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Photo impression Consortium Meeting 2023

Photographer Carla Cofiňo Fabrés (UTwente)

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hDMT is hiring

Are you interested in an exciting job in the biomedical field? hDMT is hiring for the NXTGEN HIGHTECH program! Contribute to a world-leading infrastructure with high-tech equipment for large-scale production of Organs-on-Chips, Artificial Organs and Lab-on-Chip systems. Two positions available: Senior scientist/Project leader: Apply now! Postdoc: Apply now! NXTGEN HIGHTECH hDMT is the coordinator of the Biomedical Production Technologies domain of the NXTGEN HIGHTECH programme, which has started on May 1st 2023. Within this nearly €1 billion programme, which has 6 domains and consists of over 60 projects, more than 330 knowledge institutions and companies are working together to realize...

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Christine Mummery Receives the 2023 ISSCR Public Service Award

The prize recognizes the outstanding contributions of public service to the fields of stem cell research and regenerative medicine.

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An update on the intestine-on-chip and liver-on-chip programs at the UMCG

The Immunogenetics group of the Department of Genetics at the University Medical Center Groningen focuses on the development of organoid and organ-on-chip models of the human gut and liver

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Photo impression hDMT Consortium meeting 2022

Photographer Carla Cofiňo Fabrés (UTwente)

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Together again! (editorial june 2022)

Next week on July 4th and 5th the annual EUROoCS conference will be held in Grenoble in France. Xavier Gidrol and Fabrice Navarro from CEA, who are the chairs of EUROoCS 2022, welcome you on behalf of the Scientific Program Committee and the Local Organizing Committee to an exciting face-to-face meeting after two years in remote mode. Over 450 registered participants, much more than expected, will meet at the World Trade Center to exchange results by the 56 oral presentations and 162 posters, listen to the 6 keynote lectures, learn from the special sessions and poster corner, and start new...

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Daphne Panocha starts PhD project on the development of immunocompetent human Lymph Node-on-Chip

PhD student Daphne Panocha joined the group of Prof.dr. Reina Mebius and Prof.dr. Sue Gibbs at the department of Molecular Cell Biology & Immunology, Amsterdam UMC in May 2022. Her research is focused on the development of a immunocompetent Human Lymph Node-on-Chip model with integrated lymphatics as a part of the LymphChip consortium.

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Farhad Sanaei starts research on Bone-on-Chip systems at RadboudUMC

Farhad Sanaei joined the group of Regenerative Biomaterials at the Department of Dentistry of Radboud University Medical Center as of 1 May 2022. Farhad has obtained a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Urmia University of Technology (Iran) and a MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering from Polytechnic University of Milan (Italy). Farhad will carry out his PhD research under supervision of Dr. Mani Diba to develop bone-on-chip models which recapitulate the spatial heterogeneity of cells in bone by means of bioprinting. This project is part of the BoneChipPredict Hypatia Project of Radboud University Medical Center, which aims to combine bottom-up...

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Your paper in Stem Cell Reports? Don’t miss this opportunity!

A paper with stem cells in an OoC model (almost) ready to go? Consider sending it to Stem Cell Reports.  In the Netherlands is publishing Open Access in Cell Press journals without cost to the authors. The Impact Factor of Stem Cell Reports is now 7.77 (2021) and the paper will be reviewed/handled by OoC experts. 10 members of EUROoCS have been appointed to the editorial board of Stem Cell Reports to handle your papers! For more details see the journal website and Guidelines for Authors   Among recent Stem Cell Reports OoC publications: Engineered 3D vessel-on-chip using hiPSC-derived endothelial- and...

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New, newer, newest

A new year is a new start. This first newsletter in 2022 is full of new people, initiatives, projects, publications, a new website and events on Organ-on-Chip within hDMT. We are glad that Jaap den Toonder from Eindhoven University of Technology will join us in the hDMT Executive Board. And we welcome Marian Joëls, Dean and member of the UMCG Management Board, as new member of the hDMT Supervisory Board. Three PhD students recently received their PhD degree after public defence of their thesis. Bas Lendemeijer from Erasmus MC has used human induced pluripotent stem cells for modeling brain diseases...

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