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David Atkinson is a Reader in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He previously worked in MRI at Guy’s Hospital, London and in CMIC at UCL. Since 2011 he has been based in the UCL Centre for Medical Imaging, where he continues to research and develop new acquisition and processing methods for MRI and PET/MRI, whilst also facilitating multiple academic studies and enhancements to the NHS service.
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- Summary of current research projects
Position Project Title Funder Duration (months) Start Year Grant award Co-PI AI and MR physics simulation to assess low-cost, low-field MRI as a cancer screening tool CRUK 12 2019 £96,000 PI Turing Fellow: Machine Learning for MRI Motion Correction Alan Turing Institute 24 2018 £10,000 PI Application of inverse problems and modelling to the correction of artefacts in prostate diffusion MRI
Cancer Research UK / EPSRC
36 2016 £400,000 Co-I Cancer Research UK 60 2018 £1,342,215 Co-I
RISAPS Rivaroxaban in Stroke patients with AntiPhospholipid Syndrome.
Arthritis Research UK
Co-I Advanced MRI for the assessment of placental function in Fetal Growth Restriction RRT 2017
Co-I A framework for efficient synergistic spatiotemporal reconstruction of PET-MR dynamic data
EPSRC (CCP Flagship)
36 2017 £520,000 Co-I
PET-MR of the lung.
Siemens / UCL Impact Award for 3 PhD studentships. 36 2016 £150,000
RECLAIM Reclassifying constipation using MRI.
MRC Experimental Challenge Grant
36 2016 £1,600,000 Co-I Collaborative Computational Project in PET-MR
60 2015 £520,000 Co-I GiftSurg Image-Guided Intrauterine Minimally Invasive Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy
Wellcome / EPSRC Innovative Engineering for Health Award
84 2014 £10,000,000
- Recent Projects
Position Project Title Funder Duration (months) Start Year Grant award Supervisor Supervising 2 PhD students, Motion correction and Super-resolution in abdominal MRI, and, Quantitative Information from Bowel Motility. (1 awaiting viva) UCL EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging 96 2014 £5,686,852 Co-I Supervising 2 PhD students (1 completed, 1 awaiting viva)
CRUK & EPSRC Cancer Imaging Centre at KCL & UCL