European Society of Biomaterials (ESB) conference in Krakow

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini und Elena Boccardi (Doktorandin)

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini and Ms Elena Boccardi (PhD student) attended the 27th European Conference on Biomaterials (ESB2015) held in Krakow, Poland from 30th August to 3rd September 2015. They gave oral presentations at the Satellite Session “Science for Industry” entitled: “Bioresorbable Materials for Medical Applications“, organised by the EU consortium “Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents” (ReBioStent). In this session, Prof. Boccaccini also moderated the panel discussion and overview of proceedings with all speakers from the session. Prof. Boccaccini was a member of the International Advisory Committee of ESB 2015 and he also presented the talk: “Influence of calcium salt addition on bioactive glass nanospheres” in the session “Bioactive Materials” and co-chaired the session “Bone tissue engineering V”. At ESB 2015 it was announced that Prof. Boccaccini has been elected a member of the ESB Council for a period of 4 years. In the photos, Prof. Boccaccini, Ms Elena Boccardi (FAU) and Ms Christy Thomas, PhD student based at University of Westminster, UK, supervised by Dr. Ipsita Roy and co-supervised by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini. Ms Thomas won a prize in the rapid fire presentations competition held at ESB 2015. (Click images to enlarge)