WelcomeThe University of Alabama (UA) Board of Trustees in their meeting on February 3, 2006 has approved the formation of "Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration (CNMB)". This new center at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is housed in the Department of Physics with participation of faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Dentistry, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine.
UAB envisions the creation of a world-class interdisciplinary research and student training center focusing on the synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials and structures with applicability and integration into the biomedical arena that will position the Center to be at the forefront of nanotechnologies and biomaterials for human health.
National Institutes of Health Issues a Small Business Technology Transfer Phase II Award to Vista Engineering and UAB CNMB Scientists
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has issued a two-year commercialization award entitled “Nanotechnology Enabled Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Prosthesis” to a Birmingham based company Vista Engineering and UAB CNMB researchers (Vista PI Dr. Raymond Thompson and UAB PI Dr. Yogesh Vohra, Dr. Aaron Catledge, and Dr. Patrick Louis). This award of $746,369 is for a two-year period starting August 15th, 2011. Read more...