CNE Networking Event - Autumn 2017
The aim of this event is to bring together the communities at UCL and UCL Hospitals undertaking research relevant to nerve engineering, and to promote new collaborations and projects. It will take place on Tuesday 28th November, 2-5pm in G11 at Senate House, and will include a combination of short research talks and poster sessions. All are welcome – please email us if you would like more information.
2-3pm Introductions and Short Talks
Kristjan Jessen – Why do repair Schwann cells fail?
James Phillips – Using cells, drugs and tissue engineering to repair nerves
Ivana Drobnjak – Microstructure Imaging of Nerves with Diffusion MRI
Simon Walker-Samuel – Imaging and simulating tissue microstructure
Nader Saffari – Ultrasound-mediated neuromodulation in the peripheral nervous system
3-4pm Posters and Refreshments
4-5pm Short Talks
David Holder – Imaging fascicular activity in nerves with Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)
Gareth Williams – The Hydrogel that Jack Built
Becky Shipley – Mathematical Modelling for Nerve Tissue Engineering
Sunthar Mahalingam – On Novel Advanced Forming for Nerve Tissue Engineering
Nick Ovenden – Structural Mechanics of Nerve Tissue
Jess Healy – Kinetic target guided synthesis as a tool for chemical biology and drug discovery