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University of Leeds MOOC “Exploring Anatomy: The Human Abdomen” enrolling now

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 […]

KTP funding call for “New Modelling Systems for Stratified Medicine” now open

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 […]

Miss Gemma Gossedge wins the University of Leeds 2014 Postgraduate Researcher of the Year award for work on imaging to accurately determine lymph node spread of colon cancer interoperatively

  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 […]

£5k pots of pump-prime funding still available…

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 […]

Edinburgh International Coloproctology Festival 2014

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 […]

Joint HTC – AHSN networking event

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 […]

Meetings in Bath, Glasgow and Oxford expand the HTC nationally

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, […]

HTC Clinical Research Fellow, Natalie Hirst, wins Norman Williams Prize

One of the HTCs Clinical Research Fellows, Natalie Hirst has won the prestigious Norman Williams Prize at the recent Society of Academic and Research Surgeons meeting in Cambridge. The prize was awarded for Natalie’s work on “Biosensor technology for early detection of anastamotic leak and intra-abdominal sepsis after gastrointestinal surgery”. In summary, anastomotic leak  is […]

Regional meetings to launch HTC hubs

After a successful National Meeting on the 17th October in Leeds, the HTC will be hosting three regional meetings in the south east, south west and the north early in the new year. The HTC is a national network and these events will provide opportunities around the U.K where science and engineering experts, clinicians, industry […]