The other way: investigating an alternative mechanism for bone formation

  • Anat Akiva (Recipient)

Prize: NWOVeniScientific

Description

Although bone is a vital organ, little is understood on its formation processes. By building “bone on a chip”, Akiva will investigate the bio-chemical processes that control bone mineralization. In particular, she looks at the role of blood plasma in this process. Her research can lead to new bone disease treatments.
Degree of recognitionNational
OrganisationsNWO

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