Mechanical and biochemical mapping of human auricular cartilage for reliable assessment of tissue-engineered constructs
Luc Nimeskern, Mieke M Pleumeekers, Duncan J Pawson, Wendy LM Koevoet, Iina Lehtoviita, Michael B Soyka, Christof Roeoesli, David Holzmann, Gerjo JVM van Osch, Ralph Mueller, Kathryn S Stok
Journal of Biomechanics | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2015
Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation
Awarded by ERA-NET/EuroNanoMed
The authors would like to thank the donors and their families who enabled this research, and Dr. GJ. Kleinrensink, Y. van Steinvoort and B.J. Korstanje (Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands) and Dr. Nicole Rotter (Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany) for their assistance in obtaining human donor tissue. This study was supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (NRP63) and ERA-NET/EuroNanoMed (EAREG-406340-131009/1).