Shiva Akbarzadeh


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Shiva Akbarzadeh obtained her PhD from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of Melbourne in 2002. She has over 12 years of experience in cell biology and signalling in a variety of systems. In 2009 she established the Skin Bioengineering (formerly Skin Culture) Laboratory at the Victorian Adult Burns Service- Alfred Health, focusing on translational research in skin regeneration. She leads the team responsible for manufacturing Cultured Epithelial Autograft for cellular based therapy of major burns and research in developing novel skin substitutes for clinical application.

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Research Output 2014 2019

Use of clotted human plasma and aprotinin in skin tissue engineering: a novel approach to engineering composite skin on a porous scaffold

Paul, M. V., Kaur, P., Herson, M., Cheshire, P. A., Cleland, H. J. & Akbarzadeh, S., 2015, In : Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. 21, 10, p. 1098 - 1104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Clinical application and viability of cryopreserved cadaveric skin allografts in severe burn: a retrospective analysis

Cleland, H. J., Wasiak, J., Dobson, H., Paul, M. K., Pratt, G., Paul, E., Herson, M. & Akbarzadeh, S., 2014, In : Burns : Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 40, 1, p. 61 - 66 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


CEA as an Adjunct Treatment for Major Burns: A Phase I Study

Shiva Akbarzadeh (Recipient), 5 May 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2010 2010

  • 1 Peer review responsibility

Journal of Tissue Engineering (Journal)

Shiva Akbarzadeh (Peer reviewer)
2010 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility