Read about research our PhD candidates have completed for their theses. A summary will be posted soon after a candidate has defended his/her thesis.
Thesis: Mimicking developmental biology to regenerate the intervertebral disc; PhD supervisors: prof.dr. B.P. Meij en prof.dr. K. Ito, copromotor: Prof.dr. M.A. Tryfonidou Defense date: 22 March 2018 Nearly three-quarters of…Read more
Thesis: Growth factors and hepatic progenitor cells in liver regeneration; translating bench to bedside PhD supervisors: prof.dr. J. Rothuizen and prof. dr. J.W. Hesselink Defense date: 14 december 2017 Upon severe acute…Read more
Thesis: Multi-scale Physico-chemical Phenomena in Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone PhD supervisors: prof.dr. H.H. Weinans and prof.dr.ir. J. Malda Defense date: 23 November 2017 Articular cartilage and its connecting subchondral…Read more
Thesis: Adult Stem Cell-Derived Kidney Organoids to Model Tissue Physiology and Disease PhD supervisors: Prof. Dr. H.C. Clevers and Prof. Dr. M.C. Verhaar Defense date: 21 November 2017 Kidney disease…Read more
Thesis: Transcriptional mechanisms regulating oncogenic TGF-β signaling in breast cancer PhD supervisor: Prof. P.J. Coffer, PhD, Medicine, molecular medicine Defense date: 22 September 2017 A complex program of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) plays…Read more