Centre for Medical Imaging
The Centre for Medical Imaging has expertise in multimodality gastrointestinal, oncological, musculoskeletal and neurological imaging as well as medical physics, statistical methodology, health economics, modeling, and health behaviour. The department has published over 120 full peer-reviewed publications in the last 5 year and is also one of around 10 UK departments to host the Department of Health Walport Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) scheme, with 3 such ACFs in post.
Prof. Steve Halligan (Director of the Centre for Medical Imaging) is NIHR senior faculty and the only Radiologist PI to date awarded a NIHR program grant. Dr Stuart Taylor is the current Royal College of Radiologists Roentgen Professor for Research, Reader in Clinical Radiology at UCL and is only one of two UK radiologists to be awarded Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) senior lecturer status. Dr Shonit Punwani is a Radiologist and Senior Lecturer in Clinical and Academic MRI at UCL and is developing novel quantitative clinical applications of MRI. He was previously holder of one of only a handful of the prestigious Walport Clinical Lecturer posts in the UK. Dr Margaret Hall-Craggs has an international reputation in MR Imaging and has published extensively within this field. She was recent meeting chair of the 2009 International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr Harpreet Hyare and Dr Rolf Jager are neuroradiologists holding joint academic appointments with the Institute of Neurology and have a developed academic interest in neurological infective, oncological, degenerative and vascular disorders. Dr Paul Humphries is developing functional MRI in adolescent oncology. Dr Alice Gillams leads the image guided intervention programme. Other research active departmental members include Drs Clare Allen and Alex Kirkham who work in collaboration with colleagues in the Institute of Urology developing novel methods for the detection and treatment of prostate cancer.
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