FunGlass Centre: Drs. Martin Michálek and Si Chen finalize their research training period at the Institute of Biomaterials

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Dr. Martin Michálek and Dr. Si Chen from the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass (FunGlass),Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Slovakia, have finalized their one-year research training period at the Institute of Biomaterials in the framework of our international collaboration within the H2020 FunGlass project. Drs. Michalek and Chen (pictured with Dr. Liliana Liverani and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini) carried out research in different areas of bioactive glass technology, developing novel bioactive glass compositions and composites for regenerative medicine, wound healing and drug delivery. Our Institute leads the training of personnel (PhD students, post-docs and senior researchers) of the FunGlass Centre in the field of biomaterials. Prof. Boccaccini is a member of the FunGlass Centre’s scientific board. A new group of FunGlass researchers and PhD students will arrive in Erlangen for their training period in Sep

tember 2019.