Development of a cultured tissue substitute to repair the ageing retina
Shadforth, Audra M. (2015) Development of a cultured tissue substitute to repair the ageing retina. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
This project provides a foundation for the use of silk membranes in a tissue engineered therapy for the treatment of devastating retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. The three-dimensional tissue model described in this thesis has great potential for use in basic research of retinal pathologies, and the potential to be implemented into clinical approaches after appropriate refinement.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Harkin, Damien, Chirila, Traian, & Richardson, Neil|
|Keywords:||ageing, age-related macular degeneration, Bombyx mori silk fibroin, Bruch's membrane, retinal pigment epithelium, cell biology, tissue engineering, ophthalmology, fibroin, transplantation|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||21 Apr 2016 07:10|
|Last Modified:||09 Oct 2016 14:00|
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