Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


Dr Gemma Bale

Research Associate


Gemma Bale is a Research Associate in the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory in the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at UCL. Her work focuses developing new near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) techniques for the measurement of cerebral oxygenation and metabolism, via cytochrome-c-oxidase. In particular, her PhD involved developing and demonstrating a novel broadband NIRS instrument to monitor neonatal brain injury in the intensive care unit. 


01-OCT-2015 Research Associate Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering University College London, United Kingdom

Academic Background

2016 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Medical Physics University College London
2012 MRes Master of Research – Photonics University College London
2011 BSc Bachelor of Science – Physics Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine