FABWFind A Better Way – Regenerative medicine grant awarded to University of Glasgow [Link]



GuardianThe Guardian – ‘Off the shelf’ bone replacements offer life-changing help to landmine victims [Link]



TelegraphThe Telegraph – Good vibrations: ‘jiggling’ stem cells that turn into bone offer revolutionary new treatment for osteoporosis [Link]



RoyalSocRoyal Society Summer Exhibition 2016 – Giving stem cells a good (nano)kicking [Link]



Pitch@Palace Bootcamp – 2016



BBCBBC Reporting Scotland – Stem cells ‘nanokicked’ to grow new bone [Link]





Nikukar, H., Childs, P.G., Curtis, A.S.G., Martin, I.W., Riehle, M.O., Dalby, M.J., and Reid, S., 2016. Production of Nanoscale Vibration for Stimulation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells. (In Press)



Childs, P.G., Boyle, C.A., Pemberton, G.D., Nikukar, H., Curtis, A.S., Henriquez, F.L., Dalby, M.J. and Reid, S., 2015. Use of nanoscale mechanical stimulation for control and manipulation of cell behaviour. Acta biomaterialia. [Science Direct]

Pemberton, G.D., Childs, P., Reid, S., Nikukar, H., Tsimbouri, P.M., Gadegaard, N., Curtis, A.S. and Dalby, M.J., 2015. Nanoscale stimulation of osteoblastogenesis from mesenchymal stem cells: Nanotopography and nanokicking. Nanomedicine, 10(4), pp.547-560. [Nanomedicine]

Nikukar, H., Reid, S., Riehle, M.O., Curtis, A.S. and Dalby, M.J., 2014. Control of Mesenchymal Stem-Cell Fate by Engineering the Nanoenvironment. Stem-Cell Nanoengineering.-2015. []



Curtis, A.S., Reid, S., Martin, I., Vaidyanathan, R., Smith, C.A., Nikukar, H. and Dalby, M.J., 2013. Cell interactions at the nanoscale: Piezoelectric stimulation. NanoBioscience, IEEE Transactions on, 12(3), pp.247-254. [IEEE]

Nikukar, H., Reid, S., Tsimbouri, P.M., Riehle, M.O., Curtis, A.S. and Dalby, M.J., 2013. Osteogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells by nanoscale mechanotransduction. ACS nano, 7(3), pp.2758-2767. [ACS Nano]