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Biomedical Polymers Division
Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencia y Tecnología de Materiales, INTEMA (UNMdP - CONICET)

Av. Colón 10850
B7606BWV Mar del Plata
Argentina
Tel.: +54 223 626 0600

Staff and students

Dr. Gustavo A. Abraham

Principal Researcher CONICET.
Associate Professor UNMdP

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Dr. Agustina Aldana

Adjunct Researcher CONICET.
Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Dr. Pablo C. Caracciolo

Adjunct Researcher CONICET.
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UNMdP

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Dr. Pablo R. Cortez Tornello

Assistant Researcher CONICET.
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UNMdP

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Lic. Nayla J. Lores

Doctoral Fellowship
holder CONICET.
Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Dr. Florencia Montini Ballarin

Adjunct Researcher CONICET. Adjunct Professor
UNMdP

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M.Sc. Matthäus Popov

Doctoral Fellowship holder
CONICET

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Dra. Guadalupe Rivero

Adjunct Researcher CONICET.
Teacher in charge of assignments
UNMdP

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Dr. Silvestre Bongiovanni Abel

Assistant Researcher CONICET. Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Dr. Gianina Kloster

Postdoctoral Fellowship holder. Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Dr. Alfonso Pepe

Postdoctoral Fellowship holder CONICET. Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Eng. María Celina Sánchez Cerviño

Doctoral Fellowship holder CONICET.
Teaching Assistant UNMdP

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Posgraduate Formation

Ph.D. Theses defended in Materials Science Posgraduate Career UNMdP (Posgrado en Ciencia de Materiales, UNMdP)

  • Dr. Pablo R. Cortez Tornello. “Sistemas poliméricos biocompatibles para liberación controlada de embelina” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 2015.
  • Dr. Florencia Montini Ballarin.  “Estructuras poliméricas nanofibrosas biorreabsorbibles para ingeniería de tejidos vasculares” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 2015.
  • Dr. Pablo C. Caracciolo. “Matrices poliméricas para regeneración de tejidos” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 2010.
  • Dr. Dolly Granados “Vida útil de tubuladuras poliméricas de uso médico”. Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 2006
  • Dr. María Fernanda González “Polímeros bioabsorbibles basados en ácido láctico para aplicaciones médicas” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 1999
  • Dr. Gustavo A. Abraham “Poliuretanos segmentados de uso médico” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 1998
  • Dr. Pablo E. Montemartini “Cementos acrílicos de uso en ortopedia” Fac. Ingeniería, UNMdP, 1998

Foreign students internships

  • Lic. Milad Toorabally, Polytech Sorbonne Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. 2019.
  • Eng. Florian Ruther. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. 2018.
  • Lic. Ángel Castro Ruiz. Centro de Investigaciones en Química Aplicada (CIQA), Saltillo, Mexico. 2017.
  • Eng. Maximilian Meuter. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. 2017.
  • Eng. Matthäus Popov. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. 2016.
  • Lic. Rafael Bergamo Trinca. Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil. 2014.
  • Lic. Alejandro Costoya Mujico, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 2014.
  • Lic. Lívia Mesquita Dias Loiola. Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil. 2014.
  • Mr. Cristian Vacacela Gómez,  Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Ecuador, 2012.
  • Pharm. Luís Díaz Gómez, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 2012.
  • Lic. Jomarien García Couce, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, 2011.
  • Dr. Monika  Dzieciuch. Department of Chemistry, Nanotechnology of Polymers and Biomaterials Team, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland. 2013.
  • Ms. Cristina Sanz Pita. Proyecto Final Ingeniería Técnica Industrial, especialidad Química Industrial, Universidad de Girona, Spain. 2009-2010.
  • Lic. Paloma Ibañez, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, 2004.

Undergraduate Formation

  • Sofía Melucci, 2020-2021.
  • Eng. Martin Melucci, 2020.
  • Eng. Rocío Sabbatella, 2020.
  • Lucas D. Matilla, 2018 – 2020.
  • Eng. Rocío Giannetti, 2017.
  • Eng. Victoria Guglielmotti, 2017.
  • Eng. Agustina Massone, 2017.
  • Eng. Juan Ignacio Igartúa Roselló, 2015.
  • Eng. Marianela Ruffa, 2015.
  • Eng. Florencia  Montini Ballarin, 2009.
  • Eng. Luciana Sacchetti, 2008.

Honors and Awards

Dr. Gustavo Abraham

  • Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) otorgado por International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). 2016 World Biomaterials Congress (WBC 2016), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 18 de mayo, 2016.
  • Bernardo Houssay Award from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina, 2012.
  • Distinguished Professor of Graduate School of the Argentinean Medical Association Graduate (EGAMA), Buenos Aires, December, 2012.
  • Award in Engineering 2007 “Hilario Fernández Long”, National Academy for Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007.

Dr. Florencia Montini Ballarin

  • Fellowship L’Oreal UNESCO “For women in Science”, 2018.
  • MIT Technology Review Innovators under 35 LATAM 2017. Pionner for the research in new synthetic bioresorbable vascular grafts with biomimetic properties.
  • Best Doctoral Thesis 2013-2015 Award for her work entitled “Bioresorbable polymeric nanofibrous structures for vascular tissue engineering” defended in Argentina (National University of Mar del Plata). Argentinean Polymer Symposium SAP 2015, Santa Fé, Argentina. Director: Dr. G.A. Abraham. Co-director: Dra. P.M. Frontini.

Eng. Luciana Sacchetti

  • Pre-Engineering Contest 2008/9  Centro Argentino de Ingenieros, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009. Final Project of Materials Engineering Career , Faculty of Engineering, National University of Mar del Plata. “Study of uniaxial and confined compression behavior of biomedical polyurethanes” . Director: Dr. P.M. Frontini. Co-director: Dr. G.A. Abraham.