Materials Today Bio is a multidisciplinary journal focused on the interface between biology and materials science, chemistry, physics, engineering, and medicine. From the design and assembly of novel structures, their functionalization and interaction with biological systems to bioimaging, therapies and diagnostics in healthcare, the journal will capture the most exciting advances and discoveries within this field.

Part of the Materials Today family, Materials Today Bio offers authors rigorous peer review, rapid decisions, and high visibility. The editors welcome comprehensive articles, short communications and reviews on topics including but not limited to:

• Biomaterials
• Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
• Cell encapsulation and cell engineering
• Biomolecular and biomacromolecular Engineering
• Biofabrication
• Biohybrid Materials
• Nanomedicine and bionanotechnology
• Biosensors including BioMEMS, BioNEMS
• Lab-on-a chip and organ-on-a chip
• Actuators and soft/bioelectronics
• Bioimaging and diagnosis
• In vitro biological models
• Hydrogels
• Drug and gene delivery
• Biopolymers
• Bioinspired surfaces and interfaces
• Living Materials
• Synthetic biology
• Micro and nanofluidics for bioengineering or biological sciences
• Responsive and adaptive systems
• Modelling and simulation of biological systems with reference to experimental results
• Bio-based materials

Materials Today Bio sits within Elsevier's biomaterials science portfolio alongside Biomaterials, Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications and Biomaterials and Biosystems.

Editorial board

Editor in Chief

  • João Mano PhD
    University of Aveiro Chemistry Department, Aveiro, Portugal

Associate Editor

  • Qiangbin Wang
    Chinese Academy of Sciences Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-Bionics, Suzhou, China

Editorial Board

  • Insung S. Choi PhD
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science And Technology Department of Chemistry, Daejeon, South Korea
  • Luisa De Cola PhD
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milano, Italy
  • Utkan Demirci PhD
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
  • Changyou Gao PhD
    Zhejiang University Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Hangzhou, China
  • Ali Khademhosseini PhD
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Pavel Levkin PhD
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Bin Liu PhD
    National University of Singapore Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Singapore, Singapore
  • Michiya Matsusaki
    Osaka University School Graduate School of Engineering Division of Applied Chemistry, Suita, Japan
  • Phillip Messersmith PhD
    University of California Berkeley Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Berkeley, California, United States of America
  • David Mooney PhD
    Harvard University Mooney Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Lorenzo Moroni PhD
    Maastricht University Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Fergal O'Brien PhD
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Department of Anatomy, Dublin, Ireland
  • Richard O.C. Oreffo PhD
    University of Southampton Institute of Developmental Science, Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Kun Qian PhD
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai, China
  • Carlos Rodríguez-Cabello PhD
    University of Valladolid Bioforge, Valladolid, Spain
  • Ana Cecília Roque PhD
    New University of Lisbon Department of Chemistry, Caparica, Portugal
  • Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez PhD
    University of Glasgow Division of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Tatiana Segura PhD
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Martina Stenzel PhD
    University of New South Wales Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, Sydney, Australia
  • Emmanuel Stratakis PhD
    Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, Irakleio, Greece
  • Hao Wang PhD
    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Haidian District, China
  • Shutao Wang PhD
    Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Beijing, China
  • Anthony S. Weiss PhD
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Fu-Jian Xu PhD
    Beijing University of Chemical Technology Centre of Advanced Elastomer Materials, Beijing, China
  • Xian-Zheng Zhang PhD
    Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
  • Y. Shrike Zhang PhD
    Harvard Medical School Department of Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Chao Zhong Ph.D.
    Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Shenzhen, China