Media

GIFT-Surg in the Media

WEISS at MICCAI 2020

UCL, 12 October 2020

Essex mum’s joy as spina bifida womb op baby walks

BBC News, 28 July 2020. The procedure cited in this article was carried out by leveraging the collaboration between GIFT-Surg clinical investigators at partner hospitals.

Pioneering operation saved my baby from spina bifida while she was still in my womb

The Sun, 8 Novemeber 2019. The procedure cited in this article was carried out by leveraging the collaboration between GIFT-Surg clinical investigators at partner hospitals.

Spina bifida team wins BMJ award

UCLH, 25 April 2019. The procedure cited in this article was carried out by leveraging the collaboration between GIFT-Surg clinical investigators at partner hospitals.

The baby who was ‘repaired’ in the womb

BBC News, 21 January 2019. The procedure cited in this article was carried out by leveraging the collaboration between GIFT-Surg clinical investigators at partner hospitals.

Two unborn babies’ spines repaired in womb in UK surgery first

BBC News, 24 October 2018. The procedure cited in this article was carried out by leveraging the collaboration between GIFT-Surg clinical investigators at partner hospitals.

GIFT-Surg Symposium & RSG in Leuven

18 December 2017, UCL

Growth Restriction in Pregnancy podcast

BBC, 13 August 2016

Guiding surgical needles

Physics Today, 14 July 2016

New tools help advance keyhole womb surgery

Al Jazeera England, 27 December 2015

Womb operation baby makes astonishing progress

BBC News, 26 October 2015

Tiny robotic arm could operate on babies in the womb

CNN Health, 19 June 2014

3-armed robot could operate on babies in the womb and help eliminate birth defects

Medical Daily, 18 June 2014

3D imaging and robotics device could transform surgery inside the womb

The Conversation, 6 June 2014

£10m awarded for fetal surgery research

UCL, 2 June 2014

Surgical robot hands could perform operations on unborn babies with defects

The Telegraph, 2 June 2014

Researchers develop tiny robot hand revolutionise treating congenital conditions in unborn babies

MailOnline, 1 June 2014

Tiny £10m robot hand could transform spina bifida surgery in the womb

The Guardian, 31 May 2014

Press releases

Press release: Sonic womb collaboration

9 January 2017

Press release: GIFT-Surg fundraiser for Bliss

August 2016

Wellcome Trust Press release

2 June 2014

University College London’s Annual Review 2013-2014

GIFT-Surg has been featured as a case study in UCL’s Annual Review 2013-2014. You can find our mention on Page 17, under the ‘Global Challenges’ Section.

Contact

For any press-related enquiries, please contact Rozi Harsanyi.