Dr Zhidao Xia
Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone: (01792) 606829

Areas of Expertise

  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Translational Medical Research and Innovation
  • Cell-Medical Devices Interface
  • Nanomedicine

Publications

  1. & Nano-analyses of wear particles from metal-on-metal and non-metal-on-metal dual modular neck hip arthroplasty. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 13(3), 1205-1217.
  2. & Lactoferrin Inhibits IL-1�-Induced Chondrocyte Apoptosis Through AKT1-Induced CREB1 Activation. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 36(6), 2456-2465.
  3. & Local Application of Ibandronate/Gelatin Sponge Improves Osteotomy Healing in Rabbits. PLOS ONE 10(5), e0125807
  4. & Multivariate spectral analysis of pH SERS probes for improved sensing capabilities. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 47(7), 819-827.
  5. & Growth factors mediated differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells to cardiac polymicrotissue using hanging drop and bioreactor. Cell Biology International 39(4), 502-507.

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Teaching

  • PM-304 Biomolecular Research Project

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  • PMNM05 Research Design and Ethics

    This module provides a broad overview of various research methods, approaches and ethical considerations that could be used within the life sciences (with a specific focus on nanomedicine). This includes formulating answerable questions, searching for evidence and critical appraisal, research design decision making, introduction to statistical analysis and research ethics.

Supervision

  • Automated Bioreactors and Microcarriers for Therapeutical Cell Manufacturing (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Prof Owen Guy
  • The growth and development of differentiated cardiomyocytes as regenerative cardiac implants (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Ilyas Khan
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
  • The role of traditional Chinese medicine in the modern Western medical market (current)

    Student name:
    MPhil
    Other supervisor: Prof Marc Clement
    Other supervisor: Dr Bin Chen
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • ''Fabrication and modification of PGLA microspheres for the production of 3D cell models '' (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Dr Christopher Wright
  • Three Dimensional Printing Material in Bio-medical Application for Bone Regeneration (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
    Other supervisor: Dr Davide Deganello
  • Develop/utilise Nano-encapsulation technology for transdermal drug delivery (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Dr Lewis Francis
  • Nano-Analytic Characterisation of Co/Cr Nanoparticles Retrieved from Metal-on-metal Total Hip-replacement (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
    Other supervisor: Prof Marc Clement