Our Team

Surakshya Shrestha

PhD student: A microRNA delivery system to induce bone repair by mesenchymal stem cells

Supervisors: Jess Frith, John Forsythe

Margeaux Hodgson-Garms

PhD student: Analysis of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Compared to Tissue-Derived MSCs

Supervisors: Jess Frith, Mikael Martino (ARMI), Kilan Kelly (Cynata Therapeutics)

Maria del Rocio Garcia Cruz

Postdoctoral Research Fellow : Drug delivery of Bioactives for wound healing

PhD: Cardia 3D Bioprinting for myocardial regeneration

Supervisors: Laurence Meagher, David Kaye, Almar Postma, Jess Frith

Thuy Nguyen

PhD student: Mesenchymal stem cells encapsulated in hydrogel biomaterials for cartilage regeneration

Supervisors: John Forsythe, Jess Frith, Helmut Thissen (CSIRO)

Nasim Kiaie

PhD student: Using micro/nanostrutures to study mechanotransduction

Supervisors: Jess Frith, Victor Cadarso, Nico Voelcker

Aafreen Ansari

PhD student: Switchable hydrogels to study stem cell fate and patterning

Supervisors: Jess Frith, Alex Combes, John Forsythe, Vinh Truong

Aeolus Vilar

PhD student: Scaffolds for intervertebral disc repair

Supervisors: Jess Frith, Tony Goldschlager

Roshantha Perera

PhD student: Using micro/nanostrutures to study mechanotransduction

Supervisors: Victor Cadarso, Jess Frith, Nico Voelcker

Jason Taylor

PhD student: Micro and nanomanufactured smart surfaces to unlock the potential of multipotent stem cells

Supervisors: Victor Cadarso, Jess Frith, Nico Voelcker