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The Department of Biomaterials

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


  • anne_thumb 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!

  • 2020_sigrid_phd_2 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.

  • chemsoc 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.

  • images 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

  • lab_thumb 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

  • 800px-covid-19-curves-graphic-social-v3 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.

  • aman_thumb 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!

  • 2019-oralg 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

  • random_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.

  • 2019-12-11-17.19.07-1 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.

  • lifescience_thumb 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.

  • next 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

  • madeira 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

  • emallje1 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.

  • 2019-09-05-15.10.38 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.

  • dima_nora_thumb 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.

  • liebert_thumb Award for best microCT video June 7, 2019 1:38 PM

    Liebert Parreiras Nogueira won the movie award for best video at a international microCT conference in Mechelen, Belgium. The Department of Biomaterials congratulates Liebert on this accomplishment.

  • manu_thumb Another PhD from the department! May 14, 2019 1:39 PM

    Manuel Schweikle has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Characterisation of mineralised synthetic hydrogel scaffolds for bone repair. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Manuel on his great achievement!

  • random_seminar Miniseminar: supramolecular biomaterials and nanocrystalline hydroxyapatites Apr. 30, 2019 10:30 AM

    Biomaterials hosts an open seminar on hierarchical and functional biomaterials based on protein self-assembly and nanocrystalline calcium phosphates.

  • hao_thumb Chinese translations Mar. 12, 2019 7:34 PM

    Zhu Hao from Huazhong University of Science and Technology joined our group for one and a half years to teach us about Chinese traditions and cuisine (and do a bit of science at the side).

  • gaute_thumb Another PhD from the department! Mar. 5, 2019 7:01 PM

    Gaute Floer Johnsen has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Contralateral premolars: validation of symmetry. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Gaute on his great achievement!

  • 2019-nfr_stotte_eng Grand slam at the Research Council of Norway Feb. 18, 2019 8:00 AM

    Never before has any research group at our Faculty had more success with research grant from the Research Council of Norway. Our Department managed to obtain two large grants in the Nano2021 program.

  • 2019_svalbard-1 Biomaterials arranged Blueteeth meeting and international workshop Feb. 11, 2019 12:30 PM

    The annual ERA-NET Marine Biotech “BLUETEETH” meeting took place at Svalbard, halfway between Norway and North Pole. Janne E. Reseland concurrently also organized the International Workshop on Oral Degradable Biobarriers and with speakers from around the globe.

  • 2019_torben_thumb Erasmus student from Germany Jan. 23, 2019 7:27 PM

    Torben Hildebrand from University of Hanover joined our group for five months to perform high-resolution 3D x-ray imaging of tooth structures.

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