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Management

 

LINDA NICOLINI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

 

Linda has more than 15 years in the Medical Device Industry with experience in leadership roles in big, medium and small organisations. She holds a BA (Hons) Business Studies from the Liverpool Business School. 

"Bringing innovation to the medical community is a thrilling, challenging, rewarding experience. I am simply honoured to be part of Protip’s efforts to design a completely new treatment option for a problem that significantly impacts patients’ lives.”

 

DR. NIHAL ENGIN VRANA

FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH MANAGER

 

Nihal Engin obtained his PhD in 2009 from Dublin City University as a Marie Curie ESR fellow. He holds an M.Sc. in Biotechnology and B.Sc. in Biology (both from Middle East Technical University, where he also studied Civil Engineering).

His major research interests are titanium implants, immune responses to implants, real-time monitoring of implants, tissue engineering, cell encapsulation and cell biomaterials interactions. He currently coordinates the FP7 project Immodgel. He has published 29 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, 4 book chapters and holds 2 European patents. His awards include Parlar Foundation Thesis of the Year (2006), ESB Translational Research award (2011) and 2nd Aegean R&D Patent competition 1st place award (2012).