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Surface modification of biomaterials for orthopaedic applications

This project will establish that our novel modified calcium silicate materials have enhanced bioactivity and osseointegration properties for coatings onto orthopaedic implants. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

Naturally good - fibres and particles of natural origin as a new biomaterials for regenerative medicine and drug delivery

This project will investigate characteristics of new materials of natural-origin for biomedical applications and drug delivery. The primary aim is to develop new ‘green’ more...

Supervisor(s): Chrzanowski, Wojciech (Dr)

Role of S100A8 and S100A9 in osteoarthritis

This projects involves the development of novel scaffolds and biomaterials for bone and cartilage regeneration. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

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)

Scaffolds for skeletal tissue regeneration

This project will modify calcium silicate ceramic scaffolds with divalent cations to improve their mechanical, osteoinductive and osteoconductive properties for bone regeneration. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)

Atomic structure, assembly and interactions of functional amyloids

This project aims to determine the atomic structure of functional amyloids and to examine how they interact with substrates. The insights obtained will be applied to the development more...

Supervisor(s): Kwan, Ann (Dr)

Curcumin nano-formulation: enhanced anti-cancer and anti-microbial properties

The project aims to design and develop curcumin nanoparticles using various fabrication approaches, including liposome-nanoparticle assemblies and polymer-coated nanoparticles. The more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

Regenerative engineering – chemo-physical properties gradient as a tool to control cell responses

This project will develop a new CO2 based technologies to impregnate the implant surfaces with functional biomolecules and create topography. The primary aim is to develop a new, co more...

Supervisor(s): Chrzanowski, Wojciech (Dr)

The Effects of Spraying Materials into Gases Other than Air as a Way to Control Surface Coating by Proteins

In this project, an inert gas loop will be used to change the drying atmosphere from air to other gases, such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen, as a way to use these gases to control more...

Supervisor(s): Langrish, Timothy (Professor)

Strategies for Building Bone

This project will investigate the use of biological agents in stimulating bone growth and inhibiting bone resorption. more...

Supervisor(s): Zreiqat, Hala (Professor)