Matilde Tschon, Ph.D. (gender: female, date of birth: 25/08/1974) is a permanent biologist at the Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies of IOR. She is referent of Tissue Engineering Sector of the lab. She studied at the University of Bologna, faculty of Biological Sciences and received her degree in 2002; then she obtained a PhD degree in Biomaterials at the University of Pisa. Her research interests focus primarily on the study of biocompatibility of biomaterials/scaffold/medical device for the repair/regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues (cartilage, bone, meniscus, tendon and ligament), studies on regenerative medicine and tissue engineering approaches, design, execution and data analysis of in vitro and in vivo preclinical research, in vitro cell cultures and alternative methods, histology and histomorphometry. She is author of 49 scientific publications with a H-index of 21 (Source: Scopus).