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  • Dr. Tatiana Vinardell
  • DVM, IPSAV, MSc, PhD
  • Head of Research and Education


Dr. Tatiana Vinardell studied at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France, and at the Veterinary School of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. She received her DVM degree in 2002, practiced as an equine veterinarian in France, and completed an equine internship and a master’s in equine osteoarthritis from the University of Montreal, Canada, in 2008.

Dr. Vinardell obtained a PhD degree from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland on Tissue Engineering Research in 2011 and was appointed Lecturer in the Veterinary Center, University College Dublin, Ireland. During this time, she developed a strong research collaboration between University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, on different tissue-engineering projects.

Dr. Vinardell went back to equine practice in Norway in 2016 at Bjerke Dyrehospital. In 2018, she joined the Equine Veterinary Medical Center as Head of Research and Education and she is also an adjunct assistant professor at the College of Health and Life Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University.

  • Musculoskeletal disease
  • Tissue bioengineering
  • New regenerative therapies
  • Cartilage repair
  • Biomarkers

2018 - present

Head of Research & Education

Equine Veterinary Medical Center, Member of Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar

2018 - Present

Consultant Attending Veterinarian

Providing veterinary services for the research vivarium, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

2018 - present

Adjunct Assistant Professor

College of Health and Life Sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar

2016 - 2017

A Equine Veterinarian

Rikstotoklinikken Bjerke, Oslo, Norway

2014 - 2016

Veterinary Consultant

Princeton, NJ, USA

2013 - 2014

Lecturer in Equine Science

Agriculture and Food Science Centre, School of Agriculture and Food Science University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

2012 - 2013

Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary Sciences Centre, School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

2004 - 2005

Equine Veterinarian

Thoroughbred and Standardbred population Chailloué, France


Lunel, France

Small animal and equine veterinarian

2008 - 2011

Doctor in Philosophy

Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

2006 - 2008

Master in Veterinary Sciences

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada

2005 - 2006

Rotating Internship in Equine Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada

1997 - 2000

Doctor in Veterinary Medicine

National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France (4th to 6th year) College of Veterinary Medicine, Las Palmas, Spain (1st to 3rd year)

An endochondral ossification approach to early-stage bone repair: Use of tissue-engineered hypertrophic cartilage constructs as primordial templates for weight-bearing bone repair.
J Tissue Eng Regen Med. (2018) Jan 11. Matsiko A, Thompson EM, Lloyd-Griffith C, Cunniffe GM, Vinardell T, Gleeson JP, Kelly DJ, O’Brien FJ. 2018

Tissue engineering scaled-up, anatomically shaped osteochondral constructs for joint resurfacing 
Eur Cell Mater.(2015) Sep 28;30:163-85; discussion 185-6 Mesallati T, Sheehy EJ, Vinardell T, Buckley CT, Kelly DJ 2015

A comparison of the functionality and in vivo phenotypic stability of cartilaginous tissues engineered from different stem cell sources
Tissue Eng Part A. 2012 Jun;18(11-12):1161-70. Vinardell T, Sheehy EJ, Buckley CT, Kelly DJ 2012

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