Burns News

New certificate course in Vascular and Microsurgery

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. More...

Published: Jul 23, 2014 2:12:42 PM

Creating New Ears For Children Born With Small Or Missing Ears - Action.org.uk (June 2014)

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.

Published: Jun 24, 2014 4:34:05 PM

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

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

Published: May 2, 2014 2:54:13 PM

Burns alumni

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

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) More...

Published: May 2, 2014 2:51:43 PM

'Turtle Boy' - Channel 4 (2013)

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. More...

Published: May 2, 2014 2:41:21 PM

'Botched Up Bodies' - Channel 5 (2012)

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.

Published: May 2, 2014 2:39:48 PM

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

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 More...

Published: May 2, 2014 2:36:00 PM

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

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

Published: May 2, 2014 2:33:09 PM

First Synthetic Organ Transplant - BBC News (July 2011)

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

Published: May 2, 2014 2:31:01 PM

Socialized medicine develops first artificial bodypart - BBC World News

Published: May 2, 2014 2:25:25 PM

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