Awarded Research for Health projects
Further information about the Research for Health scheme.
Projects awarded in 2017/2018
Challenge: Marion Steiner 'To develop a patient-orientated hospital discharge summary as a tool for self-care' Solution: Alyson Huntley, Bristol Medical School (PHS) 'A patient-orientated hospital discharge summary to promote self-care in older patients: a mixed-method study to determine suitability and outcome measures'
Challenge: Phil Clatworthy, Alvaro Cervera & Alex Mortimer 'Stroke on anti-platelet treatment: can it be prevented by individualised treatment based on genotype and measurement? Solution: Stuart Mundell, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience 'Assessment of impact of platelet P2Y12 receptor antagonism upon stroke'
Projects awarded in 2015/2016
Challenge: Wesley Hayes 'Develop an objective tool to determine fluid overload in children receiving dialysis' Solution: Alin Achim, School of Engineering 'B-Line Quantification in Lung Ultrasound Images for Fluid Overload Determination in Children Receiving Dialysis'
Challenge: Phillip Simons & Ann Sephton 'Do Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) Toolkits performed in a community setting prevent hospital admissions and improve health outcomes?' Solution: Helen Baxter, Bristol Medical School 'An explorative study of the utility and acceptability of a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) toolkit within primary care'
Challenge: Kate Rush 'MRSA in People Who Inject Drugs – “Why do a significant but small number of injecting drug users in Bristol develop MRSA sepsis and what can we do to reduce this?"' Solution: Matt Hickman, Bristol Medical School 'Preventing and managing community acquired MRSA in PWID'
Challenge: Fiona Hayes 'Is there any direct correlation between anxiety disorders in young people and time spent using screen technology?' Solution: Suzanne Gage and Rosie Cornish, School of Experimental Psychology 'Assessing the association between screen time and anxiety in UK adolescents: a prospective longitudinal study using the ALSPAC cohort'
Challenge: Fiona Hayes 'Is there any direct correlation between anxiety disorders in young people and time spent using screen technology?' Solution: Rosie Cornish and Suzanne Gage, School of Experimental Psychology 'Assessing the association between screen time and anxiety in UK adolescents: a prospective longitudinal study using the ALSPAC cohort'
Challenge: Wesley Hayes 'Develop a method to measure kidney transplant perfusion in real-time' Solution: John Day, School of Physics 'Feasibility study of spectroscopic methods for real-time measurement of kidney perfusion'
Challenge: Charlotte Bradbury 'Predicting patient responses to immunosuppressive treatment in autoimmune thrombocytopenia' Solution: Andrew Mumford, School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine 'Peripheral blood markers of steroid resistance in autoimmune thrombocytopenia'
Projects awarded in 2014/2015
Challenge: Michael Whitehouse, School of Clinical Sciences, 'Bearing surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty' Solution: Bo Su, School of Oral and Dental Sciences, 'Biomimetic Materials and Surfaces for Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA)'
Challenge: Michael Whitehouse, School of Clinical Sciences ‘Measurement of malrotation in total knee arthroplasty’ Solution: Ian Craddock and Beatriz Monsalve, School of Engineering, 'Quantitative Microwave Imaging for Measurement of Malrotation in Total Knee Arthroplasty'
Challenge: Michael Whitehouse, School of Clinical Sciences, ‘Measurement of malrotation in total knee arthroplasty’ Solution: Beatriz Monsalve and Ian Craddock, School of Engineering, 'Quantitative Microwave Imaging for Measurement of Malrotation in Total Knee Arthroplasty'
Challenge: Chris Bourdeaux, University Hospitals Bristol, ‘Can information flow be designed to change clinicians' behaviour and improve clinical outcomes in the intensive care unit?’ Solution: Iain Gilchrist (School of Experimental Psychology) 'Adaptive nudge to optimise decision-making in the intensive care unit'
Challenge: Katherine Walls, UHBristol PCDS, ‘Understanding inequalities in oral health in Bristol’ Solution: Patricia Lucas, School of Policy Studies, 'Understanding Inequalities in child oral health in Bristol: Who attends, for what procedures, and who is missing from the services'
Challenge: Sanjoy Shah, University Hospitals Bristol Trust, 'A multi-modal approach to prehabilitation in patients undergoing major surgery for cancer' Solution: Maria Pufulete, Bristol Medical School, 'Developing a multi-component prehabilitation intervention to improve outcomes for people undergoing surgery for cancer'