Personalised External Aortic Root Support Project winner of the Medical & Healthcare category of The Engineer’s Technology and Innovation Awards 2011

The PEARS project has won The Engineer’s Medical & Healthcare Award for Technical Innovation. Last Friday Tal Golesworthy and Peter Gibson attended the awards ceremony at The Royal Society in London to receive the award on behalf of the PEARS team. You can download a copy of the article here. You can also read more at The Engineer website.

Tal Golesworthy at TEDxKraków

Just published in Heart is “External aortic root support: NICE guidance” by Tom Treasure, John Pepper, Tal Golesworthy, Raad Mohiaddin and Robert H Anderson. You can download a copy of the article here. You can also visit the Heart website.

You can see the presentation slides here. You can read an article about the event here. You can also visit the TEDxKraków website.

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

7th Anniversary of first Operation

Tal Golesworthy, the inventor of the ExoVasc® and the first recipient of it, celebrates the seventh anniversary of the operation to implant it today. He will be celebrating the anniversary with members of the project team at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London.

Technology in Medicine and Surgery Conference

On 19 March 2011 Tal Golesworthy and Professor John Pepper were keynote speakers at the Technology in Medicine and Surgery Conference at Imperial College in London. Their paper was called Exovasc™: A pilgrimage of innovation.

The Technology in Medicine & Surgery Conference (TiMS) is a national and pan-disciplinary event. Its ethos is to inspire the next generation of medical innovators and to expose them to the frontiers of medical technology and invention.

TiMS aims to foster a culture of always seeking to improve on the status quo by interdisciplinary collaborations, where students and professionals from various disciplines bring their skills and expertise to the table to solve a common problem. To find out more, visit the TiMS website.