Alessandro Russo, M.D. (gender: male, date of birth: 05/03/1975) is assistant orthopedic surgeon in the II Orthopedic and Traumatologic Clinic at Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna – Italy since March 2006. He works as researcher in the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory of Codivilla-Putti Reserch Institute (Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli – Bologna, Italy) in the area of osteochondral/ bone regeneration and nanostructured materials for orthopedic applications. Dr. Alessandro Russo was actively involved in the European Project MAGISTER (NMP3-LA-2008-214685). The MAGISTER project has successfully promoted an innovative approach introducing for the first time the notion of magnetic scaffolds (MagS) for bone and osteochondral tissue engineering and regeneration. He won the 2010 Young Searching Ministerial Project with the Project: “Nanostructured Coatings Enhancing Material Performances in Joint Arthroplasty” GR- 2010- 2312686. Dr. Alessandro Russo took part in the “Start Cup Competition – University of Bologna” and won the “Special Price Nanotech 2008” with the PRO ART project (hard coatings for Articular prostheses). He participated in the final phase of the “National Innovation Price 2008” with the PRO ART project (Hard coatings for Articular Prostheses Politecnico di Milano 27-28 November 2008). He is author of 70 papers on Pub Med, with a H-Index of 18 (source: Scopus).