Directors

Prof Matthew J Dalby
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Principal investigators

Dr Catherine Berry
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Dr Cristina Gonzalez-Garcia
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Prof Andrew Hart
Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit
Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Prof RM Dominic Meek
Orthopaedic surgery
Queen Elisabeth University Hospital

Prof Stuart Reid
Biomedical Engineering
University of Strathclyde

Dr Mathis Riehle
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Management

Andres Alba-Perez
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Richard Boyd
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Peter Childs
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Research Fellows/Assistants/Associates

Dr Paul Campsie
Biomedical Engineering
University of Strathclyde

Dr Marco Cantini
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Oana Dobre
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Tom Hodgkinson
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Dr Vineetha Jayawarna
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Virginia Llopis-Hernández
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Dr Kimia Mohammadi
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Vladimira Moulisova
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Alex Rodrigo-Navarro
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow

Dr Ewan Ross
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Dr Monica Tsimbouri
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Dr Jingli Yang
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Research Technicians

Carol Anne Smith
Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
University of Glasgow

Affiliated Clinicians

Ian Kennedy

Peter Young

 

PhD Students

Egle Morta Antanaviciute – Nanovibrational bioreactor for production of bone graft from mesenchymal stem cells.

Eva Barcelona-Estaje – Engineering surface mobility to control stem cell differentiation.

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

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

Hannah Donnelly – Synergistic integrin-growth factor microenvironments to bioengineer the bone marrow niche.

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

Katie Douglas – Investigating Dormancy and Awakening of Pancreatic Cancer using Tunable 3D Hydrogels” (co-supervised with Prof. Laura Machesky at the Beatson Institute)

Ross Gurden – Engineering stem cell niches.

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

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

Vassilis Papalazarou – Bioengineering microenvironments for pancreatic cancer cell invasion (co-supervised with Prof. Laura Machesky at the Beatson Institute)

Sofia Perea Ruiz – Bioengineering microenvironments to study mechanotransduction in MSCs.

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

José Manuel Rey – Collagen microgels for regenerative medicine.

Ana San Felix – Effect of forces and deformation of the substrate on MSCs metabolism and differentiation.

Stylianos Sarrigiannidis

David Shields – Translation of Bioengineered Osteogenic Systems.

Robert Silverwood

Mark Sprott – Synergistic microenvironments to control stem cell fate.

Paula Sweeten – Engineering stem cell niches.

Suzanne Thomson – Translational development of a three-dimensional bioactive conduit for peripheral nerve repair, through the application of topographical cues and stem cell support.

Sara Trujillo-Muñoz – Fibronectin-based gels.

Douglas Venters – Injectable Hydrogels for Spinal Cord Regeneration.

 

Former members

Hilary Anderson – PhD thesis at CeMi “Dynamic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation”. Currently Knowledge Exchange and Impact Officer, College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow.

Mark Bennett – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently Associate Medical Writer at Complete Medical Communications.

Jake Hay – PhD thesis at CeMi “Functional living biointerfaces to direct stem cell fate”.

Natasha Lewis – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Elie Ngandu Mpoyi – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently Postdoctoral Researcher at Delphine Gourdon’s Lab, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Anil Patel – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently Sales Account Manager North & Scotland for Stratech Ltd.

Nadira A Salah – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently Quality Assurance Consultant at Qserve Group.

Ricky Unadkat – PhD thesis at CeMi. Currently