Welcome to the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory Nijmegen!
Radboud university medical center

– biomechanics and finite element modelling of hip and knee prosthesis

– histology and (regenerative) tissue engineering of meniscus cartilage

Wanted: Master student

We Offer: internship for 4 to 6 months
Subject: investigating the fixation of total knee implants with computer models

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Lennert de Ruiter wins “Simulating Reality” contest 2015

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Lennert de Ruiter is one of the Top three University winners of the “Simulating Reality” contest 2015, organized by MSC-software. Subject: ‘Evaluating a new orthopedic implant for knee replacement in high-demand conditions‘. MSC Products Illustrated: Marc

2015-ESB Mobility Award

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The ESB Mobility Grant aims to provide ESB members with financial assistance to carry out collaborative research in a foreign country as part of their Ph.D. or early postdoctoral research. There are two awards available for 2015 on a competitive basis.

Sanaz Berahmani has been awarded the 2015 ESB Mobility Award.
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ISTA Student Biomechanics Award 2015

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Sanaz Berahmani has been awarded with the ISTA Student Biomechanics Award 2015 for her paper titled

An Experimental Pre-Clinical Assessment of the Primary Stability of a Novel Cementless Femoral Knee Component Relative to a Clinically Successful Design.

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Wojciech Madej over homeostase in kraakbeen

WojciechMEDICINESknieLees het interview met Wojciech Madej over:
Als de homeostase in kraakbeen verstoord raakt, kan artrose ontstaan. Welke processen zijn hiervoor verantwoordelijk en is er iets tegen te doen?”
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Frye stipendium 2014 awarded to Sanaz Berahmani

On Tuesday December 9th 2014, the Radboud University Nijmegen has awarded ten promising female researchers with the Frye grant 2014. Our Ph.D.-student Sanaz Berahmani is one of the laureates. See Radboud University for Frye stipendia 2014.
The grant has been named after Dr. I.B.M. Frye, who was one of the first female scientists at Radboud University Nijmegen in 1953. The stipends aim to encourage female Ph.D.-students to pursue a career in science after they have finished their dissertations. The grant involves a sum of 3,500 euro.

Winners of the 5th Grand Challenge Competition to Predict In Vivo Knee Loads

Our project on patient-specific musculoskeletal modelling of TKA has been awarded the first prize in the Grand Knee Challenge competition during the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, July 6-11, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts USA.
Presentation Abstract:
Patient-specific Musculoskeletal Modelling of Total Knee Arthroplasty using Force-dependent Kinematics
M. S. Andersen 1, M. A. Marra 2, V. Vanheule 3, R. Fluit 4, N. Verdonschot 2, J. Rasmussen 1;
1) Aalborg University, Aalborg East, DENMARK; 2) Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS; 3) Materialise N.V., Leuven, BELGIUM; 4) University of Twente, Enschede, NETHERLANDS;

Scientific Cooperation with China

February 10th 2014

Nico Verdonschot en zijn team van het Orthopaedic Research Lab van de afdeling Orthopedie hebben samen met de afdeling Biomedische Werktuigbouwkunde van de Universiteit Twente een KNAW-subsidie verkregen binnen het programma ‘Scientific cooperation between China and the Netherlands’.

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Prof. dr. ir. Nico Verdonschot

March 28th 2014

Prof. dr. ir. Nico Verdonschot benoemd tot hoogleraar Biomechanische diagnostiek en evaluatiemethoden in de Orthopedie

STW Valorisation Grants

20 december 2013

Subsidie helpt 22 onderzoekers op weg naar ondernemerschap

Two Eur 25.000 STW Valorisation Grants awarded to:

Prof. dr. P. Buma
Total replacement of meniscus with minimally invasive polymer implant

Prof. dr. ir. N.J.J. Verdonschot
Improving quality of life of patients with metastatic lesions using an innovative CT-based product

European ‘Advanced Grant’ for Prof. Nico Verdonschot

The European Commission has awarded Prof. Nico Verdonschot a grant worth €2.5 million. The grant will enable Nico Verdonschot to continue and expand his pioneering work in the field of diagnostic and evaluation methods for orthopaedic patients.

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