Biomaterials Science and Technology


Welcome at the website of the Biomaterials Science and Technology (BST) group!

Latest news


The research of Ruchi Bansal has been highlighted in the NVH liver magazine (LEVER) of September 2015 (pages 7 & 9). Subject of the research is the treatment of liver fibrosis by ... read more


We are delighted to announce that the seminar Advanced Functional Polymers for Medicine 2016 will be held on June 15-17, 2016 on the campus of the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands. ... read more

‘Living kidney membrane’. Article published in Acta Biomaterialia by the groups of Prof. Dr. D. Stamatialis (MIRA/BST) and Dr R. Masereeuw (Radboud UMC)

This membrane is a first but important step towards improved dialysis techniques
Researchers at the MIRA research institute of the University of Twente and the Radboudumc have created a ‘living membrane’ combining kidney epithelial cells with a polymeric artificial membrane. This achievement is a first but significant step towards ... read more


BioArt Summerschool 2015 Second Announcement

The summer school on “Biomedical membranes and (bio)artificial organs” will be held in the period of 8-12 June 2015 at the University of Twente. The school is organised in the framework of the Marie Curie Training network “Bioart” and mainly targets PhD students and other (young) researchers working in the field. ... read more