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Academics/ Project Manager/ PostDocs/ PhDs/ Alumni

Academics

MorganAlexander
Professor of Biomedical Surfaces, School of Pharmacy,  Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technology
Morgan is Principal Investigator of this Programme Grant and RC1: Moving from 2D to 3D Materials Discovery Methods lead
CameronAlexander
Professor of Polymer Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, Head of  Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation Division
Cameron is Co-Investigator and RC2: Systems Based Advanced Drug Delivery lead
 

FlissRose-web

Associate Professor and Reader in Tissue Engineering, School of Pharmacy, Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies Division

Felicity is Co-Investigator and RC3: Advanced Materials for 3D Stem Cell Differentiation and Regenerative Medicine lead

AmirGhaemmaghami-web
Professor of Immunology & Immuno-bioengineering and Course Director for MSc in Immunology & Allergy, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Co-Investigator and RC4: Advanced Materials for Medical Devices lead
 

KevinShakesheff 

Professor of Advanced Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering, School of Pharmacy, Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies

Kevin is involved mainly in RC3

MartynDavies

Professor of Biomedical Surface Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technologies Division

Martyn is Co-Investigator and mainly involved in RC4

 

DerekIrvine

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Derek is involved mainly in RC1 and 3

AnnaGraboowska

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Anna is involved mainly in RC2

 

ChrisDenning-web

Professor; Head of Department of Stem Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Co-Investigator on this grant, Chris is involved mainly in RC3.

RickyWildman-web
Professor of Multiphase Flow and Mechanics, Faculty of Engineering
Ricky is involved mainly in RC1 and 3
 

SteveHowdle-web

Professor of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Steve is involved mainly in RC2

PaulWilliams-web

Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Paul is involved mainly in RC4

 

RichardHague-web

Professor of Innovative Manufacturing, Director - EPSRC Centre for Additive Manufacturing,Faculty of Engineering

Richard is Co-Investigator, involved mainly in RC1

ChristopherTuck-web
Professor of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Christopher is involved mainly in RC1
 
JosephineBunch
Josephine Bunch
Principal
Scientist and Co-Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Mass
Spectrometry Imaging (NiCE-MSI) at NPL
Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of
Nottingham. Josephine is mainly involved in RC1.
Williams-P-web
Phil Williams
Professor of Biophysics, Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange

School of Pharmacy

Phil is mainly involved in RC1.

 
Cathy-Merry-web
Cathy Merry
Associate Professor in Stem Cell Glycobiology

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Cathy is mainly involved in RC3.

Hyun-Kim-web
Hyun Kim
Assistant Professor in Analytical Bioscience

Faculty of Science.

Hyun is mainly involved in RC1.
 

 

Project Manager

ElizabethHudson-web

Project Manager

Elizabeth joined the project in 2016 as the Project Manager.

 

Post Docs

Simon-Haas-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering

 

Simon joined the project in 2015 working on making polymer particles from microfluidics in RC1

PauliusMikulskis-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technologies Division

Paulius joined the project in 2015 working on Determining Biomaterial Design Rules in RC1

 

BrittaKoch-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technologies Division

Britta joined the project in 2016 working on combinatorial screening of biomaterial surface chemistry and topography in RC1

AmandaPearce-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation Division

Amanda joined the project in 2016 working on Chemistries for Self-Assembling Polymer-Drug Nanoparticles in RC2

 

MartaPainoAlvarez-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies Division

Marta joined the project in 2016 working on polymer microparticles for regenerative medicine in RC3

ManuelRomero-web
PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Life Sciences
Manuel joined the project in 2016 working on microbiology in RC4
 

BlessingMukonoweshuro-web

PostDoctoral Research Fellow: Immunology and Biomaterials, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences  

Blessing joined the project in 2016 working on immunology in RC4

Karl Kirth
Karl Kirth
PostDoctoral Research Fellow: Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Karl joined the project in 2016 working on cardiomyocyte maturation in RC3
 
MahetabAmer-web
Mahetab Amer
Postdoctoral
Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Stem Cell Biology.
Mahi joined the project in 2017 working on differentiation of human mesenchymal stem
cells to bone in RC3
Nishant-Singh-web
Nishant Singh

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation Division.

Nishant
joined the project in 2017 working on polymers for drug delivery in RC2.
 

 

 

Postgraduate students

Alessandra-Travanut-web

PhD Student, School of Pharmacy

Main supervisor Cameron Alexander

Alessandra joined the project in 2016 working on Multi-Component Polymerization (MCP) Reactions for Biomedical Materials, mainly associated with RC2.

Dara O'Brien

Dara O'Brien

PhD Student, School of Chemistry

Main supervisor Steve Howdle

Dara joined the project in 2016 working on New and renewably sourced sustainable functional degradable polymers, mainly associated with RC2.

 

Valentina Cuzzocoli Crucitti

PhD Student, Faculty of Engineering

Main supervisor Derek Irvine

Valentina joined the project in 2016 working on Continuous Sustainable Synthesis of Polymeric Resins for use in the Construction of 3D structures, mainly associated with RC2.

Joris Meurs

PhD student, School of Pharmacy

Main supervisor Hyun Kim

Joris joined the project in 2017 working on developing mass spectrometry strategies for examination of cellular responses in media and on complex surfaces, mainly associated with RC1
 

JordanThorpe-web

PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Main supervisor Chris Denning

Jordan joined the project in 2015 working on cardiomyocyte maturation, mainly associated with RC3

Francesco Pappalardo

PhD Student, School of Pharmacy

Main supervisor Felicity Rose

Francesco joined the project in 2016 working on Novel polymer microparticles and their influence on mesenchymal stem cell behaviour, mainly associated with RC3.

 

KirilKalenderski-web

PhD Student, Medicine & Health Sciences

Main supervisor Paul Williams

Kiril joined the project in 2016 working on Exploiting 3D synthetic bacterial communities to investigate virulence and antibiotic resistance, mainly associated with RC4.

Arsala Latif

Arsalan Latif

Arsalan Latif: PhD Student, Medicine & Health Sciences

Main supervisor Amir Ghaemmaghami

Arsalan joined the project in 2016 working on Developing immune instructive niches to promote healing and suppress fibrosis, mainly associated with RC4

 

 

 

 

Alumni

BenoitCouturaud-web

Benoit Couturaud

Previously a
PostDoctoral Research Fellow: School of Pharmacy, Molecular Therapeutics
and Formulation Division working on polymers for drug delivery in RC2

We said farewell to
Benoit in August 2016, and he has taken up a Marie Curie Fellowship at The University
of Warwick with Professor Rachel O’Reilly and Kristopher Thurecht (The
University of Queensland)

 

 

 

Next Generation Biomaterials Discovery

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