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Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

June 15, 2018

A new ISO global standard developed by MeDe Innovation researchers has recognised that total hip-joint prostheses need to be tested beyond the ‘normal’ walking gait to better predict the risk of failure in patients. For the first time, medical device companies have a globally relevant and recognised approach to evaluating hip implant designs and materials […] Read more …

Virtual surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed announced as keynote for IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

Virtual surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed announced as keynote for IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

June 5, 2018

Shafi Ahmed is a surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator and entrepreneur, working on new technologies enhancing surgical education globally. His online videos have been watched hundreds of thousands of times, earning him the accolade of most-watched surgeon in human history. His company Virtual Medics has developed the use of wearable technology in education and clinical practice. […] Read more …

Vote for inspiring professors’ cell-free tissue invention

Vote for inspiring professors’ cell-free tissue invention

May 23, 2018

Research led by Leeds professors has led to a better quality of life for thousands of people around the world who have received tissue regeneration treatment. The academics behind the research, Eileen Ingham and John Fisher, from the Institute of medical and biological Engineering (iMBE), have developed a process to wash cells and DNA out […] Read more …

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May 15, 2018

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UK Clinical Research Facilities Network 14th Annual Conference

July 12, 2018

Seeing is Believing: Imaging and digital technologies in the 21st Century Thursday 12 and Friday 13 July 2018 Registration is now open, you can register here (link opens in a new window). Fees:  Two day ticket £230      One day ticket £150      Gala dinner at the Royal Armouries Museum £55 Download the programme here. Selection […] Read more …

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Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

September 26, 2017

In 2016, MeDe Innovation funded 7 PhD students to undertake a secondment within the scope of our research. Our ‘Growth stories’ series gives an overview of their expereinces, and highlights how our funding is helping to develop their careers   External placement at the Favaloro Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Jessica Kirk The Favaloro Institute […] Read more …

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

June 28, 2017

In 2016, MeDe Innovation funded 7 PhD students to undertake a secondment within the scope of our research. Our ‘Growth stories’ series gives an overview of their expereinces, and highlights how our funding is helping to develop their careers   Sceondment: Evonik – Magdalena Tomczynska   My name is Magda and I am 4th year […] Read more …

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