Miodownik wins Royal Society Faraday Prize and Lecture
“Professor Miodownik represents the excellent calibre of public engagement that the Michael Faraday Prize aims to celebrate." Professor Russell Foster CBE FMedSci FRS.Read more
(1st) Dr Rebecca Shipley, (2nd) Prof Astrid Limb, (3rd) Dr Tim Baker
Visual impairment and sight loss are costing the UK economy billions of pounds, with current treatments available unable to regenerate damaged cells and tissues in the eye. Spraying of cells directly into small rodents’ eye is one delivery mechanism that has been shown to promote cell proliferation and cell viability.
With glaucoma being the second world leading cause of blindness, developing an aerosol spray system, would promote cell delivery directly on the damaged area of the eye. This research combines computational and analytical modelling with product design and further biological knowledge.
Professor Mohan Edirisinghe, our Bonfield Chair of Biomaterials and Professor Angela Sasse, Head of Information Security Research at UCL Computer Science are among 50…Read more