Assoc Prof Leila Cuttle

Head,
Children’s Burns and Trauma Laboratory,
School of Biomedical Sciences,
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Leila Cuttle is leader of the Tissue Repair and Translational Physiology Program at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and the head of the Children’s Burns and Trauma Laboratory at the Centre for Children’s Health Research in Brisbane, Australia. Her burns research over the past 17 years has included: the assessment of novel wound healing therapies, strategies to reduce pain/anxiety for distressing medical procedures, and developing evidenced-based guidelines for burn prevention. Her current research focusses on understanding the biochemical, physiological and pathological changes during burn wound injury and healing, to develop better diagnostics and therapeutics for burn patients.