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Bioprinting / cell dispensing


A drop-on-demand bioprinting approach to spatially arrange multiple cell types and monitor their cell-cell interactions towards vascularization based on endothelial cells and mesenchymal stem cells.
Joshua Weygant, Fritz Koch, Katrin Adam, Kevin Troendle, Roland Zengerle, Günter Finkenzeller, Sabrina Kartmann, Peter Koltay, Stefan Zimmermann

bioRxiv, July 2022


Scalable fabrication of renal spheroids and nephron-like tubules by bioprinting and controlled self-assembly of epithelial cells.
Kevin Troendle, Ludovica Rizzo, Roman Pichler, Fritz Koch, Ahmad Itani, Roland Zengerle, Soeren S Lienkamp, Peter Koltay and Stefan Zimmermann

Biofabrication 2021, in press


In vivo evaluation of bioprinted prevascularized bone tissue
Patrick Rukavina, Fritz Koch, Maximilian Wehrle, Kevin Tröndle, G. Björn Stark, Peter Koltay, Stefan Zimmermann, Roland Zengerle, Florian Lampert, Sandra Strassburg, Günter FinkenzellerFilip Simunovic

BioTechnology and Bioengineering, 2020, (117), Issue 12, 3902 - 3911


Bioprinting of high cell‐density constructs leads to controlled lumen formation with self‐assembly of endothelial cells.
Kevin Tröndle, Fritz Koch, Günter Finkenzeller, G. Björn Stark, Roland Zengerle, Peter Koltay and Stefan Zimmermann

J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2019, 13, 1883–1895


Mass spectrometry imaging


Pharmacological inhibition of MERTK induces in vivo retinal degeneration: a multimodal imaging ocular safety assessment
Gregory Hamm et al.

Archives of Toxicology 2022, 96, pages 613–624


Neuropharmacokinetic visualization of regional and subregional unbound antipsychotic drug transport across the blood–brain barrier
Dominika Luptáková, Theodosia Vallianatou, Anna Nilsson, Reza Shariatgorji, Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes, Irena Loryan and Per E. Andrén

Molecular Psychiatry 2021, 26:77327745


Evaluation of UVC Decontamination of Clinical Tissue Sections forSpatially Resolved Analysis by Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI).
Andreas Dannhorn, Stephanie Ling, Steven Powell, Eileen McCall, Gareth Maglennon, Gemma N. Jones,Andrew J. Pierce, Nicole Strittmatter, Gregory Hamm, Simon T. Barry, Josephine Bunch,Richard J. A. Goodwin, and Zoltan Takats

Anal.Chem. 2021, 93, 2767−2775


Sensors fabrication


A Versatile Capacitive Sensing Platform for the Assessment of the Composition in Gas Mixtures.
Jörgen Sweelssen, Huib Blokland, Timo Rajamäki, Risto Sarjonen and Arjen Boersma

Micromachines 2020, 11(2), 116


Searching for bed bugs: The design, development, and evaluation of an oscillator-based trans-2-hexenal sensor array.
Nikhil Bajaj, Natalie C. Giampietro, Katherine Mao, Mary E. Rushton, Neil A. Spomer and Jeffrey F. Rhoads

Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 333, 15 April 2021, 129161


Lateral flow assays


Signal enhancement on gold nanoparticle-based lateral flow tests using cellulose nanofibers.
Daniel Quesada-González, Christina Stefani, Israel González, Alfredode la Escosura-Muñiz Neus Domingo, Pere Mutjé, Arben Merkoçia

Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 141, 15 September 2019, 111407


Uranium (VI) detection in groundwater using a gold nanoparticle/paper-based lateral flow device.
Daniel Quesada-González, Grace A. Jairo, Robert C. Blake II, Diane A. Blake & Arben Merkoçi

Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 16157 (2018) Cite this article

Microneedle production / drug loading


Engineering of an automated nano-droplet dispensing system for fabrication of antigen-loaded dissolving microneedle arrays.

JihuiLee, Koenvan der Maaden, Gerrit Gooris, Conor O'Mahony, Wim Jiskoot, Joke Bouwstra International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 600, 1 May 2021, 120473


Animal free toxicological testing


Defining corneal chemical burns: A novel exact and adjustable ocular model.
Markus Glaudo, Claudia Panfil and Norbert F. Schrage

Toxicology Reports 2021, 8, 1200–1206


Lithography / Additive methods


Nanoimprint meets microfluidics: Development of metal wires from nanoparticle inkfilled capillaries
Barbara Horváth, Barbora Křivová and Helmut Schift

Micro and Nano Engineering, 2019 (3), 22 – 30




A new and highly sensitive TLC method to measure hypericin using chemiluminescence.
Andreas Lotz, Peter Habermehl & Bernd Spangenberg

Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 2017 (40), Issue 5-6, 287 -291


Food science


Revealing how maltodextrin-containing droplets dry using optical coherence tomography
Erik J.G. Sewalt, J. Kalkman, J.R. van Ommen, Gabrie M.H. Meesters, V.van Steijn

Food Research International, Volume 17, July 2022, 111049

Protective effect of carrier matrices on survival of Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 during single droplet drying explained by particle morphology development.
Siemons, E.M.J. Vaessen, S.E.Oosterbaan van Peski, R.M.Boom and M.A.I. Schutyser

Journal of Food Engineering, 2021, (292), 110263

Dextrose equivalence of maltodextrins determines particle morphology development during single sessile droplet drying
I. Siemons, R. G. A. Politiek, R. M. Boom, R. G. M. van der Sman, M. A. I. Schutyser

Food Research International, Volume 131, May 2020, 108988