Stem cell-based gene delivery mediated by cationic niosomes for bone regeneration purposes

Gustavo Puras


Gustavo Puras obtained his PhD degree in (Spain, June, 2002). He worked for the Lloyds Pharmacy company in the United Kingdom as European Pharmacist until June 2005. In 2005, Dr Puras was hired as a Researcher-Assistant in the University of Texas-Brownsville ( EEUU). In this time he was a faculty member of the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (México). In September 2009, Dr Puras was hired as a researcher for the CIBER-BBN in Spain. Since 2012, Dr Puras works as a faculty member in the University of the Basque Country. His research interest is focused on nanotechnology and drug delivery-systems


Introduction BMP-7 protein plays a pivotal role in the transformation of mesenchymal cells into bone. However, its impact is hampered due to its short half-life. Therefore, gene therapy could represent an interesting approach... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Noha Attia (UPV/EHU - Alexandria faculty of medicine)
  2. Mohamed Mashal (UPV/EHU)
  3. Gustavo Puras (UPV/EHU)
  4. Jose Luis Pedraz (UPV/EHU)

Topic Areas

Targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers , Tissue engineering and regenerative nanomedicine


PS1 » Poster Session (13:30 - Monday, 25th September, Gallery)

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