On 9 January, Mani Diba, theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine has defended his PhD thesis entitled “Development of composite biomaterials with self-healing properties”.This thesis describes the development of novel concepts for design of colloidal bone-substituting biomaterials with a capacity for self-healing by exploiting reversible interactions between nanoparticles as building blocks.
Based on his excellent thesis and performance during the defense, the doctorate was awarded with the distinction 'cum laude'.
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