BHF CRM Recruits

The Oxbridge Centre of Regenerative Medicine awarded two 3-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (2014-2017). The fellowships are collaborative with joint supervision between two sites and resources allocated for regular meetings. Please follow the links below to learn more about the researchers and their projects.


The Centre also recruited two senior Research Technicians to provide core support to Centre investigators.

Please follow the links below for more information on Research Technicians and the projects they have supported.


NamePictureDepartmentResearch ProjectTheme

Dr Mukesh Lalwani

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Pathways activating cardiac progenitor potential and proliferation during zebrafish heart regeneration.

Oxford Supervisor: Prof Roger Patient. Cambridge Co-supervisor: Dr Helle Jorgensen.

Theme 1

Ms Mala Rohling

Senior Technician


Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Creating models of myocardial infarction in the mouse using surgical techniques

Theme 1,2,3

NamePictureDepartmentResearch ProjectTheme

Dr Laure Gambardella

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Department of Medicine

Human epicardial development: a molecular analysis of clinically relevant subcompartments

Cambridge Supervisor: Dr Sanjay Sinha. Oxford Co-supervisor: Prof Paul Riley.

Theme 2

Mr James Cooper

Senior Technician


Creating an inducible CRISPR-based knockout system in human pluripotent stem cells

Theme 2