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A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Academic background
Sciences, Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Qualification
PhD
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (UOC)
Supervisors
Associate Professor Tim Woodfield, Professor Gary Hooper, Dr Khoon Lim

Overview

These research projects are offered by the Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering (CReaTE) Group.
https://www.otago.ac.nz/chchheart

Potential topics

  • Translational Regenerative Medicine strategies for cartilage and bone repair
  • 3D Biofabrication of osteochondral tissue engineered constructs for joint resurfacing
  • 3D Printing of nano-composite scaffolds for bone regeneration
  • Bio-assembly of organotypic 3D tissue models
  • In vivo evaluation of Additive Manufactured custom titanium orthopaedic implants
  • Optimising mesenchymal stem cell niche for musculoskeletal regenerative medicine
  • In vitro 3D culture models for mimicking native tissue organisation in vivo
  • Spectral (MARS) micro-CT imaging of cartilage and bone health

Contact

Rebekah Higgs
Email   rebekah.higgs@otago.ac.nz