David Learmonth

Director, Formulations and Process Development

PhD in Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Area of expertise:

Chemistry

Previous positions:

Chief Technology Officer at Stemmatters, Biotecnologia e Medicina Regenerativa, Guimarães, Portugal

Innovation, Technical Transfer & Intellectual Property Manager, 3B’s Research Group, Headquarters of the European Institute for Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Guimarães, Portugal

Head of Chemical Research, BIAL – Portela & Cª, Porto

32 scientific publications; h-index (Scopus): 18

Two relevant publications:

Costa, P.M.; Learmonth, D.A.; Gomes, D.B.; Cautela, M.P.; Oliveira, A.C.N.; Andrade, R.; Espregueira-Mendes, J.; Veloso, T.R.; Cunha, C.B.; Sousa, R.A. Mussel-Inspired Catechol Functionalisation as a Strategy to Enhance Biomaterial Adhesion: A Systematic Review. Polymers 2021, 13, 3317.
https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13193317

David A. Learmonth, Pedro M. Costa, Tiago R. Veloso, Cristiana B. Cunha, Mafalda P. Cautela, Cristina Correia, Mariana C. Vallejo and Rui A. Sousa. Synthesis and biological evaluation of a bioinspired, tissue-adhesive gellan gum-based hydrogel designed for minimally invasive delivery and retention of chondrogenic cells. Biomater. Sci., 8 (2020): 3697-371
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0BM00286K