On Friday 27 November, Espen Helgeland defended his PhD thesis at the University of Bergen with the dissertation Scaffold-Based Temporomandibular Joint Cartilage Regeneration – Using Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells ”. The dissertation was conducted digitally, and the opponents were physically located in the United Kingdom and Denmark, respectively. The audience logged in via the link and followed the disputation via their own screen.
Main supervisor: Professor Annika Rosén
Co-supervisors: Professor Kamal Mustafa, Ph.D. Torbjørn Østvik Pedersen and Ph.D. Ahmad Rashad
1st opponent: Associate Professor Xuebin Yang, University of Leeds, UK
2nd opponent: Professor Else Marie Pinholt, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
3rd member of the committee: Professor Gunhild Vesterhus Strand, University of Bergen
Congratulation to Espen Helgeland!