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Professor Jill Urban

Emeritus Senior Fellow, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Research interests

Jill Urban is investigating cartilage metabolism, particularly the intervertebral disc and their influence in regulating cellular behaviour. Main research interest at present is in factors affecting nutrient transport in the intervertebral disc, with the present focus on the role of the nutrient-metabolite milieu in maintaining cell activity and viability.


No longer an active researcher - gone into full retirement.