Viorica Patrulea
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tel: +44 1865 617 655
Location: Institute of Biomedical Engineering

Viorica has obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2015, at the University of Geneva. During her previous postdoctoral studies at University of Geneva (Biopharmaceutical Sciences, headed by Prof Borchard), she developed a unique research program based on her expertise on polymer chemistry acquired during her PhD work. This was complemented by the knowledge of biological and pharmaceutical aspects of the development of formulations for wound healing and protection against infection.

Currently, she moved to the University of Oxford, Engineering Science (PIs: Prof Cui and Prof Ye), working on antimicrobial skin bioprinting and regeneration.

Her recent focuses are on: tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and antimicrobial agents development.

Tissue Engineering – Regenerative Medicine

Antimicrobial Bioprinted Skin Tissue Engineered Constructs for Wound Regeneration – project focused on skin bioprinting and regeneration.

  • 2021 – 2023: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Postdoc mobility grant (P400PM_194482) for 2 years
  • 2022 – 2023: Special Research Promotion Fund by the President of Tokyo University of Science Grant for running the in vivo work for 1 year
  • 2020: Second short-listed for Junior Assistant Professor at University of Saarland, Germany
  • 2020: Seal of Excellence from Marie Curie Skladonowska
  • 2019: Scholarship from Tokyo University of Science, Japan for Foreign Faculty Member Invitation Project
  • 2019: Galenus Support Prize (Galenus-Privatstiftung), Austria
  • 2018: Innovation (Innogap) Award, University of Geneva, Technologie 1037-A985 “Antibacterial dressing for improved wound care”
  • 2018: Innogap Grant, University of Geneva, Technologie 1037-A985 for 1 year
  • 2013: Research Grant funded by Sciex NMSch (project 12.191) for 1,5 years