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Massimo Bottini, PhD

Associate Professor
University of Rome Tor Vergata,
Department of Experimental Medicine
Laboratory of Biochemistry Nanotechnology
Via Montpellier, 1, 00133 Rome, ITALY

Research interests: Biogenesis and function of matrix vesicles, protein corona of synthetic and natural nanoparticles, nanomedicine.

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Rene Buchet, PhD

Professor
Institut de Chimie et Biochimie Moléculaires et Supramoléculaires
ICBMS UMR 5246 – Université Lyon 1 – CNRS – INSA Lyon – CPE Lyon
43 Boulevard 11 Novembre 1918
69 622 Villeurnanne France

Research interests: Functions and properties of microparticles released by mineral competent cells. Molecular mechanisms of bone formation and of vascular calcification.

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Pietro Ciancaglini, PhD

Full Professor
Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Leras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP) da Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Department of Chemistry, Nano biotechnology Laboratory
Av. Bandeirantes, 3900 – 14040-901 – Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

Research interests: Matrix vesicles´ mimetic models, extracellular vesicles, annexins, TNAP, NPP1, PHOSPHO1, Pit1/2, biomineralization.

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Claudia Goettsch, PhD

RWTH Aachen University
Department of Internal Medicine I – Cardiology
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen, Germany

Research interests: Cardiovascular calcification, extracellular vesicles, intracellular trafficking

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David Magne, PhD

Professor
University of Lyon, Claude Bernard University, Lyon 1
Institute of Molecular and Supramolecular Chemistry and Biochemistry
ICBMS UMR CNRS 5246
Lyon-Tech La Doua campus,
43 bd 11 nov 1918, Villeurbanne, France.

Research interests: pathological calcification and ossification, alkaline phosphatase, inflammation.

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Saida Mebarek, PhD

Associate Professor
ICBMS, UMR 5246,
Team of  Metabolism, Enzymes and Molecular Mechanisms (MEM2)
Villeurbanne, France.

Research interests: Extracellular vesicles, lipid metabolism,  alkaline phosphatase, inflammation, bone biology and vascular calcification.

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José Luis Millán, PhD

Professor, Human Genetics Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys
10901 North Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Email: millan@sbpdiscovery.org

Research interests: Mechanisms of initiation of skeletal and dental mineralization, biological functions of alkaline phosphatases and PHOSPHO1, soft bones diseases and vascular calcification disorders.

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Grażyna Mosieniak, PhD

Associate Professor
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences,
Laboratory of Molecular Bases of Aging
3 Pasteur Street, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland.

Research interests: Cellular senescence, aging, secretory phenotype, extracellular vesicles, atherosclerosis, vascular smooth muscle cells, cancer cells.

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Dobrawa Napierala, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Craniofacial Regeneration / Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Pittsburgh Center for Interdisciplinary Bone and Mineral Research
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
School of Dental Medicine / University of Pittsburgh
405 Salk Pavilion / 335 Sutherland Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

Research interests: Genetic diseases and animal models of skeletal and dental development and homeostasis; biogenesis of mineralization-competent extracellular vesicles; phosphate signaling in mineralizing tissues.

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Ana Paula Ramos, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto- Brazil
Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Colloids and Surfaces
Av. Bandeirantes, 3900- Monte Alegre- Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo-Brazil

Research interests: biomimetic materials for bone regeneration and repair, matrix vesicles´ biomimetic models, interaction between lipids and osteogenic proteins.

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Agnieszka Strzelecka-Kiliszek, PhD

Associate Professor
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences,
Laboratory of Biochemistry of Lipids
3 Pasteur Street, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland.

Research interests: Intracellular and extracellular vesicles, annexins and calcium homeostasis during bone biology and vascular calcification.

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Anna Teti

Full Professor
University of L’Aquila Department of Biotechnological
and Applied Clinical Sciences,
Laboratory of Bone Biopathology
Via Vetotio – Coppito 2, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy

Research interests: Bone cell biology, bone diseases
and therapy

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Slawomir Pikula, Professor of Biochemistry

Head of the Laboratory
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences,
Laboratory of Biochemistry of Lipids
3 Pasteur Street, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland

Research interest: Calcium homeostasis in the cell, calcium transport proteins, membrane structure, calcium binding proteins including annexins.