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Dr Karen Coopman

Reader in Biological Engineering

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Cryopreservation (or freezing) of therapeutic cells; stem cells; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; bioprocessing; storage; and delivery of therapeutic cells.


Dr Coopman’s research focuses on how we can manufacture cell-based therapies for regenerative medicine.

She is particularly interested in developing scalable systems for stem cell growth and improving methods of cell preservation so that we can produce clinically relevant numbers of cells that are also effective and safe.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Karen Coopman. Bookings can also be made online at

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