People Frank Walboomers Research Laboratory Dentistry

State-of-the-art and fully equipped

The Research Laboratory Dentistry (RLD) is a state-of-the art and fully equipped research laboratory for experimental research, ranging from basic research on oral biology and materials science, to (pre)clinical translation of medical therapies and devices.

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State-of-the-art and fully equipped

The Research Laboratory Dentistry (RLD) is a state-of-the art and fully equipped research laboratory for experimental research, ranging from basic research on oral biology and materials science, to (pre)clinical translation of medical therapies and devices. The Research Laboratory Dentistry is embedded within the Department of Dentistry at Radboud university medical center, which performs world-leading biomedical research in collaboration with a wide range of academic and industrial partners. This highly multidisciplinary and professional research environment ensures excellent support for external experimental and analytical services. The Research Laboratory Dentistry is professionally managed by a group of academic staff members and experienced lab technicians.

Research group leader

Frank Walboomers PhD

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Aims

The RLD performs world-leading biomedical research in collaboration with a wide range of academic and industrial partners. It aims to provide experimental and analytical support for a wide range of techniques and methods including:

  • Materials synthesis and processing (organic and inorganic materials; scaffolds, gels, cements, coatings, electrospinning, etc.).
  • Physico-chemical characterization (HLPC, elemental analysis, X-Ray diffraction, etc.).
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Aims

  • Materials synthesis and processing (organic and inorganic materials; scaffolds, gels, cements, coatings,electrospinning, etc.).
  • Physico-chemical characterization (HLPC, elemental analysis, X-Ray diffraction, etc.).
  • Mechanical characterization (tensile benches, rheology, profilometers, Rub’N’Roll erosion machine, thermocycler, etc.).
  • Cell & Molecular Biology labs (cell mechanical loading, ELISA, blotting, etc.).
  • Preclinical studies & Histology (histochemistry, immunostaining, ISH, diamond blade sawing microtomes, Digital Image Analysis, etc.)

Team

Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes. read more