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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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World-first embryonic stem cell trial for the heart
Bioscience Technology, October 31, 2014
Corneal implants might make reading glasses obsolete
NPR, October 31, 2014
Leadless pacemakers will be game changers—someday
MDDI, October 31, 2014
TactiCath Quartz contact force ablation catheter
Medgadget, October 31, 2014
Sweat-analyzing skin patch could replace blood sampling
Gizmag, October 31, 2014
Medtronic’s new pericardial aortic valve going on trial
Medgadget, October 31, 2014
MRI-PET scanner will enable new insights into dementia
Imperial College London, October 30, 2014
Covidien’s new ReliaTack fixation device for laparoscopic hernia repair
Medgadget, October 30, 2014
Preliminary results further confirms the effectiveness of electroCore’s non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation treatment for headache
Medical News Today, October 30, 2014
Extremely stretchable hydrogels may be used in artificial muscles
PhysOrg, October 30, 2014
Mindray unveils M9 portable ultrasound system
Medgadget, October 30, 2014
Synthetic biologists create paper-based diagnostic for ebola
MIT Technology Review, October 30, 2014
Versatile bioink prints tissue scaffolds in 3D
Materials Today, October 30, 2014
New home test shakes up colon cancer screening
R&D Mag, October 29, 2014
MusicGlove hand rehabilitation system now available
Medgadget, October 29, 2014
New test could help physicians predict people who are at early stages of sepsis
NewsMedical, October 29, 2014
Tablet screening app can improve eye health outcomes in remote, underserved communities
NewsMedical, October 29, 2014
Thyroid cancer genome analysis finds markers of aggressive tumors
Bioscience Technology, October 29, 2014
Bioinspired blood and bacteria repellent coating for medical devices
Medgadget, October 28, 2014
Tackling blindness, deafness through neuroengineering
Bioscience Technology, October 28, 2014
Converting skin cells directly into brain cells advances fight against Huntington’s disease
Gizmag, October 28, 2014
DOST imaging may help predict tumor response before starting treatment
NewsMedical, October 27, 2014
UL research unlocks major scientific challenge that has potential for rapid diagnostics tools
NewsMedical, October 27, 2014
Promising blood biomarkers identified for colorectal cancer: Is a screening blood test within reach?
Medical News Today, October 27, 2014
The PROBEAT-RT proton beam therapy system incorporating real-time tumor-tracking is approved in Japan
NewsMedical, October 27, 2014
Skin patch may replace syringe for disease diagnosis
Bioscience Technology, October 27, 2014
Cell transplant helps paralyzed man walk with frame
Reuters, October 27, 2014
Koala Toco electronics-free tocodynamometer for tracking uterine contractions
Medgadget, October 26, 2014
Researchers develop low-cost 3-D printed facial prostheses for eye cancer patients
NewsMedical, October 26, 2014
BostonSci’s CoverEdge surgical leads with 32 contacts for more effective pain control
Medgadget, October 26, 2014
3D-printed braces could transform quality of life for disabled kids
Wired, October 26, 2014
iExaminer smartphone system: A low-cost option for ocular imaging in pediatric patients
NewsMedical, October 26, 2014
Scientists develop single molecule electrical sensing mechanism to detect disease, including Ebola
October 25, 2014
iPhones for eye health: Capturing ocular images in difficult-to-photograph patients
Medical News Today, October 25, 2014
New trial testing benefits of tablet ultrasounds in ambulances
Medgadget, October 25, 2014
Dexcom SHARE helps caretakers watch relatives’ glucose levels
Medgadget, October 25, 2014
Ultrafast nonlinear microscopy can ID breast cancer tumors in real time
BioOptics World, October 25, 2014
Acoustic technique developed to detect knee osteoarthritis
Medical News Today, October 24, 2014
3D printing helps build upper jaw prosthetic for cancer patient
Gizmag, October 24, 2014
Small Joints Market Outpaces Hips and Knees
MDDI, October 24, 2014
Michigan students develop screening tools for heart and lung disease
NewsMedical, October 24, 2014
MotionSavvy UNI sign language interpreter gives a voice to the deaf and hard of hearing
Medgadget, October 24, 2014
TriVascular CustomSeal for Ovation AAA stent grafts FDA approved
Medgadget, October 24, 2014
Sandia Dynamic Leg Prosthesis Technology Auto-Adjusts for All Day Fit (VIDEO)
Medgadget, October 23, 2014
A new test for Ovarian cancer detection found
BBC News, October 23, 2014
Otoharmonics receives Class 2 medical device license for Levo system from Health Canada
NewsMedical, October 23, 2014
Clinical study of Proxima miniature in-line blood gas analyser meets primary end point
NewsMedical, October 23, 2014
See-through sensors open new window into the brain
Bioscience Technology, October 23, 2014
Novel ‘designer’ nanodevice could improve cancer diagnostics, treatment
NewsMedical, October 22, 2014
FDA approves a new ultrasound imaging agent
Medical News Today, October 22, 2014

London Events

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UCL EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging Event Series
Tuesday 4 November, 2014
Imaging cancer with MRI
Tuesday 4 November, 2014
How to turn an idea into a successful business
Wednesday 5 November, 2014
The medical, social and engineering challenges in developing effective neuroprotective therapies for multiple sclerosis
Wednesday 5 November, 2014
The Value of Technology in Healthcare
Thursday 6 November, 2014
Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Lecture 2014
Thursday 6 November, 2014
UCL digifest
10 November, 2014 - 14 November, 2014
Translating 1-D Modelling to the Clinic: Progress and Challenges
Wednesday 12 November, 2014
LRMN & Thermo Fisher Scientific
Wednesday 12 November, 2014
Professor Guillermo Tearney from Harvard Medical School
Thursday 13 November, 2014
UCL EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging Event Series
Tuesday 18 November, 2014
Special Grand Round
Wednesday 19 November, 2014
IBME Monthly Seminar
Wednesday 19 November, 2014
UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium 2014
Monday 24 November, 2014
Recent advances in the tribology and bioengineering of the skin
Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Professor Marc D. McKee from McGill University
Monday 1 December, 2014
UCL EPSRC CDT in Medical Imaging Event Series
Tuesday 2 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
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
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
Biomechanical Engineering Group Seminar
Wednesday 14 January, 2015

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