!!Lorenzo Moroni - Curriculum Vitae

*2022 - present   Director of MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine, Maastricht University\\
*2016 - present   Full Professor in Biofabrication for Regenerative Medicine at Maastricht University\\Chair of Complex Tissue Regeneration (CTR) department; Vice-Director of MERLN
__Selected Grants Awarded:__
*NWO-VICI (1,5 M€): 3D-MENTOR; (coordinator)\\
*H2020-SCREENED (5.4 M€): “A multistage model of thyroid gland function for screening endocrine-disrupting chemicals in a biologically sex-specific manner”; (coordinator)\\
*H2020-GIOTTO (5.6 M): “Active aGeIng and Osteoporosis: The next challenge for smarT nanobiOmaterials and 3D technologies”\\
*ERC Starting Grant (1.5 M€): “Cell Hybridge”; (coordinator)\\
*H2020-FAST (5 M€): “Functionally Graded Additive Manufacturing Scaffolds by Hybrid Manufacturing”; (coordinator)\\
*Brightlands Materials Center Additive Manufacturing Biomedical Program (2.4 M€); (coordinator)\\
*FP7-STELLAR (6 M€): “Stem-cell based therapy for kidney repair”; (partner) \\
*2014 - 2016 Associate Professor (tenured) at Maastricht University in the CTR department\\
*2013 - 2014 Associate Professor (tenured) at Twente University in the Tissue Regeneration department\\
*2010 - 2013 Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Twente University in the Tissue Regeneration department.Involved in education as course coordinator and lecturer within the Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine Master programs \\
*2010 - 2015 Co-founder and Scientific Advisor of Screvo B.V., a spin-off company commercializing devices enabling 3D screening in vivo. Screvo is winner of the Innovation AveNEW award       2013 from SLAS\\
*2009 - 2010 Post-Doctoral Fellow at Twente University, The Netherlands, in the Tissue Regeneration department\\
*2008 - 2009 Research & Development director of Muscolo-Skeletal Cell & Tissue Bank - Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Italy
__Grant Awarded:__
*Bologna Life Science Technological Excellent Center (9 M€): “ProMeTEO Lab” (partner). \\
*PRRIITT (395 k€): “Nanostructured Biomaterials for Advanced Medications” (partner).\\
*2007 - 2008     Post-Doctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, USA, in the Biomedical Engineering department – Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering research group (Prof. Dr. Jennifer H. Elisseeff). \\
*2003 - 2007     Ph.D. student at Twente University, The Netherlands, in the Tissue Regeneration department – Tissue Engineering research group, based in IsoTis Orthopaedics S.A. GMP and FDA approved facilities.\\
*2006  Doctor of Philosophy cum laude in Tissue Engineering at University of Twente – Enschede, The Netherlands. Thesis entitled: “A Mechanistic Approach to Design Smart Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Clemens A. van Blitterswijk and Dr. Joost R. de Wijn\\
*2002 Master of Science cum laude in Nanoscale Science and Engineering at “Chalmers University of Technology” – Gothenburg, Sweden\\
*Qualified to the Engineer profession in Italy.\\
*2001  Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the “Politecnico di Milano”. Specialization in Industrial Technology    Final score: 96/100.\\
*Research Internship at University of California Berkeley (UCB). Independent Research Certificate: A mark\\ \\