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Bone defects in fields such as orthopedics can occur as a consequence of injury, cancer or inflammation, and their reconstruction remains challenging. Bone tissue engineering is a promising alternative for the use of bone material from another part of the person’s body, and involves the use of a combination of scaffolds, cells (including stem cells), and physical and/or chemical stimuli to improve or replace bone. The aim of Francis van Esterik’s research is to investigate stem cell behaviour in biomaterials in light of its implications for bone tissue engineering. She studies the interaction of stem cells with biomaterials, using different cell types and a variety of biomaterials.

Event details of Influence of stem cell behaviour on biomaterials
Date 20 January 2017
Time 11:00 -12:00
Location Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk
Room Location

F.A.S. van Esterik: Stem Cell Behavior and Biomaterials: Implications for Oral Regenerative Medicine.

Supervisors

Prof. C.J. Kleverlaan

Prof. J. Klein Nulend

Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk

Room Location

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.