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Operation Ouch goes to the Xtreme!

23rd Oct 2017 // Pop some corn, get comfy on the sofa and settle in to watch Operation Ouch! on CBBC at 17.30 on 15 November as it's going to be Xtreme! Full article>

Kay takes Xtreme team collaboration to BACCN 2017

6th Sep 2017 // On the 4th September, Xtreme Everest's Kay Mitchell gave a keynote lecture at this years British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN). Full article>

Sherpa survival strategy could improve critical care

24th Aug 2017 // The Xtreme Everest team have recently been featured in the latest edition of Clinical Research Update the magazine for research taking place at the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton. Full article>

Apply now for a MSc in Perioperative Medicine at UCL

8th Aug 2017 // There is still time to apply for the University College London MSc in Perioperative Medicine. The MSc is designed for doctors (anaesthetists, surgeons, physicians) and nurse specialists engaged in the management of patients in the perioperative period, and who are committed to developing expertise in perioperative care through active participation in this innovative education forum. Full article>

Download your copy of Prof Severinghaus' tenth anniversary talks

8th Aug 2017 // Prof Severinghaus joined us for this year's special Knowledge 10 conference and kindly shared his slides of his talks with us. Full article>

New paper looks at muscle mass and physical recovery in ICU

4th Aug 2017 // Xtreme Everest’s Prof Mike Grocott and our collaborator Paul Wischmeyer from the Department of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA new paper Muscle mass and physical recovery in ICU: innovations for targeting of nutrition and exercise is released Full article>

Research adventures on Everest

4th Aug 2017 // Dr Liesl Wandrag talks to the Imperial College podcast team all about her time on the mountain Full article>

Warehouse move brings back ten years of memories

4th Aug 2017 // Recently the team had to move over ten years’ worth of research kit from our storage in London to its new home in Southampton. Full article>

Mike makes his way to USA to deliver Xtreme Everest talk

4th Aug 2017 // Xtreme Everest is once again crossing the pond!

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Trekker shares the importance of adventure with a TedX talk

2nd Aug 2017 // Catherine Edsell spreads the importance of adventure during her TedX talk and how connecting with nature can inspire confidence. Full article>

Andrew talks all things Sherpa with the PNAS podcast

2nd Aug 2017 // Listen to Dr Andrew Murray talk about his recent Sherpa research with the team at PNAS Full article>

We need your feedback!

6th Jul 2017 // Xtreme Everest have just launched a survey to find out what we are doing well and what we need to improve on in terms of our social media and public outreach.

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Does hypoxia play a role in the development of sarcopenia in humans?

8th Aug 2017 // Xtreme Everest investigator Dr Liesl Wandrag has recently released a paper with other members of the team, looking at the involuntary loss of skeletal muscle which occurs when exposed to hypoxia at high altitude. Full article>

Sneak Peek: Something Ouch(y) is coming soon!

4th Jul 2017 // Xtreme Everest followers should keep an eye on their TV sets for something very exciting coming soon. Full article>

Xtreme Everest couple feature in Romsey Advertiser

3rd Jul 2017 // Xtreme Everest's Dr Andy Cumpstey and his wife Elizabeth featured in their local newspaper the Romsey Advertiser recently, as they told them all about their role in the XEX expedition. Full article>

Xtreme Everest Sherpa paper goes worldwide

3rd Jul 2017 // As part of our 10th Anniversary celebration, we were delighted that our Sherpa paper was released on the first day of the anniversary week. The paper entitled Metabolic basis to Sherpa altitude adaptation is the work of Xtreme Everest investigators Dr Andrew Murray, James Horscroft and Aleksandra Kotwica Full article>

Facing acute hypoxia: from the mountains to critical care medicine

3rd Jul 2017 // Prof Mike Grocott's new paper, written in conjunction with a colleague at Salzburg General Hospital Austria, features in the British Journal of Anaesthesia. Full article>

New paper explores the relationship between CPET and tHb-mass

3rd Jul 2017 // Xtreme Everest's Prof Mike Grocott and Prof Hugh Montgomery are authors of a new paper that was released in May this year and featured in the British Journal of Anesthesia. Full article>

Cause I wonder where you are and I wonder what you do

13th Jun 2017 // Over the last ten years the Xtreme Everest team have met and worked with an amazing group of people. Sadly, we’ve also lost touch with a few people over the years due to old emails and change of contact details. This is something we would like to change. Full article>

Team from Nebraska reflect on their time in Nepal

8th Jun 2017 // The group of five clinicians who joined us from Nebraska Medical and the University of Nebraska Medicine look back on their time with Xtreme Everest for the XEX expedition. Full article>

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