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Research interests

My principal research interests are in the field of polymeric biomaterials. My current focus is on combining newly developed hydrogels, scaffold materials and cells with biofabrication technologies to prepare 3D tissue constructs for regenerative medicine or to be used as in vitro models. Other research activities include the study of delivery devices for drugs and vaccines. My future aim is to continue advancing biomaterials-based technology platforms for tissue engineering and drug delivery purposes.

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Tissue Engineering Medicine & Life Sciences
Hydrogels Medicine & Life Sciences
Stereolithography Engineering & Materials Science
Tissue Scaffolds Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue engineering Engineering & Materials Science
Scaffolds (biology) Engineering & Materials Science
Gelatin Medicine & Life Sciences
Scaffolds Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2006 2019

Visible Light Cross-Linking of Gelatin Hydrogels Offers an Enhanced Cell Microenvironment with Improved Light Penetration Depth

Lim, K. S., Klotz, B. J., Lindberg, G. C. J., Melchels, F. P. W., Hooper, G. J., Malda, J., Gawlitta, D. & Woodfield, T. B. F., 26 Apr 2019, In : Macromolecular Bioscience. 1900098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Cellular Microenvironment
Hydrogels
Ruthenium
Gelatin
Light

Bio-resin for high resolution lithography-based biofabrication of complex cell-laden constructs

Lim, K. S., Levato, R., Costa, P. F., Castilho, M. D., Alcala-Orozco, C., van Dorenmalen, K. M. A., Melchels, F., Gawlitta, D., Hooper, G. J., Malda, J. & Woodfield, T. B. F., 11 May 2018, In : Biofabrication. 10, 3, 034101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Lithography
Gelatin
Resins
Printing
Hydrogels

Comparing Hydrogels for Human Nucleus Pulposus Regeneration: Role of Osmolarity During Expansion

Krouwels, A., Melchels, F. P. W., van Rijen, M. H. P., Öner, F. C., Dhert, W. J. A., Tryfonidou, M. A. & Creemers, L. B., 1 Apr 2018, In : Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. 24, 4, p. 222-232 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hydrogels
Osmolar Concentration
Regeneration
Collagen Type II
Sepharose

Engineering of a complex bone tissue model with endothelialised channels and capillary-like networks

Klotz, B. J., Lim, K. S., Chang, Y. X., Soliman, B. G., Pennings, I., Melchels, F., Woodfield, T. B. F., Rosenberg, A. J. W. P., Malda, J. & Gawlitta, D., 6 Jun 2018, In : European Cells and Materials . 35, p. 335-349 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bone and Bones
Hydrogel
Tissue Engineering
Osteogenesis
Endothelium

Focal adhesion signaling affects regeneration by human nucleus pulposus cells in collagen - but not carbohydrate-based hydrogels

Krouwels, A., Melchels, F. P. W., Van Rijen, M. H. P., ten Brink, C. B. M., Dhert, W. J. A., Öner, F. C., Tryfonidou, M. A. & Creemers, L. B., 15 Jan 2018, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 66, p. 238-247 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hydrogels
Focal Adhesions
Regeneration
Collagen
Carbohydrates

Activities 2015 2019

  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 3 Invited talk

Polymer biomaterials for biofabrication

Ferry Melchels (Speaker)
5 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

International conference on Biofabrication 2018

Ferry Melchels (Keynote/plenary speaker)
29 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Hydrogel-based 3D biofabrication strategies

Ferry Melchels (Speaker)
26 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Biomaterials for Additive Manufacturing

Ferry Melchels (Speaker)
6 Sep 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Bioprinting & 3D Printing in the Life Sciences

Ferry Melchels (Invited speaker)
14 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference