Unravel the specialised development of orthopaedic implants, 3D printed assistive devices, and 3D printed models for medical education targeted towards improving the health care of children.
Presenter Dr Tegan Cheng will be sharing her work on developing 3D technologies to address orthopaedic conditions and challenges unique to children. Being embedded in the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Tegan will also discuss her role as a biomedical engineer in a multi-disciplinary hospital environment.
About the Speaker
Dr Tegan Cheng is a biomedical engineer, scientist and NHMRC Emerging Leader (2021-25) at the EPIC Lab based at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She was awarded a Bachelors of Engineering/Medical Science and a PhD in Bone Tissue Engineering from The University of Sydney. At the EPIC Lab, she leads a research program that collaborates with healthcare professionals, engineers and designers to develop novel solutions to challenges in the medical care of children. Her research focuses on the development and commercialisation of medical devices for children's musculoskeletal conditions and the application of 3D printing to improve health outcomes for children.
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