Professor Dame Julia Polak (1939-2014)
Professor Dame Julia Polak, the pioneer and champion of tissue engineering, has died at age 75
Professor Dame Julia Polak (Imperial College London), the pioneer and champion of tissue engineering, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday 11th August 2014.
Dame Julia served on the "Regenerative Medicine" Editorial Board since the journal's inception in 2006. Her contributions, expert advice and most importantly her robust support over the years have been invaluable to the success of the journal.
If you would like to pay your respects, her funeral will take place at 10.40 am on Friday 22nd August at Mortlake Crematorium http://www.mortlakecrematorium.org/directions/ followed by a reception in Dame Julia’s honour and memory at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel http://www.thechelseaharbourhotel.co.uk
If you would like to make a donation in memory of Dame Julia please send it to the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Trust http://rbhcharity.org/