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Engineering the future of health care -- from brain mapping to smarter limb prostheses
Date:3/7/2013

ilisation for use in a range of patient environments. Researchers will investigate whether these systems can be used to help patients communicate and control the world around them and novel physiological models will enhance the extraction of clinically relevant information from the captured signals and images. Led by Professor Clare Elwell, University College London. Project partners: Custom Interconnect Ltd, g tec Guger Technologies, and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. Grant 993,000.

Zero-Field MRI to Enhance Diagnosis of Neurodegeneration A diagnostic imaging method using a new type of MRI with the aim of early diagnosis of degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. The method seeks to measure biomarkers that could reflect disease state and might ultimately be used to monitor the effectiveness of drug therapies. The technique will use a rapidly-switched magnetic field to provide images of the brain structure and function, reflecting subtle changes at molecular and cellular level, which are not seen with existing MRI. Led by Professor David Lurie, University of Aberdeen. Grant: 979,000.

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Development of multiphoton microscopes for real-world clinical applications

Multiphoton microscopes extend the depth at which optical images can be collected within tissue allowing immediate diagnosis in areas such as brain, prostrate, skin and spine. The research will use the technology to produce two new instruments:

  • a motion-stabilised hand-held multiphoton scanner producing images of external tissue and tissues exposed in surgery
  • a miniature, flexible multiphoton endoscope used inside a fine needle and inserted via channels such as breast ducts or into organs, to provide sub-cellular images anywhere inside the body

Led by Dr Christopher Dunsby, Imperial College London with the University of Bath. Grant 854,000.

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