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New certificate course in Vascular and Microsurgery

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In conjunction with the MSc in Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Northwick Park Institute of Medical Research (NPIMR) is offering a new certificate course in Vascular and Microsurgery.

Creating New Ears For Children Born With Small Or Missing Ears - (June 2014)

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Around one in every 6,000 babies worldwide is born with an unusually small, misshapen or missing ear – a condition called microtia. It’s possible to reconstruct children’s ears using plastic surgery, but existing approaches all have drawbacks. Dr Michelle Griffin, of University College London, is developing a new way to reconstruct ears, in the hope of overcoming these drawbacks and improving children’s lives.

British scientists make custom-made body parts using stem cells - Daily Mail (April 2014)

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UK scientists make body parts in laboratory. Click here to find out more.

MSc in Burns, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Alumni (2012/13)

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Burns alumni

From left to right (back row): Dr Kalaskar (Course Director), Prof Butler (Programme Director), Prof Seifalian (Programme Director), Joey Chen (Msc student); (front row) Michelle Griffin, Maleeha Muhgal, Xiao Zhang, Ben Way, Junjie Zhao (MSc students)

'Turtle Boy' - Channel 4 (2013)

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Mr Neil Bulstrode (Plastic Surgeon) from our MSc course helped to treat Didier Montalvo, six, from Colombia, to treat a rare condition called Congenital Melanocytic Nevus.

'Botched Up Bodies' - Channel 5 (2012)

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Two of our MSc tutors Mr Niall Kirkpatrick (Craniofacial and Reconstructive Facial Surgeon) and Mr Patrick Mallucci (Plastic Surgeon) are featuring in a brand new surgical documentary on Channel 5.

UCL technology used in windpipe transplant - UCL News (July 2011)

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Professor Alexander Seifalian (UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science) and his team designed and built the synthetic windpipe ‘scaffold’ used in an operation announced today. Read UCL press release

Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant - BBC News (July 2011)

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Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant, By Michelle Roberts, Health reporter, BBC News, in Stockholm

First Synthetic Organ Transplant - BBC News (July 2011)

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First synthetic organ transplant, By Fergus Walsh, Medical correspondent, BBC News Health

Socialized medicine develops first artificial bodypart - BBC World News

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