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Tiago H. Silva

Designation : Assistant Researcher
University/Organisation : University of Minho
Qualification : Ph.D
Biography :  

Dr. Tiago H. Silva is Assistant Researcher at 3B’s Research Group, University of Minho, Portugal and responsible for the research line on Marine Inspired Biomaterials. His current research interests focus the cross-talk of blue and red biotechnologies, on the development of marine inspired biomaterials for regenerative medicine strategies, namely scaffolds for bone and cartilage tissue engineering, as well as diabetes and cancer advanced therapies. Marine biomimetics is also a key aspect, by exploring particular features and phenomena of marine sponges as inspiration for the design of innovative biomedical applications and smart materials. He is the co-author of 25 scientific papers (h index ISI: 10), 8 book chapters and 1 European patent application.