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‘Virtual physiotherapy’ helps stroke patients regain the use of their paralysed arms – using video games



13 Things You Really Need To Know About Antibiotic Resistance, Buzzfeed, 19 November 2015


 XXL Britain: Tonight, ITV London, 21 October 2015

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Repairing The Human Body, The Discovery Channel, 19 October 2015


Pregabalin and gabapentin misuse, Natural birth after caesarean, Adrenaline auto-injectors, BBC Radio 4, 7 0ctober 2015



The 24-hour cancer blood test you can take at GP’s: Early warning breakthrough could cut weeks of the waiting time for results, The Daily Mail, 10 September 2015



Laser detects brain tumour cells during surgery, BBC News, 26 August 2015



Gene therapy stabilises lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, BBC News, 3 July 2015

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New breathalyser can identify deadly stomach cancers in minutes: Test has 90% accuracy and could save NHS £145m a year, The Daily Mail, 23 June 2015


Trust me, I’m a (royal) doctor! Prince Charles tries his hand at ‘surgery’ during tour of London hospital, The Daily Mail, 28 January 2015



‘First babies born from safe new IVF technique’ The Telegraph, 19 July 2014

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The first babies have been born through a safer IVF technique developed by a team led by Professor Waljit Dhillo at Imperial College London. Read more

‘UK Robotics: Meet the robots helping surgeons’ BBC News, 1 July 2014

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Professor Guang-Zhong Yang, Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, specialises in developing robotics technology with his students, such as a catheter robot which can pass through an artery to deploy a stent (which is used to treat narrow or weak arteries). Read more

‘Newly crowned: Europe’s top inventor’ The Guardian, 17 June 2014

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Professor Chris Toumazou, Regius Professor of Engineering, Imperial College London, won the European Inventor Award 2014 in the category of research. His invention, a USB stick that decodes a patient’s DNA within minutes, will  make DNA testing more economical for clinics and hospitals. Read more

‘Boris Johnson: Cities slicker’ Total Politics, 28 April 2014

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In this feature, Mayor of London Boris Johnson visits Hammersmith Hospital to launch MedCity and take part in a demonstration of specialist imaging equipment for patients with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s at Imanova. Read more

‘Reconfigured NIHR CRN now in operation’ PharmaTimes, 03 April 2014

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust hosts the newly reconfigured NIHR North West London Clinical Research Network. It will execute the Network’s remit at a local level in support of the delivery of clinical-research studies in the region. Read more

‘Is this the future of cancer surgery?’ BBC One: Bang Goes the Theory, 17 March 2014


Our Trust neurosurgeon Kevin O’Neill performed brain surgery to remove a tumour from a patient, while our College researcher, Dr Zoltan Takats, explains how the “intelligent knife” works. Watch the programme

‘West London hospitals renew partnership with university’ The Westminster Chronicle, 05 March 2014


The Westminster Chronicle published a news article on the Imperial College AHSC reaccreditation for 2014-19. Read more



‘Cancer surgery: Tumour ‘sniffing’ surgical knife designed’ BBC News, 17 July 2013

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BBC news published an article about the ”intelligent knife” developed by Imperial College London researchers. The “iKnife” can sniff out tumours to improve cancer surgery. Read more