Prof. Mark Lythgoe is the Founder and Director of the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI) at UCL, which is a new multidisciplinary research centre for experimental imaging. The Centre hosts 12 state-of-the-art imaging modalities and 50 researchers. Mark is also Chair of the Biological Imaging Centre at the Francis Crick Institute, where he designed and developed the joint world-class imaging facility.
Mark has a long-standing track record in the development and application of biomedical imaging techniques and has been awarded £43 million for his collaborative programme of imaging research. He has published over 200 papers in a wide range of journals including Nature, Nature Photonics, Nature Medicine and The Lancet. Mark has translated his research findings into clinical radiological practice and established a training programme with University College Hospital in biomedical imaging. He founded the UCL Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging, which graduates around 15 students each year, and is co-Director of the programme.