User interface for a voice therapy biofeedback device for clients with Parkinson’s disease Name: Mark Rochman Current Organisation: Leeds Beckett University ‘In May, Translate opened its summer student project scheme to support small medical technology development projects in the Leeds City Region. The scheme proved to be a massive success and 26 unique projects were funded. […]
Care Home Digitisation – Michelle Sigauke Name: Michelle Sigauke Current Organisation: Leeds Beckett university Current Position: Research Associate My name is Michelle Sigauke; I am interested in technology, and how it is used to make processes more efficient. I am a recent BSc Business Information Technology graduate at Leeds Beckett University, and my current role is as […]
Electrospun scaffolds for tissue engineering; an industry partner perspective. Name: Dr Peter Iddon Current Organisation: Neotherix Current Position: Development Manager Secondment organisation: University of Bradford My name is Dr Peter Iddon, and as Development Manager at Neotherix Ltd, I am responsible for the development and translation of new bioresorbable electrospun scaffolds for tissue repair and regeneration. Neotherix develop such […]
Joint University collaboration in cancer research – Farideh Javid Name: Farideh Javid Current Organisation: University of Huddersfield Current Position: Senior Lecturer Our goal as pharmacologists I am Farideh Javid, a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at the University of Huddersfield. The number of patients with cancer is increasing. Unfortunately the current treatments have drawbacks as they do not work for […]
Farshid Sefat, a lecturer in Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Bradford met the Neotherix team at a Translate meeting in Leeds. After discussing, the problems around reproducibility of scaffolds in electrospinning, they decided to apply for a secondment with Bradford acting as the host institute.
My name is Bal Singh and I am interested in the application of machine learning methods through mobile platforms in the field of health and wellbeing. My secondment will take place at Gandham Industries, led by a medical technology specialist who is also a medical doctor in the NHS.