Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Anna  Woloszyk , PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Orthopaedics

Mentor:  Dr. Vaida Glatt

Phone:  2104501596


Anna Woloszyk, PhD


2011 Master of Science (Diplom-Ingenieur) Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2016 PhD University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine

Bone Regeneration


Vascularization of Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration


Masquelet Technique

Stem Cells

3D Cell Culture


2012 Short Term Scientific Mission granted by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) at the Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Histology and Embryology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
2017 Early Postdoc Mobility Grant granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation
2019 Travel Grant by the ON Foundation, Switzerland
2020 Edward R. Valstar Best Oral Presentation Award (EORS meeting 2020)

Professional Memberships

2017-present Orthopaedic Research Society
2011-present TERMIS
2014-present European Orthopaedic Research Society
2019-present UT Health San Antonio Postdoctoral Association (UP)


  1. Woloszyk A, Wolint P, Becker A, Boss A, Fath W, Tian Y, Hoerstrup SP, Buschmann J, Emmert MY. Novel multimodal MRI and MicroCT imaging approach to quantify angiogenesis and 3D vascular architecture within biomaterials using the CAM assay. Sci Rep. 2019.
  2. Woloszyk A, Bogoevski K, Blackwood K, Woodruff MA, Glatt V. Tissue morphology and antigenicity in mouse and rat tibia: comparing twelve different decalcification conditions. J Histochem Cytochem. 2019.
  3. Bartnikowski M, Bartnikowski N, Woloszyk A, Matthys R, Glatt V. Genetic variation in mice affects closed femoral fracture pattern outcomes. Injury. 2019.
  4. Monterubbianesi R, Bencun M, Pagella P, Woloszyk A, Orsini G, Mitsiadis TA. A comparative in vitro study of the osteogenic and adipogenic potential of human dental pulp stem cells, gingival fibroblasts and foreskin fibroblasts. Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 9:1761.
  5. Tetsworth K, Woloszyk A, Glatt V. 3D printed titanium cages combined with the Masquelet technique for the reconstruction of segmental femoral defects: Preliminary clinical results and molecular analysis of the biological activity of human-induced membranes. OTA International. 2019. e016.
  6. Petersen A, Princ A, Korus G, Ellinghaus A, Leemhuis H, Herrera A, Klaumünzer A, Schreivogel S, Woloszyk A, Schmidt-Bleek K, Geissler S, Heschel I, Duda GN. A biomaterial with a channel-like pore architecture induces endochondral healing of bone defects. Nat Commun. 2018 Oct 25;9(1):4430.
  7. Wolint P, Bopp A, Woloszyk A, Tian Y, Evrova O, Hilbe M, Giovanoli P, Calcagni M, Hoerstrup SP, Buschmann J, Emmert MY. Cellular self-assembly into 3D microtissues enhances the angiogenic activity and functional neovascularization capacity of human cardiopoietic stem cells. Angiogenesis. 2018 Jul 16.
  8. Woloszyk A, Mitsiadis TA. Angiogenesis within Stem Cell-Seeded Silk Scaffolds Cultured on the Chorioallantoic Membrane and Visualized by 3D Imaging. Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol. 2017 May 16;41:1F.19.1-1F.19.9.
  9. Massa A, Perut F, Chano T, Woloszyk A, Mitsiadis TA, Avnet S, Baldini N. The effect of extracellular acidosis on the behaviour of mesenchymal stem cells in vitro. Eur Cell Mater. 2017 Apr 3;33:252-267.
  10. Hertig G, Zehnder M, Woloszyk A, Mitsiadis TA, Ivica A, Weber FE. Iodixanol as a Contrast Agent in a Fibrin Hydrogel for Endodontic Applications. Front Physiol. 2017 Mar 15;8:152.
  11. Woloszyk A, Buschmann J, Waschkies C, Stadlinger B, Mitsiadis TA. Human dental pulp stem cells and gingival fibroblasts seeded into silk fibroin scaffolds have the same ability in attracting vessels. Front Physiol. 2016 Apr 19;7:140.
  12. Woloszyk A, Liccardo D, Mitsiadis TA. Three-dimensional imaging of the developing vasculature within stem cell-seeded scaffolds cultured in ovo. Front Physiol. 2016 Apr 21;7:146.
  13. Mitsiadis TA, Woloszyk A. Odyssey of human dental pulp stem cells and their remarkable ability to survive in extremely adverse conditions. Front Physiol. 2015 Mar 26;6:99.
  14. Kivrak Pfiffner F, Waschkies C, Tian Y, Woloszyk A, Calcagni M, Giovanoli P, Rudin M, Buschmann J. A new in vivo MRI method to non-invasively monitor and quantify the perfusion capacity of 3D-biomaterials grown on the chorioallantoic membrane of chick embryos. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2015 Apr;21(4):339-46.
  15. Woloszyk A, Holsten Dircksen S, Bostanci N, Müller R, Hofmann S, Mitsiadis TA. Influence of mechanical environment on the engineering of mineralized tissues using human dental pulp stem cells and silk fibroin scaffolds. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 29;9(10):e111010.
  16. Jimenez-Rojo L, Granchi Z, Woloszyk A, Filatova A, Pagella P, Mitsiadis TA. Regenerative dentistry: stem cells meet nanotechnology. (In book: Horizons in Clinical Nanomedicine. Editors: Pan Stanford Publishing. Edition: 1st edition, 2014)
  17. Mitsiadis TA, Woloszyk A, Jiménez-Rojo L. Nanodentistry: combining nanostructured materials and stem cells for dental tissue regeneration. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2012 Nov;7(11):1743-53.
  18. Schiraldi C, Stellavato A, D’Agostino A, Tirino V, d’Aquino R, Woloszyk A, De Rosa A, Laino L, Papaccio G and Mitsiadis TA. Fighting for Territories: Time-lapse Analysis of Dental Pulp and Dental Follicle Stem Cells in Co-Culture Reveals Specific Migratory Capabilities. Eur Cell Mater. 2012 Nov 23;24:426-40.