Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC)


Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC)



Our aim is to make impact on key medical challenges facing 21st century society and to perform world leading research on medical imaging, image-analysis problems and applications.



A  group of academic staff, research staff and research students with close links with clinical Partners.



CMIC is located in the Engineering Front Building (EFB). The entrance to the building is in Malet Place, a small road off Torrington Place opposite Waterstone's bookshop.


Dr Gary Zhang article in "The I" newspaper

Gary has recently spent a month working at a newspaper called the I.  He wrote an article that appeared in the paper on a family that has made a massive difference to Alzheimer's research.  The article can be seen at


TIG academic wins Best Poster Award at IPMI 2017

We are pleased to congratulate Juan Eugenio Iglesias for winning the Best Poster Award at the Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI) conference 2017 for is work on "Globally Optimal Coupled Surfaces for Semi-Automatic Segmentation of Medical Images". This award was shared with Adrian Dalca et al's poster on "Population Based Image Imputation".  Read the full story.

CMIC successes at IPMI 2017

Well done to Eugenio Iglesias for his joint best-poster prize and to Razvan Marinescu for his honourable mention as one of two runners-up for the Erbsmann prize.

CMIC Open Event

CMIC held his Open Event on the 15th June 2017 (Christopher Ingold Building on the main campus).  We are delighted that Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg from the University of Oxford has given the Key Note talk. 
15:00 Posters, Demos and networking sessions
17:00 Address by the Dean of Engineering Nigel Tichener-Hooker
17:10 introduction ny Professor Daniel Alexander
17:15 Key Note talk by Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg.

Dr. Ferran Prados Carrasco was awarded with the Guarantors of Brain Post-Doctoral Non-Clinical Fellowship for 3 years.
The project will be done in between the Translational Imaging Group (TIG) and the Queen Square Multiple Sclerosis Centre at the Institute of Neurology (IoN) and it has the support from Prof. Olga Cicarrelli, Prof. Frederik Barkhof, Prof. Claudia Wheeler–Kingshott and Prof. Sebastien Ourselin.

Rosalind Pratt and Andrew Melbourne were invited to speak about their work in collaboration with UCLH and GOSH at the UCL/Paris Descartes University Fetal Growth Restriction seminar on the 5th May 2017 held at the Residence de France in Kensington.

Fetal Growth

Danny Alexander received senior fellowship of the ISMRM and Andrada Ianus received junior fellowship of the ISMRM at the annual meeting in Honolulu on 24th April 2017.

ISMRM Fellowships