Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) is a thriving, modern NHS Trust based in Cambridge England. The Trust’s hospitals (Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie) are the local hospitals for people living in the Cambridge area, a specialist centre for a regional, national and international population, the teaching hospitals for the University of Cambridge, and a world-class centre for medical research. CUH is now a flagship NHS hospital having achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in July 2004. It is also working in partnership with the University and their research partners (the MRC and CRUK) to make The Cambridge Biomedical Campus an internationally leading centre for biomedical and translational research.
Professor Andrew McCaskie
Professor Andrew McCaskie is the Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cambridge. He is an orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in lower limb surgery and regenerative research. His aim is to develop innovative solutions for patient benefit, particularly in Osteoarthritis (OA), which affects around 8 million people in the UK alone. For more than ten years, Prof McCaskie has been interested in nanoscale biological solutions. He was the facilitator of the Institutional Discipline Bridging Award: Medicine and Nanotechnology awarded to Newcastle University by the Medical Research Council. He coordinated an international meeting in Nanomedicine - NANOMED and contributed to the European Science Foundation Forward Look at Nanomedicine and subsequent meetings.