History of Medicine
 

Video Clips of Professor Terry Jones on YouTube

The MRC Cyclotron Unit and the world’s first hospital-based cyclotron


First gamma camera images of the brain’s metabolism and blood flow


Michel Ter-Pogossian and the positron camera


Positron Emission Tomography (PET), 1972 - measuring brain metabolism

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) – how it works and the first image of regional brain metabolism



A PET camera for the Hammersmith Hospital

Hammersmith forges ahead in functional imaging studies


Building a team – Keith Peters recruits Richard Frackowiack and others


First paper on visual (colour) activation, 1989

Statistical Parametric Mapping (SPM) – Karl Friston’s ‘great leap forward’


Development of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)


PET – the detection of brain chemical activity


PET – pain mechanisms and research into opiates


PET – the dopamine reward system


PET – developing drugs for brain tumours


PET – microglia activation in stroke, Alzheimer’s and MS


PET – serotonin research


PET – the burden of psychiatric disorders


PET – biologicals and the Northwick Park accident


Last Days at the Hammersmith – the MRC proposes to split the unit


Things Remembered – creating the teams


Things Remembered – inspiring the clinical community