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Nazia Mehrban

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Senior Research Fellow

Ear Institute, University College London 

Expertise: Regenerative Medicine; Tissue Engineering; Biomaterials; Peptide Chemistry; Hydrogels

The area of research I work on is called regenerative medicine. I specialise in materials that can be mixed with a person’s cells to make them new skin or new bone or new muscles!

image of Nazia Mehrban. She is wearing a purple t-shirt and smiling at the camera.

More about Nazia:

I am a scientist working on medical research. I design materials that help fix patients and are put into the body by surgeons. At the moment I’m making robot muscles that will help people move again!

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