A new wearable device to wirelessly monitor patients’ vital signs is being trialled on bowel surgery patients, in a joint collaboration between the HTC, St James’s Hospital and UK company Sensium Healthcare.
On Monday, the new Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visited the University of Leeds’ world -leading research facilities for robotics and engineering. The HTC is proud to report that it’s novel robotic hydro-therapy project was one of the key projects showcased on the tour. This project aims to develop more patient-friendly screening […]
The University of Leeds free online course, Exploring Anatomy: The Human Abdomen starts on 6th April, and is led by Associate Professor Dr James Pickering, awarded the Times Higher Education Most Innovative Teacher of the Year, 2014. The course also draws on the expertise of specialist surgeons, pathologists and radiologists. The course is designed for […]
The HTC is keen to talk to partners about developing applications that will help build an evidence base to support the use of a product within a stratified approach to treatment. Please get in touch through our “Contact Us” page if you are interested in working with the HTC in this area. Link to Innovate […]
HTC nanotechnology theme lead Prof. Steve Evans talks about some his latest work on gold nanotubes.
Gemma received her award on the 4th of December at the 5th annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference. This conference acts an annual showcase for high quality research being generated by the postgraduate community in Leeds. Researchers were judged on an ability to communicate their project to a non-specialist audience and demonstrate the […]
The HTC was awarded £50K from the University of Leeds Innovation Accelerator Awards (IAA) Programme to pump-prime up to 10 projects linking the HTC with SMEs. This is proving to be a popular and effective way for starting research collaborations, with a number of IAA awards having been allocated. There are still funds available for […]
Low Rectal Cancer – Radical Surgery or Organ Preservation Book now – 1-2 September 2014 Organised by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in collaboration with The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, this meeting will provide an update on current thinking about the treatment of low rectal cancer and in particular […]
On 16th June the HTC joined forces with the Yorkshire and Humber AHSN to host an interactive evening workshop with local SMEs. Five SMEs presented their technologies to an audience of clinicians and academics to provoke discussion and generate ideas for future innovation. The evening has generated applications to the recent MRC Industrial CASE studentship […]
The HTC has hosted 3 meetings around the U.K to launch regional hubs in the Southwest, Southeast and Scotland/Northern England. The meetings, held in Bath, Glasgow and Oxford throughout March were well attended by academic, industry and clinical specialists, as well as public and patient advocates. The focus of the meetings was to create cohesive, […]