Prize und Awards
SBMS President Award, 2017
Ruef N., Dolder S., Aeberli D., Seitz M., Balani D., Hofstetter W. (2017) „Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor-dependent CD11c-positive cells differentiate into active osteoclasts“ Bone 97:267-277. (download PDF)
Congratulations to Lorenz Rordorf for the successful completion of the Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering. Title: "Validation of a novel in vitro bone resorption assay"
Concratulations to John Choy for the successful Ph.D. defence on the topic: "Biofunctionalization of beta-tricalcium phosphate ceramic bone substitute materials"
SBMS 2014 Preclinical Award
Balani D, Aeberli D, Hofstetter W, Seitz M (2013) "Interleukin-17A stimulates granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor release by murin osteoblasts in the presence of 1,25-dihydroxyvitaminD(3) and inhibits murine osteoclast development in vitro" Arthritis Rheum 65:436-46.
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie: Venel Prize 2014 Albers Ch, Hofstetter W, Siebenrock KA, Landmann R, Klenke FM (2013) "In vitro cytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles on osteoblasts and osteoclasts at antibacterial concentrations" Nanotoxicology 7:30-6.
Congratulations to Adel Tekari for the successful Ph.D. defence on the topic: "Role of collagen type II and transforming growth factor - beta in the formation of cartilage-like tissues"
Congratulations to Deepak Haresh Balani for the successful Ph.D. defence on the topic: "Role of inflammatory cytokines in osteoclast development"
SBMS President's Award 2012
Atanga E, Dolder S, Dauwalder T, Wetterwald A, Hofstetter W (2011) TNFalpha inhibits the development of osteoclasts through osteoblast-derived GM-CSF. Bone 49:1090-1100. (download pdf)
Congratulations to Michel Hauser for the successful completion of his Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering. Title: "Effects of implant surface topographies on the peri-implant micro-environment"
Congratulations to Elvis Achiri Atanga for the successful Ph.D. defence on the topic: "Characterization of TNFalpha dependent inhibition of osteoclast formation"
Congratulations to Tom de Bruyne for the successful completion of his Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering. Title: "Effects of implant surfaces on the peri-implant environment"