Arthroscopically-Deliverable Regenerative Osteochondral Implant Technology. This project, in partnership with JRI Orthopaedics Ltd and Spheritech, will for the first time ever develop a biomaterial that can be implanted using ‘keyhole’ (arthroscopy) or open surgery, specifically to regrow the joint surface in the early-stages OA. The biomaterial, Proliferate® has been used successfully to regenerate many tissues […]
Ciara Whitty passed her PhD viva on “An investigation into the distribution, form and regulation of sclerostin” which is a detailed investigation into the function of an important musculo-skeletal wnt signalling protein. Ciara has made some exciting novel findings and is currently preparing papers from her thesis. She was commended for her thesis, and in […]
As an invited speaker at the Sports and Exercise Medicine National Training Day on the 7th of June 2017, Vikas Khanduja will be speaking on Assessing and Investigating the Young Adult Hip.
Two courses at the Evelyn Surgical Skills Centre will be convened by Vikas Khanduja : a Hip Arthroplasty Cadaver course on the 28th of June 2017 and the Cambridge Knee Course on the 29th and 30th of June 2017. Professor Andrew McCaskie, Mr Stephen McDonnell and Mr Wasim Khan from the Division will be lecturing […]
Mr. Vikas Khanduja was invited by the Welsh Orthopaedic Society as a Guest Speaker to speak at their Annual Meeting on the 12th May 2017 in Oswestry. He spoke on Advances in the Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement.
Vikas Khanduja will be a guest speaker at The Korean Hip Society Meeting in Seoul from 18th to 20th of May 2017. He will give a lecture on ‘A Personalised Approach to the Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement’.
Mr Vikas Khanduja, Prof Andrew McCaskie and orthopaedic clinicians from Addenbrooke’s Hospital hosted a visit from a group of ABC Fellows from 30th April to 3rd May 2017. The group, from Canada and USA, were given talks and tours of the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit by Mr Lee Van Rensburg, and of the Division of Trauma […]
Dr Fran Henson contributed to the Cambridge Science Festival on 25th March 2017 by giving a talk entitled “Keeping horses running- the use of translation medicine innovation in equine practice”
Professor Andrew McCaskie gave a talk on ‘A multidisciplinary approach in orthopaedics’. at an event entitled ‘Accelerating development in biomedical engineering’ on April 6th at The McGrath Centre, St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge. The event addressed the “hows and whys” of successful collaborations in biomedical engineering through a series of presentations and discussions on topics such […]
The Department of Veterinary Medicine will host a seminar on 31st May 2017, 2pm to 5pm entitled ‘The role of veterinary patients in translational orthopaedic research’