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Date:5/17/2012

ophthalmologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, said: "It is exciting to think that if the results of the trial prove successful, this UK led research could mean that a single sight-saving injection could preserve sight in the many thousands of people affected by this disease worldwide."

A team of researchers at Imperial College London has been supported by the Fund to develop a totally automated blood pressure monitoring system that can be used at home to improve care of patients with heart failure or high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs. They have designed an implantable device that will be placed inside one of the patient's lung arteries to continually monitor blood pressure and transmit the information to an NHS computer using mobile phone technology. This will enable doctors and healthcare professionals to monitor the patient's status remotely and modify treatment accordingly.

Professor Chris McLeod, who is leading the project, explained: "At the moment, the only way to monitor pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is by catheter, which requires hospitalisation, can only be done infrequently and carries some risk of infection. With the support of the Health Innovation Challenge Fund, we hope to provide a practical solution that will improve patient wellbeing and care at home and further, will reduce hospitalisation."

The team is currently investigating the feasibility of manufacturing reproducible devices and readers in an approved method. These devices will be tested extensively in animal models and if successful a proposal will be made to the MHRA for a limited safety and efficacy series of tests in patients by the early part of 2014.

Speaking at a press conference in London today, Director of the Wellcome Trust Sir Mark Walport said: "It is an exciting time for many areas of medical research. Advances in genomics, engineering, imaging and informatics are ripe for introduction into the
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Contact: Jen Middleton
j.middleton@wellcome.ac.uk
44-207-611-7262
Wellcome Trust
Source:Eurekalert

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