Month: October 2016

Prof. Boccaccini attended the MS&T 2016 conference joint with ACerS 118th Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, USA, on 23-27 October 2016. Prof. Boccaccini delivered the lecture and tutorial entitled: "Bioactive Glasses in Soft Tissue Repair. What Do We Know So Far?" related to the prestigious "Art...

Prof. Boccaccini was a member of the International Scientific Committee of the 1st Biennial Conference BIOMATERIALS FOR HEALTHCARE: Biomaterials for Tissue and Genetic Engineering and the Role of Nanotechnology (BioMAH), held at the headquarters of Italian National Research Council (CNR), Rome, Ital...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini presented the lecture: "Enhancing alginate based hydrogels for tissue scaffolds and tumor models by 3D printing" at the Bioprinting & 3D Printing in the Life Sciences conference held on 13-14 October 2016 in Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK. The conference was organ...

The 4th scientific meeting of the TRANSFORMAS research group took place on 10th October 2016 at the Institute of Biomaterials in Erlangen, organised by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini. TRANSFORMAS ("Translational Applications for Material Science") is a research initiative between the Institute of Biomateria...

Dr. Rainer Detsch (Erlangen Institute of Biomaterials) was elected secretary of the executive board of the German Biomaterials Society (DGBM), at the general assembly of the society, held in Aachen on 30th September 2016. In the photo, the previous and new executive board members, from left to right...

On 4th October 2016, we received the visit of Prof. Cesar Barbero, National University of Rio Cuarto, Argentina. Prof. Barbero presented the seminar "GRAPHENE and CARBON NANOTUBES. DERIVATIVES AND ANALOGUES. NEW MATERIALS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS". We are planing collaborations with the resear...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head, Institute of Biomaterials, is the winner of the prestigious "Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture Award 2016" by the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) and National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE) . The award recognizes an individual who ha...

Prof. Boccaccini presented the lecture: "Boron doped bioactive glass scaffold with ALP functionalisation for bone tissue engineering: osteogenesis and angiogenesis studies" at the German Society for Biomaterials (DGBM) Annual Meeting, held in Aachen, Germany, on 28.09 - 01.10.2016 under leadership o...