About the project of Bernardo
My research project focuses on the characterization and usage of Hyaluronic Acid-Fibrin conjugated hydrogels, produced by our partner, in Israel, Procore Biomed. Hydrogel formulations will be evaluated as suitable 3D environments for cell proliferation and differentiation. Mechanical stimulation of embedded cells will be conducted on appropriate bioreactors, using HA-Fibrin hydrogels as scaffolds. Moreover, drug-loaded and targeted nanocarriers will be incorporated into the hydrogels, and the release profile of selected drugs will be traced.