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Funded PhD opportunity in ankle joint replacement at the Univeristy of Leeds

January 24, 2017

This exciting project will apply novel engineering tools to examine an emerging area of ankle joint replacement. It is estimated that osteoarthritis of the ankle affects more than 70 million people worldwide. Total ankle replacement (TAR) has been used clinically as a treatment for ankle arthritis however, it is less successful than hip or knee […]

‘Supervet’ Professor Noel Fitzpatrick announced as keynote speaker for MeDe Innovation Annual Conference

January 6, 2017

This year’s conference will be headlined by channel 4′s ‘Supervet’, who will join us in Bradford to give his presentation ‘One medicine for man and animal – working together toward a new era for custom implants and regenerative scaffolds.’ Professor Noel Fitzpatrick MVB DUniv CVR DSAS(Orth) ACVSMR MRCVS Professor Fitzpatrick, originally from Laois, Ireland, is a […]

Call for abstracts: BETSE 2017

November 30, 2016

The call for abstracts is now open for the International Conference on Bone and Enamel Tissue Science and Engineering (BETSE) 9th-12th July 2017. Full guidelines and details of how to apply can be found on the BETSE website. The closing date for applications is Monday 16th January 2017.  

Health Minister Lord Prior visits Medical and Biological Engineering at Leeds

November 28, 2016

Cutting-edge developments in medical technology have been demonstrated to Government Health Minister Lord Prior, during a fact-finding mission to Leeds. Both the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have built up significant expertise in this field, much of it through partnership working and sharing the expertise of staff. The University has a […]

University of Leeds to lead medical technologies audit

November 23, 2016

A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies. The Science Innovation Audit contract, announced in today’s Autumn Statement, was awarded in recognition of the Leeds City Region consortium’s significant expertise and strength in this field. The audit will explore […]