Rodney Dilley


  • The University of Western Australia (M507), 35 Stirling Highway, Ralph and Patricia Sarich Research Institute, Block RR, Level 3, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands

    6009 Perth


  • 1040 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Personal profile


Adjunct Associate Professor Rodney Dilley completed his PhD at The University of Western Australia and postdoctoral work at University of Washington Seattle USA and Baker Institute Melbourne Australia. Since returning to Western Australia, he has joined the Ear Sciences Centre laboratory dedicated to tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He collaborates with local, national and international colleagues in this field.

Roles and responsibilities

BSc PhD W.Aust

Future research

- Cell Biology of Human Tympanic Membrane Repair
- Engineering a Human Tympanic Membrane

Funding overview

- National Health and Medical Research Council
- Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

Previous positions

- Head, Cardiac Tissue Engineering, O'Brien Institute
- Principal Scientist, Australian Tissue Engineering Centre, Melbourne


Tissue engineering, stem cells, angiogenesis, tympanic membrane, heart


  • Biotherapeutics
  • Stem cell and cell therapy
  • Tissue engineering
  • Regenerative medicine

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Tympanic Membrane Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Engineering Medicine & Life Sciences
Tympanic Membrane Perforation Medicine & Life Sciences
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Stem cells Chemical Compounds
Cardiac Myocytes Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Chemical Compounds
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 1040 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 44 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Letter
  • 3 Review article

Generation of two induced pluripotent stem cell lines from a patient with compound heterozygous mutations in the USH2A gene

McLenachan, S., Wong, E. Y. M., Zhang, X., Leith, F., Moon, S. Y., Zhang, D., Chen, S. C., Thompson, J. A., McLaren, T., Lamey, T., De Roach, J. N., Atlas, M. D., Dilley, R. J. & Chen, F. K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Stem Cell Research. 36, 101420.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Usher Syndromes
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Pluripotent Stem Cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reactions to Gudair (R) vaccination identified in sheep used for biomedical research

Musk, G. C., Kershaw, H., Tano, K., Niklasson, A., von Unge, M. & Dilley, R. J., Mar 2019, In : Australian Veterinary Journal. 97, 3, p. 56-60 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Silk particles, microfibres and nanofibres: A comparative study of their functions in 3D printing hydrogel scaffolds

Zhang, J., Allardyce, B. J., Rajkhowa, R., Kalita, S., Dilley, R. J., Wang, X. & Liu, X., 1 Oct 2019, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 103, 109784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A novel microsurgical rodent model for the transplantation of engineered cardiac muscle flap

Tee, R., Morrison, W. A. & Dilley, R. J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Microsurgery. 38, 5, p. 544-552 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Myocytes
26 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of hyaluronic acid methylcellulose hydrogels for 3D bioprinting

Law, N., Doney, B., Glover, H., Qin, Y., Aman, Z. M., Sercombe, T. B., Liew, L. J., Dilley, R. J. & Doyle, B. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of The Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 77, p. 389-399 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyaluronic acid
Hyaluronic Acid
Stem cells

Projects 2014 2019