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2016


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

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2015


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

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 XXL Britain: Tonight, ITV London, 21 October 2015

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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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2014


‘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

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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

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

 

2013


‘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