Nurshen Mutlu, PhD.

Scientific background: 

biomaterials, borate bioactive glasses, chitosan complexes, electrospinning, wound healing applications, angiogenesis, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial.

 International projects:

  • HORIZON 2020, WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2, Centre for functional and surface-functionalized glasses, 10.2017 – 08.2021, Trencin, Slovakia, PhD Student.

Publication activity:

  • Publications in scientific journals: 9
  • Contributed lectures at conferences: 10
  • Citations: 133

The most significant publications:


  • Mutlu, F. Kurtuldu, I. Unalan, Z. Neščáková, H. Kaňková, D. Galusková, M. Michálek, L. Liverani, D. Galusek, A.R. Boccaccini, Effect of Zn and Ga doping on bioactivity, degradation, and antibacterial properties of borate 1393-B3 bioactive glass, Ceram. Int. 48 (2022) 16404–16417.
  • Mutlu, L. Liverani, F. Kurtuldu, D. Galusek, A.R. Boccaccini, Zinc improves antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and cell motility activity of chitosan for wound healing applications, Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 26 (2022) 1–2.
  • Kurtuldu, N. Mutlu, A.R. Boccaccini, D. Galusek, Gallium containing bioactive materials: A review of anticancer, antibacterial, and osteogenic properties, Bioact. Mater. 17 (2022) 125–146.


  • Kurtuldu, N. Mutlu, M. Michálek, K. Zheng, M. Masar, L. Liverani, S. Chen, D. Galusek, A.R. Boccaccini, Cerium and gallium containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for bone regeneration: Bioactivity, biocompatibility and antibacterial activity, Mater. Sci. Eng. C. 124 (2021) 112050.
  • Mutlu, A.M. Beltrán, Q. Nawaz, M. Michálek, A.R. Boccaccini, K. Zheng, Combination of Selective Etching and Impregnation toward Hollow Mesoporous Bioactive Glass Nanoparticles, Nanomaterials. 11 (2021) 1846.


  • Pourshahrestani, E. Zeimaran, N.A. Kadri, N. Mutlu, A.R. Boccaccini, Polymeric Hydrogel Systems as Emerging Biomaterial Platforms to Enable Hemostasis and Wound Healing, Adv. Healthc. Mater. 9 (2020) 2000905.


  • 2014, BSc, Kocaeli University, Engineering Faculty, Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  • 2017, MSc, Sakarya University, Engineering Faculty, Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Expected 2023, Dr.-Ing., Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Technical Faculty, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Expected 2023, PhD, Alexander Dubcek University of Trenčin, FunGlass, Inorganic Technology and Non-metallic Materials
    Doctoral thesis title: Therapeutic ions doped biomaterials for wound healing applications

Awards, scholarships, and research stays:

  • The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Short term research grants

Other activities:

  • Member of Slovak Silicate Society
Nurshen Mutlu, PhD.
Nurshen Mutlu, PhD.

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