PhD students

  • Egle Morta Antanaviciute

    Research title:

    Nanovibrational bioreactor for production of bone graft from mesenchymal stem cells.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Eva Barcelona-Estaje

    Research title:

    Engineering surface mobility to control stem cell differentiation.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Sara Bartlome

    Research title:

    Investigating the potential for MSC-derived extracellular vesicles to induce breast cancer cell dormancy within the bone marrow.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Catherine Berry

    Caroline Busch

    Research title:

    Investigating Leukaemic Stem Cell – Opportune Remodelling of the Bone Marrow Microenvironment.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Catherine Berry

    Laila Damiati

    Research title:

    Impact of Nanotopography Titanium Surfaces in Enhancing the Osteogenesis and Bacteriostasis.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Sam Donnelly

    Research title:

    Using PEG hydrogels and MSCs to create a 3D bone marrow niche to support HSCs in vitro.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Katie Douglas

    Research title:

    Investigating Dormancy and Awakening of Pancreatic Cancer using Tunable 3D Hydrogels.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Martino Guiotto

    Research title:

    Regenerative medicine of peripheral nerve repair.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Mathis Riehle

    Ana San Felix

    Research title:

    Effect of forces and deformation of the substrate on MSCs metabolism and differentiation.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Nuttaporn Jarangdej

    Research title:

    Mechanobiology of stretch.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Mathis Riehle

    Thomas Laverty

    Research title:

    Extracellular vesicles, extracellular matrix and their effects on cancer cells.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Shijoy Mathew

    Research title:

    Manipulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation via Gold Nanoparticle-mediated Delivery of AntagomiRs.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Catherine Berry

    Wich Orapiriyakul

    Research title:

    Nanovibrational stimulation (Nanokicking) in a new biphasic 3D scaffold: the option for bone tissue engineering

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Vassilis Papalazarou

    Research title:

    Bioengineering microenvironments for pancreatic cancer cell invasion

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Michaela Petaroudi

    Research title:

    Bacterial engineering for the ex vivo expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    José Manuel Rey

    Research title:

    Collagen microgels for regenerative medicine.

    1st Supervisor:

    Dr Cristina Gonzalez-Garcia

    Sofia Perea Ruiz

    Research title:

    Bioengineering microenvironments to study mechanotransduction in MSCs.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Alvaro Sanchez-Rubio

    Research title:

    '3D Bioprinting: new materials and structures for tissue engineering.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron=Sanchez

    Stylianos Sarrigiannidis

    Research title:

    Collagen Calcium Phosphate Composite Devices for Bone Augmentation

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    David Shields

    Research title:

    Translation of Bioengineered Osteogenic Systems.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Robert Silverwood

    Research title:

    MicroRNA delivery for osteoporotic bone regeneration.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Mark Sprott

    Research title:

    Synergistic microenvironments to control stem cell fate.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Douglas Venters

    Research title:

    Injectable Hydrogels for Spinal Cord Regeneration.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

    Yinbo Xiao

    Research title:

    Bioengineering the hematopoietic stem cell niche.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Matt Dalby

    Haoming Wang

    Research title:

    Viscosity in the integrin-growth factor cross-talk.

    1st Supervisor:

    Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez