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
• 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
• Biological soft and biological matter
• Hydrogels
• Drug and gene delivery
• Biopolymers
• Bioinspired surfaces and interfaces
• Synthetic biology
• Bio-based materials

Editorial board

Editor in Chief

  • Professor João Mano
    Department of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Editorial Board

  • Prof. Dr. Insung S. Choi
    Department of Chemistry, KAIST University, Daejeon, The Republic of Korea
  • Professor Changyou Gao
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Professor Ali Khademhosseini
    California Nanosystems Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Professor Chun-Sing Lee
    Dept. of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Pavel Levkin
    Inst. of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Professor Bin Liu
    Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Dr. Jian Liu
    Fac. of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
  • Professor Jun Lou
    Dept. of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Professor David Mooney
    The Mooney Lab: Laboratory for Cell and Tissue Engineering, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, Maryland, USA
  • Professor Lorenzo Moroni
    MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Dr. Fergal O'Brien
    Dept. of Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland
  • Dr. Richard O.C. Oreffo
    Inst. of Developmental Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  • Professor Martin Pumera
    Dept. of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Dr. Kun Qian
    School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Professor Zhifeng Ren
    Dept. of Physics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Professor Carlos Rodríguez-Cabello
    Bioforge Labs, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
  • Professor Ana Cecília Roque
    Chemistry Department, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal
  • Professor Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez
    Biomedical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
  • Professor Martina Stenzel
    Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design CAMD, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
  • Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis
    Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Dr. Shoji Takeuchi
    Ctr. for InterNatl. Research on MicroMechatronics (CIRMM), IIS, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr. Luisa Torsi
    Dipart. di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
  • Professor Jamie Warner
    Dept. of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • Professor Anthony S. Weiss
    McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Professor Gleb Yushin
    School of Materials Science & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Professor Xian-Zheng Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Biomedical Polymers of Ministry of Education & Department of Chemistry, Wuhan University, China
  • Professor Ze Zhang
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China