Our Chief Investigators posses a diverse range of complementary skills and expertise that fuel the research projects across our three research themes. Their contributing expertise to the Centre is listed below, and you can follow the links to their professional profiles.

Mechanopharmacology – Professor Alastair Stewart (Centre Director)

  • View an animation that demonstrates the way TGF-beta is activated mechanically

Nanostructured materials – Professor Nico Voelker (Deputy Director Translation & Monash Node Leader)

Molecular Endocrinology & PharmacologyProfessor Kevin Pfleger (Deputy Director Entrepreneurship & UWA Node Leader)

NeuroregenerationProfessor Alice Pebay (Senior ECR Mentor)

Tissue EngineeringProfessor Andrea O’Connor

BiomechanicsProfessor Peter Lee

Translational ProteomicsDr Jonathan Mangum

MechanobiologyProf Chwee Teck Lim

Stem Cell ScienceA/Prof Megan Munsie

Medical bionics applications – Dr Tatiana Kameneva

Developmental NeuroscienceA/Prof Mirella Dottori

Nano–bio interfaces – Dr Roey Elnathan

Vascular engineering – Dr Barry Doyle

Bioimaging for Translational EngineeringDr Brendan Kennedy

Brain growth and diseaseDr Julian Heng

Mechanical testing of materialsProf Timothy Sercombe

Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics – Prof Colin Pouton

BiotherapeuticsProf Minghao Zheng

EntrepreneurshipProf Timothy Mazzarol