CIBER-BBN YSF in Biomaterials Award goes to IBEC researcher

Oscar Castaño, a senior researcher in IBEC’s Biomaterials for Regenerative Therapies group, has been awarded the CIBER-BBN YSF in Biomaterials prize for 2012-2014.

Awarded biennially by the CIBER-BBN-Young Scientist Forum in Biomaterials, the prize recognizes, encourages and stimulates outstanding research contributions to the field of biomaterials by young scientists working in Spanish institutions who incorporate an international dimension and perspective into their research.

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The prize is in its second edition, the 2010-2012 edition having been won by Prof. Manuel Salmerón Sánchez (CBM-UPV, Valencia).

Oscar accepted the award on Monday at the 8th CIBER-BBN Annual Conference in Girona, which two-day event also featured contributions by several IBEC researchers including group leaders Raimon Jané, Pau Gorostiza, Ángel Raya, Elisabeth Engel and Josep Samitier.