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Ever imagined what you would look like without the firm matrices produced by a large variety of cells? Exactly, like a sophisticated jelly fish! This immediately underlines the importance of the Dutch Society for Matrix Biology.

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Annual Meeting


November 5-6 2020


As a board, we are delighted to announce we have been able to facilitate our Annual Meeting 2020 in de Werelt from November 5th to 6th.


Registration and Abstract submission has opened (deadline: September 25th).

We hope to welcome all of you there.


Further information will be posted in due time.



Worth Reading


In a recent publication from our members, Voskamp et al. demonstrated that mesenchymal stem cells display increased chondrogenic differentiation capacity when expanded in the presence of the inflammatory factor TNFα. This was shown to happen due to modulation of specific genes of the SOXC family and the WNT/β-catenin signaling pathway.


NVMB Voskamp model

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'The regenerative medicine revolution is upon us. Like iron and steel to the industrial revolution; like the microchip to the tech revolution; stem cells will be the driving force of this next revolution'

(Cade Hildreth - CEO of BioInformant).


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