Audit provides roadmap to grow regional strength of med tech The recent Science and Innovation Audit for the Leeds City Region identifies the regional strengths of the med tech sector, but also key challenges to be addressed if its potential for economic growth is to be realised, argues Professor John Fisher. Where to begin? When […]
I am a PhD student at the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York. I am exploring the applications of cutting edge technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) to improve healthcare, both diagnostics and rehabilitation aspects of medical procedures. The key aspect of the innovation relies on the style of walking (gait), which has been used by doctors and clinicians for decades, but in a very traditional and qualitative sense.
From researcher to policy officer – Alexandra Smyth Current Organisation: University of Leeds Current Position: Post-Doctoral Researcher Secondment organisation: Translate Researcher in career crisis My name is Alexandra Smyth and I am currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher. I was a student in the final year of my PhD when I started panicking about my future career […]
A secondment? The chance to access a unique experience – Dr Elena Mancuso Current Organisation: University of Leeds Current Position: Medical Technologies Research Fellow Secondment organisation: Medipex Expanding my current knowledge and professional network My name is Elena Mancuso and I am a Research Fellow within the IMPRESS (Incontinence-Management-and-Prevention-through-Engineering-and-Sciences) network at the University of Leeds. […]
My name is Dr Christopher Russell and I am a postdoctoral researcher currently based in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds. I am presently working on a multi-disciplinary research project to design and fabricate neural electrodes to be utilised for brain-machine interfaces.
My name is Dr. Andrew Aldridge and I am a Post-Doctoral Researcher working in the field of Regenerative Medicine, specifically the use of adult stem cells in combination with tissue scaffolds.