Milena Fini, MD

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Milena Fini, MD
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Personal information - Education and work experience

22/10/1962
Medical Doctor

Manager in charge of the Laboratory of Preclinical and surgical studies

Temporary Director of the Laboratory of Biomechanics and technology innovation

Head of the Research Line: Translational Research for Regenerative and Reparative Medicine

Deputy Directory of the Rizzoli RIT Department

1989 - Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna, final mark: 110/110.

  • 1994: Specialization in Emergency in Surgery at the Univesity of Bologna, with honors.
  • 2003: Specialization in Orthopedic and Traumatology at the Univesity of Bologna, with honors.
  • 2011: II Level Master in “Clinical Governance of Research in healthcare”.
  • 2014: National Scientific Qualification for Associate  Professor in Italian Universities (competition sector 06/11: Sciences of  Health and Medical Technologies).
  • 2018: 2nd Level Master in Managerial Training for Directors of Complex Strcutures, University of Bologna.
  • From 1987 to 1989 she attended the Department of Surgical Pathology of the Policlinico S.Orsola – University of Bologna.
  • In 1990 she was awarded a scholarship from the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (IOR).
  • In 1991 she was hired as a Medical Assistant at the Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies-IOR.
  • 1993: Senior Medical Doctor at the Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies – IOR
  • 1999: Responsible of the Organization Unit “Control and Coordination of the Laboratories of Histomorphometry, Experimental Biology, Experimental Biomechanical Pathophysiology and Management of the related Technological Resources”.
  • From 2007 to 2010 she was representative for the quality certification UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 Laboratory. In the same years she was also representative of the Sectors of "Tissue Engineering" and "Histomorphometry and microarchitecture of Biomaterials and Bone."
  • From 2008 to 2010 she had the special qualification in "Preclinical Studies Technologies and Innovative Therapies."
  • From 2008 she is part of the Scientific Committee of the ANT Foundation Italy.
  • From 2008: Deputy Director of the Department of Complex Orthopedic and Traumatic Pathologies
  • From 2010: Person in Charge of Organization of the Laboratory of Biocompatibility, Innovative Technologies and Advanced Therapies-Rizzoli RIT Department.
  • From 2010: Director of the Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies.
  • From 2013: Coordinator of the Translational Research Line “Regenerative Medicine”.
  • 2014-16: Scientific Direction Representative for the process of Planning and Control.
  • From 2018: Deputy Director of the Rizzoli RIT Department.
  • From 2018: Temporary Director of the Laboratory of Biomechanics and technology innovation.

English: excellent.

Excellent knowledge and use of Office applications and Internet.

  • 1993-1994: Contract Professor of the course "Tissue repair and blood purification techniques",  supplementary to the teaching of Emergency Surgery, 4th year of the Occupational Medicine Graduate School, University of Bologna.
  • 1993-1994: Contract Professor of the course "Tissue Pathophysiology of dermis, wound repair, bedsores, studies and evaluation of microcirculation", supplementary to the teaching of General Surgery (post surgical rehabilitation), 2nd year of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Graduate School, University of Bologna.
  • 1996-1997: Contract Professor of the course "Surgical Anatomy and surgical techniques", 2nd year School of Anatomical Drawing.
  • 2007-09: Professor at the 2nd Level University Master in Biomaterials, University of Siena.
  • Professor at the 2nd Level University Master in Regenerative Medicine for the muscular-skeletal system, Humanitas University AA 2018-2019, Milan.
  • From 2017: Professor at the course of Applied Microsurgery, University of Bologna.

Management of research projects of the Ministry of Health, Regione Emilia Romagna, European Community, University, Italian and foreign Companies as a project manager or its execution (Industrial Research).
She holds 2 patents (1 Italian and 1 PCT).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal "Biomed Res International".
Member of the Executive Council of the Italian Society of Biomaterials (SIB).
Member of the Executive Council of the Italian Society of Muscle, Tendons and Ligaments (ISMuLT).
Member of the Executive Council of the Indo Italian Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Forum.
Member of AISAL Society.
Member of the Expert Board of the National Reference Center for Alternative Methods.

National Delegate of the COST Project-Cost Action MP1301 “New Generation Biomimetic and Customized Implants for Bone Engineering”.
She is author or coauthor of 450 publication published in national and international journals and of several book chapters.
H Index: 59 (Scopus 2019).
She is reviewer for several International Journals as: Journal of Biomedical Material Research, Biomaterials, Acta Biomaterialia,  Tissue Engineering.

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine of the musculoskeletal tissues (bone, cartilage, tendons), advanced therapies, development of research methodologies in preclinical research and experimental in vitro and in vivo models, preclinical studies, biocompatibility, bioactivity, biofunctionality of biomaterials and scaffolds, osteointegration, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, cell therapies, osteolysis, fractures and bone losses, bone metastases, osteomyelitis, biomarkers, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

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