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RAFT welcomes new PhD student

Taleen Shakouri has recently started a PhD which will further the research already carried out in collaboration with UCL for RAFT’s 3D printing for facial reconstruction project. Taleen’s research project will be focused on the development of a new composite material specifically for 3D printing to create a custom-fit facial implant. Prior to this PhD […]

RAFT welcomes new PhD student

New RAFT intern begins work on inflammatory response model

Thomas Saddington, a post graduate student from the University Of Sheffield, has recently joined RAFT’s research team for an internship. Thomas has completed a BEng with honours in Bioengineering and will work at RAFT prior to starting an MSc in Biological and Bio-process Engineering in September 2018. “Having the chance to get an insight into how research […]

New RAFT intern begins work on inflammatory response model

Journal of Tissue Engineering publishes paper by RAFT intern

A scientific paper, written by Alexandra Levin in relation to research she conducted during an internship at RAFT, has been published in the Journal of Tissue Engineering. The paper is titled “The importance of factorial design in tissue engineering and biomaterials science: Optimisation of cell seeding efficiency on dermal scaffolds as a case study” and […]

Journal of Tissue Engineering publishes paper by RAFT intern

RAFT Director of Research joins external advisory group for Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative

Dr Elena Garcia, RAFT’s Director of Research, has accepted an invitation to become part of an External Advisory group for the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative. The remit of the Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative is to develop and deliver a programme of work that could improve clinical outcomes and quality of […]

RAFT Director of Research joins external advisory group for Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative

Evan Davison-Kotler returns to RAFT to work on Tissue Regeneration Project

Evan Davison-Kotler, who worked as an intern at RAFT during the previous two summers, has returned to the laboratories to complete his BSc project- part of his BSc(Hons) degree with Saint Francis Xavier University in Canada. Evan will spend 4 months at RAFT working on novel research which will allow patients to regenerate lost tissue […]

Evan Davison-Kotler returns to RAFT to work on Tissue Regeneration Project

Awesome RAFT runners tough it out in hottest London Marathon ever

RAFT runners Nicola Seed, Sarah Ellis, Jamie Adams, Sophie Mason, Christian Dahlskog, Steven Hiltermann, Iwan Fesnoux, Bob Jenkins and Rob Jenkins successfully completed yesterdays London Marathon, which was officially the hottest on record. Temperatures of 24.1C (75.3F) which were recorded in St James’s Park but runners were warned it could be even hotter on the […]

Awesome RAFT runners tough it out in hottest London Marathon ever

RAFT is looking for new Trustees

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee of RAFT then please read the information below, which also includes a link to an information pack. Who we are RAFT is an award-winning medical research charity with an outstanding track record over 30 years of quickly delivering benefits to patients. Our aim is to ensure that […]

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