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Gordon Blunn, BSc, PhD

Gordon Blunn, BSc, PhD
Gordon Blunn, BSc, PhDStrategic Advisory Board

Gordon is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science, University College London, Stanmore, United Kingdom.

In 1999 Gordon became Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science at University College London on the site of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.

Professor Blunn has extensive research experience in orthopaedic medical devices, materials and musculoskeletal tissues. A number of his research projects have been translated into clinical practice. He has worked on the reattachment of tendons to the bone and to implant surfaces, the integration of implants with the skeleton, the wear of implant bearing materials and the use of bone graft substitute materials. He considers himself fortunate to collaborate with gifted orthopaedic surgeons and fellow academics that engenders an environment that enhances innovation and translation.

Professor Blunn is currently the President of the British Orthopaedic Research Society. He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, holds a number of patents on medical devices and is a scientific advisor to a number of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Gordon is the author of a paper in the February 2017 issue of The Bone & Joint Journal “Augmenting the osseointegration of endoprostheses using laser-sintered porous collars”, A. Mumith, M. Coathup, M. Chimutengwende-Gordon, W. Aston, T. Briggs, G. Blunn.