In the last week of their internship at Baylor College of Medicine, our students worked hard to get their projects completed in time for a final presentation, but were also able to watch surgery being performed on a patient with liver cancer.
Hurricane Harvey kept the Interns at home for a couple of days during Week Four but, by Wednesday, they were back at Baylor working hard on their projects. Towards the end of the week, Ella, Hannah and Sam visited Rice University where they joined a volunteer team offering help to Houston residents
In their third week at Baylor Medical Center, our students are developing their personal projects, getting to grips with new 3D design software and viewing America’s first total solar eclipse in nearly a century. With Hurricane Harvey fast approaching, they also spent some time making preparations to shelter from the storm.
The Colorectal Therapies HTC has been successful in its bid to host one of eleven new NIHR Medical Technology and In Vitro Diagnostic Co-operatives (NIHR MIC).
Week Two of the Baylor Internships sees our students getting to grips with their assignments, and meeting the CEO of IntuiTap, the company they are working with during their five-week stay in Houston.
Roger Llewellyn thought his days as an active sportsman were numbered when his large-intestine was removed to treat his ulcerative colitis. Five years on from his surgery, Roger describes how a few stumbling steps led to a triathlon, a treetop adventure and a tandem skydive.
Three Leeds students are undertaking internships at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, after winning a competition for an all-expenses-paid five-week trip, supported by the HTC.
The HTC management team welcomed visitors from the PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, India, to discuss details of summer internships for University of Leeds undergraduate engineering students to study at the College.
Places are filling up fast for the HTC’s National Meeting this September, with more exciting speakers being added to the programme.
Post-operative ileus – a condition where the bowel ‘goes to sleep’ following colon surgery – is the subject of an article by trainee surgeon and HTC Foundation member Stephen Chapman and HTC Clinical Director Professor David Jayne, in the latest issue of the IA Journal.