Category: The Lab Report

Property developer gets a new lease: Lab Report Edition 7

Spring is in the air… bulbs are pushing through the beds and flowers starting to bloom… putting smiles on lots of faces as we start saying bye to the dark winter nights.

Here at the MSk Lab we always have smiles on our faces, proud of our achievements and the exciting collaborations and projects going on. The Lab Report is back bringing you up to date with recent developments from the MSk Lab.

Thank you to Sir Stuart Lipton for sharing his story with us.

Thank you to the Bone Boffin for all the articles he has written for us – not least this last one – going back to the womb …

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Saving the NHS £100m a year and making more patients smile at the same time – Lab Report Edition 6 (Winter 2014)

The Lab Report is back bringing you up to date with recent developments from the MSk Lab.

With the on-going media buzz surrounding failing NHS Trusts and the state of the National Health Service, we decided to report on the contribution we are making to improve efficiency and cut costs at the same time in the article The cost of change – how to save the NHS £100m a year and make more patients smile at the same time.

Thank you to Mrs Natascha McQueen for allowing us to print her personal story.

The Bone Boffin asks….Are we cracking up?

Back to the future and the man with the bionic leg

The Lab Report is back bringing you up to date with recent developments from the MSk Lab.

Thank you to Richard Williams for letting us include his story about his bionic leg.

We go ‘Back to the Future’ with the Bone Boffin …

….and plenty more.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email Miss Zoe Williams on the msklab@imperial.ac.uk with full details.

If you would like to donate towards our research, please visit our Just Giving page:http://www.justgiving.com/Justin-Cobb

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Dance, Karate and a coming of age story. Edition 4

We hope you have had a good start to the summer and have been enjoying the sunshine.

The Lab Report is back bringing you up to date with recent developments from the MSk Lab.

Thank you to Marie Xeridat for letting us include her story of how she has returned to a rigorous Karate training regime after having a uni-knee.

Our Bone Boffin tells us a coming of age story …

….and plenty more.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email Miss Zoe Williams on the msklab@imperial.ac.uk with full details.

If you would like to donate towards our research, please visit our Just Giving page: http://www.justgiving.com/Justin-Cobb

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‘Going that extra mile’ – what does a camel have to do with it? : Lab Report Edition 3

Happy New Year and we hope you had a relaxing and festive Christmas.

To welcome 2013,The Lab Report is back bringing you up to date with recent developments from the MSk Lab.

Thank you to Lady Chichester (and Therese) for letting us include her story of a ‘miraculous’ total hip replacement.

Our Bone Boffin tells us a a tale of two sexes …

….and plenty more.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email Miss Zoe Williams on the msklab@imperial.ac.uk with full details.

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Nakhla meteorites, brain pathways and hip resurfacing. Edition 2

The Lab Report is back, bringing you new stories and developments from the MSk Lab in edition two of our quarterly newsletter.

Mr Jacobs donated his story for inclusion in the “Real Stories” section about his return to sport after hip resurfacing, after just 6 months post operation.

Our Bone Boffin tells us a science fiction tale about bones ….Are we cracking up? he questionsand what exactly do meteorites have to do with bone disease?

….and plenty more.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email Miss Zoe Williams on the msklab@imperial.ac.uk with full details.

The MSk Lab, a soldier and a fairy tale. Edition 1

Welcome to our first edition newsletter which we will be publishing on a quarterly basis. Packed full of (what we hope you will find) interesting articles related to the work carried out here in the MSk Lab.

In this first edition, we want to welcome you to the MSk Lab and give a brief overview of what we do here – with more detailed information in subsequent editions.

Captain James Murly-Gotto was kind enough to allow us to use his story in the “Real Stories” section; a moving tale about his misfortune on the battle field in Afghanistan and how he can now walk again after having a knee reconstruction/replacement.