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Aurélie Carlier guest editor PLOS

Dr. Aurélie Carlier, one of our faculty MDR members, is a guest editor is an special edition of PLOS ONE: Modeling Cell Proliferation and the Cell Microenviroment. SCOPE & TOPICS Cells use elaborate mechanisms to sense a variety of mechanical and biochemical cues in their environment, to integrate this information, and to generate coherent adaptive […]

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Prestigious Spinoza Prize for Jan van Hest

Congratulations! Prof. Jan van Hest won the prestigious Spinoza Prize, the highest distinction in Dutch science. The premium is linked to an amount of 2.5 million euros. Van Hest’s activities include the development of artificial cells and nanomedicines.   Link to news items: NWO, TU/e, ED (Dutch)

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Interview MDR PhD student: Ijsbrand Vermue

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? My name is IJsbrand and did my bachelor and masters biomedical engineering in Groningen. My master project was related to the development of a stem cell therapy for the relief of radiation induced xerostomia. This triggered my fascination for (stem) […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Elana Meijer

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? Hello all! I’m Elana Meijer, 25 years old and currently in the 2nd year of my PhD in the Regenerative Medicine program in Utrecht. I have a bachelors in Biopharmaceutical sciences and a masters in Biomedical sciences, and I’m currently […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Jay Samal

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? My name is Jay Samal and I have joined MDR as a PhD candidate at MERLN Institute, Maastricht University, under the supervision of Prof. Roman Truckenmüller and Dr. Stefan Giselbrecht​. I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Manipal University, […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Jasper Aarts

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? My name is Jasper Aarts. I studied Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technologie. I recently started as a PhD student in the Biomedical Materials and Chemistry group of Prof. Patricia Dankers. Tell us a little bit more about […]

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Interview MDR Postdoc: Atze van der Pol

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? I obtained my MSc degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Groningen, with a strong emphasis on Microbiology. Following a research internship McGill University I became highly intrigued in translational research, which led me to pursue a […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Anne-Floor de Kanter

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? My name is Anne-Floor and I have an academic background in both applied ethics and molecular biology. I am interested in ethical questions that arise in biomedical research and emerging technologies more generally. Looking for a PhD in this field, […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Ranganath Maringanti

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? Hi, My name is Ranganath Maringanti (Ranga). I am from India. Briefly, my academics include Bachelor’s in Pharmacy (B. Pharm) from India and Master’s in Biomedical Engineering(M. Eng) from Martin Luther University, Germany. Tell us a little bit more about […]

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Interview MDR PhD student: Lei He

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? I am Lei He and come from Liuzhou, a small city in the southern area of China. I went to Chengdu, another city of China, for my college study, and my major is biomedical engineering. I began my research career […]

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