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Vahitha Abdul Salam

Dr Vahitha Abdul Salam

Lecturer

Centre for Cardiovascular Medicine and Device Innovation
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/abdulsalamvahitha.html

Endothelial dysfunction, Vascular remodelling, proteomics, chloride intracellular channel protein, pulmonary hypertension

Ezra Aksoy

Dr Ezra Aksoy

Lecturer

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 7732 373870

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/aksoyezra.html

intestinal immunity, intestinal repair and regeneration, host-microbiome interactions, nutrient sensing pathways, phosphoinositol 3-kinase biology, inflammasome

William Alazawi

Dr William Alazawi

Reader & Consultant in Hepatology

Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-immunobiology/staff/william-alazawi.html
Helena Azevedo

Dr Helena Azevedo

Reader in Biomedical Engineering & Biomaterials

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/h.azevedo

Biomaterials, Peptides, Hydrogels, Hyaluronic Acid, Self-assembly, Tissue interfaces

Fran Balkwill

Prof Fran Balkwill

Deputy Lead, Centre for Tumour Microenvironment

Barts Cancer Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.bartscancer.london/staff/professor-fran-balkwill/

cancer, tumour microenvironment, multi-cellular models, ovarian cancer, extracellular matrix, immunotherapy

Adrian Biddle

Dr Adrian Biddle

DHT Lecturer in Animal Replacement Science
Organizer for the Organ-on-a-chip e-Symposia

Centre for Cell Biology & Cutaneous Research, Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/all-staff/profiles/adrian-biddle.html

cancer stem cells, tumour metastasis, 3D tumour invasion, metastasis on a chip, organ-on-a-chip, machine learning

Diana Blaydon

Dr Diana Blaydon

Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research
Blizard Institute

Skin, Epidermal barrier, Monogenic skin conditions, Cell-cell adhesion, 3D models

Claire Bourke

Dr Claire Bourke

Lecturer/Research Fellow

Immunology, Population Health, Malnutrition, Inflammation, Maternal and child health

Matthew Caley

Dr Matthew Caley

Lecturer in Cell Biology

Blizard Institute,
Queen Mary University of London
07971 890473

Skin, Lipids, rare diseases, screening, Extracellular Matrix, Laminin 332

Jose Rafael Castrejon-Pita

Dr Jose Rafael Castrejon-Pita

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering and Material Science
Queen Mary University of London
07897 216572

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/r.castrejonpita

Skin Bioreactors, Droplets, Fluids, Instrumentation, manufacturing, skin

Emma Chambers

Dr Emma Chambers

Lecturer

Centre for Immunobiology, Blizard Institute
Queen Mary University of London

ageing, senescence, lung, asthma, immunology, immunosenescence

Li Chan

Dr Li Chan

Reader in Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism

Centre for Endocrinology
Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/chanli.html

Obesity, HPA, Melanocortin receptors, Accessory proteins, Appetite, Stress

Paul Chapple

Prof Paul Chapple

Professor of Molecular Cell Biology

Centre for Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/chapplepaul.html

Cancer, Neuronal

Tina Chowdhury

Dr Tina Chowdhury

Senior Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 7560

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.t.chowdhury
John Connelly

Dr John Connelly

Reader in Bioengineering
CPM grant funding strategy lead and manager of CREATE lab

Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 7160

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-cell-biology-and-cutaneous-research...

skin, 3D bioprinting, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine

Neil Dufton

Dr Neil Dufton

Lecturer in Inflammatory Sciences

The William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

Endothelial to mesenchymal transition, Vascular biology, Endothelial heterogeneity, Liver fibrosis, NASH

Liliane Fossati-Jimack

Dr Liliane Fossati-Jimack

Senior Scientific Officer

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 8194

Paolo Gallipoli

Dr Paolo Gallipoli

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Acute myeloid leukaemia, Biology, Metabolism, Therapy

Carles Gaston-Massuet

Dr Carles Gaston-Massuet

Senior Lecturer in Endocrine Genetics

SMD
Center of Enodcrinology, William Harvey Research Institute
07813 785064

Endocrinology, Hypothalamus-pituitary axis, genetics, development, tumour biology, endocrine system

Julien Gautrot

Prof Julien Gautrot

Professor in Biomaterials and Biointerfaces

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/research/j.gautrot

Hydrogels, Microfabrication, 3D Printing, Mechanosensing, Microvascularisation, Pericytes

Steve Greenwald

Prof Steve Greenwald

Professor of Cardiovascular Mechanics

Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 3246 0178

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-cell-biology-and-cutaneous-research...
Richard Grose

Prof Richard Grose

Professor of Cancer Cell Biology

Barts Cancer Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
020 7882 3574

www.groselab.com

Cellular crosstalk, 3D modelling, Breast Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Receptor tyrosine kinases, Fibroblast Growth Factors

Eleni Hagi-Pavli

Dr Eleni Hagi-Pavli

Senior Lecturer

Dental Institute, Centre for Oral Immunobiology and Regenerative
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/dentistry/people/profiles/drelenihagipavli.html
Gunnel Halldén

Dr Gunnel Halldén

oncolytic virus, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer

Karin Hing

Dr Karin Hing

Reader in Biomedical Materials

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/k.a.hing

Bone regeneration, Hierarchical porosity scaffolds, Synthetic mineral, 3D models

Adrian Hobbs

Prof Adrian Hobbs

Professor of Cardiovascular Pharmacology

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 5778

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/hobbsadrian.html
Thomas Iskratsch

Dr Thomas Iskratsch

Reader in Cardiovascular Mechanobiology and Bioengineering
CPM Industrial Engagement lead and Director of PREMMIR Centre for Doctoral Training

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 3674

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.iskratsch

Cardiovascular Mechanobiology, Mechanosensing, Cardiovascular Disease, Micro-/Nanopatterning, 3D models

Ahmed Ismail

Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Lecturer in Fluid Dynamics

School of Engineering and Material Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/a.ismail

Microfluidics, Electrospray, Dynamics of Drops, Microencapsulation, 3D Bioprinting

David Kelsell

Prof David Kelsell

Professor of Human Molecular Genetics

Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research, Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
07884 186259

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/all-staff/profiles/david-kelsell.html

keratinocyte, keratinisation disorders, cell communication, cardiomyopathy

Martin Knight

Prof Martin Knight

Professor of Mechanobiology
Co-Director of the Centre for Predictive in vitro Models
Director of the QM+Emulate Organs-on-Chips Centre

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 8868

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/m.m.knight

organ-on-a-chip, arthritis, cancer, mechanobiology, cartilage, inflammation

Rob Krams

Prof Rob Krams

Professor

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
07972 413211

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/r.krams
Steffi Krause

Prof Steffi Krause

Professor of Electroanalytical Systems

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 3747

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/s.krause

electrochemistry, photoelectrochemical imaging, functional cell imaging, biosensors

David Lee

Prof David Lee

Professor of Cell & Tissue Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/d.a.lee

Mechanobiology, Stem cell biology, Circadian biology, Musculoskeletal, Energy metabolism, Cartilage

Yung-Yao Lin

Dr Yung-Yao Lin

Lecturer

Centre for Genomics and Child Health, Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/all-staff/profiles/yung-yao-lin.html

Human induced pluripotent stem cells, CRISPR genome editing, Neuromuscular disorders, Disease modelling, Regenerative medicine, Tissue engineering

Kenneth Linton

Prof Kenneth Linton

Professor of Protein Biochemistry

Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-cell-biology-and-cutaneous-research...
Simon McArthur

Dr Simon McArthur

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Dental Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/dentistry/people/profiles/simonmcarthur.html

Blood-brain barrier, Gut-brain axis, Gut microbiota, Neuroinflammation, Dementia

Neil McCarthy

Dr Neil McCarthy

MRC Career Development Fellow; Lecturer in Immunology
CPM Theme lead - Infectious Disease & Inflammation Models

Centre for Immunobiology, The Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 2326

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/all-staff/profiles/neil-mccarthy.html

Intestine, Inflammation, Candida, Fungus, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis

Peter McCormick

Dr Peter McCormick

Reader in Molecular Pharmacology

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/mccormickpeter.html

G-protein coupled receptors, Neurological diseases, Obesity, Drug discovery

Lou Metherell

Prof Lou Metherell

Professor of Endocrine Genetics

Centre for Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/metherelllou.html

Genetics, Adrenal insufficiency, Endocrinology, Cardiomyopathy, Growth retardation

Tom Nightingale

Dr Tom Nightingale

Senior Lecturer

The William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/nightingaletom.html

Intracellular Trafficking, Endothelial cells, Haemostasis, Inflammation, Weibel Palade Bodies, Cell Junctions

Lucy Norling

Dr Lucy Norling

Versus Arthritis Senior Fellow
CPM ECR Mentoring, Social Media and Public Engagement Lead

Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/norlinglucy.html

Musculoskeletal, Leukocyte Trafficking, Omega-3, Chemotaxis

Luigi Ombrato

Dr Luigi Ombrato

Group Leader / Lecturer

Tumour Microenvironment, Metastasis, Immune cells, Stromal cell

Patrick Pallier

Dr Patrick Pallier

Lecturer in Neuroscience

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London, The Blizard Institute
+44 (0)20 7882 2284

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-neuroscience-surgery-and-trauma/staff...

Neuroprotection, Neurorepair, Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, Ageing and neurodegeneration, Development of new drugs

Matteo Palma

Dr Matteo Palma

Reader in Nanoscience

Department of Chemistry, School of Physical and Chemical Science
Queen Mary Univeristy of London

research.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/m.palma/

Nanoscale bioengineering, DNA Nanotechnology, Biosensors, 1D and 2D Nanostructures, Nanopatterning

Barrie Peck

Dr Barrie Peck

ECR/Lecturer

Barts Cancer Institute, Department of Tumour Biology
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 3558

www.bartscancer.london/staff/dr-barrie-peck/
Daniel Pennington

Prof. Daniel Pennington

Professor of Molecular Biology and Centre Lead for Immunobiology

Centre for Immunobiology, Blizard Institute, School of Medicine
Queen Mary University of London
02078822302

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/all-staff/profiles/daniel-j-pennington.html

Immunology, T cells

Mauro Perretti

Prof Mauro Perretti

Professor of Immunopharmacology

Therapeutic Innovation, Inflammation, Arthritis, Joint disease, Fibrosis

Simon Rawlinson

Dr Simon Rawlinson

Reader in Dental Hard Tissue Biology

Bone, Mechanobiology, Strain, Shear

Hazel Screen

Prof Hazel Screen

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Co-Director of the Centre for Predictive in vitro Models
Director of the UK Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/h.r.c.screen

musculoskeletal, mechanobiology, organ-on-a-chip, matrix, tendon, joint

Julia Shelton

Prof Julia Shelton

Professor of Biomechanical Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/j.shelton
Greg Slabaugh

Prof Greg Slabaugh

Director of the Digital Environment Research Institute

Computer vision, Machine learning, Deep learning, Imaging

Egle Solito

Dr Egle Solito

Reader in Immunobiology

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/solitoegle.html

Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB), Immunobiology, Inflammation, Cerebrovascular Dementia, Ageing, Metabolism

Yi Sui

Dr Yi Sui

Reader in Fluid Mechanics

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/y.sui

computational modelling of cells in flows, microfluidics cell sorting, real-time AI algorithms

Liz Tanner

Professor Liz Tanner

Bonfield Professor of Biomedical Materials

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 6785

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/k.e.tanner
Andrew Tinker

Prof Andrew Tinker

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/tinkerandrew.html

iPSC, cardiomyocytes

Wen Wang

Prof Wen Wang

Vice-Principal and Executive Dean

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

David Wareham

Dr David Wareham

Centre for Immunobiology, Blizard Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/staff/centre-for-immunobiology/staff/david-wareham.html
Qingzhong Xiao

Prof Qingzhong Xiao

Professor of Stem Cell and Cardiovascular Disease

William Harvey Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/xiao-qingzhong-.html

Stem cell, Vascular cell biology, Vascular disease, Non-coding RNAs, Molecular biology, Vascular development