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Advanced Materials in Medicine

Our people

We are a cohort of academics that spans several disciplines within The University of Manchester. We are led by a leadership team and steering committee and work alongside partners to align with health research challenges.

Leadership team

  • Julie Gough - Director, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Ania Jolly - Strategic Funding Manager, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
  • Sabina Hawthornthwaite - Research Strategy Coordinator, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Stephen Richardson - Director, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, Senior Lecturer in Cell and Tissue Engineering

Steering committee

  • Alex Casson - Bioelectronics theme lead. Reader in Materials, Devices and Systems, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Julie Gough - Director. Professor of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Lisa Hearty - Business Development Manager, Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials
  • Annalisa Tirella - Tissue engineering theme lead. Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
  • Ania Jolly - Strategic Funding Manager. Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
  • Kostas Kostarelos - Nanomedicine Theme Lead, Professor of Nanomedicine, FBMH
  • Rachel Lennon - Wellcome Trust senior research fellow in clinical science
  • Sabina Hawthornthwaite - Research Strategy Coordinator, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Alberto Saiani - Biomaterials theme lead. Professor of Molecular Materials, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Stephen Richardson - Director, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Project Management