Smart Matrix: healing without a skin graft RAFT has developed Smart Matrix, an advanced wound care product that has the potential to heal full thickness wounds ...Learn More
The need for intuitive upper arm bionics Around 5,500 adults and children in the UK are living with an upper limb amputation or have congenital upper ...Learn More
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Researching breast reconstruction after mastectomy Billions of pounds have gone into breast cancer research and treatment, an investment which has radically improved the life expectancy for ...Learn More
The need: Severe bone defects caused by accident, disease or tumour removal are extremely debilitating. Bone injury or deterioration can affect anyone, but older people face ...Learn More
RAFT was established by plastic surgeons who were dismayed at how long it took for scientific innovations to filter through to patients. Working with burns patients, they believed there was so much more that could be done and so, decided to invest their own money to change the situation.
A Burning Issue
RAFT is a medical research charity founded in 1988 by four plastic surgeons, Roy Sanders, Brian Morgan, Douglas Harrison and Paul Smith, who were dismayed at the lack of successful wound healing treatment options available to patients who had suffered severe burns, such as those injured in oil rig ...
Civil Society reports on appointment of Dr Elena Garcia as Director of Research at RAFT
Dr Niccolo Caderni named Chairman of RAFT
RAFT receive Medical Research Charity of the Year accolade
RAFT receives International Life Sciences Award from Global Health and Pharma (GHP)
RAFT researcher collects prestigious award at TCES Annual Meeting