Towards a Tissue Engineered Model of a Joint on a Chip
Prof M.P. Lewis, Dr A Capel
Applications accepted all year round
This research project aims to develop a multi-tissue platform that integrates many of the structural tissue components of a musculoskeletal joint; bone, tendon, muscle, cartilage and ligament.
Novel protein pathways regulating adipose tissue expansion during weight gain
Prof G Nixon, Dr J Rochford
19 April 2019
Adipose (fat) tissue expands during excessive food intake. While this is a normal physiological process to store energy, in sedentary individuals or those on a prolonged high fat diet, adipose tissue expansion can particularly occur abdominally, around several different organs.