Professor Dudley Pennell demonstrating the benefits of the Artis zee system at the opening of the National Institute for Health Research Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit.
The new National Institute for Health Research Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust was opened by DoH director general of research and development Professor Dame Sally C Davies. It is a joint initiative with Imperial College London to research cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia coronary heart disease and heart failure. It features a Magnetom Skyra 3T MRI and an Artis zee system from Siemens Healthcare.
Director of the Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit Professor Dudley Pennell said: “It has been a privilege leading the development of the Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit. We have created state-of-the-art facilities to advance our research into many life-threatening and debilitating conditions.”
See this report on page 28 of the February 2011 issue of RAD Magazine.