Prof Stuart Forbes, University of Edinburgh


Stuart Forbes is Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine and Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh. He trained in Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, undertook a PhD at Imperial College and worked in London as a Hepatologist before returning to Edinburgh in 2006.

Stuart’s research aims to understand how the liver regenerates itself and where this goes wrong in liver failure and to be able to promote healthy liver regeneration and reduce the formation of liver cirrhosis and cancer. His research spans from bench to bedside developing novel clinical trials at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

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Dr Robin Morton, University of Edinburgh

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The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the Engineered Cell Environment Hub includes senior academic, industrial and regulatory experts to provide independent advice regarding the Hubs activities and future strategy to ensure scientific excellence.

The goal of the SAB is to steer and challenge the Hub in its development and delivery of our scientific and translational objectives. The Engineered cell environment Advisory Board consist of the following members:


Prof Humphrey Hodgson
Honorary Emeritus, UCL

Dr Pam Robey
National Institutes of Health

Prof Tushar Desai
Stanford University

Prof Stephen Duncan
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr Michaela Sharpe
Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

Dr Davide Gianni