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Miguel Xavier

Postgraduate research student

Miguel Xavier is an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Porto. His thesis focused on the development of a cell-based in vitro model to mimic the gastric mucosa. In 2013 he became a researcher at INEB where he used nanomedicine strategies based on dendrimers to promote nervous tissue regeneration. In September 2014, he moved to Southampton to start his PhD working with microfluidic systems for human skeletal stem cell sorting to promote the regeneration of cartilage and bone.



MSc In BioMedical Engineering (2012)


Xavier, Miguel, Rosendahl, Philipp, Herbig, Maik, Kräter, Martin, Spencer, Daniel, Bornhäuser, Martin, Oreffo, Richard O.C., Morgan, Hywel, Guck, Jochen and Otto, Oliver (2016) Mechanical phenotyping of primary human skeletal stem cells in heterogeneous populations by real-time deformability cytometry. Integrative Biology, 8, 616-623. (doi:10.1039/c5ib00304k). (PMID:26980074)

Xavier, Miguel, Oreffo, Richard O.C. and Morgan, Hywel (2016) Skeletal stem cell isolation: a review on the state-of-the-art microfluidic label-free sorting techniques. Biotechnology Advances, 1-30. (doi:10.1016/j.biotechadv.2016.05.008). (PMID:27236022)

Queiroz De Almeida Xavier, Jorge, Miguel (2017) Dataset accompanying the article "Size and Dielectric Properties of Skeletal Stem Cells Change Critically After Enrichment and Expansion from Human Bone Marrow: Consequences for Microfluidic Cell Sorting". University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0177 [Dataset]

Xavier, Miguel, de Andrés, María C., Spencer, Daniel, Oreffo, Richard and Morgan, Hywel (2017) Size and dielectric properties of skeletal stem cells change critically after enrichment and expansion from human bone marrow: consequences for microfluidic cell sorting. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14 (133), 1-13. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2017.0233).


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