Currently, the only licensed therapy for ischaemic stroke remains largely unsuitable for many due to patients being naturally resistant to the treatment. As a result, there remains an urgent need for an accurate alternative for this vital treatment.
Touching a nerve - Polynerve
Surgery to take nerves from one area of the body to replace those lost in another are a common solution for nerve injuries. However, these surgeries incur their own difficulties, such as loss of sensation and pain. Polynerve is a new device which will revolutionise the field of nerve repair.
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A virtuous circle - NovaCrack
NovaCrack is a rapid depolymerisation process that transforms mixed plastic waste into high-value hydrocarbons which can be converted back to virgin polymers, thereby closing the loop for a truly circular economy.
In the genes - Gene-cell therapies
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy can devastate a person’s life, resulting in mobility limitation and heart failure. Now, the latest in gene technology is being used to offer targeted therapies to patients in order to bring expertise to this vital area.