maggio 2014 archive

Prof. Vittorio Colombo elected member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Plasma Medicine (ISPM)

Link to the website of the International Society for Plasma Medicine.

Dr. Matteo Gherardi awarded for best Early Career Presentation at ICPM5

Title: Non-Thermal Plasma Promotes Apoptosis and Cell-Cycle Arrest in a Lymphoma Cell Line

Authors: M. Gherardi, V. Colombo, C. Fimognari, E. De Gianni, L. Ferruzzi, R. Laurita, A. Liguori, A. Stancampiano, E. Turrini

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna – Italy
– Department of Industrial Engineering (D.I.N.)
– Industrial Research Centre for Advanced Mechanics and Materials (C.I.R.I.-M.A.M.)
– Department for Life Quality Studies
AlmaPlasma s.r.l.

5th International Conference on Plasma Medicine (ICPM5)

5th International Conference on Plasma Medicine (ICPM5)
Nara Prefectural New Public Hall,Nara, Japan
May 18-23, 2014

Oral presentations:

  • Prof. Vittorio Colombo – Investigation of the effectiveness of a low power inductively coupled plasma source for biomedical applications (INVITED)
  • Dr. Matteo Gherardi – Non-Thermal Plasma Promotes Apoptosis and Cell-Cycle Arrest in a Lymphoma Cell Line (Early Career Presentation award)

Poster contributions:

  • A novel plasma based teeth whitening process
  • Atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasma for the production of composite materials
  • Plasma as a new odontoiatric tool to improve implants adhesion
  • Antimicrobial activity of a low power inductively coupled plasma source at safe levels for eukaryotic cells
  • Plasma source for fast and continuous purification of water flows
  • Comparison of the growth inhibition potential of different dielectric barrier discharge operating regimes
  • Investigation of the effectiveness of a Gatling machine gun -like plasma source for biomedical and materials treatment applications
  • Diagnostics of a low power inductively coupled plasma source for potential biomedical applications