Month: April 2015

Prof. Wendelin J. Stark, Functional Materials Laboratory, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, visited our Institute on 28th April 2015. Invited by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini, Prof. Stark presented the Materials Science Colloquium SS2015 at the Department of Materials Scie...

Dr. Sander Leeuwenburgh, assistant professor at Department of Biomaterials, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and PhD students Mani Diba and Jiankang.Song visited our Institute on 27th April 2015. We have a research collaboration with the group of Dr. Leeuwenburgh in the ...

Prof. Boccaccini presented the oral contribution: "Bioactive Glass Based Nanostructured Scaffolds for Vascularized Bone Tissue Engineering" in the session: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine at the EuroBioMat 2015 conference held in Weimar, Germany, on 21-22 April 2015. Prof. Boccaccini wa...

Several papers co-authored by members of our Institute appear in the lists of "Top 25 Hottest Articles" released by Elsevier in which the 25 most downloaded articles in each journal on ScienceDirect are published. For the full year 2014, the following papers of our group are listed: Current Opinion...

The special issue "Manufacturing meets Biofabrication", co-edited by Prof. Dietmar W. Hutmacher, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, has been published in the journal Bionanomaterials. The goal of the special issue is to present current research and developme...

The 2nd Joint Meeting of the Glass and Optical Materials Division (GOMD) of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) and the German Glass Society (DGG) will take place in Miami, FL, USA, on May 17 - 21, 2015. Our group will participate in the Symposium S2: Glasses in Healthcare - Fundamentals and Applic...

The Institute of Biomaterials will be hosting this summer term several visiting undergraduate and post-graduate students, including ERASMUS exchange students, coming from different countries, including Brazil, Italy, Latvia, France, Poland and Portugal, who have chosen our Institute to carry out res...

We welcome 30 new Bachelor, Master and visiting students who have just started (Summer Term 2015) their research projects in our Institute in a variety of topics in the field of biomedical materials. We offer research topics to students interested in the field of biomaterials coming from different c...

Dr. Timothy E. L. Douglas, senior researcher at Nano and biophotonics Group, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Gent University (Belgium), visited our Institute on 20th April 2015. We are collaborating in several projects with Dr Douglas' research team in the field of hydrogels and composites fo...

Mr Louis-Philippe Lefebvre, Team Leader at National Research Council Canada, Boucherville (Canada), visited our Institute on 20th April 2015. Mr Lefebvre and co-workers have developed an alternative interesting foaming technique to fabricate 45S5 bioactive glass scaffolds which provides scaffolds o...