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January 7th, 2010

Cash injection for hospital invention

Abstract:
Experts at the Royal Free Hospital have been awarded £500,000 to take their artificial artery invention to human trials.

The grant from the Wellcome Trust means the team are one step closer to providing groundbreaking treatment to thousands of patients with vascular disease.

Led by professor of vascular surgery George Hamilton and professor of nanotechnology and tissue repair, Alexander Seifalian, the team developed polymer grafts to replace diseased and blocked arteries.

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