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How Surgeons Will be Helped by RAFT’s Research

BBC2 programme “Surgeons: At the edge of life” highlights the work of the talented surgeons at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.   Episode 1 will show maxillofacial surgeons, Tim Martin and Sat Parmar operate on a patient that requires a facial reconstruction after the removal of a cancerous tumour.  They will remove a section of bone and […]

How Surgeons Will be Helped by RAFT’s Research

RAFT trustee quoted in The Times for article on new bionic limb technology

Saturdays (11th November 2017) edition of The Times newspaper included an article about a surgical procedure which has been used to provide a patient with a mind controlled bionic arm. The article contained a quote from Mr Norbert Kang, a RAFT trustee and former surgical research fellow, as one of his patients benefited from the […]

RAFT trustee quoted in The Times for article on new bionic limb technology

RAFT researcher interviewed for ‘The Naked Scientists’ BBC Radio show

Dr Stuart Brown, one of RAFT’s Postdoctoral research scientists, featured as a guest during the most recent episode of ‘The Naked Scientists’, which was broadcast live on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on Sunday 22nd October 2017. Dr Brown was interviewed on the subject of wound healing and Smart Matrix®; an advanced wound care product developed by […]

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Dr Niccolo Caderni named Chairman of RAFT

Innovative and award-winning medical research charity RAFT today announces the appointment of its new Chairman: Dr Niccolo Caderni who will take over the role from Francis Gugen. An astrophysicist by training, Niccolo graduated from the University of Florence, his native city and came to the UK as a European Space Agency Fellow at the University […]

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RAFT receive Medical Research Charity of the Year accolade

For the second year running, RAFT has received the ‘Medical Research Charity of the Year’ award in the Corporate LiveWire Healthcare & Life Sciences Awards. During the awards process, Corporate LiveWire invited over 100,000 corporate and medical professionals, their subscriber base and the general public to nominate associations, companies and individuals based on their achievements […]

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RAFT researcher collects prestigious award at TCES Annual Meeting

Dr Prasad Sawadkar won the Robert Brown Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Award at the recent Tissue and Cell Engineering Society (TCES) Annual Meeting in Manchester. Prasad’s current work on adipose derived stem cell interaction with elements of the extracellular matrix, as well as his scientific trajectory so far earned him this prestigious award. On a personal […]

RAFT researcher collects prestigious award at TCES Annual Meeting

RAFT researchers to present at TCES 2017 in Manchester

Scientists from RAFT will be presenting their research at this years Tissue and Cell Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Manchester, which runs from 5th to 7th of July. Three of the scientists have been asked to speak at the event and there will also be two poster presentations from RAFT.

RAFT researchers to present at TCES 2017 in Manchester

Another fantastic day at Holland & Holland

After some horrendous weather at the start of the month we were blessed with some lovely sunshine and a dry day for this years RAFT Clay Shoot at Holland & Holland, which took place last week. There was a nice mix of regular attendees and new faces at this years event and a great time […]

Another fantastic day at Holland & Holland