Milestone Reached as 100 Participants Partake in Child Brain Research

Posted on August 29, 2018

August 6, 2018 marks a key milestone for the high-profile Developing Human Connectome Project, having now conducted 100 fetal MRI scans to contribute to and support their research. The project aims to treat and prevent brain disease in children using cutting-edge imaging and scanning technology. The project was recently featured by the National Institute of…

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New study will explore why children with heart disease have brain development problems

Posted on March 27, 2018

New study will explore why children with heart disease have brain development problems – and pave the way towards life-improving treatments Around 100 babies each year in the UK are born with congenital heart disease. Thanks to advances in early diagnosis and treatment, around eight out of 10 children with congenital heart disease will now…

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London’s most powerful MRI scanner to transform research

Posted on February 12, 2018

London is to benefit from a massive 20-ton scanner which is set to transform clinical research in the capital. The state-of-the-art ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine will be the first of its kind in London and will be located at St Thomas’ Hospital, where a new clinical imaging research facility will be created…

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HRH The Princess Royal Opens Centre for Medical Engineering

Posted on December 14, 2017

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal was accompanied by King’s College London President & Principal, Professor Edward Byrne AC, and Sir Hugh Taylor, Chairman, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, as she officially opened a new Wellcome/Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Centre for Medical Engineering today (14 December 2017). The state-of-the-art Centre…

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