Visit of Prof. Nicola Tirelli of University of Manchester, UK

Besuch von Prof. Nicola Tirelli; im Bild mit Prof. Boccaccini und Dr. Detsch

Professor Nicola Tirelli, Professor of Polymers and Biomaterials at the School of Biomedicine and the School ofMaterials, University of Manchester (UK), visited our Institute on 27-28 March 2012. He discussed with Dr. R. Detsch and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini areas of common research interest in the field of biopolymer encapsulation of bioactive molecules and cells, which are relevant for the current TOPbiomat (Emerging Field Iniative) project “Bioactive materials, cell and tissue printing: New therapeutic approaches for organ level tissue engineering and regenerative medicine“. Professor Tirelli also presented the talk “Cell interactions of hyaluronic acid constructs” at the 1st Scientific Seminar of the TOPbiomat project.