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Prof. dr. Pamela Habibović

The main focus of her research group is on synthetic bone graft substitutes, bioinorganics and high-throughput approaches in biomaterials research. She has published over 50 scientific papers and a number of book chapters. For her research, she received prestigious Veni and Aspasia grants of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research among other external research funds. In 2013, she was elected a council member of the European Society for Biomaterials, she was board member of the Female Faculty Network Twente and serves as an editorial board member of the journals Acta Biomaterialia, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Advanced Biomaterials and Deviced in Medicine and Biomatter. In 2013, she received the Jean Leray Award of the European Society for Biomaterials.Pamela Habibović obtained her PhD degree in 2005 from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Following two post-doctoral research projects, one at Children’s Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School in Biston, USA and the other at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, she returned to the Netherlands, where she led a research group at the University of Twente’s MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine between 2008 and 2014, first as assistant and later as associate professor.  In 2014, she moved to Maastricht University, where she became full professor of Inorganic Biomaterials and chair of IBE.