Dr Vanessa HearndenThe University of Sheffield (Department of Materials Science and Engineering)

    Dr Hearnden started as a lecturer in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering at the University of Sheffield in 2015. Dr Hearnden’s research focuses on tissue engineering as a tool to both understand the fundamentals of disease processes and to develop novel diagnostic and treatment strategies. With expertise in primary cell biology and three-dimensional cell biology Dr Hearnden’s work focuses on developing regenerative medicine strategies to improve soft tissue wound healing with a strong interest in adipose derived therapies.