University of Leicester: East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit

Established in 2001 and situated at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit combines high quality research covering a wide range of aspects of forensic medicine and science with a forensic pathology service provision to the East Midlands and other national and international organisations.

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SJH Side View Profile‘Significant abuse’ identified in Syrian regime

Dr Stuart Hamilton from the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit, has examined thousands of images of Syrian detainees and has said that many look as if they have experienced ‘significant abuse’. Read more.

RSM LogoProfessor Rutty to give talk this weekend at the Royal Society of Medicine event "Death - how do we investigate in the 21st century?"

Professor Rutty will be giving a talk "Is the autopsy dead?" this Saturday (January 18th) at the Society. See event details. 


Leicester forensic pathology expert appointed head of international radiology autopsy groupISFRi Image
University of Leicester Chief Forensic Pathologist Professor Guy Rutty will lead the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging (ISFRI). Press Release


Forensic Pathology
Outdoors_scene_1 The Unit provides a suspicious and homicide forensic pathology service for the five East Midlands police forces.  Read more...
Forensic Imaging
CT image of skullThe Unit provides diagnostic use of, and research into the use of, computed tomography in modern autopsy practice. Read more...
Forensic Engineering

Gary Nolan

The Unit undertakes research into current issues surrounding sharp force penetration. Read more...

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East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit
Level 3, Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE2 7LX
United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0) 116 252 3221
Fax: +44(0) 116 252 3274

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