Electrical field application to mesenchymal stem cells, tissue engineering

​The application of electric fields to human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells

​Tania Banks is a ​practicing Veterinary Specilast Surgeon (UQ Gatton Veterinary Medical Centre) and a Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery. She is currently studying her Phd under Professor Justin Cooper-White


​John and Mary Kibble Trust (not current)

Key Publications

  1. Banks, T. A., Luckman, P. S. B., Frith, J. E. and Cooper-White, J. J. (2015) Effects of electric fields on human mesenchymal stem cell behaviour and morphology using a novel multichannel device. Integrative Biology (United Kingdom), 7(6): 693-712. doi:10.1039/c4ib00297k
  2. Banks, Tania Ann and Liptak, Julius M.(2014).Oncology and hematology: soft tissue sarcomas. InJohn D. Bonagura,David C. TwedtandRobert Warren Kirk(Ed.),Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV15thed. (pp.148-152)Philadelphia, PA, United States:Elsevier.
  3. Whitworth, Deanne J.and Banks, Tania A.(2014)Stem cell therapies for treating osteoarthritis: prescient or premature?The Veterinary Journal, 202 (3):416-424.
  4. Wilson, L., T A Banks, P Luckman, B Smith (2014) Biomechanical evaluation of two Krackow sutures versus the three-loop pulley suture in a canine gastrocnemius tendon avulsion model Australian Veterinary Journal 92 (11):427-432.
  5. Culp, William T.,Cavanaugh, Ryan P.,Calfee, Earl F.,Buracco, Paolo and Banks, Tania A.(2012).Alimentary Tract. InSimon T Kudnig, Bernard SeguinandDave Carlson (Ed,), Veterinary Surgical Oncology (pp.179-271)Chichester, England:Wiley-Blackwell.