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Ligament repair – Case study

August 21, 2018

Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are a common sporting injury, resulting in loss of stability in the knee.
They account for around 40% of all sports injuries and in the USA over 70,000 ACL reconstructions are performed annually. Most procedures use autograft transplants from a healthy tendon elsewhere in the patient’s body while a smaller number use donor tissue from a deceased donor.

Bryan Stuart: Life after MeDe Innovation

July 3, 2018

After five years as one of our Early Career Researchers, Bryan secured a role at the University of Oxford. Here he discusses his time with MeDe Innovation:   As I move into the next stage of my career I reflect on the incredible opportunities that MeDe Innovation offered over the last 5 years, during my […]

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 […]

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 […]

Growth stories: Katie Timms

March 31, 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   Secondment: Research in Government and Parliament – Katie Timms   Why undertake a secondment?   […]