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Biomedical Engineering

Head
Andrea
Remuzzi
Bioingegneria
andrea.remuzzi@marionegri.it
Staff
Giulia
Masserdotti
Bioingegneria
giulia.masserdotti@marionegri.it
Silvia
Nolli
Bioingegneria
silvia.nolli@marionegri.it

The Departmentof Biomedical Engineering conducts research at the experimental and clinical level. As well as investigating pathophysiological processes through engineering techniques, the department also develops innovative treatment strategies.

ObJECTIVES

  • Understanding the mechanisms involved in the progression of chronic renal diseases
  • Understanding the role of hemodynamics in the development of vascular damage
  • Developing laboratory techniques for tissue engineering
  • Developing information systems for controlled clinical trials and clinical practice

METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES

  • Theoretical models
  • Diagnostic and histological imaging
  • Measurements of physical and chemical parameters in experimental as well as clinical settings
  • Computerised microtomography
  • Cell cultures
  • Biomaterials
  • Apps for archiving and processing clinical data that are developed by the department

Results

  • The mechanisms responsible for the progression of chronic kidney disease
  • The role of hemodynamics in the development of vascular damage
  • Laboratory techniques for tissue engineering
  • Developing information systems for managing clinical data and images generated in controlled clinical trials and in clinical practice

Current projects

NICHOID: “Mechanobiology of nuclear import of transcription factors modelledwithin a bioengineered stem cell niche”

Sponsor: European Commission, HORIZON 2020

Area: Bioengineering tecnologies

SILKELASTOGRAFT - A novelcompliance-matching silk fibroin/polyurethane graft for in situ vascular tissueengineering

Sponsor: FondazioneCARIPLO e Regione Lombardia

Area:Tissue engineering

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Head
Andrea
Remuzzi
Bioingegneria
andrea.remuzzi@marionegri.it
Staff
Giulia
Masserdotti
Bioingegneria
giulia.masserdotti@marionegri.it
Silvia
Nolli
Bioingegneria
silvia.nolli@marionegri.it
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