Leela Biant is Academic Head of Dept Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Central Manchester University Hospitals. She is lead Clinician for Cartilage Repair and Regeneration.
Leela Biant trained in London and completed specialist fellowships in Sydney and London. Her thesis was entitled ‘Articular Cartilage Injury and Repair in the Young Adult Knee’. She has undertaken research into the best techniques of clinical cartilage repair and the potential of the use of stem cells in articular cartilage repair.
Research prizes include Best Paper by a Clinician at the British Orthopaedic Research Society, Presidents’ Prize Paper at The Royal Society of Medicine, Short-listed for Technical Advancement Awards at the British Orthopaedic Association and the William Little Medal twice.
Dr Biant was awarded the ABC Travelling Fellowship in 2010, BASK Fellowship 2014
She is a Senior Fellow of the ICRS, BASK Treasurer, Chair of the ICRS Registry Committee