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Tina Vermonden appointed as Professor of Biomaterials for Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine

Tina Vermonden, one of our faculty MDR researchers, is appointed as Professor of Biomaterials for Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine. The main focus will be on the development of polymeric materials that are suitable as either protein or drug delivery matrices or as scaffolds for regenerative medicine. Read all about it here.   Congratulations Professor […]

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Interview MDR Postdoc: Daniel Krueger

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? I finished my PhD at EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany, where I dissected molecular mechanisms controlling cell shape transitions and changes in tissue mechanics during Drosophila embryogenesis. I have established novel optogenetic methods that in combination with multi-photon microscopy allowed me […]

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Dr. Riccardo Levato receives ERC Starting Grant

Dr. Riccardo Levato, UMC Utrecht, receives the ERC Starting Grant for the project: Volumetric light-driven bioprinting capturing complex physiological shape, size and function in artificial tissues and organoids RMU researcher Riccardo Levato received an ERC starting grant to work on a 3D-bioprinter. With a classic 3D printer it can take hours before the object is […]

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Interview MDR Postdoc: Milica Nikolic

Who are you, what is your background and how did you get involved in MDR? My name is Milica Nikolic. I am from Serbia. There I finished elementary school, gymnasium and faculty (Mechanical faculty Kragujevac, University of Kragujevac). I finished my PhD studies at Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, obtaining the title Doctor of […]

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MDR Colloquium will start

Starting from September onwards, every month MDR will organize a colloquium. In this meeting one junior and one senior MDR researcher will share their newest findings and results in a 20 minutes presentation, followed by a 10 minutes discussion. The meetings will be posted in the Events section of the website, and all MDR researchers […]

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We are looking for a Data Manager

In order to strengthen our research center, we are looking for a Data Manager. We are looking forward to meet highly motivated and talented people that would like to contribute in the interesting yet complex multidisciplinary area of Materials-Driven Regeneration. Please check out the vacancy here.

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Dr. Riccardo Levato receives NWO Idea Generator Grant

Dr. Riccardo Levato (Department of Orthopaedics, UMC Utrecht) was awarded the NWO Idea Generator grant. Congratulations! The applicants have received funding from the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA) programme: Idea Generator. The projects from this programme are characterised by their innovative nature and possible impact on society. A total of 2 million euros was available. Read […]

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Young talent Eline Haaften in 30-under-30 list

The 30-under-30’ list compiled by Elsevier Weekblad was published this month. This list sums up talented young people from whom we will be hearing a great deal, the future influencers in the Netherlands. Eline van Haaften, one of our young talents, was listed here and was acknowledged for her excellent career path so far and […]

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KNCV Gold Medal for Prof. Patricia Dankers

The KNCV Gold Medal is awarded annually and is the most important Dutch prize for researchers who have distinguished themselves particularly in the field of chemical research in the broadest sense. Researchers up to forty years are eligible for the award if they are expected to become leaders in their field. We are proud to […]

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