Endomagnetics wins 2007 Innova Award

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Professor Quentin PankhurstEndomagnetics Inc., the LCN/UCL and University of Houston spinout has won the 2007 Innova Award for Best Technology. The Innova Awards are managed by Magnetics Magazine and the Best Technology prizes is given to the technology that has the most promise of impacting/improving the magnetics industry.

Endomagnetics was set up by Professor Quentin Pankhurst (pictured left, deputy director of  LCN and professor of Physics at University College London), Simon Hattersley (systems engineer) and Professor Audrius Brazdeikis (research assistant professor of physics at the University of Houston, Texas).  They have developed a novel detection procedure for staging and diagnosing breast cancer which uses an advanced magnetic sensing probe based on high-temperature superconductors and a solution of iron oxide nanoparticles.