People

The Bioengineering Research Network is a cross-faculty initiative, involving academics from both Science & Engineering and Medicine & Dentistry supported by industrial and clinical partnerships, including Barts Health NHS Trust. 

Leadership Team

Bioengineering Research Network Director

Professor Elizabeth Tanner

Professor Elizabeth Tanner
Department School of Engineering and Materials Science

Professor Liz Tanner is Fellow Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), Royal Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE), Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), Fellow of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining (FIMMM), Fellow of the Institution of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), Chartered Engineer (CEng), Chartered Scientist (CSci).

Directors of Clinical Strategy

Prof Anthony Mathur

Prof Anthony Mathur
Department William Harvey Research Institute

Anthony provides clinical leadership, innovation experience, and a critical patient-leading perspective. His work focuses on developing novel treatments in gene therapy, stem cell therapies, and medical devices.

Dr Manoj Ramachandran

Dr Manoj Ramachandran
Department William Harvey Research Institute

Manoj provides clinical leadership, innovation experience, and a critical patient-leading perspective. His work focuses on developing strategies for musculoskeletal regeneration, medical devices, and digital medicine.

Director of Operations

Dr Helena Azevedo

Dr Helena Azevedo
Department School of Engineering and Materials Science

Helena brings solid international experience in bioengineering and developing large-scale initiatives. Her work focuses on self-assembling hyaluronan-peptide biomaterials for drug delivery, regenerative medicine, and biosensing.