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Dr Tanya Levingstone honoured by siliconrepublic.com

17 November 2016

Congratulations to Dr Tanya Levingstone who was recently named on siliconrepublic.com's list of 20 incredible women leading the way to scientific advancement.

The list was compiled for Science Week as part of siliconrepublic.com’s ‘Science 50’ – celebrating the women making essential contributions to science around the world. 

Dr Levingstone was lead scientist on the group's recent paper, 'Repair of large osteochondritis dissecans using a novel multi-layered tissue engineered construct in an equine athlete', using ChondroCollTM, a novel biomaterial developed by Dr Levingstone and her team in RCSI and the Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (AMBER) Centre. ChondroColl is expected to receive regulatory approval by the end of 2016 with Human Clinical studies beginning immediately thereafter.