Our Science in brief

Mesenchymal stem cells for Tissue Engineering / regeneration and Repair

Merln Institute (de Boer) and Dept of Orthopaedics (Welting, Caron)

Collection of Human Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells from > 250 donors

Differentiation into different tissues

Biomaterial Engineering 

Induced pluripotent stem cells

Dept of Clinical Genetics (van Tienen, Smeets)

Cell therapy for skeletal muscle regeneration

Dept of Clinical Genetics (van Tienen, Smeets)

2017: A phase I/II clinical study using autologous mesangioblasts (MABs) to improve muscle strength

in carriers of a mtDNA mutation

Dendritic Cell Therapy

Dept Internal Medicine / CiMaas (Bos/ Germeraad)

Human Pancreatic Organoids to identify Drivers of Cancer Cachexia

Dept of Surgery (Rensen, Olde Damink)

Primary lung culture facility

Dept. of Respiratory Medicine (Dentener)

Biobank Maastricht


Advise and facilitate scientist in processing, storage and registration of biological samples