Regenerative Orthopedics


About us

Utrecht, 2023
(Photography: Niels Blees)

The Regenerative Orthopedics group is a young, multidisciplinary, and international research team embedded within the department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. The research laboratory is situated in the Regenerative Medicine Center Utrecht (RMCU) which is located at Utrecht Science Park.

The group is led by Prof. Marianna Tryfonidou and focuses on osteoarthritis and low back pain due to intervertebral disc degeneration with a clear focus on clinical translation. The research follows the One Health-One Medicine principle and aims to make an impact on on the health of animals and human patients with low back pain and knee joint pain.

Latest news

  • The group @ Veterinary Science Day 2024
    On June 6th, the Regenerative Orthopedics group joined the annual Veterinary Science Day, a symposium where the entire Veterinary Medicine…
  • Thank you ISSLS 2024!
    Last week, Marianna Tryfonidou, Lisanne Laagland, Aida Moreira, Chantal Voskamp, and Daniele Corraini, participated at the ISSLS 2024 conference in…
  • Thank you iPSpine!
    On May 22nd-24th we had our final iPSpine consortium meeting. It was a great time to catch up with everyone…
  • Meet the Professor 2024
    On March 20th, Marianna and Chantal contributed to the annual Meet the Professor event and visited a primary school in…
  • iPSpine Patient Symposium
    On April 16th, lower back pain patients, researchers and medical professionals came together to address these topics and to learn…
  • Meet us at ISSLS 2024!
    Marianna Tryfonidou, Chantal Voskamp, Aida Moreira, and Daniele Corraini will have an oral presentation at the ISSLS conference to be…