Skip to main content

Unfortunately we don't fully support your browser. If you have the option to, please upgrade to a newer version or use Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Safari 14 or newer. If you are unable to, and need support, please send us your feedback.

Publish with us

Conference speaker

Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez


Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

University of Glasgow, UK

Talk: Growth factor microenvironments in stem cell engineering

Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez is a world leader in engineering biomaterials for in vitro modelling and regenerative medicine. He is currently co-director of the Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment at the University of Glasgow. Manuel was based in Valencia (Spain) until 2013 when he moved to Glasgow.

Manuel develops basic concepts that are pushed all the way to translation. For example, he develop material-based bone regeneration technologies that are now being used, funded by the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation, to help landmine survivors. Manuel holds an ERC Advanced Grant (the most prestigious funding in Europe) to introduce viscoelasticity in regenerative medicine. Manuel is also a keen science communicator who participates in public engagement events (e.g. Science in the Café in Singapore, Science Summer Exhibition of the Royal Society) and has had his research broadcasted in national and international papers, TV (BBC and internationally) and Radio. Manuel was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh – the national academy of arts and science in Scotland – in 2017. Manuel is Editor in Chief of Biomaterials Advances, part of the Elsevier family of Biomaterials journals.