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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Realising the medical potential of virtual reality

As a medical physicist, one of my aims is to apply new technology to address medical challenges. During my PhD I explored the use of virtual reality to examine complex data, and soon concluded that this is a potentially influential technology with many applications in medicine. One example is to benefit people with nystagmus. Nystagmus…

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BMedSci Success for IICD Sheffield University Students

Many students undertaking an undergraduate medicine degree take the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a research environment and this year is no exception. Congratulations to the BMedSci students who were recently hosted by the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease. The results of their hard work have recently been announced and there are…

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Sheffield Research Presented at American Heart Conferences

During the recent American Heart Association conference, Dr Wael Sumaya and Dr Rachel Orme presented two of Sheffield’s leading cardiology research projects. Dr Rachel Orme presented the results of the STEEL PCI study. This Study of Two rEgimens of ticagrELor compared to clopidogrel in patients undergoing elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention was the first study to…

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