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Scientific programme

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Karine Anselme
“Cell and tissue response to biomaterial topography”

Research Director at French National Centre for Scientific Research
Mulhouse, France

Dr. Chris Arts
“Antimicrobial resistance: the future challenge. How can material technology help defeat AMR?”

Eindhoven University of Technology
Maastricht UMC , Department Orthopaedic Surger, Translational Biomaterials
Eindhoven, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Michael Gelinsky (requested)

Head of the Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Groll

Department of Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry University Hospital Würzburg
University of Würzburg, Germany

Dr. Nina C. Lindfors
“Novel bioactive glass for segmental bone healing and infection treatment”

Helsinki University Central Hospital
Helsinki, Finland

Prof. Dr. Mathias Pletz

Institute of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control
University Hospital Jena, Germany

Prof. Dr. Valentina Russo

Department of Bioscience and Agro-Food and Environmental Technology, Unit of Basic and Applied Biosciences
University of Teramo, Italy

Main Topics

  • Surface modification technologies
  • Biofilm formation/antimicrobial coatings/implant associated infections
  • Tissue regeneration/regenerated medicine
  • Cell-material interactions
  • Additive manufacturing (e. g. 3D printing)/biofabrication
  • Clinical applications and translation

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