This online workshop will provide the opportunity for developers of early cancer detection diagnostics to have focussed discussions with researchers from the NIHR Community Healthcare MIC and its strategic partners who have expertise in early cancer detection. Developers will receive immediate advice from the team, and we will discuss the potential to take technologies forward into joint funding applications.
Researchers from the University of Oxford have today reported that only 1 in 4 people diagnosed with heart failure received a simple, recommended blood test that could have resulted in an earlier diagnosis at a more treatable stage.
NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer and GP Dr Clare Taylor gives a breakdown of the findings and their importance of a recent publication on heart failure and natriuretic peptide testing by herself and colleagues.
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.
The latest call from Innovate SBRI has three main focus areas:
1. General practice workload and demand management
2, General practice - diagnostics and earlier triage
3. General practice - self-care
Please contact Philip Turner at DEC Oxford if you are developing technology which might address any of these areas and would like to discuss a colllaborative application.
DECisions, the boardgame which illustrates the evidence gathering and regulatory pathway that diagnostic test must follow in order for the device to be implemented in clinical practice, won first prize in the category 'Most innovative research poster' at this year's OxTalent awards.