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Aug 03, 2023

PhD student Xavi Solé Martí successfully presented his doctoral thesis on the "Effects of cold atmospheric plasmas on biomaterials: hydrogels and composites with calcium phosphates", co-directed by Dra. Cristina Canal and Prof. Maria-Pau Ginebra, on July 13th, 2023

Sep 21, 2023

The Special Issue on Plasma Medicine (Part I) focuses on the diverse range of applications and advancements in the field of plasma medicine and provides excellent examples of ideas and applications where plasma could potentially be employed to revolutionize healthcare.

Oct 04, 2023

"Oxidation of Lactate to Pyruvate Mediates the Cytotoxic Potential of Physical Plasma-Treated Saline Solutions in Ovarian Cancer" is a new paper, published by former PhD student Cristiana Bucci and Doctors Francesco Tampieri, Miguel Mateu-Sanz, Romolo Laurita, Vittorio Colombo and Cristina Canal at Plasma Processes and Polymers, exploring the potential of plasma-treated saline solutions as a novel approach in the treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer, a prevalent gynecological tumor associated with poor prognosis and frequent recurrences.

Dec 10, 2023

The second part of the special issue on Plasma Medicine has been published in Plasma Processes and Polymers and focuses on the interdisciplinary nature that is intrinsic in this field. Plasma medicine combines, at its heart, elements of physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering.

Dec 21, 2023

The project, which focused on strengthening tertiary education skills through targeted training, has been an innovative effort between universities and organizations, has contibuted to fostering and enhancing digital and green skills in higher education.