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  • Gallium and silver-doped titanium surfaces provide enhanced osteogenesis, reduce bone resorption and prevent bacterial infection in co-culture 

    Piñera Avellaneda, David; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Manero Planella, José María; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Elsevier, 2024-04-14)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / University of Glasgow / University of Edinburgh / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Bacterial infection remains a significant problem associated with orthopaedic surgeries leading to surgical site infection (SSI). This unmet medical need can become an even greater complication when surgery is due to ...
  • pH and electrically responsive hydrogels with adhesive property 

    Ramírez Alba, María Dolores; Molins Martinez, Marta; García Torres, José Manuel; Romanini, Michela; Macovez, Roberto; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2024-03)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Applications of sodium alginate (Alg) and polyacrylic acid (PAA) hydrogels in biomedicine are well-known. These are predefined by the strength and weakness of their properties, which in turn depend on the chemical structure ...
  • Engineering alginate-based injectable hydrogels combined with bioactive polymers for targeted plasma-derived oxidative stress delivery in osteosarcoma therapy 

    Espona Noguera, Albert; Tampieri, Francesco; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Elsevier, 2024-02-01)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu
    Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species (RONS) in biological systems display hormetic effects, capable of either promoting cell regenerative effects or inducing cell death. Recently, hydrogels have emerged as a promising ...
  • Unveiling the rolling to kayak transition in propelling nanorods with cargo trapping and pumping 

    Junot, Gaspard; Calero, Carles; García Torres, José Manuel; Pagonabarraga, Ignacio; Tierno, Pietro (American Chemical Society, 2022-01-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona
    Magnetic nanorods driven by rotating fields in water can be rapidly steered along any direction while generating strong and localized hydrodynamic flow fields. Here we show that, when raising the frequency of the rotating ...
  • Trabecular titanium for orthopedic applications: balancing antimicrobial with osteoconductive properties by varying silver contents 

    Díez Escudero, Anna; Carlsson, Elin; Andersson, Brittmarie; Järhult, Josef D.; Hailer, Nils P. (2022-08-25)
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    Covenantee:   Uppsala universitet
    Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) and implant loosening are the most common complications after joint replacement surgery. Due to their increased surface area, additively manufactured porous metallic implants provide ...
  • Glyoxal crosslinking of electro-responsive alginate-based hydrogels: Effects on the properties 

    Sáez Grávalos, Isabel; Colombi, Samuele; Borràs Cristòfol, Núria; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; García Torres, José Manuel; Morgado, Jorge; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2024-04-18)
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    Covenantee:   Universidade de Lisboa / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    To improve the features of alginate-based hydrogels in physiological conditions, Ca2+-crosslinked semi-interpenetrated hydrogels formed by poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonic acid and alginate (PEDOT/Alg) ...
  • Effect of functionalization of texturized polypropylene surface by silanization and HBII-RGD attachment on response of primary abdominal and vaginal fibroblasts 

    Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; López Cano, Manuel; Sabadell García, Jordi; Velasco, Janice; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Manero Planella, José María; Arbós Via, Maria Antònia (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-03-01)
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    Covenantee:   Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red. Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Hospital Sant Rafael - Germanes Hospitalàries / Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
    Soft tissue defects, such as incisional hernia or pelvic organ prolapse, are prevalent pathologies characterized by a tissue microenvironment rich in fragile and dysfunctional fibroblasts. Precision medicine could improve ...
  • Phase composition of calcium phosphate materials affects bone formation by modulating osteoclastogenesis 

    Humbert, Paul; Kampleitner, Carina; De Lima, Julien; Brennan, Meadhbh Á.; Lodoso Torrecilla, Irene; Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Blanchard, Frédéric; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Hoffmann, Oskar; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Layrolle, Pierre (Elsevier, 2024-03)
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    Covenantee:   Université de Nantes / Universität Wien / Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Traumatologie / NUIG National University of Ireland Galway / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier
    Human mesenchymal stromal cells (hMSCs) seeded on calcium phosphate (CaP) bioceramics are extensively explored in bone tissue engineering and have recently shown effective clinical outcomes. In previous pre-clinical studies, ...
  • Toughening 3D printed biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffolds: polycaprolactone-based self-hardening inks 

    Mazo Barbara, Laura del; Johansson, Linh Ha Huong Lovisa; Tampieri, Francesco; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2024-02)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Mimetis Biomaterials / Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red. Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    The application of 3D printing to calcium phosphates has opened unprecedented possibilities for the fabrication of personalized bone grafts. However, their biocompatibility and bioactivity are counterbalanced by their high ...
  • Biodegradable conducting PVA-hydrogel based on carbon quantum dots: study of the synergistic effect of additives 

    Gamboa Rivera, Jillian Tricia; Paulo Mirasol, Sofia; Espona Noguera, Albert; Enshaei, Hamidreza; Ortiz Rojas, Sergio; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Torras Costa, Juan (2024-02-03)
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    Conductive hydrogels are becoming one of the most important milestones for the development of new scaffolds, biosensors, supercapacitors, and green electronics within the field of biomedicine. In this work, we study the ...
  • Injectable plasma-treated alginate hydrogel for oxidative stress delivery to induce immunogenic cell death in osteosarcoma 

    Zivanic, Milica; Espona Noguera, Albert; Verswyvel, Hanne; Smits, Evelien; Bogaerts, Annemie; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Lin, Abraham (John Wiley & sons, 2023-12-21)
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    Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a source of cell-damaging oxidant molecules that may be used as low-cost cancer treatment with minimal side effects. Liquids treated with cold plasma and enriched with oxidants are a modality ...
  • Additive manufacturing of Ni-free Ti-based shape memory alloys: A review 

    Vilella i Crosas, Tània; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Fargas Ribas, Gemma (Elsevier, 2024-04-01)
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    Ni-free Ti-based Shape Memory Alloys composed of non-toxic elements have been studied as promising candidates for biomedical applications. However, high tool wear makes them complex to manufacture with conventional techniques. ...

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