Imperial College London

Dr Mark Allenby

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Associate



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C511Roderic Hill BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






Umbilical cord blood cells on membrane

--Update in process after PhD award 01/11/2017--

Research associate studying the "Development of a bio-inspired in silico-in vitro platform: towards personalised healthcare through optimisation of a bone marrow mimicry bioreactor." Fully supported by the International Departmental Scholarship to Mark Allenby and an ERC advanced research grant (BioBlood) to Prof. Athanasios Mantalaris and Dr. Nicki Panoskaltsis. Holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (Imperial College London, 2017, 2013, Honors), B.Sc. in Mathematics, and B.A. in Chemistry (Pepperdine University, 2012, Honors). 

For more information please visit:

Lab Webpage

ResearchGate Profile

Bioblood Webpage

Upcoming Talks:


"Stem cell bioreactors: Recapitulating marrow physiology for personalised blood therapy", International Seminar Series: Researchers in Action. Univeridad de La Frontera, Chile.


"An ex vivo dynamic model of human erythropoiesis in a 3D perfusion hollow fibre bioreactor" Crick Stem Cell Forum, Francis Crick Institute, London, UK



Misener R, Allenby MC, Fuentes-GarĂ­ M, et al., 2017, Stem cell biomanufacturing under uncertainty: A case study in optimizing red blood cell production, Aiche Journal, ISSN:0001-1541

Allenby MC, Misener R, Panoskaltsis N, et al., 2017, A Quantitative Three-Dimensional Image Analysis Tool for Maximal Acquisition of Spatial Heterogeneity Data, Tissue Engineering Part C-methods, Vol:23, ISSN:1937-3384, Pages:108-117

Allison BJ, Allenby MC, Bryant SS, et al., 2017, Antibacterial activity of fractions from three Chumash medicinal plant extracts and in vitro inhibition of the enzyme enoyl reductase by the flavonoid jaceosidin, Natural Product Research, Vol:31, ISSN:1478-6419, Pages:707-712

Allenby MC, Tahlawi A, Misener R, et al., 2016, Spatiotemporal Mapping of Erythroid, Stromal, and Osteogenic Niche Formation to Support Physiologic Red Cell Production in a Three-Dimensional Hollow Fibre Perfusion Bioreactor, Blood, Vol:128, ISSN:0006-4971


dos Santos SB, Allenby MC, Mantalaris A, et al., 2016, Early Erythroid Development Is Enhanced with Hypoxia and Terminal Maturation with Normoxia in a 3D Ex Vivo Physiologic Eythropoiesis Model, 58th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American-Society-of-Hematology (ASH), AMER SOC HEMATOLOGY, ISSN:0006-4971

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