Understanding the role of microenvironments including physical and chemical cues in influencing mesenchymal stem cell gene, protein and DNA methylation profiles. Investigating the potential of human platelet lysate as a xeno-free alternative to animal serum. Including the response of in vitro aged and sencenscent MSC populations to hPL exposure for proliferative rejeuvenation.
Society for Biological Engineering Conference Travel Grant - 2012
Hilton Head Conference for Regnerative Medicine Travel Award - 2011, 2012, 2013
Society for General Microbiology, International Travel Grant - 2008
British Pharmaceutical Conference, Best Poster Presentation - 2007
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), EngD Fellowship - 2005 to 2009