Rui L. Reis
Partner Institution: UMinho
He is the director of 3B's Research Group, the CEO of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine and also the President/Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of Stemmatters, a spin-off of the 3B´s Research Group. Rui L. Reis is the principal investigator (PI) of several projects (EU, Portuguese government and industrial granted) in the field on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. Rui L. Reis is an author of about 290 papers on scientific journals, several national and international patents, several books and around 150 book chapters of international circulation and more than 950 communications in international conferences, including around 110 plenary or invited talks. He was Guest Editor of several special issues of journals and more recently Editor-in-Chief of the new Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Journal (TERM).
Gomes ME, Azevedo HS, Moreira AR, Ellä V, Kellomäki M, Reis RL 2008. Starch-poly(epsilon-caprolactone) and starch-poly(lactic acid) fibre-mesh scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications: structure, mechanical properties and degradation behavior. J Tiss Eng Regen Med 2: 243-252.
Santos MI, Fuchs S, Gomes ME, Unger RE, Reis RL, Kirkpatrick CJ 2007. Response of micro-and macrovascular endothelial cells to starch-based fiber meshes for bone tissue engineering. Biomaterials 28: 240-248.
Gomes ME, Holtorf HL, Reis RL, Mikos AG 2006. Influence of the porosity of starch-based fiber mesh scaffolds on the proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells cultured in a flow perfusion bioreactor. Tiss Eng 12: 801-809.
Oliveira JM, Rodrigues MT, Silva SS, Malafaya PB, Gomes ME, Viegas CA, Dias IR, Azevedo JT, Mano JF, Reis RL 2006. Novel hydroxyapatite/chitosan bilayered scaffold for osteochondral tissue-engineering applications: Scaffold design and its performance when seeded with goat bone marrow stromal cells. Biomaterials 27: 6123-6137.