FunGlass researchers start their research training program in the Institute of Biomaterials

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In the framework of our participation in the activities of the Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass (FunGlass), Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, Slovakia, we are hosting four researchers of the FunGlass Centre, who will carry out research activities in our Institute for one year. Dr. Zulema Vargas (post-doctoral researcher) will work on a project entitled “Multifunctional scaffolds for bone and dental tissue regeneration”, Mr. Susanta Sengupta (PhD student) will work on “Polymer composites with incorporated mesoporous bioactive glass as enhanced multifunctional platforms for biomedical applications”, Mr. Fatih Kurtuldu (PhD student) on “Mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for drug delivery application” and Ms. Nursen Mutlu (PhD student) will carry out a project on “Borate bioactive glasses for wound healing applications”. Dr. Liliana Liverani and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini are responsible for the training program of the visiting researchers.