Dr. Peter Childs University of Strathclyde, UK1 Talk
Dr. Peter Childs PhD MInstP is a Chancellor’s Fellow within the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. His prior work has included research commercialisation activities as a Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellow and management of major translational research programmes at the University of Glasgow.... read more
He is currently leading research focused on the use of mechanical stimulation for tissue and stem cell engineering and has developed patented technologies for the in vitro mechanical stimulation of stem cells. The focus of this work is vibrational stimulation of osteogenesis in bone marrow and adipose derived stem cells. As part of this, he is a co-investigator on the European Horizon 2020 ‘Healikick’ consortium which is aiming for clinical translation of stem cell and biomaterial approaches to bone grafting.