Search Tag: NIHR
Are PPI strategic documents helpful?
2019 12 Nov
Attempts to bring health and care (medic, public and social) research closer with the public has been on NHS’s agenda since early 2000s. Under the ‘p atient and public involvement’ (PPI) initiative, the National Institute for HealthResearch (NIHR) , the largest funder of health and care research in the UK, is committed to align research more... Read more
Mini Magic MRI Scanner
2019 02 Jul
Researchers from Imperial College London have developed a prototype for a ‘mini’ MRI scanner specifically to fit around a patient’s leg. The proof-of-concept study, published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine , used animal knees to test the technology which uses a specifically-designed magnet and rotates around an individual leg. Knee injuries,... Read more