Biomaterials – synthetic or biologic materials – is an inter- and cross-disciplinary research field. Biomaterials is a research cluster based at the Department of Clinical Dentistry, Department of Clinical Medicine, and Orthopedic Clinic of Haukeland University Hospital. The activities involve departments at the Faculty of Medicine, other faculties, and external partners. The biomaterial activities encompass basic research and clinical studies on properties and responses to clinical biomaterials.
Several research areas within the field of Biomaterials are currently being undertaken by the group. These areas involve both in vitro and in vivo aspects of pre-clinical/clinical research: