Dr Axel Moore

Role/companyPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Imperial College London

Subject area: Developing materials for repair and replacement of damaged cartilage and bone

Nationality: American

Hear from Dr Axel Moore, who is working to understand how cartilage and bone degrade, about why he wanted to work in this area.

Interview with Axel

Hear from Dr Axel Moore, who is working to understand how cartilage and bone degrade, about why he wanted to work in this area.

Education

EducationGCSE (or equivalent): Technical trade school in the United States

A-Level (or equivalent): Technical trade school in the United States

Degrees:
• PhD in Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware 
• BS in Marine Engineering Technology, California Maritime Academy


Detail about Axel

Research

My research

The materials I am developing are for the repair and replacement of damaged cartilage and bone. Repairing these tissues will keep our joints healthy for many years to come.

My inspiration

My inspiration

My path into science has been fueled by taking and seeking new opportunities and having the support of many inspiring mentors.

Stem hero

My STEM hero

Leonardo da Vinci was a scientist, engineer, inventor, artist, and visionary.

Isaac Newton

Most significant scientific discovery?

Newton’s laws of motion.

Students in a lecture

Career options after study

  • Academic at a university
  • Staff scientist at a university
  • R&D scientist at an orthopaedic device company
  • Chief technical officer in a medical device start up company
Snowboarding

My hobbies

Surfing, snowboarding, cycling, crossfit, Tough Mudder, Spartan Races, DIY, travelling

Axel Moore talks about his research

Axel talks about his research

Axel talks about what keeps us upright, how cartilage and bone work, and how engineering can help solve problems with damaged parts of the body.