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Hyaluronan Sciences

Hyaluronan regulates bone morphogenetic protein-7-dependent prevention and reversal of myofibroblast phenotype.

Nuclear Hyaluronidase 2 drives alternative splicing of CD44 pre-mRNA to dictate pro-fibrotic or anti-fibrotic cell phenotype.

Our research is an international collaboration with Professor Vincent Hascall from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Institute.

2019 Conference

Our collaborative research has led to Cardiff being chosen as the next location for the international conference:

International Society of Hyaluronan Sciences in June 2019.

The project team

Project lead

Dr Soma Meran

Clinical Senior Lecturer


This research was made possible through the support of the following organisations: