Prof. Boccaccini at 3D Bioprinting Conference in Cambridge, UK

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini mit Prof. J. Groll sowie Prof. Brian Derby

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 organised by SelectBio. The presentation summarized our current activities on Biofabrication, some of which have been recently published [1-3]. Prof. Boccaccini met several of the leading researchers in the 3D bioprinting and biofabrication fields, including Prof. Brian Derby, University of Manchester, UK, Prof. Juergen Groll, University of Würzburg, Germany, and Prof. Will Shu, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, UK (pictured with Prof. Boccaccini). The next conference “3D-Bioprinting in Science” is scheduled to be held in May 2017 in Hannover, Germany, where Prof. Boccaccini will be a keynote speaker.

[1] Zehnder, T., et al., Evaluation of an alginate–gelatine crosslinked hydrogel for bioplotting, Biofabrication 7 (2015) 025001

[2] Leite, A. J., et al., Bioplotting of a bioactive alginate dialdehyde-gelatin composite hydrogel containing bioactive glass nanoparticles, Biofabrication 8 (2016) 035005

[3] Ivanovska, J., et al., Biofabrication of 3D Alginate-Based Hydrogel for Cancer Research: Comparison of Cell Spreading, Viability, and Adhesion Characteristics of Colorectal HCT116 Tumor Cells, Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. 22(7) (2016) 708-715.
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