Student awarded young scientist award at ICRS World Congress

Posted on 27 June 2018 Ph.D. Student, Timothy Hopkins, has been awarded the 'International Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservations Society's (ICRS) Young Scientist Award' at this year's world congress, in recognition of his recent research which can be used to guide future research and clinical practice.
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Personalised approach to restoration of upper limb movement in spinal cord injury

Posted on 14 May 2018 A project aiming for a personalised approach to the restoration of arm function in people with high-level spinal cord injury has been awarded £387k of funding by the EPSRC. The project, led by Dr Ed Chadwick of ISTM, will focus on developing new methods to optimise technology interventions such as functional electrical stimulation to enable people with paralysis of their arms to move again.
 

Translating stem cell research for curing lung disease

Posted on 09 May 2018 The Institute for Science and Technology and Medicine delivered a cross-disciplinary workshop funded by the Royal Society and Institute for Liberal Art and Science (seedcorn funding) on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. The workshop was a great success, which focussed on the translation of stem cell research into a new cell therapy for lung diseases.
 

Translating stem cell research into curing lung diseases

Posted on 09 May 2018 The Institute for Science and Technology and Medicine delivered a cross-disciplinary workshop funded by the Royal Society and Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences (seedcorn funding) on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. The workshop was a great success, focusing on the translation of stem cell research into a new cell therapy for lung diseases.
 

ISTM research showcased at Houses of Parliament

Posted on 15 March 2018 Dr Charlotte Hulme, a Research Fellow at Keele University’s Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, visited the Houses of Parliament on Monday 12th March to present an Arthritis Research UK funded study.
Prof James Richardson at a conference in 2017  

Professor James Richardson

Posted on 22 February 2018 Professor James Richardson
Dr Heidi Fuller at ISTM Away Day 2017  

Dr Heidi Fuller awarded Joint Sparks & GOSH grant for research on children with motor neuron disease

Posted on 19 February 2018 ISTM's Dr Heidi Fuller awarded Joint Sparks and GOSH grant for her research on children with motor neuron disease.
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Professorial promotion within ISTM

Posted on 04 January 2018 Neil Telling has been promoted to Professor of Biomedical NanoPhysics in recognition of his ongoing research achievements, as well as his important contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and his wider supporting roles within the University.
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ISTM welcomes its new research students

Posted on 03 November 2017 The 2017 intake of new research students in ISTM have started their first training sessions, as part of their higher degrees.
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Rare treatment for arthritis wins NHS approval

Posted on 13 October 2017 NICE has approved Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in UK patients with chondral defects

ISTM Research videos online

Video news clips from CNBC and Research TV about ISTM's research:

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ISTM Visiting Speakers and Seminar Series

ISTM runs a number of open seminars throughout the course of the academic year.  Some seminars feature invited external speakers, while others are provided by internal staff and post graduate research students.  All seminars are open to staff, Post Graduate Research students and Post Graduate Taught students.

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Invited external speakers from other universities and institutions give occasional guest seminars on their areas of expertise, usually in collaboration with Keele's researchers.
Current programme: Please click here to view.
Last seminar: Monday 30th August 2017, 13.00 pm: Professor Murray Brunt‌, GHRC, on "Breast cancer radiotherapy trials"

All staff and students are welcome.

ISTM Department/MSc Seminar Series
These seminars are organised by Theme Leads and held on Wednsday lunchtimes in GHRC, covering a range of topics.  The speakers are drawn from ISTM's members and collaborating institutions. All MSc students attend.
Current programme: ISTM Department Seminars 2017-18. 
If you have any questions, please contact Miss Suzanne Murray.

ISTM Cancer Seminar Series
A specialised series in GHRC focussing on cancer, held for students and staff in the late afternoon with tea, coffee and snacks provided.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
For more details please contact Emily Crowley.

ISTM Lunchtime Protocol Series
This is a student led series in GHRC which provides existing post graduate reserach students with the opportunity to give seminars about their research projects.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.  
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Ying Yang.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Cell & Molecular Medicine Seminar Series
These seminars are given by invited external speakers from other universities and institutions as well as internal staff and focus on topics specific to cell and mollecular medicine.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Neuroscience Group 'Brains for Breakfast' Seminar Series
These seminars are provided by both staff and students from across ISTM and the School of Life Sciences. Held in the Huxley Building, the focus of these seminars is specific to neuroscience.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Divya Chari.


ISTM Research Theme Seminars

Each ISTM research theme offers a range of occasional seminars. Future events include:

Healthcare Technologies theme seminars
Wednesday 16th August 2017: a presentation by Prof Melissa Mather at 3.30pm in the Guy Hilton seminar room on her work, entitled "Shining light on defective diamonds to probe transmembrane proteins and cellular processes". Refreshments will be available. In addition to her talk, Mel will aslo offer interested attendees a visit to her laboratories to see the facilities available. If you have any questions, or if you would like to attend the seminar, please email the organiser Dr Sarah Hart so that we can cater appropriately. 

Staff and Student Vacancies at ISTM

Vacancies for academic, clinical, research, technical, managerial and support staff are advertised on the Keele Job Vacancies page.

All our studentships are advertised on the Keele Current Studentships page.


Earlier news items ...

... relating to the Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine can be seen in the News Archive.

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Prof James Richardson at a conference in 2017  

Professor James Richardson

Posted on 22 February 2018 Professor James Richardson
 

Translating stem cell research into curing lung diseases

Posted on 09 May 2018 The Institute for Science and Technology and Medicine delivered a cross-disciplinary workshop funded by the Royal Society and Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences (seedcorn funding) on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. The workshop was a great success, focusing on the translation of stem cell research into a new cell therapy for lung diseases.
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Personalised approach to restoration of upper limb movement in spinal cord injury

Posted on 14 May 2018 A project aiming for a personalised approach to the restoration of arm function in people with high-level spinal cord injury has been awarded £387k of funding by the EPSRC. The project, led by Dr Ed Chadwick of ISTM, will focus on developing new methods to optimise technology interventions such as functional electrical stimulation to enable people with paralysis of their arms to move again.