Archive for Clinical engagement

New uses for tissue engineering

As a clinical innovation associate with the Medical Technologies IKC, Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Associate Professor Ramnath Subramaniam comes into regular contact with medical engineers at the University of Leeds. These relationships helped him to identify a new use for tissue engineering in his clinical work, now being supported through proof of concept trials by […]

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Clinicians at the heart of new technology

Clinical involvement facilitated by the Medical Technologies IKC has been a key element in bringing Professor Ben Varcoe’s innovation – a portable magnetometer which can be used as a heart scanner – closer to commercialisation. “Having a clinician involved makes an innovation credible as they’re able to say: this can work,” says consultant cardiologist and […]

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