Professor Harshad A. Navsaria BSc, MSc, PhD
Research Position - Professor in Cell and Tissue Engineering
Centre for Cutaneous Research
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
4 Newark Street
London E1 2AT
Harshad A. Navsaria is the Professor in Cell and Tissue Engineering at the Centre for Cutaneous Research, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London . He has been working in the field of keratinocyte biology and tissue engineering for the past 21 years.
Prof Navsaria is a member of the European Tissue Culture Society, founder member of the European Tissue Engineering Society, the British Burns Association, the British Society of Investigative Dermatology, the European Society of Dermatological Research, the European Tissue Repair Society, and the Tissue Engineering Society (USA). He has served as a consultant to Fidia Advanced Biopolymers ( Italy ), Steifel ( UK ) and Convatec ( UK & USA ). Prof Navsaria also serves as a consultant to St. Andrew's Burns Centre, Broomfield Hospital to direct and supervise research activities including clinical application of tissue engineered skin for burn patients. He has served as a board member on the scientific advisory committee for Purdue University , USA on tissue engineering. Recently the British Ambassador to Paraguay invited him and Dominican Republic to give a series of lectures on advances in science for improved burn treatment and is currently establishing a skin bank in Asuncion . Within the School he is the Academic Dean and chairs the School Board. He publishes articles in peer reviewed journals detailing his research in the field of keratinocyte biology including reviews and book chapters.