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Microscale Technology and 3D Printing for Therapeutic Delivery and Tissue Engineering

Dr. Kang is working in the area of drug delivery / testing and tissue engineering by using micro- and nano- scale technologies.For drug delivery, several drug-device combination pro more...

Supervisor(s): Kang, Lifeng (Dr)

An innovative synthesis technique to fabricate nano-sized calcium phosphate particles

The project aims to develop a novel method to fabricate homogenous and non-aggregated nano-sized hydroxyapatite (HA) particles capable of delivering therapeutic nucleic acids into t more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

Regulation of stem cell behaviour using functional biomolecules

Investigate and develop new ways of manipulating different aspects of stem cell behaviour.  This knowledge paves the way towards understanding their fundamental biology and cre more...

Supervisor(s): Yeo, Giselle (Dr)

Electrical impedance modelling for implants

Neuromodulation implant stimulation and control is currently limited by the impedance of the surrounding tissue. The aim is to develop a 3D FEM computer model and an agar gel based more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Using a patient’s respiratory and cardiac signal to adjust image acquisition.

Imaging a lung tumour is difficult because the tumour and organs are blurred as we breathe and our heart beats. The aim of this project is to eliminate blurring caused by respirato more...

Supervisor(s): O'Brien, Ricky (Associate Professor)

Magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography

MREIT is a new medical imaging method that allows the electrical conductivity of tissue to be directly measured in the MR scanner. It has high potential for implant design, monitors more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor)

Fibre-based Scaffolds for Neural Implants

The project will focus on design and fabrication of biodegradable and biocompatible micro-structured fibres based on our current breakthrough in fabrication of fibres in low Young&r more...

Supervisor(s): Rukhlenko, Ivan (Dr), Fleming, Simon (Professor), Farajikhah, Syamak (Dr)

ENGINEERED EXTRASYNAPTIC GABAA RECEPTORS: TOWARDS NOVEL ANALGESICS

Recently, there has been an increase of interest in α4δ-containing GABAA receptors as novel drug targets for the design of a new class of analgesics. However, to date th more...

Supervisor(s): Balle, Thomas (Associate Professor), Collins, Mary (Professor)

Phase Contrast Imaging of the Breast

A novel method for imaging breast cancer more...

Supervisor(s): Brennan, Patrick (Professor)