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HyMedPoly – Drug-Free Antibacterial Hybrid Biopolymers for Medical Applications
developing new anti-bacterial therapies based on biomedical polymers and inorganic materials.

Report on chitosan-hydroxyapatite composite bone tissue engineering scaffolds

Work on chitosan-hydroxyapatite composite bone tissue engineering scaffolds carried out under HyMedPoly has been recently reported in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B and is available for you to download here. The article reports work carried out by Lukas... 
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PhD Success for Patrícia Varela

Congratulation to Patrícia Varela, who defended her PhD thesis, ‘Antibacterial strategies to tackle wound infections’, at the Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy on 16 July 2019. Patrícia’s research was based at the polytechnic and in the laboratory of Dr... 
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Muhammad Maqbool successfully defends his doctoral thesis

  Muhammad Maqbool is the third HyMedPoly Early Stage Reseracher to successfully defend his doctoral thesis.  He carried out his Dr.-Ing. research under the academic supervision of Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg... 
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Doctoral thesis success for a second HyMedPoly Researcher: Lukas Gritsch

We are pleased to announce a second HyMedPoly Early Stage Researcher has received his doctorate. Lukas Gritsch successfully defended his doctoral thesis on 17th April 2019 at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. He carried out his... 
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Extended abstracts from HyMedPoly First International Conference available for download

As reported earlier, HyMedPoly held its First International Conference “Drug-Free Antibacterial Technology for Medical Applications” on 14th December 2018 in Cambridge, UK. The programme of 10 presentations and a panel discussion reviewed advances and needs in antibacterial technologies from... 
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Davidge Award for Agata Lapa

Dr. Agata Lapa, who completed her doctoral studies at the Institute of Biomaterials , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, last December, has received the Davidge Award 2019 of the journal Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics  , the specialist... 
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Applying HyMedPoly Innovations

HyMedPoly researchers have produced a booklet providing insight into the possible applications of their project results. After initial emphasis on new material systems, the researchers have looked to incorporate their materials into products for hospitals and personal healthcare such... 
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HyMedPoly holds its First International Conference

HyMedPoly held its First International Conference “Drug-Free Antibacterial Technology for Medical Applications” on 14th December 2018 in Cambridge, UK. The programme of 10 presentations and a panel discussion reviewed advances and needs in antibacterial technologies from business, clinical and... 
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PhD Success for Agata Lapa

We are pleased to announce that Agata Lapa is the first to gain a PhD from the cohort of 15 researchers working in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network ‘Drug-Free Antibacterial Hybrid Biopolymers for Medical Applications – HyMedPoly. Entitled... 
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Drug-free Antibacterial Technology for Medical Applications, 14 December, Cambridge

Venue: Hauser Forum, The Entrepreneurship Centre, 3 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge CB3 0GT Infection has become one of the toughest problems in the medical world. As bacteria become more resistant to drugs, materials and surfaces are seen as complementary... 
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