Below you can find some current and recently finished final projects. Please contact us if you want to do a project in our group!
The influence of hypotonicity on nucleus pulposus tissue inflammation, K. Ito. Student: M.W.A. Kleuskens, 2016
Bioactive glass granules as bone graft substitute in osteomyelitic defects; application in load-bearing defects and a 2-year case study, B. van Rietbergen, C. Arts. Student: F. Gabriels, 2016
Co-culture of mesenchymal stromal (stem) cells and meniscal cells in type I collagen hydrogel for meniscal tissue regeneration mit, R. van Donkelaar. Student: M. Fenu, 2016
Diagnosis of periprosthetic knee infections with 18F-FDG PET-CT, B. van Rietbergen, C. Arts. Student: B.C.M. Snijders, 2016
Outside cleanroom 3D printed cancer on chip, K. Ito, J. den Toonder. Student: R.P.A.M. de Rooij, 2016
The effect of resolution on bone mechanical properties in the human distal radius assessed by finite element analysis: a comparison between HR-pQCT and QCT resolution scans and between HR-pQCT generations, B. van Rietbergen. Student: A.M. Voermans, 2016
Development of a finite element spine model to simulate different scoliosis treatment scenarios, B. van Rietbergen. Student: R. van der Meer, 2016
Injection of GAG analogue hydrogel in degraded intervertebral disc to restore tissue function, K. Ito. Student: R.H.W. de Vries, 2016
Fiber reinforcement of a GAG analogue hydrogel for cartilage tissue engineering, R. van Donkelaar. Student: R.A.P. Claessen, 2016
Cartilage blistering adjacent to a full-thickness cartilage defect, a clinical and mechanical study, R. van Donkelaar. Student: E.H. van den Heuvel, 2016
?µCT Imaging and Monitoring of a Silk Fibroin Sca?ffold for Bone Tissue Engineering, S. Hofmann. Student: V. Preti, 2016
Optimizing a Growth Guidance Construct for Early Onset Scoliosis Using Mechanical Testing, Finite Element Modeling and 3D Printing, B. van Rietbergen, C. Arts. Student: M.W. Smits, 2016
A new method to measure hindfoot stiffness in children with clubfeet, B. van Rietbergen. Student: P.J.J. Koopmans, 2016
Analysis of COPD vertebral strength, B. van Rietbergen. Student: M.G. Groener, 2016
MRI assessment and patient specific biomechanical modeling of ACL-deficient knees to improve ACL reconstructive surgery; a feasibility study, B. van Rietbergen. Student: N.T. Kruis, 2016
In vitro study to characterize the initial repair response after cartilage damage, R. van Donkelaar, Student: E.E. van Haaften, 2015.
Restorative properties of a new tissue glue in meniscal lesions treatment, R. van Donkelaar, K. Ito. Student: M. Borm, 2015.
Self-assembling hydrogels for articular cartilage tissue engineering, K. Ito. Student: L. Arena
Implementation of hydrodynamic loading in a novel bioreactor system for bone tissue engineering, V. Jeyakumar, S. Hofmann, 2014.
Microscopic modelling of deformation-dependent matrix development in tissue-engineered cartilage, R. van Donkelaar. Student: R. Romijnders
Optimizing the sliding indentation loading regime and assessing the properties of the engineered articular cartilage, R. van Donkelaar. Student: M. Frias Goyenechea, 2014
Modeling meniscal implants in goat knees, A. Heuijerjans, R. van Donkelaar, 2014.
Migration of bone marrow stromal cells in self-assembling hydrogels, Y. v. Leuven, K. Ito
Bioactive glass granules as bone graft substitute in load-bearing defects, D. Hulsen, B. v. Rietbergen, 2013
The effect of cell deformation on the intracellular calcium signaling of chondrocytes seeded in agarose, V. v. Heeswijk, R. v. Donkelaar, 2013
Bulk plantar soft tissue modeling using finite element analysis, P. Klaver, B. v. Rietbergen, 2013
Assessment of cortical bone discontinuities in finger joints with high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT), J. Williams, B. v. Rietbergen, 2013
Interaction between knee joint internal loads, muscle co-contraction and external knee adduction moments in patients with knee osteoarthritis, R. Garcia v.d. Westen, B. v. Rietbergen, 2013
Static loading of chondrocyte-agarose constructs, C. Chávarri Leal, R. v. Donkelaar, 2013
Micro- finite element analysis of trabecular bone failure, T. Westerhof, B. v. Rietbergen, 2013
Cell traction and strain dependent collagen degradation predict tissue adaptation, T. Heck, R. v. Donkelaar, 2013
A novel nucleus pulposus culture system, V. Mouser, K. Ito, 2012