Gwendolen Reilly has a BSc in Biology and Geology from the University of Manchester and a DPhil in Biology from the University of York. She has conducted post-doctoral research at the ETH in Switzerland and three US Universities; Penn State, U Pennsylvania and U of Illinois at Chicago. These studies focused on bone cell mechanotransduction, bone and cartilage differentiation and biomaterials. She is currently a lecturer in Tissue Engineering at the University of Sheffield, specializing in bone mechanobiology and mechanical stimulation of tissue engineering matrix in 3D bioreactor culture. Her funded projects concern orthopaedic implant biomaterials and material-dependant mechanical responses of bone cells. She has published 35 papers and 5 chapters/editorials in cell biology, biomechanics, bone and tissue engineering journals, with an H index of 16, and is on the international editorial board of eCells and Materials. She is active in the European Society of Biomechanics having served four years council as publications chair and newsletter editor.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012