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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.


  • maziar_thumb Another PhD from the department! Oct. 9, 2018 4:53 PM

    Maziar Ghadakchi Shabestari has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis: role of angiogenesis and bone turnover. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Maziar on his great achievement!

  • jb_thumb Summer intern from France Sep. 29, 2018 7:53 PM

    Jean-Baptiste Sourbets from Polytech Nantes joined our group this summer to investigate the effect of cation doping on TiO 2 scaffold properties.

  • eu_grants_thumb EU success for the department Sep. 26, 2018 6:14 PM

    This year has brought our department some good luck with our EU grant proposals and we are now part of two new European collaboration projects - MgSafe project is now hiring PhD candidates.

  • oyestein_thumb Another PhD from the department! Aug. 30, 2018 2:40 PM

    Øystein Stakkestad has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation The role of ameloblastin in mesenchymal tissues. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Øystein on his great achievement!

  • marc_thumb Summer intern from Texas July 24, 2018 6:18 PM

    Marc Amrit Schober from University of North Texas joined our group this summer to learn a bit more about biomaterials and cell biology.

  • javi_thumb Visiting PhD student from Spain June 6, 2018 7:40 PM

    Javier Sanz Esporrin from Complutense University of Madrid joined our group for three months to learn more about micro- and nanoCT imaging.

  • scsb_thumb2 Award-winning visit to Sweden May 3, 2018 10:59 PM

    Department of Biomaterials travelled to ScSB2018 meeting to see Professor Lyngstadaas receive the prestigious ScSB Award

  • fran_thumb Visiting PhD student from Spain Apr. 2, 2018 6:09 PM

    Francisco Romero Gavilán from Universitat Jaume I in Spain joined our group for three months to learn more about protein adsorption on biomaterials.

  • 3d_cells_thumb Cell culture in three dimensions Mar. 27, 2018 3:40 PM

    Krzysztof Wrzesinski from CelVivo gave us a detailed introduction to 3D cell culture methods

  • nanoct_thumb Official kick-start to nanoCT imaging Feb. 7, 2018 7:39 PM

    Department of Biomaterials hosted an international symposium on x-ray tomography techniques.

  • david_thumb Another PhD from the department! Dec. 17, 2017 6:58 PM

    David Wiedmer has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation TiO 2 dark catalysis in biomedical applications. Department of Biomaterials congratulates David on his great achievement!

  • thao_thumb Master student from Germany Dec. 16, 2017 5:27 PM

    Thao Ha from Hanover joined our group for four months to work on her master thesis and she thoroughly enjoyed her stay in Oslo.

  • nano_thumb Biomaterials gone nano! Dec. 12, 2017 6:27 PM

    Department of Biomaterials hosted two seminars on nanostructured biomaterials and biosensor applications based on nanotechnology.

  • random_seminar Miniseminar: bone-anchored implants and antimicrobial resistance Dec. 6, 2017 7:47 PM

    Biomaterials hosts an open seminar on bone-anchored implants and the ramifications of increasing antimicrobial resistance on implant-related infections.

  • aveiro_thumb Getting bioinspired in Aveiro Nov. 12, 2017 8:06 PM

    Our department showed a strong presence at the 2nd International Symposium on Bioinspired Macromolecular Systems in Aveiro.

  • nanoct_unbox_thumb NanoCT unboxing Nov. 3, 2017 7:40 PM

    After a long wait, our brand new nanoCT scanner is up and running!

  • shahbaz1 More reasons to celebrate Sep. 23, 2017 6:22 PM

    September brought us even more reasons to celebrate at Biomaterials.

  • hkm_ceremony1 Four in a row for biomaterials Sep. 6, 2017 2:45 PM

    September started with big celebration for science at the Biomaterials lab.

  • summer_students Busy summer for our student researchers Aug. 26, 2017 9:27 PM

    While most people were enjoying their summer holidays by the beach, our lab did not quiet down thanks to our three hard-working student researchers.

  • crew2 Biting into the future challenges in biomaterials July 12, 2017 6:24 PM

    Group of enthusiastic biomaterials researchers and microbiologists joined their forces last week to discuss the future challenges related to implantable medical devices in the world without antibiotics.

  • youngcas Seminar on anti-infective materials on 6th July! June 26, 2017 8:25 PM

    Come and join us in our discussion on how to design and test anti-infective biomaterials for the post-antibiotic era.

  • mariano_thumb The big fat surprises June 11, 2017 4:26 PM

    Our department hosted a seminar on the surprising similarities of bone and fat tissue and the devastating consequences of obesity on oral health.

  • seba_thumb Another PhD from the department! Apr. 11, 2017 8:14 AM

    Sebastian Geißler has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Surface functionalization of dental implants for improved biological response and reduced infection risk. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Sebastian on his great achievement!

  • hafjell_thumb March madness for Biomaterials Apr. 5, 2017 11:57 AM

    Department of Biomaterials had an eventful March with many of our researchers participating in two different international conferences.

  • scsb_logo Top biomaterials research will soon be presented in Hafjell Mar. 3, 2017 5:56 PM

    Department of Biomaterials is involved in organising the Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials annual meeting in Hafjell 15-17 March.

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