American Society of Matrix Biology

Pozzi elected president of Society for Matrix Biology

Vanderbilt’s Ambra Pozzi, PhD, has been elected president of the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB), a scientific organization that promotes research on the extracellular matrix with the aim of improving human health.

Last week’s workshop drew dozens of basement membrane scientists from around the world.

Global workshop explores basement membrane research

An international workshop on basement membranes last week attracted about 70 scientists from around the world.

Matrix biology society honors Hudson’s contributions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) biochemist Billy Hudson, PhD, has been awarded the 2018 Distinguished Investigator Prize by the International Society for Matrix Biology for his contributions to the field of matrix biology.

Last week’s workshop was sponsored by the American Society of Matrix Biology and the Vanderbilt Center for Matrix Biology. (photo by Julie Hudson)

Workshop draws basement membrane experts from across globe

A workshop on the basement membrane hosted earlier this month by Vanderbilt University Medical Center attracted 75 top scientists from around the world and broke new ground in understanding molecules that make up this key biological structure.