Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Name Jan Jeroen Vranckx, MD, PhD, Aernout Luttun, MD, Pierre Delaere, MD, Benoit Hendrickx

Laboratory Laboratory of Plastic Surgery & Tissue Engineering Research (LOPSTER) and Centre of Molecular & Vascular Biology
Lab Location KUL Leuven University Hospitals, Onderwijs & Navorsing II, 49 Herestraat
Leuven, B-3000 Belgium
Lab Category
Lab Facilities Surgical R & D core facility for small and large animals. Cell and Tissue culture facility for ex vivo, in vitro and in vivo gene transfer. Centre of molecular and vascular biology (AL).
Animal Facility Yes (athymic mice, rats and pigs)
Type of Research Tissue engineering, microcirculation, molecular and vascular biology, gene therapy for wound repair and angiogenesis Translational research projects on : 1. Allogenic Trachea Transplantation 2. Lipoaspirate derived stem cells and fatgrafting 3. Skin engineering
1. Investigator's Name Jan Jeroen Vranckx, MD, PhD
Project Title By arrangement
Brief Description Basic and Translational Research in bone biology and related areas

Opportunity for Student Degree Program Yes  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, Klinisch Onderzoeksfonds UZ Leuven, Industry
Funding Available from Supervisor: Partial and full funding available from supervisor by arrangement
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements Medical students, Bsc, Bio-Ir, MSc, PhD