Previous Visiting Scientists

 

NIOM has had the honor of working with the following visiting scientists in previous years.
Their names are listed in alphabetical order per year.

 

Visiting scientists 2016

  • Andreas Koutroulis (GR) Project: Evaluation of the antibiofilm effects on different endodontic sealers and different types of gutta-percha.
  • Anette K. Bølling (NO) Project: Develop a model system for bacterial stimulation of immune responses in cells exposed to HEMA.
  • Bahram Ranjkesh (DK) Project: Push-out bond strength of iMTA.
  • Kirsten Rakkestad (NO) Project: Methacrylate monomers ability to influence inflammation mediated glutationylering of cytoskeleton proteins.
  • Mats Hulander (SE) Project: How cell-surface contact area affects bacterial cell adhesion and subsequent formation of biofilm on biomaterials.
  • Mervi Puska (FI)  Project: Effects of interfaces on experimental composites: material development, characterization of some key properties and preliminary bioadhesion studies.
  • Sigfus Thor Eliasson (IS)  Project: Influence of “thermal fuse” on heat conduction and strength of resin-based dental fillings.
  • Vasilis Kapralos (GR) Project: Evaluation of the antibiofilm effects on different endodontic sealers and different types of gutta-percha.

 

Visiting scientists 2015

  • Bahram Ranjkesh (DK) Project: Push-out bond strength of iMTA.
  • Dag Ørstavik (NO) Project: Studies using the LiveBac method on dentin and endodontic materials.
  • Kirsten Rakkestad (NO) Project: Mechanisms for HEMA-induced changes in inflammation markers.
  • Mervi Puska (FI)  Project: Materials for reconstruction of hard tissue.
  • Sigfus Thor Eliasson (IS)  Project: Repair of composite fillings. Extension of ongoing work.

 

Visiting scientists 2014

  • Frode Staxrud (NO) Project: Repair and extention of resin-based composites.
  • Jingwei He (FIN) Project: Novel dimethacrylates monomers without bisphenol-A structure and their application in dental composite materials.
  • Maria Pihl (SE) Project: Baking bacteria – how to make antibacterial implants using heat.
  • Marit Øilo (NO) Project: Clinically relevant fracture testing of ceramic crowns.
  • Mervi Puska (FI) Project: Gradient nanocomposites structure: Functional-anatomic bone substitute biomaterials.
  • Sigfüs Thor Eliasson (IS) Project: Repair of old composite resin restoratives.
  • Vibeke Ansteinsson (NO) Project: Characterizing and biological effects of resin-based composite materials.

 

Visiting scientists 2013

  • Anette K. Bølling (NO) Project: Inflammatory response after monomer and particle exposure in vitro.
  • Charlotta Holm (SE) Project: The use of base metals in dentistry.
  • Liseloth Lindh (SE) Project: The use of synthetic and biological substances to modify the surface of prosthetic materials.
  • Marit Øilo (NO) Project: Clinically relevant fracture testing of ceramic crowns.
  • Mervi Puska (FI) Project: Bonding between biostable and bioresorable fibre/particle-reinforced material and bone at nano scale.
  • Roberto Belotti Cornelio (NO) Project: Inflammatory influence of the Bis-EMA monomer on the long-term fatigue, shrinkage and leachability of experimental composite resins.
  • Sigfüs Thor Eliasson (IS) Project: Repair of old composite resin restoratives.

 

Visiting scientists 2012

  • Anette K. Bølling (NO) Project: Inflammatory response after in vitro exposure to monomers and particles.
  • Anita Solhaug (NO) Project: Inflammation markers in an in vitro system.
  • Charlotta Holm (SE) Project: Mechanical and biological properties of chrome–cobalt alloys.
  • Gro H. Mathisen (NO) Project: Inflammatory response after in vitro exposure to monomers and particles.
  • Leo Tjäderhane (FI) Project: Evaluate the effect of DMSO incorporated into the adhesives on the immediate and long-term bond strength.
  • Marika Hæreid (NO) Project: Change in fracture of all-ceramic crowns when sandblasting and varying the thickness of restoration. Marit Øilo (NO) Project: Clinically relevant fracture testing of ceramic crowns.
  • Mervi Puska (FI) Project: Bonding between biostable and bioresorbable fibre/particle-reinforced material and bone at nanoscale.
  • Pete Ellison (NO) Project: Fixation mechanisms of orthopedic biomaterials with PMMA bone cement.
  • Sigfus Thor Eliasson (IS) Project: Repair of old composite resin restoratives.

 

Visiting scientists 2011

  • Anette Koback Bølling (NO) Project: Inflammatory response after in vitro exposure to monomers and particles.
  • Emma Westas (SE) Project: Antibacterial nanostructured implants for soft tissue applications.
  • Gro H. Mathisen (NO) Project: Inflammatory response after in vitro exposure to monomers and particles.
  • Kirsten A. Rakkestad (NO) Project: Resin-based dental fillings and tobacco products – health consequences?
  • Maj Nicolaisen (DK) Project: Sammenligning av helkeramiske broer med MK-broer i lateralsegmentene. (Comparison of all-ceramic bridges and MK bridges in the lateral segments.)
  • Marianne Lilletvedt (NO) Project: Effect of curcumin derivatives and blue light on bacteria.
  • Sigfus Thor Eliasson (IS) Project: Repair of old composite resin restoratives.
  • Charlotta Holm (SE) Project: Mechanical and biological properties of chrome–cobalt alloys.
  • Liselott Lindh (SE) Project: Surface modification of prosthetic materials with active substances, cell biological and microbiological investigations.

 

Visiting scientists 2010

  • Anne B. Hegge (NO) Project: Polymer cyclodextrines and curcumin.
  • Charlotta Holm (SE) Project: Mechanical and biological properties of chrome–cobalt alloys.
  • Kirsten Elise Rakkestad (NO) Project: Resin-based dental fillings and tobacco products – health consequences?
  • Martin Andersson (SE) Project: Nanostructured dental materials, mechanical and biological properties.
  • Roberto Cornelio Belotti (NO) Project: Composite resin materials: The effect of different monomer composition on polymerization degree, mechanical properties and degradation.
  • Rune Becher (NO) Project: Cell biological effects from combined exposure to leachables from polymeric materials and nicotine.