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Name Dr Wael Kafienah
Job title Senior Lecturer
Department School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cellmolmed/research/stem-cells/kafienah.html
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Qualifications BSc, PhD
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Committee Member of the British Society for Matrix Biology (BSMB)
Member of the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
Keywords embryonic stem cells
adult stem cells
induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells
tissue engineering
cartilage repair
skeletal regeneration
Areas of expertise Controlled differentiation of adult and embryonic stem cells to generate new replacement tissues with focus on skeletal tissue regeneration

Derivation of stem cell lines for the unlimited supply of therapeutic stem cells

Development of biomaterial based, stem cell therapeutic delivery systems
Languages (other than English)
Arabic spoken    written
Media experience Contributed to a few general public editorials