Eileen Gentleman
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Research interests (short)

Biomaterials, stem cells, regeneration medicine, organoids, disease modelling

Biographical details

Eileen Gentleman is a Professor of Bioengineering in the Centre for Craniofacial and Regenerative Biology at King's College London. She is also the Academic Lead for Impact for the Faculty of Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Eileen joined Imperial College London in 2005 as post-doctoral research associate (Stevens Group) after completing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering (Tulane University, USA). In 2011, she was awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship and moved to King's where her research focuses on developing biomaterials to modulate the physical and biological properties of the 3D cell niche, which she uses for organoid-based disease modelling and tissue engineering applications. Her work has been published in Nature Materials, Nature Biomedical Engineering, PNAS, and Biomaterials. Eileen has received funding awards from the Wellcome Trust, the MRC, the EPSRC, the Rosetrees Trust, the Royal Society, and Orthopaedic Research UK, and is a recipient of both a Wellcome Image Award (2016) and an MIT Koch Institute Image Award (2016). In 2013 her work in regenerative medicine was recognised with a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University

Award Date: 12 Aug 2005


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