PlasmaMed Lab, in full attendance at the 2nd Annual Meeting of PlasTHER COST Action

PlasmaMed Lab, in full attendance at the 2nd Annual Meeting of PlasTHER COST Action

Dr. Cristina Canal, Dr. Albert Espona, Dr. Francesco Tampieri and PhD students Milica Zivanic, Alfio Arcoria and Rachel LeBlanc have recently attended the 2nd Annual Meeting of the COST Action “PlasTHER: Therapeutical Applications of Cold Plasmas”, held in Bologna (Italy) in September 4th – 7th, 2023.

Dr. Cristina Canal, Dr. Albert Espona, Dr. Francesco Tampieri and PhD students Milica Zivanic, Alfio Arcoria and Rachel LeBlanc have recently attended the 2nd Annual Meeting of the COST Action “PlasTHER: Therapeutical Applications of Cold Plasmas”, held in Bologna (Italy) in  September 4th – 7th, 2023.

In addition to attending the event and the Management Committée reunion (Dr. Canal and Dr. Tampieri), several members of the team offered the following oral presentations:

  • F. Tampieri, L. Pascual Tomico, A. G. Arcoria, C. Canal. Hydrogels as models to evaluate the effect of non-thermal plasma treatment on living tissues. 
  • M. Živanić, A. Espona-Noguera, H. Verswyvel, A. Lin, E. Smits, A. Bogaerts, C. Canal. Exploring alginate hydrogels for minimally-invasive treatment of internal tumors with plasma. 
  • A. Espona-Noguera, A. Privat-Maldonado, M. Živanić, E. Smits, A. Bogaerts, C. Canal. Exploring the anticancer potential of multicomponent plasma-treated hydrogels in an in ovo pancreatic cancer model.