Dr Brya Grace Matthews

BSc (Hons), PhD


Brya Matthews completed her PhD at the University of Auckland in 2009, and after a short time doing postdoctoral work in Auckland, completed further postdoctoral research at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Connecticut, USA. She was later promoted to Instructor then Assistant Professor before returning to New Zealand in 2017 to take up a Sir Charles Hercus Fellowship in the Department of Molecular Medicine.

Research | Current

I am interested in adult stem cells involved in bone healing. My research focuses on identifying stem cell populations in the periosteum, the tissue that surrounds the outside of the bone, and examining how these cells respond to injury.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)