Bone Tissue Engineering

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Research

Key Personnel :

​​ Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Teoh Swee Hin
-Chair, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
-Director, Renaissance Engineering Programme
PhD Monash University 
BEng(Hons) Monash University 
Email:
TEOHSH@ntu.edu.sg
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Chong Seow Khoon, Mark
 -Lecturer
PhD (NUS) Email:
markchong@ntu.edu.sg
In vitro Disease Modeling based on Tissue-Engineered Vascularized Bone

Jan-Thorsten Schantz
-Habilitation Technische Universitat Munchen 

PD(Privatdozent)
PhD (NUS)
MD(Albert Ludwigs University)

Email:
jtschantz@lrz.tumuenchen.de
Guided Bone Regeneration

 

Key Collaborators:

  Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Ali Khademhosseini
-Visiting Professor (BIE,NTU)
-Associate Professor
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
 -Brigham and Women's Hospital
 -Harvard Medical School
PhD (MIT) Email:
alik@rics.bwh.harvard.edu
Tissue Engineering by Microscale and Nanoscale Technologies

Charles James Kirkpatrick
-Visiting Professor (BIE,NTU)
-Professor

 Director Institute of Pathology
-University Medical Center
-Johannes Gutenberg University

MB (Queen's University)
PhD (Queen's University)

Email:
kirkpatrick@uni-mainz.de

 

Cell-Tissue Interaction with Biomaterials
Dietmar Hutmacher
-Visiting Professor (BIE,NTU) 
 -QUT Chair in Regenerative Medicine
 -Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
 -Queensland University of Technology
PhD (NUS)

Email:
DHutmacher@ntu.edu.sg

 

Biomedical Engineering
Medical Physiology
Goh Bee Tin
-National Dental Centre Singapore Clinical - Oral 
-Maxillofacial Surgery Senior Consultant Clinical Senior Lecturer
-NUS Faculty of Dentistry Department of Oral 
 Maxillofacial Surgery CFS
BDS (Singapore), 
MDS (Oral Maxillofacial Surgery)(Singapore), 
FDS RCS (Edin), FAMS, PhD (Nijmegen)

Email: 
gohbee@starhub.net.sg

 

Oral and Craniofacial Implant Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Orthognathic Surgery
James Tan
 -Associate Consultant Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 
MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), MMed (Orth), FRCS

Email:
tan.chung.hui@alexandra health.com.sg

 

Shoulder Joint and the Upper Limb Surgery
Xu Chen Jie
Assistant Professor
PhD (Brown University)

Email:
CJXu@ntu.edu.sg

 

Designing smart materials for disease diagnosis and therapy, designing
stimulus-responsive nanomaterials for cancer diagnosis and therapy 

 

Research Fellows

Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Noreen Ishak PhD (Monash University, Australia)

Email:
noreen.i@ntu.edu.sg

Layer by layer Tissue Engineering for Bone Regeneration
Wen Feng PhD (NUS, GPBE, Singapore)

Email:
wenfeng@ntu.edu.sg 

Development of Composite scaffolds for Oral Bone Reconstruction
Ammar Hassanbhai PhD (NUS,  Microbiology, Singapore)

Email:
ahassanbhai@ntu.edu.sg

Decellularized Organ Tissue for Bone Regeneration

 

Project Officers

Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Jayaraman Praveena MSc jayaraman.p@ntu.edu.sg Development of Nanofiber Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration
Jin Zhiyao BE

Email:zyjin@ntu.edu.sg

 

Stimulation of Stem Cells for Osteogenic Differentiation

 

Postgraduate students

Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Lim Jing  (2012-2015) BE Email: Development of Composites for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Asaf Cohen (2012-2016) BE

Email:
ASSA0001@e.ntu.edu.sg

Development of Smart Catheters
Akhilandeshwari Ravichandran (2012-2016) BSc

Email:
AKHI0004@e.ntu.edu.sg

Bioreactor Technology for Bone Tissue Engineering
Padmaja Anand(2012-2016) BSc

Email:
PADMAJA001@e.ntu.edu.sg

Development of 3D Tumour Model for Anti-Cancer Drug Testing
Madhura Satish Bhave(2014-2018) BSc

Email:
MADHURAS001@e.ntu.edu.sg

Bacterial Therapy Against Cancer
Charles Lau (2015-2019) MSc

Email:
CLAU012@e.ntu.edu.sg

Decellularization of Fish Skin for Tissue Engineering Applications

 

Undergraduate students

Name Qualifications Contact Research Area
Neo Xuan Hao Edwin  

ENEO003@e.ntu.edu.sg

Pulsed electromagnetic field induction of osteoblasts
Choo Hua Biao  

CHOO0129@e.ntu.edu.sg 

Surface treatment of biomedical polymer through plasma technology
Michelle Ng Hui Xuan  

MICH0047@e.ntu.edu.sg 

Protective coatings for dental applications
Nicole Toh Jia Yi  

NICO0016@e.ntu.edu.sg

Coatings for selective cell binding and releasing in cell isolation applications
Lim Hui Hsing  

LIMH0122@e.ntu.edu.sg 

Elastin preservation of decellularized animal tissues
Yong Kim Yeow  

B130007@e.ntu.edu.sg 

Parametric studies in cyclic compression bioreactor for bone tissue engineering
Nwe Nwe Linn Oo  

NOO001@e.ntu.edu.sg 

Multimode bioreactor system for bone tissue engineering
Tan Jian Xiong  

B120009@e.ntu.edu.sg

Decellularization of Tilapia fish skin and scales for tissue engineering applications

 

 

Grants Awarded 

2015: Bone tissue regeneration using 3-D disc- shape Polycaprolactone-Tricalcium Phosphate (PCL-TCP) scaffolds in combination with bone marrow-derived mesenchymal progenitor cells in a rabbit study-in vitro and vivo study [NDC Grant for 100K].
2014: Translational Bone Tissue Engineering [MOU-NTU- National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) for $1M].
2013: Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine [NTU Start-Up Grant for $500K]
2013: Development of Tissue Engineered Bone as a Model for the Study of Cancer Metastasis [NMRC Grant for 200K].
2013: Engineered bone tissue for the modeling of metastatic skeletal disease - SGD$100,000 [ARF Tier 1 Grant for 100K].
2012: Bone Tissue engineering [NTU Start-Up Grant for $600K]
 
 
                                                                                                                          Updated on 15 October 2015