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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) provides a focus for UCL’s wide-ranging expertise in medical technologies.

The IBME aims to be the world’s fastest and most cost-effective deliverer of patient benefit by harnessing the power of university-based innovation and experimental medicine in the UK.

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International Research News

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Heart failure patients and their families helped to reduce salt intake with electronic monitoring device
Medical News Today, November 22, 2014
Nanotechnology cancer research could reduce side effects from chemotherapy
Nano, November 22, 2014
MOCAheart device hopes to help track cardiovascular health
Medgadget, November 22, 2014
NEC MultiSync MD212G3 LCD grayscale diagnostic monitor
Medgadget, November 22, 2014
Infectious disease control with portable CMOS-based diagnostics
BioOptics World, November 22, 2014
Artificial muscle can “remember” movements
R&D Mag, November 22, 2014
Lung regeneration mechanism discovered
ScienceDaily, November 21, 2014
How one start-up is using fitness trackers to help diabetes patients
Forbes, November 21, 2014
Genteel lancing device for pain-free glucose testing anywhere on body
Medgadget, November 21, 2014
Head-controlled smartphone is perfect for the disabled
Wired, November 21, 2014
Samsung RS80A ultrasound system now available in U.S.
Medgadget, November 21, 2014
Non-invasive colon cancer screening: interview with Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy
Medgadget, November 21, 2014
Needle-free Ebola vaccine provides four-month protection in monkeys
Gizmag, November 21, 2014
Implanted device shows potential as alternative to warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation
Medical News Today, November 21, 2014
Virtual reality hand training with haptic technology
Medgadget, November 20, 2014
ETH researchers develop a thought-controlled genetic interface
MIT Technology Review, November 20, 2014
Medical device cybersecurity: Five questions the industry needs to ask now
MDDI, November 20, 2014
10 finalists chosen for dare-to-dream Medtech Design Challenge (Stewart Platform)
MDDI, November 20, 2014
Fluorescence imaging and MRI-capable nanoparticles could track disease
BioOptics World, November 20, 2014
Qardio receives two CES Innovation Awards for QardioCore wearable ECG monitor
NewsMedical, November 20, 2014
Potential new treatment for two major eye diseases using tiny needles
Medical News Today, November 20, 2014
BSXinsight lactate threshold sensor lets athletes know how far to push themselves
Gizmag, November 20, 2014
New multi-specimen perfusion bioreactor for reliable tissue growth introduced by Bose
NewsMedical, November 19, 2014
Invuity Waveguide XT lights up spine during minimally invasive procedures
Medgadget, November 19, 2014
10 finalists chosen for dare-to-dream Medtech Design Challenge (Wound Glove)
MDDI, November 19, 2014
New test can detect bloodstream infection with unprecedented speed, sensitivity
NewsMedical, November 19, 2014
Device changes your mood with a zap to the head
MIT Technology Review, November 19, 2014
Amedica, Spinal Kinetics sign multi-year OEM agreement for silicon nitride spinal implants
NewsMedical, November 19, 2014
Elvie provides personal training for the pelvic floor
Gizmag, November 19, 2014
Imaging Method Could Improve Asthma Treatment
Bioscience Technology, November 19, 2014
Worldwide market for catheters to reach $42.5B by 2020
MDDI, November 18, 2014
Fraunhofer develops smartwatch-based assistance and home-health monitoring systems
Gizmag, November 18, 2014
Bio-inspired bleeding control: Researchers synthesize platelet-like nanoparticles that can do more than clot blood
PhysOrg, November 18, 2014
10 finalists chosen for dare-to-dream Medtech Design Challenge (PureWick)
MDDI, November 18, 2014
How advancements in ultrasound revolutionized healthcare
Medgadget, November 18, 2014
MEDICREA receives FDA clearance for world’s first patient-specific spinal osteosynthesis rod
NewsMedical, November 18, 2014
Direct brain-to-brain interface between humans improved
Gizmag, November 18, 2014
Youbionic developing low-cost 3D-printed bionic hand
Gizmag, November 18, 2014
Technology partnership between InterComponentWare AG (ICW) and Roche Diabetes Care results in launch of overarching web-based solution
eHealthNews.eu, November 17, 2014
Applying critical dimensions to medical device design and development
MDDI, November 17, 2014
Artificial semiconductor wireless retina already proving itself in lab study
Medgadget, November 17, 2014
New project to develop mobile digital records for epilepsy treatment
eHealthNews.eu, November 17, 2014
New electronic ‘tongue’ offers potential application in food testing, medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring
NewsMedical, November 17, 2014
10 finalists chosen for dare-to-dream Medtech Design Challenge (Synchroject)
MDDI, November 17, 2014
D-LIVER project aims to help patients with chronic liver disease
NewsMedical, November 17, 2014
Tiny battery is made from lots of even tinier “nanopore” batteries
Gizmag, November 17, 2014
This device diagnoses diseases from one drop of blood
Wired, November 17, 2014
Low-cost 3D-printed prosthetic hand to be tested on amputees in Ecuador
Gizmag, November 16, 2014
World first, as patient receives an implanted pump system to manage pleural effusions
Medical News Today, November 16, 2014
Peter Munk Cardiac Centre surgeons successfully implant novel heart device
NewsMedical, November 16, 2014

London Events

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UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium 2014
Monday 24 November, 2014
Mind The Gap – How can evidence keep pace with new technologies in mental healthcare?
Monday 24 November, 2014
Imaging tumour microstructure and fluid dynamics with MRI
Monday 24 November, 2014
Recent advances in the tribology and bioengineering of the skin
Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Future modelling of chronic diseases: foresight and beyond
Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Eastman Dental Institute Research Seminar Series
Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Make It Better: How engineering designers can have an impact in healthcare
Thursday 27 November, 2014
Professor Marc D. McKee from McGill University
Monday 1 December, 2014
Prototyping Techniques used in MPB Mechanical Engineering Design
Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Accessibility engineering: enabling a human right
Tuesday 2 December, 2014
UCL EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging Event Series
Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Science Summit: Making an Impact
Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Patient and public involvement in medical research: what difference does it make?
Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Mechanics, nanoparticles and growth factors in tissue regeneration
Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Lunch Hour Lectures: Can big data attack heart disease?
Thursday 4 December, 2014
Optical brain imaging of at-risk infants in Africa
Thursday 4 December, 2014
LRMN & Cell Therapy Catapult
Monday 8 December, 2014
Mathematical models of tissue engineering
Wednesday 10 December, 2014
IBME Monthly Seminar
Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Dr Claire Higgins from Imperial College London
Thursday 11 December, 2014
Cortical circuits for purposeful hand actions
Thursday 11 December, 2014
The RATULS robot trial for upper limb dysfunction after stroke
Thursday 11 December, 2014
Queen Mary University of London Life Sciences Conference
15 December, 2014 - 16 December, 2014
Material-driven protein assembly to engineer the cellular microenvironment
Wednesday 17 December, 2014
Solutions: exploring the influence of science and technology on prostate cancer
Friday 19 December, 2014

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