Platform bioinks and bioassembly: high throughput screening and musculoskeletal regenerative medicine applications
BEHons (Canterbury), MASc (Toronto), PhD (UTwente)
Assoc Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand
Director CReaTE Group, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director UOtago Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine
Tim Woodfield is an RSNZ Rutherford Discovery Fellow and Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine (CReaTE Group), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Otago Christchurch. He is Principal Investigator in Regenerative Medicine, NZ MedTech Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) and Director of the Otago Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine. His research investigates stem cell and biomaterial-based strategies for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration. His pioneering technology platforms in Biofabrication and Additive Manufacturing applied to regenerative medicine of cartilage and bone, include: 3D spheroid Bioassembly, novel bio-ink/bio-resin development, advanced 3D tissue culture models and high throughput screening. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and proceedings. He is Vice President of the International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) and TERMIS Asia-Pacific Chapter Council member. He is Editorial Board member for Biofabrication, APL Bioengineering, and Frontiers in Bioengineering & Biotechnology.