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Engineering human tissue

You will engineer tissue repair constructs from extracellular matrix using elastin, which is an essential component of the skin and artery. more...

Supervisor(s): Weiss, Tony (Professor)

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)

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)

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)

Prevention, repair, biomechanics and pathology of ligament, tendon and disc injuries

Improving graft options for ligament replacement This project aims to improve graft options for ligament replacement, including kangaroo tendon as a xenograft for human ACL reconstr more...

Supervisor(s): Clarke, Elizabeth (Dr)

GENES AND CELL-CELL INTERACTIONS IN CANCER PROGRESSION..

Oncogenes, tumour suppressor genes and cell-cell interactions in cancer: which are important in driving tumour progression and invasion in squamous cell carcinomas? more...

Supervisor(s): Lyons, Guy (Associate 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)

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)

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)

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)