World Biomaterials Congress 2016

The World Biomaterials Congress (WBC) took place May 17-22 2016 in Montréal, Québec. The conference had over 4000 delegates from 60 different countries. There were 2000 poster presentations and 1200 oral presentations. Highlights included a plenary session by David Mooney about anti-cancer vaccines using biomaterials, moose calls, and the congress party.


  • Jeremy Antonyshyn (Poster): An in vitro model of foreign body giant cell formation mediated by damage-associated molecular patterns
  • Laura McKiel (Oral): Damage-associated molecular patterns in the adsorbed protein layer on biomaterial surfaces