Norman Heatley Award 2010 Winner

Molly Stevens
Molly Stevens
Imperial College London

For her pioneering work on tissue engineering and regeneration that combines research skills at the interface of biology, chemistry, engineering and pharmaceutical sciences.

About the Winner

Molly Stevens is Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine and the Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London.

She joined ICL in 2004 after a Postdoctoral training in the field of tissue engineering with Professor Robert Langer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prior to this she graduated from Bath University with a First class honours degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and was then awarded a PhD in Biophysics and Surface Analysis at the University of Nottingham (2000).

She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2009 Jean Leray Award from the European Society for Biomaterials, the 2007 Conference Science Medal from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Engineering. She has also recently been recognised by the TR100, a compilation of the top innovators, under the age of 35, who are transforming technology - and the world with their work.

Her previous awards include the Ronald Belcher Memorial Lecture Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry (2000) and both the Janssen Prize and the UpJohn Prize for academic excellence and research. The highly multidisciplinary research in her group focuses on the design of bioactive materials for regenerative medicine and biosensing applications. 

She is the main founder of spin-out RepRegen and won the ACES pan-European Amgen Life Sciences Award in 2009 for transforming outstanding science into healthcare products. 

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