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c tissue engineering
biomaterials

Substitution, scaffolding or splinting is needed for tissues that are not able to self-renew; this may be due to ageing and diseases of ageing, trauma or degenerative conditions.

In this research area, the Department focuses on the technologies and clinical applications of providing substitute tissues (both synthetic and natural) and/or cells for implantation into the body, or promoting tissue remodelling for the purpose of replacing, repairing, regenerating, reconstructing, or enhancing function.

We are focusing on the biology, biochemistry, biomechanics, design and manufacture of structures for artifical materials, bioactive materials, surface modification, delivery systems and smart implants that respond to the changing environment.

Academic staff in this area