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The Department of Biomaterials

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The Department of Biomaterials at the Institute of Clinical Dentistry is devoted to research with relevance to clinical dentistry and medicine.


  • Image may contain: Smile, Product, Sleeve, Standing, Dress shirt. Award to Pawel Kallas Nov. 24, 2021 7:58 PM

    Pawel Kallas has awarded "Best Young Author of the Year 2020-2021" by the The journal Biomaterial Investigations in Dentistry.

  • Image may contain: Smile, Jeans, Wood, Building, Real estate. New grant to the Department Nov. 24, 2021 7:57 PM

    Together with the Department of Geosciences and the Museum of Cultural History at UiO, the Department of Biomaterials has received NOK 2.5 million to expand the technology Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). The allocation is given in the form of hub/node funds from UiO's e-infrastructure hub/node initiative

  • Image may contain: Handshake, Greeting, Tableware, Gesture, Smile. Meet our latest gold medallist Manuel Schweikle Oct. 18, 2021 9:52 AM

    Manuel Schweikle was awarded His Majesty the King's Gold Medal for his outstanding PhD thesis focusing on developing mineralised hydrogels for regenerating bone tissue around dental implants.

  • Image may contain: Clothing, Smile, Plant, Leaf, Sleeve. A French invasion at our lab Oct. 4, 2021 10:33 AM

    After a long wait, the borders opened this summer and we were able to welcome Erasmus students at our lab again. This summer, the biomaterials lab was taken over by our French summer interns.

  • Image may contain: Hand, Smile, Food, Bottle, Sleeve. Another PhD from the department! July 1, 2021 6:44 PM

    Florian Weber has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Development of multifunctional polyphenolic coatings for improved peri-implant healing. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Florian on his great achievement!

  • Image may contain: Headphones, Forehead, Nose, Face, Smile. Best master thesis! June 21, 2021 5:43 PM

    Victor A. Jankowski's master thesis on polyphenolic nanocoatings for dental implants won this year's best master thesis award at the Faculty of Dentistry. Well done, Victor!

  • Image may contain: Smile, Projection screen, Laptop, Display device, Projector accessory. Another PhD from the department! Mar. 19, 2021 4:00 PM

    Maria H Pham has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation Cellular responses to fluoride modified titanium surfaces. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Maria on her great achievement!

  • Image may contain: Line, Font, Logo, Azure, Graphics. New EU infrastructure grant Dec. 7, 2020 3:00 PM

    The Department has been granted a large EU project in collaboration with 15 different Universities in the H2020 INFRAIA program (Integrating and opening research infrastructures of European)

  • Image may contain: Flower, Floral design, Plant, Floristry, Smile. Another PhD from the department! Oct. 29, 2020 11:10 AM

    Anne Klemm has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation Doped TiO2 bone scaffolds - corrosion resistance combined with high compressive strength. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Anne on her great achievement!

  • Image may contain: Researcher, Research, Chemical engineer, Laboratory, Chemistry. Sigrid defended her PhD Sep. 12, 2020 5:22 PM

    Sigrid Haugen successfully defended her dissertation for the degree of Ph.D. (philosophiae doctor) : A study of adiponectin and adiponectin receptor agonist ADP355 on bone and orthodontic tooth movement.

  • Image may contain: Organism, Water. High impact summer Aug. 31, 2020 8:00 AM

    During the summer scientists at the department has gotten two papers published in two pretigous journals. In collaboration with the USA and China, the Department of Biomaterials has published articles in Chemical Society Review and Progress in Materials Science.

  • Image may contain: Logo, Text, Font, Line, Graphics. ITI Foundation grant to Biomat Aug. 20, 2020 4:53 PM

    In collaboration with University of Liège, the department has received a grant from ITI Foundation to investigate peri-implant soft tissue integration in humans

  • Image may contain: Science, Research. Sunny days ahead for the lab! June 29, 2020 6:28 PM

    After a long wait, the sun is shining on us again and our lab is getting back to more or less normal activity over the summer.

  • gaute_thumb Gaute on the cover page of International Endodontic Journal June 17, 2020 12:56 PM

    Gaute and co-workers made the cover page of the International Endodontic Journal i the June edition

  • Image may contain: Text, Cartoon, Line, Font. Our lab is closed for now Mar. 13, 2020 4:27 PM

    Along with the rest of University of Oslo, our lab remains closed until further notice to reduce the spreading of COVID-19 in Norway.

  • Image may contain: Tie, Hair, Facial hair, Beard, Forehead. Another PhD from the department! Feb. 10, 2020 2:47 PM

    Aman S Chahal has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation From inert to active: biofunctionalised PEG hydrogels to guide stem cell behaviour. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Aman on his great achievement!

  • Image may contain: Event, Community, Team, Design, Eyewear. Mid-term meeting for H2020 Eureka Eurostar OralG project Jan. 29, 2020 9:36 AM

    In January the consortium in the H2020 Eureka Eurostar OralG project had a two day mid-term meeting where the French partners visited us here in Oslo

  • Students attending a seminar Miniseminar: use of extracellular vesicles and platelet lysate in regenerative medicine Jan. 23, 2020 12:02 PM

    Biomaterials hosts an open seminar on the use of extracellular vesicles and platelet lysate in cell free regenerative therapies and as cost-effective cell culture supplement.

  • Image may contain: Event. Season greetings Dec. 19, 2019 3:14 PM

    The Department had wonderful Christmas seminar focusing on lab safety organised by Hanna Tiainen, Catherine Heyward and Alejandro Barrantes followed up with a dinner.

  • Image may contain: jeans, denim. Life and science Down Under Nov. 4, 2019 11:55 AM

    We are not only hosting visiting students but we also send some of our students out in to the world to experience new things. Like Florian is currently doing in Australia.

  • Image may contain: Woman, Face, Hair, Eyebrow, Nose. Kick-off meeting on project on injectable biomaterials Oct. 31, 2019 12:49 PM

    Kick-off meeting on project on injectable biomaterials last month our recent funded project on injectable biomaterials for periodontal and endodontic regeneration had a kick-off meeting where the whole consortium was gathered

  • Image may contain: Social group, People, Team, Youth, Tourism. Meeting on marine biomaterials in marine environment Oct. 15, 2019 8:00 AM

    The annual H2020 ERA-NET Marine Biotech “BLUETEETH” project meeting took place at beautiful Madeira where our scientist discuss the use of marine derived biomaterials

  • Image may contain: Scientific instrument, Photography. Regeneration of tooth enamel for the first time? Oct. 8, 2019 6:08 PM

    Chinese researchers claim they have managed to grow tooth enamel for the first time. Our Petter Lyngstadaas discusses on whether this is possible or not.

  • Image may contain: social group, people, team, tourism, fun. September is conference month Sep. 27, 2019 6:19 PM

    The Department has been busy both organising and attending conferences in September. Here are some of the highlights from Stockholm, Oslo, Madrid and Vienna.

  • Image may contain: land vehicle, bicycle, bicycle wheel, bicycle frame, vehicle. Busy summer for our research students Sep. 16, 2019 4:06 PM

    Summers at our lab are never quiet - thanks to our hardworking summer students. This summer, the biomaterials lab was kept busy by Dmytro and Nora.

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Institute of Clinical Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry
Box 1109 Blindern
0317 Oslo

Phone: +47-22852350