Articles tagged with: Surgery

MRC grant funding success for BCI researchers

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 16 March 2015

MRC grant funding success for BCI researchers

Two new grants have been awarded to BCI researchers by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Prof Hemant Kocher will now be able to run a Phase I trial for a new pancreatic cancer treatment, and Dr Yaohe Wang will be testing a modified cancer-killing (oncolytic) virus...

"Enemy Within" Special Film Screening

Posted in Engagement, Events Published by Zoe Leech 13 June 2014

On the evening of 12th June, BCI hosted a special screening of the Cancer Research UK-sponsored film Enemy Within: 50 Years Fighting Cancer followed by a discussion about our progress and what the future might hold...

Mr Kocher works to keep a spotlight on pancreatic cancer in 2014

Posted in BCI on the Road, Engagement, In the Press Published by Zoe Leech 03 June 2014

Mr Kocher works to keep a spotlight on pancreatic cancer in 2014

This May, our Reader in Liver & Pancreas Surgery, Mr Hemant Kocher, has been busy sharing his expertise on surgical techniques.

He has given evidence in the All Party Parliamentary Group Research Inquiry 2014 and been part of a team of surgeons who performed the first Google Glass Surgery, broadcast worldwide...

BCI surgeon attending largest Middle East healthcare exhibition

Posted in BCI on the Road Published by Marianne Baker 15 January 2014

BCI surgeon attending largest Middle East healthcare exhibition

The consultant Upper GI Surgeon and Director of our MSc Surgical Skills and Sciences course, Mr Bijen Patel, has been invited by The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) to attend the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress to represent the UK in the field of surgical simulation.

First 3D laparoscopy surgery in London completed by BCI surgeon

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles Published by Zoe Leech 28 November 2013

First 3D laparoscopy surgery in London completed by BCI surgeon

Last week, Mr Bijendra Patel began trials of 3D laparoscopy surgery, making Barts Health NHS Trust's surgical teams the first to do so in London. 

Mr Patel is a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon and Director of MSc Surgical Skills and Sciences here at the Barts Cancer Institute and is leading this innovative work...

BCI Surgeon Gives Channel 4 Interview

Posted in In the Press Published by Marianne Baker 10 June 2013

BCI Surgeon Gives Channel 4 Interview

Mr Bijen Patel appeared in Friday 7th June's Channel 4 news report on laparoscopic surgery.

The interview featured in the wider news story about Prince Philip's operation, which consisted of exploratory abdominal surgery. The news on Friday was that the Prince was progressing well following the surgery and would be staying in the private Harley Street hospital for 2 weeks...

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