- Bristol scientists to help heart patients by transforming veins into arteries
Scientists at the University of Bristol are to investigate a new regenerative and tissue engineering technique to improve outcomes for people having heart bypass surgery. Professor Raimondo Ascione speaks to the European Heart Journal about the research which could have a major impact on coronary artery bypass surgery.
- Researchers to develop 'wearable' robotic tools for surgery
A collaborative team of researchers is to develop a wearable robotic system for minimally invasive surgery, also known as keyhole surgery, that will offer surgeons natural and dexterous movement as well as the ability to 'sense', 'see', control and safely navigate through the surgical environment. Find out more about SMARTsurg.
- From bench to bedside: new research centre to benefit humans, animals and the environment
A new national centre, unique in the UK and Europe, that will take research out of the laboratory and closer to the bedside to ensure more patients worldwide can access ground-breaking treatments as quickly as possible was officially opened on Thursday 9 June.
- New translational research centre celebrates its topping-out
A new national research facility aligned to NHS standards is currently under construction in the University of Bristol, for researchers across the UK. Its role is to get research out of the laboratory and ensure patients worldwide can access ground-breaking treatments as quickly as possible.
- Turning research into reality
A new centre will take lab research into hospitals, where it benefits patients. Professor Raimondo Ascione talks translational science with Sarah Kidner.
- New drug could protect the heart from damage following heart attack
The deadliest form of heart attack is frequent with around 250,000 in the USA and about 60,000 in the UK per year. A collaborative team of researchers have been awarded £1 million to accelerate the development of a new drug able to protect the heart from these attacks in the latest round of Biomedical Catalyst funding announced yesterday [Thursday 20 November] by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Innovate UK.