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Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionise treatment of oral conditions

July 4, 2018

Our Co-Investigator Professor Paul Hatton and researcher Martin Eduardo Santocildes-Romero, both from MeDe Innovation Challenge 2, have been in the regional and national press recently for their involvement in developing a dental patch. The full story can be found on the University of Sheffield website.  

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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May 15, 2018

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