Extended relationships are maintained with:

  • Prof. N. Seidah, IRCM, Montreal, Canada;
  • Prof. L. Moroni, Institute for technology-inspired Regenerative Medicine, MERLN, Maastricht University,The Netherlands;
  • Prof. O. Gallet, ERRMECe (Equipe de Recherche sur les Relations Matice-Extracellulaire/Cellule), Universitè de Cergy Pontoise, Neuville Sur Oise, France;
  • Prof. L. Di Silvio, King’s College of London, London, UK;
  • Prof. A.R. Boccaccini, Institute of Biomaterials, department of Material Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany;
  • Dr I. Tcacencu, Center for Oral Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden;
  • Prof. S. Borros, Laboratori Ciència dels Materials, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain;
  • Prof. A. Stefanovska, Department of Physics, Lancaster University, UK;
  • Prof. M. P. Lages Parente, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.


Several research activities are currently performed in collaboration with:

  • Prof. G. Gerosa, Department of cardiothoracic and vascular science and public health
  • Prof. L. Iop, Department of cardiothoracic and vascular science and public health
  • Prof. F. Susin, Department of civil, environmental and architectural engineering
  • Dr R. C. Martini, UOC of Angiology, Azienda Ospedale Università di Padova
  • Prof. C. Grandi, Department of pharmaceutical and pharmacological sciences
  • Prof. A. Porzionato, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova
  • Prof. M. Modesti, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova
  • Prof. G. Marletta, Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania
  • Prof. A. Gloria, CNR, Naples
  • Prof. G. Iucci, Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome
  • Prof. G. D’Auria, Department of Pharmacy, University “Federico II” of Naples
  • Prof. M.T. Conconi, Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, University of Padova
  • Prof. P. Brun, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova
  • Prof. L. Persano, Research Institute “Città della Speranza”, Padova
  • Prof. A. Patelli, Department of Physics, University of Padova
  • Prof. C. Ronco, Department of Medicine, University of Padova


Other research activities are currently performed in collaboration with the groups belonging to the infrastructure called “Ingegneria Cardiovascolare Strategica – INCAS”, which has been recently established at the University of Padova.