Senior Scientist Manager
Smith + Nephew Advanced Wound Management
Research & Development, Hull UK.
Runi Brownhill is a recognised scientific expert in the field of Wound Biology and the interventions needed to improve patient outcomes. She provides strategic direction to the Research and Innovation programme through the application of deep domain knowledge in Human Biology & Disease relevant to the business. She has an extensive knowledge of appropriate model systems to investigate the mechanisms of action of various therapies and wound-targeted strategies. Runi additionally provides a broad scientific expertise in order to identify and source innovative new technologies, lead technology scouting and drive product development through to proof of concept.
Runi has a PhD in Pharmacology with a background in the Bio Pharma Sector. Runi has been at S&N for over 11.5 years working as part of the Wound Management R&D division.
Runi was pivotal in the research programme to identify the mode of action of PICO sNPWT.
Runi is based in the UK but her parents live in New Zealand!