“BIOMEDICAL GLASSES”: Launch of new journal


During the “Advances in Bioactive Glasses” Symposium held at the 26th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) (Liverpool, UK, 3rd September 2014) honouring Professor Larry Hench, the inventor of bioactive glass, the new journal “BIOMEDICAL GLASSES” was launched. Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini has been appointed as the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of this new journal with support from a group of Associate Editors of high academic standing, as well as both an Editorial and Advisory Board, formed of internationally recognised scientists in the area of bioactive glasses, and chaired by Prof. Hench. Biomedical Glasses) is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal covering the field of glasses for biomedical applications. It will provide an international forum for the publication of original research reports and authoritative review articles on biomedical glasses and their use in clinical applications. The journal is now accepting papers for its inaugural issue. More information can be found at: To submit a paper to Biomedical Glasses, please contact the editor-in-chief, Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini (e-mail:
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