Andrea Edwards

Andrea Edwards Clinical Research Nurse
Current Position

Neonatal Neurosciences Research Nurse

Contact Details

Email: andrea.edwards@nihr.ac.uk

Research Interests

Brain injury and seizure detection using optics and EEG
Promoting clinical research in nursing:
-Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre
http://www.cambridge-brc.org.uk/nurses-midwives-and-allied-health-professionals
-Cambridge Nurses in Research
http://www.cambridgenursesinresearch.co.uk/
-Clinical Nursing Research Group
http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/the-clinical-nursing-research-group-our-video/

Profile

Neonatal Neurosciences Research Nurse, Evelyn Perinatal Imaging Centre (Dec 2012-present)
Paediatric Research Nurse, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Spectroscopy Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (August 2009-present)
Paediatric Research Nurse, West Anglia Comprehensive Local Research Network, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (August 2010-Dec 2012)
MSc in Nursing Studies (2010)
Junior Sister, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (May 2007-August 2010)
Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing – Children (Feb 2005-Feb 2007)

Funding

Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional research training fellowship funded by Addenbrook’s Charitable Trust and the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (2015)

Publications

Singh, H. Cooper, RJ. Lee, CW. Dempsey, L. Edwards, A. Brigadoi, S. Airantzis, D. Everdell, N. Michell, A. Holder, D. Hebden , JC. Austin, T. (2014) Mapping cortical haemodynamics during neonatal seizures using diffuse optical tomography: A case study. NeuroImage: Clinical 5: 256 – 265

Arthurs, OJ. Graves, MJ. Edwards, AD. Joubert, I. Set, PAK. Lomas, DJ (2014) Interactive neonatal gastrointestinal magnetic resonance imaging using fruit juice as an oral contrast media. BMC Medical Imagin 14(1): 33

Arthurs, OJ. Edwards, AD. Joubert, I. Graves, MJ. Set, PAK. Lomas, DJ. (2013) Interactive magnetic resonance imaging for paediatric vesicoureteric reflux (VUR). European Journal of Radiology 82(3): e112 – e119

Arthurs OJ, Edwards AD, Austin T, Graves MJ, Lomas DJ (2012) The challenges of neonatal magnetic resonance imaging. Pediatric Radiology 42(10): 1183 – 1194

Arthurs OJ, Edwards AD, Joubert I, Graves MJ, Set PA, Lomas DJ (2012) Interactive magnetic resonance imaging for paediatric vesicoureteric reflux (VUR). European Journal of Radiology, 82(3): e112 – e119

Arthurs OJ, Graves M, Edwards AD, Joubert I, Set P, Lomas DJ (2011) Pineapple juice for neonatal gut MRI. Pediatric Radiology, 41(11): S261

Edwards AD, Arthurs OJ (2011) Paediatric MRI under sedation: is it necessary? What is the evidence for the alternatives? Pediatric Radiology, 41(11): 1353 – 1364

Arthurs OJ, Edwards AD, Joubert I, Graves MJ, Set PAK, Lomas DJ (2011) Interactive Magnetic Resonance Voiding Cysto-urethrography (iMRVC) for vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) in unsedated infants: a feasibility study. European Radiology; 21(9): 1874 – 1881