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Maglio Melania, PhD


Date of Birth


Current assignment

Health researcher 

Title of qualification awarded

2011: Master Degree in Medical Biotechnology, with honors, University of Bologna.

Other qualifications awarded

2017: Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences, University of Bologna.

Positions held
  • From J2020: Health researcher at the Unit Surgical Sciences and Technologies, IOR
  • 2019-20: Health researcher at the Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies, IOR
  • 2011-19: Contract Researcher at Laboratory Preclinical and Surgical Studies, IOR, in the following projects:
    • "Advanced in vitro models for the study of innovative technologies for the regeneration of chondral, osteochondral and bone lesions", project "5x1000"
    • "Tumor microenvironment: potential role of osteoporosis in the development of bone metastasis. In vitro and in vivo studies", Region-University Research Program
    • "Hybrid Nano Composite Hydrogels Containing Nano Ferromagnetic Particles for the Treatment of Primary and Secondary Bone Tumors", Fund for Basic Research Investments
    • "Innovative techniques of tumor ablation through the association of electroporation and chemotherapy"
    • "Regenerative Medicine in Osteoarticular Disease", Region-University Research Program.

Language skills English: level C1.

  • OS Windows/Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Power Point, OpenOffice, browser Ms IE, browser Mozilla Firefox, Adobe Photoshop
  • Use of scientific databases as Pubmed, Webofknowledge, Scopus
  • Software for image acquisition, elaboration and analysis as ImageJ, Leica QWIN, Zeiss Axiovision, Olympus Cellsense e Aperio Scanscope CS System, Aperio Technologies
  • Software for microtomography and related processing as Skyscan, NRecon, DataViewer (SkyScan 1172).
  • Software Ecos Workflow  for tests with microdurimetry equipment (EmcoTest).
Scientific activities
  • Author of scientific papers on international indexed journals. H Index: 8 (Scopus- September 2020)
  • Occasional scientific reviewer (Journal of Surgical Research, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Veterinary Sciences).
Clinical and/or Scientific interests
Preclinical research for tissue engineering studies, regenerative medicine, evaluation of experimental treatments and medical devices for orthopedic application; development of experimental modeling, alternative methods and advanced preclinical research models; imaging and histomorphometry for the musculoskeletal tissue.