Advanced Materials in Medicine@Manchester will be hosting researches from both the University of Toronto and University of Melbourne for a half day workshop highlighting the biomaterials research conducted at these institutions, followed by information on funding available to develop international collaborations with these nations and institutions.
Registration and lunch will commence at 12:00, with a drinks reception following, ending at 18:00; please find the full programme below.
Register your interest here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/advanced-materials-in-medicinemanchester-international-biomaterials-tickets-62713674288
12:00 Lunch and registration
Prof. Steve Flint; Associate Vice-President – Internationalisation
13:10 Introduction and Welcome: Introduce Manchester Advanced Materials in Medicine research within Manchester – overview
Prof. Sarah Cartmell – AMM@MRC, Royce Institute and Biomaterials
Prof. Kostas Kostarelos – Graphene/2D health/Graphene Flagship
Session 1: Community Building
13:30 –15:30 International presentations:
13:30- 14:30: Toronto:
Paul Santerre - Professor & Baxter Chair in Health Technology & Commercialization: Overview of Toronto biomaterials research & Polymer Biodegradation and Drug Polymers.
Rita Kandel - Clinician-Scientist & Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital and Chair in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology:
Regenerative medicine, biological repair of joints, intervertebral discs.
Naomi Matsuura - Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering Medical Imaging Materials interacting strongly and specifically with imaging radiation
14:30-14:45min – Coffee in Great Hall
14:45 – 15:45 Melbourne:
Andrea O’Connor - Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering: Overview of Melbourne biomaterials research & Nano and Biomolecular Engineering - Tissue engineering Nanostructured materials; Bioprocess Engineering - Separations technology 3D printing.
Amanda Ellis - Professor in Chemical Engineering/Nanotechnology, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Novel polymer coatings, functionalised carbon nanotubes and graphene, microfluidics, genotyping and DNA nanotechnology, Membranes and biofilms.
Daniel Heath - Lecturer School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering: Blood-material interactions, Decellularization, Endothelialization of biomaterials, Extracellular matrix materials; Stem cell manufacturing.
15:45 – 16:00 – Coffee in Great Hall
Session 2: Funding Opportunities
16:00-16:20 – Internationalisation Funding Opportunities and Successes:
Prof. Steve Flint; Associate Vice-President – Internationalisation:
UoM Melbourne/Toronto funding schemes current successes and future opportunities
16:20– 16:25 Close of meeting Kostas Kostarelos and Sarah Cartmell
16:30 - 17:50 – Aperitif in south gallery