Prof. Ardeshir Bayat is a principal investigator/senior associate professor at the university of Manchester, UK, and professor at the university of Cape Town, South Africa. He is considered an expert (H index= 54) on breast implant surfaces, capsular contracture, wound healing, skin scarring and plastic & reconstructive surgery research. He has a medical degree and a PhD, and has published extensively in peer reviewed scientific literature (460 articles to date). He is regularly an invited speaker at national and international conferences (580 conferences to date). He has supervised many PhD students who have successfully completed their research and published in peer reviewed literature. He a senior editor of several journals and also participates in many other journals’ editorial boards.
His team have created and patented novel biomimetic devices and continue to work on developing models to understand the process of cell surface interaction/capsular fibrosis and its modulation related to the breast implant surfaces. This allows the translation of basic science to major therapeutic developments in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery with direct relevance to patients and industry.