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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