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Materials Engineering & Material-Tissue Interactions

Division C - Department of Engineering

Studying at Cambridge

 

Alex Justin

Alex Justin

PhD Student

Hughes Hall


Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 748534

Research Interests

Collagen-Based Vascular Networks for Tissue Engineering

One of the primary objectives of tissue engineering is the in vitro generation of synthetic tissues and organs. However an unsolved problem exists concerning vascular network generation, preventing their formation. In this project, we use cellularized collagen hydrogels with various channel-forming fabrication techniques to create vascularized tissue, working towards solutions to this interdisciplinary problem.

Collaborators

Dr Roger Brooks (Division of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge)