Researcher biography

Dr Christoph Meinert is a Senior Research Fellow at Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) and Co-Founder & Managing Director of Gelomics Pty Ltd.

Christoph holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biotechnology from the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany and completed his PhD in Bioengineering/Regenerative Medicine at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2017. For his PhD thesis, Christoph received the QUT Outstanding Thesis Award (top 5% at QUT) and the Signato Foundation Medal for Research Excellence. Following the completion of his PhD, Christoph joined the research team led by Distinguished Professor Dietmar W. Hutmacher as Postdoctoral Research Fellow where he performed interdisciplinary research in the fields of tissue engineering, additive biomanufacturing, cell biology, biomaterials, polymer chemistry, and mechanical engineering.

Christoph's current research at the Herston Biofabrication Institute (MNHHS) utilises state-of-the-art additive (bio-)manufacturing technologies to develop novel medical devices and tissue-engineered implants for endovascular and vascular applications.