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Join Barts Life Sciences at SEHTA’s 2020 International MedTech Expo & Conference

October 14, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Barts Life Sciences are pleased to announce that we will be an exhibitor at SEHTA’s 2020 International MedTech Expo & Conference, which is taking place on 26th March 2020 at the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel, London. Come along and join us for this prestigious event to meet like-minded organisations and SMEs involved in Digital, Devices and Diagnostics. Speaking at the...

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East London life sciences campus plan backed by government investment

July 12, 2018 8:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Plans for a world-class life sciences centre in east London to invent and implement medical breakthroughs took a step closer today after the capital’s biggest NHS Trust sold spare land for development. The Barts Health group of hospitals sold four surplus sites in Whitechapel to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to kick-start the development of a cutting...

Record numbers benefiting from health research

July 5, 2018 3:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

More of our patients than ever before are receiving innovative and life-changing treatments, with more than 16,000 patients involved in clinical research at Barts Health. As revealed today by the National institute for Health Research Barts Health tops the table for supporting the most life sciences studies in the country – giving our patients the highest level of access to cutting-edge...

Pioneering keyhole procedure that seals leaking heart valves using ‘Teabag’ wire could spare patients the ordeal of open surgery

June 3, 2018 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

People left breathless and even housebound by a common heart condition can now benefit from a pioneering keyhole procedure that spares them the ordeal of open surgery. The new technique could treat some of the half-million Britons who have problem with a heart valve – the part that ensures blood is pumped round the body in the right direction. The...