Medical Diagnosis: The Next Generation

Károly Keresztes


When somebody tells you that you look a bit ill, it’s usually just a friendly concern. Not so in the Diagnostic Development Unit at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, where researchers aim to turn this phrase into an actual medical diagnosis. Here your appearance may indicate what’s wrong with you. Through the application of state-of-the-art technology and established medical knowledge, article author Károly Keresztes explains how the DDU team may be able to remove the ‘fiction’ from ‘science fiction’ with producing in the longer term the iconic medical diagnosis tool: the Star Trek tricorder.

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