14:05 – Regenerative and Reconstructive Medicine

This session, chaired by Prof Ann Logan and Mr Tony Belli, looks at a range of subjects within the Regenerative and Reconstructive Medicine field, including ocular trauma, traumatic brain injury and bioengineering in trauma

  • Prof Ann Logan

    Prof Ann Logan

    Ann Logan is Professor of Molecular Neuroscience and Head of the Neuropharmacology & Neurobiology Section within the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at the University of Birmingham. Her research interests centre on the role of cytokines and growth factors in the scarring and regeneration responses of the injured CNS. She is particularly interested in developing a strategy of gene therapy to promote functional repair and reconstruction of damaged neural pathways in the CNS.

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  • Dr Stuart Harrisson

    Dr Stuart Harrisson

    Dr Harrisson is a Neurosurgery Specialist Registrar currently carrying out work towards a Doctorate in Medicine through the University of Newcastle. He has previously spent time at DSTL Porton Down working on several projects, including blast injury to the brain.

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  • Dr Liam Grover

    Dr Liam Grover

    Dr. Liam Grover is a Reader in Biomaterials Science and has been at the University of Birmingham since 2006. Prior to this time he was a Skeletal Health Scholar at McGill University, Montreal.

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  • Wg Cdr Rob Scott

    Wg Cdr Rob Scott

    As well as general ophthalmology, Wg Cdr Scott performs cataract and refractive surgery and he has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgery. In early 2012 he became the first person ever to be granted a personal chair by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Defence Medical Service, in recognition of his research in the treatment of eye injuries in military patients

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  • Mr Tony Belli

    Mr Tony Belli

    Mr Belli graduated from Tor Vergata University in Rome in 1992 with a degree in Medicine and Surgery. He completed a doctoral degree (MD) on neurobiochemistry of brain ischaemia and reperfusion at Tor Vergata University and then moved to the UK in 1994.

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