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Dr. Cindy Elschner

Scientist

Dept. Composite Materials
+49 351 4658 1320 +49 351 4658 362

Fields of Work

  • Development of textile bone substitute materials
  • Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) as a new framework material for dental implants and prostheses
  • Preclinical imaging in the fields of biomaterials and tissue engineering
  • µ-MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to study small biological samples with high resolution
    (ex vivo, lateral resolution ~ 30 µm)

Projects

Thesis

  • Analyzing the incorporation of different biomaterials into bone using magnetic resonance imaging (supported by doctoral grants of the European Social Funds and the Dresden University of Technology)


MeDDrive Start

  • Investigation of tissue engineered bone substitutes for alveolar cleft osteoplasty in an animal model (leadership: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine »Carl Gustav Carus«)

Research collaborations

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine »Carl Gustav Carus«,
    Dresden University of Technology
  • Institute for Medical Informatics and Biometry, Faculty of Medicine »Carl Gustav Carus«,
    Dresden University of Technology
  • Faculty of Medicine »Carl Gustav Carus«, Institute for Physiological Chemistry, Bone group
  • NaMLab gGmbH, Dresden

Scholarships

  • 2015: Doctoral grant of the Dresden University of Technology, scholarship program for the
              promotion of early-career female scientists
  • 2012 – 2014: Doctoral grant of the European Social Fund