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.

Latest News

Book coverEstimation of the Time Since Death (Third Edition)

Professors Guy Rutty and Bruno Morgan contribute two chapters to the third edition of 'Estimation of the Time Since Death'. The book is currently in print and will be available for purchase in the coming weeks. CRC Press.

EMAHSN AwardProfessors Guy Rutty and Bruno Morgan win the Healthcare Innovation Award 2015

The East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit and Professor Bruno Morgan were announced as the winners of the 'Innovation Through Integration' category at this year’s East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare Awards. Press Release.

Singapore Conference 2015Forensic Pathologist gives prestigious lecture in Singapore

Professor Guy Rutty hosted at The Annual National Medicolegal Seminar 2015

A forensic pathologist at the University of Leicester has given a prestigious talk at an international conference.

The Singapore Medical Association and Medico-Legal Society of Singapore  invited Professor Guy Rutty to give the Professor Chao Tzee Cheng Memorial Lecture in Singapore on 25 October at the The Annual National Medicolegal Seminar 2015. This prestigious lecture honours Professor Chao who, together with the then Solicitor-General, later Justice, Abdul Wahab Ghows, and a small group of Singapore Legal Service Officers and other persons involved in the practice of forensic science, established the Medico-Legal Society of Singapore in 1974.

The visit also saw Professor Rutty spend several days in different faculties giving other invited talks, as well as hosting a number of talks and meetings by his wife Dr Jane Rutty in recognition of her work.

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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