MBI 2019

MBI 2019 will be held in Dublin this November, chaired by Dr Olga Piskareva, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Message from the Chair:

The theme of this year's meeting will be:

"Extracellular Matrix: Development, Disease and Evolution"

The scope of the 6th MBI meeting is to bring together national and international researchers interested in all practical and translational applications of extracellular matrix biology and mechanics in all its forms, including, but not limited to:

Developmental biology

ECM synthesis and degradation


Pathophysiology / Degenerative conditions / Injury

Biomaterials / Tissue engineering / Regenerative medicine

Delivery of therapeutics/biologics


In vivo and in vitro models

ECM signalling in development

ECM crosstalk in fibrosis

Tumour microenvironment

Immunotherapy and the ECM

Advanced emerging technologies of ECM imaging

Harnessing ECM as a therapeutic

This year’s programme will stimulate interactive discussions and networking activities, complete with a high level of young investigator talks and presence throughout the program.

We are running a passport scheme to drive interaction with our exhibitors towards which, prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the meeting.

Looking forward to meeting you in November!