Thesis award for Dr. Gerwen Lammers

Lammers, Gerwen

On May 24th, Dr. Gerwen Lammers received the Bertus Kemp award for the best doctoral thesis of 2011-2012 of the Dutch Society For Matrix Biology ( ) for the research he performed at the department of Biochemistry.

His thesis entitled "Novel approaches to regenerative medicine of the skin" describes the improvement of natural (collagen-based) materials to treat wounded skin and the development of innovative methods to evaluate the performance of these biomaterials in cell culture as well as in animal models.

The jury selected the thesis that contained scientific papers in high-impact journals in the field of extracellular matrix biology, in combination with a clear introduction and future perspectives.

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