SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Laura Ballerini (SCIENTIFIC EXTERNAL ADVISOR)
Full Professor of Physiology
International School for Advanced Studies SISSA-ISAS Trieste via Bonomea, 265 - 34136 Trieste ITALY
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Laura Ballerini research focuses on the interactions between neurons and nanomaterials or bioactive-nanodevices. Her scientific strategy is the convergence between biophysics, nanotechnology, chemistry and neurophysiology, potentially leading to a new generation of nanomedicine applications in neurology. After a post doc at UCL, she became associate and then full professor in physiology at the International School for Advanced Studies-SISSA, Trieste, Italy.
Philip LeDuc (SCIENTIFIC EXTERNAL ADVISOR)
William J. Brown Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Center for the Mechanics and Engineering of Cellular Systems
ETHICS BOARD COMPOSITION
Prof. Abhay Pandit
Director of Biomedical Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway; Galway, Ireland, H92 W2TY
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Professor Abhay Pandit is the Established Professor in Biomaterials. He is the Director of a Science Foundation Ireland funded Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) at the the National University of Ireland, Galway. He obtained a PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where his postgraduate work focussed on the modification of a fibrin scaffold to deliver a therapeutic biomolecule and resulted in a clinical trial at the Burn Centre. Prof Pandit has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of biomaterials.
Dr James Phillips|Reader in Regenerative Medicine
Co-Director of UCL Centre for Nerve Engineering
Vice-Dean (Innovation & Enterprise), UCL Faculty of Life Sciences
Department of Pharmacology, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX
+44(0)20 7753 5570
Dr Manuel Laranjeira
Neurosurgeon Specialist Spinal surgery, brain tumors and aneurysms.
Director of INC (Institute of Neurosciences), Porto, Portugal http://www.institutoneurociencias.com/neurocirurgia.html
Professor of Neurophisiology at ICBAS (Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar - U.Porto )