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UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

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Materials and Tissue

Advances in materials science have allowed us to enter a new phase in both our understanding and our use of implanted material.
No longer are these materials inert substitutes. Increasingly the new materials interact with the body in a dynamic way.

Nanotechnology

The application of the modern principles of nanotechnology forms a central component of the research activity within this Research Department. The vibrant mix of UCL and NHS staff fosters close research links, based on strong scientific expertise aligned to clinical strengths

Tissue & Energy

This Research Department brings together clinicians and scientists from a variety of backgrounds, who are working together to develop highly targeted novel imaging, sensing, management and energy based interventions to detect and cure disease.

Surgical & Interventional Trials Unit

SITU specialises in providing infrastructure for running studies led by surgeons and interventionists within any anatomical site and has a long history of managing large scale multi-centre, multinational randomised controlled clinical trials in solid tumours.