Visit of Prof. Maria Vallet-Regi

Prof. Boccaccini mit Prof. Vellet-Regi

On 23-25 March we received the visit of Prof. Maria Vallet-Regi, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Head of the Research Group Smart Biomaterials in the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Prof. Vallet-Regi is an international leading scientist in the field of bioceramics, in particular in the area of silica based ordered mesoporous materials for gene therapy and transfection and tissue engineering. Prof. Vallet-Regi is also the head of the European Network of Excellence for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures, “Ageing” in which Prof. A. R. Boccaccini is one of the members for Germany. On 25th March Prof. Vallet-Regi presented the lecture:“Biomaterials design: from implants to regenerative medicine” in the context of the program of Invited Seminars to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Institute of Biomaterials and in the framework of the 10th TOPbiomat Seminar . (Click image to enlarge)