Month: July 2016

Prof. Atul Bhaskar, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, UK, Prof. Ipsita Roy, Applied Biotechnology Research Group, University of Westminster, UK, and Dr. Xiang Zhang, Lucideon Limited, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, visited our new building and laboratories in Erlangen-West ...

The progress meeting of the FP7 European project "Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents" (ReBioStent) was hosted by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini in our Institute on 28-29 July 2016. This project is funded within the EU FP7 Theme "Biomaterials for Advanced Therapies an...

On 27th July 2016, we hosted Professor Gianluca Ciardelli, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (DIMEAS), Polytechnic of Turin, Italy. He presented the lecture: "Polymeric Nanomaterials designed for biomedical applications" in our "Advances in Biomaterials Seminars" series. We collabor...

On 25th July we received the visit of Dr. Fabian Westhauser and Prof. Arash Moghaddam of the Heidelberg Trauma Research Group (HTRG) (Head: Prof. Gerhard Schmidmaier), Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Center of Orthopedics, Traumatology, and Spinal Cord Injury, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heid...

The inauguration symposium of the Muscle Research Center Erlangen (MURCE) took place at the Medical Valley building, Erlangen, on 21-22 July 2016. The symposium was organised by Prof. O. Friedrich (MURCE coordinator), Prof. B. Fabry, Prof. W. Goldmann (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini), Prof. F. Engel...

On 21st July we received the visit of Prof. Silvia Simison, affiliated with the Institute for Research in Science and Technology of Materials (INTEMA), at National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, and of Dr. Flavio Soldera, Chair of Functional Materials, Saarland University. Prof. Boccaccini,...

The progress meeting of the H2020-MSCA-ITN project "Drug-free antibacterial hybrid biopolymers for medical applications" (HyMedPoly), organised by Prof. Ipsita Roy, University of Westminster, London, UK, (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini) was held on 18-20 July 2016 in London. The PhD students of the ...

On 18th July 2016 Namir S. Raddaha successfully defended his doctoral thesis in the field of electrophoretic deposition (EPD) of organic-inorganic bioactive coatings for biomedical applications, which was carried out under the supervision of Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini at our Institute. In addition...

During the summer of 2016 we are hosting numerous international visitors, including senior researchers, PhD students and undergraduate visiting students, e.g. Erasmus exchange students. In the picture: Kenan Dogru (Kocatepe University, Turkey), Dr. Egemen Avcu (Kocaeli University, Turkey), Fatih Erd...