Dr. Amaia Cipitria

Guest Scientist
Extracellular Matrix in Disease and Regeneration
+49 331 567-9452

Main Focus

Interplay between materials science and biology, in particular, the effect of biomaterial physical properties on disease and tissue regeneration.

Curriculum Vitae


Since 2017, Emmy Noether independent research group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Germany)

2011-2017, Principal investigator at Charité University Hospital Berlin (Germany)

2010, Potdoctoral research at Charité University Hospital Berlin (Germany)

2009, Potdoctoral research at Queensland University of Technology  (Australia)

2008, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge (UK)

2004, M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Navarra (Spain)


Awards and fellowships

2021, Ikerbasque Reserach Associate (tenured)

2017, Emmy-Noether independent junior research group leader grant by the German Research Foundation

2014, Lydia-Rabinowitsch fellowship by the Charité University Hospital

2012, Spanish accreditation A.N.E.C.A. for the title of associate professor

2011, Rahel-Hirsch fellowship by the Charité University Hospital

2005, Fellow of the Cambridge European Society

2005, First National Prize in Mechanical Engineering by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science

2004, Basque Government fellowship for doctoral research

2004, Kutxa Award to the best student in Mechanical Engineering in Guipúzcoa (Spain)

2003, Rafael Escolá Foundation Award

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