Elsevier Announces Six New Book Titles on the Applications of Advanced Materials

Author Dr. Jack Lemons to receive 2015 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award at Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting & Expo

Waltham, MA, April 16, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of six new books focused on the applications of advanced materials. The introduction of these books coincides with the Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition, held April 15-18 in Charlotte, NC.

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Also at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Dr. Jack Lemons, University Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering, will receive the highly acclaimed 2015 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award. He has co-authored or edited 10 books, published more than 200 journal articles, and contributed more than 600 presentations and abstracts at scientific meetings. Recent Elsevier books include Biomaterials Science, 3rd Edition: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine and the Biomedical Engineering Desk Reference. His central research theme focuses on surgical implant biomaterial-to-host interactions as related to biocompatibility under functional conditions.

The Acta Biomaterialia award recognizes excellence and leadership in biomaterials, including basic science and translation to practice. Published by Elsevier, Acta Biomaterialia is an international journal of peer-reviewed original research reports, review papers and communications in the field of biomaterials science.

The six new books on the applications of advanced materials are:

The books are available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 33,000 book titles.


Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com or +1 781 663 2268.

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