Regenerative Medicine Utrecht

Videos and films

We hope that these short films by and about our researchers inspire you to connect with us!

Pharmacology, inspired by nature

Pharmacology is the field that studies the mechanisms of action of drugs and medical food interventions. Our pharmacology division has a strong focus on management of non-communicable diseases associated with immune dysregulation. But our current health care is not always able to cure. What if we could also prevent chronic diseases or regenerate damaged tissues?…

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Women in Science: Madelon Maurice

Utrecht University’s women professors, like Johanna Westerdijk, the university’s first female professor, inspire future generations. “Everyone brings in their own types of questions.” Madelon Maurice, PhD Professor of Molecular Cell Biology Department of Cell Biology UMC Utrecht Research: Wnt signaling and regenerative and anti-cancer therapies Cells communicate via secreted proteins. Wnt proteins play a significant…

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Women in Science: Tina Vermonden

Utrecht University’s women professors, like Johanna Westerdijk, inspire future generations. “I’m really inspired by a challenge.” Tina Vermonden, PhD Associate Professor Faculty of Science, Utrecht University Research Biomaterials science is a multidisciplinary field of research, which encompasses elements of medicine, biology, chemistry, and materials science. Tina’s research is currently focussed on the development of biomaterials for…

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Women in Science: Marianna Tryfonidou

Utrecht University’s women professors, like Johanna Westerdijk, the university’s first female professor, inspire future generations. “We develop treatments that have an avalanche effect.” Marianna Tryfonidou, DVM, PhD Professor in Regenerative Orthopedics Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University Research: Regeneration of intervertebral discs (cartilage regeneration). Neck and back pain are usually associated with degeneration of intervertebral…

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