Month: July 2016

The end of the summer term 2016 was marked by the traditional Summer BBQ of the Institute of Biomaterials which took place on 14th July. Prof. Boccaccini highlighted the international character of the Institute: nineteen nationalities were represented at this meeting, including our visiting students...

The official inauguration and symbolic hand-over of the key of our new building in Erlangen-West (Ulrich-Schalk-Street 3, 91056 Erlangen) took place on 8th July 2016 with the presence of authorities of the state of Bavaria, the city of Erlangen and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), includi...

On 5-6 July 2016 we welcomed Prof. Maria Vallet-Regi in our Institute. Maria Vallet Regi is 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 (Sp...

On 6th July 2016 Anahi Philippart successfully defended her doctoral thesis in the field of mesoporous bioactive glasses for bone tissue engineering, which was carried out under the supervision of Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini at our Institute. In addition to Prof. Boccaccini, Prof. Maria Vallet-Regi...

Our review paper "Nanoscale Bioactive Glasses in Medical Applications", co-authored by Melek Erol-Taygun, Kai Zheng and Aldo R. Boccaccini, published in Int. J. Appl. Glass Sci. Vol. 4 (2013) has been listed as the top cited article in the journal in 2013-2014, thus contributing to the increase of ...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini was one of the invited speakers at the 15th Annual United Kingdom Society for Biomaterials (UKSB)conference, held at Regent Street Cinema, University of Westminster, London, on 30th June - 1st July 2016, chaired by Prof. Ipsita Roy (Univ. of Westminster). Prof. Boccaccini pr...