George Buchanan - Newcells

Retinal platform

An in vitro, light responsive, retinal model for accurate predictions of in vivo outcomes you can have confidence in.


Kidney platform

The most advanced near-physiological high throughput kidney proximal tubule cells (PTC) model to investigate drug transport modalities in vitro.

Lung epithelia model

Lung model

A model to investigate airway physiology, viral infection, drug safety and environmental impacts on lung airway epithelia.

Sinusoid iPSC-derived Liver model

Liver model

We are developing a model of liver sinusoid derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).

George Buchanan

Associate Scientist

A Cheshire native, and more importantly a member of the retinal team. Primary roles include developmental and production work for both our RPE and organoids platforms. Before joining Newcells, studied a BSc in Biology at Newcastle University, prior to taking a year out for multiple industry placements. Completed a dissertation investigating stem cells and their potential in treating Parkinson’s Disease, leading into an MSc from Nottingham University in Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine. Completed a research project on the effect of glutamine on adipogenesis, from the perspective of an anti-obesity approach. Outside of the lab, a fan of the Lake District, football and really sport of any kind.

Favourite Quotation: “Once you bid farewell to discipline you say goodbye to success” Sir Alex Ferguson