and Doug Gould


2019 Image Contest Winners Announced! Congratulations:

Edna Cukierman: The Fabric of Life- Human Fibroblastic Cell Derived Extracellular Matrix

Eva Korpos: The Matrix of the Fat

Adam Pickard: Stained Glass Collagen

Edna Cukierman: Human Fibroblastic Cell Derived Extracellular Matrix

Honor Morris: Collagen Fibril Organisation within the Mouse Intervertebral Disc as Imaged by Atomic Force Microscopy

Anne Karina Perl: The Beauty in Disease

See Images Here