André Poot

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a.a.poot@utwente.nl

+31 53 4893671

Zuidhorst 243

 

SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001 – present

Assistant Professor, Department of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, as from 01-01-2010 Biomaterials Science and Technology, University of Twente.

1992-2001

Senior Researcher, Department of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, UT.

1989-1992

Post-doc, Endothelialization of artificial surfaces, Department of Biomedical Materials Technology, UT.

1984-1989

PhD Thesis, Protein adsorption and platelet deposition on biomaterials: in vitro studies concerning biocompatibility. Department of Materials Technology, UT.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Effects of fluid shear on endothelial cell signal transduction. Tissue engineering of small-diameter blood vessels and nerve guides. Angiogenesis of tissue-engineered constructs. Effects of fluid shear on (mesenchymal) stem cell differentiation. Induced pluripotent stem cells for tissue engineering. Microfluidics and organs-on-chip.

PUBLICATIONS

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=poot+a.a.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

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Reviewer for scientific journals: a.o. Biomaterials, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Acta Biomaterialia, Frontiers in Neuroengineering, Tissue Engineering, Journal Controlled Release, Stem Cell Research and Therapy.

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Safety officer.

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Project leader genetically modified organisms (GMO).