GIFT-Surg in the Media

GIFT-Surg Symposium & RSG in Leuven

UCL, 18 December 2017

The baby MRI: shrinking tech to help save newborn lives at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Mosaic Science, 23 January 2017

World's smallest MRI helps tiny babies

BBC News, 23 January 2017

MRI scans in pregnancy improve diagnosis of brain defects

NHS, 15 December 2016

George Dwyer wins best paper and presentation at CRAS 2016

UCL, 11 October 2016



Growth Restriction in Pregnancy podcast

BBC, 13 August 2016

Guiding surgical needles

Physics Today, 14 July 2016

Tiny brain scanner slashes newborns’ hospital commute

Mosaic Science, 28 June 2016

The ethics of growing human embryos in the lab – podcast

The Guardian, 27 May 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

Surgical robot hands could perform operations on unborn babies with defects

The Telegraph, 2 June 2014


£10m awarded for fetal surgery research

UCL, 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.


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