Academic visitor from Argentina: Prof. Josefina Ballarre, Georg Forster-Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Prof. Boccaccini und Prof. Ballarre

Dr. Josefina Ballarre, Professor of Materials Science at National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, and staff scientist at the National Institute for Materials Technology (INTEMA), is visiting our Institute as holder of the prestigious Georg Forster-Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

We are collaborating with Prof. Ballarre in the field of bioactive coatings exhibiting enhanced osteogenic and antibacterial effects, based on sol-gel approaches, for dental and orthopedic applications.