Dr Hassan Rashidi
Senior Research Associate in Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine
(UCL) Hassan completed his PhD on extra-mesodermal differentiation potential of human mesenchymal stem cells and graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012. Following this, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Prof. Kevin Shakesheff’s laboratory to develop novel methodologies to heal large bone defects. In October 2014, He joined Prof. David Hay's laboratory at the University of Edinburgh to develop an extracorporeal liver device. Hassan has developed a novel fully-defined and GMP-ready protocol to efficiently generate pluripotent stem cell-derived 3D hepatospheres, which remains metabolically active for over a year in culture.