Research Team


Dr. Shani Samuel

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Effect of Growth Factors and Acidic Microenvironments on Discogenic Differentiation

Dr. Kevin Behan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Injectable Biomaterials for Musculoskeletal Regeneration

Chiara Borrelli

PhD Candidate

Development and Functional Assessment of a Decellularised Injectable Biomaterial Combined with Nasal Chondrocytes for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration

Emily McDonnell

PhD Candidate

In Silico Modelling and Development of Physiologically Relevant Organ Culture Systems for Assessment of Intervertebral Disc Cell-based Therapies

Peter Hyatt

MSc Candidate

Enhancing the bioactivity of 3D printed titanium, PEEK and PCL personalized implants for spinal orthopaedic applications

Suraj Panigrahi

MSc Candidate

Biofabrication and engineering of patient specific constructs for intervertebral disc replacement

Niamh Wilson

MAI Candidate

Design, fabrication and modelling of a high-throughput organoid-on-a-chip to assess nutrient microenvironmental effects for intervertebral disc regeneration

Caoimhe Murphy

MSc Candidate

4 Axis Printing for Engineering Intervertebral Disc Replacements

Alumni

Former Lab Members