Surgery and Cancer were showcasing their research at the Imperial College Festival on the 9th and 10th of May with members of CSM promoting the Centre for Digestive and Gut Health, Prof Kneebone and his team with the Pop up Surgery, Dr Zoltan Takats and his team with the iKnife, Dr Robert Dickinson explaining about Neuroprotection, Dr Kirsty Flower discussing genes, as well as representatives from the HELIX Centre and MSk Lab showing what the’re up to.
Click link to read BBC article on Imperial College study: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27260223
Click to read Prof Winston’s article in the Guardian on Fertility treatments.
IVF pioneer Prof Winston has warned that a growing market for fertility treatments could “threaten our humanity”, including if the rich were able to pay for so-called “designer babies”
Prof Darzi has written an article for the Telegraph on the rise of superbugs entitled:
Lord Darzi: Age of safe medicine is ending
Click here to read the article
Congratulations to Professor Andrea Frilling who last week was elected as President of the European Surgical Association (period 2015-2016).
This is one of the most prestigious surgical societies and Professor Frilling is the first female to ever be elected for this post.