Loriana Vitillo

Loriana Vitillo portrait

UK Regenerative Medicine Platform

Loriana is research associate at the University of Cambridge working under the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, a national cross-disciplinary project for cell therapy. Her research focus on the generation of neuronal and liver cells from human embryonic stem cells under protocols that can be used for clinical trials and cell therapy manufacturing.

She has a PhD in stem cell research from the University of Manchester where she studied human embryonic stem cell survival in prof. Sue Kimber’s laboratory. Loriana is actively involved in science communication and outreach.