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Dr. Anna Tampieri

ISTEC-CNR, United States  

Anna Tampieri, Chemist, 30 years of experience in Material Science, particularly addressed to biomimetic materials and devices for regeneration of hard and soft tissues and organs.She authored more than 200 scientific papers published on peer-reviewed Journals and about 20 book chapters (H index = 44 based on Scopus).She is inventor of 16 National and International patents, several of which are licensed to companies acting in the biomedical fields and translated to 7 commercial products. She is Editor of a monography dealing with bio-inspired approaches in regenerative medicine, and Guest Editor of several international scientific journals. Tutor of 11 Ph.D, 14 M.Sc students, and more than 20 National and International fellowships. Coordinator of 8 EC-funded Projects belonging to the 6th and the 7th European framework programmes, and WP Leader in 6 EC-funded Projects. Coordinator of several national projects. Since 2009 she is member of the “European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine”. She is Scientific Advisor of European Commission for funding scheme ERC-projects. Organizer and Chair of several National and International Symposia, Schools and Conferences on Biomaterials, among which the “International Conference of Materials in Medicine (MiMe)”, Faenza (Italy), 2013; the Symposium “Regenerative Medicine”, Global Biotechnology Congress, Boston (USA), 2013; the Symposium “Biomimetic Materials for Biomedical Applications”, EUROMAT2009, Glasgow (UK) 2009. Since 2011 is Senior Affiliate Member at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, U.S.A.Associated Professor in Medical Science and Applied Biotecnology, since 2014. Founder of the company FINCERAMICA Biomedical Solution S.p.A, she was the Idea-woman, then President and today is the Head of the Scientific Advisory Board. Consultant for several chemical, biochemical and pharma companies (e.g. Johnson&Johnson, FIN-CERAMICA Biomedical Devices, Menarini Pharma). Former scientific advisor of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and Industry, and of the Ministry of the French Industrial Research in 2011. Awarded by the TIME Magazine for “from Wood to Bone” as the 30° research among the most important 50 researches in 2009. Awarded from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Review for the project GreenBone (biomimetic bone implants). Founder of the Start UP GreenBone Ortho Srl in 2014.

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