Tissue Engineering

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Clemens Van Blitterswijk
  • Jan De Boer
  • Clemens Van Blitterswijk
  • Peter Thomsen
  • Jeffrey Hubbell
  • Ranieri Cancedda
  • J.D. de Bruijn
  • Anders Lindahl
  • Jerome Sohier
  • David Williams
  • Details

    No. of pages:
    760
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    Print ISBN:
    9780123708694
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080559193

    About the authors

    Clemens Van Blitterswijk

    Prof. Clemens A. van Blitterswijk is Professor of Tissue Regeneration at Maastricht University, heading up one of the leading European labs in the field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. He combines his professorship with being Founding Partner of the new LSP-Health Economics Fund of the European health care investment group Life Sciences Partners in Amsterdam. During his career Prof. van Blitterswijk has authored and co-authored ca. 400 scientific papers. He has co-founded multiple biomedical companies and is one of the highest ranking Dutch scientists under the most frequently cited in Materials Science. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the George Winter Award. of the European Society for Biomaterials, the Career Achievement Award of Termis and is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Tissue Regeneration at Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    Jan De Boer

    Jan de Boer is a professor of Applied Cell Biology at the Laboratory of Cell Biology-Inspired Tissue Engineering, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, where his team performs innovative research on molecular and cellular engineering of bone tissue. The research program is characterized by a holistic approach to both discovery and application, aiming at combining high throughput technologies, computational modeling and experimental cell biology to streamline the wealth of biological knowledge to real clinical applications. He is chair of the Netherlands Society of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, and co-founder of the biotech company Materiomics B.V.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Laboratory of Cell Biology-Inspired Tissue Engineering, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

    Clemens Van Blitterswijk

    Prof. Clemens A. van Blitterswijk is Professor of Tissue Regeneration at Maastricht University, heading up one of the leading European labs in the field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. He combines his professorship with being Founding Partner of the new LSP-Health Economics Fund of the European health care investment group Life Sciences Partners in Amsterdam. During his career Prof. van Blitterswijk has authored and co-authored ca. 400 scientific papers. He has co-founded multiple biomedical companies and is one of the highest ranking Dutch scientists under the most frequently cited in Materials Science. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the George Winter Award. of the European Society for Biomaterials, the Career Achievement Award of Termis and is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Tissue Regeneration at Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    Peter Thomsen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Goteborg University, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Sweden

    Jeffrey Hubbell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    ETH in Lausanne, Institute for Biomaterials Engineering Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine and Pharmacology, Switzerland

    Ranieri Cancedda

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Laboratoriodi di Medicina Rigenerativa, CBA, Genoa, Italy

    J.D. de Bruijn

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Queen Mary University of London

    Anders Lindahl

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden

    Jerome Sohier

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Université de Nantes, France

    David Williams

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Liverpool, Department of Clinical Engineering, U.K.