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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Professor Rutty to give prestigious talk at Coroners' Society of England and Wales

The Coroners' Society of England and Wales have asked Professor Rutty to give this years John Burton talk. He will be giving the talk on 'Recent Developments in Forensic Pathology'  this  September. The talk will highlight the recent advances in the field of Forensic Pathology in the United Kingdom and it potential application to wider coronial investigations.

Poster Swiss Society of RadiologyEMFPU collaboration with TWGPAM yields prize at Swiss Radiology Meeting
A poster presentation of the work of the international collaboration TWGPAM of which the EMFPU is a member, yielded First Prize "Sumatra cum laude" at the Swiss Society of Radiology meeting in Montreux, Switzerland. The poster presented the initial results of a 500 case multi-centre PMCTA research programme.
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

Bottle Stabbing

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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