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My Hedhammar

My Hedhammar

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Biography

My Hedhammar is a professor in molecular biosciences at the department of Protein Science, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. She is a Principal Investigator (PI) at the Division of Protein Technology, leading a research group working on the development of silk-based materials for biomedical applications. The group has developed the functionalized silk system and methods for the formulation of silk into ECM-like structures suitable for 3D cell culture and tissue models.

Research Interest

3D culture, differentiation of stem cells, and in vitro models of cancer, to be used for evaluation of drug candidates as well as pre-tests to allow personalized treatment plans