Sander Leeuwenburgh

Full Professor Regenerative Biomaterials
Radboud University Medical Centre

Sander Leeuwenburgh studied Materials Science & Engineering at Delft University of Technology and graduated at the Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry in 2001 (cum laude). In November 2006 he obtained his PhD degree (cum laude). Thereafter, he continued his scientific career as a postdoc until March 2008, when he was awarded a Young Investigator Award (VENI) by the Dutch Technology Foundation STW and was appointed as assistant professor at the Department of Biomaterials. In the framework of his VENI fellowship, he was visiting scholar at the Department of Biomaterials at Kyoto University Medical Hospital (Kyoto, Japan) from August 2009 until January 2010. In June 2015 he was appointed as associate professor after obtaining a prestigious VIDI award that enabled him to start his research group on nanostructured biomaterials. Since June 2016 he is Principal Investigator at the Radboud University Medical Center. In April 2018 he was appointed as full professor Regenerative Biomaterials at Radboudumc. He published more than 125 peer-reviewed papers and has an h-index of 29 (Web of Science) or 37 (Google Scholar).