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In-clinic Manufacture & Minimally Invasive Implantation of Materials

MeDe Innovation - The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices

Thursday, 30 October 2014 from 10:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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New Strategies for Treating MSK Disorders:  In-clinic Manufacture & Minimally Invasive Implantation of Material

Surgical techniques must deliver the optimal patient experience and the lowest life-cycle cost.

MeDe Innovation is seeking to develop effective therapies which are customised to the patient and disease state, aiming for delivery with minimum disruption - ideally allowing the patient to go home the same day.

This combination of efficiency, personalised treatment and minimised hospital stays for musculoskeletal applications requires new thinking in terms of the deployment of load bearing materials - moving the fabrication of devices closer to the patient.  

This research workshop will examine how new approaches to materials processing and manufacture can help us achieve the right product, by the right process, to the right patient at the right time

Confirmed speakers include:

 

  • Martyn Snow (The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham) on Arthroscopic Techniques for the Shoulder
  • Kenneth Rankin (Newcastle University) on Cementoplasty Procedures
  • Andy Stafford (The Cosmetic Dental Clinic) on Dental CAD/CAM
  • John Wilkinson (MHRA) on "Regulation and the innovator: Help or hindrance?"
  • Robin Quirk (Locate Therapeutics) on “Injectable Materials for Bone Repair”
  • Clayton Wilson (CellCoTec) on “A Single Surgery Solution for Knee Cartilage Repair”
  • Giles Profitt (Surgical Innovations) on “Extending the Range of Arthroscopic Interventions”
  • Daniel Daryaie (Materialise) on “Personalised Surgical Guides and Image Based Surgical Planning”
  • Kenny Dalgarno (Newcastle University) with an  overview of the research challenge
  • Matt Benning (Newcastle University) on Cell/Material Co-processing
  • Natacha Rodrigues (Newcastle University) on “Manufacture of Hybrid Composite Structures at the Point of Need”
  • Javier Munguia (Newcastle University) on Arthrospcopic Delivery of Structural Materials
  • Nicholas Dunne (Queens University Belfast) on “Thermo-Sensitive Medical Devices for Targeted Regeneration of Endochondral Bone”
  • Deepak Kalaskar (UCL) on “3D Printing of Lumbar Fusion Cage”

 

Plus panel discussions with leading academics, industry representatives, clinicians and more.

 

  • Hear updates on the latest scientific progress from MeDe Innovation academic partners

 

  • Gain regulatory, clinical and intellectual property perspectives from experts in the field

 

  • Question expert panels for opinions and insights

 

  • Identify new opportunities and collaborations to exploit the emerging research

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Other research workshops from the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation):

Functionally Stratified Design and Manufacture of Orthopaedic Devices – Monday 17th November, University of Leeds (early registration available now, programme TBC):
http://stratified-design.eventbrite.com/

Save the date for the MeDe Innovation Annual Conference - Wednesday 28th January 2015, The Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham.

 

Do you have questions about In-clinic Manufacture & Minimally Invasive Implantation of Materials? Contact MeDe Innovation - The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices

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International Centre For Life
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Thursday, 30 October 2014 from 10:00 to 17:00 (GMT)


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MeDe Innovation - The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices

The Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices researches and develops advanced design and manufacturing methods for the medical device sector.

Our  innovative design and manufacturing advances will focus in the first instance on class 3 medical devices for musculoskeletal disease, where the cost of device failure and need for throughout life reliability are high.

The Centre is a collaborative research project which brings together expertise from the universities of Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham, Bradford and Sheffield as well as a range of expert clinicians from across the  UK. Our 12 founding industry members are embedded within our research projects, with many more forming an industry-wide network.

Our Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and is part of a wider programme of support for innovative manufacturing research centres.

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