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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 2018 Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Senior Investigator: Jean SchwarzbauerPrinceton University, Junior Investigator: Alexandra NabaUniversity of Illinois in Chicago, Iozzo Award Winner: Rachel Lennon, University of Manchester, and Founders Award Winner: Vincent FioreThe Rockefeller University.  These awardees will be recognized at the 2018 ASMB Biennial Meeting.

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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ASMB 2018 Biennial Meeting Program Now Available!


ASMB 2019 Workshops Announced!

ASMB will offer TWO workshops in 2019:

Fibroblasts: The Arbiters of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling
June 23-25, 2019
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Workshop on  Basement Membranes
July 10-12, 2019
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Save the Dates!  More info coming soon.