Develop and translate medical devices and regenerative medicine for the treatment of orthopaedic and cardiovascular diseases and disabilities.
Biomedical Engineering research in the Faculty aims to deliver an innovation culture with a blend of goal orientated exploratory research, translation and training, integrating academia, industry and NHS at all levels of technology readiness from knowledge creation and discovery to market introduction.
Researchers in this area contribute the following members to the University of Leeds wide research institute, the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Key researchers in this area
- Dr Helen Berry, UAF in Cardiovascular Regenerative Therapies & Devices
Biological Scaffolds for Tissue Replacement and Regeneration, Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
- Dr Hazel Fermor, Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine
Musculoskeletal tissue repair, replacement and regeneration
- Prof Eileen Ingham, Professor of Medical Immunology
Tissue Replacement and Regeneration, Joint prostheses, Tissue engineering
- Prof Michael McPherson, Professor of Biomolecular Engineering, Director of the BioScreening Technology Group
Protein engineering and expression; directed evolution; Adhiron artificial binding proteins; copper oxidases; synthetic biology.
- Dr Neil Messenger, Lecturer in Biomechanics
Biomechanics of locomotion in health and disease.
- Prof Paul Millner, Professor in Bionanotechnology
Nano-scale engineering of surfaces for biosensor applications, nanoparticulate supports, bio-affinity systems
- Dr Ralf Richter, Associate Professor
Physical chemistry of biological systems
- Prof Joanne Tipper, Professor of Medical and Biological Engineering
Patient specific biological responses to total joint arthroplasties: New engineering solutions
- Dr Stacy-Paul Wilshaw, Visiting Lecturer
Tissue Replacement and Regeneration, Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering