Dirk Grijpma appointed member of the editorial board of Acta Biomaterialia

Prof. Dirk Grijpma has been appointed member of the editorial board of Acta Biomaterialia. His experience in the biomaterials field and his specific work in novel polymer development will contribute to the efforts of the editorial team to continue to grow Acta Biomaterialia as a leader in the field of biomaterials science with an emphasis on structure-property-function relationships.

The journal started publishing in 2005 and has had a continuously increasing impact factor (currently 3.975) that places it among the top journals in the biomaterials field. It also has grown from 6 issues in the early years, to 9 issues in 2009 and 12 in 2010. The rejection rate is currently approximately 75%, and the journal receives over 1700 submissions per year.