Cartilage network across European borders
Brussels – European cartilage researchers intensify their cooperation. The 'gristle network' comprises scientists from Belgium, France, Germany and Luxembourg. Its members plan to meet regularly to exchange views and information about arthritis. "All members will benefit from the direct exchange and the intense cooperation in the network", Hening Madry, professor for experimental orthopaedics and arthrosis research at the university of the Saarland in Homburg, Germany. "For instance, we can talk about problems with cartilage repair or tissue cultivation."Besides Madry's university, the network members come from the Université Henri Poincaré in Nancy, the Fraunhofer IBMT in St.Ingbert, University of Liège, as well as the Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor and the university in Luxembourg.