3) OBL – Research Topics

Orthopaedic Biotechnology Lab

Director: Dr. Laura de Girolamo

Research Topics


Tissue Specific Progenitors and MSCs

Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells (MSCs) and tissue-specific progenitors represent the main tools for regenerative medicine approaches such as tissue engineering and cell therapy…


MSCs and their derived products – Microvescicles and Secretome

 Upon the discovery of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells (MSCs), they were supposed to contribute to tissue regeneration because of their multilineage differentiation ability…


Biophysical Stimulations

Biophysical stimulations, such as extracorporeal shock waves (SW) and pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMF), are part of the clinical practice for different musculoskeletal pathologies…


Biochemical and Genetic markers

The evaluation of biochemical and genetic aspects of intervertebral disc degeneration-related pathologies, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is performed to detect protein…


Evaluation of biological products for regenerative medicine

Following the advancement of the research in the field of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells (MSCs) and regenerative medicine, a number of commercially available products have been recently released in the market…