MBPhD Programme




September 2011

Current Position: 

Qualified: 2016

PhD title: 

Development of a tissue engineered dermal scaffold

Principal Supervisor: 

Professor Alex Seifalian - Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

Funding Source: 

Rosetrees Charitable Trust and MRC DTG

Description of Project:



Yildirimer L, Seifalian AM, Butler PE. Surface and mechanical analysis of
explanted Poly Implant Prosthèse silicone breast implants. Br J Surg. 2013
May;100(6):761-7. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9094. Epub 2013 Mar 8.

Yildirimer L, Thanh NT, Loizidou M, Seifalian AM. Toxicology and clinical
potential of nanoparticles. Nano Today. 2011 Dec;6(6):585-607. PubMed PMID:

Yildirimer L, Thanh NT, Seifalian AM. Skin regeneration scaffolds: a
multimodal bottom-up approach. Trends Biotechnol. 2012 Dec;30(12):638-48. doi:
10.1016/j.tibtech.2012.08.004. Epub 2012 Sep 14. Review. .

Rizvi SB, Yildirimer L, Ghaderi S, Ramesh B, Seifalian AM, Keshtgar M. A novel
POSS-coated quantum dot for biological application. Int J Nanomedicine.
2012;7:3915-27. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S28577. Epub 2012 Aug 2.

Ahmed M, Yildirimer L, Khademhosseini A, Seifalian AM. Nanostructured
materials for cardiovascular tissue engineering. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2012
Jun;12(6):4775-85. Review.

Tan A, Yildirimer L, Rajadas J, De La Peña H, Pastorin G, Seifalian A. Quantum
dots and carbon nanotubes in oncology: a review on emerging theranostic
applications in nanomedicine. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2011 Aug;6(6):1101-14. doi:
10.2217/nnm.11.64. Review.

Baguneid M, de Mel A, Yildirimer L, Fuller BJ, Hamilton G, Seifalian AM. In
vivo study of a model tissue-engineered small-diameter vascular bypass graft.
Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2011 Jan-Feb;58(1):14-24. doi: 10.1002/bab.8.