Main Research Topics

  • Electrospinning of 3D scaffolds and patches for different applications (cardiac and bone tissue regeneration)
  • Mesoporous materials for controlled release of drugs, growth factors and therapeutic ions (osteogenic, antibacterial and pro-osteogenic effect)
  • Biodegradable polymeric micro and nanoparticles for the release of biomolecules in different conditions
  • Nano-hydroxyapatite for bone-like composite
  • Biomimetic scaffolds containing bioactive glasses, ceramics and collagen (bioactive and/or bioresorbable)
  • 3D printing of biomaterials and growth factors
  • Injectable bone cement for bone regeneration
  • Biomaterial functionalisation for enhanced antibacterial and antifouling properties
  • Computed nanotomography and its use in the material field
  • Electrophoretic deposition