Journal History

2010 The inaugural issue was released. JFB was published as a quarterly journal.
2014 JFB was indexed in PubMed and its 100th paper was published.
2017 JFB announced the first edition of the Travel Award.
2018 JFB was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus, Biological Abstracts, and BIOSIS Previews.
2019 JFB received its first CiteScore (4.1).
2020 JFB received a new CiteScore (7.3).
2021 JFB was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
JFB published its 500th paper.
JFB announced the first Highly Cited Paper Awards.

JFB established the following sections:

Bone Biomaterials;
Dental Biomaterials;
Antibacterial Biomaterials;
Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine;
Biomaterials for Drug Delivery;
Biomaterials for Cancer Therapies;
Cell-Biomaterial Interaction;
Biomaterials and Devices for Healthcare Applications;
Synthesis of Biomaterials via Advanced Technologies.

2022 JFB received a new CiteScore of 10.0, ranked Q1 in Biomedical Engineering.
JFB received its first Impact Factor (4.901), ranked Q2 in "Engineering, Biomedical" and "Materials Science, Biomaterials".
2023 JFB adopted a monthly publication schedule.

Editor-in-Chief

2010–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Francesco Puoci

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo for the section on Dental Biomaterials
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. John H.T. Luong for the section on Antibacterial Biomaterials
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Daniel X.B. Chen for the section on Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Serena Danti for the section on Biomaterials for Cancer Therapies
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. John G. Hardy for the section on Biomaterials and Devices for Healthcare Applications
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Li Ren for the section on Synthesis of Biomaterials via Advanced Technologies
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