University of Nottingham

 Devices for novel treatment and patient care

patient and clinician

Building on our strong clinical partnerships and with over 160 clinical academics, we are developing and evaluating numerous medical devices for novel treatments and patient care. These include

Polymers inside us

  • Resorbable implants
  • cochlear implants,
  • additive manufacture
  • customised implants
  • metrology

transcranial magnetic stimulation

  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression
  • Wrist stimulation for Tourette Syndrome

robotic hand

Prostheses and other aids

  • Prosthetics
  • Robotics
  • Hearing aids

Ruman Rahman

  • Injectable biomaterials for delivery of therapies and regeneration
  • Resorbable biomaterials for bone healing
  • Prophylactic treatment of osteoporosis
  • Osteochondrial scaffolds for cartilage repair
  • 3D bioprinting
  • Electrospinning scaffolds for tissue engineering
  • Targeted therapeutics for cancer
  • Corneal repair
  • Spider silk for wound healing

Codman antimicrobial catheter developed by Roger Bayston

  • Antimicrobial resistance

Dr Jen Martin working on digital support for PTSD therapy

  • Virtual reality avatar treatment
  • Online therapist
  • Mobile phone apps and computer games