6 March 2019
caught up with Riyam Mistry on his Single-Blinded, Randomised
Trial into the Efficacy of Silicone Sheeting for Cutaneous Scars. The Best... Read more
14 December 2018
Our essay competition deadline has been extended to the 31st July 2019!
Essay Title: How should we assess scarring?
This annual competition is a fantastic... Read more
22 November 2018
Interested in Burns, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery?
Focusing on prevention and treatment of abnormal wound healing, Restore is an independent research... Read more
22 November 2018
Restore have recently appointed Dr Fadi Issa, previously part of Restore’s Scientific
Advisory Committee, as their new Director of Research. Dr Issa... Read more
27 October 2018
Riyam Mistry completed his medical degree at the University of Bristol in 2016 and is
now Restore Fellow and Lead Clinical Researcher for the project, “A... Read more
30 September 2018
In recent years, student and trainee-led medical research networks have been growing,
however, there is yet to be one for burns. Restore Research have founded... Read more
10 August 2018
On 21st-22nd March 2018 Mr Jonathon Pleat, deputy director of research at Restore, attended the 2nd International Scar Treatment Conference, Scars II, in...
23 June 2018
Rebeca Arroyo Hornero is in the last year of her Restore-funded DPhil programme at the Transplantation Research Immunology Group of the University of Oxford....
25 January 2018
The first in a series of interviews with people active in burns research, Dr Sara Correia Carreira speaks about her work developing moving skin scaffolds,...
14 January 2018
The Restore Essay Prize is run annually and is open to all current UK medical
students. Many see this as a great way to explore and nurture their interest in... Read more
23 November 2017
Born and raised in Kenya, Michael studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen. Following his graduation, he underwent further training in Aberdeen, Oxford...
10 October 2017
Thank you to everyone who entered the essay competition this year. Entries have now closed and winners will be announced shortly. If you missed the opportunity...
7 October 2017
Click below and listen to Restore Fellow Catrin Griffiths discuss burns research, the psychological impact of living with an altered appearance following a...
20 September 2017
We are delighted to announce that Restore Fellow Rebeca Arroyo Hornero and her supervisor Dr Fadi Issa have been honoured with an award at the Transplantation...
4 July 2017
Read on for the second entry in our Fellow’s Blog by Rebeca Arroyo Hornero!
I am just back from the Transplantation Science Symposium in Canada and I... Read more
30 May 2017
Could you tell us a bit about yourself?
I am a 4th year medical student at Imperial College London, currently studying for an intercalated degree in surgery... Read more
1 May 2017
The American Burns Association recently held its 49th annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts and Mr Jonathon Pleat, Restore’s Director of Research, was one...
25 April 2017
Miss Alexandra Murray graduated from the University of Leeds medical school in 2000. During basic surgical training in London she developed a passion for...
3 April 2017
London Fire Brigade (LFB) provides fire and rescue services across the whole of the Greater London area, serving the capital’s 8.2 million residents as well...
21 March 2017
In the first entry of our Fellow’s Blog, Restore Fellow Rebeca Arroyo Hornero introduces herself and her work. Through this new feature, we hope to share...
8 March 2017
Calling all UK medical students: we are extending the deadline for the Restore Essay Prize 2016-2017 with updated terms and conditions.
Essays are invited with... Read more
13 January 2017
Firstly, can you tell us about your career so far?
I started medical school in 2005 at the University of Southampton. I’ve always been interested in surgery... Read more
21 December 2016
Researchers, collaborators, clinicians and many interested individuals gathered at the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) at The University of the West of...
8 November 2016
We have recently launched our latest essay competition and it would be great to hear a little about what inspired you to apply and the subject of your essay as...
14 October 2016
Dr Fadi Issa is to become a member of Restore’s Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr Issa is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Plastic Surgery at the...
8 October 2016
We are very pleased to announce that Rebeca Arroyo Hornero has been honoured with an award at a recent meeting of the The Transplantation Society in Hong Kong....
22 September 2016
Progress continues to be made in the development of the CARe Burns Scales, a new set of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for burns patients. These new...
5 September 2016
Update on 8th March 2017: The deadline has been extended and changes made to the terms and conditions. Please see the updated page.
31 August 2016
Could you tell us a bit about yourself and the work you’ll be doing for Restore?
I’ve recently graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in... Read more
25 August 2016
A new essay competition will be announced for 2016-2017 in August. Please watch our website for information on this national competition which supports medical...
17 August 2016
Mr Jonathon Pleat, Restore’s Director of Research, visited Dr Marianne Ellis at the University of Bath last week. Dr Ellis is an expert in biochemical...
8 August 2016
BAPRAS (The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons) recently held its Summer Scientific Meeting in Bristol. Restore was in...
30 July 2016
We are delighted to announce that Restore has been awarded funding by the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) to support an exciting new project on...
27 June 2016
A delegation from Restore has visited Oscare in Antwerp at the invitation of Professor Peter Moortgat. Based in Belgium, Oscare provides care for patients with...
19 June 2016
This June, people from around the world gathered in the beautiful city of Antwerp for two days of presentations, workshops and discussion on the latest scar...
21 October 2015
We are honoured to have met with trainee fire-fighter Declan Meaney – Restore’s newest ambassador!
At seven-years-old Declan was rushed to hospital... Read more
21 October 2015
Restore is excited to announce it’s first female ambassador, aspiring journalist Lucy Wilson!
The day before her first birthday, Lucy was severely burnt... Read more
14 October 2015
Restore is delighted to announce The Freemasons donation of £20,000 towards Fadi Issa’s (MA BMBCh MRCS DPhil) project, which is looking at ways of helping...
14 August 2015
Restore was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the National Burns Camp held every year in Cambridgeshire which welcomes eight to seventeen year-old...
25 July 2015
Having previously met Ron Dobson, the London Fire Commissioner, Vivien Morgan CEO attended a meeting with many other burns charities, coordinated by Dobson and...
18 July 2015
Christopher Gilmour kindly opened the doors to Winslow Hall on Friday 17th July for an exclusive drinks reception held in aid of Restore, prior to the...
17 July 2015
We are very pleased to announce that Jamie Poulton, restauranteur, is now an ambassador for Restore. Jamie was present when Claudia Winkleman’s...
17 July 2015
On Monday 29th June Vivien Morgan, CEO, and Dominic Furniss, Restore’s Deputy Director of Research, had a live interview with Kat Orman on BBC Radio...
15 July 2015
Vivien Morgan CEO visited the British Legion at their London headquarters. She met with Sue Freeth, Director of Operations and Andy Pike, Policy...
14 July 2015
Restore have recently been lucky enough to hear from Jordan Rea who was severely burnt aged just 10 months and, nearly 24 years later as an engineer in the...
10 July 2015
One of our previous essay competition writers, Guy Stanley, has been having a very busy time in Ghana! Guy is currently at the National Reconstructive Plastic...
2 July 2015
One of our newest and most exciting ambassadors is Karl Hinnett who, while serving in Basra in 2005, suffered burns across 37% of his body after being...
2 July 2015
The Healing Foundation conference on the 1st of July at the RCS in London, attended by Vivien Morgan CEO and Amanda Oliver Campaign Manager, hosted a day for a...
1 July 2015
Following Child Safety Week on Monday 1st to Sunday 7th June, and the recent incident involving Michael Buble’s son being scalded at home, Restore...
3 June 2015
His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent witnessed first-hand the courage of patients who are enduring the long-term impact of serious burn injuries during a visit...
26 May 2015
Viven Morgan, CEO, visited the headquarters of the London Fire Brigade where she met the London Fire Commissioner, Ron Dobson (pictured with Vivien), who...