About the Authors

Lorenzo Moroni

Contributed equally to this work with: Lorenzo Moroni, Doreen Hamann

lmoroni@gmail.com

Affiliations Institute for BioMedical Technology (BMTI), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Muscolo-Skeletal Cell and Tissue Bank, Bologna, Italy

Doreen Hamann

Contributed equally to this work with: Lorenzo Moroni, Doreen Hamann

Affiliation Institute for BioMedical Technology (BMTI), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Luca Paoluzzi

Affiliation Mechanical Engineering Institute, Universitá Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

Jeroen Pieper

Affiliation Isotis OrthoBiologics S.A., Irvine, California, United States of America

Joost R. de Wijn

Affiliation Institute for BioMedical Technology (BMTI), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Clemens A. van Blitterswijk

Affiliation Institute for BioMedical Technology (BMTI), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LM DH JP JRdW CAvB. Performed the experiments: LM DH LP. Analyzed the data: LM DH LP JP JRdW. Wrote the paper: LM DH JP JRdW CAvB.