Professor Rebecca Shipley awarded OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours
“UCL-Ventura provides a timely reminder that no single nation can succeed alone; ultimately only international effort will prevail.”Read more
Visual impairment and sight loss are costing the UK economy billions of pounds, with current treatments available unable to regenerate damaged cells and tissues in the eye. Spraying of cells directly into small rodents’ eye is one delivery mechanism that has been shown to promote cell proliferation and cell viability.
With glaucoma being the second world leading cause of blindness, developing an aerosol spray system, would promote cell delivery directly on the damaged area of the eye. This research combines computational and analytical modelling with product design and further biological knowledge.
Hybrid polymer fibers, featuring layers with different qualities, can be used for an array of biomedical applications, according to a new study in the…Read more