Although electrocardiograms (ECGs) can help predict cardiac emergencies as much as several months before a potentially life-threatening episode, this usually requires being hooked up to an ECG machine for a…
A bandage-like patch of polymer microneedles developed by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland may be a painless and safe way for doctors to test for drugs and some…
Photo: Dr. Ryan Donnelly, School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast
A team of researchers from the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) and the Vienna University of Technology (both in Vienna, Austria) has developed a microscopy technique that enhances three-dimensional (3D)…
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In developing nations, rural areas, and even one’s own home, limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical professionals can impede the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Many qualitative…
Photo: Caltech/Ismagilov Group
UCL Professor Mohan Edirisinghe completed a ‘hat trick’ of wins yesterday as he collected a 2013 Brian Mercer Feasibility award in a ceremony at the Royal Society.
The prize was…
Photo: Prof Mohan Edirisinghe
When Alice Pyne starts talking about giving “crystallised virus structures” to school children, my heart skips a beat. Surely we’ve screwed up the next generation enough already without giving them…
Photo: Alice Pyne
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.