- 24 October 2013
Michal participated in the ‘BLAMSS 2013 National Research Conference: Translational Medicine’ at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK.
- 2 October 2013
Michal presented a poster entitled ‘Design and fabrication of a novel device for 3D patterning of hydrogels’ in the School of Engineering and Materials Science Research Graduate Poster Exhibit at QMUL, London, UK.
Bioactive membranes for bone regeneration applications: effect of physical and biomolecular signals on MSCs
- 27 September 2013
Esther published the paper titled “Bioactive membranes for bone regeneration applications: effect of physical and biomolecular signals on MSCs” in Acta Biomaterialia reporting a membrane able to stimulate osteoblastic differentiation.
Modulating the biochemical environment of a HA-based thermo-reversible hydrogel with integrin binding dendrimers”
- 21 September 2013
Ryan was accepted for an oral presentation titled “Modulating the biochemical environment of a HA-based thermo-reversible hydrogel with integrin binding dendrimers” at the European Society of Biomaterials Conference 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
Osteoblastic differentiation, mineralization and bone regeneration by a bioactive protein-based membrane
- 16 September 2013
Esther was accepted for an oral presentation titled “Osteoblastic differentiation, mineralization and bone regeneration by a bioactive protein-based membrane” at the symposium of AO Exploratory Research 2013 in Davos, Switzerland.
- 3 September 2013
Alvaro gave a talk titled “Hierarchical bioengineering: from dynamic self-assembly to 3D patterning” at the Seminar Series of the Institute of Bioengineering at Queen Mary, University of London.
- 18 July 2013
Karla received a “Scholarship Award” at the Summer School on Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Riva del Garda, Italy for her talk: “Self-organization and hierarchical morphogenesis of a hybrid supramolecular system”.
- 24 May 2013
Maria Jesus published the paper titled “Fabrication of hierarchical micro-nanotopographies for cell attachment studies” in Nanotechnology. The paper reports the competitive effect of micro vs nanotopographie on cell adhesion and migration.
- 9 March 2013
The Mata Lab received a Start-up Grant titled “A novel 3-D bone regeneration scaffold for stimulation of angiogenesis and biomineralization” funded by the AO Foundation. The work is a collaboration with the University of Glasgow.
Esther was elected treasurer for the Tissue Engineering International and Regenerative Medicine Society (TERMIS)
- 12 February 2013
Esther was elected treasurer for the Tissue Engineering International and Regenerative Medicine Society (TERMIS) in the Student and Young Investigator Section (SYIS) for three years (2013-2016).
- 6 December 2012
The Mata Lab received an European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant titled “Strong, functional, tunable self-assembling hydrogel scaffolds for regenerative medicine” funded by the European Commission
- 22 November 2012
Esther was accepted for a poster presentation titled “A top-down/bottom-up strategy to develop a bioactive periostium graft for bone regeneration” at the ERC Grantees Conference 2012 in Strasbourg, France.