- Human stem cells
- Skeletal development
- Tissue engineering primarily, cartilage tissue engineering
External roles and responsibilities
Dr Rahul Tare is a Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Science and Bioengineering in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton.
Rahul’s research interests include human stem cells, skeletal development and tissue engineering primarily, cartilage tissue engineering. To date, Rahul has successfully supervised 15 PhD students to completion (Primary Supervisor to 5 PhD students). Rahul's research has been widely published in high-impact journals (over 50 peer-reviewed original research articles, reviews and book chapters; more than 4000 citations) and he holds two patents.
Rahul teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, supports a number of students in his role as Personal Academic Tutor and serves as the Deputy Programme Director of the MRes in Stem Cells, Development and Regenerative Medicine.
10/2010 – 2/2013 Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, University of Southampton
10/1999 – 9/2002 PhD, University of Southampton (awarded in Dec 2002)
Thesis: Osteoblast-stimulating factor-1 (OSF-1): A peptide with diverse roles in bone development
Recipient of the prestigious Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award by the UK Consortium of Universities and PhD bursary awarded by the Wishbone Trust
5/2010 – present
Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine (FoM), University of Southampton (UoS)
1/2009 – 4/2010
Senior Post Doctoral Career Track Fellow, Bone and Joint Group, FoM, UoS
7/2008 – 12/2008
Post Doctoral Career Track Fellow, Bone and Joint Group, FoM, UoS
3/2004 – 6/2008
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Bone and Joint Group, FoM, UoS
10/2002 – 2/2004
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
- Career Establishment Award by the European Calcified Tissue Society (2011)
- Postdoctoral Career Track Award supported by Wellcome Trust Value in People Award from Faculty of Medicine, UoS (2008)
- Best poster discussion prize sponsored by L’ORÉAL - Annual Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Chapter Meeting, London, UK (2007)