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  • Somnus Scientific Chief Executive Dr Tim Craft appointed Visiting Professor


    Tim Craft, the Chief Executive of Bath-based Somnus Scientific, has been appointed a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Environment and Technology, at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Urinary tract infection device could reduce need for precautionary antibiotics


    University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) researchers are supporting clinicians at the North Bristol NHS Trust to develop a device that can diagnose urinary tract infections (UTI) in a matter of minutes. Current diagnostic testing takes a few days and the new device could avoid instances when doctors prescribe antibiotics as a precautionary measure while waiting for test results. The project is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

  • 3D-printed brains reveal Alzheimer's secrets


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)'s Health Tech Hub has printed three 3D brain models that show the effects of dementia on the organ. Printed for Bristol based dementia charity BRACE, the models each have a section missing, which offers views of the inside of the organ and how the disease has depleted its density.

  • Health Tech Hub developing technology to keep people out of hospital


    Businesses in the West of England developing health technology products can now benefit from a new £5 million centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The world-class Health Tech Hub facility at Frenchay campus is focused on advancing technology that enables people to live independently and manage their own health and well-being, thereby ensuring they spend the least possible time in hospital.

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