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Ketan Patel

Portrait of Ketan Patel
  • Professor
  • Head of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
  • Research Exercise Framework 2014 Lead    


  • Part 1: Human Physiology
  • Part 2: Module leader: Animal, Plant and Microbial Development, Module leader: Human Embryology and development
  • Part 3: Module leader: Neurobiology
  • Masters: MRes in Biomedical Research

Research centres and groups

International Collaborators

  • Dr Chris McMahon, AgResearch New Zealand
  • Prof. Ruijin Huang Huang, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Prof. Marco Sandri, University of Padua, Italy
  • Dr Helge Amthor, University of Versailles, Paris

National Collaborators

  • Dr Antonios Matsakas, University of Hull
  • Dr Peter Zammit, King's College, London
  • Dr Thomas Woolley, University of Oxford, Oxford

Research projects

  • Funding from BBSRC, Industry
  • Stem cell biology
  • Embryonic muscle development
  • Stem cell migration and tissue repair
  • Muscle physiology and muscle growth
  • Ageing related diseases

Awards and honours

Esteem Factors

  • Senior Editor, American Journal of Stem Cells
  • Scientific advisory board for French Muscular dystrophy Association (AFM)
  • Scientific advisory board for MRC muscle regeneration group

Impact, enterprise and outreach

  • Scientific advisory board for Wellbeing International


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