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Bioactive and Biomimetic Membranes for Tissue Engineering

Principal investigator: Alvaro MATA
Co-investigator(s): Helena AZEVEDO

The project aims to develop structural and functional building blocks to create robust membranes that are tuneable and can orchestrate signalling of biological processes for a variety of tissue engineering applications such as bone, cardiac tissue, or abdominal wall. The development of the membranes takes advantage of the combination of molecular-self-assembly with nano and microfabrication.