Research projects

Regenerative Medicine
Tools for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine


Microencapsulation of growth factors in matrices with marine exopolysaccharides for cartilage regeneration

Articular cartilage is an avascular, non-innervated connective tissue with limited ability to regenerate. Articular degenerative processes arising from trauma, inflammation (rheumatoid arthritis) or due to aging (arthrosis) are thus irreversible and may lead to loss of the articular function.

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