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Prof. Dr. Mutlu Özcan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of Dental Biomaterials, Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, 2032 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: dental biomaterials; fixed prosthodontics; reconstructive dentistry; adhesive dentistry; minimally invasive dentistry
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Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive and Odontostomatological Sciences University of Naples "Federico II", 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: dental materials; dental surgery; restorative dentistry and endodontics
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Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Restorative Materials in the Digital Workflow: Innovative Trends to Join Esthetics and Biomechanics
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Oral Hygiene and Biofilms in Orthodontics
Special Issue in Materials: Current and Future Trends in Dental Materials
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Dental Ceramics and Metal-Free Materials in The Digital Workflow
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Perio-Inflammation in Auto-Antibodies and T-Cell Mediated Oro-Pharyngeal Mucositis
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced Progress in the Morphology and Surface of Dental Implant
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Social Determinants in Oral Health
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: 10th Anniversary of Applied Sciences: Invited Papers in Applied Dentistry Section
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Oral Health for Special Needs, Compromised and Elderly Patients
Topical Collection in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Oral and Public Health
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: The Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry and Oral Health: A Global Perspective
Topical Collection in Dentistry Journal: Novel Ceramic Materials in Dentistry
Special Issue in Materials: Current and Future Trends in Dental Materials, Volume II
Special Issue in Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Feature Papers in Dental Biomaterials
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Exclusive Papers Collection of Editorial Board Members (and Invited Scholars) in Section "Oral Health"
Topical Collection in Applied Sciences: Dental Composites and Adhesives in Dentistry
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Dentistry Journal: 10th Anniversary
Topics: Advances in Dental Biomaterials and Oral Tissues Engineering
Prof. Dr. Yoshitaka Nakanishi
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Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan
Interests: tribology; bioengineering; surface engineering
Dr. Guocheng Wang
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Research Center for Human Tissues and Organs Degeneration, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, CAS, Shenzhen, China
Interests: biomaterials; antimicrobial materials; bone tissue engineering; nanomaterials; surface modification of dental implant or orthopedic implant
Dr. Shahin Homaeigohar
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School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
Interests: biomaterials; electrospinning; water treatment; membrane; nanofibers; nanocomposite; biohybrids; tissue engineering; wound dressing
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Dr. Sompop Bencharit
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Philips Institute for Oral Health Research, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Interests: digital dentistry; guided implant surgery; structural biology; protein structure; salivary biomarkers; salivary proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Pilar López-Larrubia
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Biomedical Research Instituto “Alberto Sols”, CSIC-UAM, Department of Endocrine and Nervous System Pathophysiology, Madrid, Spain
Interests: neuroimaging; magnetic resonance; biomedicine; nanotechnology; theranostic systems; preclinical imaging
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Prof. Massimo Del Fabbro
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1. Department of Biomedical, Surgical, Dental Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20122 Milano, Italy
2. IRCCS Orthopedic Institute Galeazzi, 20161 Milano, Italy
Interests: tissue regeneration; bone healing; platelet-rich plasma; growth factors; oral surgery; periodontics; endodontics
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Prof. Dr. Neus Feliu
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1. The Fraunhofer Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, Grindelallee 117, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
2. Center for Hybrid Nanostructures (CHyN), Universitat Hamburg, 22607 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: nanoparticles; bioconjugation; nanomedicines; drug delivery systems; biosensing; toxicology; nano-bio interface studies; biocompatibility
Dr. David Dean
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Department of Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: craniofacial and bone; regenerative medicine; computer-aided implant design; geometric morphometrics; additive manufacturing (3D printing); tissue engineering; scaffold biomaterials; computer assisted surgery; implant
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Prof. Dr. Dmitry V. Evtuguin
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Department of Chemistry & CICECO, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: chemistry and technology of lignocellulosics; lignin chemistry; lignin-based polymers and composites; hybrid materials; catalysis; paper materials; analytic tools for natural polymers
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Dr. Wei Zhang
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Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen 518055, China
Interests: biomaterials; 3D printing technology; biomedical nanomaterials; orthopaedic implants
Prof. Dr. Koichiro Kano
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Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa 252-0880, Japan
Interests: cell differentiation; dedifferentiation; pluripotency; extracellular matrix; mechanobiology
Prof. Dr. Francesca Gervaso
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Department of Engineering for InnovationLecce, Universita del Salento, Lecce, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; polymer-based hydrogels; polymeric biomaterials; nanobiotechnology; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Xiaojun Yu
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering and Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA
Interests: tissue engineering; biomaterials; drug delivery; nanobiotechnology
Prof. Dr. Thierry Hoc
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1. Researchers Laboratory of Osteoarticular Biology, Bioengineering and Bioimaging, Université de Paris, Paris, France
2. Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France
Interests: mechanics of materials; osteoarticular and connective tissues pathologies; multiscale modeling; material characterization
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Dr. David Garcia-Bernal
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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Immunology Department, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Interests: mesenchymal stem cells; cell therapy; advances therapies; regenerative medicine; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Jordi Gargallo
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, UIC Barcelona-Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, 08017 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: computer-aided surgery; three-dimensional imaging; zirconium; dental materials; bone regeneration; dental tissue conditioning; patient satisfaction
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Dr. Cleofe Palocci
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Department of Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
Interests: biopolymreric nanoparticles; drug delivery; nanoparticles applications
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Prof. Dr. Mingchun Zhao
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
Interests: biodegradable metal; bioactive metal; antibacterial metal; implant metal; microbiological corrosion; Mg Corrosion; steel corrosion; high strength steel; pipeline steel; ship steel
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Prof. Dr. Haobo Pan
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Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences University, Shenzhen, China
Interests: biomaterials; bone biology; tissues regeneration; 3D bio-printing; stem cells
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Dr. Yuyan Jiang
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Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Interests: semiconducting polymer nanoparticles for bioimaging and nanomedicine; small-molecule probes for biomedical detection; lead sulfide quantum dots, rare-earth nanoparticles, and gold clusters for fluorescence imaging; radiation oncology
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Dr. Andres Diaz Lantada
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Product Development Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), c/José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: bio-MEMS/NEMS; biomedical devices; polymers; tissue engineering; metamaterials; additive manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. Pedro Fonte
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1. Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
2. Center for Marine Sciences (CCMar), University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
3. iBB – Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
4. Associate Laboratory i4HB—Institute for Health and Bioeconomy at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; therapeutic proteins; freeze-drying; regenerative medicine; wound healing
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Prof. Dr. Chang-Ming Dong
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School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: biodegradable polymer synthesis; polypeptide nanomedicine; biomedical polymer hydrogel; drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Dariusz Bogdal
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Department of Biotechnology and Physical Chemistry, Politechnika Krakowska, ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Krakow, Poland
Interests: bio-based polymers; biomedical applications; photo- and electroluminescent polymers and materials; polymer nanocomposites; microwave chemistry
Prof. Dr. Jung-Suk Han
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Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, 101, Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: ceramics; zirconia; digital dentistry; prosthodontics
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Dr. Marco Colombo
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Department of Operative Dentistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: dentistry; conservative; endodontics; prosthesis
Dr. Joachim Loo
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School of Materials Science & Engineering College of Engineering, NanYang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
Interests: drug delivery; controlled release; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Vuk Uskoković
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; biomaterials; colloid chemistry; philosophy of science; tissue engineering; nanoparticles; interfacial chemistry; nanotechnologies; targeted cancer therapies; infectious disease; science education
Prof. Dr. Ileana Rau
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Department of General Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: biopolymer based materials with NLO properties; biopolymer based materials and biomaterials for medical applications; chitosan obtaining from different wastes; collagen based materials for different medical applications; DNA based materials; optimization
Dr. Sergio Adamo
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Histology and Medical Embryology, "Sapienza" University of Rome School of Pharmacy and Medicine Section of Histology & Medical Embryology, Department AHFOS, via A. Scarpa 16, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: muscle differentiation; muscle homeostasis; hormonal signaling; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Javadi Aliyar
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1. Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Bautzner Landstrasse 400, 01328 Dresden, Germany;
2. Institute of Process Engineering and Environmental Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering, TU-Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: soft matters; bio-interfaces; self-assembly and nano structures; surfactants; proteins, polymers; bacteria and nanoparticles; foams and emulsions; complex adsorbed layers; interfacial transport phenomena in multiphase systems
Prof. Dr. Marco Annunziata
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Multidisciplinary Department of Medical-Surgical and Dental Specialties, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: periodontal diseases; implant dentistry; peri-implant diseases
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Dr. Roman Perez Antoñanzas
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Bioengineering Institute of Tehcnology, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, C/ Immaculada, 22 08017 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; bioactive ceramics; drug delivery; cell delivery; functionalization; bone regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Carla Renata Arciola
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1. Head of the Research Unit on Implant Infections, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
2. Professor of General Pathology, Medical School, University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: anti-adhesive surfaces; anti-biofilm agents; anti-biofouling materials; antibiotic-loaded biomaterials; anti-infective materials; anti-infective tissue regeneration membranes; bioactive antibacterial coatings; materials delivering antimicrobials; covalent conjugation of antimicrobial peptides; (GTR/GBR) membrane with anti-infective properties; implant infections; multilayer antibacterial films; periprosthetic infections; photocatalytic coatings for hygienic surfaces; technologies and nano-technologies for infection-resistant surfaces
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Prof. Dr. Dimitris S. Argyropoulos
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Departments of Forest Biomaterials & Chemistry, North Carolina State University, 2820 Faucette Drive, Rm 3104, Raleigh, NC 27695-8005, USA
Interests: materials; chemicals and energy from forest biomass; organic chemistry of wood components; bio-refining of lignin; cellulose and nano-cellulose based smart materials; NMR spectroscopy and polymer chemistry of biopolymers
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Prof. Dr. Elaine Armelin
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Chemical Engineering Department, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Av. Eduard Maristany, 10-14, I2.2, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Biomaterials; conducting polymers; hybrid materials; multifunctional coatings; plasma-polymers; thin films; corrosion wear
Dr. Manuel Arruebo
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: nanoparticle synthesis; microfluidics; drug delivery; biomaterials
Dr. Csaba Balázsi
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Centre for Energy Research, Eötvös Lóránd Research Network, 1121 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: bioceramics; biomaterials; ceramic dispersion strengthened steels; ceramics and nanocomposites for high temperature and tribological applications; open structured functional materials for sensorics; fiber polymers; composites and coatings; layered ceramics
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Dr. Johnny Beaugrand
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Biopolymères Interactions Assemblages (BIA), INRA, Nantes, France
Interests: fiber-based composites; biopolymers structures-properties relationships; lignocellulosic cell wall
Prof. Dr. Daniela Berger
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry & Electrochemistry, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: drug-delivery systems; mesoporous materials; inorganic nanoparticles
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Dr. Arne Berner
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Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, D-13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: tissue engineering; regenerative materials; biomaterials; bone regeneration; bone defects
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Prof. Dr. Gordon Blunn
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School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Interests: musculoskeletal tissue regeneration; orthopaedic implants; stem cells
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Dr. Assunta Borzacchiello
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National Research Council, Rome, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; drug delivey; rheology
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Prof. Dr. Maria Filomena Botelho
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Faculty of Medicine, Biophysics Institute, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: biophysics of ionizing radiation; radiobiology and radiation effects; biomaterials; animal models for human diseases; new cancer therapies
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Dr. Daniele Botticelli
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Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Bouropoulos
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Department of Materials Science, University of Patras Greece and Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Patras, Greece
Interests: biological mineralization; calcium phosphates; calcium phosphate bone cements; crystal growth; controlled drug delivery systems based on biopolymers; synthesis and characterization of ZnO
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Prof. Dr. Rene Buchet
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Institute for Molecular and Supramolecular Chemistry and Biochemistry, Université Lyon 1, French National Centre for Scientific Research, F-69622 Lyon, France
Interests: mineralization in norm and pathoplogy; mineralization competent cells; matrix vesicles
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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bürklein
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Central Interdisciplinary Ambulance in the School of Dentistry, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Interests: cbct, cyclic fatigue; endodontics; endodontic surgery; endodontic diagnosis; endodontic education (3D-printed teaching teeth/models); nickel-titanium root canal instruments; metallurgy; root canal filling materials; root canal irrigation; root canal sealers, treatment outcome
Dr. Davide Campoccia
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Research Unit on Implant Infections, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: bacterial interactions with material surfaces; implant-related infections; bioactive biomaterials; bacteria-repelling surfaces; anti-infective biomaterials; antibacterial coatings; intrinsically antimicrobial materials; material-based antibacterial strategies; nanostructured materials with enhanced bactericidal activity; antibacterial materials with immunomodulatory activity
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Dr. Claudio Canale
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Department of Physics, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Interests: AFM; biophysics; misfolded protein diseases; mechano-biology
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Prof. Dr. Valeria Cannillo
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Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bioactive glasses; composites; surface coatings; materials modeling
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Dr. Paolo Cappare
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Department of Dentistry, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: innovative materials in dentistry; implantology, dental implant; digital dentistry materials
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Prof. Dr. Eulogio Castro
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Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: agricultural residues; lignocellulosic materials; sugars; biorefineries; bioproducts
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Dr. Ornella Cavalleri
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Department of Physics, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Interests: anodic oxides; biomaterials; biofunctionalization; self-assembled monolayers; oligonucleotide films; scanning probe microscopy; spectroscopic ellipsometry; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Jérôme Chevalier
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Materials Science Department, MATEIS, University of Lyon, INSA-LYON, UMR CNRS, 5510 Lyon, France
Interests: biomaterials; ceramics; mechanics of materials
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Dr. Bruno Chrcanovic
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Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University, Carl Gustavs väg 34, SE-214 21 Malmö, Skåne, Sweden
Interests: dental implants; implant dentistry; titanium and its alloys; osseointegration; dental materials; clinical research; oral rehabilitation; prosthodontics; dental prosthesis; oral surgery; oral and maxillofacial surgery; oral pathology
Dr. Gabriela Ciapetti
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Laboratory for Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna 40136, Italy
Interests: Isolation, culture and characterization of cell types involved in bone repair; Interaction of cells with materials or scaffolds for bone; In vitro protocols for the study of bone tissue engineering; Regenerative medicine for skeletal tissue; mesenchymal stromal cells
Prof. Dr. Marco Cicciù
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Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences, Morphological and Functional Images, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, Policlinico G. Martino, Via Consolare Valeria, 98100 Messina, Italy
Interests: oral surgery; prosthodontics; parametrical analysis; biomechanics; biomaterials; biotechnologies
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Prof. Dr. Montserrat Colilla
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1. Department of Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Unit of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), 28040 Madrid, Spain
2. CIBER Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, CIBER-BBN, Madrid, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; silica-based mesoporous materials; mesoporous silica nanoparticles; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; smart nanomaterials; drug delivery systems; anti-adhesive surfaces; antitumor therapy; bone-tissue regeneration; osteoporosis treatment; infection treatment; nanoatibiotics
Dr. Maurice N. Collins
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Stokes Laboratories, Bernal institute, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Interests: structure/property relationships in polymers; biopolymers; biomedical polymers; tissue engineering; polymer composites; polymer processing; hydrogels
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Dr. Ugo D'Amora
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Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Research Council of Italy, V. le J. F. Kennedy 54, Mostra d\'Oltremare, Pad. 20, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: biomaterial functionalization approaches; design and preparation of polymer and nanocomposite scaffolds for soft and hard tissue engineering applications using additive manufacturing techniques; and their physco-chemical; mechanical and morphological characterization
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Dr. Hanna Dams-Kozłowska
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Department of Medical Biotechnology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Interests: silk; biomaterials; material functionalization; biomedical application of biotechnologically produced molecules; cancer treatment
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Prof. Dr. Nathalie De Geyter
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Department of Applied physics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: plasma surface modification, biomedical materials, plasma medicine
Dr. Roberto De Santis
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IPCB-CNR Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials - National Research Council of Italy, Rome, Italy
Interests: scaffolds; tissue engineering; prostheses; dental materials; connective tissues; reverse engineering; additive manufacturing; cell-material interaction; mechanical properties; finite element analysis
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Dr. Rafael Delgado-Ruiz
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Department of Prosthodontics and Digital Technology, School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, 1103 Westchester Hall, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Interests: dental implants; prosthodontics; 3D-printing; bone drilling; thermography and thermal analysis
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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Dorweiler
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Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Cologne, Kerpener Straße 62, 50937, Cologne, Germany
Interests: 3D-printing; 3D-engineering; polyjet; FDM; medical applications; aortic anatomy; printing accuracy
Dr. Christophe Drouet
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CIRIMAT-CNRS, University of Toulouse, Ensiacet, 4 allée Emile Monso, FR-31030 Toulouse, France
Interests: bio- inspired/biomimetic calcium phosphates; nanocrystalline apatites; biominerals/biomineralization; bioceramics; bioactive compounds; cold sintering; surface engineering; bone regeneration; nanomedicine; smart colloidal nanoparticles/hybrids
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Prof. Dr. Theodore Eliades
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Clinic of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: mechanics of materials and tissues; bonding to enamel; bioligical reactivity of polymers; in vivo ageing; retrieval analysis
Prof. Dr. George Eliades

Professor and Director, Department of Biomaterials, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 115 27 Athens, Greece
Interests: dental materials; adhesives; ceramics; composites; tissue material interactions
Prof. Dr. Gherlone Felice Enrico
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Dental school, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, ItalyDepartment of Dentistry, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: oral pathology and implantology; dental materials
Prof. Dr. Steven J. Eppell
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: orthopedic biomaterials; nanotechnology; atomic force microscopy; nanomechanics; collagen
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Dr. Lorenzo Fassina
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Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata 5, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: tissue engineering via biomaterials and physical stimuli
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Prof. Dr. Maria Helena Fernandes
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1. BoneLab–Laboratory for Bone Metabolism and Regeneration, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2. LAQV/REQUIMTE, University of Porto, 4160-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: nanomaterials; biomaterials; biological characterization; bone regeneration
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Dr. Riccardo Ferracini
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Orthopaedic Oncology Unit in the Orthopaedic Division, University of the Studies of Genova, Genova, Italy
Interests: regenerative Orthopaedics; bone and cartilage; mesenchymal stem cells (especially adipose derived ones); bone derived scaffolds; allografts (either bone and tendon)
Prof. Dr. Sonia Fiorilli
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: mesoporous bioactive glasses; hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials; drug release
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Prof. Dr. Maria Letizia Focarete
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Department of Chemistry “Giacomo Ciamician”, University of Bologna, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: functional polymer materials; biomaterials; polymers for controlled drug release; polymeric nanostructures; physical properties; rheology and mechanical properties of polymers; surface modification and surface properties’ characterization of polymeric materials
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Prof. Dr. Javier Gil
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Bioengineering Institute of Technology, School of Dentistry, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya C/ Immaculada, 22 08017 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; titanium and its alloys; shape memory alloys; dental materials
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Prof. Dr. Cecilia Goracci
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Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Interests: dental materials; orthodontics; biostatistics; epidemiology; evidence-based dentistry
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Prof. Dr. Ivo Grabchev
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Faculty of Medicine, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, 1407 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: dendrimers; polymers; dye chemistry; fluorescence; photophysics; textile; bioactivity; antibacterial materials and coatings; smart materials
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Prof. Dr. Gianmarco Griffini
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Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, p.zza L. da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: organic and hybrid photovoltaics; bio-derived and bio-degradable polymers; smart and stimuli-responsive polymeric systems; advanced and additive manufacturing
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Dr. Brunella Grigolo
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IRCCS, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Laboratorio RAMSES, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: osteoarthritis; musculoskeletal pathologies; cell-based therapies; mesenchymal stromal cells; ortho biological systems; 3D bioprinting; regenerative medicine
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Prof. Dr. José Luis Gómez Ribelles
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Centre for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: development of new biomaterials for tissue engineering applications; piezoelectric polymers; articular cartilage and bone regeneration; in vitro bone marrow analogue; cell-material interaction
Dr. Takashi Hoshiba
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Biotechnology Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute2-4-10, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 1350064, Japan
Interests: extracellular matrix; scaffolds; tissue engineering; stem cell; cancer; decellularization; intracellular signaling
Prof. Dr. Daniela Iannazzo
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Department of Engineering, University of Messina, Contrada Di Dio, I-98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; advanced synthetic methodologies for the organic functionalization of nanomaterials for applications in drug delivery, biosensors, tissue engineering and in environmental field
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Prof. Dr. Milena Ignatova
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Laboratory of Bioactive Polymers, Institute of Polymers, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev St, Bl. 103A, BG-1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: biologically active polymers; (bio)degradable and biocompatible polymers; micro- and nanofibrous polymer materials prepared by electrospinning; polymer materials for biomedical applications; polymer modification; polymer-polymer complexes; hybrid macromolecular materials
Prof. Dr. Francesco Inchingolo
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Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy
Interests: medicine and dentistry; stem cells; platelet-derived growth factors; endodontics; geriatric dentistry; implantology; oral and maxillofacial pathology; oral and maxillofacial surgery; oral biology; oral medicine; orthodontics; pediatric dentistry; periodontics; prosthodontics; dermatology; immunology; microbiology; public health and preventive medicine; biotechnology; sleep medicine; biochemistry and dental hygiene
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Dr. Isabel Izquierdo-Barba
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Departamento de Química en Ciencias Farmacéuticas, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre i + 12, Plaza Ramón y Cajal s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: silica-based mesoporous materials; bioceramics; functionalization; drug delivery; scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration; bone infection
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Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Jandt
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Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research, Chair of Materials Science, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, 07743 Jena, Germany
Interests: materials science; biomaterials; antimicrobial materials; protein adsorption; functional polymers; carbon based materials; nanocomposites
Dr. Nadia Jessel
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Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Osteoarticular and Dental Regenerative Nanomedicine Laboratory, Faculté de Médecine, 11 rue Humann, Strasbourg, France
Interests: material science; nanomedicine; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
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Prof. Dr. Hideyuki Kanematsu
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology (KOSEN), Suzuka College, Mie, Japan
Interests: biofilm engineering; environmental friendly surface engineering; creative engineering
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Prof. Dr. Takahiro Kanno
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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Shimane 693-8501, Japan
Interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery; maxillofacial regeneration; biomaterial; maxillofacial reconstruction
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Prof. Dr. Matthias Kern
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Department of Prosthodontics, Propaedeutics and Dental Materials, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Interests: adhesion; ceramics; bonding interfaces; zirconia
Prof. Dr. Vadim Kessler
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Department of Molecular Sciences, BioCenter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7015, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: surface reactivity of nanomaterials; molecular reaction mechanisms; solution dynamics; phase equilibria; nucleation and growth of nanoparticles; molecular models; molecular precursors; X-ray structure; sol-gel; MOCVD; MOD
Prof. Dr. Jaeyun Kim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, Korea
Interests: immunotherapy; nanomedicine; drug delivery; biomimetics
Dr. Dokyoung Kim
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: innovating chemical tools design for disease diagnosis and bioimaging; innovating novel nanoformulations for drug delivery systems; biomarker sensing materials and platform; fluorescent materials; porous silicon materials
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Prof. Dr. Jinheung Kim
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Department of Chemistry and Nano Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: electrochemical and fluorescence sensing of metal ions; small molecules; proteins, and DNA, electrochemical and photochemcial regeneration of biological cofactors and hydrogen production using metal nanoparticles and metal complexes; inorganic colorants; photosensitiser; organic dyes; spectroscopy of colorants
Prof. Dr. Hyeon-Cheol Kim
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Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Yangsan, Gyeongsangnamdo 50612, Korea
Interests: NiTi endodontic instruments; fracture resistance; fatigue analysis; endodontic materials; clinical endodontics
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Dr. Bongju Kim
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Innovative Research & Support Center for Dental Science, Seoul National University Dental Hospital, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: in-vitro diagnostics; dental device; biomaterials; biomechanics; finite element method; biohealthcare
Prof. Dr. Natalia L. Klyachko
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School of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: bionanomaterIals; enzyme; catalysis and regulation; magnetic nanoparticles and magbetic field; nanomedicine; drug delivery and drug carriers; Protein-containing nanoparticles; Proteins and their modification
Prof. Dr. Marek M. Kowalczuk

1. Wolverhampton School of Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY, UK
2. Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, 41-800 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: biocompatible and biodegradable polymer systems; polymer mass spectrometry; bioactive oligomers; controlled drug delivery systems; ring-opening polymerization; forensic engineering of advanced polymeric materials
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Prof. Dr. Marek M. Kowalczuk
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Prof. Dr. J. Philippe Kretzer
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Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: tribology of joint replacement; biomechanics
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Dr. Mafalda Laranjo
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Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: photodynamic therapy; photosensitizers; cancer; cancer stem cells; in vitro and animal models
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Prof. Dr. Jennie B. Leach
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Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: biomaterials synthesis and characterization; sensors for tissue engineering applications; cell response in 3D microenvironments; tissue engineering in the nervous system
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Dr. Jung-Kul Lee
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Korea
Interests: protein engineering; nanobiocatalyst; quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics
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Dr. Yan Lee
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Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Gwanak-ro 1, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: signal-responsive materials; biopolymers; zwitterionic polymers; peptide-based biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Jun Liang
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Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, China
Interests: surface engineering of light-weight metals; corrosion protection; tribology; solid lubricant films; biodegradation and biocompatibility.
Prof. Dr. Kwon Taek Lim
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Department of Display Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
Interests: polymer chemistry; polymeric micelles; nanogels; block copolymers; drug delivery
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Dr. Tania Limongi
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: metal nanoparticles; metal oxide nanoparticles; nanoparticles’ functionalization; nanoparticles’ engineering; in vitro and in vivo study
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Prof. Dr. Maria Ascensão Lopes
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INEGI-LAETA, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: materials for regenerative medicine; bone tissue; vascular grafts; scaffolds for nerve tissue regeneration and endodontic sealers; scaffolds for tendons and ligaments repair
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Prof. Dr. José-Marie Lopez-Cuesta
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Centre des Matériaux des Mines d'Alès, Ecole des Mines d'Alès, 6 Avenue de Clavières, 30319 Alès, CEDEX, France
Interests: nanocomposites; biobased composites; flame retardancy; additive manufacturing; recycling and life cycle analysis of polymer and composites
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Prof. Dr. Gigliola Lusvardi
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Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G.Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; bioglasses; metallic nanoparticles; drug delivery systems; synthesis (traditional, sol-gel and sono-gel); functional biomaterials; surface functionalization; biosensors; characterization (x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy)
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Prof. Dr. José López López
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Department of Odontoestomatology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, Universidad de Barcelona, C/Feixa Llarga s/n, L’Hospitalet de LLobregat, Barcelonna, Spain
Interests: oral pathology; oral surgery; dental implants
Dr. Gianluca Malavasi
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Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: bioactive glasses; oxides; mesoporous glasses; glass characterization
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Dr. Enrico Marchetti
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Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L’Aquila, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: implant dentistry; clinical trials; periodontal regeneration; orthodontic
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Margiotta
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, via E. Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: medicinal inorganic chemistry; organometallic chemistry; metal-based complexes; antitumor platinum drugs; drug delivery of antitumor drugs by inorganic nanocarriers
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Dr. Richard Martin
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School of Engineering & Applied Science and Aston Institute of Materials Research. Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: bioactive glass; neutron diffraction of glasses; antimicrobials; bone cancer
Prof. Dr. Filiberto Mastrangelo
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Clinical and Experimental Medicine Department, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: bone and dental tissue regeneration; osseointegration; dental implant macro and micro-design; biomaterials; digital dentistry; angiogenesis; oral cancer pathogenesis; hard and soft tissue development
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Dr. Uroš Maver
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1. Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maribor, Taborska Ulica 8, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
2. Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maribor, Taborska ulica 8, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: biomaterials; pharmacology; drug delivery systems; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
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Dr. Elisa Mele
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Department of Materials, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Interests: biocompatible and natural polymers for regenerative medicine; nanofibrous wound dressings with antimicrobial activity and enhanced cell proliferation; functional nanocomposites with controlled surface and mechanical properties; microfluidic devices for biological assays and food safety; nanofabrication approaches for polymers
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Prof. Dr. Florin Miculescu
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Metallic Materials Science and Physical Metallurgy Department, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: design and development of medical devices for bone reconstruction, synthesis, and preparation of calcium phosphates from natural sources; membrane materials; hybrid and composite materials
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Prof. Dr. Ivana Miletić
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Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine University of Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: endodontics; restorative dentistry; dental materials
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Dr. Cheryl Miller
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School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, 19 Claremont Crescent, Sheffield S10 2TA, UK
Interests: biomaterials; bioglass; hydroxyapatite; materials for medical devices and health technologies
Prof. Dr. Marta Miola
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Politecnico di Torino, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Torino, Italy
Interests: bioactive glasses/glass-ceramics; antibacterial materials; composites; magnetic materials; inorganic nanoparticles; natural active principles; materials functionalization
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Prof. Dr. Lucio Montanaro

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: bacteria responsible of implant-infections; bacterial toxins; biocompatibility of implant materials; biofilm; emerging opportunistic pathogens; immunity in implant infections; molecular basis of bacterial adhesion; molecular epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Dan V. Nicolau
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Faculty of Engineering, McGill University, McConnell Engineering Building, Room 353, 817 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: microfluidics; lab-on-a-chip; microarrays; biosensor; AFM
Dr. Anton Nikiforov
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Research Unit of Plasma Technology (RUPT), Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: atmosperic pressure plasmas; plasmas with liquid; optical methods of plasma diagnostics; plasma deposition; novel materials; antibacterial coatings; nano-composites
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Dr. Mirko Nitschke
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Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: low pressure plasma, surface modification of biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Joaquim Miguel Oliveira
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1. 3B’s Research Group, I3Bs - Research Institute on Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics of University of Minho, Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Avepark - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia, Zona Industrial da Gandra, 4805-017 Barco, Guimarães, Portugal
2. ICVS/3B’s - PT Government Associate Laboratory, 4805-017 Braga/Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: nanobiomaterials; nanomedicine; theranostics; tissue engineering; bio 3D printing; 3D in vitro tissue models of disease
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Prof. Dr. Abdelwahab Omri
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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada
Interests: the design, formulation, development and characterization of drug and vaccine delivery systems, particularly those based on liposomes; the site-specific targeting, controlled release, drug resistance, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, metabolism and toxicity of free and liposome-encapsulated biological active agents
Dr. Tooru Ooya
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1. Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
2. Medical Device Fabrication Engineering Center (MeDFEC), Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Interests: biomaterials; design of biofunctional materials for cancer therapy; food-based materials for biomedical applications; polysaccharide-based hydrogels for medicine; dendrimers and hyperbranched polymers; controlled release of proteins using biocompatible polymers
Prof. Dr. Luis Oriol
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Departamento de Química Orgánica, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón (ICMA), Universidad de Zaragoza‒CSIC, c/Pedro Cerbuna 12, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: functional polymers; polymers for biomedicine; block copolymers for optical and biomedical applications
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Prof. Dr. Giovanna Orsini
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Dental Materials and Restorative Dentistry, Dental School and School for Dental Hygienist, Medical Faculty, Department of Clinical Science and Stomatology (DiSCO), Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Tronto 10, 60126 Ancona, Italy
Interests: dental morphology; dental materials; restorative and aesthetic dentistry; biomaterials; electron microscopy; immunohistochemistry; spectroscopy; regenerative dentistry; nanotechnology; stem cells; ran
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe R. Palmese
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: thermosetting polymers and biomaterials; composites and interfaces; processing-structure-property relationships
Prof. Dr. Yeong-Joon Park
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Department of Dental Materials, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 61186, Korea
Interests: calcium silicate endodontic materials; bio-mineralization; implant surface modification
Prof. Dr. Cecilia Persson
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Division of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Uppsala University, 75121 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: biomaterials; additive manufacturing; biomechanics; degradable materials
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Dr. Catherine Picart
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Department of Health, CEA-Grenoble, Paris, France
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; surface functionalization; bioactivity
Prof. Dr. Ana Paula Piedade
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Centre for Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Processes (CEMMPRE), University of Coimbra, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: abiotic/biotic interfaces; surface characterization; 3D and 4D printing; sustainable technologies; recycled polymers for additive manufacturing; in vitro and in vivo tests; antimicrobial materials
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Prof. Raphael Pilo
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Department of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice & Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: dental materials; adhesives; resin composites; ceramics; fixed partial dentures; anti bacterial properties
Dr. Sandra Pina
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3B’s Research Group, I3Bs—Research Institute on Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, University of Minho, Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, AvePark, Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia, Zona Industrial da Gandra, 4805-017 Barco, Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: bioceramic materials; bioresorbable materials; osteochondral tissue engineering
Dr. Claudio Poggio
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Department of Clinical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences - Section of Dentistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: restorative materials; dental materials; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Xiaozhong Qu
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College of Materials Science and Opto-Electronic Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
Interests: stimuli resposive polymers; hydrogels; drug delivery systems; theranostics; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Marek Radomski
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College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Interests: platelet regulation; cancer; nitric oxide and MMP biology; pharmacology; nanomedicine; nanopharmacology; nanotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Rainer
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Faculty of Engineering, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, 00128 Rome, Italy
Interests: biofabrication; microfluidics; cell mechanobiology; in vitro models
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Prof. Dr. Lia Rimondini
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Department of Health Sciences, Università “A. Avogadro”, Novara, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; dental materials;materials for bone, periodontal and dental tissues regeneration
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Dr. Silvie Rimpelová
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Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Technická 5, Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: biocompatible materials; mammalian cells; cell adhesion; antimicrobial activity; anticancer activity; plasma treatment; laser modification; fluorescence microscopy; photodynamic therapy; theranostics
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Prof. Dr. Juan F. Rodriguez
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Institute of Chemical and Environmental Technology (ITQUIMA), Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Ciudad Real, Spain
Interests: micro and nanoencapsulated PCMs (mPCM and NPCM); phase Change Slurries (PCS); passive and Active Thermal Energy Storage (TES); polyurethane synthesis and recycling; supercritical fluids; reaction in supercritical media
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Prof. Dr. Georgios Romanos
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1. Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, Rockland Hall 106, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700, USA
2. Department of Oral Surgery and Implant, Goethe University Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Interests: advances in material research; bone regeneration; materials; periodontal regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Ruys

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; ceramics; hydroxyapatite; alumina; ZTA (zirconia toughened alumina); DLC (diamond-like carbon); fibre-reinforced ceramics; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; electrophoretic deposition; bionic feedthroughs; bioactive coatings; DLC coatings; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Marco Salerno
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Department of Functional Materials and Hydrogen Technology, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: scanning probe microscopy; nanocomposites; nanoporous oxides of valve metals; applications of anodic porous alumina; SERS; biocompatibility of materials; nanoindentation; dental restorative materials and implants
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Dr. Antonio J. Salinas
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Department of Chemistry on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: bone tissue engineering; bioceramics; osteogenesis; bactericidal properties; angiogenesis; biochemical signals; nanostructured materials
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Salini
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Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Interests: bone healing; hydroxyapatite; orthopaedic; plasma therapy; pseudoparalytic; achilles tendinopathy; femoral; stem cells
Prof. Dr. Giuseppina Sandri
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: nanoparticles; nanofibers; in situ gelling systems; scaffolds; tissue engineering
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Sauro
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1. Department of Dentistry, Cardenal Herrera-CEU University, Dental Biomaterials and Minimally Invasive Dentistry, C/Santiago Ramon y Cajal, s/n., Alfara del Patriarca, 46115 Valencia, Spain
2. Visiting. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences King’s College, London Floor 17 Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK
Interests: biomaterials—bioactive/biomimetic dental materials for restorative and preventive dentistry; minimally invasive caries management; dentine hypersensitivity and fluid permeability
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Prof. Dr. Edgar Schäfer
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Central Interdisciplinary Ambulance in the School of Dentistry University of Münster Waldeyerstr. 30 D-48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: endodontics; root canal sealers; pulp capping materials; nickel-titanium root canal instruments; root canal irrigants and medicaments
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Dr. Maria Francesca Sfondrini
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Unit of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, Section of Dentistry, Department of Clinical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Paediatric Sciences, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: orthodontics; adhesive dentistry; shear; bond strength; bracket; fiber-reinforced composite; craniofacial growth
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Prof. Dr. Yurii Sharkeev
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1. Laboratory of Physics of Nanostructured Biocomposites, Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science SB RAS, 2/4, Academicheskii pr., 634055 Tomsk, Russia
2. Research School of High-Energy Physics, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenina pr., 634050 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: bioinert metals and alloys; biodegradable alloys; biocoatings; biocomposites; microarc oxidation; RF magnetron spattering; severe plastic deformation; medical implants; microstructure and properties
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Prof. Dr. Heather Sheardown
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Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Room JHE-124A, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L7, Canada
Interests: hydrogels; polymers; contact lens; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Silikas
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Division of Dentistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Interests: dental composite; polymer; surface science; dentin; bioactive
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Dr. Joana Silva-Correia
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3B's Research Group‐Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, University of Minho, Barco, 4805‐017 Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: hydrogels; tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; bioprinting; angiogenesis; intervertebral disc; meniscus; personalized implants
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Dr. Yury A. Skorik
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1. Head of the Laboratory of Natural Polymers, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
2. Head of the Analytical Chemistry Department, Almazov National Medical Research Centre, St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: polysaccharides; biomaterials; tissue engineering; drug delivery; gene delivery; nanomedicine; nanocomposites; electrospinning
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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Stach
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Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
Interests: biomedical engineering; analysis and image processing; biomedical science; microscopy and confocal microscopy AFM surface materials; quantitative analysis and modeling of surface materials; strength of materials
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Dr. Artemis Stamboulis
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School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: microstructure of biomedical glasses; bioceramics; 3D printing of ceramics; mechanical properties; antimicrobial materials; antimicrobial peptides; 3D bioprinting
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Prof. Dr. Juergen Stampfl
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Inst. of Materials Science and Technology E308,Getreidemarkt 9, Building BE, A-1060 Wien, Austria
Interests: additive manufacturing technologies; 3D-printing; materials testing; polymers; ceramics; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Cortino Sukotjo
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Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Interests: dental and medical education; problem based learning; the use of technology in education
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Prof. Dr. Maryam Tabrizian
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James McGill Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Bioengineering, Professor of Experimental Surgery, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine/Faculty of Dentistry, Duff Medical Science Building, 3775 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
Interests: cell-biomaterial interactions; LbL self-assembly systems; theranostic devices for gene/protein therapy and tissue engineering; nanostructured interface by surface molecular engineering; microfluidic platforms for biorecognition systems and Lab-on-a-chip devices; real-time monitoring of cellular activities; characterization of biomaterials debris in biological tissues; polymer synthesis and characterization
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Prof. Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
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Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
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Prof. Dr. Tiziano Testori
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1. IRCCS Orthopedic Institute Galeazzi, Dental Clinic (Dean: Luca Francetti MD, DDS), Section of Implant Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation (Head: Tiziano Testori MD, DDS, FICD), Milan, Italy
2. Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
3. Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry
Interests: implant dentistry; biomaterials; bone grafts
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Prof. Dr. Gianluca Tozzi
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School of Engineering, London South Bank University, London, UK
Interests: X-ray computed tomography and correlative microscopy; digital image/volume correlation; structure-function of biological tissues; biomaterials and tissue-biomaterial systems; 3D printing and fabrication of biomaterials for tissue engineering and biomimetic architectures
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Prof. Dr. Tonino Traini
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Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "G d'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, via die Vestini, 31 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: dental materials, biomaterials; mechanics of materials; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; additive manufacturing technologies; 3D-printing; clinical applications and performances of dental materials
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Dr. Camelia Ungureanu
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General Chemistry Department, University Politehnica of Bucharest, 313 Splaiul Independentei, 060042 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology; environmental biotechnology; biosynthesis; antimicrobial activity; modeling; antimicrobial coating
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Prof. Dr. Eugenio Velasco-Ortega
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Department of Comprehensive Dentistry. Master in Implant Dentistry. School of Dentistry, University of Seville, 41009 Seville, Spain
Interests: oral implantology; dental implantology; dental implants; dentistry
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Prof. Laura Vergani
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: biomaterials, bone damage mechanisms, biomimetic composites, composites, hydrogen embrittlement
Dr. Davy-Louis Versace
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Natural Biohybrid Photoinduced Materials for Innovative Applications (BioPhotoMICS) Team "C3M" Building H, 2nd floor, Desk 212, ICMPE, UMR-CNRS 7182, 2-8 rue Henri Dunant, 94320 Thiais, France
Interests: photochemistry; antimicrobial materials; synthesis of bio-based materials; studies of photochemistry processes; synthesis of new visible photoinitiating systems
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Dr. Alessandro Vichi

University of Portsmouth Dental Academy, William Beatty Building, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 2QG, UK
Interests: dental materials; restorative dentistry; prosthodontic; dental ceramics; dental polymers
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Dr. Karen Vickery
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Surgical Infection Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: biofilms; infection control; disinfectants; medical implants; cleaning
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Vitale-Brovarone
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, 10100 Turin, Italy
Interests: bioceramics; mesoporous glasses and nanomaterials; collagen; bone regeneration and osteoporosis; drug-delivery; 3D scaffolds; biofabrication; electropinning; injectable cements
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Vozzi
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Prof. Dr. Wenxin Wang
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School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland
Interests: controlled/living polymerization; multivinyl monomer polymerization; knotted/cyclized polymers; branched polymers; wound healing; recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa; non-viral gene therapy; highly branched poly(beta-amino ester); tissue engineering; cell therapy; injectable hydrogels; 3D bio-printing; tissue adhesives
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Prof. Dr. Shanfeng Wang
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: polymeric biomaterials; tissue engineering; biomedical devices; nanomedicine
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Prof. Dr. Xiaohong Wang
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ERC Advanced Investigator Grant Research Group at the Institute for Physiological Chemistry, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Duesbergweg 6, 55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: biomaterials; polyphosphate; biosilica; 3D-bioprinting; would healing
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Prof. Dr. Franz E. Weber
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Center of Dental Medicine, Oral Biotechnology & Bioengineering/MKG, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: microarchitecture of scaffolds; osteoconduction; osteoinduction; ceramics; titanium; hydrogels; bone substitute materials; additive manufacturing; GTR/GBR membranes; delivery of epigenetically active small chemicals; delivery of BMPs and other factors
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Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner
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Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials & TU Dresden, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Hohe Str. 06, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Interests: biomedical polymers; biointerfacial phenomena; hemocompatible materials; cell-instructive polymer matrices; bio-inspired materials
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Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Winnicka
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Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Bialystok, Kilinskiego 1, 15-089 Bialystok, Poland
Interests: multifunctional polymers; drug release; drug delivery systems; modified release formulations; multicompartment dosage forms
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Prof. Dr. Andrzej Witkowski
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Institute of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of Szczecin, 70-383 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: diatoms; culture growth; biosilica; taxonomy; molecular phylogeny; biogeography; imaging
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Prof. Dr. Jian-Yong Wu
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Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom Y828, Hong Kong, China
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Dr. Romána Zelkó
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University Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Administration, Semmelweis University, Hőgyes Endre Str. 7-9, H-1092 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: drug delivery; polymer; physical ageing of polymers; stability of dosage forms; controlled drug release; solid-state characterization
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Prof. Dr. Haiyuan Zhang
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Laboratory of Chemical Biology, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chuangchun 130000, China
Interests: nanobiology; photothermal therapy; photodynamic therapy; drug and gene delivery systems; biomaterial-mediated wound healing; point-of-care testing system
Prof. Dr. Ying Zhao
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Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China
Interests: surface modification of biomedical metals; microbiologically induced corrosion and biofouling
Prof. Dr. Yufeng Zheng
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: metallic biomaterials; biodegradable metals
Assoc. Prof. Pedro de Sousa Gomes
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BoneLab – Laboratory for Bone Metabolism and Regeneration, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: bone tissue engineering; biological characterization of biomaterials; bone healing in compromised conditions
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Dr. Ştefan Ţǎlu
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The Directorate of Research, Development and Innovation Management (DMCDI), The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Constantin Daicoviciu Street, no. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Cluj county, Romania
Interests: mechanical and tribological characterization of macro–micro–nanostructures; topographical and morphological characterization of three-dimensional surfaces at micro/nanoscale; experimental techniques for micro/nanomechanical and micro/nanotribological characterization; development of new mathematical tools in the investigation of 3D surface quality; theoretic and applied research in advanced materials science in engineering; fractal and multifractal geometry analysis and applications
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