Professor Iain Whitaker
Clinical Chair in Burns & Plastic Surgery
Medicine
Telephone: (01792) 606311
Room: Office - 509
Fifth Floor
Institute of Life Science 2
Singleton Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Burns Surgery

Publications

  1. & Tissue specific stem/progenitor cells for cartilage tissue engineering: A systematic review of the literature. Applied Physics Reviews 6(3), 031301
  2. & Response to: Comparison of keystone flaps and skin grafts for oncologic reconstruction: A retrospective review. Journal of Surgical Oncology
  3. & Improving measurement 1: Harnessing the PROMise of outcome measures. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 72(3), 363-365.
  4. & 3D bioprinting cartilage. In 3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery. (pp. 277-304). Woodhead Publishing.
  5. & Introduction: Inception, evolution and future of 3D bioprinting. In 3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery. (pp. 1-4). Woodhead Publishing.

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Supervision

  • The Application Of Three Dimensional Printing Techniques For Rapid Prototyping Of Biodegradable Bone Graft Substitutes. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Davide Deganello
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
    Other supervisor: Dr Zhidao Xia
  • The epidemiology, healthcare and societal cost of Melanoma in Wales: Analyses of standalone and linked national databases (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
  • OPTIMISATION OF A NOVEL, COMPOSITE, NATURAL BIOINK FOR CARTILAGE TISSUE ENGINEERING (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Shareen Doak
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
  • Examining the Interaction between Adipose Derived Stem Cells (ADSC) and MCF-7 breast cancer in the breast microenvironment: a pilot study (current)

    Student name:
    MPhil
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
    Other supervisor: Prof Shareen Doak
  • Patient reported outcome measures for facial skin cancer and its post-treatment reconstruction (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Shareen Doak
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
  • 3D Bioprinting Facial Cartilage Using Tissue Specific Stem/Progenitor Cells And Novel Nanocellulose Bioinks (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Catherine Thornton
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
  • An investigation on the ability of Fractal Dimension and Gel Point to act as biomarkers of clot microstructure and haemostasis in burns – a pilot study (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker
    Other supervisor: Prof Adrian Evans
  • 'The effect of growth factor supplements on in-vitro cartilage pellet formation for tissue engineering purposes' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Christopher Wright
    Other supervisor: Prof Iain Whitaker

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2012 2012 Locum Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Cambridge University Hospitals NHS trust
2012 2012 EURAPS Young Plastic Surgeon Scholar HEGP, Paris, France
2011 2012 Rowan Nick's Scholar Melbourne University and the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia