The Andrew Heath Memorial Prize 2019

Congratulations to Catherine Troman (MSc in Molecular Medicine) on being awarded the Andrew Heath Memorial Prize in Molecular Medicine at the Winter Graduation Ceremony, January 2019! Dr Martin Nicklin (centre left), Leader of the MSc in Molecular Medicine said, “It’s a pleasure and an honour to award this prize to Catherine Troman (centre right) in…

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Can the treatment of patients with heart disease be improved with computational modelling?

Congratulations to Dr Paul Morris who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship for his project entitled “Computational Modelling to Improve the Assessment and Management of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease”. Coronary artery disease, the world’s leading cause of death, is caused by narrowings in the arteries of the heart. Patient’s…

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Sheffield Dermatology Research to Investigate New Imaging Technologies for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Treatment Effects

Dr Simon Danby, Professor Stephen Matcher and Professor Michael J Cork have been awarded a £420,000 grant from Leo Pharma to undertake the “Skin Pathology assessment with Optical Technologies (SPOT)” clinical study. This fundamental research project is the first in a series of studies investigating new imaging technologies for the non-invasive monitoring of treatment effects….

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The Mellanby Centre for Bone Research Seminar – Innovation versus Evidence: Are these conflicting objectives?

Professor Rob Nelissen*, Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), South Holland Friday, 22 February 2019, 12.30 – 1.30 Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, Medical School Abstract Can technology-driven practice innovation go hand in hand with evidence-based medicine? For example, pelvic osteosarcoma reconstruction often requires bespoke printed implants and material innovation is promoted to tackle increasing antibiotic…

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