Clinical Operational Research Unit (CORU)


Marfan aortic aneurysm: Golesworthy wins Healthcare Award

7 December 2011

CORU partner Tal Golesworthy (left in the project team photo below) was awarded The Engineer's Medical & Healthcare Award at The Royal Society.  Golesworthy in 2004 became the first person fitted with the External Aortic Root Support (EARS) implant which he had himself devised. A process engineer, Golesworthy worked with MRI scans, CAD and rapid prototyping technology to design and manufacture the textile external support which has NICE Technology Appraisal in the UK.

The project team

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Marfan Aortic Root Support Project

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