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Prof Steve Morgan awarded a prestigious Royal Society Industry Fellowship

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The Director of Centre for Healthcare Technologies; Professor Steve Morgan has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society Industry Fellowship to work with Footfalls and Heartbeats (UK).

CHT wins award for its outstanding partnership

CHT wins award for its outstanding partnership
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Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award in this year's NHS England Healthcare Science Awards ceremony. The Developing Partnerships to Improve Outcomes Award, celebrates CHT in providing a thriving ecosystem for innovative scientific and clinical research which speeds up the identification and dissemination of healthcare innovations that benefits patients.

Recognition for novel Endotracheal tube at Anaesthetists Innovation Awards

Recognition for novel Endotracheal tube at Anaesthetists Innovation Awards
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Anaesthetist Andy Norris received the runner up award at the 2018 Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Awards for his novel endotracheal tube design, collaborating with Professor Steve Morgan, Dr Andy Norris, Dr Ricardo Correia and Professor Jon Hardman.

Avoiding tracheal damage and ventilator-associated pneumonia

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Our iTraXS (intra Tracheal Multiplexed Sensing) tube has incorporated optical fibre sensors into the cuffs of the tube which can measure pressure and blood flow, humidity, temperature and biofilm thickness. This will avoid damaging the trachea and reduce the incidence of pneumonia.

Machine Learning to support care for premature babies in Low-Income Countries

Machine Learning to support care for premature babies in Low-Income Countries
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Clinical trial; GestATion, undertaken in Nottingham aiming to use Machine Learning to estimate gestation age in newborn babies using still images of the babies foot, face and ear. The method could be used in low-middle income countries where antenatal care is poor and many babies are born prematurely with no record of this or unable to decide on the care they require.

Award won for research into Optical Fibre Sensing during critical care

Award won for research into Optical Fibre Sensing during critical care
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Best poster presentation won on a work titled 'Optical fibre sensing during critical care' at the 5th International Conference on Biophotonics, Australia by Francisco Ulises Hernandez Ledezma, a PhD candidate at The University of Nottingham

EPSRC Next Generation Biomaterials Discovery Programme Grant website launched

EPSRC Next Generation Biomaterials Discovery Programme Grant website launched
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The EPSRC Programme Grant in Next Generation Biomaterials Discovery was launched with the goal of identifying new biomaterials, beyond the existing limited range of polymeric drug and cell delivery agents and medical device polymers. Visit the website to learn more.
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