Tissue Engineering

Otorhinolaryngology

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Iro

Project

Regenerative medicine is a method to generate living, functional tissue to replace or repair tissues and organs, which no longer function due to age, disease, damage, or congenital defects. It comprises the isolation of autologous cells, cultivation and proliferation of these cells and finally generation of 3D cell-structures resembling functional tissue or organs.

With the introduction of nanotechnology, regenerative medicine made immense advances in the past few years. Since these new technologies are able to create materials, which improve biological and mechanical properties by using not only scaffolds with nanofibers or nanographic modification, but also nanoparticles in particular, this offers interesting aspects for regenerative medicine. By modifying their size, shape and surface chemistry, nanoparticles can be customized for different applications. Therefore, improvements in the synthesis of nanoparticles lead to the development of multifunctional nanoparticles, which can not only be used for drug delivery or imaging, but also for regenerative medicine.

 

Regenerative medicine

Tissue engineering of the vocal fold

 
News

DFG fördert 15 neue
Sonderforschungsbereiche

SEON an SFB/Transregio
"BioFab" beteiligt

Magnetpartikelforschung will Patienten
ihre Stimme zurückgeben

Manfred-Roth-Stiftung und
Forschungsstiftung Medizin spenden
50.000 Euro für die Entwicklung
von Stimmlippentransplantaten

Potenziale der Nanomedizin
Europaabgeordnete Monika Hohlmeier
besucht SEON

Donations account

Forschungsstiftung Medizin at the University Hospital of Erlangen

Sparkasse Erlangen
IBAN: DE 69 76350000 0000062000
Intended use:
Nanomedizin Prof. Alexiou

Certifications
Text TÜV Süd auf weißem Grund umgeben von achteckigen blauen Ring in dem in weißer Schrift ISO 9001 steht
 
 
 
 
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