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 Statement on Inclusivity and Racial Justice

The ASMB is dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of matrix biology and its application to the betterment of human health, while supporting the career development of young scientists in matrix biology.  At ASMB, we are privileged and enriched by membership from a diverse community and we are proud of the racial, gender, sexual orientation, religious, and international composition of our community. Our strength is built upon this breadth of experiences and perspectives. Read the full ASMB Statement on Inclusivity and Racial Justice.

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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Save the Date! October 22-25, 2023 Tissue, Matrix, and Pathobiology: Joint Meeting of ASMB, ASIP, and HCS

Our next Biennial Meeting will be a joint meeting!

ASMB is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the American Society for Investigative Pathology and The Histochemical Society for a collaborative meeting in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. If you haven’t been to this part of the western United States, it is worth a visit!  See 2023 ASMB Awardees.

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Mentoring Program

ASMB is pleased to announce a new mentoring program. Read all about it! Volunteer to help!
ASMB Mentoring Program Information

2023 Image Contest

2023 Winners


 ASMB e-Symposia Continue!

See the line-up HERE.