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Theses

2013

  • D.H. Veeregowda. Lubrication by salivary conditioning films. Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, A. Vissink.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/353574988
  • Ovchinnikova, E.S. Physical-chemical interactions between bacteria and fungi. Promotor(es): H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/356607992
  • Peterson, B.W. Visco-elastic properties of biofilms. Promotor(es): H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/364436964
  • Muszanska, A.K. Functional polymer brush-coating to prevent biomaterial associated infections. Promotor(es): W. Norde, H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/369598032
  • Daghighi, S. Bio-optical imaging of host–bacteria interactions in biomaterial-associated infection. Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/370125770


2012

  • Qu, W. Analysis of bacterial transmission in contact lens wear and care. Promotor(es): H.C. van der Mei, J.M.M. Hooymans, H.J. Busscher.
    Web URL:http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/340468424
  • Wang, Y. Biomaterial surfaces differentially adhesive to microbes and mammalian cells. Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, M. Libera, H.C. van der Mei.
    Web URL:http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/341407208
  • Van der Houwen, E.B. Development of a handsfree speech valve for laryngectomy patients. Promotor(es): G.J. Verkerke, B.F.A.M. van der Laan.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/343084325
  • Crismaru, M. Mechanisms of antimicrobial action of quaternary ammonium compounds.
    Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, J.A. Loontjens, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/34320908X
  • Tomaszewski, P.K.Osseointegrated system for fixation of upper leg protheses. Promotor(es):G.J. Verkerke, N. Verdonschot, S.K. Bulstra.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/351120262
  • Sharifi,S. The development of novel biodegradable polymeric biomaterials for use in the repair of damaged intervertebral discs. Promotor(es):D.W. Grijpma.
    Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/352856955


2011

  • Verkaik, M.J. Oral biofilms: mechanical and chemical control measures.
    Promotor(es): H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, F. Abbas.Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/331548976
  • Koetsier, M. Improving the measurement of skin autofluorescence, or: working on the clinical applicability of skin autofluorescence from a biomedical engineering perspective.
    Promotor(es): G. Rakhorst, T. Links. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/Spiegelneuro
  • Dewi, D.E.O. Monitoring scoliosis progression : optimizing positioning and ultrasound imaging.
    Promotor(es): G.J. Verkerke, A.G. Veldhuizen. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/334215110
  • Mei, Li. Bacterial adhesion forces and biofilm prevention on orthodontic materials.
    Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/33714916X
  • A.H. Hosman.The influence of metal-on-metal wear on infection in hip arthroplasty.
    Promotor(es): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, S.K. Bulstra. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/337735050


2010

  • Rinastiti, M. The effect of aging on composite-to-composite repair strength.
    Thesis Mentor/Supervisor(s):H.J. Busscher, M. Ozcan, W. Siswomihardjo, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/327284374
  • Nuryastuti, T. Environmental signals affecting ica-expression in Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms.
    Thesis Mentor/Supervisor(s):H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/327290226
  • Subbiahdoss, G. Bridging the gap between in vitro and in vivo evaluation of biomaterials-associated infections.
    Thesis Mentor/Supervisor(s):H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher. http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/329033328
  • Saldarriaga Fernández, I. C. Crosslinked poly(ethylene glycol) based polymer coatings to prevent biomaterial-associated infections.
    Thesis Mentor/Supervisor(s):H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, D.W. Grainger http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/329132636


2009

  • Boks, N.P. Bacterial interaction forces in adhesion dynamics. |
    Thesis promotor(s):H.J. Busscher, W.Norde, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/315699337
  • Rasyid, H.N. Low-cost antibiotic delivery system for the treatment of osteomyelitis in developing countries.
    Thesis promotor(s):H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, J.R. van Horn. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/31602791X
  • Paramonova, E. Compressive strength of fungal and oral biofilms: biological and environmental influences .
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, P.K. Sharma. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/318054450
  • Engelsman, A.F. Bacterial contamination of surgical meshes.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.C. van der Mei, R.J. Ploeg, H.C. Busscher. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/318002744
  • Nejadnik, M.R. Polymer brush-coatings to prevent biomaterials associated infection : initial bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation .
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, W. Norde, H.C.van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/319014274


2008

  • Xu, C-P Bacteria-protein interactions in bacterial adhesion.
    Thesis promotor(s): W. Norde, H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http:// irs .ub.rug.nl/ppn/31424719X
  • Oosterhof, J. J. H. Strategies to decrease biofilm formation on voice prostheses.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.C. van der Mei, B.F.A.M. van der Laan, H.J. Busscher, Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/314362932
  • Maathuis, M.H.J. Organ preservation and viability in kidney and liver transplantation.
    Thesis promotor (s): R.J. Ploeg, G.Rakhorst. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/315952202


2007

  • Blaauw, J. (Micro) vascular changes in preeclampsia.
    Thesis promotor(s): Aarnoudse, J.G. G. Rakhorst. Web URL : http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/303834110
  • Chin, M.Y.H. Biofilms in orthodontics.
    Thesis promotor(s ): A. Sandham, H.J. Busscher, H.C.van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/298771160
  • Cringus-Fundeanu, I. Anti-adhesive properties and physiological stability of surface-grafted polyacrylamide brush coatings.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, A.J. Schouten, A.J., H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/305031899
  • Purnama, I K. E. Imaging the human spine using ultrasound : a preliminary study to follow scoliosis progression.
    Thesis promotor(s): G.J. Verkerke. Web URL : http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/304089931
  • Sardjono, T. A. Spinal X-ray image analysis in scoliosis.
    Thesis promotor(s): G.J. Verkerke. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/304104620
  • Tack, J.W.A membrane-based voice-producing element for improved voice quality after laryngectomy .
    Thesis promotor(s): G.J. Verkerke. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/304590606
  • Vermeltfoort, P.B.J. On the origin and prevention of contact lens-related infections : the role of bacterial transmission.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, J.M.M. Hooymans. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/304098760


2006
  • Ensing, G. T. Prevention and treatment of biomaterial related infection in orthopedics. A study of application of ultrasound and of antibiotic release.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, J.R. van Horn, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/291344038

  • Hallers, E. J.O ten. Accessory device fixation for voice rehabilitation in laryngectomised patients (2006)
    Thesis promotor(s): G.J. Verkerke, H.J. Busscher. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/297494724

  • Knobben.B.A.S. Intra-operative bacterial contamination : control and consequences.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, J.R. van Horn, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/296160474

  • Merode, A. E. J. van. Role of surface charge heterogeneity in Enterococcus faecalis adhesion and biofilm formation
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/297026003



2005

  • Borden, A. J. van der. Electric current induced prevention of biofilms on stainless steel.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/276832337
  • Magetsari, R. Reuse of osteosynthesis plates and screws in developing countries.
    Thesis promotor(s): J.R. van Horn, H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, G.J. Verkerke. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/274792737
  • Morales, F. Improving the clinical applicability of laser Doppler perfusion monitoring.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, R. Graaff, A.J. Smit, G. Rakhorst. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/288230205
  • Morariu, A. M. Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, P.W. Boonstra, R.J. Ploeg. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/288234863
  • Plaats, A. van der. The Groningen hypothermic liver perfusion system for improved preservation in organ transplantation.
    Thesis promotor(s): R.J. Ploeg,P.R. Verdonck, G.J. Verkerke. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/288246160
  • Postollec, F. Coaggregation of oral bacteria: a physiochemical study based on microcalorimetry.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.C. van der Mei, W. Norde, H.J. Busscher.
  • Roosjen, A. The use of polymer brush coatings to prevent microbial adhesion.
    Thesis promotor(s): W. Norde, H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/289038987


2004

  • Bakker, D. P. Bacterial adhesion to modified polyurethanes.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/264131851
  • Hoogmoed, C. G. van. Influence of biosurfactants on microbial attachment to voice prostheses.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher.
  • Vadillo-Rodriguez, V. Macroscopic and microscopic approaches toward bacterial adhesion.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, H. C. van der Mei, W. Norde . Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/268393672


2003

  • Hendriks, J. G. E. Antibiotic release from bone cement under simulated physiological conditions.
    Thesis promotor(s): J.R. van Horn, H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/252266692

  • Neut, D. Biomaterial-associated infections in orthopaedics.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, H. C. van der Mei, J.R. van Horn.



2002

  • Toes. G.J.Intimal hyperplasia: the obstacle in bypass grafts.
    Thesis promotor(s): P.W. Boonstra, H.J. Busscher, W. van Oeveren.Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/240573544

  • Bruinsma, G.M. Bacterial adhesion to contact lenses . T
    hesis promotor(s): H .J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, J.M.M. Hooymans. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/240991419

  • H.T. Spijker. Blood platelet interactions with biomaterials.
    Thesis promotor(s): H .J. Busscher, P.W. Boonstra, W. van Oeveren. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/239421736



2001

  • Van de Belt, H. A ntibiotic-loaded bone cement, release and biofilm formation.
    Thesis promotor(s): J.R. van Horn, H.J. Busscher, H. C. van der Mei.
  • Gottenbos, B. The development of antimicrobial biomaterial surfaces.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, P. Nieuwenhuis, J. Feijen, H.C. van der Mei. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/21787276X
  • Poortinga, A.T. Electric double layer interactions in bacterial adhesion and detachment.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, W. Norde. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/227430654
  • Hummel, M. Supporting medical technology development with the analytic hierarchy process.
    Thesis promotor(s): W. van Rossum, H.J. Busscher. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/231574576
  • Gomez Suarez, C. Air bubble-induced detachment of colloidal particles and microorganisms from surfaces.
    Thesis promotor(s: H.J. Busscher, H.C. van der Mei, G. Rakhorst. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/230049753



2000

  • Poelstra, K.A. Local application of IgG to prevent biomaterial-centered bacterial infection.
    Thesis promotor(s): H .J. Busscher, J.R. van Horn, D.W. Grainger. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/190255188
  • Mihaylov, D.Development of the PUCA pump- a transarterial ventricular assist device.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.J. Busscher, P.W. Boonstra. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/240220633
  • Geertsema, A.A. Tracheostoma valves and their fixation- Towards an artificial larynx.
    Thesis promotor(s): H.K. Schutte, H.J. Busscher, G.J. Verkerke. Web URL: http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/240157605
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