Imperial College London

Francesca Tallia

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Research Associate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

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Location

 

LM04Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Francesca is a Biomedical Engineer that joined Imperial College of London as an Early Stage Researcher within the BioBone ITN (European Commission FP7 – Marie Curie Project) in December 2012.

She is part of Jones’ group at Materials Department, where she is studying for PhD focused on the sol-gel synthesis of bio-inspired organic-inorganic hybrid nanomaterials for the realization of scaffolds for bone substitution.

 

Biography

Year Activity Topic
2012-present

 
ESR - PhD student in Materials Science in Jones’ Group, Materials Department, Imperial  College of London (UK) Biomaterials - Bioinspired nanohybrids for bone substitution and regeneration
 
2009-2012 Postgraduate Research Fellow at Bionica Tech s.r.l. – DISAT Politecnico di Torino, Turin (Italy)  Biomaterials – Mesoporous bioactive glasses and injectable cements for spinal surgery
2006-2009 Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, First School of Engineering, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Thesis on “High-strength trabecular coatings for prosthetic applications”
2003-2006 Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, First School of Engineering, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Thesis on “Treatment of the fractures of the femoral proximal epiphysis through internal fixation”


Publications

Journals

Tallia F, Russo L, Li S, et al., 2018, Bouncing and 3D printable hybrids with self-healing properties, Materials Horizons, Vol:5, ISSN:2051-6347, Pages:849-860

Dadkhah M, Pontiroli L, Fiorilli S, et al., 2017, Preparation and characterisation of an innovative injectable calcium sulphate based bone cement for vertebroplasty application, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Vol:5, ISSN:2050-750X, Pages:102-115

Balasubramanian P, Gruenewald A, Detsch R, et al., 2016, Ion Release, Hydroxyapatite Conversion, and Cytotoxicity of Boron-Containing Bioactive Glass Scaffolds, International Journal of Applied Glass Science, Vol:7, ISSN:2041-1286, Pages:206-215

Tallia F, Gallo M, Pontiroli L, et al., 2014, Zirconia-containing radiopaque mesoporous bioactive glasses, Materials Letters, Vol:130, ISSN:0167-577X, Pages:281-284

Vitale-Brovarone C, Baino F, Tallia F, et al., 2012, Bioactive glass-derived trabecular coating: a smart solution for enhancing osteointegration of prosthetic elements, Journal of Materials Science-materials in Medicine, Vol:23, ISSN:0957-4530, Pages:2369-2380

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