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POSTPONED - Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Tim Woodfield

Let’s get personal: Orchestrating tissue development in Personalised and Regenerative Medicine

Getting “personal” with Tim during his IPL references his main basic science and translational research goals to orchestrate tissue development (specific to each patient’s needs, anatomy, disease type) for personalised medicine and regenerative medicine.

Tim’s IPL will describe his journey into science and engineering starting with his fascination in design and materials science, along with his involvement with Orthopaedic surgeons and University of Otago early-on in his undergraduate engineering degree in NZ. He will include key research achievements in cartilage tissue engineering and pioneering of 3D Printing and 3D Bio-printing technologies as a tool to orchestrate (stem) cell function and tissue development using biomaterials, leading to establishing the CReaTE Group and musculoskeletal regenerative medicine and 3D bio-printing at University of Otago Christchurch and in New Zealand over the last 15 years.

About Professor Tim Woodfield

Tim Woodfield is Research Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the University of Otago Christchurch, New Zealand.

He leads the Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering (CReaTE) Group within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and is Director of the University of Otago Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine.

He is Principal Investigator within the Medical Technologies Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), and holds an adjunct Professor at both Queensland University of Technology (Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation), and the University of Canterbury (Mechanical Engineering), as well as being Honorary Professor in the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland.

Date Tuesday, 25 August 2020
Time 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience Public,All University
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Inaugural Professorial Lecture
CampusChristchurch
DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (Christchurch)
LocationRolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Christchurch
Contact NamePaula de Roeper
Contact Phone+64 3 364 0294
Contact Emailpaula.deroeper@otago.ac.nz

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