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Prof Richard Day

Prof Richard Day

Professor of Regenerative Medicine Technology

Metabolism & Experi Therapeutics

Div of Medicine

Joined UCL
1st Jul 2007

Research summary

I lead the UCL Applied Biomedical Engineering Group, based in Division of Medicine. The group is affiliated to the Research Department of Metabolism and Experimental Therapeutics and forms part of the Centre for Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine.

My research interests are centered on the application of biomedical engineering to provide healthcare solutions for debilitating conditions, which contribute to the UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing. To enable this, we have inter-disciplinary research collaborations with other UCL groups in the Faculties of Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematical & Physical Sciences, and Medical Sciences, as well as clinical and surgical collaborations at the affiliated University College London Hospital. The group works closely with the UCL Translational Research Office and UCL Business to facilitate clinical translation and commercialization of our exciting and innovative technology.

For more information visit our website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/day-lab

Teaching summary

I am Programme Initiator and Co-Director of the MSc Precision Medicine run by UCL Division of Medicine.

I lead the Tissue Engineering Module (MECHGB07) on the MSc in Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering run by UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering (http://www.mecheng.ucl.ac.uk/learning/graduate/msc/biomaterials-tissue-engineering/).

I also teach on Allergy, Autoimmunity & Transplantation courses (INIM3006 and PATHG014) in the Division of Infection and Immunity, and on MSc/MEng courses in the Department of Biochemical Engineering.

My teaching interests include developing innovative methods for virtual learning environments that facilitate cross-discipline learning. This includes a Virtual Laboratory for the MSc Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering course.

Education

University College London
PGCLTHE, Academic studies in Higher Education | 2010
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
PhD, Medicine | 1998
Kingston University
BSc Hons, Biomedical Science | 1994
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