Dr Oonagh Dwane

REMODEL:
Programme Manager & Scientific Research Associate (2010-Present)

Previously:
Director and Operational Committee, Galway City Partnership, Environmental Pillar of Social Partnership, Galway, Ireland (2010-2016)

Programme Officer, PRTLI IV, Environment and Climate Change: Impact and Response, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2009-2012)

Project Manager, EPA STRIVE, Enhancing human health through, improved water quality, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2008-2009)

Research Fellow, Martin Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2007-2008)

Consultant Scientist, Marine Institute, Abbotstown, Dublin, Ireland (2007-2008)

PhD in Zoology, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2002-2007)

Research Assistant, Zoology Department, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2001-2002)

MSc by Research in Marine Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2000-2001)

Research Assistant, Zoology Department, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (1999-2000)

BSc(Hons) in Marine Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (1995-1999)

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Mr Hector Capella

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Viscus Biologics to develop an extracellular matrix based tendon implant (2016-Present)

Previously:
Research assistant, School of Medicine, University College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (2014-2015)

MSc in Biotechnology, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain (2008-2013)

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Ms Zhuning Wu

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in functionalised collagen type II scaffolds for cartilage repair and regeneration (2014-Present)

Previously:
MEng in Biopharmaceutical Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (2013-2014)

BMBS in Clinical Medicine, Nanchang University, Nanchang, China (2008-2013)

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Ms Ana Carolina Fradinho

REMODEL:

PhD candidate in a collaborative project with STEMCELL Technologies to develop a serum free culture medium for cell phenotype maintenance (2016 – Present)

Previously:

MSc in Biomedical Engineering, NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal (2013-2015)

BSc in Biomedical Sciences, NOVA University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal (2010-2013)

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Mr Ignacio Sallent

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in cell-based therapies for tendon repair and regeneration (2017-Present)

Previously:

MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom (2015-2016)

BSc in Biology, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (2010-2014)

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Ms Rita Peixoto

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Neosurgical to assess the in vivo performance of medical devices (2016-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal (2013-2015)

BSc in Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal (2010-2013)

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Ms Diana Gaspar

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in biophysical and biochemical tools for cell phenotype maintenance (2012-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Bioengineering / Biomedical Engineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (2010-2012)

BSc in Engineering Sciences / Bioengineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (2007-2010)

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Ms Naledi Shologu

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in engineering in vitro pathophysiology models (2014-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Biomedical Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2013-2014)

BSc in Biomedical Science & Medical Biotechnology, Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland (2009-2013)

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Ms Eugenia Pugliese

REMODEL:

PhD candidate in the development of collagen-based scaffolds for regenerative medicine applications (2016-Present)

Previously:

Bsc degree in Industrial Biotechnology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy (2010-2013)

Msc degree in Industrial Biotechnology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy (2013-2015)

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Ms Anna Sorushanova

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in collagen characterisation for biomedical applications

Previously:
BSc in Biomedical Science (Hons), Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland (2009-2013)

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Mr Alessandro Dei

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Stemcell Technologies in cell-based therapies for tendon repair. (2017 – Present)

Previously:

MSc in Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Italy (2011-2014)

BSc in Biological and Molecular Sciences, University of Pisa, Italy (2007-2010)

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Mr Sergio Garnica-Galvez

REMODEL:
Ph.D. candidate in the engineering of in vitro microenvironments to promote adipose-derived stem cell differentiation towards tenogenic lineage (2016-Present)

Previously:

MSc in Advanced Biotechnology, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain (2014-2015)

BSc in Biotechnology, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain (2010-2014)

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Ms Sofia Ribeiro

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Medtronic to develop substrates with optimal surface topography and substrate rigidity for tendon tissue engineering (2016- Present)

Previously:
MSc in Biomedical Engineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (2011-2013)

BSc in Bioengineering / Biomedical Engineering, Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, Portugal (2008-2011)

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Mr João Coentro

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in cell-guiding collagen-based scaffolds for regenerative medicine applications (2015-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Bioengineering / Molecular Biotechnology, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (2012-2014)

BSc in Engineering Science / Bioengineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (2009-2012)

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Mr Kyriakos Spanoudes

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in cell-based therapies for tendon repair and regeneration (2013-Present)

Previously:
DVM in Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (2002-2013)

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Mr Kieran Fuller

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Vornia Biomaterials and Proxy Biomedical for the development of electro-spun polymeric meshes (2012-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Biomedical Science, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2009-2010)

BSc in Biochemistry, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2005-2009)

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Mr Andrea De Pieri

REMODEL:

PhD candidate in a collaborative project with Proxy Biomedical to develop scaffold-free tissue engineering strategies for tendon regeneration. (2016-Present)

Previously:

MSc in Medical Biotechnologies, Università degli studi di Padova, Padova, Italy (2013-2015)

BSc in Health Biotechnologies, Università degli studi di Padova, Padova, Italy (2010-2013)

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Ms Salomé Guillaumin

REMODEL:

PhD candidate in stem cell therapies for tendon regeneration ( 2016-Present).

Previously:

MSc in Regenerative Medicine, University of Paris-Saclay, France (2015-2016)

BSc in Cell biology and Ohysiology, University Blaise Pascal – Clermont-Ferrand, France (2013-2014)

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Mr Dimitrios Tsiapalis

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in tenogenic phenotype maintenance (2016-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Medical Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2013-2015)

BSc in Biology, University of Patras, Patra, Greece (2005-2012)

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Ms Christina Ryan

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in multifactorial approaches towards cell phenotype maintenance: Surface topography and substrate rigidity (2013-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Neuropharmacology, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland (2012-2013)

BSc in Neuroscience, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2011)

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Ms Valeria Graceffa

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in advanced therapy medicinal products for cartilage regeneration (2015-present)

Previously:
MSc in Molecular and Cellular Medical Biotechnology, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy (2009-2011)

BSc in Biotechnology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy (2005-2009)

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Mr Luis Delgado

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in modulating macrophage response with collagen-based devices (2012-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Materials Science, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain (2011-2012)

BSc in Materials Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain (2008-2011)

BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain (2004-2008)

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Ms Shubhasmin Rana

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in development and assessment of novel advanced therapy medical products for regenerative medicine.(2017-Present)

Previously:
MSc in Chemistry, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Odisha, India (2011-2013)

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Mr Andrea Rampin

REMODEL:
PhD candidate in the development of novel culture conditions for tenocytes (2016-Present)

Previously:

MSc in Biology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy (2014-2016)

BSc in Biological Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy (2010-2014)

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Mr. Adrian Djalali-Cuevas

REMODEL:
Ph.D. candidate in the development of in vitro microenvironments to transdifferentiate dermal fibroblasts towards tenogenic lineage (2016-Present)

Previously:

BSc. in Biology, Cell & Molecular Specialization, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain (2008-2014)

MSc. in Advanced Biotechnology, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain (2014-2015)

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