A motivated and enthusiastic materials engineer interested in materials design for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Focused particularly on polymers processing by electrospinning and hydrogels for application in bone/cartilage tissue regeneration, skin regeneration and recently for gynaecological application. Experienced in comprehensive analysis of physicochemical properties of materials and in vitro studies. Participant of numerous research project concerning both, basic and applied research. Strongly focused on applicability of the research and interested in its transfer to clinical use. She successively raises her professional competences in numerous courses and trainings concerning clinical trials, project management and commercialization. She is a committed scientist actively participating in the popularization of science, and is an expert in external institutions or journals.
Education and professional experience
2021-2022 Postgraduate studies: Organization and management of clinical trials. Lazarski University
2014-2019 Doctoral degree in the discipline of materials engineering. Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
PhD thesis: Influence of voltage polarity in the electrospinning process on selected properties and surface modification of nanofibers and cellular response
2011-2014 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Master of Science Degree, specialization: biomaterials
M.Sc. thesis: The effect hydroxyapatite nanoparticles additionon selected properties of bioresorbable nanocomposites subjected to gamma sterilization.
2008-2011 Medical University of Warsaw, Bachelor Degree
B.S. thesis: Fabrication of ceramic crown in dental techniques laboratory
Research skills and interests
polymers, biomaterials, cell scaffolds, drug delivery, hydrogels, electrospinning, nanofibres, medical devices regulations, management, quality management, commercialization of medical devices
Current research and related projects
Conferences (5 conference speeches from 24):
Kołbuk-Konieczny D., Urbanek-Swiderska O., Przybysz S., Gloc M., A method of surface treatment and an implant manufactured by means of surface treatment. Patent No. 236812
Nakielski P., Pawłowska S., Pruchniewski M., Urbanek-Świderska O., A method for preparing an injectable biocompatible drug carrier, cells or combinations thereof, in the form of microforms, an injectable composition containing said carriers, and the use thereof, Patent Application No. 437078
Nakielski P., Pawłowska S., Pruchniewski M., Urbanek-Świderska O., A method for obtaining injectable biocompatible drug delivery vehicles, cell carriers or combinations thereof, in the form of microscaffolds, an injectable composition containing said vehicles, and its applications, Patent Application No. WO/2022/177454.
2016 Materials Sciences and Engineering Faculty, Drexel University, Philiadelphia, USA
2013 National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, Japan
2013 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Bio.Materials Group, Warsaw, Poland
2012 The Laboratory of Nanostructures for Photonics and Biomedicine, UNIPRESS, Warsaw, Poland
Laureate of the Kosciuszko Foundation Award, 2016
Award of IPPT PAN Director for achievements in scientific work in the year 2017 and 2020