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Prof Hazel Screen
BEng MRes PhD(Lond) CEng


Research Group Members

Some of our group together with Professor Martin Knight's group on an away day to "Go Ape" - Summer 2016

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Dr Waugh
WAUGH, Charlie
Prof Screen
Dr Zamboulis

Current PhD Projects

Thesis Title
Developing a rat model of tendinopathy to investigate mechanobiology of the disease
Development of an Organ-chip Model to examine Muscle Degeneration
Factors Impacting Tissue Compliance in the Human Left Atrium and its Effect on Radiofrequency Ablation Success
Investigating human Achilles tendon biomechanics using novel ultrasound imaging approaches
Novel Models of Tendinopathy on a Chip
Organ-on-a-chip model of cartilage disease
The interfascicular matrix niche ? novel approaches to identify the aetiology of tendinopathy

Past PhD Projects

Thesis TitleYear
Investigating the Role of Elastin in Tendon Function2019
Mechanical and biochemical guidance of hMSC developmental trajectories monitored by cytoskeletal morphometrics2019
Advanced Polymeric Materials for Tendon Repair2018
The role of primary cilia in tendinopathy2018
Micro-patterning of peptide-based biomaterials2017
Prognosis and classification of multi-category diseases using biological data2017
The Effects of Loading Frequency on Tenocyte Matabolism2017
A novel fibre composite system to investigate tenocyte metabolism under physiological and pathological loading conditions.2016
Micro-structure reorganisation of the aortic heart valve under a biaxial loading condition2016
A Biomechanical Characterisation of Eccentric and Concentric Loading of the Triceps Surae Complex2013
Structure-Function Relationships in the Aortic Valve2012
The Influence of Microstructure on the Mechanical Behaviours of Tendons2010