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Extending our influence – Dr Jo Dixon-Hardy

Dr Jo Dixon-Hardy is the Director of Medical Technologies Innovation. Among the IKC’s most energising achievements has been its success in extending successful innovation practice across academic research translation programmes both regionally and nationally. Our distinctive contribution is driven by our technology innovation managers (TIMs). Because they all have extensive experience of developing commercial products in […]

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National excellence and regional strength – Professor John Fisher CBE

National excellence and regional strength – Professor John Fisher CBE

Professor John Fisher is the Academic Director of the Medical Technologies IKC. Since our launch in 2009, the IKC has adapted its strategic approach to respond to external changes, but our core principles remain the same: bringing together different disciplines and different technologies to take research closer to commercialisation. By specifically focusing on the translation […]

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Multidisciplinary insight into decellularised tissue: an interview with Dr Hazel Fermor

Multidisciplinary insight into decellularised tissue: an interview with Dr Hazel Fermor

In this interview with RegMedNet, Dr Hazel Fermor (Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine, University of Leeds) discusses the challenges and applications of decellularised tissue in cartilage repair. What interests you in this area? There is a huge patient demand for effective treatments; I’m sure all of us know someone who has got osteoarthritis. The ability […]

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Developing a regenerative material in an evolving industry: an interview with Dr Mike Raxworthy

In this interview with RegMedNet, Dr Mike Raxworthy (Medical Technologies IKC, Regener8 and Neotherix) discusses the development of an electrospun scaffold for tissue regeneration. He also discusses the evolution of the regenerative medicine industry in the UK, and the IKC’s community – Regener8.    

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