Imperial College London

Francesca Tallia

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Research Associate
 
 
 
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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

Parkes M, Tallia F, Young G, et al., 2020, Tribological evaluation of a novel hybrid for repair of articular cartilage defects, Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, ISSN:0928-4931

Clark J, Heyraud A, Tavana S, et al., 2020, Exploratory full-field mechanical analysis across the osteochondral tissue– biomaterial interface in an ovine model, Materials, ISSN:1996-1944

Clark J, Tavana S, Heyraud A, et al., 2020, Quantifying 3D strain in scaffold implants for regenerative medicine, Materials, ISSN:1996-1944

Li S, Tallia F, Mohammed AA, et al., 2020, Scaffold channel size influences stem cell differentiation pathway in 3-D printed silica hybrid scaffolds for cartilage regeneration, Biomaterials Science, Vol:8, ISSN:2047-4830, Pages:4458-4466

Autefage H, Allen F, Tang HM, et al., 2019, Multiscale analyses reveal native-like lamellar bone repair and near perfect bone-contact with porous strontium-loaded bioactive glass, Biomaterials, Vol:209, ISSN:0142-9612, Pages:152-162

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