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Brain Injury MIC COVID-19 Challenge

Brain Injury MIC COVID-19 Challenge Recognising the current situation and in line with NIHR guidelines, we are inviting expressions of interests for potential solutions designed to address issues and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are keen to catalyse solutions using all available means, [...]

2020-04-17T10:03:20+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

NIHR Response to COVID-19

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/covid-19/ Other current COVID-19 Funding Opportunities: Testing Methods Sourcing Platform https://testingmethods.crowdicity.com Platform in partnership between the Department of Health and Social Care, the UK Bioindustry Association, British In Vitro Diagnostics Association and the Royal College of Pathologists. COVID-19 and mitigating impact on health [...]

2020-04-17T10:06:56+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

CORSAIR: COvid-19 Related Service Adjustment In Referral practice

Following the national prioritisation process established by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic and the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust guidelines to help researchers delivering Covid-19 studies, the NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative has [...]

2020-04-17T08:29:55+00:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Dr Ari Ercole awarded a Digital Healthcare Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Ari Ercole who has been awarded one of 17 Health Education England 'Topol' Digital Healthcare Fellowships. Dr Ercole’s research has focussed on digital biomarkers and applications of statistical and machine learning to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and perioperative routinely collected data. [...]

2019-10-21T15:14:58+00:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

EnterpriseTECH now Open!

Are you a PhD, postdoc, early career academic or research-related member of staff at the School of Technology, the School of Physical Sciences, the School of Biological Sciences; or the School of Clinical Medicine? Would you like the opportunity to develop skills in entrepreneurship while [...]

2019-10-17T13:20:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

CRASH-3: a win for patients with traumatic brain injury

Early treatment with tranexamic acid could save ‘hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide’ According to a major study published in The Lancet on 14th October 2019, tranexamic acid could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients by as much as 20%, depending on the [...]

2019-10-15T15:01:46+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Cambridge MedTech Foundation’s Innovation Programme now open!

Cambridge MedTech Foundation - Innovation Programme CALL FOR CLINICAL NEEDS The Innovation Programme is an annual education event that runs as two month ‘table-top’ exercise intended to teach the skills required to design, develop and market a novel technological solution to a [...]

2019-09-27T15:43:02+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: News|